(August-September 1978)

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Volume:
38
Price:
1.00 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
0709893073009
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

"You're too late Superman--too late to rescue the entire city from the deadly Whisperer!" (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Jim Aparo
Inks:
Jim Aparo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-762

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Superman; Wonder Woman (inset); Black Canary (inset); Green Arrow (inset); Creeper (inset)

[Splash page] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack C. Harris
Pencils:
George Tuska
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-5377

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

The Will of the Whisperer (Table of Contents)

Superman and Batman / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
George Tuska
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
Shelly Leferman
Job Number:
J-5183

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Batman; Perry White; Alice White (Perry's wife); Morgan Edge; James Gordon; Doc Willard; Dave Stevens; Richie Turner; Jon Rambo; Thomas Lukens; Senator O'Hara; Augie Moran
Reprints:
Keywords:
Daily Planet; Gotham City; Metropolis; Metropolis City Jail; Metropolis General Hospital

Indexer Notes

This story is broken up into several unnumbered parts--a prologue (2 pages), "Poison in the Streets" (4 pages), "The Stolen Beloved" (7 pages), and "Whom the Gods Would Destroy!" (8 pages). The prologue contains the title for the overall story, "The Will of the Whisperer."

Blades and Illusions (Table of Contents)

Green Arrow and Black Canary / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Conway
Pencils:
Trevor von Eeden
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
Mario Sen
Letters:
Milt Snapinn
Job Number:
J-5215-5216

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Canary; Green Arrow; Count Vertigo; the Stinger; Lt. Mack Morgan; Ruth Anderson (flashback)
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • In Black Canary (K. G. Murray, 1982 series) #[nn]
Keywords:
boomerang-arrow; grenade arrow; Star City Zoo

The Keeper of Secrets Is Death (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Steve Ditko
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
Clem Robins
Job Number:
J-5063

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Creeper; Joanne Russell; Ben "Bruise" Griely; Abe Rocco; Lou Knocko; Olga Kens; Lt. Bolt
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • in Creeper By Steve Ditko, The (DC, 2010 series) #[nn]
Keywords:
Cosmic Broadcasting

A Poison of the Heart! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Gerry Conway
Pencils:
Jack Abel
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
Izzy Goldstein
Letters:
Milt Snapinn
Job Number:
J-5094

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Poison Ivy (origin, villain); Wonder Woman; Redwood; Sumac; Steve Howard; Professor Legrand (flashback)
Reprints:
Keywords:
Africa; botanical garden; Cupid's Root; invisible jet; United Nations

Indexer Notes

continued from last issue. Featuring the origin of Poison Ivy,

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack C. Harris
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-984

Superman Movie Report (Table of Contents)

Superman / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
M7-C

Indexer Notes

Text article with photograph.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. "You're too late Superman--too late to rescue the entire city from the deadly Whisperer!"
    Superman and Batman
  2. 1. [Splash page]
  3. 2. The Will of the Whisperer
    Superman and Batman
  4. 3. Blades and Illusions
    Green Arrow and Black Canary
  5. 4. The Keeper of Secrets Is Death
    The Creeper
  6. 5. A Poison of the Heart!
    Wonder Woman
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    From the World's Finest Fans
  8. 7. Superman Movie Report
    Superman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Steve Jenner
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • 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