Shazam! #18
(May-June 1975)

DC, 1973 Series
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Volume
3
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1975-02-20
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Line of DC Super-Stars
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 #115.


The Celebrated Talking Frog of Blackstone Forest! (Table of Contents)

Shazam! / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
S-1955
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The Mummy (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Batman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Celebrated Talking Frog of Blackstone Forest! (Table of Contents: 2)

Shazam! / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Elliot S! Maggin
Pencils
Bob Oksner
Inks
Bob Oksner
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-1915
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Dr. Thomas Kilowatt; Mr. Tawky Tawny; Sunny Sparkle; Dexter Knox; Agent Raskolnikov (villain); Shazam (cameo, flashback); Prince Maxwell Phrogue
Synopsis
Tawky Tawny discovers a talking frog which is really a prince from the middle ages that was transformed into a frog by an evil witch.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Shazamail! / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
S-1946

The Coin-Operated Caper! (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-1894
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Sivana, Jr. (villain); John V. Franklyn
Synopsis
Sivana Jr. creates a coin that allows him to implant a thought into another person's mind. He uses the coin to make Freddy Freeman unable to say the magic word that transforms him into Captain Marvel Jr.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Celebrated Talking Frog of Blackstone Forest!
    Shazam!
  2. 1. The Mummy
    Batman
  3. 2. The Celebrated Talking Frog of Blackstone Forest!
    Shazam!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Shazamail!
  5. 4. The Coin-Operated Caper!
    Captain Marvel, Jr.
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