(January 2010)

DC, 2008 Series
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Price:
2.50 USD
Pages:
32
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC [swirl]
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Rachel Gluckstern
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Copyright 2010 DC Comics per indicia.


Once Upon a Time... (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:
Superman [Kal-El; Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Wonder Woman [Diana]; Aquaman [Orin; Arthur Curry]; The Flash [Wally West]; Green Lantern [John Stewart]

Happily Never After (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Sholly Fisch
Pencils:
Stewart McKenny
Inks:
Dan Davis
Colors:
? [as Heroic Age]
Letters:
Sal Cipriano

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Kal-El; Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Wonder Woman [Diana]; Aquaman [Orin; Arthur Curry]; The Flash [Wally West]; Green Lantern [John Stewart]; the Queen of Fables; Little Red Riding Hood (non-speaking cameo); the Princess and the Frog (non-speaking cameo); Puss in Boots (non-speaking cameo); the White Rabbit (cameo); Paul Bunyan (cameo); Babe the Blue Ox (non-speaking cameo); John Henry; Robin [Tim Drake] (illusion); Coyote the Trickster; Dakuwaqa the Shark God; Baba Yaga; the Rainbow Serpent; Quetzalcoatl; Fenris the Wolf; other beings of folklore and legend
Synopsis:
The Queen of Fables transports the Super Friends to her magical realm, attempting to trap them there.

Indexer Notes

Story is divided into three parts of 6, 7, and 4 pages in length.

Storybook Scramble (Table of Contents)

Super Friends / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Sholly Fisch
Pencils:
Stewart McKenny
Inks:
Dan Davis
Colors:
? [as Heroic Age]
Letters:
Sal Cipriano

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash [Wally West]; Jack and Jill; the Tortoise and the Hare; Hansel and Gretel; the Fox and the Crow; the Ant and the Grasshopper
Synopsis:
Flash challenges readers to match up famous character pairs.

Indexer Notes

Activity page appears between Chapters One and Two of "Happily Never After".

[House Advertisements] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
various
Pencils:
various
Inks:
various
Colors:
variou
Letters:
various

Indexer Notes

House advertisements promote the DC Kids series Looney Tunes, Tiny Titans, and Batman: The Brave and the Bold.

What's Your Story? (Table of Contents)

Super Friends / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Sholly Fisch
Pencils:
Stewart McKenny
Inks:
Dan Davis
Colors:
? [as Heroic Age]
Letters:
Sal Cipriano

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Kal-El; Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Wonder Woman [Diana]; Aquaman [Orin; Arthur Curry]; The Flash [Wally West]; Green Lantern [John Stewart]
Synopsis:
Readers are invited to cut out and use Super Friends Tell-a-Story cards.

Indexer Notes

Activity page appears between Chapters Two and Three of "Happily Never After", sandwiched by house advertisements.

A Never-Ending Story (Table of Contents)

Super Friends / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Sholly Fisch
Pencils:
Stewart McKenny
Inks:
Dan Davis
Colors:
? [as Heroic Age]
Letters:
Sal Cipriano

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Kal-El; Clark Kent]; Green Lantern [John Stewart]; The Flash [Wally West]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Tim Drake]; Wonder Woman [Diana]; various characters from fairy tales, mythology, and literature
Synopsis:
Superman encourages readers to visit their local library, while Green Lantern introduces a spot-the-character picture puzzle.

Indexer Notes

Activity page follows conclusion of "Happily Never After".

Send Your Letters Today! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Johnny DC]
Pencils:
various
Inks:
various
Colors:
various
Letters:
typeset

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

Indexer Notes

Letter writers are Scott Lee; Marilyn Greathouse, age 4; Jack Miller, age 5; Gabriel Rowan, age 9; and Katharine Wolfgang, Super Friend of the Month. Artwork is from Jacob Flynn, age 5; Lee; Kassady Smith, age 6; Miller; Sam Bruce, age 9; Hamish Clark; and Wolfgang.

It's Always Saturday Morning with These Comic Books! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Johnny DC]
Pencils:
various
Inks:
various
Colors:
various
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

The last interior page hypes this month's Johnny DC releases with blurbs and cover art. DC Comics masthead and indicia are at bottom of page. The releases in question are Super Friends #21, Tiny Titans #22, Scooby-Doo #150, Billy Batson and the Magic of Shazam #10, Cartoon Network Action Pack #43, Looney Tunes #180, and Batman: The Brave and the Bold #11.

[Advertisements] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
various
Pencils:
various
Inks:
various
Colors:
various
Letters:
various

Indexer Notes

The inside front cover advertises the Disney XD movie Skyrunner. The inside back cover advertises the videogame Dragon Ball Z: Attack of the Saiyans for Nintendo DS from Toei and Funimation. The back cover advertises the videogame Kindred Hearts: 358 / 2 Days for Nintendo DS from Disney and Square Enix. Interior advertisements are for Matthew Cody's novel Powerless from Alfred A. Knopf and Random House; the videogame Ben 10 Alien Force: Vigilax Attacks from D3 Publisher; the graphic novel Artemis Fowl: The Arctic Incident from Disney/Hyperion; the Unusual Mind of Vincent Shadow books from Little, Brown and Company; the videogame Pokémon Rumble from Pokémon and Nintendo on a double-page spread; and the Cartoon Network movie Ben 10: Alien Swarm.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Once Upon a Time...
    Super Friends
  2. 1. Happily Never After
    Super Friends
  3. 2. Storybook Scramble
    Super Friends
  4. 3. [House Advertisements]
  5. 4. What's Your Story?
    Super Friends
  6. 5. A Never-Ending Story
    Super Friends
  7. 6. Send Your Letters Today!
    Let the Mail Begin!
  8. 7. It's Always Saturday Morning with These Comic Books!
    Johnny DC's DC in Demand!
  9. 8. [Advertisements]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Brian Saner Lamken
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Brian Saner Lamken