Shazam! #24
(Spring 1976)

DC, 1973 Series
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Volume
4
Price
0.30 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale date
1976-03-30
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); Bob Rozakis (assistant 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 Comics Reader #128.


[Sivana Saves Captain Marvel] (Table of Contents)

Shazam! / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ernie Chan
Inks
Bob Oksner
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-2301
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]
Reprints

Superman Saves the Earth (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman; Hostess Cup Cakes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; aliens
Synopsis
Aliens want to destroy the Earth as it is a backward planet of no use, until Superman introduces them to Hostess Cup Cakes.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Sivana Saves Captain Marvel (Table of Contents: 2)

Shazam! / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
N-1529
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Dr. Sivana (villain); King Zurk (villain); Mr. Grunbock
Synopsis
Dr. Sivana traps Billy with paralyzing gas and leaves him in outer space, unable to change to Captain Marvel. But when he discovers the Azpaks have taken over the world and want to kill him, Sivana is forced to rescue Billy to help destroy the Azpaks.
Reprints

In the Days of Robin Hood (Table of Contents: 3)

Shazam! Presents Capt. Marvel Jr. / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
William Woolfolk
Pencils
Bud Thompson
Inks
Bud Thompson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
N-1530
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Robin Hood; Merry Men; King Richard the Lionhearted; John Freeman (first appearance, Freddy's ancestor, first to bear his family name); Earl of Nottingham (first appearance, villain)
Synopsis
Freddy is magically summoned into the past by his ancestor to help him rescue Robin Hood and his Merry Men from the Earl of Nottingham.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Shazamail! / letters page / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Job Number
S-2292

Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation (Table of Contents: 5)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Bernard Kashdan
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Date of Filing: October 1, 1976. Average number copies each issue during preceding 12 months: 349,000.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Sivana Saves Captain Marvel]
    Shazam!
  2. 1. Superman Saves the Earth
    Superman; Hostess Cup Cakes
  3. 2. Sivana Saves Captain Marvel
    Shazam!
  4. 3. In the Days of Robin Hood
    Shazam! Presents Capt. Marvel Jr.
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Shazamail!
  6. 5. Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Matthew Head
  • Jim Stangas
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Rich Morrissey (R.I.P.)
  • Gregory Fischer