(1977)

Harmony Books, 1977 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
10.00 USD
Pages
360
On-sale date
1977
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
?
Brand
?
ISBN
0-517-53127-5 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
?
Editing
E. Nelson Bridwell
Color
color cover; color and black and white interior
Dimensions
8" x 11"
Binding
hardcover with dust jacket
Publishing Format
collected edition

Issue Notes

Book copy provided by Rich Morrissey. Some credits from Lou Mougin's Fawcett Indexes.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Marvel Family / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel; Mary Marvel; Captain Marvel Jr.

Introduction (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 10 pages (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Letters
typeset

[Introducing Captain Marvel] (Table of Contents: 2)

Captain Marvel / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Parker
Pencils
C. C. Beck
Inks
C. C. Beck
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Bill Parker (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Shazam; Sivana
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Origin

[The Origin of Dr. Sivana] (Table of Contents: 3)

Captain Marvel / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Parker
Pencils
C. C. Beck
Inks
C. C. Beck
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Bill Parker (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Sivana (origin); Beautia (origin); Magnificus (introduction; origin)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Beautia's last name and relationship to Sivana revealed

[The Origin of Captain Marvel, Jr.] (Table of Contents: 4)

Captain Marvel / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
France Herron
Pencils
C. C. Beck; Mac Raboy
Inks
C. C. Beck; Mac Raboy
Letters
?
Editing
France Herron (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Nazi; Captain Marvel Jr (introduction; origin); Whitey Murphy; Shazam; Hitler
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part 2 of Captain Marvel / Bulletman / Captain Marvel Jr. vs. Captain Nazi trilogy; story continues from Master Comics

Captain Marvel Introduces Mary Marvel (Table of Contents: 5)

Captain Marvel / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Marc Swayze
Inks
Marc Swayze
Letters
?
Editing
Rod Reed (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mary Marvel; Captain Marvel, Jr; Shazam
Reprints

The Monster Society of Evil Chapter 1: The Pearl of Peril (Table of Contents: 6)

Captain Marvel / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
C. C. Beck
Inks
C. C. Beck
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Rod Reed ? (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Nazi; Mr Mind (as voice on radio); Monster Society of Evil (introduction); Mr Banjo; IBAC
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Monster Society of Evil Part 1 (of 25)

Baffin Land (Table of Contents: 7)

Captain Marvel, Jr. / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Marc Swayze
Inks
Marc Swayze
Letters
?
Editing
Rod Reed (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Nazi
Reprints

Captain Marvel, Jr. Meets Himself in the Future (Table of Contents: 8)

Captain Marvel, Jr. / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Mac Raboy
Inks
Mac Raboy
Letters
?
Editing
Will Lieberson (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Synopsis
Cap Jr. meets a 115-year-old Freddy Freeman, who retired in 2019, in 2044.
Reprints

Captain Marvel in Oklahoma City (Table of Contents: 9)

Captain Marvel / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
C. C. Beck ?
Inks
Pete Costanza ?
Letters
?
Editing
J. B. Magill (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Synopsis
Captain Marvel visits Oklahoma City.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

"City" story: Oklahoma City, OK. Hometown of editor E. Nelson Bridwell.

The Monster Society of Evil Chapter 25: The End of Mr. Mind (Table of Contents: 10)

Captain Marvel / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
C. C. Beck
Inks
Beck-Costanza Studio [C. C. Beck ?; Pete Costanza ?]
Letters
?
Editing
J. B. Magill (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mr Mind
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Chapter 25 Monster Society of evil-conclusion

The Mighty Marvels Join Forces! (Table of Contents: 11)

Marvel Family / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
C. C. Beck
Inks
Pete Costanza
Letters
?
Editing
Wendell Crowley (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Adam
Reprints

Uncle Marvel's Wedding (Table of Contents: 12)

Captain Marvel / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
William Woolfolk
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?
Editing
Wendell Crowley (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aunt Minerva
Reprints

The Marvel Family and Aunty Anti-Marvel (Table of Contents: 13)

The Marvel Family / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
C. C. Beck
Inks
Pete Costanza
Letters
?
Editing
Wendell Crowley (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Sivana; Marvel Family
Reprints

The Riddles of Death! (Table of Contents: 14)

Mary Marvel / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Jack Binder
Inks
Jack Binder
Letters
?
Editing
Mercedes Shull (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Bulletgirl; the Weeper; Doctor Riddle
Reprints

The Horrid Hermit (Table of Contents: 15)

Mary Marvel / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Jack Binder
Inks
Jack Binder
Letters
?
Editing
Mercedes Shull (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mary Marvel; Freckles Marvel
Reprints

The Sivana Family Strikes at the Marvel Family - Part 1 (Table of Contents: 16)

Marvel Family / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Pete Costanza
Inks
Pete Costanza
Letters
?
Editing
Wendell Crowley (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Sivana Family
Reprints

The Sivana Family Strikes at the Marvel Family - Part 2: The Sinking of Atlantis (Table of Contents: 17)

Mary Marvel / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Jack Binder
Inks
Jack Binder
Letters
?
Editing
Wendell Crowley (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Georgia Sivana
Reprints

The Sivana Family Strikes at the Marvel Family - Part 3: Captain Marvel Faces Danger in the Deep! (Table of Contents: 18)

Captain Marvel / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
C. C. Beck
Inks
Pete Costanza
Letters
?
Editing
Wendell Crowley (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Reprints

The Sivana Family Strikes at the Marvel Family - Part 4: Atlantis Rises Again (Table of Contents: 19)

Captain Marvel, Jr. / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Bud Thompson
Inks
Bud Thompson
Letters
?
Editing
Wendell Crowley (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Reprints

The Sivana Family Strikes at the Marvel Family - Part 5: The Marvel Family in the Battle of the Age! (Table of Contents: 20)

Marvel Family / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Pete Costanza
Inks
Pete Costanza
Letters
?
Editing
Wendell Crowley (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Sivana Family
Reprints

The Talking Tiger (Table of Contents: 21)

Captain Marvel / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
C. C. Beck
Inks
C. C. Beck
Letters
?
Editing
Wendell Crowley (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mr. Tawny
Reprints

The Return of Mr Tawny (Table of Contents: 22)

Captain Marvel / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
C. C. Beck
Inks
Pete Costanza
Letters
?
Editing
Wendell Crowley (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mr. Tawny
Reprints

The Flying Shoes (Table of Contents: 23)

Mary Marvel / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
Jack Binder
Inks
Jack Binder
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

The Plot Against the Universe Part 1: Dr. Sivana Strikes at Shazam (Table of Contents: 24)

Captain Marvel / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
C. C. Beck
Inks
Pete Costanza
Letters
?
Editing
Wendell Crowley (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Sivana; Shazam; Tawky Tawny
Synopsis
The origin of Captain Marvel retold is retold. anniversary story
Reprints
Keywords
anniversary story

The Plot Against the Universe Part 2: The Invasion of the Rock of Eternity (Table of Contents: 25)

Captain Marvel / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
C. C. Beck
Inks
Pete Costanza
Letters
?
Editing
Wendell Crowley (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Reprints

The Plot Against the Universe Part 3: The Evil Element (Table of Contents: 26)

Captain Marvel / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
C. C. Beck
Inks
Pete Costanza
Letters
?
Editing
Wendell Crowley (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Reprints

The Plot Against the Universe Part 4: The Marvelium Plot (Table of Contents: 27)

Captain Marvel / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
C. C. Beck
Inks
Pete Costanza
Letters
?
Editing
Wendell Crowley (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Reprints

The Voodoo Clock! (Table of Contents: 28)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Bud Thompson
Inks
Bud Thompson
Letters
?
Editing
Wendell Crowley (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Reprints

The Return of the Ancient Villain (Table of Contents: 29)

Captain Marvel / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
C. C. Beck
Inks
Pete Costanza ?
Letters
?
Editing
Wendell Crowley (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
King Kull
Reprints

Double Doom (Table of Contents: 30)

Captain Marvel / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
C. C. Beck
Inks
Pete Costanza ?
Letters
?
Editing
Wendell Crowley (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Sivana; King Kull
Reprints

The Fourth Dimensional Elephant (Table of Contents: 31)

Captain Marvel, Jr. / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
William Woolfolk
Pencils
Bud Thompson
Inks
Bud Thompson
Letters
?
Editing
Wendell Crowley (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Reprints

The Marvel Family Fights the Feathered Fury (Table of Contents: 32)

Marvel Family / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Letters
?
Editing
Wendell Crowley (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Reprints

The World's Wickedest Plan (Table of Contents: 33)

Shazam!; Captain Marvel / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Dennis O'Neil
Pencils
C. C. Beck
Inks
C. C. Beck
Colors
?
Letters
C. C. Beck
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils, inks and edits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics [May 2008].

The Mystery of the Missing Newsstand! (Table of Contents: 34)

Captain Marvel, Jr. / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Elliot Maggin
Pencils
Dave Cockrum
Inks
Dave Cockrum
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils, inks and edits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics [May 2008].

The Bicentennial Villain (Table of Contents: 35)

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

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Joe Orlando (original editor)

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.

The Case of the Kidnapped Congress (Table of Contents: 36)

Shazam!; Captain Marvel / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Joe Orlando (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]; Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Shazam; Mentor [Uncle Dudley] (first as Mentor); Elders [Solomon; Hercules; Atlas; Zeus; Achilles; Mercury]; Sterling Morris; Whitey Murphy; Joan Jameson; Tawky Tawny; Cissy Sommerly; Sunny Dexter; Doc Quartz; Ma Potter; Pa Potter; Chet Porter (first appearance); Rod Porter (first appearance); Dr. Sivana [Thaddeus Bodog Sivana] (villain); Yorgull (first appearance; villain)
Synopsis
Billy and Uncle Dudley (as Mentor) set off on a tour around the country doing a series on young people. The first stop is Washington, DC, where Dr. Sivana has made the Capitol disappear.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This story conforms the comic book to the Shazam television series, with Billy and Uncle Dudley (with a new mustache) going on the road in a van, and Billy talking to the Elders instead of the wizard Shazam.

Secret of the Smiling Swordsman! (Table of Contents: 37)

Mary Marvel / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Bob Oksner
Inks
Bob Oksner
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]; Uncle Marvel [Uncle Dudley]; The Smiling Swordsman (villain)
Synopsis
Uncle Dudley is kidnapped by the Smiling Swordsman and forced to steal a painting.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils, inks and edits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics [May 2008].

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Marvel Family
  2. 1. Introduction
  3. 2. [Introducing Captain Marvel]
    Captain Marvel
  4. 3. [The Origin of Dr. Sivana]
    Captain Marvel
  5. 4. [The Origin of Captain Marvel, Jr.]
    Captain Marvel
  6. 5. Captain Marvel Introduces Mary Marvel
    Captain Marvel
  7. 6. The Monster Society of Evil Chapter 1: The Pearl of Peril
    Captain Marvel
  8. 7. Baffin Land
    Captain Marvel, Jr.
  9. 8. Captain Marvel, Jr. Meets Himself in the Future
    Captain Marvel, Jr.
  10. 9. Captain Marvel in Oklahoma City
    Captain Marvel
  11. 10. The Monster Society of Evil Chapter 25: The End of Mr. Mind
    Captain Marvel
  12. 11. The Mighty Marvels Join Forces!
    Marvel Family
  13. 12. Uncle Marvel's Wedding
    Captain Marvel
  14. 13. The Marvel Family and Aunty Anti-Marvel
    The Marvel Family
  15. 14. The Riddles of Death!
    Mary Marvel
  16. 15. The Horrid Hermit
    Mary Marvel
  17. 16. The Sivana Family Strikes at the Marvel Family - Part 1
    Marvel Family
  18. 17. The Sivana Family Strikes at the Marvel Family - Part 2: The Sinking of Atlantis
    Mary Marvel
  19. 18. The Sivana Family Strikes at the Marvel Family - Part 3: Captain Marvel Faces Danger in the Deep!
    Captain Marvel
  20. 19. The Sivana Family Strikes at the Marvel Family - Part 4: Atlantis Rises Again
    Captain Marvel, Jr.
  21. 20. The Sivana Family Strikes at the Marvel Family - Part 5: The Marvel Family in the Battle of the Age!
    Marvel Family
  22. 21. The Talking Tiger
    Captain Marvel
  23. 22. The Return of Mr Tawny
    Captain Marvel
  24. 23. The Flying Shoes
    Mary Marvel
  25. 24. The Plot Against the Universe Part 1: Dr. Sivana Strikes at Shazam
    Captain Marvel
  26. 25. The Plot Against the Universe Part 2: The Invasion of the Rock of Eternity
    Captain Marvel
  27. 26. The Plot Against the Universe Part 3: The Evil Element
    Captain Marvel
  28. 27. The Plot Against the Universe Part 4: The Marvelium Plot
    Captain Marvel
  29. 28. The Voodoo Clock!
    Captain Marvel, Jr.
  30. 29. The Return of the Ancient Villain
    Captain Marvel
  31. 30. Double Doom
    Captain Marvel
  32. 31. The Fourth Dimensional Elephant
    Captain Marvel, Jr.
  33. 32. The Marvel Family Fights the Feathered Fury
    Marvel Family
  34. 33. The World's Wickedest Plan
    Shazam!; Captain Marvel
  35. 34. The Mystery of the Missing Newsstand!
    Captain Marvel, Jr.
  36. 35. The Bicentennial Villain
    Shazam!; Captain Marvel
  37. 36. The Case of the Kidnapped Congress
    Shazam!; Captain Marvel
  38. 37. Secret of the Smiling Swordsman!
    Mary Marvel
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