(August 1977)

DC, 1960 Series
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Volume
18
Price
0.60 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1977-05-03
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893055508
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); Julius Schwartz (editor); E. Nelson Bridwell (associate editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Newsprint; Mando (beginning with #254)
Binding
saddle-stitched (#s 39, 48, 58, 67, 76, 110-116, 200 squarebound)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #143.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Justice League of America / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dick Dillin (signed)
Inks
Jack Abel (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-2636
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Count Crystal triumphs!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Justice League of America [JLA; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Black Canary [Dinah Laurel Lance]; Hawkman [Katar Hol]]; Hawkgirl [Shayera Thal]; Count Crystal
Reprints

Indexer Notes

All but Superman inset images.

The Carnival of Souls! (Table of Contents: 1)

Justice League of America / comic story / 33 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Englehart
Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Frank McLaughlin
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
S-2601
Genre
superhero
Characters
Justice League of America [JLA; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Black Canary [Dinah Laurel Lance]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Phantom Stranger; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Red Tornado [John Smith] (cameo)]; Hawkgirl [Shayera Thal]; Count Crystal (villain); Azgore (villain); Tom Fagan
Synopsis
At his Carnival of Souls outside Rutland, Vermont, Count Crystal attempts to sacrifice the Justice League to the demon Azgore to attain ultimate power. He manages to kill Superman, Phantom Stranger, and Hawkman but they are revived when he is defeated. The Red Tornado also reappears at the end of the story.
Reprints
Keywords
Rutland

Indexer Notes

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

If You Think Showcase Was Great Before -- (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

The New Doom Patrol / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

At Last! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Swamp Thing / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Just Imagine! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp; ?

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

House ad for DC Special Series (DC, 1977 series) #1 [5 Star Super-Hero Spectacular], on sale June 16; using some lettering of Ira Schnapp (possibly traced) from his early 1960's Justice League of America house ads.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

JLA Mail Room / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis (credited)
Pencils
Dick Dillin (logo illustration)
Inks
Tex Blaisdell ? (logo illustration)
Colors
? (logo illustration)
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-2644

Indexer Notes

letters from Bob Rodi, Tonie Nichols

Super-Struggle Against Shaggy Man! (Table of Contents: 6)

100 Issues Ago / recap / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox; E. Nelson Bridwell (new text)
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Frank Giacoia; Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino; ?

Job Number
S-2654
Genre
superhero
Characters
Justice League of America [JLA; Batman (Earth-1); The Flash [Barry Allen]; Green Arrow (Earth-1); Snapper Carr; Atom [Ray Palmer]; Wonder Woman (Earth-1); Hawkman [Katar Hol]]; Shaggy Man

Indexer Notes

panels reprinted from Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #45

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Count Crystal triumphs!"]
    Justice League of America
  2. 1. The Carnival of Souls!
    Justice League of America
  3. 2. If You Think Showcase Was Great Before --
    The New Doom Patrol
  4. 3. At Last!
    Swamp Thing
  5. 4. Just Imagine!
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    JLA Mail Room
  7. 6. Super-Struggle Against Shaggy Man!
    100 Issues Ago
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