(October 1980)

DC, 1978 Series
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Volume:
3
Price:
0.50 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
709893121610
Editing:
Julius Schwartz (credited); E. Nelson Bridwell (associate editor, credited)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

["Stop it, Green Lantern! Your kryptonite is killing me!"] (Table of Contents)

Superman; Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim Starlin (signed) [as JPS]
Inks:
Jim Starlin (signed) [as JPS]
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]
Synopsis:
Green Lantern is holding a giant kryptonite rock over Superman.
Reprints:
Keywords:
green kryptonite

Indexer Notes

Color credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

Between Friend and Foe! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jim Starlin (plot, credited); Marv Wolfman (script, credited)
Pencils:
Jim Starlin (credited)
Inks:
Steve Mitchell (credited)
Colors:
Jerry Serpe (credited)
Letters:
Ben Oda (credited)
Job Number:
S-3376

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Green Lantern [Archon I'Gmora]; N'Gon (villain); Archie Jones
Synopsis:
N'Gon is attempting to gain power by taking it from other super-beings, but Superman and Green Lantern combine forces to imprison N'Gon.
Reprints:
Keywords:
green kryptonite

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Get the Newest Number Yum! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Bubble Yum / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Sea-Monkeys / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

She's No Angel (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Hawkman; Hostess Fruit Pies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Where Nightmares Begin! (Table of Contents)

New Teen Titans / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Marv Wolfman (credited)
Pencils:
George Perez (credited, signed)
Inks:
Dick Giordano (credited, signed)
Colors:
Adrienne Roy (credited)
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino (insert cover); Ben Oda (credited)
Editing:
Len Wein (credited)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Teen Titans [Cyborg [Victor Stone](intro); Raven [Rachel Roth](intro); Starfire [Koriand'r](intro); Changeling [Garfield Logan]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Wonder Girl [Donna Troy]; Kid Flash [Wally West]]; an other-dimensional protoplasm (villain); Professor Stone
Synopsis:
Raven uses her powers to enter Dick Grayson's dreams to show him a scene from the not to distant future of the new Teen Titans team battling to save the world from an other-dimensional protoplasmic creature.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

16 page preview insert of the New Teen Titans, continued in The New Teen Titans #1. Includes a mock cover, complete with the Comics Code Authority stamp.
Between pages 13-14 of main story.

Father Knows Best (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Grit; Richie Rich / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Super Gifts & Gimmicks (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Fun Factory / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Whatever Happened to Sargon the Sorcerer (Table of Contents)

Whatever Happened To...?; Sargon the Sorcerer / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Rozakis (credited)
Pencils:
Jose Delbo (credited)
Inks:
Kim DeMulder (credited)
Colors:
Jerry Serpe (credited)
Letters:
Ben Oda (credited)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Justice League of America [Flash [Barry Allen]; Superman [Earth-1]; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Green Arrow [Earth-1]; Atom [Ray Palmer]; Batman [Earth-1]; Wonder Woman [Earth-1]] (flashback); Sargon the Sorcerer [John Sargent]; The Matter Master (villain)
Synopsis:
The Matter Master attempts to steal the Ruby of Life but Sargon stops him.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

No question mark in the title.

Strong Arms Make All the Difference! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Mike Marvel / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[Write Right Now!] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Pair Mail / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
S-3432

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Kent Phenis, Craig Skaggs, Carlos Fernandez, Paul Carosella, and Gary Harris. Also includes info about the Great Letter Column Contest and short promo for DC Comics on sale in July.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Stop it, Green Lantern! Your kryptonite is killing me!"]
    Superman; Green Lantern
  2. 1. Between Friend and Foe!
    Superman; Green Lantern
  3. 2. Get the Newest Number Yum!
    Bubble Yum
  4. 3. Enter the Wonderful World of Amazing Live Sea-Monkeys
    Sea-Monkeys
  5. 4. She's No Angel
    Hawkman; Hostess Fruit Pies
  6. 5. Where Nightmares Begin!
    New Teen Titans
  7. 6. Father Knows Best
    Grit; Richie Rich
  8. 7. Super Gifts & Gimmicks
    Fun Factory
  9. 8. Whatever Happened to Sargon the Sorcerer
    Whatever Happened To...?; Sargon the Sorcerer
  10. 9. Strong Arms Make All the Difference!
    Mike Marvel
  11. 10. [Write Right Now!]
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Pair Mail
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