DC Comics Presents #48 [Direct]
(August 1982)

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Volume
5
Price
0.60 USD; 0.20 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1982-04-13
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Dick Giordano (managing editor); Julius Schwartz (editor); E. Nelson Bridwell (consulting editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.
This issue has variants:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Aquaman; Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane (signed)
Inks
Frank Giacoia (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-3925
First Line of Dialogue or Text
How can an octopus put the squeeze on the Man of Steel-- And why can't the Sea King command it to let go?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Aquaman; Black Pirate (inset)
Reprints

Eight Arms of Conquest! (Table of Contents: 1)

Aquaman; Superman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Mishkin; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Irv Novick
Inks
Frank McLaughlin
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
S-3854
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Aquaman; S.T.A.R. Labs; Dr. Jenet Klyburn; Dr. Marche; Topo; alien octopi (villains)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Whatever Happened to the Black Pirate and Son? (Table of Contents: 2)

Whatever Happened To...?; Black Pirate / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Alfredo Alcala
Inks
Alfredo Alcala
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
Alfredo Alcala

Job Number
S-3795
Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
The Black Pirate [Jon Valor]; The Black Pirate [Justin Valor]; Bonita; Roderick (villain); Sanso

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

Pair Mail / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-3930
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["How can an octopus put the squeeze on the Man of Steel-- And why can't the Sea King command it to let go?"]
    Aquaman; Superman
  2. 1. Eight Arms of Conquest!
    Aquaman; Superman
  3. 2. Whatever Happened to the Black Pirate and Son?
    Whatever Happened To...?; Black Pirate
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Pair Mail
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