Shazam! #25
(September-October 1976)

DC, 1973 Series
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Volume
4
Price
0.30 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1976-06-29
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
A DC TV Comic [character]
Barcode
0709893068810
Editing
Julius Schwartz (editor); Joe Orlando (editor); E. Nelson Bridwell (associate editor); Bob Rozakis (assistant editor); Paul Levitz (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

This issue bears a "DC TV Comic" logo, which will last through #33 (to tie in with then-current Shazam! TV show).

On-sale date from Comic Reader #131.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Shazam! / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger (signed)
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
John Workman ?

Job Number
J-4350
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Isis

Isis... As in Crisis! (Table of Contents: 1)

Isis / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil
Pencils
Dick Giordano
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Job Number
S-2381
Genre
superhero
Characters
Isis (origin); Captain Marvel [Billy Batson] (cameo); Cindy Lee; Rick Mason
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Tie-in with TV heroine connected with Captain Marvel; prior to spin-off into her own title.

The Bicentennial Villain (Table of Contents: 2)

Shazam!; Captain Marvel / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
J-4347
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Whitey Murphy; Dr. Sivana (villain); Shazam (cameo); Sterling Morris (cameo); Benjamin Franklin (Flashback, Cameo); Captain John Smith (Flashback, Cameo); Pocahontas (Flashback, Cameo); Kit Carson (actor posing as the original); Buffalo Bill Cody (actor posing as the original)
Synopsis
Billy and his friend Whitey are making a documentary of young adults throughout history, but their production is sabotaged by Dr. Sivana.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Setting up a new trip by Billy and Uncle Dudley (inspired by TV format) visiting various American cities.

[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
J-4351

Indexer Notes

Explains that Julius Schwartz edited the Isis story in this issue, while the incoming editor, Joe Orlando, edited the Captain Marvel story.

Letters from: Brian McPhail, Mickey Eury, Donald Girovasi, and Don Glut.

Justice for All Includes Children 6 (Table of Contents: 4)

Superman / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Artwork donated by Continuity Associates, Inc.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Shazam!
  2. 1. Isis... As in Crisis!
    Isis
  3. 2. The Bicentennial Villain
    Shazam!; Captain Marvel
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Shazamail!
  5. 4. Justice for All Includes Children 6
    Superman
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Jim Van Dore
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  • Allen Ross
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