The Best of DC #63 [Direct]
(August 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.

No date in indicia. Only date is on the cover.


Roarin' Rodney Roadrunner (Table of Contents)

Plop! / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Wally Wood
Inks:
Wally Wood
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

[Three-Headed Creature] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Basil Wolverton (signed); Sergio Aragones ? (background)
Inks:
Basil Wolverton (signed); Sergio Aragones ? (background)

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Full-page illustration.

Welcome to the Plop Monster Convention (Table of Contents)

Plop! / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Sergio Aragones
Pencils:
Sergio Aragones
Inks:
Sergio Aragones
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sergio Aragones

Reprints:

Love Is a Dandy (Table of Contents)

Plop! / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Skeates
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Wally Wood
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

The Aladdin Frame-Up (Table of Contents)

Plop! / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Sergio Aragones (plot); Steve Skeates (dialogue)
Pencils:
Sergio Aragones
Inks:
Sergio Aragones
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

A Tale before Sunrise (Table of Contents)

Plop! / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Skeates
Pencils:
Vicente Alcazar
Inks:
Vicente Alcazar
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

A Likely Story (Table of Contents)

Plop! / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Skeates
Pencils:
Sergio Aragones
Inks:
Sergio Aragones
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

The Collector (Table of Contents)

Plop! / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
David V. Reed [as Coram Nobis]
Pencils:
Wally Wood
Inks:
Wally Wood
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

The Demand (Table of Contents)

Plop! / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Sergio Aragones
Pencils:
Sergio Aragones
Inks:
Sergio Aragones
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

Interlude (Table of Contents)

Plop! / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Steve Skeates
Pencils:
Sergio Aragones
Inks:
Sergio Aragones
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

A Perfectly Crazy Crime (Table of Contents)

Plop! / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Sergio Aragones (plot); Steve Skeates (dialogue)
Pencils:
Sergio Aragones
Inks:
Sergio Aragones
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

The Message (Table of Contents)

Plop! / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Reprints:

The Locked Door of Harkness House (Table of Contents)

Plop! / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Maxene Fabe
Pencils:
Dave Manak
Inks:
Dave Manak
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

The Man Who Came to Dinner (Table of Contents)

Plop! / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Nick Cardy
Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Reprints:

We're Always Working for Your Wowweee! (Table of Contents)

Plop! / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Skeates
Pencils:
Dave Manak
Inks:
Dave Manak
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

All Wet (Table of Contents)

Plop! / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Skeates
Pencils:
Lee Marrs
Inks:
Lee Marrs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

Once upon a Swine.. (Table of Contents)

Plop! / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Victor Schwartzman (idea); Maxene Fabe (script)
Pencils:
Sergio Aragones
Inks:
Sergio Aragones
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

Vampire at the Circus (Table of Contents)

Plop! / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Don Edwing
Pencils:
Dave Manak
Inks:
Dave Manak
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

Bug in the Works (Table of Contents)

Plop! / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Skeates
Pencils:
Dave Manak
Inks:
Dave Manak
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

Interlude (Table of Contents)

Plop! / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Sergio Aragones
Pencils:
Sergio Aragones
Inks:
Sergio Aragones
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

The Escape (Table of Contents)

Plop! / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Sergio Aragones
Pencils:
Sergio Aragones
Inks:
Sergio Aragones
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

The Spell (Table of Contents)

Plop! / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Starlin
Pencils:
Jim Starlin
Inks:
Jim Starlin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

Cain's Game Room (Table of Contents)

Plop! / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Edwing
Pencils:
Dave Manak
Inks:
Dave Manak
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:
  • from House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #?

The Temple of Ikka-Ka-Ka (Table of Contents)

Plop! / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Skeates
Pencils:
Sergio Aragones
Inks:
Sergio Aragones
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

A Rejection from Cain (Table of Contents)

Plop! / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Michael Pellowski
Pencils:
Alfredo Alcala
Inks:
Alfredo Alcala
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

The Dirty Thief (Table of Contents)

Plop! / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Skeates
Pencils:
Sergio Aragones
Inks:
Sergio Aragones
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

Molded in Evil (Table of Contents)

Plop! / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Noonchester (idea); George Kashdan (script)
Pencils:
Bernie Wrightson
Inks:
Bernie Wrightson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

[Interlude] (Table of Contents)

Plop! / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Sergio Aragones
Pencils:
Sergio Aragones
Inks:
Sergio Aragones
Letters:
?

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white.

Arms Armstrong (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Nicola Cuti
Pencils:
Basil Wolverton (signed); Sergio Aragones ? (border)
Inks:
Basil Wolverton (signed); Sergio Aragones ? (border)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Part of reprinted cover with names of artists in the issue added.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Roarin' Rodney Roadrunner
    Plop!
  2. 1. [Three-Headed Creature]
  3. 2. Welcome to the Plop Monster Convention
    Plop!
  4. 3. Love Is a Dandy
    Plop!
  5. 4. The Aladdin Frame-Up
    Plop!
  6. 5. A Tale before Sunrise
    Plop!
  7. 6. A Likely Story
    Plop!
  8. 7. The Collector
    Plop!
  9. 8. The Demand
    Plop!
  10. 9. Interlude
    Plop!
  11. 10. A Perfectly Crazy Crime
    Plop!
  12. 11. The Message
    Plop!
  13. 12. The Locked Door of Harkness House
    Plop!
  14. 13. The Man Who Came to Dinner
    Plop!
  15. 14. We're Always Working for Your Wowweee!
    Plop!
  16. 15. All Wet
    Plop!
  17. 16. Once upon a Swine..
    Plop!
  18. 17. Vampire at the Circus
    Plop!
  19. 18. Bug in the Works
    Plop!
  20. 19. Interlude
    Plop!
  21. 20. The Escape
    Plop!
  22. 21. The Spell
    Plop!
  23. 22. Cain's Game Room
    Plop!
  24. 23. The Temple of Ikka-Ka-Ka
    Plop!
  25. 24. A Rejection from Cain
    Plop!
  26. 25. The Dirty Thief
    Plop!
  27. 26. Molded in Evil
    Plop!
  28. 27. [Interlude]
    Plop!
  29. 28. Arms Armstrong
    Plop!
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