(July-August 1980)

DC, 1979 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.95 USD
Pages
100
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1980-04-08
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC Blue Ribbon Digest
Barcode
0709893173008
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); Julius Schwartz (editor); E. Nelson Bridwell (associate editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
5" x 6.75"
Paper Stock
Glossy cardstock cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
squarebound
Publishing Format
was ongoing

Issue Notes

Copyright © 1980. On-sale date from Comic Reader #178.


Daily Planet (Table of Contents)

Superman; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; The Private Life of Clark Kent / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ross Andru (signed)
Inks
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-5023
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen
Keywords
Daily Planet; newspapers

Best of DC -- Daily Planet (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Clark Kent's Masquerade As Superman! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Perry White; Lois Lane; "Iron Ike"
Reprints

How Lois Lane Got Her Job (Table of Contents: 3)

Lois Lane / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman [also as Clark Kent]; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen
Synopsis
Lois remembers three scoops she got before she met Superman.
Reprints

Jimmy Olsen's 1,000th Scoop! (Table of Contents: 4)

Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Bernstein
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
John Forte
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

The Super-Cigars of Perry White! (Table of Contents: 5)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Elliot Maggin
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Perry White; Arnie Carter
Reprints

Clark Kent, Gentleman Journalist! (Table of Contents: 6)

Superman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Harvey Grey; Griselda Grey; Egbert Smills
Reprints

Dear Dr. Cupid! (Table of Contents: 7)

Lois Lane / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger (signed)
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman [also as Clark Kent]; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Bill the mailman
Reprints

The Last Headline! (Table of Contents: 8)

The Private Life of Clark Kent / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Martin Pasko
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Tex Blaisdell
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Morgan Edge (villain); Clark Kent; Laura Conway; Perry White; Zack Dawson; Lois Lane; Steve Lombard; Lola Barnett; Jimmy Olsen; Ryan Lowell
Reprints

The Superman Spectaculars (Table of Contents: 9)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Perry White; Lois Lane
Reprints

Jimmy Olsen, Editor-in-Chief! (Table of Contents: 10)

Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Lois Lane; Robert Burke
Reprints

The End of the Planet! (Table of Contents: 11)

Superman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; John Wilton; "Skip" Enders
Synopsis
When newspaper mogul John Wilton buys the Daily Planet and immediately shuts it down, the former employees start their own paper, gathering scoops in the new jobs they have taken to pay the bills. But Wilton tries to shut down this new competitor permanently.
Reprints

The Daily Planet Story (Table of Contents: 12)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-5024-A

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Daily Planet logo and text.

Daily Planet (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Back cover; yellow background. Newspaper style promo for stories in the issue. Only illustration is Daily Planet logo.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Daily Planet
    Superman; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; The Private Life of Clark Kent
  2. 1. Best of DC -- Daily Planet
  3. 2. Clark Kent's Masquerade As Superman!
    Superman
  4. 3. How Lois Lane Got Her Job
    Lois Lane
  5. 4. Jimmy Olsen's 1,000th Scoop!
    Jimmy Olsen
  6. 5. The Super-Cigars of Perry White!
    Superman
  7. 6. Clark Kent, Gentleman Journalist!
    Superman
  8. 7. Dear Dr. Cupid!
    Lois Lane
  9. 8. The Last Headline!
    The Private Life of Clark Kent
  10. 9. The Superman Spectaculars
    Superman
  11. 10. Jimmy Olsen, Editor-in-Chief!
    Jimmy Olsen
  12. 11. The End of the Planet!
    Superman
  13. 12. The Daily Planet Story
  14. 13. Daily Planet
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