(August 1980)

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Volume
46
Price
0.40 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1980-05-27
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893041508
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); Len Wein (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #179.
This issue has variants:

The 24 Hour Target!; The Gantlet of Steel! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Job Number
C-391
Genre
science fiction; superhero; humor
Characters
Plastic Man; Starman
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

The Chains That Bind! (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

Job Number
J-6661
Genre
superhero
Characters
Starman [Prince Gavyn]; Clryssa; Skarn; Oswin; Rychen; Jediah Rikane; Mn'torr
Synopsis
Starman rescues Merria and Jediah from the prison planet Asryx while Oswin consolidates his position.
Reprints

The Bobsled Run (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Green Lantern; Hostess Twinkies / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script
Len Wein
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-552

[The 24-Hour Target!] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Joe Staton
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Todd Klein

Genre
superhero; humor
Characters
Plastic Man; Woozy Winks; Chief Branner; Blind Ali; Archie Type; Acid-Tongue; The Pigeon; The Skunk; Agent 4 1/4
Synopsis
Plastic Man faces a wide variety of assassins.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story title from cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

The Answer Man / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes "The Answer Man's 'What's It Worth' Department."

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The 24 Hour Target!; The Gantlet of Steel!
    Plastic Man; Starman
  2. 1. The Chains That Bind!
    Starman
  3. 2. The Bobsled Run
    Green Lantern; Hostess Twinkies
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Dateline: Adventure
  5. 4. [The 24-Hour Target!]
    Plastic Man
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    The Answer Man
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