([April] 1978)

DC, 1977 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
0.60 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
twelve times a year
On-sale date:
1978-01-31
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
0709893160504
Editing:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S. (1-17, 20-22); Digest (18, 19, 23, 24); Tabloid (25-27)
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched (1-17, 20-22, 25-27); Squarebound (18, 19, 23, 24)
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On sale date from house ad in World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #250.


Secret Origins of Super-Heroes Special (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Inks:
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-679

Characters:
Doctor Fate [Kent Nelson]; Lightray [Sollis]; Black Canary [Dinah Drake Lance]

Behold the Secret Origins of Super-Heroes! (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
Don Newton
Inks:
Frank Chiaramonte
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-5201

Characters:
Doctor Fate [Kent Nelson]; Lightray [Sollis]; Black Canary [Dinah Drake Lance]

This Immortal Destiny (Table of Contents)

Dr. Fate / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Levitz
Pencils:
Joe Staton
Inks:
Michael Netzer [as Mike Nasser]
Colors:
Adrienne Roy
Letters:
Shelly Leferman
Job Number:
J-5062

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doctor Fate [Kent Nelson]; Inez Nelson; Nabu
Reprints:

This Light A-Borning (Table of Contents)

Lightray / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Conway
Pencils:
Don Newton
Inks:
Frank Chiaramonte
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
Todd Klein
Job Number:
J-5088

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lightray [Sollis]; Orion; Metron

The Canary Is a Bird of Prey (Table of Contents)

Black Canary / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Conway
Pencils:
Mike Vosburg
Inks:
Terry Austin
Colors:
Mario Sen
Letters:
Shelly Leferman
Job Number:
J-5064

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Canary [Dinah Drake Lance]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Lieutenant Richard Drake; Larry Lance; Johnny Thunder; Thunderbolt; Justice Society of America [Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Dr. Midnite [Charles McNider]; Atom [Al Pratt]; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Flash [Jay Garrick]] (flashback); Justice League of America [Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Flash [Barry Allen]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]] (flashback)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Original Thinking / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-902

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Rick Taylor, Jerry Bails and Phillip Botwinick.

Editing
Edits to this Issue are being reviewed by GCD Editor Peter Croome
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Secret Origins of Super-Heroes Special
  2. 1. Behold the Secret Origins of Super-Heroes!
  3. 2. This Immortal Destiny
    Dr. Fate
  4. 3. This Light A-Borning
    Lightray
  5. 4. The Canary Is a Bird of Prey
    Black Canary
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Original Thinking
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jim Stangas
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Gregory Fischer