(February-March 1978)

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Volume
38
Price
1.00 USD
Pages
84
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1977-11-15
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893073003
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); Jack C. Harris (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 #150.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Aparo (signed)
Inks
Jim Aparo (signed)
Colors
Tatjana Wood ?
Letters
?

Job Number
C-618
First Line of Dialogue or Text
This man's been attacked-- By a vampire!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman; The Phantom Stranger; Wonder Woman (inset); Black Canary (inset); Green Arrow (inset); Creeper (inset)
Keywords
vampire

Mera Meets the Manta Men (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Aquaman; Hostess Fruit Pies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Hot Off the Press-- (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger; Steve Ditko (Creeper figure)
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger; Steve Ditko (Creeper figure)
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
J-4569
Characters
Superman; Batman; Wonder Woman; Green Arrow; Black Canary; Creeper
Keywords
Daily Planet

Indexer Notes

Creeper image taken from page 8, panel one of story.

The Vampire of Steel (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Bob Haney
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Tex Blaisdell
Colors
Michele Wolfman
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
J-4944
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Superman; The Phantom Stranger; Captain Kalamari
Reprints
Keywords
Nega-Realm; ocean; vampires; Wayne Foundation

Indexer Notes

The story has separate chapter titles: Part 1 - (no separate chapter title); Part 2 - Beware the Nega Realm, My Child...; Part 3 - Vampire Bait.

Will the Costume Make the Hero? (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Trevor von Eeden
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hellgrammite; Green Arrow; Black Canary; Lieutenant Mack Morgan
Reprints
Keywords
Arrow Cave; Batman costume; Star City

Superman Movie Report (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Moon Lady and the Monster (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Steve Ditko
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Bill Morse

Job Number
J-4857
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Creeper; Moon Lady; The Monster [Abe Keeler]; Fran Daye; Sam Hagen; Ames Vone; Ike Keller
Reprints
Keywords
Cosmic Broadcasting Network; Full Moon Theater; horror movies

Indexer Notes

Continued from the strip in Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #445-447. Morse lettering per Nick Caputo; previous indexer credited Steve Ditko.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Jack C. Harris [as JCH]
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-806

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Kevin J. Dooley and Stuart Snyder.

A Fire in the Sky! (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Mike Vosburg
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
J-4807
Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman; Dr. Psycho (origin); Oragon; Joan White; General Britwell; Steve Trevor; General Blankenship; Easy Company [Sergeant Rock; Bulldozer]; The Krell
Synopsis
With Sgt Rock, as they battle Dr. Psycho (origin) in the WWII setting.
Keywords
Germany; London; Nazis; World War II

Indexer Notes

The Krell are from Mystery in Space #73.

Volume 77 Issue 46 - Week of November 14, 1977 (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["This man's been attacked-- By a vampire!"]
    Superman and Batman
  2. 1. Mera Meets the Manta Men
    Aquaman; Hostess Fruit Pies
  3. 2. Hot Off the Press--
  4. 3. The Vampire of Steel
    Superman and Batman
  5. 4. Will the Costume Make the Hero?
    Green Arrow and Black Canary
  6. 5. Superman Movie Report
    Superman Movie Report
  7. 6. Moon Lady and the Monster
    The Creeper
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    From the World's Finest Fans
  9. 8. A Fire in the Sky!
    Wonder Woman
  10. 9. Volume 77 Issue 46 - Week of November 14, 1977
    Daily Planet
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