The Best of DC #41 [Direct]
(October 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:
1983-06-14
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.


["Doll-Boy--I have a feeling we're not doing this right!"] (Table of Contents)

Sugar & Spike / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer ?
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sheldon Mayer ?

Genre:
Humor
Characters:
Sugar; Spike

The Truck Driver (Table of Contents)

Sugar & Spike / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Letters:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)

Genre:
Humor
Characters:
Sugar; Spike
Reprints:
  • originally produced for foreign market

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Bottom one-quarter of page is the indicia. No table of contents.

Two Little Davids Take on One Big Goliath! (Table of Contents)

Sugar & Spike / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Humor
Reprints:
  • originally produced for foreign market

Pint Size Human Flies? (Table of Contents)

Sugar & Spike / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Humor
Reprints:
  • originally produced for foreign market

The Monster (Table of Contents)

Sugar & Spike / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Humor
Reprints:
  • originally produced for foreign market

Pillow Pictures (Table of Contents)

Sugar & Spike / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Humor
Reprints:
  • originally produced for foreign market

Who's Throwing This Party? (Table of Contents)

Sugar & Spike / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Humor
Reprints:
  • originally produced for foreign market

The Grown-Up Toy Boat! (Table of Contents)

Sugar & Spike / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Humor
Reprints:
  • originally produced for foreign market

A Study in Science Friction (Table of Contents)

Sugar & Spike / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Humor
Reprints:
  • originally produced for foreign market

The Egg! (Table of Contents)

Sugar & Spike / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Humor
Reprints:
  • originally produced for foreign market

The Day the World Turned Upside-Down! (Table of Contents)

Sugar & Spike / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Humor
Reprints:
  • originally produced for foreign market

The Crazy Mixed-Up Hamburgers! (Table of Contents)

Sugar & Spike / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Humor
Reprints:
  • originally produced for foreign market

Look! We Got Letters! (Table of Contents)

letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer (logo)
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer (logo)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Sugar (cameo); Spike (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Letters from Allan Palmer, Delouise Helms, "a curious comic book collector", and Michelle Harris (Sheldon Mayer's daughter). Replies by Sheldon Mayer.

Something Special (Table of Contents)

Sugar & Spike / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer [as S.M.] (signed)
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer [as S.M.] (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer [as S.M.] (signed)
Letters:
Sheldon Mayer [as S.M.] (signed)

Genre:
children
Characters:
Sugar; Spike
Synopsis:
Spike learns how to work a window shade.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white.

["Oh, by the way, Doll-Boy..."] (Table of Contents)

Sugar and Spike / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sheldon Mayer ?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Sugar; Spike
Synopsis:
Sugar and Spike are on a merry-go-round.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Nearly full-page gag cartoon. Top of page is small promo for stories in the issue.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Doll-Boy--I have a feeling we're not doing this right!"]
    Sugar & Spike
  2. 1. The Truck Driver
    Sugar & Spike
  3. 2. Two Little Davids Take on One Big Goliath!
    Sugar & Spike
  4. 3. Pint Size Human Flies?
    Sugar & Spike
  5. 4. The Monster
    Sugar & Spike
  6. 5. Pillow Pictures
    Sugar & Spike
  7. 6. Who's Throwing This Party?
    Sugar & Spike
  8. 7. The Grown-Up Toy Boat!
    Sugar & Spike
  9. 8. A Study in Science Friction
    Sugar & Spike
  10. 9. The Egg!
    Sugar & Spike
  11. 10. The Day the World Turned Upside-Down!
    Sugar & Spike
  12. 11. The Crazy Mixed-Up Hamburgers!
    Sugar & Spike
  13. 12. Look! We Got Letters!
  14. 13. Something Special
    Sugar & Spike
  15. 14. ["Oh, by the way, Doll-Boy..."]
    Sugar and Spike
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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