The Best of DC #29 [Direct]
(October 1982)

DC, 1979 Series
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Volume
4
Price
1.25 USD; 1.50 CAD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1982-06-08
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC Blue Ribbon Digest
Editing
Dick Giordano (managing editor); Carl Gafford (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.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Sugar & Spike / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You mean, if I wanna fill this pail with water, all I gotta do is stand here?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Sugar Plumm; Cecil "Spike" Wilson
Reprints
Keywords
beaches; oceans

Pint-Size Nature Study (Table of Contents: 1)

Sugar & Spike / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer [as S. M.] (signed)
Inks
Sheldon Mayer [as S. M.] (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Reprints

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

The New Pull-Toy! (Table of Contents: 2)

Sugar & Spike / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-8321
Genre
humor; children

Indexer Notes

Originally produced for the foreign market.

The Mystery of the Bouncing Stick (Table of Contents: 3)

Sugar & Spike / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Reprints

Spike Discovers the Ocean! (Table of Contents: 4)

Sugar & Spike / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Reprints

The Flashlight! (Table of Contents: 5)

Sugar & Spike / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Reprints

The Present! (Table of Contents: 6)

Sugar & Spike / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children

Indexer Notes

Originally produced for the foreign market.

Spike's Adventure with the Air-Waves! (Table of Contents: 7)

Sugar & Spike / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Reprints

Lion in the House! (Table of Contents: 8)

Sugar & Spike / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Reprints

The Big Hippo Mystery! (Table of Contents: 9)

Sugar & Spike / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children

Indexer Notes

Originally produced for the foreign market.

The T.V. Man (Table of Contents: 10)

Binky / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
John Albano
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Bill Draut
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from The Comic Reader #203.

Adventure at the Animal Place! (Table of Contents: 11)

Sugar & Spike / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children

Indexer Notes

Originally produced for the foreign market.

[Stanley's Birthday Party] (Table of Contents: 12)

Stanley and His Monster / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Howard Post
Pencils
Bob Oksner
Inks
Carl Gafford
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children

Indexer Notes

Inventory story produced for Stanley and His Monster #113. Newly inked for this issue as confirmed by Carl Gafford in December 2010 e-mail. Pencil credit from The Comic Reader #203 (August 1982). Writer credit from Martin O'Hearn; The Comic Reader #203 credited the script to Arnold Drake.

How Sugar & Spike Became a Pair of Christmas Dollies (Table of Contents: 13)

Sugar & Spike / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Reprints

Romance --- Half-Pint Style (Table of Contents: 14)

Sugar & Spike / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer [as S. M.] (signed)
Inks
Sheldon Mayer [as S. M.] (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Reprints

Indexer Notes

inside back cover

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Sugar & Spike / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer
Inks
Sheldon Mayer
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Keep ringing, Doll-Boy!
Genre
humor; children
Reprints

Indexer Notes

back cover top

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

Sugar & Spike / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
He'll be thrilled...
Genre
humor; children
Reprints

Indexer Notes

back cover bottom

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["You mean, if I wanna fill this pail with water, all I gotta do is stand here?"]
    Sugar & Spike
  2. 1. Pint-Size Nature Study
    Sugar & Spike
  3. 2. The New Pull-Toy!
    Sugar & Spike
  4. 3. The Mystery of the Bouncing Stick
    Sugar & Spike
  5. 4. Spike Discovers the Ocean!
    Sugar & Spike
  6. 5. The Flashlight!
    Sugar & Spike
  7. 6. The Present!
    Sugar & Spike
  8. 7. Spike's Adventure with the Air-Waves!
    Sugar & Spike
  9. 8. Lion in the House!
    Sugar & Spike
  10. 9. The Big Hippo Mystery!
    Sugar & Spike
  11. 10. The T.V. Man
    Binky
  12. 11. Adventure at the Animal Place!
    Sugar & Spike
  13. 12. [Stanley's Birthday Party]
    Stanley and His Monster
  14. 13. How Sugar & Spike Became a Pair of Christmas Dollies
    Sugar & Spike
  15. 14. Romance --- Half-Pint Style
    Sugar & Spike
  16. 15. ["Keep ringing, Doll-Boy!"]
    Sugar & Spike
  17. 16. ["He'll be thrilled..."]
    Sugar & Spike
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