(July-August 1980)

DC, 1979 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
0.95 USD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1980-04-10
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC Blue Ribbon Digest
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz; E. Nelson Bridwell (Associate Editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
5" x 6.75"
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
squarebound
Publishing Format:
was ongoing

Issue Notes

Copyright © 1980.


Daily Planet Presents 10 Front-Page Stories (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ross Andru (signed)
Inks:
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors:
?
Job Number:
S-5023

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen
Keywords:
Daily Planet; newspapers

Best of DC -- Daily Planet (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Table of contents.

Clark Kent's Masquerade As Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Perry White; Lois Lane; "Iron Ike"
Reprints:

How Lois Lane Got Her Job (Table of Contents)

Lois Lane / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Superman [also as Clark Kent]; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen
Synopsis:
Lois remembers three scoops she got before she met Superman.
Reprints:

Jimmy Olsen's 1,000th Scoop! (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Bernstein
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

The Super-Cigars of Perry White! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Elliot Maggin
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Perry White; Arnie Carter
Reprints:

Clark Kent, Gentleman Journalist! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Harvey Grey; Griselda Grey; Egbert Smills
Reprints:

Dear Dr. Cupid! (Table of Contents)

Lois Lane / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Superman [also as Clark Kent]; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Bill the mailman
Reprints:

The Last Headline! (Table of Contents)

Clark Kent / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Martin Pasko
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Tex Blaisdell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Morgan Edge (villain); Clark Kent; Laura Conway; Perry White; Zack Dawson; Lois Lane; Steve Lombard; Lola Barnett; Jimmy Olsen; Ryan Lowell
Reprints:

The Superman Spectaculars (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Perry White; Lois Lane
Reprints:

Jimmy Olsen Editor-in-Chief! (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Lois Lane; Robert Burke
Reprints:

The End of the Planet! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; John Wilton; "Skip" Enders
Synopsis:
When newspaper mogul John Wilton buys the Daily Planet and immediately shuts it down, the former employees start their own paper, gathering scoops in the new jobs they have taken to pay the bills. But Wilton tries to shut down this new competitor permanently.
Reprints:

The Daily Planet Story (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
S-5024-A

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Daily Planet logo and text.

Daily Planet (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Back cover; yellow background. Newspaper style promo for stories in the issue. Only illustration is Daily Planet logo.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Daily Planet Presents 10 Front-Page Stories
    Superman
  2. 1. Best of DC -- Daily Planet
  3. 2. Clark Kent's Masquerade As Superman!
    Superman
  4. 3. How Lois Lane Got Her Job
    Lois Lane
  5. 4. Jimmy Olsen's 1,000th Scoop!
    Jimmy Olsen
  6. 5. The Super-Cigars of Perry White!
    Superman
  7. 6. Clark Kent, Gentleman Journalist!
    Superman
  8. 7. Dear Dr. Cupid!
    Lois Lane
  9. 8. The Last Headline!
    Clark Kent
  10. 9. The Superman Spectaculars
    Superman
  11. 10. Jimmy Olsen Editor-in-Chief!
    Jimmy Olsen
  12. 11. The End of the Planet!
    Superman
  13. 12. The Daily Planet Story
  14. 13. Daily Planet
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