The Best of DC #10 [Newsstand]
(March 1981)

DC, 1979 Series
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Volume:
3
Price:
0.95 USD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC Blue Ribbon Digest
Barcode:
?
Editing:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
5" x 6.75"
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
squarebound
Publishing Format:
was ongoing

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #10 [Direct].

Copyright © 1980 DC Comics Inc.


Secret Origins of Super-Villains (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ross Andru (signed)
Inks:
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

Best of DC -- Secret Origins of Super-Villains (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Table of contents.

The Origin of the Penguin! (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Michael Fleisher
Pencils:
Romeo Tanghal
Inks:
Tex Blaisdell
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
Milt Snapinn

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Origin of Penguin

Aquaman, Coward-King of the Seas! (Table of Contents)

Aquaman / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman; Aqualad; Ocean Master
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Origin & 1st appearance of Ocean Master

Here Comes Captain Boomerang! (Table of Contents)

Flash / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; W. W. Wiggins; Iris West; Captain Boomerang [Digger Harkness]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Origin & 1st appearance of Captain Boomerang

The Shark That Hunted Human Prey! (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Tom Kalmaku; The Shark; Carol Ferris; Bill Bowery
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Origin & 1st appearance of the Shark

Shadow Thief of Midway City! (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Hawkgirl [Shayera Thal]; Shadow-Thief; Commissioner Emmett
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Origin & 1st appearance of the Shadow Thief

Green Arrow Vs. Red Dart (Table of Contents)

Green Arrow / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Red Dart [John "The Midas" Mallory]
Synopsis:
John Mallory pretends to be the superhero Red Dart to prevent Green Arrow and Speedy from stopping his gang's crime spree.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Origin of the Red Dart

Power of the Parasite! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Shooter
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Parasite; Superman; Lois Lane; Perry White
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Origin & 1st appearance of the Parasite

Villainous Double Dactyls (Table of Contents)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Poetry about DC villains.

[Secret Origins of Super-Villains] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Batman; Aquaman; The Flash; Green Lantern; Hawkman; Green Arrow; Superman; The Penguin, Ocean Master; Captain Boomerang; The Shark; The Shadow-Thief; Red Dart; The Parasite

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Promo for the stories in the issue.