(September 1978)

DC, 1971 Series
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Volume
8
Price
0.50 USD
Pages
44
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1978-06-13
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893071709
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); Paul Levitz (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #157.

The Attack of the Undead (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Kubert (signed)
Inks
Joe Kubert (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
C-765
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Beware--
Genre
horror-suspense; war
Characters
Nazis; vampires
Keywords
nazis; vampires

[Introduction] (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Paul Levitz ?
Pencils
Romeo Tanghal (signed)
Inks
Romeo Tanghal (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
J-5144
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Enter my domain, reader--and fear!
Genre
horror-suspense; war
Characters
Death
Keywords
demon; nazis; robots; skulls

The Attack of the Undead (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Jack C. Harris
Pencils
E. R. Cruz (signed)
Inks
E. R. Cruz (signed)
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Esphid Mahilum (credited as Esphid M.)

Job Number
J-5132
First Line of Dialogue or Text
1944-- the last efforts of the bitter, Third Reich to hold onto France doomed to failure...
Genre
horror-suspense; war
Characters
Death (host); Hendrick von Schmidt; Klaus; Nazis; Yvette; Chaplin; vampires
Keywords
France; Nazis; vampires; World War II

Indexer Notes

Set in 1944 in France during World War II.

The Lost Ace! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Manhart
Pencils
Howard Chaykin
Inks
Howard Chaykin
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
J-5203
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dogfight: The term sounds humorous, but to the grim-faced Japanese and American pilots, it means kill or be killed!
Genre
horror-suspense; war
Characters
Death (host); Marshall Jenkins; Saburo; Deputy Smith
Reprints
Keywords
Pacific; World War II

Indexer Notes

Set during World War II in the Pacific Theater.

Onward and Upward (Table of Contents: 4)

DC Publishorial / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jenette Kahn (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Changes. These days, they come fast and furious.

Indexer Notes

Placed in between pages 2 and 3 of the previous sequence. Text explaining about the increase in the price of DC publications.

The Alien Among Us (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Oleck
Pencils
Mike Grell
Inks
Mike Grell
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Ben Oda
Editing
Joe Orlando

Job Number
J-3443
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ever wondered what really lies out there?
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Death (host); Bridget O'Halloran; Walt Donald; aliens
Synopsis
Unknown to each other, two aliens from Venus assume earthlings' identities on a farm in Maine.
Reprints
Keywords
aliens; shapeshifters

Indexer Notes

Reprint information from Israel Jovanovich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

A.P.O. Weird War Tales / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Paul Levitz
Pencils
Joe Kubert (letterhead)
Inks
Joe Kubert (letterhead)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-980
First Line of Dialogue or Text
I purchased Weird War Tales #62 solely for the Chaykin strip.

Indexer Notes

Explains that the series has been including new and inventory stories on a one-for-one basis. However, there are only six inventory stories left. Includes a letter from Robin Snyder (future assistant editor for the series), Beppe Sabatini and Dwayne Adkins. "Next Issue" feature by Paul Levitz.

Volume 77 [78] Issue 24 - Week of June 12, 1978 (Table of Contents: 7)

The Answer Man; Daily Planet; Direct Currents / in-house column / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
Jim Aparo; Steve Ditko; John Fuller (illos)
Inks
Jim Aparo; Steve Ditko; Bob Wiacek (illos)
Colors
Tatjana Wood; ?
Letters
typeset
Editing
Bob Rozakis

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Brave & Bold features Human Target!
Characters
Human Target; Odd Man; Ray

Indexer Notes

Information (with illustrations) about The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #143 (by Aparo & Wood), Shade, the Changing Man (DC, 1977 series) #8 by Dikto (the comics ended up not being published) and about Ray's debut on Black Lightning (DC, 1977 series) #11 (by Fuller, Wiacek and Wood). Ask the Answer Man with questions from George Yee, David Archie, Ron Parielli, Tony Diehl and Andy Harouse. Direct Currents: On Sale Week of June 19th and On Sale Right Now.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Attack of the Undead
  2. 1. [Introduction]
  3. 2. The Attack of the Undead
  4. 3. The Lost Ace!
  5. 4. Onward and Upward
    DC Publishorial
  6. 5. The Alien Among Us
  7. 6. ["I purchased Weird War Tales #62 solely for the Chaykin strip."]
    A.P.O. Weird War Tales
  8. 7. Volume 77 [78] Issue 24 - Week of June 12, 1978
    The Answer Man; Daily Planet; Direct Currents
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