(November-December 1978)

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Volume
44
Price
1.00 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1978-08-15
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893041512
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); Paul Levitz (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #159. Mistakenly promoted as on sale September 15th.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ross Andru (signed)
Inks
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
Todd Klein

Job Number
C-847
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Wonder Woman

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin. Todd Klein credit for lettering from his website (kleinletters.com).

Dateline: Adventure Comics (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Paul Levitz
Pencils
Todd Klein (illustration)
Inks
Todd Klein (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Art credits from the artist.

A Nightmare to Remember! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Flash / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Irv Novick
Inks
Frank McLaughlin
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
J-5372
Genre
superhero
Characters
the Flash [Barry Allen]; the Flash [Jay Garrick] (of Earth-2); Iris Allen; the Wizard; appearing in a dream sequence are the Shade, Joan Garrick, the Fiddler, and the son of Joan Garrick and the Fiddler
Synopsis
After a visit to Earth Two, Flash (Barry Allen) is transported to a stranger version of Earth Two where the Shade is the mayor, everybody thinks he is Jay Garrick, and Joan Garrick is married to the Fiddler. It turns out to be a plot by the Wizard, which Barry foils.
Reprints

The Canvas Inferno! (Table of Contents: 3)

Deadman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Len Wein
Pencils
Jim Aparo
Inks
Jim Aparo
Colors
Glynis Oliver (as Glynis Wein)
Letters
Jim Aparo

Job Number
J-5445
Genre
superhero
Characters
Deadman [Boston Brand]; Lorna Hill; Tiny; Mr. Winchell; Cleveland Brand; Inga Brand; Gunther; Mr. Kronsky; Vashnu; Lita Brand
Synopsis
Deadman follows the dead body of the man who tried to kill his brother. He returns to the circus just in time to save his niece from a fire. Will Lorna Hill be forced to sell the circus? And who is the old man being held captive by the man who wants to buy it?
Reprints

Pursuit to Eternity (Table of Contents: 4)

New Gods / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Don Newton
Inks
Augie Scotto
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
J-5235
Genre
superhero
Characters
Darkseid; the Promethean Giants; Orion; Metron; Forager; Jezebelle; Desaad; Izaya; Lorraine Hampton; the Antagonist; Matthew Torch; Richard Roe; Lightray
Synopsis
Darkseid moves toward the Source, but Orion is on his tail. DeSaad takes over Apokolips and prepares to attack New Genesis. Highfather tries to stop Darkseid and gets his butt kicked. But he inspires Orion. Metron finds a way to stop the Antagonist. Orion causes the death of Darkseid.
Reprints

The Hunt (Table of Contents: 5)

Aquaman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils
Don Newton
Inks
Dan Adkins
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
J-5329
Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Mera; Colin Landau
Synopsis
Aquaman goes after a man illegally hunting whales.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Feature continues from Aquaman #63.

Deadly Song of the Wizard! (Table of Contents: 6)

Green Lantern / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Burkett
Pencils
Joe Staton
Inks
Joe Staton
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Karin Dougherty

Job Number
J-5446
Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Myrwhydden; Abin Sur (flashback)
Synopsis
Green Lantern goes hunting for his lost power battery, and finds Myrwhydden has captured it.
Reprints

The Quest for the Stolen Soul! (Table of Contents: 7)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Jack C. Harris
Pencils
Jack Abel
Inks
Jack Abel
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
J-5378
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Steve Howard (dead); Morgan Tracy; Pluto; an image of Aphrodite
Synopsis
Wonder Woman ventures into Hades and battles Pluto to try to save the soul of Steve Howard.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues from Wonder Woman #248.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Dateline: Adventure / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Paul Levitz
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-131

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Letters column devoted to results of a contest that ran in issue # 457.

6 New Super-Star Features! (Table of Contents: 9)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Milgrom (signed)
Inks
Al Milgrom (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

On the back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Wonder Woman
  2. 1. Dateline: Adventure Comics
  3. 2. A Nightmare to Remember!
    The Flash
  4. 3. The Canvas Inferno!
    Deadman
  5. 4. Pursuit to Eternity
    New Gods
  6. 5. The Hunt
    Aquaman
  7. 6. Deadly Song of the Wizard!
    Green Lantern
  8. 7. The Quest for the Stolen Soul!
    Wonder Woman
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Dateline: Adventure
  10. 9. 6 New Super-Star Features!
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