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Amazing World of DC Comics (1974) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Amazing World of DC Comics (1974) 1

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    Amazing World of DC Comics was a regrettably short-lived (17 issues) magazine that published interviews, previously unpublished stories, humorous pieces, articles on DC super-heroes, and other DC-centric items of interest. Contributors included such luminaries as Mike Gold, Paul Levitz, E. Nelson Bridwell, and Bob Rozakis. This first issue includes the following: an interview with Joe Kubert; a piece on the Wonder Woman TV movie; Sol Harrison on the beginnings of DC Comics; Bob Rozakis on letter writers; a retrospective by E. Nelson Bridwell; a previously unpublished story called "Murder, Inc." by Jack Kirby and Mike Royer; How a Comic Book is Created by Paul Levitz; a retrospective on the Fleischer Superman cartoons; and more. Cover by Carmine Infantino. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #2
    Amazing World of DC Comics (1974) 2

    This issue includes the following: interviews with Cary Bates and Elliot Maggin; a piece on the never produced Adventures of Superboy TV show; a previously unpublished House of Mystery centerfold by Berni Wrightson; a Kurt Schaffenberger retrospective; part two of How a Comic Book is Created by Paul Levitz; a previously unpublished Wonder Woman story ("Racketeers Bait") by Charles Moulton and H.G. Peter; a piece on the DC Super-Van, a Comicmobile that toured neighborhoods in New Jersey and Long Island; and more. Cover by Kurt Schaffenberger. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #3
    Amazing World of DC Comics (1974) 3

    This issue includes the following: reminiscences of Julie Schwartz by sci-fi writers and comic book pros; a piece on the Schwartz-led changes in DC titles after World War II; a preview of eleven new titles in 1975; a feature on the live action Captain Marvel TV show by E. Nelson Bridwell; Otto Binder in memoriam; an article about Indiana University's comic book course; a rare Julie Schwartz script featuring Green Lantern in a story called Safety First; and more. Cover by Joe Kubert. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #4
    Amazing World of DC Comics (1974) 4

    This Special Batman Issue includes the following: a profile on Jerry Robinson; "The Batman who Never Was" by Allan Asherman; Jack C. Harris appears as Two-Face at the 1973 New York Comic Convention; a piece by Guy H. Lillian III on all the letters he has written to various comics over the years; an interview with Denny O'Neil; a previously unpublished Batman center spread by Dick Sprang; an overview of the Batman TV show; and more. Cover by Jerry Robinson. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #5
    Amazing World of DC Comics (1974) 5

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    This issue includes the following: features on Sheldon Mayer by Anthony Tollin and Alex Toth; letters by Robert Bloch, Manly Wade Wellman, Roy Thomas, and Mike Friedrich in praise of the issue that featured Julie Schwartz; a previously unpublished center spread of Hop Harrigan and friends by Jon L. Blummer; a profile of Murray Boltinoff; the history of Sugar and Spike; a piece on Space-Cabby by Tony Isabella; and more. Cover by Sheldon Mayer. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #6
    Amazing World of DC Comics (1974) 6

    This issue includes the following: a career retrospective of Joe Orlando by Paul Levitz; Michael Uslan on writing Beowulf; Jack C. Harris on House of Mystery, Tales of the Unexpected, and House of Secrets; a Swamp Thing center spread by Nestor Redondo; part three of How a Comic is Created by Anthony Tollin; a piece on how an artist interprets a script; and more. Swamp Thing illustration by Berni Wrightson. 1 page Michael Kaluta. Front cover by Joe Orlando. Back cover by Alex Toth. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #7
    Amazing World of DC Comics (1974) 7

    This Special Superman Issue includes the following: interviews with Mort Weisinger and Curt Swan; a letter from Kirk Alyn; a piece on Dick Milgrom, the office manager who went out in public in New York wearing the Superman costume; a piece on Superman spin-offs by Jack C. Harris; a Lois Lane center spread by Curt Swan; a Kirk Alyn/Superman serial retrospective; a reprint of "Duel in Space," a Superman story by Curt Swan and Stan Kay that originally appeared in a 1955 mini-comic giveaway from Kellog's Pep; and more. Cover by Curt Swan. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #8
    Amazing World of DC Comics (1974) 8

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    This issue includes the following: two retrospectives of Carmine Infantino's career (by Bob Rozakis, Jack C. Harris, and Mike Barr); photo stills from "Atom Man vs. Superman" with humorous thought and word balloons; "The Joker's Happy Victims" (a 6-page reprint from a '60s Pop-tarts promotion) by Carmine Infantino and Murphy Anderson; a history of Adam Strange by Jack C. Harris; a map of Rann; a dossier on the Flash Rogues Gallery; a history of Deadman; a look back at DC's kids' club; and more. Cover by Carmine Infantino. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #9
    Amazing World of DC Comics (1974) 9

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    This special Legion of Super-Heroes issue includes the following: a Legion of checklist; a history and description of Legion Headquarters; features on the Legion's members, equipment, constitution, allies, enemies, and policies; "Living in the Thirtieth Century"; a piece on time travel; "Thirtieth Century Earth"; planets in the Thirtieth Century; and more. Cover by Dave Cockrum. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #10
    Amazing World of DC Comics (1974) 10
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    This issue includes the following: interviews with DC VP of operations Sol Harrison and production manager Jack Adler; an article about the series and one-shots that ran in Showcase; Bob Rozakis on how he foiled a real-life robbery; "Through the Ringer," a six-page story by David V. Reed and Ramona Fradon; "Crime Machines," a two-page story by John Costanza; an ad for the Super DC Con '76; and more. Cover by Murphy Anderson. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #11
    Amazing World of DC Comics (1974) 11

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    This issue includes the following: an "interview" with Sinestro by E. Nelson Bridwell and Anthony Tollin; a piece on heroes who operate outside the law; a letter by Bob Rodi; "Beware the Brotherhood of Crime" (an 18-page unused story for Secret Society of Super Villains) by Gerry Conway, Ric Estrada, and Pablo Marcos; a history of Eclipso; Dick Dillion looks back at the JLA, the Blackhawks, and other favorites; and more. Cover by Dick Dillin. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #12
    Amazing World of DC Comics (1974) 12
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.83) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.51) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
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    This issue includes the following: a piece on science fiction in comics; "Earth After Disaster" by Paul Levitz; an interview with Mike Grell; "The Alien Among Us" (a previously unpublished Weird War Tales story) by Jack Oleck and Mike Grell; "Confessions of an Overage Comic Book Fanatic" by Michael L. Fleischer; and more. Cover by Mike Grell. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #13
    Amazing World of DC Comics (1974) 13

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    This issue includes the following: E. Nelson Bridwell "interviewing various humorous DC characters; Mark Gruenwald on the Martian Manhunter's continuity; a history of Bizarro World; a piece on The Fox and the Crow by Mark Evanier; Paul Levitz on the genesis of Plop!; a four-page parody of Jonah Hex by John Albano and Tony DeZunga; "The Gnark is Coming" (an unpublished Plop! Story) by Steve Skeates, Steve Ditko, and Wally Wood; a piece on DC characters in movie serials; a piece on Wonder Woman by Michael L. Fleisher (reprinted from his encyclopedia); and more. Cover by Sergio Aragones. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #14
    Amazing World of DC Comics (1974) 14

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    This special Justice League issue includes the following: a history of the JLA; a piece on various JLA writers, such as Gardner Fox, Cary Bates, Steve Englehart, Paul Levitz, and Gerry Conway; a summary of every story from Brave and the Bold to JLA 142; an article on JLA secret identities; charter and by-laws for the JLA; the JLA headquarters; features on JLA members, guests, and villains; an interview with Julius Schwartz; articles on the Superman movies; a look at the Justice League Sea World show; and more. Cover by Dick Dillin. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #15
    Amazing World of DC Comics (1974) 15

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    This special Wonder Woman issue includes the following: an article about Wonder Woman continuity by Martin Pasko; a piece on DC heroes on TV; "Wonder Woman's Gallery of Strange Villains"; Ross Andru and Mike Esposito on Wonder Woman; an article on Lynda Carter by Mark Evanier; unpublished WW art by the late John Rosenberger; an article on super-heroines by Mike Gold; three pages of fan submissions for possible Legion members; and more. Cover by Mike Nasser. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #16
    Amazing World of DC Comics (1974) 16

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    This special Golden Age issue includes the following: "Roots of the Golden Age" by Skip Kirkland; a piece on The Freedom Fighters; an article on how the comic book affected the people and the period during the Golden age; a piece on Plastic Man by Texas Trio member Larry Herndon; "The Silver Age of Comics" by Mike Gold; fan Fred Schneider details building models of the Justice Society; a feature on Spectre continuity; "The Great Superman Movie Contest"; and more. Cover by Marshall Rogers. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #17
    Amazing World of DC Comics (1974) 17

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    This special Captain Marvel issue includes the following: an "interview" with the Marvel Family by E. Nelson Bridwell; a piece on the Superman/Captain Marvel court case by Michael Uslan; an interview with Bridwell by Mike W. Barr; a conversation between Mary Marvel and Selena, Hippolyta, Ariadne, Zephyrus, Aurora, and Minerva; an interview with and career retrospective on Kurt Schaffenberger; the history of Captain Marvel by Texas Trio member Larry Herndon and Lynn Wooley; remembering Otto Binder; a look at other Fawcett heroes by Mike Gold; "Shazam! On Television"; and more. Cover by Alan Weiss. Cover price $1.50.