The Best of DC #25 [Direct]
(June 1982)

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Volume
4
Price
0.95 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1982-02-09
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC Blue Ribbon Digest
Editing
Dick Giordano (managing editor); Julius Schwartz (editor); E. Nelson Bridwell (consulting editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
5" x 6.75"
Paper Stock
Glossy cardstock cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
squarebound
Publishing Format
was ongoing

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

On-sale date from copyright registration.


The Man of Steel and His Favorite Kid-Pals (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ross Andru (signed)
Inks
Frank Giacoia (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
S-5061
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman

Best of DC -- Superman (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The TV Show That Menaced Metropolis! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Woodrow Prescott; Herbert Prescott; Kerry Prescott; Mac Nelson; Dan Marz
Reprints

The Baby Who Walked Through Walls! (Table of Contents: 3)

The Private Life of Clark Kent / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Len Wein
Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Superman [only as Clark Kent]; Petra Lewis; Michelle Lewis; Mrs. Goldstein; Lance
Reprints

The Girl Who Didn't Believe in Superman! (Table of Contents: 4)

Superman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Alice Norton; Lois Lane; Martha Norton; John Norton
Synopsis
Superman restores the sight of a blind girl and reunites her family.
Reprints

World Beneath the North Pole! (Table of Contents: 5)

Superman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Elliot Maggin
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
creatures of Miros (villains); Dr. Vernon Lombard; Superman; Lois Lane; Clark Kent; Steve Lombard; Jamie Lombard
Reprints

Superman, You're Not Clark Kent-- and I Can Prove It! (Table of Contents: 6)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Tex Blaisdell
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Whirlicane (1st); Pete Ross; Jonathan Ross; Steve Lombard
Reprints

The Story of Superman, Junior (Table of Contents: 7)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Coleman
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Superman, Junior [Johnny Kirk]; Superboy (flashback)
Synopsis
Johnny Kirk's father blasts him into space because he thinks Earth is soon to be destroyed by a meteor. After Superboy deflects the meteor, he asks him to find his son. But Superboy is all grown up as Superman before Johnny Kirk returns to Earth, now with super powers. But Superman's own powers are disappearing due to contact with a space poison that was on Johnny's space ship.
Reprints
Keywords
kryptonite

The Kid with the Million-Dollar Smile! (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Martin Pasko
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Bob Oksner
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; superhero
Reprints

Superman's Command Performance (Table of Contents: 9)

Superman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Frank Chiaramonte
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Swamp Thing Is Back! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Swamp Thing / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Meet Superman's Kid-Pals! (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Previews of the characters in the stories in the issue.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Man of Steel and His Favorite Kid-Pals
    Superman
  2. 1. Best of DC -- Superman
  3. 2. The TV Show That Menaced Metropolis!
    Superman
  4. 3. The Baby Who Walked Through Walls!
    The Private Life of Clark Kent
  5. 4. The Girl Who Didn't Believe in Superman!
    Superman
  6. 5. World Beneath the North Pole!
    Superman
  7. 6. Superman, You're Not Clark Kent-- and I Can Prove It!
    Superman
  8. 7. The Story of Superman, Junior
    Superman
  9. 8. The Kid with the Million-Dollar Smile!
    The Private Life of Clark Kent
  10. 9. Superman's Command Performance
    Superman
  11. 10. Swamp Thing Is Back!
    Swamp Thing
  12. 11. Meet Superman's Kid-Pals!
    Superman
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