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.