(December 1977-January 1978)

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Volume
37
Price
1.00 USD
Pages
84
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1977-09-20
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893073001
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); Jack C. Harris

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #148.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
José Luis García-López (signed)
Inks
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
C-573
First Line of Dialogue or Text
You! You murdered the Batman-- You can't be Bruce Wayne!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Superman; Alfred Pennyworth; Wonder Woman (inset); Black Canary (inset); Green Arrow (inset); Vigilante (inset)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover colorist credit is from letter column of issue #249.

The Cuckoo Cuckoos (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Hostess Fruit Pies; Penguin / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

World's Finest (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack C. Harris ?
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger (signed)
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-4907
Characters
Superman; Batman; Green Arrow; Black Canary; Wonder Woman; Sergeant Rock; Vigilante; Stuff; The Dummy; Hellgrammite; Dr. Psycho

...The Lurkers, Part I: Day of Madness! (Table of Contents: 3)

Superman and Batman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Haney
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Tex Blaisdell
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
J-4876
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman; Alfred Pennyworth; James Gordon; Marcel Vlad; Morgan Edge (not the real one); Princess Portia (Julie Madison); Dulac; Professor Bergman; Senator Jack Clayton
Synopsis
V.I.P. persons are being replaced by malicious clones.
Reprints
Keywords
Eiffel Tower; France; Gotham City; Le Metro; Paris

Part II: Night of Wrath (Table of Contents: 4)

Superman and Batman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Haney
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Tex Blaisdell
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman; Alfred Pennyworth; James Gordon; Marcel Vlad; Morgan Edge (not the real one); Princess Portia (Julie Madison); Dulac; Professor Bergman; Senator Jack Clayton
Reprints
Keywords
Fortress of Solitude; Gotham City; Gotham City Police Headquarters; Metropolis; WGBS-TV

Part III: Dawn of Destiny (Table of Contents: 5)

Superman and Batman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Haney
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Tex Blaisdell
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman; Alfred Pennyworth; James Gordon; Marcel Vlad; Morgan Edge (not the real one); Princess Portia (Julie Madison); Dulac; Professor Bergman; Senator Jack Clayton
Reprints
Keywords
clones; Dalsidi; Metropolis; North African Desert; WGBS-TV

Hellgramite Is His Name, Rebirth Is His Game! (Table of Contents: 6)

Black Canary; Green Arrow / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Trevor Von Eeden
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Elizabeth Safian
Letters
Clem Robins

Job Number
J-4808
Genre
superhero
Characters
Hellgrammite; Black Canary; Green Arrow; Lieutenant Mack Morgan
Reprints
Keywords
Arrow Cave; Batman costume; lasso-arrow; Police Museum; Star City

All The Dummy's Men (Table of Contents: 7)

Vigilante [Western hero] / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Kunkel
Pencils
Gray Morrow
Inks
Vicente Alcázar
Colors
Gray Morrow
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
J-4792
Genre
superhero; western-frontier
Characters
The Vigilante; Dummy; Stuff (flashback); Slug
Keywords
Gotham City

Editorial Note (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Jack C. Harris
Pencils
Curt Swan; Nick Cardy ? (illustrations)
Inks
Murphy Anderson; Nick Cardy ? (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-769

Indexer Notes

No letters this issue as Jack C. Harris explains that all the comments received were too long to print and requests shorter, more concise letters. Harris also mentions the debut of Steve Ditko's Creeper as an ongoing feature beginning next issue.

The Amazon and the Rock (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Mike Vosburg
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
Elizabeth Safian
Letters
Bill Morse

Job Number
J-4663
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Dr. Psycho; Wonder Woman (Earth 2); Steve Trevor; General Blankenship; Easy Company [Ice Cream Soldier; Bulldozer; Sergeant Rock]; Joan White
Keywords
Germany; London; Nazis; World War II

Indexer Notes

Sgt. Rock also appears in issue #249.

Volume 77 Issue 39 - Week of September 26, 1977 (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Daily Planet / in-house column / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["You! You murdered the Batman-- You can't be Bruce Wayne!"]
    Superman and Batman
  2. 1. The Cuckoo Cuckoos
    Hostess Fruit Pies; Penguin
  3. 2. World's Finest
  4. 3. ...The Lurkers, Part I: Day of Madness!
    Superman and Batman
  5. 4. Part II: Night of Wrath
    Superman and Batman
  6. 5. Part III: Dawn of Destiny
    Superman and Batman
  7. 6. Hellgramite Is His Name, Rebirth Is His Game!
    Black Canary; Green Arrow
  8. 7. All The Dummy's Men
    Vigilante [Western hero]
  9. 8. Editorial Note
    From the World's Finest Fans
  10. 9. The Amazon and the Rock
    Wonder Woman
  11. 10. Volume 77 Issue 39 - Week of September 26, 1977
    Daily Planet
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