(June-July 1978)

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Volume
38
Price
1.00 USD
Pages
84
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1978-03-21
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893073007
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 #154.


The Invasion of the Deathless Brain! (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Aparo (signed)
Inks
Jim Aparo (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
C-716
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman; George Dyke's brain; Wonder Woman (inset); Black Canary (inset); Green Arrow (inset); Creeper (inset)

World's Finest (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack C. Harris ?
Pencils
George Tuska
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
J-5273
Characters
Superman; Batman; Creeper; Wonder Woman; Black Canary; Green Arrow

Indexer Notes

Splash/title page with the characters starring in this issue.

Invasion of the Deathless Brain (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Bob Haney
Pencils
George Tuska
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
J-5106
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman; George "Gorilla Boss" Dyke; Morgan Edge; Lana Lang; James Gordon; Doc Willard (flashback)
Reprints
Keywords
Amazon jungle; Fortress of Solitude; Gotham City; green kryptonite; Ides of March; WGBS-TV; white kryptonite

Indexer Notes

The story has separate chapter titles: Chapter One - (no separate title); Chapter Two - The Batman's Fatal Error; Chapter 3 - Old Gangsters Never Die!

The Vertigo Version (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Trevor von Eeden
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Mario Sen
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
J-5049
Genre
superhero
Characters
Count Vertigo (villain, intro); Black Canary; Detective Morgan
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Star City

Imperiled Sub (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

From the World's Finest Fans / letters page / 1.75 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
L-913

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Louis A. Latzer, Steve Feldberg, Carmen Dottier and Scott Gibson.

Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation (Table of Contents: 6)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Arthur Gutowitz
Letters
typeset

No Home for the Hero (Table of Contents: 7)

The Green Arrow and Speedy / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Jerry Bingham
Inks
Bob Layton
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Shelly Leferman

Job Number
J-5045
Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow; Speedy; Lt. Mack Morgan; The Stinger; Green Lantern (flashback); Black Canary (flashback)
Synopsis
Recap of Speedy's career.
Reprints
Keywords
Arrow Signal; balloon arrow; electro-charge arrow; Star City

[Christopher Reeve] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

The Disruptor (Table of Contents: 9)

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-4880
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Creeper; The Disruptor; Sam Hagen; Fran Daye; Porter; Dump
Reprints
Keywords
Cosmic Broadcasting; Gotham City

A Kiss of Death Times Three (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Ric Estrada
Inks
Jack Abel
Colors
Mario Sen
Letters
Jean Simek

Job Number
J-5093
Genre
superhero
Characters
Poison Ivy; Wonder Woman; Steve Howard; Sumac; Buckeye; Redwood
Reprints
Keywords
"31" Club; Aethusa Cynapium; botanical garden; Fool's Parsley; New York City; United Nations

Indexer Notes

The story has separate chapter titles: A Poison Named Ivy - Chapter 1; Limbs of a Killer - Chapter 2.
Contemporary setting for story.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Invasion of the Deathless Brain!
    Superman and Batman
  2. 1. World's Finest
  3. 2. Invasion of the Deathless Brain
    Superman and Batman
  4. 3. The Vertigo Version
    Black Canary
  5. 4. Imperiled Sub
    Aquaman; Hostess Twinkies
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    From the World's Finest Fans
  7. 6. Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation
  8. 7. No Home for the Hero
    The Green Arrow and Speedy
  9. 8. [Christopher Reeve]
    Superman Movie Report
  10. 9. The Disruptor
    The Creeper
  11. 10. A Kiss of Death Times Three
    Wonder Woman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Steve Jenner
  • Nick Caputo
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Matthew Head
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Lou Mougin
  • Craig Delich
  • Clayton Emery
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Allen Ross