(April 1980)

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Volume
46
Price
0.40 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1980-01-22
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893041504
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); Len Wein (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #176.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Plastic Man; Starman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ross Andru (signed)
Inks
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
C-300
Genre
superhero; humor
Characters
Starman; Plastic Man

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

To Die A-Borning... (Table of Contents: 1)

Starman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Levitz
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Romeo Tanghal
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Starman [Prince Gavyn] (origin continues); Merria; Mn'Torr; Clryssa
Synopsis
Starman recounts how Mn'Torr taught him to use his powers and watches as his sister Clryssa is crowned Empress.
Reprints

The Borrower (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Hostess Twinkies; Wonder Woman / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Dateline: Adventure / letters page / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-470

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

[Brickface and the Trowel] (Table of Contents: 5)

Plastic Man / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Martin Pasko
Pencils
Joe Staton
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Glynis Oliver (as Glynis Wein)
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
J-6410
Genre
superhero; humor
Characters
Plastic Man; Woozy Winks; Alonzo van Rivett; Terrance Cotta [Brickface]; Mason Stucko [the Trowel]; Cindy Bloch
Synopsis
Plastic Man faces the killer called the Trowel, but Woozy faces death at the hands of Brickface.
Reprints

Volume 80 Issue 4 - Week of January 21, 1980 (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Daily Planet / in-house column / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Plastic Man; Starman
  2. 1. To Die A-Borning...
    Starman
  3. 2. The Borrower
    Hostess Twinkies; Wonder Woman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Dateline: Adventure
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. [Brickface and the Trowel]
    Plastic Man
  7. 6. Volume 80 Issue 4 - Week of January 21, 1980
    Daily Planet
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