(February-March 1976)

DC, 1972 Series
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Volume:
5
Price:
1.00 USD
Pages:
60
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1975-11-06
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
The Line of DC Super-Stars
Barcode:
?
Editing:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Tabloid
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #124.

This issue was originally scheduled to contain a Captain Marvel Junior story and house ads for it show him on the cover at the rear of the sleigh but when page counts dropped the story (and his cover image) was excised.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
Sol Harrison
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sandman [Wesley Dodds]; Sandy; Cain; Wonder Woman; Batman; Santa Claus; Superman

Indexer Notes

Cover credits confirmed by Comic Reader #124. Color credits provided by Anthony Tollin.

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

Christmas with the Superheroes / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Pencils:
Curt Swan (illustration)
Inks:
Bob Oksner (illustration)
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
N-1430

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

[Yuletide! Period of gaiety and good will among men!] (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Jack Burnley
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-1376

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Santa Claus; Dr. Grouch; Mr. Meaney; Perry White; Lois Lane; James Daniels
Reprints:

The Silent Night of the Batman (Table of Contents: 3)

Batman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Friedrich
Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Snapinn ?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz (original editor)
Job Number:
N-1377

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; James Gordon
Reprints:

Night Prowler! (Table of Contents: 4)

House of Mystery / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Len Wein
Pencils:
Bernie Wrightson (Cain image page 1, all art on pages 2-4); Howard Chaykin (splash page 1)
Inks:
Bernie Wrightson (Cain image page 1, all art on pages 2-4); Howard Chaykin (splash page 1)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Snapinn ?
Editing:
Joe Orlando (original editor)
Job Number:
N-1428

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain
Synopsis:
On Christmas Eve, a man and his wife are awakened by the sounds of a prowler in the house.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

An added splash/introduction page is by Howard Chaykin, reprinted in altered form from Forbidden Tales of Dark Mansion (DC, 1972 series) #15 (March 1974). With image of Cain (in lower right) by Berni Wrightson pasted in from the Wrightson splash page in House of Mystery (DC, 1951 Series) #211 (February 1973). "House of Mystery" was added across the top of splash page.
This story was originally 3 pages in House of OF Mystery 191.

Christmas Greetings from the Super-Heroes! (Table of Contents: 5)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Pencils:
various
Inks:
various
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Robin; Batman; Santa Claus; Superman; Wonder Woman; Flash [Jay Garrick]; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Captain Marvel, Jr.; Captain Marvel; Mary Marvel

[Yes, I know I'm only a fir tree,…] (Table of Contents: 6)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
William Moulton Marston
Pencils:
Harry G. Peter (signed)
Inks:
Harry G. Peter (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Sheldon Mayer (original editor)
Job Number:
N-1380

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Woman; Carl Natz; Etta Candy; Fir Balsam; Babs Carter; Teddy Carter; Jeb Carter; Nan Carter; Fritz Krieg
Reprints:

Santa's Scrambled Super-List (Table of Contents: 7)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Rozakis
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
P-60

Santa Fronts for the Mob (Table of Contents: 8)

Sandman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby ?; Joe Simon ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Howard Ferguson
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (original editor)
Job Number:
N-1379

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sandman [Wesley Dodds]; Sandy; F. P. Miller; Smoothe; Mountain-Man Bearde
Reprints:

Sing Along with the Super-Heroes (Table of Contents: 9)

activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
various
Pencils:
Curt Swan; Neal Adams; C. C. Beck; Sheldon Mayer; Nick Cardy (illustrations)
Inks:
?; Dick Giordano; C. C. Beck ?; Sheldon Mayer; Nick Cardy (illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Snapinn; typeset
Job Number:
N-1431

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sugar and Spike; Batman; Superman, Justice League; Marvel Family; Santa Claus

Indexer Notes

Includes the lyrics to Silent Night, Adeste Fidelis, Kings of Orient, Jingle Bells, Deck the Halls and Away in a Manger.

Santa's Super-Deliveries (Table of Contents: 10)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Rozakis
Pencils:
Curt Swan; Mike Sekowsky; Murphy Anderson; Neal Adams (illustrations)
Inks:
George Klein; Bernard Sachs; Murphy Anderson; Neal Adams (illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Snapinn ?
Job Number:
P-59

Genre:
superhero

Season's Greetings from the DC Editors (Table of Contents: 11)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Pencils:
Joe Kubert; Gray Morrow; ?; ? (illustrations)
Inks:
Joe Kubert; Gray Morrow; ?; ? (illustrations)
Letters:
Milt Snapinn ?
Job Number:
N-1432

Characters:
Julius Schwartz; Murray Boltinoff; Joe Orlando; Joe Kubert;Gerry Conway; E. Nelson Bridwell; Denny O'Neil

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Christmas / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Curt Swan ? (illustration)
Inks:
Bob Oksner ? (illustration)
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

back cover

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Christmas with the Superheroes
  3. 2. [Yuletide! Period of gaiety and good will among men!]
    Superman
  4. 3. The Silent Night of the Batman
    Batman
  5. 4. Night Prowler!
    House of Mystery
  6. 5. Christmas Greetings from the Super-Heroes!
  7. 6. [Yes, I know I'm only a fir tree,…]
    Wonder Woman
  8. 7. Santa's Scrambled Super-List
  9. 8. Santa Fronts for the Mob
    Sandman
  10. 9. Sing Along with the Super-Heroes
  11. 10. Santa's Super-Deliveries
  12. 11. Season's Greetings from the DC Editors
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Christmas
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