(September-October 1980)

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

Issue Notes

Copyright © 1980 DC Comics Inc.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Job Number:
S-5025

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Supergirl; Krypto (dog); Lois Lane; Aquaboy; Aquaman; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz' editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Best of DC No. 7 -- Superboy (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Table of contents.

Superboy Meets the Young Green Arrow! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Coleman
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Lana Lang; Superboy's Time Telescope (introduction); Jim Brand (local farmer); Jesse James (Cowhand in disguise); Sir Modred (Cowhand in disguise); Sheriff of Nottingham (Cowhand in disguise); Cherokee Chief (Cowhand in disguise)
Synopsis:
Superboy observes Green Arrow on his time scope and decides to help the young Oliver develop his skills after Oliver moves to Smallville.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Original is 12.67 pages. This reprint is reformatted slightly to fill 13 full pages.

The Super-Clown of Smallville! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Coleman
Pencils:
Creig Flessel
Inks:
Creig Flessel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Dark Strangler of the Seas! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Robbins
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

with Aquaboy

The Millionaire of Smallville! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Superboy Meets Lois Lane! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Lana Lang; Krypto; Martha Kent; Superboy robot
Synopsis:
Lois Lane and Lana Lang meet at summer camp.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Keyword: Kryptonite

Plague from the Past! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent
Synopsis:
Superboy accidentally unleashes a plague from an ancient Egyptian artifact, but is able to turn back the clock and prevent the epidemic.
Reprints:

Lex Luthor Imp! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Luthor; Mxyzptlk
Reprints:

The Kryptonite Kid! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Kryptonite Kid
Reprints:

Superboy Meets Supergirl! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl; Superman; Argo City (flashback); Zor-El (flashback)
Synopsis:
Supergirl goes back into the past to meet Superboy, so he can have a super playmate.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer credit confirmed from Martin O'Hearn. Ink credit from Pat Lang & Bob Hughes. Ink credit originally given to: George Klein.

An Anthologist at Work (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
S-5027

Genre:
non-fiction

["An Action-Packed Collection of Superboy Classics"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-5025-A

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Superman; Lex Luthor; Supergirl

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Promo for stories in the issue. Pencils and inks credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz' editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superboy
  2. 1. Best of DC No. 7 -- Superboy
  3. 2. Superboy Meets the Young Green Arrow!
    Superboy
  4. 3. The Super-Clown of Smallville!
    Superboy
  5. 4. Dark Strangler of the Seas!
    Superboy
  6. 5. The Millionaire of Smallville!
    Superboy
  7. 6. Superboy Meets Lois Lane!
    Superboy
  8. 7. Plague from the Past!
    Superboy
  9. 8. Lex Luthor Imp!
    Superboy
  10. 9. The Kryptonite Kid!
    Superboy
  11. 10. Superboy Meets Supergirl!
    Superboy
  12. 11. An Anthologist at Work
  13. 12. ["An Action-Packed Collection of Superboy Classics"]
    Superboy
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