The Best of DC #39 [Direct-Sales Variant]
(August 1983)

DC, 1979 Series
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Volume:
5
Price:
1.25 USD; 1.50 CAD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1983-05-05
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC Blue Ribbon Digest
Editing:
Nicola Cuti
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
5" x 6.75"
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
squarebound
Publishing Format:
was ongoing

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Most creator credits and reprint information from The Comic Reader #211.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Binky and His Buddies / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Inks:
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen

Binky and His Buddies (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Lucky Binky! (Table of Contents)

Binky / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
John Albano
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

A Message to Peggy! (Table of Contents)

Binky / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
John Albano
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

The Near-Sighted Devil! (Table of Contents)

Benny / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
John Albano
Pencils:
John Albano
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

Predictions, Anyone? (Table of Contents)

Binky / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
John Albano
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Reprints:

Tennis Bums! (Table of Contents)

Date with Debbi / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
John Rosenberger
Inks:
John Rosenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Reprints:

The Slow Talker! (Table of Contents)

Binky / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
John Albano
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

Never When You Need One! (Table of Contents)

Binky / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
John Albano
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

In Spring a Young Man's Fancy Turns to... Fishing! (Table of Contents)

Swing with Scooter / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Doug Crane
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Scooter; Penny; Cookie; Kenny; Sylvester
Synopsis:
The gang goes to Penny's dad's cabin for an ill-fated fishing trip.
Reprints:

The Picnic Sick-nik! (Table of Contents)

Scooter's Sister Cynthia / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Barbara Friedlander
Pencils:
Win Mortimer (signed)
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Scooter; Cynthia; Rodney
Synopsis:
Cynthia meets a groovy newcomer, but their date doesn't turn out as she had hoped.
Reprints:

All in a Day's Work! (Table of Contents)

Binky / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
John Albano
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Binky
Synopsis:
Binky accidentally runs Prof. Dripp over with his bike, hits him in the head with a piece of lumber and blows him up with some highly explosive chemicals.
Reprints:

Weird, Wild Wheels! (Table of Contents)

Scooter / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
John Albano
Pencils:
Win Mortimer (signed)
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Scooter; Sylvester; Hot-Stove Stanley
Synopsis:
Scooter buys a strange car from the thief who stole it.
Reprints:

Take It Off! (Table of Contents)

Date with Debbi / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
John Albano
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-964

Genre:
humor; teen
Reprints:

Girl Trouble! (Table of Contents)

Buzzy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
John Albano
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

Run, Mudder, Run! (Table of Contents)

Binky's Buddies / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
John Albano
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

Scooter's Hip History (Table of Contents)

Scooter / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

inside back cover

["Fun! Adventure! And if that isn't enough..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Binky and His Buddies / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Binky and His Buddies
  2. 1. Binky and His Buddies
  3. 2. Lucky Binky!
    Binky
  4. 3. A Message to Peggy!
    Binky
  5. 4. The Near-Sighted Devil!
    Benny
  6. 5. Predictions, Anyone?
    Binky
  7. 6. Tennis Bums!
    Date with Debbi
  8. 7. The Slow Talker!
    Binky
  9. 8. Never When You Need One!
    Binky
  10. 9. In Spring a Young Man's Fancy Turns to... Fishing!
    Swing with Scooter
  11. 10. The Picnic Sick-nik!
    Scooter's Sister Cynthia
  12. 11. All in a Day's Work!
    Binky
  13. 12. Weird, Wild Wheels!
    Scooter
  14. 13. Take It Off!
    Date with Debbi
  15. 14. Girl Trouble!
    Buzzy
  16. 15. Run, Mudder, Run!
    Binky's Buddies
  17. 16. Scooter's Hip History
    Scooter
  18. 17. ["Fun! Adventure! And if that isn't enough..."]
    Binky and His Buddies
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