The Best of DC #59 [Canadian]
(April 1985)

DC, 1979 Series
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Price
2.00 CAD
Pages
100
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1985-01-03
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC Blue Ribbon Digest
Barcode
0709893173004
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) #59 [Direct]. There exist further variants.

On-sale date from DC Releases #11.


Superman Sagas (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Klaus Janson
Inks
Klaus Janson
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman

Best of DC -- Superman Sagas (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Nick Cuti ?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Table of contents.

The Second Coming of Superman! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates; Martin Pasko (assist); John Lamartine (idea)
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Shelly Eiber
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
superhero
Reprints

The First Coming of Superman! (2nd ch of "The Second Coming of Superman!") (Table of Contents: 3)

Superman / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates; Martin Pasko (assist); John Lamartine (idea)
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Shelly Eiber
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
superhero
Reprints

A God Walks Among Us! (3rd ch of "The Second Coming of Superman!") (Table of Contents: 4)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates; Martin Pasko (assist); John Lamartine (idea)
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Shelly Eiber
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
superhero
Reprints

The Fall and Rise of Sonzrr! (4th ch of "The Second Coming of Superman!") (Table of Contents: 5)

Superman / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates; Martin Pasko (assist); John Lamartine (idea)
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Shelly Eiber
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
superhero
Reprints

The One Minute of Doom! (Table of Contents: 6)

Superman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman (brief origin); Supergirl (guest star, brief origin); Krypto (guest star, brief origin); Jor-El (flashback); Lara (flashback); Zor-El (flashback); Alura (flashback); Brainiac (flashback); Bizarro #1; Bizarro-Lois #1; Dr. Xadu
Synopsis
All the surviving beings of Krypton observe a moment of silence to remember the descruction of Krypton.
Reprints
Keywords
Argo City (flashback); Bizarro World; Doghouse of Solitude (introduction); Fortress of Solitude; Kandor; Krypton (flashback); Krypton II (introduction with android duplicates of Kryptonians); Phantom Zone

Let My People Grow! (Table of Contents: 7)

Superman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Len Wein
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Frank Chiaramonte
Colors
Helen Vesik
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
superhero
Reprints

The Lilliput Problem! (2nd ch of "Let My People Grow!") (Table of Contents: 8)

Superman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Len Wein
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Frank Chiaramonte
Colors
Helen Vesik
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
superhero
Reprints

All Creatures Great and Small...! (3rd ch of "Let My People Grow!") (Table of Contents: 9)

Superman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Len Wein
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Frank Chiaramonte
Colors
Helen Vesik
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Superman vs Brainiac (Table of Contents: 10)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Indexer Notes

From the DC Comics Style Guide 1982.

[Superman #338 Cover] (Table of Contents: 11)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Dick Giordano
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Supergirl
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Text in cover UPC box says "The cover that inspired our back cover."

Don't Miss These Exciting Tales! (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
Nick Cuti ?
Pencils
Klaus Janson (signed)
Inks
Klaus Janson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Supergirl

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Superman Sagas
    Superman
  2. 1. Best of DC -- Superman Sagas
  3. 2. The Second Coming of Superman!
    Superman
  4. 3. The First Coming of Superman! (2nd ch of "The Second Coming of Superman!")
    Superman
  5. 4. A God Walks Among Us! (3rd ch of "The Second Coming of Superman!")
    Superman
  6. 5. The Fall and Rise of Sonzrr! (4th ch of "The Second Coming of Superman!")
    Superman
  7. 6. The One Minute of Doom!
    Superman
  8. 7. Let My People Grow!
    Superman
  9. 8. The Lilliput Problem! (2nd ch of "Let My People Grow!")
    Superman
  10. 9. All Creatures Great and Small...! (3rd ch of "Let My People Grow!")
    Superman
  11. 10. Superman vs Brainiac
    Superman
  12. 11. [Superman #338 Cover]
    Superman
  13. 12. Don't Miss These Exciting Tales!
    Superman
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