The Best of DC #56 [Newsstand]
(January 1985)

DC, 1979 Series
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Price
1.50 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1984-10-04
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC Blue Ribbon Digest
Barcode
0709893173001
Editing
Nicola Cuti (editor); Tom Condon (managing editor)
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) #56 [Direct]. There exist further variants.


Superman vs. More Aliens! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Pat Broderick [as Broderick] (signed)
Inks
Pat Broderick [as Broderick] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino; typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Galactic Golem; Electronic Ghost; Ninukab

Best of DC -- Superman vs. More Aliens! (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
Nick Cuti ?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Island That Invaded the Earth! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Len Wein
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
George Roberts
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

The Electronic Ghost of Metropolis! (Table of Contents: 3)

Superman / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
Shelley Eiber
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Galaxy Broadcasting computer (villain); Superman; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Clark Kent; Morgan Edge; Teach Dilbert; Ziggy
Reprints

The Menace Called "It"! (Table of Contents: 4)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
Shelley Eiber
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; It (a spinning blob, intro); Lana Lang; Perry White; Lois Lane
Reprints

The Skyscraper That Screamed for Its Life! (Table of Contents: 5)

Superman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Elliot Maggin
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
Jeanine Casey
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Ninukab (villain); Superman; Peter Demeos; Clark Kent
Reprints

Danger -- Monster at Work! (Table of Contents: 6)

Superman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Len Wein
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
Helen Vesik
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Harold Jenkins; Nathan Warbow; Dr. Farr; S.T.A.R. Labs
Reprints

Fury of the Energy-Eater! (Table of Contents: 7)

Superman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Len Wein
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
Karen Orlando
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Galactic Golem (villain, origin); Superman; Clark Kent; Josh Coyle; Bert Smith; Harry Potter; Lex Luthor (flashback); S.T.A.R. Labs
Reprints
Keywords
Fortress of Solitude

Star Trek (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Superman vs. More Aliens!
    Superman
  2. 1. Best of DC -- Superman vs. More Aliens!
  3. 2. The Island That Invaded the Earth!
    Superman
  4. 3. The Electronic Ghost of Metropolis!
    Superman
  5. 4. The Menace Called "It"!
    Superman
  6. 5. The Skyscraper That Screamed for Its Life!
    Superman
  7. 6. Danger -- Monster at Work!
    Superman
  8. 7. Fury of the Energy-Eater!
    Superman
  9. 8. Star Trek
    Star Trek
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