The Best of DC #12 [Direct]
(May 1981)

DC, 1979 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
Volume:
3
Price:
0.95 USD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC Blue Ribbon Digest
Editing:
Julius Schwartz
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
5" x 6.75"
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
squarebound
Publishing Format:
was ongoing

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Copyright © 1981 DC Comics Inc.


Superman In The Past...Future...And On Other Worlds! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-5034

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]

Best of DC -- Superman (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Table of contents.

Bus-Ride to Nowhere! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Cary Bates
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Nathan Warbow; Martin Thorpe; May Marigold; Jonathan Slaughter
Reprints:

The Sun of Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Cary Bates
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Dr. Paul Reese
Reprints:

The Starry-Eyed Siren of Space! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Cary Bates
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Kond; Rija
Reprints:

Planet of the Angels (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Denny O'Neil
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Raphael; Michael; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Gabriel
Reprints:

Superman, You're Dead...Dead...Dead! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; George Washington; Abraham Lincoln; George Custer
Reprints:

The Secret of the Space Souvenirs (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane
Synopsis:
Superman is compelled to collect trophies from space, but doesn't know why.
Reprints:

Two for You! Super Star Origins (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Promos for DC Special Blue Ribbon Digest #9 (on sale January 8, 1981) and The Best of DC #13 (on sale February 5, 1981). Covers are depicted.

Superman in Time-and-Space (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Information about the stories in this issue.
On inside back cover.

[Preview of the Issue] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Superman

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Scenes from the interior stories.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Superman In The Past...Future...And On Other Worlds!
    Superman
  2. 1. Best of DC -- Superman
  3. 2. Bus-Ride to Nowhere!
    Superman
  4. 3. The Sun of Superman!
    Superman
  5. 4. The Starry-Eyed Siren of Space!
    Superman
  6. 5. Planet of the Angels
    Superman
  7. 6. Superman, You're Dead...Dead...Dead!
    Superman
  8. 7. The Secret of the Space Souvenirs
    Superman
  9. 8. Two for You! Super Star Origins
  10. 9. Superman in Time-and-Space
  11. 10. [Preview of the Issue]
    Superman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jon Ingersoll