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Adventure Comics (1938) - #431
"[Spectre]"
DC Comics


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Jim Aparo
 

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Cover Date: Jan/Feb 1974
Cover Price: US $ 0.20

Issue Tagline: None.

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 36 pages

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Letters Column: Dateline: Adventure

Synopsis:
Beginning Michael Fleisher and Jim Aparo's critically acclaimed but controversial run of Spectre stories.

Reprinted/Collected in:
Showcase Presents: The Spectre (2012) TPB vol. 01
Wrath of the Spectre (1988) TPB
Wrath of the Spectre (1988) #1

Notes:
The letters page features correspondence concerning The Black Orchid from JIM TRUE (Concord, Mass), DAVID KELL (Fairview, PA), CHIP BESTLER (Address Unknown), THE COMIC READER's Editor MIKE TIEFENBACHER (Menomonee Falls, Wisc), and STUART ROCKAFELLOW (Farmington, Mich).

A half-page text feature titled "Behind the Scenes at the DC Comic World" announces "DC's latest and greatest project, the COMICSMOBILE!"

Full-page DC house ads include: (1) A page headlined "Two Sensational Blockbusters" boasting cover repros of BATMAN #254 and WITCHING HOUR #38, on sale October 23 and 16 respectively. "You can't afford to miss this double-treat!" (2) "For the Merriest Xmas from DC" is this page announcing "Rudolph is Back... in our Fantastic New Super-Size!" Includes a cover repro of DC Special C-24 and an ordering coupon.

The back cover and inside back cover feature comic book-style ads for Kenner's See-Action Football and Aurora's Ready Ranger Mobile Field Headquarters.

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Writer(s):
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