(May 1977)

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Volume:
28
Price:
0.30 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly (with the exception of Jan., Mar., June, Aug.)
On-sale date:
1977-02
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
0709893044005
Editing:
Dennis O'Neil (story editor); Vince Colletta (art director); Joe Orlando (managing editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched (Squarebound #112-117, 120)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Volume in the indicia jumps from Volume 23 to Volume 28.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman; Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jim Aparo (signed)
Inks:
Jim Aparo (signed)
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-427

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Colonel Miklos Vakla; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Color credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

The Maltese Cup Cake (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
the Fat Lady [Cindy Bluestreet]; Mr. Astor; Petula Lorry; Wonder Woman
Synopsis:
Many people all seem to want the Maltese Cup Cake stone idol. Until Wonder Woman finally decides to arrest them all and make them all eat cup cakes.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Hostess Cup Cakes advertisement in comic strip format. No credits.

Demolishment! (Table of Contents)

Batman; Green Lantern / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
Jim Aparo
Inks:
Jim Aparo
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jim Aparo
Job Number:
J-4562

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Colonel Miklos Vakla (Communist Chief of Intelligence); Daj (Batman contact man); Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman's Brave and the Bold Mailbag / letters page / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
Cary Burkett (replies to letters)
Pencils:
? (Batman and mailbag text header)
Inks:
? (Batman and mailbag text header)
Colors:
? (Batman and mailbag text header)
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-649

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from I. O'Connor and Brian D. Scott.

Statement Of Ownership, Management And Circulation (Required By 39 U.S.C. 3685) (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Arthur Gutowitz
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of ownership, management and circulation. Average number of copies of each issue during preceding 12 months: 360,000. Subscribed by Arthur Gutowitz (business manager) on Friday, October 1st, 1976.

...Another Masterful Missive From Our Publisher!! (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Jenette Kahn
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Editorial by, with b&w photo portrait of, Jenette Kahn on the convenience of DC Dollar Comics and on her first 8 1/2 months as DC publisher. Written Monday, November 15, 1976.

...Another masterful Missive from Our Publisher!! (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Jenette Kahn
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Information on DC's Dollar Comics line with black and white photo of Jenette Kahn.

#3 Mike Fleisher (Table of Contents)

DC Profiles / text article / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Mike Gold
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
biography

Indexer Notes

Mike Gold on Mike Fleisher's writing career at DC, Collier Books, Seaboard (Atlas) and on the Little Orphan Annie strip.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman; Green Lantern
  2. 1. The Maltese Cup Cake
    Wonder Woman; Hostess
  3. 2. Demolishment!
    Batman; Green Lantern
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Batman's Brave and the Bold Mailbag
  5. 4. Statement Of Ownership, Management And Circulation (Required By 39 U.S.C. 3685)
  6. 5. ...Another Masterful Missive From Our Publisher!!
  7. 6. ...Another masterful Missive from Our Publisher!!
  8. 7. #3 Mike Fleisher
    DC Profiles
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