(June 2009)

DC, 2008 Series
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Price:
2.50 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC [swirl]
Barcode:
76194126492901411
Editing:
Rachel Gluckstern
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Never Fear! The Super Pets Are Here! (Table of Contents)

Super Friends / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
J. Bone (signed)
Inks:
J. Bone (signed)
Colors:
J. Bone (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash (inset); Topo; Krypto [Superdog]; Streaky [Super-Cat; Supercat]; Ace the Bat-Hound; Beppo [Super-Monkey]; Jumpa

Indexer Notes

J. Bone confirmed on 2009 April 27 that he colors his covers to this series.

[Ads] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 4 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

Ads for Alex Milway's novel The Mousehunter from Little Brown on inside front cover; for Lego's Glatorian Bionicle sets after Pg. 4 of "Man's Best Super-Friend"; for Emily Bearn's story collection Tumtum & Nutmeg: Adventures Beyond Nutmouse Hall from Little Brown on inside back cover; and for Toxic Waste Candy from Candy Dynamics on back cover.

Man's Best Super-Friend (Table of Contents)

Super Friends / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Sholly Fisch
Pencils:
Scott Shaw (layouts); Mike Kazaleh; Jim MacQuarrie (finished pencils)
Inks:
Terry Beatty
Colors:
? [as Heroic Age]
Letters:
Sal Cipriano

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Super Friends [Superman; Batman; Wonder Woman; The Flash; Green Lantern [John Stewart]; Aquaman]; Ch'p [Green Lantern]; Kanjar Ro; Super Pets [Krypto [Superdog]; Ace the Bat-Hound; Jumpa; Streaky [Super-Cat; Supercat]; Topo; Beppo [Super-Monkey]; The Terrific Whatzit (cameo; see notes)
Synopsis:
Ch'p responds to a call from John Stewart and discovers that every person on Earth has been immobilized by Kanjar Ro's gamma gong, so the alien chipmunk rounds up a group of the Super Friends' animal pals to save the day.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencils credit reads "Scott Shaw with Mike Kazaleh" in issue. Details and Jim MacQuarrie credit posted by Shaw in Oddball Comics Forum on 3 June 2009. // The Super Friends are briefly transformed into apes. Flash presents a turtle dressed as The Terrific Whatzit, although it does not speak or display powers. The Super Pets are referred to as such in captions and dialogue, but do not formally adopt the name.

On the Right Track! (Table of Contents)

Super Friends / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Sholly Fisch
Pencils:
Scott Shaw
Inks:
Terry Beatty
Colors:
? [as Heroic Age]
Letters:
Sal Cipriano

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Super Pets [Ace the Bat-Hound; Beppo [Super-Monkey]; Jumpa; Krypto [Superdog]; Streaky [Super-Cat; Supercat]; Topo]
Synopsis:
Ace challenges the reader to match each Super Pet to the track he or she made.

Indexer Notes

This sequence appears after Pg. 5 of "Man's Best Super-Friend".

[House Ads] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 7 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

House ads for the Jonny DC website and the Jonny DC series Tiny Titans, Billy Batson and the Magic of Shazam, Batman: The Brave and the Bold, Looney Tunes, Scooby-Doo, and Cartoon Network Action Pack (featuring Ben 10 Alien Force) printed before Pgs. 9, 6, 10, 12, 14, 15, and 16 of "Man's Best Super-Friend".

Secret Identity Dress-Up Kit! (Table of Contents)

Super Friends / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Sholly Fisch
Pencils:
Scott Shaw
Inks:
Terry Beatty
Colors:
? [as Heroic Age]
Letters:
Sal Cipriano

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Woman; Green Lantern [John Stewart]
Synopsis:
The reader is invited to cut out a figure of and accoutrements for Green Lantern.

Indexer Notes

This sequence appears after Pg. 11 of "Man's Best Super-Friend".

[Mxyzptlk's Picture Puzzles] (Table of Contents)

Super Friends Super Stumper / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Sholly Fisch
Pencils:
Ty Templeton
Inks:
Ty Templeton
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mister Mxyzptlk; Super Friends [Superman; Batman; Wonder Woman; Green Lantern; The Flash; Aquaman]

Indexer Notes

This sequence appears before Pg. 13 of "Man's Best Super-Friend".

[Professor Ivo's Costume Challenge] (Table of Contents)

Super Friends Super Stumper / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Sholly Fisch
Pencils:
Ty Templeton
Inks:
Ty Templeton
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Professor Ivo; Amazo; Super Friends [The Flash; Batman; Aquaman; Wonder Woman; Green Lantern; Superman]

Indexer Notes

This sequence appears before Pg. 17 of "Man's Best Super-Friend".

And Now a Word from the Super Pets (Table of Contents)

Super Friends / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Sholly Fisch
Pencils:
Scott Shaw (layouts); Mike Kazaleh; Jim MacQuarrie (finished pencils)
Inks:
Terry Beatty
Colors:
? [as Heroic Age]
Letters:
Sal Cipriano

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Super Pets [Ace the Bat-Hound; Krypto [Superdog]; Beppo [Super-Monkey]; Topo; Jumpa; Streaky [Super-Cat; Supercat]; Aquaman
Synopsis:
The Super Pets and Aquaman offer advice on dealing with animals.

Indexer Notes

This sequence appears after Pg. 17 of "Man's Best Super-Friend".

["Send Your Letters Today!"] (Table of Contents)

Let the Mail Begin! / letters page / 1 page (report information)


Synopsis:
Jonny DC answers readers' mail and displays artwork. Page also includes the Super Friends Secret Code key.

Indexer Notes

Letter writers are Paige Manley, age 6; Matt Eagleton, age 5; Riley Beach, age 7; and parent Jordan Brown. Artwork is from Cormac Coughlin, age 5; Manley, Eagleton; and Beach, plus a detail of Aquaman likely from merchandising.

["April Showers Bring - DC Comics!"] (Table of Contents)

Jonny DC's DC in Demand! / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)


Synopsis:
The last interior page hypes this month's Jonny DC releases with blurbs and cover art. DC Comics masthead and indicia are at bottom of page.

Indexer Notes

The releases in question are Super Friends #14, Cartoon Network Block Party #56, Looney Tunes #173, Batman: The Brave and the Bold #4, Cartoon Network Action Pack #36, Tiny Titans #15, Scooby-Doo #143, and Supergirl: Cosmic Adventures in the 8th Grade #5.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Never Fear! The Super Pets Are Here!
    Super Friends
  2. 1. [Ads]
  3. 2. Man's Best Super-Friend
    Super Friends
  4. 3. On the Right Track!
    Super Friends
  5. 4. [House Ads]
  6. 5. Secret Identity Dress-Up Kit!
    Super Friends
  7. 6. [Mxyzptlk's Picture Puzzles]
    Super Friends Super Stumper
  8. 7. [Professor Ivo's Costume Challenge]
    Super Friends Super Stumper
  9. 8. And Now a Word from the Super Pets
    Super Friends
  10. 9. ["Send Your Letters Today!"]
    Let the Mail Begin!
  11. 10. ["April Showers Bring - DC Comics!"]
    Jonny DC's DC in Demand!
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