(1981)

 
Volume:
?
Price:
0 Free
Pages:
336
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
ISBN:
0-87474-228-5; 0-8109-0696-1
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Michael Barrier; Martin Williams
Format:
Hardcover book with dust jacket; full color; heavy stock paper; 7 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches

Issue Notes

Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Data: PN6726.S58.
Dewey Decimal #: 741.5'973.
Library of Congress Catalog Card #: 81-607842. AACR2.
Smithsonian ISBN: 0-87474-228-5.
Abrams ISBN: 0-8109-0696-1.
All material reprinted was shot from their first comic book appearances.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman; Lulu; Pogo and the Spirit / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Shuster; John Stanley; Will Eisner; Walt Kelly
Inks:
Joe Shuster; John Stanley; Will Eisner; Walt Kelly
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

vignettes from interior stories

Introduction (Table of Contents)

text article / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Michael Barrier; Martin Williams
Letters:
Typeset

About Superman (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Martin Williams
Letters:
Typeset

[Superman] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Joe Shuster
Inks:
?
Colors:
Ed Eisenberg
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

shot from original comic issue; not recolored like the Archives version

About Batman (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Martin Williams
Letters:
Typeset

Case of the Chemical Syndicate (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
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Indexer Notes

only uncensored reprint?

About Scribbly and Sheldon Mayer (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Martin Williams
Letters:
Typeset

[Coming of the Red Tornado] (Table of Contents)

Scribbly / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children; superhero
Characters:
Introduction: Red Tornado
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Scribbly / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Red Tornado
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Scribbly / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Red Tornado
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Scribbly and the Red Tornado / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Red Tornado
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Scribbly and the Red Tornado / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Red Tornado
Reprints:

About Plastic Man and Jack Cole (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Martin Williams
Letters:
Typeset

[Eeyow! It's Plastic Man!] (Table of Contents)

Plastic Man / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Cole
Pencils:
Jack Cole
Inks:
Jack Cole
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

The Man Who Can't Be Harmed (Table of Contents)

Plastic Man / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Cole
Pencils:
Jack Cole
Inks:
Jack Cole
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

About Captain Marvel and C.C. Beck (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Martin Williams
Letters:
Typeset

Captain Marvel Battles the Plot Against the Universe (Table of Contents)

Captain Marvel / comic story / 33 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
C. C. Beck
Inks:
Pete Costanza
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Wendell Crowley

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

About Basil Wolverton (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Martin Williams
Letters:
Typeset

[My tonsils rattle when I talk] (Table of Contents)

Dr Dimwit / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Basil Wolverton
Pencils:
Basil Wolverton
Inks:
Basil Wolverton
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

[Rawjaw McClaw] (Table of Contents)

Powerhouse Pepper / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Basil Wolverton
Pencils:
Basil Wolverton
Inks:
Basil Wolverton
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

About George Carlson (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Martin Williams
Letters:
Typeset

The Fashionable Fireman and the Soft-Boiled Collar Button (Table of Contents)

Jingle-Jangle Tales / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
George Carlson
Pencils:
George Carlson
Inks:
George Carlson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

[The Big Bass Drum Is Missing] (Table of Contents)

Pieface Prince of Pretzleburg / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Carlson
Pencils:
George Carlson
Inks:
George Carlson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

The Pint-Size King and the Three Jelly-Beans (Table of Contents)

Jingle-Jangle Tales / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Carlson
Pencils:
George Carlson
Inks:
George Carlson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

About Little Lulu and John Stanley (Table of Contents)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Barrier
Letters:
Typeset

At The Beach (Table of Contents)

Little Lulu / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
John Stanley
Pencils:
John Stanley
Inks:
John Stanley
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children
Reprints:

Five Little Babies (Table of Contents)

Little Lulu / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
John Stanley
Pencils:
John Stanley (layouts); Irving Tripp
Inks:
Irving Tripp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children
Reprints:

The Little Rich Boy (Table of Contents)

Little Lulu / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
John Stanley
Pencils:
John Stanley (layouts); Irving Tripp
Inks:
Irving Tripp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children
Reprints:

The "Spider" Spins Again (Table of Contents)

Little Lulu / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
John Stanley
Pencils:
John Stanley (layouts); Irving Tripp
Inks:
Irving Tripp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children
Reprints:

About Donald Duck and Carl Barks (Table of Contents)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Barrier
Letters:
Typeset

Letter to Santa (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Barks
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Scrooge; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Reprints:

about Pogo and Walt Kelly (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Martin Williams
Letters:
Typeset

Albert Takes the Cake (Table of Contents)

Albert the Alligator / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Walt Kelly
Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Walt Kelly
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Albert (first appearance, an alligator); Pogo (first appearance, a possum); Bumbazine (first appearance); Mrs. Jay (first appearance); Beetle (first appearance)
Synopsis:
Bumbazine bakes Pogo a birthday cake, but Albert tries to steal it.
Reprints:

Feelin' Mighty Hale and Farewell (Table of Contents)

Pogo / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Walt Kelly
Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Walt Kelly
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints:

Cinderella and the Three Bears (Table of Contents)

Pogo / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Walt Kelly
Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Walt Kelly
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints:

The Big Rock Candy Quarry (Table of Contents)

Pogo / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Walt Kelly
Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Walt Kelly
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints:

About The Spirit and Will Eisner (Table of Contents)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Barrier
Letters:
Typeset

The Element of Time (Table of Contents)

Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Colors:
Joe Kubert
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

four pages of this story are done only in color holds (no black)

Gerhard Shnobble (Table of Contents)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner; Jules Feiffer(?)
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner; Jerry Grandenetti
Colors:
Jules Feiffer
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:

Ten Minutes (Table of Contents)

Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner; Jules Feiffer(?)
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner; Jerry Grandenetti
Colors:
Jules Feiffer
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:

About EC (Table of Contents)

text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Barrier
Letters:
Typeset

Air Burst (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils:
Harvey Kurtzman
Inks:
Harvey Kurtzman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Reprints:

Corpse on the Imjin (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils:
Harvey Kurtzman
Inks:
Harvey Kurtzman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Reprints:

Superduperman (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils:
Wally Wood
Inks:
Wally Wood
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Reprints:

Howdy Dooit! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils:
Bill Elder
Inks:
Bill Elder
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
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Indexer Notes

mostly black and white, except for some lettering

Master Race (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Feldstein; Bernie Krigstein
Pencils:
Bernie Krigstein
Inks:
Bernie Krigstein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Feldstein wrote this as a six-page but Krigstein expanded it to 8

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman; Lulu; Pogo and the Spirit
  2. 1. Introduction
  3. 2. About Superman
  4. 3. [Superman]
    Superman
  5. 4. About Batman
  6. 5. Case of the Chemical Syndicate
    Batman
  7. 6. About Scribbly and Sheldon Mayer
  8. 7. [Coming of the Red Tornado]
    Scribbly
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Scribbly
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Scribbly
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Scribbly and the Red Tornado
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Scribbly and the Red Tornado
  13. 12. About Plastic Man and Jack Cole
  14. 13. [Eeyow! It's Plastic Man!]
    Plastic Man
  15. 14. The Man Who Can't Be Harmed
    Plastic Man
  16. 15. About Captain Marvel and C.C. Beck
  17. 16. Captain Marvel Battles the Plot Against the Universe
    Captain Marvel
  18. 17. About Basil Wolverton
  19. 18. [My tonsils rattle when I talk]
    Dr Dimwit
  20. 19. [Rawjaw McClaw]
    Powerhouse Pepper
  21. 20. About George Carlson
  22. 21. The Fashionable Fireman and the Soft-Boiled Collar Button
    Jingle-Jangle Tales
  23. 22. [The Big Bass Drum Is Missing]
    Pieface Prince of Pretzleburg
  24. 23. The Pint-Size King and the Three Jelly-Beans
    Jingle-Jangle Tales
  25. 24. About Little Lulu and John Stanley
  26. 25. At The Beach
    Little Lulu
  27. 26. Five Little Babies
    Little Lulu
  28. 27. The Little Rich Boy
    Little Lulu
  29. 28. The "Spider" Spins Again
    Little Lulu
  30. 29. About Donald Duck and Carl Barks
  31. 30. Letter to Santa
    Donald Duck
  32. 31. about Pogo and Walt Kelly
  33. 32. Albert Takes the Cake
    Albert the Alligator
  34. 33. Feelin' Mighty Hale and Farewell
    Pogo
  35. 34. Cinderella and the Three Bears
    Pogo
  36. 35. The Big Rock Candy Quarry
    Pogo
  37. 36. About The Spirit and Will Eisner
  38. 37. The Element of Time
    Spirit
  39. 38. Gerhard Shnobble
    Spirit
  40. 39. Ten Minutes
    Spirit
  41. 40. About EC
  42. 41. Air Burst
  43. 42. Corpse on the Imjin
  44. 43. Superduperman
  45. 44. Howdy Dooit!
  46. 45. Master Race
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