The Best of DC #43 [Newsstand]
(December 1983)

DC, 1979 Series
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Volume
5
Price
1.25 USD
Pages
100
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1983-09-08
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC Blue Ribbon Digest
Barcode
0709893173012
Editing
Nicola Cuti
Color
Color
Dimensions
5" x 6.75"
Paper Stock
Glossy cardstock cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
squarebound
Publishing Format
was ongoing

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #43 [Direct].

Index updated with information from Mike Tiefenbacher in The Comic Reader #214.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Colors
?

Job Number
C-500
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
J. Rufus Lion; Nutsy Squirrel; Three Mouseketeers [Fatsy; Patsy; Minus]; Doodles Duck; Dunbar Dodo; Fenimore Frog
Keywords
cooking; fire engines; firefighters

Roman Around (Table of Contents: 1)

Peter Porkchops / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Sy Reit
Pencils
Otto Feuer
Inks
Otto Feuer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Peter Porkchops; Wolfie
Synopsis
Wolfie has an accident while mixing chemicals and causes an explosion which blasts him and Peter back to ancient Rome, where they narrowly escape being sent to the lions.
Reprints
Keywords
Roma; time travel

Well, Well (Table of Contents: 2)

Flippity and Flop / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Hubie Karp
Pencils
James F. Davis
Inks
James F. Davis
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints

Ship A-Hooey! (Table of Contents: 3)

The Three Mouseketeers / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Sy Reit
Pencils
Rube Grossman
Inks
Rube Grossman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints

I Get a Kick (Table of Contents: 4)

Doodles Duck / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer
Inks
Sheldon Mayer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints

Magic Show (Table of Contents: 5)

Goofy Goose / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rube Grossman
Inks
Rube Grossman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Goofy Goose; Julius Junebug; Calvin Cow; Homer Pig; Henrietta Hen; Andy Junebug
Synopsis
Goofy amazes his friends with his magic act (secretly assisted by Julius). But when the others catch Julius, the magic tricks still work somehow.
Reprints

Bird Brain (Table of Contents: 6)

J. Rufus Lion / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Howie Post
Inks
Howie Post
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints

U. F. Foes (Table of Contents: 7)

Nutsy Squirrel / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Woody Gelman
Pencils
Rube Grossman
Inks
Rube Grossman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints

Indexer Notes

original title: "Flying Saucer Meeting"

Hippo My Dreams (Table of Contents: 8)

Doodles Duck / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer
Inks
Sheldon Mayer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints

All At Sea! (Table of Contents: 9)

Peter Panda / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Sy Reit
Pencils
Rube Grossman
Inks
Rube Grossman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Peter Panda; Jimmy Jones; Janie Jones; King Neptune; Willie the Whale
Synopsis
King Neptune helps Jimmy find his lost toy sailboat.
Reprints
Keywords
underwater

The Ketchup Genie (Table of Contents: 10)

Dizzy Dog / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer
Inks
Sheldon Mayer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Dizzy Dog; McSnurtle the Turtle (cameo)
Synopsis
Dizzy's bottle of ketchup contains a genie, but it turns out to be so annoying to deal with the genie that he can't get any wishes from him.
Reprints

Fenimore's Travels (Table of Contents: 11)

The Dodo and the Frog / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Woody Gelman
Pencils
Otto Feuer
Inks
Otto Feuer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints

Bully Bear (Table of Contents: 12)

Bo Bunny / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer
Inks
Sheldon Mayer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Bo Bunny; Skinny Fox; Bully Bear
Synopsis
Bo and Skinny meet Bully Bear and can't get rid of him.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally untitled.

Tossing the Bull (Table of Contents: 13)

The Raccoon Kids / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Sy Reit
Pencils
Otto Feuer
Inks
Otto Feuer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Rudy Raccoon; Rollo Raccoon; Muggsy Mole
Synopsis
Muggsy tries to trick the boys into paying for everything at the county fair, but they eventually get their money back.
Reprints

Switch-a-Roo (Table of Contents: 14)

Dizzy Dog / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer
Inks
Sheldon Mayer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints

Patsy the Space Mouse (Table of Contents: 15)

The Three Mouseketeers / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Sy Reit
Pencils
Rube Grossman
Inks
Rube Grossman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints

[illustration] (Table of Contents: 16)

The Dodo and the Frog / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer
Inks
Sheldon Mayer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Fun and Frolic with: (Table of Contents: 17)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Sheldon Mayer ?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Roman Around
    Peter Porkchops
  3. 2. Well, Well
    Flippity and Flop
  4. 3. Ship A-Hooey!
    The Three Mouseketeers
  5. 4. I Get a Kick
    Doodles Duck
  6. 5. Magic Show
    Goofy Goose
  7. 6. Bird Brain
    J. Rufus Lion
  8. 7. U. F. Foes
    Nutsy Squirrel
  9. 8. Hippo My Dreams
    Doodles Duck
  10. 9. All At Sea!
    Peter Panda
  11. 10. The Ketchup Genie
    Dizzy Dog
  12. 11. Fenimore's Travels
    The Dodo and the Frog
  13. 12. Bully Bear
    Bo Bunny
  14. 13. Tossing the Bull
    The Raccoon Kids
  15. 14. Switch-a-Roo
    Dizzy Dog
  16. 15. Patsy the Space Mouse
    The Three Mouseketeers
  17. 16. [illustration]
    The Dodo and the Frog
  18. 17. Fun and Frolic with:
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jim Van Dore
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jon Ingersoll