(April-May 1977)

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Volume
37
Price
1.00 USD
Pages
84
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1977-01-13
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893073005
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); Denny O'Neil (story editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched (squarebound #161, 170, 179, 188, 223-228, 230)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #139.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman and Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Neal Adams (signed)
Inks
Neal Adams (signed)
Colors
Neal Adams
Letters
Joe Letterese ?; Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
C-390
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Black Canary [Dinah Lance]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colors credit from #249.

That Dirty Beach (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Aquaman; Hostess Twinkies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

World's Finest Comics Presents... (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil ?
Pencils
Neal Adams (illustration)
Inks
Neal Adams (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Job Number
J-4576
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Black Canary [Dinah Lance]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]

Indexer Notes

Title, contents and indicia page. Head shots of Superman, Batman, Black Canary, Wonder Woman Green Arrow and Vigilante taken from the cover.

Three Billion Targets! (Table of Contents: 3)

Superman and Batman / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Haney
Pencils
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
J-4535
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; James Gordon; Maxie Dugan; Johnny Brio; Michal Staziak; Gwen (Bruce Wayne's Secretary); L.C. Barton [Robespierre Two]; Superman Robot
Synopsis
Robespierre Two travels from the distant future to destroy all humanity to prevent them from being enslaved in his future timeline.
Reprints
Keywords
Las Vegas; red sun

Rainbows of Doom (Table of Contents: 4)

Black Canary / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Harris
Pencils
Michael Netzer [as Mike Nasser]
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-4490
Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Canary [Dinah Drake Lance]; George Taylor III; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; The Rainbow Archer; George Taylor II
Synopsis
Someone is trying to kill George Taylor III in an attempt to force his father, the editor of the Daily Star, to back their candidate in the election.
Keywords
sports; track and field

Indexer Notes

Story continues in the Green Arrow story in this issue.

Slings & Arrows (Table of Contents: 5)

Green Arrow / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Tony Isabella
Pencils
Michael Netzer [as Mike Nasser]
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Liz Berube
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
J-4494
Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Slingshot
Synopsis
Green Arrow captures Slingshot but he escapes in the courthouse.

Indexer Notes

Continued from the Black Canary story in this issue.

Explosion in a Small Town! (Table of Contents: 6)

The Vigilante / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Kunkel
Pencils
John Calnan
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
J-4498
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; Sheriff Tom Blaine; Joe; Mr. Piper; Jeremy Drake (Country music singer)
Synopsis
The Vigilante stops in a small town and helps a sheriff find out who is planting bombs around town.
Reprints
Keywords
concert; country music

And Now...Still Another Message of Untold Importance from Our Prolific Publisher!! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Why? (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

World's Finest Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Jeopardy -- Times Two! (Table of Contents: 9)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil
Pencils
Jose Delbo
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese ?

Job Number
J-4499
Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince] (Earth 2); Steve Trevor; General Blankenship; Ludwig von Schmeer; Pierre Lafarge; Nazis; Suzy; Emil
Synopsis
Wonder Woman must find Steve Trevor before he opens his briefcase which has been rigged with explosives.
Keywords
Lincoln Memorial; Washington D.C.; World War II

Indexer Notes

This series of adventures takes place in World War II.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

From the World's Finest Fans / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil ?
Pencils
Curt Swan; Nick Cardy ? (illustrations)
Inks
Murphy Anderson; Nick Cardy ? (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Job Number
L-618

Indexer Notes

Discussion of the new 80-page all-new format. No letters from readers.

Volume 77 Issue 2 - Week of January 10, 1977 (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman and Batman
  2. 1. That Dirty Beach
    Aquaman; Hostess Twinkies
  3. 2. World's Finest Comics Presents...
  4. 3. Three Billion Targets!
    Superman and Batman
  5. 4. Rainbows of Doom
    Black Canary
  6. 5. Slings & Arrows
    Green Arrow
  7. 6. Explosion in a Small Town!
    The Vigilante
  8. 7. And Now...Still Another Message of Untold Importance from Our Prolific Publisher!!
  9. 8. Why?
    World's Finest Comics
  10. 9. Jeopardy -- Times Two!
    Wonder Woman
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    From the World's Finest Fans
  12. 11. Volume 77 Issue 2 - Week of January 10, 1977
    Daily Planet
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • John Wells
  • Matthew Head
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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