(January-February 1978)

DC, 1976 Series
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Volume
3
Price
0.60 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1977-10-11
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Barcode
0709893166001
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); Paul Levitz (editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound (#1-2); Saddle-stitched (#3-18)
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #149.

Dated "Winter" on cover.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Deadman; The Phantom Stranger / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Aparo (signed)
Inks
Jim Aparo (signed)
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
Joe Letterese ?

Job Number
C-611?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Deadman; Phantom Stranger
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

The Cuckoo Cuckoos (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

The Penguin; Hostess Fruit Pies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Gargoyles (Table of Contents: 2)

The Phantom Stranger; Deadman / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Martin Pasko
Pencils
Romeo Tanghal
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
J-4933
Genre
superhero
Characters
Phantom Stranger; Deadman
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Prologue

Hour of the Demon! (Table of Contents: 3)

Deadman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Martin Pasko
Pencils
Romeo Tanghal
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
Milt Snapinn; Ben Oda

Genre
superhero
Characters
Deadman
Reprints

Wraiths in the Rain (Table of Contents: 4)

Phantom Stranger / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Romeo Tanghal
Inks
Bob Layton
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Genre
superhero
Characters
Phantom Stranger
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story takes place in Rutland, Vermont, the site of previous Marvel and DC Halloween tales. Includes caricatures of Tom Fagan, Gerry and Carla Conway, Marty Pasko, Paul Levitz and Romeo Tanghal.

Chapter 3 (Table of Contents: 5)

The Phantom Stranger; Deadman / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Romeo Tanghal
Inks
Bob Layton
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Genre
superhero
Characters
Phantom Stranger; Deadman
Reprints

The Story Behind the Story (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Paul Levitz
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-818

Indexer Notes

Background on the genesis of the Deadman/Phantom Stranger story and an announcement of the title's cancellation.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Deadman; The Phantom Stranger
  2. 1. The Cuckoo Cuckoos
    The Penguin; Hostess Fruit Pies
  3. 2. The Gargoyles
    The Phantom Stranger; Deadman
  4. 3. Hour of the Demon!
    Deadman
  5. 4. Wraiths in the Rain
    Phantom Stranger
  6. 5. Chapter 3
    The Phantom Stranger; Deadman
  7. 6. The Story Behind the Story
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Lou Mazzella