The Best of DC #35 [Direct-Sales]
(April 1983)

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Volume:
5
Price:
1.75 USD; 2.00 CAD
Pages:
148
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1982-12-14
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC Blue Ribbon Digest
Editing:
Len Wein; Nicola Cuti
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
5" x 6.75"
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
squarebound
Publishing Format:
was ongoing

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


Year's Best Comics Stories (Table of Contents)

cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Ed Hannigan [as Hannigan] (signed)
Inks:
Dick Giordano [as Giordano] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Superman; Batman; Firestorm; Swamp Thing; Robin; Kid Flash; Starfire; Sgt. Rock; Blackhawk; Jonah Hex; Green Lantern; Captain Carrot; Legion of Super-Heroes [Colossal Boy; Ultra Boy; Sun Boy; Phantom Girl; Chameleon Boy]
Keywords:
cameras

Indexer Notes

Wraparound cover.

Year's Best Comics Stories (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Table of contents.

Dear Mom and Dad (Table of Contents)

New Teen Titans / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Marv Wolfman
Pencils:
George Perez
Inks:
Romeo Tanghal
Colors:
Tony Tollin
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Teen Titans [Changeling [Gar Logan]; Cyborg [Victor Stone]; Kid Flash [Wally West]; Raven; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Starfire [Koriand'r; Kory Anders]; Wonder Girl [Donna Troy]]; Terry Long; VILLAIN: The Disruptor [Michael Beldon]; Brains Beldon
Synopsis:
Wally writes a letter to his parents, detailing the Titan's case against the Disruptor.
Reprints:

Keep Me Alive! (Table of Contents)

Sgt. Rock / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Kanigher
Pencils:
Frank Redondo
Inks:
Frank Redondo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Reprints:

Plastique Is Another Word for Fear! (Table of Contents)

Firestorm / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Conway
Pencils:
Pat Broderick
Inks:
Rodin Rodriguez
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
Adam Kubert

Characters:
Plastique
Reprints:

In the White Room (Table of Contents)

Swamp Thing / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Martin Pasko
Pencils:
Tom Yeates
Inks:
Tom Yeates
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Haven! (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Len Wein
Pencils:
Don Newton
Inks:
Frank Chiaramonte
Colors:
Nansi Hoolahan
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Old Friends, New Relatives, and Other Corpses! (Table of Contents)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Levitz
Pencils:
Pat Broderick
Inks:
Bruce Patterson
Colors:
Shelly Leferman
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Manhattan Interlude (Table of Contents)

I... Vampire / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Dan Mishkin; Gary Cohn
Pencils:
Adrian Gonzales
Inks:
Tom Sutton
Colors:
Adrienne Roy
Letters:
Duncan Andrews

Characters:
Andrew Bennett; Susan; Mary; Queen of Blood (cameo flashback)
Synopsis:
In present-day Manhattan, Andrew meets another reluctant vampire.
Reprints:

When You Wish Upon a Planetoid! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Dan Mishkin; Gary Cohn
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
Shelly Eiber
Letters:
Annette Kawecki

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Clark Kent; Atomic Skull (villain); The Controllers; Perry White; Lois Lane; Lana Lang; Jimmy Olsen; Dr. Vale; Batman (cameo); Josh Coyle; S.T.A.R. Labs; Martha Kent (flashback); Jonathan Kent (flashback)
Reprints:

[Cover - Green Lantern #158] (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Keith Pollard
Inks:
Keith Pollard
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

[Cover - The New Teen Titans #16] (Table of Contents)

New Teen Titans / cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Perez
Inks:
Romeo Tanghal
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

[Cover - Blackhawk #253] (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dave Cockrum
Inks:
Dave Cockrum
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

[Cover - Captain Carrot and His Amazing Zoo Crew #6] (Table of Contents)

Captain Carrot and His Amazing Zoo Crew / cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Scott Shaw
Inks:
Dave Hunt
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Reprints:

[Cover - Jonah Hex #57] (Table of Contents)

Jonah Hex / cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony DeZuniga
Inks:
Tony DeZuniga
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Reprints:

How We Chose the Best (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Nicola Cuti (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Year's Best Comics Stories
  2. 1. Year's Best Comics Stories
  3. 2. Dear Mom and Dad
    New Teen Titans
  4. 3. Keep Me Alive!
    Sgt. Rock
  5. 4. Plastique Is Another Word for Fear!
    Firestorm
  6. 5. In the White Room
    Swamp Thing
  7. 6. Haven!
    Batman
  8. 7. Old Friends, New Relatives, and Other Corpses!
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  9. 8. Manhattan Interlude
    I... Vampire
  10. 9. When You Wish Upon a Planetoid!
    Superman
  11. 10. [Cover - Green Lantern #158]
    Green Lantern
  12. 11. [Cover - The New Teen Titans #16]
    New Teen Titans
  13. 12. [Cover - Blackhawk #253]
    Blackhawk
  14. 13. [Cover - Captain Carrot and His Amazing Zoo Crew #6]
    Captain Carrot and His Amazing Zoo Crew
  15. 14. [Cover - Jonah Hex #57]
    Jonah Hex
  16. 15. How We Chose the Best
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