(1977)

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Volume:
6
Price:
2.00 USD
Pages:
84
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Barcode:
0709893217910
Editing:
Joe Orlando (Managing Editor); Paul Levitz (Editorial Consultant)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Tabloid
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

UPC indicates this is an October issue


Limited Collectors' Edition presents: The Best of DC, Volume 1 (Table of Contents)

The Best of DC / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Neal Adams (signed)
Inks:
Neal Adams (signed)
Colors:
Sol Harrison
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense; superhero; war; western-frontier
Characters:
Superman; Batman; Flash; Firehair

Indexer Notes

wraparound cover
Color credits provided by Anthony Tollin.

Night of the Reaper! (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script:
Bernie Wrightson (idea); Harlan Ellison (assist); Denny O'Neil
Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin; Doctor Gruener
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Rutland story. Halloweeners are costumed as Hawkman; Captain America; Havok; Captain Marvel; Superman; Aquaman; Solomon Grundy; Batman; Man-bat; Batgirl; the Phantom Stranger; Quicksilver; Spider-Man; Cain; Abel; Thor

The Demon Within! (Table of Contents)

House of Mystery / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Orlando (plot); John Albano
Pencils:
Jim Aparo
Inks:
Jim Aparo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Joe Orlando

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

The Doorway to the Unknown! (Table of Contents)

The Flash / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash; Fred Dallman
Reprints:

Dirty Job (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Alex Toth
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
?
Editing:
Joe Kubert

Genre:
religious; war
Characters:
Jesus
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Colorist credit from Mike Catron via GCD Errors list (May 2007).

[Night…a star-studded sky tints the deep arroyos and broad mesas below…] (Table of Contents)

Firehair / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Kubert
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Joe Kubert

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Firehair
Reprints:

The Last Days of Superman! Part 1: Superman's Death Sentence! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Mort Weisinger

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Jimmy Olsen; Jor-El (flashback); Tharb-El (flashback); Lois Lane; Perry White; Lana Lang; Supergirl; Krypto; Legion of Super-Heroes; Cosmic Boy; Saturn Girl; Lightning Lad
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude; green kryptonite; Kandor

The Last Days of Superman! Part 2: The Super-Comrades of All-Time! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Mort Weisinger

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Perry White; Supergirl; Krypto; Legion of Super-Heroes; Cosmic Boy; Saturn Girl; Lightning Lad; Lori Lemaris; Bouncing Boy; Lightning Lad; Invisible Kid; Chameleon Boy; Duo Damsel; Sun Boy; Brainiac 5
Reprints:
Keywords:
Kandor

The Last Days of Superman! Part 3: Superman's Last Day of Life! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Mort Weisinger

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Supergirl; Jimmy Olsen; Saturn Girl; Sun Boy; Chameleon Boy; Duo Damsel; Brainiac 5; Bouncing Boy; Cosmic Boy; Lightning Lad; Invisible Kid; Shrinking Violet; Lois Lane; Jonathan Kent (flashback); Martha Kent (flashback); Lana Lang (flashback); Lyla Lerrol (flashback); Batman; Robin; Lori Lemaris; Krypto; Mon-El
Reprints:
Keywords:
green kryptonite

[There's a natural reaction when you finish an anthology like this one:…] (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

shows parts of several DC covers including Detective Comics #27, Sensation Comics #1, All Star Comics #3, and Showcase #4

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Limited Collectors' Edition presents: The Best of DC, Volume 1
    The Best of DC
  2. 1. Night of the Reaper!
    Batman
  3. 2. The Demon Within!
    House of Mystery
  4. 3. The Doorway to the Unknown!
    The Flash
  5. 4. Dirty Job
  6. 5. [Night…a star-studded sky tints the deep arroyos and broad mesas below…]
    Firehair
  7. 6. The Last Days of Superman! Part 1: Superman's Death Sentence!
    Superman
  8. 7. The Last Days of Superman! Part 2: The Super-Comrades of All-Time!
    Superman
  9. 8. The Last Days of Superman! Part 3: Superman's Last Day of Life!
    Superman
  10. 9. [There's a natural reaction when you finish an anthology like this one:…]
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