(December 1976)

DC, 1976 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.50 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1976-09-23
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Barcode:
0709893166012
Editing:
Julius Schwartz; E. Nelson Bridwell (associate)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Squarebound (#1-2); Saddle-stitched (#3-18)
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On sale date from promotional ad in Isis #2.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Strange Sports Stories / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ernie Chan
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
Joe Letterese
Job Number:
S464-A

Genre:
superhero; sports
Characters:
Superman; Batman; Joker; Lex Luthor; Wonder Woman; Black Canary; Robin; Dr. Polaris; Sportsmaster; Weather Wizard
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

cover and lettering credits via Carl Gafford, GCD-error list June 8, 2010. Colletta inks per Nick Caputo, Feb 2012. Previous indexer credited Ernie Chan.

Twinkies and Kelp (Table of Contents)

Aquaman; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Vinnie Colletta ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman; Mera; Colonel Kelp
Synopsis:
Colonel Kelp brings Hostess Twinkies to Atlantis.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover advertisement for Hostess Twinkies in comic strip format.

The Great Super-Star Game (Table of Contents)

DC Heroes / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Rozakis
Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Frank McLaughlin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-2446

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Batman; Wonder Woman; Robin; Kid Flash; Plastic Man; Green Arrow; Black Canary; Huntress [Paula Brooks]; Uncle Sam; Lex Luthor; Joker; Chronos; Weather Wizard; Dr. Polaris; Matter Master; Felix Faust; Tattooed Man; Sportsmaster; Amazo
Synopsis:
Mr. and Mrs. Menace -- namely The Sportsmaster and the Huntress-- decide on a "friendly" contest of baseball to decide whether they should remain crooks or become crimefighters. Huntress picks a team of heroes for her team, while Sportsmaster selects some villains. Although both teams forswear using their powers, Sportsmaster's team ignores that rule when the villains begin losing.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Despite the bet, the Sportsmaster and The Huntress remain villains.

The Super-Athletes from Outer Space! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz (original editor)

Genre:
sports; science fiction
Synopsis:
A coach helps alien athletes train for an interplanetary track meet.
Reprints:

The Fight for the Championship of the Universe! (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Sid Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Brutus Force
Synopsis:
An alien fighter comes to Earth and challenges Green Lantern to a fight.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (April 2007).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Strange Sports Stories
  2. 1. Twinkies and Kelp
    Aquaman; Hostess
  3. 2. The Great Super-Star Game
    DC Heroes
  4. 3. The Super-Athletes from Outer Space!
  5. 4. The Fight for the Championship of the Universe!
    Green Lantern
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Steven Rowe
  • Nick Caputo
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Peter Croome
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Lou Mazzella