(October-November 1975)

DC, 1968 Series
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Volume
5
Price
0.50 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1975-07-08
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [circle]
Editing
E. Nelson Bridwell
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy covers; Newsprint interiors
Binding
Squarebound and Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #120.


Earth Shaking Stories (Table of Contents)

Superman; Green Lantern; Shazam! / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan; Gil Kane; C. C. Beck
Inks
George Klein; Murphy Anderson; C. C. Beck
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Grax; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Flash [Barry Allen]; Major Disaster [Paul Booker]; Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]

Indexer Notes

Cover illos reprinted from covers of stories inside. Color credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

The Super-Human Bomb! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Shooter
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Wayne Boring
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Job Number
N-1362
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Brainiac; Grax; Lois Lane
Reprints

Catastrophic Crimes of Major Disaster! (Table of Contents: 2)

Green Lantern / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Sid Greene
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original editor)

Job Number
N-1363
Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; The Flash [Barry Allen] (guest star); Carol Ferris; Iris West; Pieface [Tom Kalmaku]; Major Disaster [Paul Booker] (first appearance, villain)
Synopsis
A new villain creates disasters to commit his crimes, and Hal and Barry are having a hard time stopping him.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Story across 24 pages in three parts of 7.67, 9.67, and 5.67 pages.

Great Disasters of History (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Letters
typeset

Job Number
N-1365

Captain Marvel Battles the Atomic Fire (Table of Contents: 4)

Shazam! / comic story / 10.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]
Reprints

Minerva Menace! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Shazam!; Hostess Twinkies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Earth Shaking Stories
    Superman; Green Lantern; Shazam!
  2. 1. The Super-Human Bomb!
    Superman
  3. 2. Catastrophic Crimes of Major Disaster!
    Green Lantern
  4. 3. Great Disasters of History
  5. 4. Captain Marvel Battles the Atomic Fire
    Shazam!
  6. 5. Minerva Menace!
    Shazam!; Hostess Twinkies
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Nick Caputo
  • Valmiki Annamanthadoo
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Denys Howard
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Ramon Schenk