(August-September 1978)

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Volume
38
Price
1.00 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1978-05-23
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893073009
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 #156.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Job Number
C-762
First Line of Dialogue or Text
You're too late, Superman-- Too late to rescue the entire city from the deadly Whisperer!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Superman; 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 (signed)
Inks
Vince Colletta (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Todd Klein

Job Number
J-5377
Characters
Superman (statue); Wonder Woman (statue); Batman (statue); Creeper (statue); Green Arrow (statue); Black Canary (statue)

Will of the Whisperer (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman and Batman / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Haney
Pencils
George Tuska
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Shelly Leferman

Job Number
J-5183
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman; Perry White; Alice White (Perry's wife); Morgan Edge; James Gordon; Doc Willard; Dave Stevens; Richie Turner; Jon Rambo; Thomas Lukens; Senator O'Hara; Augie Moran
Reprints
Keywords
Daily Planet; Gotham City; Metropolis; Metropolis City Jail; Metropolis General Hospital

Indexer Notes

This story is broken up into several unnumbered parts--a prologue (2 pages), "Poison in the Streets" (4 pages), "The Stolen Beloved" (7 pages), and "Whom the Gods Would Destroy!" (8 pages). The prologue contains the title for the overall story, "Will of the Whisperer."

Blades and Illusions (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Trevor von Eeden
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Mario Sen
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
J-5215-5216
Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Canary; Green Arrow; Count Vertigo; the Stinger; Lt. Mack Morgan; Ruth Anderson (flashback)
Reprints
Keywords
boomerang-arrow; grenade arrow; Star City Zoo

The Keeper of Secrets Is Death (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Steve Ditko
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Clem Robins

Job Number
J-5063
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Creeper; Joanne Russell; Ben "Bruise" Griely; Abe Rocco; Lou Knocko; Olga Kens; Lt. Bolt
Reprints
Keywords
Cosmic Broadcasting

A Poison of the Heart! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Jack Abel
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Izzy Goldstein
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
J-5094
Genre
superhero
Characters
Poison Ivy (origin, villain); Wonder Woman; Redwood; Sumac; Steve Howard; Professor Legrand (flashback)
Reprints
Keywords
Africa; botanical garden; Cupid's Root; invisible jet; United Nations

Indexer Notes

Story continues from last issue. Featuring the origin of Poison Ivy.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Job Number
L-984

[Pierre Spengler & Alexander and Ilya Salkind] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["You're too late, Superman-- Too late to rescue the entire city from the deadly Whisperer!"]
    Superman and Batman
  2. 1. World's Finest!
  3. 2. Will of the Whisperer
    Superman and Batman
  4. 3. Blades and Illusions
    Green Arrow and Black Canary
  5. 4. The Keeper of Secrets Is Death
    The Creeper
  6. 5. A Poison of the Heart!
    Wonder Woman
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    From the World's Finest Fans
  8. 7. [Pierre Spengler & Alexander and Ilya Salkind]
    Superman Movie Report
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