(June-July 1980)

DC, 1979 Series
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Volume
2
Price
1.00 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1980-03-25
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893216307
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); Jack C. Harris (associate editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #177.

Doomsday Tales and Other Things (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Michael Wm. Kaluta (signed)
Inks
Michael Wm. Kaluta (signed)
Colors
?

Job Number
C-299
Genre
science fiction

Union in Steel (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils
Don Newton
Inks
Steve Mitchell
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
J-6454
First Line of Dialogue or Text
A wind whispers through the steel and chrome silence of Boston Space Port this night in May.
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Hugo Weaver; Marilyn
Synopsis
Hugo Weaver suffered a terrible accident and had his brain removed and placed in a robot body.
Reprints

...Until I Find a Way in Time (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils
Dick Ayers
Inks
Jim Janes
Colors
Bob LeRose
Letters
Albert DeGuzman

Job Number
J-6338?
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh no! This can't be! I planned every detail too carefully--!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Sherwood Gamp; Agent X32A
Synopsis
Sherwood travels back in time to become rich but accidentally destroys the world.
Keywords
time travel

Earth or Exile (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
George Kashdan
Pencils
Edgar Bercasio
Inks
Edgar Bercasio
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Esphid Mahilum (credited as Esphidym)

Job Number
J-6362
First Line of Dialogue or Text
As time runs out on an unknown world, the stranger must choose between...
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
A spaceman must decide between being cured and returning to Earth.

A Flash in the Dam (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

The Flash; Hostess Twinkies / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

The Antaeus Strain (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Martin Pasko
Pencils
Fred Carrillo
Inks
Fred Carrillo
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Esphid Mahilum

Job Number
J-6317
First Line of Dialogue or Text
I was aboard the orbiting space lab Herakles when the probe was recovered.
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Richard Ward; Jeanne
Synopsis
An interplanetary probe returns a sentient virus to Earth.

The Vengence of C-92! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Arnold Drake
Pencils
Vic Catan
Inks
Vic Catan
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Vic Catan ?

Job Number
J-6431
First Line of Dialogue or Text
The time is half-past tomorrow. Humans stride the galaxies!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Dr. Barney Goff; Ms. Deak; Dr. Helen Logan; Professor Schwartz; Professor Nordyke
Synopsis
A massive super computer becomes jealous of its creator.

Numismatist (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Mimai Kin
Pencils
Charles Nicholas
Inks
Armando Gil (credited as Armondo Gil)
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Albert DeGuzman

Job Number
J-6353
First Line of Dialogue or Text
It was a meeting of minds-- 500 years apart-- but there was only a single thought between them!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Horace Hobson; Ajon-4-CJ
Synopsis
A time traveler turns dimes into gold in the future.
Keywords
time travel

Brief Encounter (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Mimai Kin
Pencils
Trevor Von Eeden
Inks
Carl Potts
Colors
Bob LeRose
Letters
Todd Klein

Job Number
J-6352
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Finally, the fifty-billion-to-one-shot-- mankind's wildest dream-- comes to fruition in a...
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Aliens from another planet travel to Earth to meet the people living here.
Reprints

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

Through the... Time Warp / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jack C. Harris
Pencils
Michael Wm. Kaluta (signed) (illustration); ? (letterhead)
Inks
Michael Wm. Kaluta (signed) (illustration); ? (letterhead)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-502
First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's the week before Hallowe'en, our very favorite time of year (next to the middle of August, us being a hot weather fan and all...)

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers F. Muckensturm and A. L. Stout. Illustration from next issue's cover (not published) by Kaluta.

To Conquer the Sun (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Elliot Maggin
Pencils
Jerry Bingham
Inks
John Celardo
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Todd Klein

Job Number
J-5114
First Line of Dialogue or Text
And on the second try the bell shattered as had the first-- so the king told the old craftsman he had one more chance...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Dr. Ray Blakewell; Mrs. Blakewell
Synopsis
Dr. Blakewell sacrifices himself to end a war.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Doomsday Tales and Other Things
  2. 1. Union in Steel
  3. 2. ...Until I Find a Way in Time
  4. 3. Earth or Exile
  5. 4. A Flash in the Dam
    The Flash; Hostess Twinkies
  6. 5. The Antaeus Strain
  7. 6. The Vengence of C-92!
  8. 7. Numismatist
  9. 8. Brief Encounter
  10. 9. ["It's the week before Hallowe'en, our very favorite time of year (next to the middle of August, us being a hot weather fan and all...)"]
    Through the... Time Warp
  11. 10. To Conquer the Sun
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