(April-May 1977)

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Volume:
37
Price:
1.00 USD
Pages:
84
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1977-01-13
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
0709893073005
Editing:
Dennis O'Neil
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #161, 170, 179, 188, 223-228, 230)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman and Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Neal Adams (signed)
Inks:
Neal Adams (signed)
Colors:
Neal Adams
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?
Job Number:
C-390

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Black Canary [Dinah Lance]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Colors credit from #249

That Dirty Beach (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda
Editing:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman; Slud-Jak; unnamed bureaucrat
Synopsis:
Slud-Jak fouls beaches in revenge for ocean pollution, but agrees to negotiate when tempted by Hostess Twinkies.

Indexer Notes

An advertisement for Hostess products featuring DC characters and produced by DC staff.

World's Finest Comics Presents... (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset
Job Number:
J-4576

Characters:
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Black Canary [Dinah Lance]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]
Synopsis:
Title, contents and indicia page.

Three Billion Targets! (Table of Contents)

Superman and Batman / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-4535

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; James Gordon; Maxie Dugan; Johnny Brio; Michal Staziak; Gwen (Bruce Wayne's Secretary); L.C. Barton [Robespierre Two]; Superman Robot
Synopsis:
Robespierre Two travels from the distant future to destroy all humanity to prevent them from being enslaved in his future timeline.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Las Vegas; red sun

Rainbows of Doom (Table of Contents)

Black Canary / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Harris
Pencils:
Michael Netzer [as Mike Nasser]
Inks:
Terry Austin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-4490

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Canary [Dinah Drake Lance]; George Taylor III; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; The Rainbow Archer; George Taylor II
Synopsis:
Someone is trying to kill George Taylor III in an attempt to force his father, the editor of the Daily Star, to back their candidate in the election.
Keywords:
sports; track and field

Indexer Notes

Story continues in the Green Arrow story in this issue.

Slings and Arrows (Table of Contents)

Green Arrow / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Tony Isabella
Pencils:
Michael Netzer [as Mike Nasser]
Inks:
Terry Austin
Colors:
Liz Berube
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
J-4494

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Slingshot
Synopsis:
Green Arrow captures Slingshot but he escapes in the courthouse.

Indexer Notes

Continued from the Black Canary story in this issue.

Explosion In A Small Town! (Table of Contents)

The Vigilante / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Kunkel
Pencils:
John Calnan
Inks:
Bob Smith
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-4498

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; Sheriff Tom Blaine; Joe; Mr. Piper; Jeremy Drake (Country music singer)
Synopsis:
The Vigilante stops in a small town and helps a sheriff find out who is planting bombs around town.
Reprints:
Keywords:
concert; country music

And Now...Still Another Message of Untold Importance From Our Prolific Publisher!! (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jenette Kahn
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Jenette Kahn (Photo)
Synopsis:
Jenette talks about the new DC 80 page dollar comics.

Why? (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rich Buckler
Inks:
Rich Buckler
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-4577

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Black Canary [Dinah Lance]

Indexer Notes

One panel preview of each story in the next issue.

Jeopardy -- Times Two! (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Dennis O'Neil
Pencils:
Jose Delbo
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-4499

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince](Earth 2); Steve Trevor; General Blankenship; Ludwig von Schmeer; Pierre Lafarge; Nazis; Suzy; Emil
Synopsis:
Wonder Woman must find Steve Trevor before he opens his briefcase which has been rigged with explosives.
Keywords:
Lincoln Memorial; Washington D.C.; World War II

Indexer Notes

This series of adventures takes place in WWII.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

From the World's Finest Fans / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset
Job Number:
L-618

Synopsis:
Discussion of the new 80 page all-new format. No letters from readers.

Dinosaurs Invade 1977! (Table of Contents)

Daily Planet Volume 77 Issue 2 / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset
Editing:
Bob Rozakis (Editor); Anthony Tollin (Production)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman and Batman
  2. 1. That Dirty Beach
    Aquaman; Hostess Twinkies
  3. 2. World's Finest Comics Presents...
  4. 3. Three Billion Targets!
    Superman and Batman
  5. 4. Rainbows of Doom
    Black Canary
  6. 5. Slings and Arrows
    Green Arrow
  7. 6. Explosion In A Small Town!
    The Vigilante
  8. 7. And Now...Still Another Message of Untold Importance From Our Prolific Publisher!!
  9. 8. Why?
  10. 9. Jeopardy -- Times Two!
    Wonder Woman
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    From the World's Finest Fans
  12. 11. Dinosaurs Invade 1977!
    Daily Planet Volume 77 Issue 2
This issue was most recently modified by:
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