The Best of DC #17 [Newsstand]
(October 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:
Julius Schwartz; E. Nelson Bridwell (consulting editor)
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) #17 [Direct].

Copyright © 1981 DC Comics Inc.


The Many Lives of... Supergirl (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
George Perez (signed)
Inks:
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors:
?
Job Number:
S-5049

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl [Linda Danvers]

Best of DC -- The Many Lives of Supergirl (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Table of contents.

The Great Supergirl Mirage! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl; Dick Wilson [later Dick Malverne]; Supergirl Robot
Reprints:

The World's Greatest Heroine! (Table of Contents)

Superman and Supergirl / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Supergirl (origin); Lex Luthor; Fred Danvers; Edna Danvers; Zor-El (flashback); John F. Kennedy; Jerro; Lenora Lemaris; Dick Malverne
Synopsis:
Superman reveals Supergirl to the world.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude; Kandor

The Infinite Monster! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl; President John F. Kennedy; Lightning Lad; Cosmic Boy; Saturn Girl; Brainiac 5; Legion of Super-Heroes; Jackie Kennedy; Lyndon B. Johnson; Superman; Professor Hartz; Dick Malverne; Mrs. Hart
Synopsis:
Supergirl stops a creature from another dimension in her first solo adventure after Superman revealed her to the world.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude

Supergirl Goes to College! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl; Donna Storm (villain); Fred Danvers; Edna Danvers; Super-Monkey; Comet the Super-Horse
Reprints:

Crypt of the Frozen Graves (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Skeates
Pencils:
Tony Dezuniga
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl; Geoff Anderson; Nasthalthia Luthor; Bruce Ryan
Reprints:

Trail of the Madman! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Cary Bates
Pencils:
Arthur Saaf
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl [Linda Danvers; Kara Zor-El]; Wanda Five; Sheila Wong; Terry Blake; Aunt Rosie; Dean Madison; Susie; Ron Buxton (dies); Michael Heimes (dies); Frank Morris; Basil Rasloff (villain)
Synopsis:
Linda quits her job at KSF-TV, and goes back to college at Vandyre University to study drama.
Reprints:

Go East Young Woman... (Part 1 of "Princess of the Golden Sun!) (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Elliot Maggin
Pencils:
Arthur Saaf
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

To Lose a Battle... (Part 2 of "Princess of the Golden Sun!) (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Elliot Maggin
Pencils:
Arthur Saaf
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

...And Win a War! (Part 3 of "Princess of the Golden Sun!") (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Elliot Maggin
Pencils:
Arthur Saaf
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

The Saga of Supergirl (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
S-5051

Genre:
superhero

Six Startling Adventures! Highlights of Supergirl's Career! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Supergirl; Linda Lee; Linda Danvers

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Previews of the stories in the issue.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Many Lives of... Supergirl
    Supergirl
  2. 1. Best of DC -- The Many Lives of Supergirl
  3. 2. The Great Supergirl Mirage!
    Supergirl
  4. 3. The World's Greatest Heroine!
    Superman and Supergirl
  5. 4. The Infinite Monster!
    Supergirl
  6. 5. Supergirl Goes to College!
    Supergirl
  7. 6. Crypt of the Frozen Graves
    Supergirl
  8. 7. Trail of the Madman!
    Supergirl
  9. 8. Go East Young Woman... (Part 1 of "Princess of the Golden Sun!)
    Supergirl
  10. 9. To Lose a Battle... (Part 2 of "Princess of the Golden Sun!)
    Supergirl
  11. 10. ...And Win a War! (Part 3 of "Princess of the Golden Sun!")
    Supergirl
  12. 11. The Saga of Supergirl
    Supergirl
  13. 12. Six Startling Adventures! Highlights of Supergirl's Career!
    Supergirl
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