(Spring 1980)

DC, 1977 Series
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Volume:
4
Price:
1.00 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
four times a year
On-sale date:
1979-12-06
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Len Wein
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

Indicia reads: SUPER-STAR HOLIDAY SPECIAL, Spring 1980. (DC SPECIAL SERIES, Vol. 4, No. 21...)


Super-Star Holiday Special (Table of Contents)

Legion of Super-Heroes; Jonah Hex; Sgt. Rock; Batman; The House of Mystery / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez (signed)
Inks:
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-263

Genre:
detective-mystery; superhero; war; western-frontier
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Lightning Lad; Saturn Girl; Superboy [Clark Kent]; Wildfire; Phantom Girl]; Jonah Hex; Sgt. Rock; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Cain; Abel; Mildred

[Introductory Page] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Len Wein
Pencils:
Gerry Talaoc
Inks:
Gerry Talaoc
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-6477

Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Sgt. Rock; Jonah Hex; Superboy [Clark Kent]

The Fawn and the Star (Table of Contents)

Jonah Hex / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Michael Fleisher
Pencils:
Dick Ayers
Inks:
Romeo Tanghal
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
Shelly Leferman
Job Number:
J-6348

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Jonah Hex; Woodson Hex (flashback); Virginia Hex (flashback)

Wanted: Santa Claus -- Dead or Alive! (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Denny O'Neil
Pencils:
Frank Miller
Inks:
Steve Mitchell
Colors:
Glynis Wein
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Matty Lasko; Boomer Katz; Mister Jackson; "Fats" Morgan; Al; Louie
Synopsis:
Batman stops a mob from stealing the day's receipts from a department store with the help of Boomer Katz, a paroled robber, and the light from a Nativity star.
Reprints:

["I don't see him, guys!"] (Table of Contents)

The House of Mystery / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Rozakis
Pencils:
Romeo Tanghal
Inks:
Dan Adkins
Colors:
Bob LeRose
Letters:
Shelly Leferman
Job Number:
J-6368

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Cain; Abel; Mildred; Mordred; Cynthia; Destiny; Phantom Stranger; Madame Xanadu
Synopsis:
The hosts of The House of Mystery, The Witching Hour, and Secrets of Haunted House compete to tell the best holiday-themed twist-ending story.

Indexer Notes

The House of Mystery is listed as the feature because it is the only feature listed on the cover and its logo and tagline are on the splash page.

The Longest Night! (Table of Contents)

Sgt. Rock of Easy Co. / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Dick Ayers
Inks:
Romeo Tanghal
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
war
Characters:
Sgt. Rock
Synopsis:
Sgt. Rock and Easy Co. try to protect worshipers headed to the Shrine at Santa Maria.

Star Light, Star Bright... Farthest Star I See Tonight! (Table of Contents)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Levitz
Pencils:
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
Adrienne Roy
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
J-6346

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Supreboy [Clark Kent]; Phantom Girl [Tinya Wazzo]; Mon-El; Saturn Girl [Irma Ardeen]; Karate Kid [Val Armorr] (cameo); Sun Boy [Dirk Morgna] (cameo); Princess Projectra (cameo); Chameleon Boy [Reep Daggle] (cameo); Colossal Boy [Gim Allen] (cameo); Wildfire [Drake Burroughs]; Lightning Lad [Garth Ranzz]]
Synopsis:
Superboy convinces the Legion of Super-Heroes to go searching for the star that shown over Bethlehem during Jesus' birth on Christmas Eve.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Super-Star Holiday Special
    Legion of Super-Heroes; Jonah Hex; Sgt. Rock; Batman; The House of Mystery
  2. 1. [Introductory Page]
  3. 2. The Fawn and the Star
    Jonah Hex
  4. 3. Wanted: Santa Claus -- Dead or Alive!
    Batman
  5. 4. ["I don't see him, guys!"]
    The House of Mystery
  6. 5. The Longest Night!
    Sgt. Rock of Easy Co.
  7. 6. Star Light, Star Bright... Farthest Star I See Tonight!
    Legion of Super-Heroes
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