(June-July 1978)

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Volume:
38
Price:
1.00 USD
Pages:
84
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
0709893073007
Editing:
Jack Harris
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

The Invasion of the Deathless Brain! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim Aparo (signed)
Inks:
Jim Aparo (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-716

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Batman; George Dyke's brain; Wonder Woman (inset); Black Canary (inset); Green Arrow (inset); Creeper (inset)

[The World's Finest] (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack C. Harris ?
Pencils:
George Tuska
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
J-5273

Characters:
Superman; Batman; Creeper; Wonder Woman; Black Canary; Green Arrow

Indexer Notes

Splash/Title page with the characters starring in this issue.

Invasion of the Deathless Brain (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
George Tuska
Inks:
Vince Colletta (credited)
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
J-5106

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Batman; George "Gorilla Boss" Dyke; Morgan Edge; Lana Lang; James Gordon; Doc Willard (flashback)
Reprints:
Keywords:
Amazon jungle; Fortress of Solitude; Gotham City; green kryptonite; Ides of March; WGBS-TV; white kryptonite

Indexer Notes

The story has separate chapter titles: Chapter One - (no separate title); Chapter Two - The Batman's Fatal Error; Chapter 3 - Old Gangsters Never Die!

Pencils: Corrected by Craig Delich 2005-02. Inks: Previously Tex Blaisdell. New info by Glenn Simpson, 2005-05-17 (Per Sandell ed.)

The Vertigo Version (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Gerry Conway
Pencils:
Trevor von Eeden
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
Mario Sen
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
J-5049

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Count Vertigo (villain, intro); Black Canary; Detective Morgan
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Star City

Aquaman and the Imperiled Sub (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman; Aqualad

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Hostess Twinkies in comic strip format.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

From the World's Finest Fans / letters page / 1.75 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack C. Harris
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-913

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Louis A. Latzer, Steve Feldberg, Carmen Dottier and Scott Gibson.

Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Arthur Gutowitz
Letters:
typeset

No Home for the Hero (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Gerry Conway
Pencils:
Jerry Bingham
Inks:
Bob Layton
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
Shelly Leferman
Job Number:
J-5045

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow; Speedy; Lt. Mack Morgan; The Stinger; Green Lantern (flashback); Black Canary (flashback)
Synopsis:
Recap of Speedy's career.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Arrow Signal; balloon arrow; electro-charge arrow; Star City

Superman Movie Report (Table of Contents)

Superman / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photographs)
Inks:
? (photographs)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Text article with photographs.

The Disruptor (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Steve Ditko
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
Bill Morse
Job Number:
J-4880

Characters:
The Creeper; The Disruptor; Sam Hagen; Fran Daye; Porter; Dump
Reprints:
Keywords:
Cosmic Broadcasting; Gotham City

A Kiss of Death Times Three (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Gerry Conway
Pencils:
Ric Estrada
Inks:
Jack Abel
Colors:
Mario Sen
Letters:
Jean Simek
Job Number:
J-5093

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Poison Ivy; Wonder Woman; Steve Howard; Sumac; Buckeye; Redwood
Reprints:
Keywords:
"31" Club; Aethusa Cynapium; botanical garden; Fool's Parsley; New York City; United Nations

Indexer Notes

The story has separate chapter titles: A Poison Named Ivy - Chapter 1; Limbs of a Killer - Chapter 2.
Contemporary setting for story.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Invasion of the Deathless Brain!
    Superman and Batman
  2. 1. [The World's Finest]
  3. 2. Invasion of the Deathless Brain
    Superman and Batman
  4. 3. The Vertigo Version
    Black Canary
  5. 4. Aquaman and the Imperiled Sub
    Aquaman; Hostess
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    From the World's Finest Fans
  7. 6. Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation
  8. 7. No Home for the Hero
    Green Arrow and Speedy
  9. 8. Superman Movie Report
    Superman
  10. 9. The Disruptor
    The Creeper
  11. 10. A Kiss of Death Times Three
    Wonder Woman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Steve Jenner
  • Nick Caputo
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Matthew Head
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Lou Mougin
  • Craig Delich
  • Clayton Emery
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Allen Ross