The Best of DC #39 [Direct]
(August 1983)

DC, 1979 Series
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Volume
5
Price
1.25 USD; 1.50 CAD
Pages
100
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1983-04-12
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC Blue Ribbon Digest
Editing
Nicola Cuti
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.

Most creator credits and reprint information from The Comic Reader #211.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Binky and His Buddies / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Inks
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
humor; teen

Binky and His Buddies (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Nick Cuti ?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Lucky Binky! (Table of Contents: 2)

Binky / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
John Albano
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Reprints

A Message to Peggy! (Table of Contents: 3)

Binky / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
John Albano
Pencils
Bob Oksner
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Reprints

The Near-Sighted Devil! (Table of Contents: 4)

Benny / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
John Albano
Pencils
John Albano
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Reprints

Predictions, Anyone? (Table of Contents: 5)

Binky / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
John Albano
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Tennis Bums! (Table of Contents: 6)

Date with Debbi / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
John Rosenberger
Inks
John Rosenberger
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

The Slow Talker! (Table of Contents: 7)

Binky / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
John Albano
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Reprints

Never When You Need One! (Table of Contents: 8)

Binky / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
John Albano
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Reprints

In Spring a Young Man's Fancy Turns to... Fishing! (Table of Contents: 9)

Swing with Scooter / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Scooter; Penny; Cookie; Kenny; Sylvester
Synopsis
The gang goes to Penny's dad's cabin for an ill-fated fishing trip.
Reprints

The Picnic Sick-nik! (Table of Contents: 10)

Scooter's Sister Cynthia / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Barbara Friedlander
Pencils
Win Mortimer (signed)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Scooter; Cynthia; Rodney
Synopsis
Cynthia meets a groovy newcomer, but their date doesn't turn out as she had hoped.
Reprints

All in a Day's Work! (Table of Contents: 11)

Binky / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
John Albano
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Binky
Synopsis
Binky accidentally runs Prof. Dripp over with his bike, hits him in the head with a piece of lumber and blows him up with some highly explosive chemicals.
Reprints

Weird, Wild Wheels! (Table of Contents: 12)

Scooter / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
John Albano
Pencils
Win Mortimer (signed)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Scooter; Sylvester; Hot-Stove Stanley
Synopsis
Scooter buys a strange car from the thief who stole it.
Reprints

Take It Off! (Table of Contents: 13)

Date with Debbi / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
John Albano
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-964
Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Girl Trouble! (Table of Contents: 14)

Buzzy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
John Albano
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Reprints

Run, Mudder, Run! (Table of Contents: 15)

Binky's Buddies / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
John Albano
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Reprints

Scooter's Hip History (Table of Contents: 16)

Scooter / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

inside back cover

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Binky and His Buddies / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Binky and His Buddies
  2. 1. Binky and His Buddies
  3. 2. Lucky Binky!
    Binky
  4. 3. A Message to Peggy!
    Binky
  5. 4. The Near-Sighted Devil!
    Benny
  6. 5. Predictions, Anyone?
    Binky
  7. 6. Tennis Bums!
    Date with Debbi
  8. 7. The Slow Talker!
    Binky
  9. 8. Never When You Need One!
    Binky
  10. 9. In Spring a Young Man's Fancy Turns to... Fishing!
    Swing with Scooter
  11. 10. The Picnic Sick-nik!
    Scooter's Sister Cynthia
  12. 11. All in a Day's Work!
    Binky
  13. 12. Weird, Wild Wheels!
    Scooter
  14. 13. Take It Off!
    Date with Debbi
  15. 14. Girl Trouble!
    Buzzy
  16. 15. Run, Mudder, Run!
    Binky's Buddies
  17. 16. Scooter's Hip History
    Scooter
  18. 17. ["Fun! Adventure! And if that isn't enough..."]
    Binky and His Buddies
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Gregory Fischer
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