The Best of DC #41 [Direct]
(October 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
1983-06-14
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.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Doll-Boy -- I have a feeling we're not doing this right!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Sugar; Spike

The Truck Driver (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Sugar; Spike
Reprints
  • from ? [originally produced for foreign market]

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Bottom one-quarter of page is the indicia. No table of contents.

Two Little Davids Take On One Big Goliath! (Table of Contents: 2)

Sugar & Spike / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Reprints
  • from ? [originally produced for foreign market]

Pint Size Human Flies (Table of Contents: 3)

Sugar & Spike / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Reprints
  • from ? [originally produced for foreign market]

The Monster (Table of Contents: 4)

Sugar & Spike / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Reprints
  • from ? [originally produced for foreign market]

Pillow Pictures (Table of Contents: 5)

Sugar & Spike / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Reprints
  • from ? [originally produced for foreign market]

Who's Throwing This Party? (Table of Contents: 6)

Sugar & Spike / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Reprints
  • from ? [originally produced for foreign market]

The Grown-Up Toy Boat! (Table of Contents: 7)

Sugar & Spike / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Reprints
  • from ? [originally produced for foreign market]

A Study in Science Friction (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Reprints
  • from ? [originally produced for foreign market]

The Egg! (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
Reprints
  • from ? [originally produced for foreign market]

The Day the World Turned Upside-Down! (Table of Contents: 10)

Sugar & Spike / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Reprints
  • from ? [originally produced for foreign market]

The Crazy Mixed-Up Hamburgers! (Table of Contents: 11)

Sugar & Spike / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Reprints
  • from ? [originally produced for foreign market]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Look! We Got Letters! / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer (logo)
Inks
Sheldon Mayer (logo)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Sugar (cameo); Spike (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Letters from Allan Palmer, Delouise Helms, "a curious comic book collector", and Michelle Harris (Sheldon Mayer's daughter). Replies by Sheldon Mayer.

Something Special (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Sugar; Spike
Synopsis
Spike learns how to work a window shade.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, by the way, Doll-Boy...
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Sugar; Spike
Synopsis
Sugar and Spike are on a merry-go-round.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Nearly full-page gag cartoon. Top of page is small promo for stories in the issue.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Doll-Boy -- I have a feeling we're not doing this right!"]
    Sugar & Spike
  2. 1. The Truck Driver
    Sugar & Spike
  3. 2. Two Little Davids Take On One Big Goliath!
    Sugar & Spike
  4. 3. Pint Size Human Flies
    Sugar & Spike
  5. 4. The Monster
    Sugar & Spike
  6. 5. Pillow Pictures
    Sugar & Spike
  7. 6. Who's Throwing This Party?
    Sugar & Spike
  8. 7. The Grown-Up Toy Boat!
    Sugar & Spike
  9. 8. A Study in Science Friction
    Sugar & Spike
  10. 9. The Egg!
    Sugar & Spike
  11. 10. The Day the World Turned Upside-Down!
    Sugar & Spike
  12. 11. The Crazy Mixed-Up Hamburgers!
    Sugar & Spike
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Look! We Got Letters!
  14. 13. Something Special
    Sugar & Spike
  15. 14. ["Oh, by the way, Doll-Boy..."]
    Sugar & Spike
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Merlin Haas
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