(1974)

CPL/GANG Publications, 1974 Series
 
Price
2.50 USD
Pages
48
On-sale Date
1974-07-04
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
CPL/GANG Publications
Editing
Bob Layton [as Robert Layton]

Issue Notes

This was issues #9 and #10 combined into one publication, according to the indicia. It is published between issues #8 and #11 of Contemporary Pictorial Literature (CPL/GANG Publications, 1973 series).

This issue debuted on July 4th 1974 at the New York Comic Art Convention, as stated by Roger Stern in an interview he did in Comic Book Artist #12.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Blue Beetle; Captain Atom; E-Man; Sarge Steel; Yang; Peter Cannon Thunderbolt; Judo Master; Baron Wierwulf; Peacemaker; Ghostly Tales / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Don Newton (signed)
Inks
Bob Layton (signed)
Letters
Joe Staton; ?

Genre
horror-suspense; superhero

Indexer Notes

Wrap-around cover

CPL GANG Publications (Table of Contents: 1)

The Question / credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob Layon [as Robert Layton]
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Question
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits for issue plus reproduction of the cover of Mysterious Suspense #1 by Ditko

B. B. Meets The Specter (Table of Contents: 2)

Blue Beetle / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover for previously unpublished 6th issue of Blue Beetle (Charlton 1967 series)

A Specter Is Haunting Hub City! (Table of Contents: 3)

Blue Beetle / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Ditko (plot); D. C. Glanzman (Script)
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Tough As Steel (Table of Contents: 4)

Sarge Steel / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Roger Stern [as Sterno]
Pencils
Dick Giordano (signed)
Inks
Dick Giordano (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Includes a cover repro of Secret Agent # 9.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Sarge Steel / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dick Giordano (signed)
Inks
Dick Giordano (signed)

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Full page illustration of Sarge Steel.

Peter Cannon... Thunderbolt (Table of Contents: 6)

Peter Cannon Thunderbolt / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Pete Morisi [as PAM]
Inks
Pete Morisi [as PAM]
Letters
Pete Morisi

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Full page illustration

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Judomaster / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Frank McLaughlin (signed)
Inks
Frank McLaughlin (signed)

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Full page illustration of Judomaster.

From The Mystic East (Table of Contents: 8)

Peter Cannon Thunderbolt; Judo Master; Yang / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
'Doc' Larry Brnicky
Pencils
Pete Morisi; Frank McLaughlin; Warren Sattler (illustrations)
Inks
Pete Morisi; Frank McLaughlin; Warren Sattler (illustrations)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

text article with 3 cover reprints

Yang (Table of Contents: 9)

Yang / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Warren Sattler (signed)
Inks
Warren Sattler (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Full page illustration

Captain Atom (Table of Contents: 10)

Captain Atom / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Don Maitz (signed)
Inks
Duffy Vohland (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Full page illustration

The Nuclear Joy Boys (Table of Contents: 11)

Captain Atom / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Franklin W. Maynerd; Bob Layton
Pencils
Steve Ditko (illustration)
Inks
Steve Ditko (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Includes a cover repro of Captain Atom # 82.

E-Man (Table of Contents: 12)

E-Man / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Staton (signed)
Inks
Joe Staton (signed)
Letters
Joe Staton

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Full page illustration

Nightshade (Table of Contents: 13)

Nightshade / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jim Aparo ?
Pencils
Jim Aparo (signed)
Inks
Jim Aparo (signed)
Letters
Jim Aparo

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

8 panel battle between Nightshade and The Image; Nightshade credited as "created by David A. Kaler"

The Charlton Mystique (Table of Contents: 14)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Roger Stern [as Sterno]
Letters
typeset

Charlton's Odds & Ends (Table of Contents: 15)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Scott Edelman
Pencils
Pat Boyette
Inks
Pat Boyette
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes the splash page from Space War (Charlton, 1978 series) #32.

The Spookman The Shape The Tyro Team (Table of Contents: 16)

The Spookman; The Shape; The Tyro Team / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Staton (signed)
Inks
Duffy Vohland (signed)
Letters
Duffy Vohland ?

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Full page illustration

Banshee/Ghost (Table of Contents: 17)

Banshee; Ghost / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Byrne (signed)
Inks
Duffy Vohland (signed)
Letters
John Byrne

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Full page illustration

The Peacemaker (Table of Contents: 18)

Peacemaker / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Gill
Pencils
Pat Boyette
Inks
Pat Boyette
Letters
Pat Boyette
Editing
Dick Giordano

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Splash page from the previously unpublished Peacemaker (Charlton 1967 series) #6

Crime (Table of Contents: 19)

The Question / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Byrne [as John L. Byrne]
Inks
Duffy Vohland (signed)
Letters
John Byrne ?

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Full page illustration with hero's name spelled "?uestion"

Checklist (Table of Contents: 20)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Don Rosa
Pencils
Don Newton (illustration)
Inks
Dan Adkins (illustration)
Letters
typeset; Don Newton (illustration)

Indexer Notes

Article alternates the checklist with full page illustrations of The Sentinels and The Prankster (separate entries); last page includes an illustration of Baron Wierwulf.

The Sentinels (Table of Contents: 21)

Sentinels / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Staton (signed)
Inks
Duffy Vohland (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Appears after page 1 of "Checklist"

The Prankster (Table of Contents: 22)

Prankster / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Don Maitz (signed)
Inks
Duffy Vohland (signed)
Letters
Don Maitz ?

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Appears after second page of "Checklist"

The Man From Sirius 5 Wander (Table of Contents: 23)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Aparo (signed)
Inks
Jim Aparo (signed)
Letters
Jim Aparo

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Full page illustration, concept credited to Denny O'Neill (as Sergius O'Shaugnessy)

Space Cowboy (Table of Contents: 24)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Roger Stern [as Sterno]
Letters
typeset

Gorgo (Table of Contents: 25)

Gorgo / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dave Cockrum (signed)
Inks
Dave Cockrum (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Keywords
monsters

Indexer Notes

Full page illustration

The Last Word (Table of Contents: 26)

E-Man / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Wildman
Pencils
Joe Staton (signed)
Inks
Duffy Vohland (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Text article with 1/4 page illustration of E-Man

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Blue Beetle; Captain Atom; E-Man; Sarge Steel; Yang; Peter Cannon Thunderbolt; Judo Master; Baron Wierwulf; Peacemaker; Ghostly Tales
  2. 1. CPL GANG Publications
    The Question
  3. 2. B. B. Meets The Specter
    Blue Beetle
  4. 3. A Specter Is Haunting Hub City!
    Blue Beetle
  5. 4. Tough As Steel
    Sarge Steel
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Sarge Steel
  7. 6. Peter Cannon... Thunderbolt
    Peter Cannon Thunderbolt
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Judomaster
  9. 8. From The Mystic East
    Peter Cannon Thunderbolt; Judo Master; Yang
  10. 9. Yang
    Yang
  11. 10. Captain Atom
    Captain Atom
  12. 11. The Nuclear Joy Boys
    Captain Atom
  13. 12. E-Man
    E-Man
  14. 13. Nightshade
    Nightshade
  15. 14. The Charlton Mystique
  16. 15. Charlton's Odds & Ends
  17. 16. The Spookman The Shape The Tyro Team
    The Spookman; The Shape; The Tyro Team
  18. 17. Banshee/Ghost
    Banshee; Ghost
  19. 18. The Peacemaker
    Peacemaker
  20. 19. Crime
    The Question
  21. 20. Checklist
  22. 21. The Sentinels
    Sentinels
  23. 22. The Prankster
    Prankster
  24. 23. The Man From Sirius 5 Wander
  25. 24. Space Cowboy
  26. 25. Gorgo
    Gorgo
  27. 26. The Last Word
    E-Man
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