The Best of DC #30 [Canadian]
(November 1982)

DC, 1979 Series
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Volume
4
Price
1.50 CAD
Pages
100
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1982-08-05
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC Blue Ribbon Digest
Barcode
0709893173011
Editing
Len Wein
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) #30 [Direct]. There exist further variants.

On-sale date from The Comic Reader #203.


Detective Comics (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Aparo
Inks
Jim Aparo
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
detective-mystery; superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Martian Manhunter; Elongated Man; The Human Target; Jason Bard; Roy Raymond; Captain Compass; Mysto

Best of DC Digest #30: Detective Comics (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Stage Is Set... for Murder! (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil
Pencils
Irv Novick
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Alfred Pennyworth; Del Sartre; Claire Foster; Barry Johnstone; Ezra Jimson
Reprints

The Assassin-Express Contract! (Table of Contents: 3)

Human Target / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Len Wein
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
G-1302
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Human Target (intro, origin); Luigi; T. C. Newman; Harry Cheever
Reprints

The Magical Mystery Mirror (Table of Contents: 4)

The Elongated Man / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Mike W. Barr
Pencils
Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]
Inks
Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Elongated Man; Sue Dibny; Janice Fell; Dennis Fell; Amos Fell
Reprints

The Riddle of the Unseen Man! (Table of Contents: 5)

Roy Raymond, TV Detective / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ruben Moreira
Inks
Ruben Moreira
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Reprints

A Burial for Batgirl! (Table of Contents: 6)

Robin; Batgirl / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Hank Osher; Jack Markham; Amos Willard
Reprints

Midnight Is the Dying Hour! (Table of Contents: 7)

Robin; Batgirl / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Robin [Dick Grayson]; Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]
Reprints

The Three Feats of Peril! (Table of Contents: 8)

Mysto Magician Detective / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
Leonard Starr
Inks
Leonard Starr
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Mysto
Reprints

Case of the Dead-On Target! (Table of Contents: 9)

Jason Bard / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Robbins
Pencils
Frank Robbins
Inks
Frank Robbins
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Jason Bard; "Rip" Williams; Donna Williams; Ted Crane; Alli Crane; "Silk" Norbus
Reprints

The Man with 20 Lives (Table of Contents: 10)

John Jones Manhunter from Mars / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller
Pencils
Joe Certa
Inks
Joe Certa
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
John Jones [J'onn J'onzz; Manhunter from Mars]
Reprints

The Ocean Pest! (Table of Contents: 11)

Captain Compass / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Joe Certa
Inks
Joe Certa
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Captain Compass
Reprints

Wanted for Murder One, the Batman (Table of Contents: 12)

Batman / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil
Pencils
Irv Novick
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; James Gordon; Arthur Reeves (Introduction?); Jonah Jory; "Squeaky" Piper; Sy Semple; Anderson P. Forsythe
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Camelot 3000 / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Case Files] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Aparo
Inks
Jim Aparo
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Manhunter from Mars; Elongated Man; The Human Target; Jason Bard; Roy Raymond; Captain Compass; Mysto

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Promos of the stories with characters and story titles.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Detective Comics
  2. 1. Best of DC Digest #30: Detective Comics
  3. 2. The Stage Is Set... for Murder!
    Batman
  4. 3. The Assassin-Express Contract!
    Human Target
  5. 4. The Magical Mystery Mirror
    The Elongated Man
  6. 5. The Riddle of the Unseen Man!
    Roy Raymond, TV Detective
  7. 6. A Burial for Batgirl!
    Robin; Batgirl
  8. 7. Midnight Is the Dying Hour!
    Robin; Batgirl
  9. 8. The Three Feats of Peril!
    Mysto Magician Detective
  10. 9. Case of the Dead-On Target!
    Jason Bard
  11. 10. The Man with 20 Lives
    John Jones Manhunter from Mars
  12. 11. The Ocean Pest!
    Captain Compass
  13. 12. Wanted for Murder One, the Batman
    Batman
  14. 13. ["It was foretold that England's greatest champion..."]
    Camelot 3000
  15. 14. [Case Files]
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  • Jim Van Dore
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