(January-February 1979)

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Volume:
45
Price:
1.00 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
0709893041502
Editing:
Paul Levitz; Joe Orlando (JSA story - See Notes)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.; Digest size (5" x 6.75") #491-503
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched; Squarebound #390, 416, 491-503
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Joe Orlando edited the JSA story as it had originally been prepared for All-Star Comics.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Flash; Justice Society of America; Wonder Woman; Deadman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jim Aparo
Inks:
Jim Aparo
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-852

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Justice Society of America [Dr. Fate; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Power Girl; Huntress [Helena Wayne]; Flash [Jay Garrick]]; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Iris Allen; Wonder Woman (Earth-1); Wonder Girl; Deadman (inset)
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Indexer Notes

Color credits provided by Anthony Tollin.

The Multiple Murders of Mapleville! (Table of Contents)

Flash / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Cary Bates
Pencils:
Irv Novick
Inks:
Frank McLaughlin
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
J-5515

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Iris Allen
Reprints:

Pursuit! (Table of Contents)

Deadman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Len Wein
Pencils:
Jim Aparo
Inks:
Jim Aparo
Colors:
Glynis Wein
Letters:
Jim Aparo
Job Number:
J-5585

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Deadman; Cleveland Brand; Tiny; Lorna Winchell; Solomon; Vashnu; Lita Brand; Alexi Kronsky; Inga Brand

Prologue (Table of Contents)

Justice Society of America / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Levitz
Pencils:
Joe Staton
Inks:
Joe Staton
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
J-5666

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Justice Society of America [Flash [Jay Garrick]; Wildcat [Ted Grant]; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Batman (of Earth-2); Superman (of Earth-2, cameo); Dr. Fate; Wonder Woman (of Earth-2, cameo); Atom [Al Pratt] (cameo); Sandman [Wesley Dodds] (cameo); Hawkman [Carter Hall] (cameo); Hawkgirl [Shiera Sanders] (cameo); Hourman [Rex Tyler] (cameo); the Spectre [Jim Corrigan] (cameo); Dr. Mid-nite (cameo); Black Canary (cameo); Power Girl; Huntress [Helena Wayne]; Robin (Earth-2)]; The Key (of Earth-2, flashback); Batman (of Earth-1); Superman (of Earth-1); Wonder Woman (of Earth-1); Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; the Flash [Barry Allen]; the Creeper; Aquaman; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]; Green Arrow (of Earth-1); Atom [Ray Palmer]
Synopsis:
Prologue with explanation of the existence of two worlds -- Earth-1 and Earth-2 -- occupying the same space, but vibrating at different speeds, and the differences between the superheroes of the two worlds.
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Only Legends Live Forever (Table of Contents)

Justice Society of America / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Levitz
Pencils:
Joe Staton
Inks:
Joe Staton
Colors:
Adrienne Roy
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
J-5470

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Justice Society of America [Flash [Jay Garrick]; Wildcat [Ted Grant]; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Dr. Fate; Power Girl; Huntress [Helena Wayne]; Robin (Earth-2)]; Bruce Wayne [as both Batman (Earth 2) and Gotham City Police Commissioner]; Chief O'Hara; Bill Jensen (villain)
Synopsis:
Bill Jensen wants to take revenge on Bruce Wayne who put him in prison, even though Wayne had found evidence linking Jensen to several crimes while as a former Gotham City D.A.
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Indexer Notes

Part one of two.
Series continues from All-Star Comics #74 due to cancellation of All-Star by DC's title implosion in 1978.
First part of story originally intended to be printed as issue #75 of All-Star Comics with new three-page introduction.
The second half of this story is named "Chapter 2 - War Atop the Tower" (7 pages).

The Hand That Feeds the Earth... (Table of Contents)

Aquaman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils:
Don Newton
Inks:
Frank Chiaramonte
Colors:
Adrienne Roy
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
S-5598

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman; Mera; Dr. Vulko; Aqualad
Reprints:

School of the Amazoids (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack C. Harris
Pencils:
Jack Abel
Inks:
Jack Abel
Colors:
Adrienne Roy
Letters:
Karen Kish [as Karisha]
Job Number:
J-5540

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Teen Titans [Robin; Speedy; Kid Flash; Aqualad] (flashback); Wonder Woman; Headmaster-mind (villain); Wonder Girl (origin, guest star); the Amazoids; Randy Jakes; Hippolyta (flashback); Superman (flashback); Batman (flashback)
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dateline: Adventure / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Paul Levitz
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Steven Feldberg, Kent A. Phenis, Beppi Sabatini, Peter Holden, Stan Timmos, Mark Lamport, Norman Tipton, Zohar A. Rom and Penny Jacobson.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Justice Society of America / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Staton
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Justice Society of America [Dr. Fate; Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Flash [Jay Garrick]; Power Girl; Huntress [Helena Wayne]; Star-Spangled Kid; Dr. Mid-Nite; Wildcat [Ted Grant]; Robin (of Earth-2); Hourman [Rex Tyler]]
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Indexer Notes

On the back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Flash; Justice Society of America; Wonder Woman; Deadman
  2. 1. The Multiple Murders of Mapleville!
    Flash
  3. 2. Pursuit!
    Deadman
  4. 3. Prologue
    Justice Society of America
  5. 4. Only Legends Live Forever
    Justice Society of America
  6. 5. The Hand That Feeds the Earth...
    Aquaman
  7. 6. School of the Amazoids
    Wonder Woman
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Dateline: Adventure
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Justice Society of America
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