(May-June 1978)

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Volume
23
Price
0.35 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1978-02-28
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893070506
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); Murray Boltinoff (editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age and Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Mostly Saddle-Stitched (Squarebound #157-162)
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #153.


[Cry of the Death Bird] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Luis Dominguez (signed)
Inks
Luis Dominguez (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-3926
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Monsters from a Thousand Fathoms (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Redondo Studio
Inks
Redondo Studio
Colors
D. R. Martin
Letters
?

Job Number
B-3753
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Captain Ransom; Bruce Ransom
Synopsis
Captain Random's son does not want to take up his father's career, but goes along on one voyage to prove that he will be of no use. However, his skills at hypnosis come in handy foiling an attempted mutiny.
Reprints
Keywords
magic; mutiny

Welcome Home, Killer! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
George Kashdan
Pencils
Fred Carrillo
Inks
Fred Carrillo
Colors
D. R. Martin
Letters
?

Job Number
B-2553
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Roy; Dr. Smith; Bernie; Gena
Synopsis
A man is released after years in an asylum, supposedly cured of his murderous impulses. His sister-in-law plans to drive him mad again and make him kill his brother, but she is the victim instead.

Dilemma (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Wonder Woman; Hostess Twinkies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Strangest Showcase Story in Twenty-One Years! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Can Four Super-Speed Super-Stars Defeat Gorilla Grodd? (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

The Flash / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Cry of the Death Bird (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Toomey
Pencils
E. R. Cruz
Inks
Noly Panaligan
Colors
D. R. Martin
Letters
Erick Santos [as Erick S. J.]

Job Number
B-3850
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Timothy Shannon; Katie
Synopsis
A terrorist seeks refuge in his late brother's home, where his nephew is dying. The legend of a giant black bird who carries people to their death comes true, taking the man instead of the boy.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Unexpected Mail / letters page / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
Murray Boltinoff
Letters
typeset

Job Number
B-3912

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Mike Masterson, Kirk Carter, Morris Kass and Debbi Jani.

Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation (Table of Contents: 8)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1977
Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 131,315
Actual number sold for issue nearest filing date (total paid circulation): 102,854
Owner: DC Comics, Inc., wholly owned by Warner Communications, Inc., a publicly-held company, both at 75 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, N.Y. 10019

Volume 78 Issue 9 - Week of February 27, 1978 (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Daily Planet / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Cry of the Death Bird]
  2. 1. Monsters from a Thousand Fathoms
  3. 2. Welcome Home, Killer!
  4. 3. Dilemma
    Wonder Woman; Hostess Twinkies
  5. 4. The Strangest Showcase Story in Twenty-One Years!
  6. 5. Can Four Super-Speed Super-Stars Defeat Gorilla Grodd?
    The Flash
  7. 6. Cry of the Death Bird
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Unexpected Mail
  9. 8. Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation
  10. 9. Volume 78 Issue 9 - Week of February 27, 1978
    Daily Planet
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