(June-July 1981)

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Volume:
41
Price:
1.00 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
0709893073007
Editing:
Jack C. Harris
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #161, 170, 179, 188, 223-228, 230)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Paid Circulation: average 77,000; latest issue 78,000.


Buried Alive! (Table of Contents)

Superman and Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Rich Buckler (signed)
Inks:
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-573

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Superman; Green Arrow; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Shazam! [Captain Marvel]; Hawkman; Red Tornado

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

From the World's Finest Fans / letters page / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
Jack C. Harris
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-747

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Letters of comment from T. M. Maple and Jeff Albrecht.

Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Arthur Gutowitz
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Buried Alive! (Table of Contents)

Superman and Batman / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Conway
Pencils:
Rich Buckler
Inks:
Frank McLaughlin
Colors:
Carl Gafford
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
J-7159

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Commissioner Jim Gordon; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Bob Tobias; Ed Wiley; Morgan Edge; Jimmy Olsen
Synopsis:
Superman and Robin are wondering where Batman is when Ed Wiley, wearing a shirt covered in TNT and standing on the top of Metropolis Bridge, announces he has captured Batman and demands ten million dollars ransom. After Wiley blows himself up, partially catching Robin in the blast, it is up to Superman to interpret Wiley's last words and find Batman, but the escape artist has already freed himself from being buried alive.
Reprints:

Escape Me...Never!! (Table of Contents)

Green Arrow / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
Trevor von Eeden
Inks:
Brett Breeding
Colors:
Carl Gafford
Letters:
Todd Klein
Job Number:
J-7208

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow
Reprints:

I Must Go Home Again! (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Rozakis
Pencils:
Alex Saviuk
Inks:
Rodin Rodriguez
Colors:
Carl Gafford
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hawkman; Hawkgirl; Hyanthis (flashback)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Continued next issue.

All The Bits and Pieces of My Life (Table of Contents)

Red Tornado / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Conway
Pencils:
Jose Delbo
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
Carl Gafford
Letters:
Todd Klein
Job Number:
J-7232 ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Red Tornado
Reprints:

Sabbac Strikes Back! (Table of Contents)

Shazam!; Captain Marvel, Jr. / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
Don Newton
Inks:
Dan Adkins
Colors:
Adrienne Roy
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sabbac; Captain Marvel, Jr.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Return of Sabbac. Spotlight on Captain Marvel, Jr.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Daily Planet Feature Page; Ask the Answer Man / text article / 0.67 ? page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Hembeck
Inks:
Fred Hembeck
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

With on sale list for March 5th and Fred Hembeck strip featuring Batman, Superman and Balloon Buster.

#72 Laurie Sutton (Table of Contents)

DC Profiles / text article / 0.33 ? page (report information)

Script:
Mike W. Barr ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
biography

Volume 81 Issue 3 March, 1981 (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Daily Planet Extra page on back cover with previews of Tales of the Green Lantern Corps #2, Green Lantern #141, Ghosts #101, Unexpected #211, Secrets of Haunted House #37, Legion of Super-Heroes #276 and Adventure Comics #482 (Dial H for Hero).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Buried Alive!
    Superman and Batman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    From the World's Finest Fans
  3. 2. Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation
  4. 3. Buried Alive!
    Superman and Batman
  5. 4. Escape Me...Never!!
    Green Arrow
  6. 5. I Must Go Home Again!
    Hawkman
  7. 6. All The Bits and Pieces of My Life
    Red Tornado
  8. 7. Sabbac Strikes Back!
    Shazam!; Captain Marvel, Jr.
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Daily Planet Feature Page; Ask the Answer Man
  10. 9. #72 Laurie Sutton
    DC Profiles
  11. 10. Volume 81 Issue 3 March, 1981
    Daily Planet Extra
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