The Best of DC #62 [Direct]
(July 1985)

DC, 1979 Series
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Price:
1.50 USD; 2.00 CAD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
monthly
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.


The Year's Best Batman Stories (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Brozowski
Inks:
Larry Mahlstedt
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero

Best of DC Batman Stories (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Table of contents.

...The Player on the Other Side (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 40 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Barr
Pencils:
Michael Golden
Inks:
Mike DeCarlo
Colors:
Adrienne Roy
Letters:
Todd Klein

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; James Gordon; Wrath
Reprints:

Down Below (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Doug Moench
Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
Bob Smith
Colors:
Helen Vesik
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin [Jason Todd]; Alfred; Julia Pennyworth; Commissioner Gordon; Harvey Bullock
Reprints:

What Price, the Prize? (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Doug Moench; Don Newton (co-plot)
Pencils:
Don Newton
Inks:
Alfredo Alcala
Colors:
Jeanine Casey
Letters:
Alfredo Alcala

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin; Alfred; Julia Pennyworth; Commissioner Gordon; Dr. Fang
Reprints:

Boxing (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Doug Moench
Pencils:
Don Newton
Inks:
Bob Smith
Colors:
George Roberts
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin [Jason Todd]; Alfred; Commissioner Gordon; Harvey Bullock; Julia Pennyworth; Fang
Reprints:

Batman Trivia (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Batman

Indexer Notes

Batman with headshots of 22 friends and villains. "How many Batman friends and fiends can you name?" (No answers provided.)

Cover Gallery (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
(various)
Inks:
(various)
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Covers to Detective Comics #537 and #539 and Batman #372 shown.

4 Dynamic Dramas (Table of Contents)

Batman / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Scenes from three stories in the issue.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Year's Best Batman Stories
    Batman
  2. 1. Best of DC Batman Stories
  3. 2. ...The Player on the Other Side
    Batman
  4. 3. Down Below
    Batman
  5. 4. What Price, the Prize?
    Batman
  6. 5. Boxing
    Batman
  7. 6. Batman Trivia
  8. 7. Cover Gallery
    Batman
  9. 8. 4 Dynamic Dramas
    Batman
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  • Jim Van Dore
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  • Merlin Haas
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