The Best of DC #42 [Direct]
(November 1983)

DC, 1979 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
1.25 USD; 1.50 CAD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1983-07-12
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

The Legion of Super-Creatures! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

The Midget Menace (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

The Thing from 40,000 A.D.! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

The Invulnerable Enemy (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

The Interplanetary Circus! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Jimmy Olsen's Private Monster! (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Superman [Clark Kent]; TNT Gang; Lucy Lane; Lois Lane
Synopsis:
A monster appears whenever Jimmy uses his signal watch.
Reprints:

The Creature of 1,000 Disguises (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

The Super-Human Bomb! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Shooter
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Brainiac; Grax; Lois Lane
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inks credit is given to Wayne Boring in the GCD listing for the original story.

A Doghouse for Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Howard Bender
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

On back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. The Legion of Super-Creatures!
    Superman
  3. 2. The Midget Menace
    Superman
  4. 3. The Thing from 40,000 A.D.!
    Superman
  5. 4. The Invulnerable Enemy
    Superman
  6. 5. The Interplanetary Circus!
    Superman
  7. 6. Jimmy Olsen's Private Monster!
    Jimmy Olsen
  8. 7. The Creature of 1,000 Disguises
    Superman
  9. 8. The Super-Human Bomb!
    Superman
  10. 9. A Doghouse for Superman!
    Superman
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
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