(December 1978)

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Volume
8
Price
0.40 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1978-09-12
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893071712
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); Paul Levitz (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #160.
This issue has variants:

The Blood Boat (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Luis Dominguez (signed as LD)
Inks
Luis Dominguez (signed as LD)
Colors
?
Letters
Todd Klein

Job Number
C-845
Genre
horror-suspense; war

Indexer Notes

Letters credit from http://kleinletters.com/.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Gerry Talaoc
Inks
Gerry Talaoc
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-4865
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Men fear the Sargasso Sea, and speak of being lost there forever... but they know not what they say!
Genre
horror-suspense; war
Characters
Death

The Blood Boat! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
J. M. DeMatteis
Pencils
Dick Ayers
Inks
Dan Adkins
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Jean Simek

Job Number
J-5458?
Genre
horror-suspense; war
Characters
Death (host)
Keywords
Pacific; World War II

Indexer Notes

Set in the Pacific Ocean in August 1944 during World War II.

Death's Double Agent (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mike W. Barr
Pencils
Jerry Bingham
Inks
Romeo Tanghal
Colors
Jerry Serpe (credited as J. Serpe)
Letters
?

Job Number
J-5463?
Genre
horror-suspense; war
Characters
Death (host)

Indexer Notes

Set in 1943 in France during World War II.

The Lonely Road to Life (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Oleck
Pencils
Alex Niño (signed)
Inks
Alex Niño (signed)
Colors
Jerry Serpe (credited as J. Serpe)
Letters
Erik Santos (credited as E. Santos)

Job Number
J-3788?
Genre
science fiction; war
Characters
Death (host)

Indexer Notes

Set on another planet sometime in the future.

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

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-158

Indexer Notes

Explains that as of next issue "the legendary WEIRD WAR TALES inventory is exhausted," so all new material will appear.

Volume 78 Issue 37 - Week of September 11, 1978 (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Daily Planet / in-house column / 0.8 page (report information)

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

Hembeck / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Fred Hembeck
Pencils
Fred Hembeck
Inks
Fred Hembeck
Colors
?
Letters
Fred Hembeck

Genre
humor; superhero
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Blood Boat
  2. 1. ["Men fear the Sargasso Sea, and speak of being lost there forever... but they know not what they say!"]
  3. 2. The Blood Boat!
  4. 3. Death's Double Agent
  5. 4. The Lonely Road to Life
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    A.P.O. Weird War Tales
  7. 6. Volume 78 Issue 37 - Week of September 11, 1978
    Daily Planet
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Hembeck
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