Shazam! #17
(March-April 1975)

DC, 1973 Series
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Volume
3
Price
0.60 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1974-12-19
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [circle]
Editing
Julius Schwartz; E. Nelson Bridwell (associate editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age US; later standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched (squarebound #8,12-17)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #113.


The World's Mightiest Mortal Teams Up with a Ghost! (Table of Contents)

Shazam! / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Oksner
Inks
Bob Oksner
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
S-1899
Genre
superhero
Characters
Marvel Family [Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman] (inset); Mary Marvel [Mary Batson] (inset)]; Thomas Dekker
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

In This Issue (Table of Contents: 1)

Shazam! / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
N-1230
Genre
superhero
Characters
Marvel Family [Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]]; Shazam

The Pied Un-Piper (Table of Contents: 2)

The Marvel Family / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-1837
Genre
superhero
Characters
Marvel Family [Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]]; Mr. Tawky-Tawny (cameo); Allegro Scruff (villain); Ixploo (alien)
Synopsis
When Allegro Scruff plays his music he attracts villains. First an alien race that steals pollution, second an alien race that steals chocolate and finally an alien race that steals the color green.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Shazam Trivia Quiz #2 (Table of Contents: 3)

Shazam! / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
N-1231
Characters
Marvel Family [Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]; Uncle Marvel [Uncle Dudley]]; Mr. Mind; Shazam; Dr. Sivana; Captain Nazi; King Kull; Sivana, Jr.; Ibac; Black Adam

Capt. Marvel Jr. and the Idol of Vengeance! (Table of Contents: 4)

Captain Marvel, Jr. / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
William Woolfolk
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
N-1181
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; John Boardman (villain)
Reprints

Captain Marvel Gets Promoted (Table of Contents: 5)

Captain Marvel / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Pete Costanza
Inks
Pete Costanza
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
N-1180
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Colonel Warwick Washington Jefferson Blueridge; Chief Mud-in-Eye
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pencils credited to C. C. Beck on splash panel.

Answers to Shazam Trivia Quiz (Table of Contents: 6)

Shazam! / activity / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [as Billy Batson]

Captain Marvel Sails Before the Mast (Table of Contents: 7)

Captain Marvel / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Pete Costanza
Inks
Pete Costanza
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
N-1179
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Quentin Vandecker; Captain Bryce (villain)
Reprints

4. Zeus (Table of Contents: 8)

Legends of Shazam! / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-1910
Genre
superhero
Characters
Zeus

Shazam! Puzzle Page (Table of Contents: 9)

Shazam! / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
C. C. Beck
Inks
C. C. Beck
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
N-1242
Genre
superhero
Characters
Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]

Jives Becomes a Jockey! (Table of Contents: 10)

Mary Marvel / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
William Woolfolk
Pencils
Jack Binder
Inks
Jack Binder
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
N-1182
Genre
superhero
Characters
Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]; Mrs. Bromfield; Jives; Tinhorn Terris (villain)
Reprints

The Curse of the Black Thumb (Table of Contents: 11)

Captain Marvel / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
C. C. Beck
Inks
C. C. Beck
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
N-1177
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Sterling Morris; Cissie Sommerly
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inks credited to Pete Costanza on the splash panel.

Captain Marvel's Wedding (Table of Contents: 12)

Captain Marvel / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
C. C. Beck
Inks
C. C. Beck
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
N-1178
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Mrs. Wagner (cameo); Sterling Morris (cameo); Theo Hagge (villain)
Reprints

Captain Marvel and the Haunted Girl! (Table of Contents: 13)

Captain Marvel / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
C. C. Beck
Inks
Pete Costanza
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
N-1183
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Sterling Morris; Thomas Dekker; Linda Dekker
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Shazamail! / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-1905
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The World's Mightiest Mortal Teams Up with a Ghost!
    Shazam!
  2. 1. In This Issue
    Shazam!
  3. 2. The Pied Un-Piper
    The Marvel Family
  4. 3. Shazam Trivia Quiz #2
    Shazam!
  5. 4. Capt. Marvel Jr. and the Idol of Vengeance!
    Captain Marvel, Jr.
  6. 5. Captain Marvel Gets Promoted
    Captain Marvel
  7. 6. Answers to Shazam Trivia Quiz
    Shazam!
  8. 7. Captain Marvel Sails Before the Mast
    Captain Marvel
  9. 8. 4. Zeus
    Legends of Shazam!
  10. 9. Shazam! Puzzle Page
    Shazam!
  11. 10. Jives Becomes a Jockey!
    Mary Marvel
  12. 11. The Curse of the Black Thumb
    Captain Marvel
  13. 12. Captain Marvel's Wedding
    Captain Marvel
  14. 13. Captain Marvel and the Haunted Girl!
    Captain Marvel
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Shazamail!
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