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Shazam (1973) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Shazam (1973) 1
    Published Feb 1973 by DC.
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    • PRINTING ERROR. Cover miswrapped.

    Cover by C. C. Beck, Nick Cardy, and Murphy Anderson. ...In the Beginning ..., script by Denny O'Neil, art by C. C. Beck; After missing for 20 years, Captain Marvel returns to Earth; Origin retold. The World's Wickedest Plan, script by Denny O'Neil, art by C. C. Beck; Captain Marvel escapes the trap that Dr. Sivana had created that caused the Marvel Family to be placed in suspended animation for the last 20 years. Reprint back-up: "The Endless String" (from Captain Marvel Adventures 55 in 1946), written by Otto Binder, art by Pete Costanza. One-page text feature by E. Nelson Bridwell--a history of Captain Marvel. 36 pgs., full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #2
    Shazam (1973) 2
    Published May 1973 by DC.

    Photo/art cover. Cover by C. C. Beck and Jack Adler. The Astonishing Arch Enemy, script by Denny O'Neil, art by C. C. Beck; Mr. Mind destroys the museum to retrieve his glasses that were stored there; He plans to destroy the United States but is stopped by Captain Marvel with the help of the Saint Louis Arch, which he uses as a tuning fork to drive all the worms in the area to the surface. The Nicest Guy in the World, script by Elliot S! Maggin, art by C. C. Beck; Bank robbers give Sunny Sparkle their loot. Reprint back-up: "The Original Captain Marvel Fights Niatpac Levram!" (that's Captain Marvel spelled backward!) from Captain Marvel Adventures 139 in 1952, script by Otto Binder, art by C. C. Beck. One-page text feature about the history of the Marvel Family. 36 pgs., full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #3
    Shazam (1973) 3
    Published Jun 1973 by DC.

    Cover by C. C. Beck. A Switch in Time, script by Denny O'Neil, art by C. C. Beck; Shagg Nasté wants Sterling Morris to give him a show on his station; When he doesn't get the show he threatens Morris and turns Freddy Freeman to stone before he is stopped by Shazam. The Wizard of Phonograph Hill, script by Elliot S! Maggin, art by C. C. Beck; When Dr. Kilowatt announces his new invention, he and Billy are captured by different sets of foreign spies. Reprint back-up: the Marvel Family in "The Witches' Tale!" from Marvel Family 4 in 1946, script by Otto Binder, art by Pete Costanza. 36 pgs., full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #4
    Shazam (1973) 4
    Published Jul 1973 by DC.

    Cover by C. C. Beck. Ibac the Cursed!, script by Denny O'Neil, art by C. C. Beck; Mr. Printwhistle has reformed but the villains who give him his powers convince him to change to Ibac one more time. The Mirrors That Predicted the Future, script by Elliot S! Maggin, art by C. C. Beck; Conway Mann can see into the future in a mirror. He tries to use Billy to make some money but is ultimately thwarted. Reprint back-up: "The Ownerless Diamond!" from Captain Marvel Aventures 97 in 1949, script by Otto Binder, art by C. C. Beck and Pete Costanza. Letters to the editor from science fiction writers Otto (Eando) Binder and Manly Wade Wellman and comic book writer David Michelinie. 36 pgs., full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #5
    Shazam (1973) 5
    Published Sep 1973 by DC.

    Cover by C. C. Beck. The Man Who Wasn't, script by Elliot S! Maggin, art by C. C. Beck; When Slip Kelly catches a leprechaun, he wishes to be invisible; He goes on a crime spree until Captain Marvel tricks him into wishing he was visible again. The World's Toughest Guy!, script by Elliot S! Maggin, art by C. C. Beck; While collecting paper for recycling, Billy Batson, Sunny Sparkle and Rowdy Sparkle find a magic book. Rowdy uses it to become the "world's toughest guy"; But he's still no match for Captain Marvel. Reprint back-up: "Captain Marvel Jr. Fights the Champ" from Marvel Family 25 in 1948, script by Joe Millard, art by Sheldon Moldoff. 36 pgs., full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #6
    Shazam (1973) 6
    Published Oct 1973 by DC.

    Cover by C. C. Beck and Jack Adler. Better Late Than Never!, script by Denny O'Neil, art by C. C. Beck; Dr. Sivana tricks Billy into wearing a watch made of Suspendium which freezes Billy and Captain Marvel as they try to say "Shazam." Dexter Knox and His Electric Grandmother!, script by Elliot S! Maggin, art by C. C. Beck; When Grandmother Knox dusts Dexter's latest invention she is super-charged with electricity which is later used to power the lights in Miami after a blackout. Reprint back-up: "The Marvel Family Battles the Man Who Changed the World" from m The Marvel Family #53 in 1950, script by Otto Binder, art by Kurt Schaffenberger. Information about the tabloid sized book, The Amazing World of Superman. 36 pgs., full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #7
    Shazam (1973) 7
    Published Nov 1973 by DC.

    Cover by C. C. Beck. The Troubles of the Talking Tiger, script by Denny O'Neil, art by C. C. Beck; After talking to his tiger friends, Mr. Tawky finds out about a jewel smuggling ring; While investigating he loses his voice and the smugglers try to get Mr. Tawky to eat Billy Batson. What's In a Name? Doomsday!, script by E. Nelson Bridwell, art by C. C. Beck; A rumor gets started that if someone says "Captain Marvel" that bad things will happen. Repriint back-up: the conclusion of "The Marvel Family Battles the Man Who Changed the World" from The Marvel Family #53 in 1950. 36 pgs., full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #8
    Shazam (1973) 8
    Published Dec 1973 by DC.
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    100-page giant; all reprints. "A Twice-Told Tale" (from Captain Marvel Adventures 80 in 1947), "The Original Captain Marvel Introduces Mary Marvel" (from CMA 18 in 1942; script by Otto Binder), "The Mighty Marvels Join Forces" (from Marvel Family 1 in 1945), "Captain Marvel Jr. and the Vest Pocket Levitator" (from Captain Marvel Junior 14 in 1943; art by Mac Raboy), "Mary Marvel and the Dog-Nappers" (from Mary Marvel 17 in 1947; art by Jack Binder), "The Original Captain Marvel and his Three Lieutenant Marvels in the Adventure in Time" (from CMA 71 in 1947), "The Talking Tiger" (from CMA 79 in 1947; script by Binder, art by C.C. Beck), and "The Return of Mr. Tawny" (from CMA 82 in 1948). New Beck cover. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #9
    Shazam (1973) 9
    Published Jan 1974 by DC.

    Cover by C. C. Beck. Worms of the World, Unite!, script by Denny O'Neil, art by C. C. Beck; Mr. Mind collects earthworms into one location to amplify their power with a Hate-Projector in an attempt to destroy Captain Marvel. The Mystery of the Missing Newsstand!, script by Elliot S! Maggin, art by Dave Cockrum; Captain Marvel, Jr. battles a gang of crooks who stole Freddy's newsstand. The Day Captain Marvel Went Ape!, script by Elliot S! Maggin, art by C. C. Beck; A strange jewel causes the lightning bolt that changes Billy Batson into Captain Marvel to be redirected to other people, including Bonzo the Chimp. 36 pgs., full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #10
    Shazam (1973) 10
    Published Feb 1974 by DC.

    Cover by Bob Oksner. Invasion of the Salad Men!, script by Elliot S! Maggin, art by Bob Oksner and Vince Colletta; A spaceship full of alien vegetables crashes on Earth; The vegetables need parts to repair their ship and Captain Marvel assists them. The Thanksgiving Thieves!, script by E. Nelson Bridwell, art by Bob Oksner; Mary Marvel is the Grand Marshall of the Thanksgiving Day parade; While in the parade she stops some burglars from stealing fur coats. The Prize Catch of the Year, script by E. Nelson Bridwell, art by C. C. Beck; Aunt Minerva asks her henchmen to defeat Captain Marvel; The winner will get Minerva's hand in marriage. 36 pgs., full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #11
    Shazam (1973) 11
    Published Mar 1974 by DC.

    Cover by Bob Oksner. The World's Mightiest Dessert!, script by E. Nelson Bridwell, art by Bob Oksner and Vince Colletta; Doc Quartz accidentally invents a type of Cherry Gelatin that continues to grow; As this gelatin grows it threatens to overrun the entire city. The Incredible Cape-Man, script by Elliot S! Maggin, art by Kurt Schaffenberger; Herschel Dockles pretends to be a superhero so that people will not hassle him on his postal route. The Year Without a Christmas!, script by Elliot S! Maggin, art by Kurt Schaffenberger; The Sivana Family try to shorten Christmas Day so it will only be 10 minutes long. 36 pgs., full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #12
    Shazam (1973) 12
    Published Jun 1974 by DC.
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    100-page giant; 60-cent cover-price begins. Three new stories: "The Golden Plague!" Script by E. Nelson Bridwell, art by Bob Oksner. Captain Marvel Jr. stars in "The Longest Block in the World!" Script by Elliot Maggin, art by Dick Giordano. Captain Marvel stars in "Mighty Master of the Martial Arts!" Script by Maggin, pencils by Oksner, inks by Vince Colletta. Reprints: "Mary Marvel Versus Nightowl" (from Mary Marvel 24 in 1948), "Uncle Marvel's Wedding" (from Captain Marvel Adventures 59 in 1946), and a five-part story, "The Sivana Family Strikes at the Marvel Family" (from Marvel Family 10 in 1947). Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #13
    Shazam (1973) 13
    Published Aug 1974 by DC.

    100-page giant. Two new stories: "The Case of the Charming Crook!" Script by Elliot Maggin, art by Bob Oksner. Mary Marvel stars in "The Haunted Clubhouse!" Script by E. Nelson Bridwell, art by Oksner. Reprints: Captain Marvel Jr. in "Mrs. Wagner's Forbidden Room" (from Captain Marvel Jr. 92 in 1950), "Captain Marvel Gets a Secretary" (from Captain Marvel Adventures 67 in 1946; pencils by C.C. Beck, inks by Pete Costanza), "Mr. Tawny's Sales Campaign" (from CMA 119 in 1951; art by Beck), "A New Home for Billy" (from CMA 133 in 1952; art by Beck/Costanza), "The Marvel Family Battles the Pandora Pirates" (from Marvel Family 72 in 1952; art by Beck), and "The Ancient Crime" (from CMA 79 in 1947; art by Costanza). Oksner cover. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #14
    Shazam (1973) 14
    Published Oct 1974 by DC.

    100-page giant. New story: the Marvel Family stars in "The Evil Return of the Monster Society." Script by Denny O'Neil, art by Kurt Schaffenberger. Reprints: "The Prophetic Book" (from Captain Marvel Adventures 57 in 1946; art by Pete Costanza), Captain Marvel Jr. in "The Man Who Lived History" (from Captain Marvel Jr. 83 in 1949), "Mr. Tawny's Fight for Fame" (from CMA 126 in 1951; art by C.C. Beck), Mary Marvel in "Curse of the Books" (from Mary Marvel 2 in 1946; art by Jack Binder), "The Magic Mix-Up" (from CMA 102 in 1949; pencils by Beck, inks by Costanza), and the Marvel Family in "The World Wrecker" (from Marvel Family 86 in 1953; art by Kurt Schaffenberger). Bob Oksner cover. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #15
    Shazam (1973) 15

    100-page giant. Two new stories: "Captain Marvel Meets Lex Luthor!?!" Script by Denny O'Neil. pencils by Bob Oksner, inks by Tex Blaisdell. Guest starring Mr. Mind. Captain Marvel Jr. stars in "The Man in the Paper Armor!" Script by E. Nelson Bridwell, art by Kurt Schaffenberger. Reprints: "Mary Marvel Meets the Chameleon Girl" (from Marvel Family 47 in 1950), "Sivana's Good Inventions" (from MF 50 in 1950; art by Pete Costanza), "The Marvel Family Battles the King of All Time" (from MF 88 in 1953; art by Kurt Schaffenberger), "The Incredible Calculator" (from Captain Marvel Adventures 53 in 1946; pencils by C.C. Beck, inks by Costanza), "Mr. Tawny's Bouncing Shoes" (from CMA 134 in 1952; art by Beck), "The Day Civilization Went Backwards" (from CMA 115 in 1950; art by Costanza). Oksner cover. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #16
    Shazam (1973) 16
    Published Feb 1975 by DC.
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    100-page giant. Two new stories. "The Man Who Stole Justice!" Script by Elliot Maggin, art by Kurt Schaffenberger. Mary Marvel stars in "The Green-Eyed Monster!" Script by E. Nelson Bridwell, art by Oksner. Reprints: "The Marvel Family Battles the Sneaking Doom" (from Marvel Family 59 in 1951; pencils by C.C. Beck, inks by Pete Costanza), "The Invention Miser" (from Captain Marvel Adventures 103 in 1949; art by Costanza), "Captain Marvel Jr. and the Lazy Genie" (from Captain Marvel Jr. 118 in 1953; art by Bud Thompson), "The World Hater" (from MF 53 in 1950; art by Beck/Costanza), "The Monarch of Money" (from MF 29 in 1948; art by Schaffenberger), and "King Kull and the Seven Sins" not starring the Robert E. Howard Kull, by the way (from CMA 137 in 1952; art by Beck). Oksner cover. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #17
    Shazam (1973) 17
    Published Apr 1975 by DC.

    Last 100-page giant. One new story, "The Pied Un-Piper!" Script by Denny O'Neil, art by Kurt Schaffenberger. Reprints: "Captain Marvel Jr. and the Idol of Vengeance" (from Marvel Fanfare 7 in 1949), "Captain Marvel Gets Promoted" (from Captain Marvel Adventures 53 in 1946; pencils by C.C. Beck, inks by Pete Costanza), "Captain Marvel Sails Before the Mast" (from MF 41 in 1949; art by Costanza), Mary Marvel in "Jives Becomes a Jockey" (from MF 33 in 1948; art by Jack Binder), "The Curse of the Black Thumb" (from CMA 129 in 1952; art by Beck/Costanza), "Captain Marvel's Wedding" (from CMA 150 in 1953; art by Beck), and "The Haunted Girl" (from CMA 57 in 1946; art by Beck/Costanza). Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #18
    Shazam (1973) 18
    Published Jun 1975 by DC.
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    Cover by Bob Oksner. The Celebrated Talking Frog of Blackstone Forest!, script by Elliot S! Maggin, art by Bob Oksner; Tawky Tawny discovers a talking frog which is really a prince from the middle ages that was transformed into a frog by an evil witch. The Coin-Operated Caper!, script by E. Nelson Bridwell, art by Kurt Schaffenberger; Sivana Jr. creates a coin that allows him to implant a thought into another person's mind; He uses the coin to make Freddy Freeman unable to say the magic word that transforms him into Captain Marvel Jr. Hostess Twinkies ad featuring Batman. 36 pgs., full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #19
    Shazam (1973) 19
    Published Aug 1975 by DC.

    Cover by Bob Oksner. Who Stole Billy Batson's Thunder?, script by Elliot S! Maggin, art by Kurt Schaffenberger; Zazzo-Plus comes to our dimension and uses a super lightning-bolt attractive helmet to get Billy's lightning bolt to hit him instead and give him super powers. Secret of the Smiling Swordsman!, script by E. Nelson Bridwell, art by Bob Oksner; Uncle Dudley is kidnapped by the Smiling Swordsman and forced to steal a painting. Hostess Twinkies ad featuring Superman, art by Curt Swan and Vince Colletta. 36 pgs., full color. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #20
    Shazam (1973) 20
    Published Oct 1975 by DC.

    Cover by Kurt Schaffenberger. The Strange and Terrible Disappearance of Maxwell Zodiac!, script by Elliot S! Maggin, art by Kurt Schaffenberger; The Marvel Family investigates what happened to Maxwell Zodiac after he was hit by lighting. Hostess Twinkies ad featuring Shazam, art by Curt Swan and Vince Colletta. 36 pgs., full color. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #21
    Shazam (1973) 21
    Published Dec 1975 by DC.

    Cover by Bob Oksner. The World of Giant Rats, script by William Woolfolk, art by C. C. Beck and Pete Costanza; Captain Marvel travels to the year 81,953 and discovers that the land is ruled by giant rats, and mankind is reduced to hiding underground; Reprinted from Captain Marvel Adventures #145 (1953). The City in the Mirage, script by William Woolfolk, art by Bud Thompson; Captain Marvel Jr. and his friend Red find a city in the desert. This city only appears once every thousand years; reprinted from Captain Marvel Jr. #106 (1952). Hostess Twinkies ad featuring Shazam, art by Curt Swan and Vince Colletta. 36 pgs., full color. $0.30. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #22
    Shazam (1973) 22
    Published Jan 1976 by DC.

    All reprints. "Captain Marvel's Most Difficult Task" (from Captain Marvel Adventures 149 in 1953; art by C.C. Beck) and Mary Marvel in "The Triton and the Tunnel" (from Marvel Family 19 in 1948; art by Jack Binder). Batman stars in a one-page Hostess ad, "The Captive Commissioner." Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #23
    Shazam (1973) 23
    Published Feb 1976 by DC.

    All reprints. "The World's Mightiest Project" (from 1950; art by C.C. Beck). Superman stars in a one-page public service announcement with art by Neal Adams. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #24
    Shazam (1973) 24
    Published Mar 1976 by DC.

    Cover art by Ernie Chan and Bob Oksner. Sivana Saves Captain Marvel, script by Otto Binder, art by C. C. Beck; Dr. Sivana traps Billy with paralyzing gas and leaves him in outer space, unable to change to Captain Marvel; But when he discovers the Azpaks have taken over the world and want to kill him, Sivana is forced to rescue Billy to help destroy the Azpaks; reprinted from Captain Marvel Adventures #148 (1953). In the Days of Robin Hood, script by William Woolfolk, art by Bud Thompson; Freddy is magically summoned into the past by his ancestor to help him rescue Robin Hood and his Merry Men from the Earl of Nottingham; reprinted from Captain Marvel Jr. #118 (1953). Hostess Twinkies ad featuring Superman, art by Curt Swan and Vince Colletta. Statement of ownership--average print run 349,000; average paid circulation 123,000. 36 pgs., full color. $0.30. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #25
    Shazam (1973) 25
    Published Sep 1976 by DC.
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    Cover by Kurt Schaffenberger. Isis... As in Crisis!, script by Denny O'Neil, art by Dick Giordano; Origin of Isis. The Bicentennial Villain, script by E. Nelson Bridwell, art by Kurt Schaffenberger; Billy and his friend Whitey are making a documentary of young adults throughout history, but their production is sabotaged by Dr. Sivana. Justice for All Includes Children public service announcement with Superman, art by Neal Adams and Vince Colletta. 36 pgs., full color. $0.30. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #26
    Shazam (1973) 26
    Published Dec 1976 by DC.

    Cover by Ernie Chan (as Ernie Chua) and Kurt Schaffenberger. The Case of the Kidnapped Congress, script by E. Nelson Bridwell, art by Kurt Schaffenberger; Billy and Uncle Dudley (as Mentor) set off on a tour around the country doing a series on young people; The first stop is Washington, DC, where Dr. Sivana has made the Capitol disappear. Two-page CBS Saturday morning schedule ad with art by Neal Adams. Ad for Hostess Fruit Pies featuring Green Lantern, art by Curt Swan and Vince Colletta. 36 pgs., full color. $0.30. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #27
    Shazam (1973) 27
    Published Feb 1977 by DC.

    Cover by Ernie Chan and Kurt Schaffenberger. Fear in Philadelphia!, script by E. Nelson Bridwell, art by Kurt Schaffenberger and Vince Colletta; Sivana uses the reincarnation machine to bring back evil villains from the past; Mercury suggests Billy get Kid Eternity to help him. Hostess Cup Cakes ad with Batman, art by Curt Swan and Vince Colletta. Justice for All Includes Children public service announcement featuring Superman, art by Curt Swan and Vince Colletta. 36 pgs., full color. $0.30. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #28
    Shazam (1973) 28
    Published Apr 1977 by DC.
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    Cover by Kurt Schaffenberger. The Return of Black Adam, script by E. Nelson Bridwell, art by Kurt Schaffenberger; Sivana uses his resurrection machine to return Black Adam to life; Black Adam wants revenge on the Marvel Family for his last defeat; After battling Captain Marvel in the past during the Boston Tea Party, Adam returns to the present where he is once again defeated by Uncle Dudley. Hostess Twinkies ad with Aquaman, art by Curt Swan and Vince Colletta. 36 pgs., full color. $0.30. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #29
    Shazam (1973) 29
    Published Jun 1977 by DC.

    Cover by Kurt Schaffenberger. Ibac Meets Aunt Minerva!, script by E. Nelson Bridwell, art by Kurt Schaffenberger and Vince Colletta; Sivana plans to blow up Niagara Falls with the help of Ibac and Aunt Minerva. Mike Fleisher profile by Mike Gold. Hostess snack cake ad with Batman, art by Curt Swan and Vince Colletta. 36 pgs., full color. $0.30. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #30
    Shazam (1973) 30
    Published Aug 1977 by DC.
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    Cover by Kurt Schaffenberger. Captain Marvel Fights the Man of Steel, script by E. Nelson Bridwell, art by Kurt Schaffenberger and Vince Colletta; Dr. Sivana creates robots, including one of Superman, to destroy the steel mills in Pittsburgh. Hostess Cup Cakes ad with Batman and Robin, art by Curt Swan and Vince Colletta. Back cover Spalding ad with art by Jack Davis. 36 pgs., full color. $0.35. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #31
    Shazam (1973) 31
    Published Oct 1977 by DC.

    Cover by Kurt Schaffenberger. The Rainbow Squad, script by E. Nelson Bridwell, art by Kurt Schaffenberger and Bob Wiacek; Mr. Mind forms an all-girl villain group, the Rainbow Squad, to take on Captain Marvel. Jennette Kahn discusses the origins of the Swamp Thing series. 36 pgs., full color. $0.35. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #32
    Shazam (1973) 32
    Published Dec 1977 by DC.

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    Cover by Kurt Schaffenberger. Mr. Tawny's Big Game, script by E. Nelson Bridwell, art by Tenny Henson and Bob Smith; Mr. Mind and his team of alien baseball players challenge the Detroit Tigers to a game with the Earth going the winner; Things look bad until Shazam joins the Tigers for the last inning. Hostess Twinkies ad with Wonder Woman, art by Curt Swan and Vince Colletta. 36 pgs., full color. $0.35. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #33
    Shazam (1973) 33
    Published Feb 1978 by DC.

    Cover by Kurt Schaffenberger. The World's Mightiest Race, script by E. Nelson Bridwell, art by Tenny Henson, Vince Colletta, and Kurt Schaffenberger; Mr. Mind turns Mr. Atom into a radioactive race car and challenges Shazam to race him at the Indianapolis 500. Hostess fruit pies ad with the Penguin, art by Curt Swan and Vince Colletta. 36 pgs., full color. $0.35. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #34
    Shazam (1973) 34
    Published Apr 1978 by DC.

    Cover art by Al Weiss. "The Führer of Chicago," script by E. Nelson Bridwell, pencils by Don Newton, inks by Kurt Schaffenberger; Captain Nazi, who has been voluntarily in suspended animation since the Marvel Family got stuck in Suspendium, takes the Sears Tower in Chicago and activates a force field that will prevent any outside signal…including Captain Marvel's lightning; This is the first appearance of Captain Nazi since the Golden Age/Fawcett Publications, and his origin is told by the first time since the creation of this character; This is the first DC issue where Captain Marvel is no longer drawn in C.C. Beck's style. "A Word About the Fight of the Century" Publishorial by Jenette Kahn; The truth about Superman vs. Muhammad Ali. "Sable Lady" Hostess snack cakes ad starring Batman. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #35
    Shazam (1973) 35
    Published Jun 1978 by DC.

    Cover art by Michael Netzer (as Mike Nasser). "Backward, Turn Backward, O Time in Your Flight!", script by E. Nelson Bridwell, pencils by Don Newton, inks by Kurt Schaffenberger; King Kull, freed from the Rock of Eternity, escapes to Hell and builds a machine that gradually reverses world time. Story continues in World's Finest Comics #253. "Dilemma" Hostess snack cakes ad starring Wonder Woman. Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation; October 1, 1977; Average number copies each issue during preceding 12 months: 325,514. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.35.