The Best of DC #45 [Direct]
(February 1984)

DC, 1979 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
1.25 USD; 1.50 CAD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1983-10-11
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 credits from The Comic Reader #214.


["You kids have played that noisy game a thousand times!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Keywords:
pinball machines

The True Beauty! (Table of Contents)

Buzzy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Original title: "The Ugly Beauty!"

Paid in Full! (Table of Contents)

Binky and His Pal Benny / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Reprints:

It's a Small, Small World! (Table of Contents)

Debbi / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Reprints:

Money, Money, Money! (Table of Contents)

Scooter / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Scooter; Sylvester; Penny; Cookie; Mr. Wiggins; Midge; Mr. Wilson
Synopsis:
Scooter and the girls play a trick on Sylvester when they tire of his miserly ways.
Reprints:

Kisses, Kisses, Kisses! (Table of Contents)

Binky's Buddies / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Binky; Benny; Buzzy; Sherwood; Nancy
Reprints:

The Match Maker! (Table of Contents)

Scooter's Buddy Malibu / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Reprints:
  • from Swing with Scooter (DC, 1966 series) #?

Indexer Notes

The Comic Reader #214 incorrectly cites the source of this story as Swing with Scooter (DC, 1966 series) #35.

Hat's All Folks! (Table of Contents)

Debbi / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor

Indexer Notes

Originally intended for the cancelled Date with Debbi (DC, 1969 series) #19.

Kenny's Fate -- Is a Date (Table of Contents)

Kenny / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor

Indexer Notes

Originally intended for the cancelled Swing with Scooter (DC, 1966 series) #37.

The Football Flop (Table of Contents)

Binky / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Reprints:

Monkey Business! (Table of Contents)

Binky's Buddy Benny / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Reprints:

Slappy Birthday (Table of Contents)

Binky / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Reprints:

Oh, Those Beautiful Chicks! (Table of Contents)

Debbi / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Reprints:

The Little Cowboy (Table of Contents)

Debbi / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Reprints:

The Cat That Stole! (Table of Contents)

Penny and Her Cross-Eyed Pussycat! / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Penny; Pussycat; Scooter; Penny's dad; Morty; Al
Synopsis:
Penny's cat causes trouble but also foils two burglars.
Reprints:

[none] (Table of Contents)

Binky / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Henry Scarpelli
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["You kids have played that noisy game a thousand times!"]
    Binky and His Buddies
  2. 1. The True Beauty!
    Buzzy
  3. 2. Paid in Full!
    Binky and His Pal Benny
  4. 3. It's a Small, Small World!
    Debbi
  5. 4. Money, Money, Money!
    Scooter
  6. 5. Kisses, Kisses, Kisses!
    Binky's Buddies
  7. 6. The Match Maker!
    Scooter's Buddy Malibu
  8. 7. Hat's All Folks!
    Debbi
  9. 8. Kenny's Fate -- Is a Date
    Kenny
  10. 9. The Football Flop
    Binky
  11. 10. Monkey Business!
    Binky's Buddy Benny
  12. 11. Slappy Birthday
    Binky
  13. 12. Oh, Those Beautiful Chicks!
    Debbi
  14. 13. The Little Cowboy
    Debbi
  15. 14. The Cat That Stole!
    Penny and Her Cross-Eyed Pussycat!
  16. 15. [none]
    Binky
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Daniel Thingvold
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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