The Best of DC #43 [Direct-Sales]
(December 1983)

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Volume:
5
Price:
1.25 USD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1983-08-16
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.

Index updated with information from Mike Tiefenbacher in The Comic Reader #214.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Colors:
?
Job Number:
C-500

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
J. Rufus Lion; Nutsy Squirrel; Three Mouseketeers [Fatsy; Patsy; Minus]; Doodles Duck; Dunbar Dodo; Fennimore Frog
Keywords:
cooking; fire engines; firefighters

Roman Around (Table of Contents)

Peter Porkchops / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Sy Reit
Pencils:
Otto Feuer
Inks:
Otto Feuer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Peter Porkchops; Wolfie
Synopsis:
Wolfie has an accident while mixing chemicals and causes an explosion which blasts him and Peter back to ancient Rome, where they narrowly escape being sent to the lions.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Roma; time travel

Well, Well (Table of Contents)

Flippity and Flop / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Hubie Karp
Pencils:
James F. Davis
Inks:
James F. Davis
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints:

Ship A-Hooey! (Table of Contents)

Three Mouseketeers / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Sy Reit
Pencils:
Rube Grossman
Inks:
Rube Grossman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints:

I Get a Kick (Table of Contents)

Doodles Duck / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints:

Magic Show (Table of Contents)

Goofy Goose / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rube Grossman
Inks:
Rube Grossman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Goofy Goose; Julius Junebug; Calvin Cow; Homer Pig; Henrietta Hen; Andy Junebug
Synopsis:
Goofy amazes his friends with his magic act (secretly assisted by Julius). But when the others catch Julius, the magic tricks still work somehow.
Reprints:

Bird Brain (Table of Contents)

J. Rufus Lion / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Howie Post
Inks:
Howie Post
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints:

U. F. Foes (Table of Contents)

Nutsy Squirrel / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Woody Gelman
Pencils:
Rube Grossman
Inks:
Rube Grossman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

original title: "Flying Saucer Meeting"

Hippo My Dreams (Table of Contents)

Doodles Duck / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints:

All At Sea! (Table of Contents)

Peter Panda / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Sy Reit
Pencils:
Rube Grossman
Inks:
Rube Grossman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Peter Panda; Jimmy Jones; Janie Jones; King Neptune; Willie the Whale
Synopsis:
King Neptune helps Jimmy find his lost toy sailboat.
Reprints:
Keywords:
underwater

The Ketchup Genie (Table of Contents)

Dizzy Dog / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Dizzy Dog; McSnurtle the Turtle (cameo)
Synopsis:
Dizzy's bottle of ketchup contains a genie, but it turns out to be so annoying to deal with the genie that he can't get any wishes from him.
Reprints:

Fenimore's Travels (Table of Contents)

Dodo and the Frog / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Woody Gelman
Pencils:
Otto Feuer
Inks:
Otto Feuer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints:

Bully Bear (Table of Contents)

Bo Bunny / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Bo Bunny; Skinny Fox; Bully Bear
Synopsis:
Bo and Skinny meet Bully Bear and can't get rid of him.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Originally untitled.

Tossing the Bull (Table of Contents)

Raccoon Kids / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Sy Reit
Pencils:
Otto Feuer
Inks:
Otto Feuer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Rudy Raccoon; Rollo Raccoon; Muggsy Mole
Synopsis:
Muggsy tries to trick the boys into paying for everything at the county fair, but they eventually get their money back.
Reprints:

Switch-a-Roo (Table of Contents)

Dizzy Dog / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints:

Patsy the Space Mouse (Table of Contents)

Three Mouseketeers / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Sy Reit
Pencils:
Rube Grossman
Inks:
Rube Grossman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints:

[illustration] (Table of Contents)

Dodo and the Frog / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Fun and Frolic with: (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Roman Around
    Peter Porkchops
  3. 2. Well, Well
    Flippity and Flop
  4. 3. Ship A-Hooey!
    Three Mouseketeers
  5. 4. I Get a Kick
    Doodles Duck
  6. 5. Magic Show
    Goofy Goose
  7. 6. Bird Brain
    J. Rufus Lion
  8. 7. U. F. Foes
    Nutsy Squirrel
  9. 8. Hippo My Dreams
    Doodles Duck
  10. 9. All At Sea!
    Peter Panda
  11. 10. The Ketchup Genie
    Dizzy Dog
  12. 11. Fenimore's Travels
    Dodo and the Frog
  13. 12. Bully Bear
    Bo Bunny
  14. 13. Tossing the Bull
    Raccoon Kids
  15. 14. Switch-a-Roo
    Dizzy Dog
  16. 15. Patsy the Space Mouse
    Three Mouseketeers
  17. 16. [illustration]
    Dodo and the Frog
  18. 17. Fun and Frolic with:
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