(June 1980)

DC, 1976 Series
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Volume:
18
Price:
0.40 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
0709893051506
Editing:
Jack C. Harris
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[How Can This Be!?] (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jim Starlin (signed)
Inks:
Jim Starlin (signed)
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-316

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [General Fabrikant] (General Fabrikant disguised as Green Lantern); Hal Jordan; Star Sapphire [Carol Ferris]
Synopsis:
Star Sapphire is commanded to kill both Green Lantern and Hal Jordan...by both men.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Color credits provided by Anthony Tollin.

The Saga of Johnny West (Table of Contents)

Acme Boots / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Johnny West; kids
Synopsis:
Johnny convinces a boy he can stand tall and stand up to a bully by wearing his Acme Boots.

Indexer Notes

Comic story; on inside front cover.

The Attack of the Star Sapphire! (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Denny O'Neil
Pencils:
Joe Staton
Inks:
Frank McLaughlin
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
Todd Klein
Job Number:
J-6475

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Rance Rideout; Star Sapphire [Carol Ferris]; General Fabrikant [Fabian]; Tom Kalmaku
Synopsis:
General Fabrikant of Qward makes his final move against Green Lantern by stealing the star sapphire gem and turning Carol into Star Sapphire, who he commands to kill Hal Jordan.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Concluded from the preceding 3 issues. The Zamarons are called Zamaronians in this story.

Get the Newest Number Yum! (Table of Contents)

Bubble Yum / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for Wild Cherry flavor of bubble gum.

Indexer Notes

between pages 4-5 of story

Enter the Wonderful World of Amazing Live Sea-Monkeys (Table of Contents)

Sea-Monkey Aquarium / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Orlando
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for Sea-Monkeys from Transcience Corporation.

Indexer Notes

between pages 4-5 of story
Pencil credits from: http://goodcomics.comicbookresources.com/2005/11/10/comic-book-urban-leg...

A Flash in the Dam (Table of Contents)

Hostess Twinkies; Flash / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; The Destoyer
Synopsis:
The Flash stops the Destoyer's plan to destroy Hoover Dam and shows him how to enjoy the little things in life, like eating Hostess Twinkies.

Indexer Notes

between pages 8-9 of story

It Begins with the Shreds of a Torn Costume... (Table of Contents)

Untold Legend of The Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Inks:
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Batman; The Penguin; The Joker; The Riddler
Synopsis:
House ad for new series, displaying cover of issue #1.

Indexer Notes

between pages 8-9 of story

Super Gifts & Gimmicks (Table of Contents)

Fun Factory / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for novelties.

Indexer Notes

between pages 10-11 of story

How Can Magazines This Small - - Be So Big in Reading Pleasure? (Table of Contents)

DC comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
House ad for DC Special and Best of DC digest comics.

Indexer Notes

between pages 10-11 of story

You Don't Know What You're Missing! (Table of Contents)

DC comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
House ad for Jonah Hex and Weird Western Tales.

Indexer Notes

between pages 10-11 of story

Double the Danger! Double the Fun! (Table of Contents)

DC comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Len Wein; Starman [Prince Gavyn]; Plastic Man; Woozy Winks
Synopsis:
House ad for subscriptions.

Indexer Notes

between pages 10-11 of story

Remember How Many Times You Felt Left Out (Table of Contents)

Grit / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Synopsis:
Ad soliciting delivery people for Grit newspaper.

Indexer Notes

between pages 12-13 of story

Tops in Team-Up Thrills! (Table of Contents)

DC comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
House ad for DC Comics Presents and The Brave And The Bold.

Indexer Notes

between pages 12-13 of story

Combine The Flash, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman... (Table of Contents)

DC comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
House ad for subscriptions.

Indexer Notes

Images are from various character logos and head shots.
Between pages 12-13 of story.

Write Right Now! (Table of Contents)

Charles Atlas; United Schools And Services; DC Comics / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?; ? (photo)
Inks:
?; ? (photo)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; typeset
Editing:
?

Characters:
Charles Atlas; Superman; Batman; Wonder Woman; Plastic Man
Synopsis:
Classified ads for body building, high school diplomas, self defense course, comic books, toys, and turning your poems into songs. Bottom portion of page is ad for DC Comics heroes in animated cartoons on TV.

Indexer Notes

between pages 16-17 of story

The Wait Is Over! The Results Are In! (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Characters:
Wonder Woman
Synopsis:
List of winners of a recent Wonder Woman Contest.

Indexer Notes

Winners received trip to New York City and the DC offices, Wonder Woman wrist watches from Super Time, Inc., Wonder Woman sleeping bags from Henderson Sleeping Bag Company, or Wonder Woman lunch boxes from Aladdin Industries, Inc.
Between pages 16-17 of story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Letters By Lantern Light / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack C. Harris
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-500

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Roger Schoolcraft and Alicia Wu.

Daily Planet Digest! (Table of Contents)

Daily Planet; Ask the Answer Man; Direct Currents; Hembeck / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Rozakis; Fred Hembeck
Pencils:
?; Fred Hembeck
Inks:
?; Fred Hembeck
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Bob Rozakis
Synopsis:
Articles about Best of DC #6 (with a reproduction of art from it), Jonah Hex#38, and Direct Currents listing books on sale the week of April 7th. Also includes Ask the Answer Man and a Hembeck strip with Superman hearing a conversation incorrectly.

Indexer Notes

Volume 80, Issue 11, for week of March 24, 1980.
Credit for Lynne Gelfer: production.

132 Roman Soldiers (Table of Contents)

Roman Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Russ Heath
Inks:
Russ Heath
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for 132 piece set of plastic Roman soldiers from Lucky Products, Inc.

Attention - Little Leaguers! (Table of Contents)

Bat-Rak / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for racks to hold baseball equipment, from Groner Enterprises, Inc.

Indexer Notes

inside back cover

Street Ball (Table of Contents)

Spalding / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Davis (signed)
Inks:
Jack Davis (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
?

Characters:
Rick Barry; Dr. J; kids
Synopsis:
Basketball stars Rick Barry and Dr. J show some kids why Spalding basketballs are built for superior ball handling.

Indexer Notes

Spalding is a product of Questor Corp.
Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [How Can This Be!?]
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. The Saga of Johnny West
    Acme Boots
  3. 2. The Attack of the Star Sapphire!
    Green Lantern
  4. 3. Get the Newest Number Yum!
    Bubble Yum
  5. 4. Enter the Wonderful World of Amazing Live Sea-Monkeys
    Sea-Monkey Aquarium
  6. 5. A Flash in the Dam
    Hostess Twinkies; Flash
  7. 6. It Begins with the Shreds of a Torn Costume...
    Untold Legend of The Batman
  8. 7. Super Gifts & Gimmicks
    Fun Factory
  9. 8. How Can Magazines This Small - - Be So Big in Reading Pleasure?
    DC comics
  10. 9. You Don't Know What You're Missing!
    DC comics
  11. 10. Double the Danger! Double the Fun!
    DC comics
  12. 11. Remember How Many Times You Felt Left Out
    Grit
  13. 12. Tops in Team-Up Thrills!
    DC comics
  14. 13. Combine The Flash, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman...
    DC comics
  15. 14. Write Right Now!
    Charles Atlas; United Schools And Services; DC Comics
  16. 15. The Wait Is Over! The Results Are In!
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Letters By Lantern Light
  18. 17. Daily Planet Digest!
    Daily Planet; Ask the Answer Man; Direct Currents; Hembeck
  19. 18. 132 Roman Soldiers
    Roman Soldiers
  20. 19. Attention - Little Leaguers!
    Bat-Rak
  21. 20. Street Ball
    Spalding
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Jim Stangas
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Donald Dale Milne