(December 1978-January 1979)

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Volume
38
Price
1.00 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1978-09-12
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 (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 #160.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman and Batman / cover / 2 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
C-861
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wake up, Batman--! Or your nightmare of Sinestro destroying the world will come true!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Sinestro; Batman; Green Arrow; Black Canary; The Creeper; Captain Marvel
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Wrap-around cover.

World's Finest Comics (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack C. Harris
Pencils
Jim Aparo (signed)
Inks
Jim Aparo (signed)
Letters
Jim Aparo (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman; Green Arrow; Black Canary; Creeper; Captain Marvel [Shazam]

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

Whom Gods Would Destroy! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Bob Haney
Pencils
George Tuska
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Genre
superhero
Characters
Sinestro (villain); Batman; Superman; Doc Willard; George "Gorilla Boss" Dyke (flashback); Qward
Reprints
Keywords
Gotham City; Gotham Park; Metropolis; nuclear plant; Qward; Wayne Foundation

Primeval Scream! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Trevor von Eeden
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Shelly Leferman

Job Number
J-5415
Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow; Black Canary; The Glorn (origin)
Keywords
bees; corridor-universe; radio waves; torch-arrow

The Race Is in the Running (Table of Contents: 4)

Green Arrow / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Trevor von Eeden
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Clem Robins

Job Number
J-5414
Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow; Speedy (flashback)
Reprints
Keywords
Arrow Car; flare arrow; grenade arrow; Star City

Indexer Notes

Shows the fate of the old Arrow Car.

Beware Mr. Wrinkles! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Steve Ditko
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Todd Klein

Job Number
J-5471
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Creeper; Mr. Wrinkles; Ben Briely; Dump; Atlas Adonis; Mr. Muscles
Reprints
Keywords
Cosmic Broadcasting; Gotham City

The Devil and Capt. Marvel (Table of Contents: 6)

Shazam!; Captain Marvel / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Don Newton
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Shelly Leferman

Job Number
J-5433
Genre
superhero
Characters
Marvel Family [Captain Marvel; Mary Marvel; Captain Marvel, Jr.]; Spy Smasher (cameo); Bulletman (cameo); Bulletgirl (cameo); Ibis (cameo); Mr. Scarlet (cameo); Pinky (cameo); Minute Man (cameo); Shazam; Satan (villain); Antaeus (villain); Medea (villain); Old Age (villain); Legion (villain); Abaddon (villain); Ebenezer Batson; Sterling Morris
Reprints
Keywords
Hall of the Seven Deadly Enemies; Rock of Eternity; The Holy Moly of the Gods; WHIZ

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

The Answer Man / text article / 0.6 page (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

Job Number
F-16

Indexer Notes

This is the top part of "The DC Feature Page."

Number 44 Howard Chaykin (Table of Contents: 8)

DC Profiles / text article / 0.4 page (report information)

Script
Paul Kupperberg
Letters
typeset

Genre
biography
Characters
Howard Chaykin

Indexer Notes

This is the bottom part of "The DC Feature Page."

Part of a series of 90 profiles of writers, artists and other DC staff that ran in DC titles sporadically from May 1977 to March 1982.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Jack C. Harris
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-151

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Includes letters of comment from Wallace L. Hopkins, Mark Waid, and Thomas Krasker.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Wake up, Batman--! Or your nightmare of Sinestro destroying the world will come true!"]
    Superman and Batman
  2. 1. World's Finest Comics
  3. 2. Whom Gods Would Destroy!
    Superman and Batman
  4. 3. Primeval Scream!
    Black Canary
  5. 4. The Race Is in the Running
    Green Arrow
  6. 5. Beware Mr. Wrinkles!
    The Creeper
  7. 6. The Devil and Capt. Marvel
    Shazam!; Captain Marvel
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    The Answer Man
  9. 8. Number 44 Howard Chaykin
    DC Profiles
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    From the World's Finest Fans
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