(February 1981)

DC, 1977 Series
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Volume:
5
Price:
0.75 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
four times a year
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC Blue Ribbon Digest
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Jack C. Harris
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S. (1-17, 20-22); Digest (18, 19, 23, 24); Tabloid (25-27)
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched (1-17, 20-22, 25-27); Squarebound (18, 19, 23, 24)
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

World's Finest Comics Digest / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

The Composite Superman (Table of Contents)

Superman & Batman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Composite Superman [Joe Meach]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Legion of Super-Heroes [Brainiac 5; Saturn Girl; Mon-El; Sun Boy]
Synopsis:
A freak accident gives Joe Meach the powers of the entire Legion of Super-Heroes and he becomes the Composite Superman.
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Keywords:
Batcave; Fortress of Solitude; green kryptonite

Indexer Notes

Part 1

The Battle between Titans (Table of Contents)

Superman & Batman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Composite Superman [Joe Meach]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen
Synopsis:
Composite Superman threatens to reveal Superman and Batman's identity if they don't retire.
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Keywords:
Batcave; green kryptonite

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Part 2

The Menace of the Mechanical Octopus (Table of Contents)

Green Arrow / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
France Herron
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby; Roz Kirby (backgrounds)
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]
Synopsis:
Crooks are using a mechanical octopus to commit robberies.
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Keywords:
Arrow-Plane; Arrowcar

The Day Aquaman Lost His Powers (Table of Contents)

Aquaman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ramona Fradon
Inks:
Ramona Fradon
Colors:
Lynne Gelfer
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
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The Has-Been Superman (Table of Contents)

Superman & Batman / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Cary Bates
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Jack Abel
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
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Part 1

Exit Superman -- Enter Nova (Table of Contents)

Superman & Batman / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Cary Bates
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Jack Abel
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
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Part 2

Superman's Perfect Crime (Table of Contents)

Superman & Batman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Cary Bates
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
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Part 1

Socrates Seeks a Secret (Table of Contents)

Superman & Batman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Cary Bates
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
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Part 2

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    World's Finest Comics Digest
  2. 1. The Composite Superman
    Superman & Batman
  3. 2. The Battle between Titans
    Superman & Batman
  4. 3. The Menace of the Mechanical Octopus
    Green Arrow
  5. 4. The Day Aquaman Lost His Powers
    Aquaman
  6. 5. The Has-Been Superman
    Superman & Batman
  7. 6. Exit Superman -- Enter Nova
    Superman & Batman
  8. 7. Superman's Perfect Crime
    Superman & Batman
  9. 8. Socrates Seeks a Secret
    Superman & Batman
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