The Best of DC #55 [Direct]
(December 1984)

DC, 1979 Series
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Price
1.50 USD; 2.00 CAD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1984-08-14
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics Inc.
Publisher's Brand
DC Blue Ribbon Digest
Editing
Nicola Cuti (editor); Tom Condon (managing editor)

Issue Notes

No date in indicia. Only date is on the cover.
This issue has variants:

Funny Stuff (Table of Contents)

The Three Mouseketeers; Nutsy Squirrel / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Chuck Fiala (signed)
Inks
Chuck Fiala (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How can he do that?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Three Mouseketeers; Nutsy Squirrel; Peter Porkchops

Best of DC -- Funny Stuff (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
Nicola Cuti ?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Prehistoric Daze! (Table of Contents: 2)

Peter Porkchops / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Otto Feuer
Inks
Otto Feuer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints

See Ya Later, Alligator (Table of Contents: 3)

Bo Bunny / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Reprints

Timberrr! (Table of Contents: 4)

Stanley the Timid Scarecrow / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rube Grossman
Inks
Rube Grossman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints

A Visit to Mirrorland! (Table of Contents: 5)

Peter Panda / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rube Grossman
Inks
Rube Grossman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints

Upsa-Daisy! (Table of Contents: 6)

The Three Mouseketeers / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Sy Reit (credited)
Pencils
Rube Grossman
Inks
Rube Grossman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints

For Goodness... Snakes (Table of Contents: 7)

Nutsy Squirrel / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rube Grossman
Inks
Rube Grossman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints

Give Him the Air! (Table of Contents: 8)

Fraidy Cat / comic story / 3.5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rube Grossman
Inks
Rube Grossman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints

Rain or Shine! (Table of Contents: 9)

cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Morris Waldinger ?
Inks
Tom Nicolosi ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; nature
Synopsis
Using the activities of bats, ants, and crows to predict the weather.
Reprints

Crazy -- Like a Fox! (Table of Contents: 10)

Dizzy Dog / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Reprints

The Artist (Table of Contents: 11)

The Dodo and the Frog / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Otto Feuer
Inks
Otto Feuer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints

Music! Music! (Table of Contents: 12)

Doodles Duck / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Reprints

Watermelon Woes! (Table of Contents: 13)

The Raccoon Kids / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Otto Feuer
Inks
Otto Feuer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints

Paint We Got Fun! (Table of Contents: 14)

Nutsy Squirrel / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rube Grossman
Inks
Rube Grossman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints

Bugle Blues! (Table of Contents: 15)

The Three Mouseketeers / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Sy Reit
Pencils
Rube Grossman
Inks
Rube Grossman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story incorrectly credited to Shelly Mayer in the item.

One for the Book! (Table of Contents: 16)

Nutsy Squirrel / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rube Grossman
Inks
Rube Grossman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints

A Toothy Problem (Table of Contents: 17)

Doodles Duck / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Reprints

Walkie-Talkie (Table of Contents: 18)

Blabber Mouse / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rube Grossman
Inks
Rube Grossman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints

Topsy-Turvy (Table of Contents: 19)

Bo Bunny / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Reprints

Rufus Rat! (Table of Contents: 20)

The Three Mouseketeers / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Sy Reit
Pencils
Rube Grossman
Inks
Rube Grossman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Fatsy; Patsy; Minus; Rufus Rat; Herman Hop-Toad
Synopsis
Herman frames the mice for stealing from Rufus Rat.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writing incorrectly credited to Sheldon Mayer in digest.

Revenge Is Sweet (Table of Contents: 21)

Doodles Duck / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Reprints

Captain Fatsy's Dilemma (Table of Contents: 22)

The Three Mouseketeers / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Fatsy; Minus
Synopsis
Fatsy practices his leadership in front of a mirror.
Reprints

Star Trek (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

Star Trek / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jim Engel ?
Pencils
Jim Engel (signed)
Inks
Jim Engel (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Thar she blows!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Dodo; Frog; Doodles Duck; Stanley's Monster; Raccoon Kids; Bo Bunny; Peter Panda

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Funny Stuff
    The Three Mouseketeers; Nutsy Squirrel
  2. 1. Best of DC -- Funny Stuff
  3. 2. Prehistoric Daze!
    Peter Porkchops
  4. 3. See Ya Later, Alligator
    Bo Bunny
  5. 4. Timberrr!
    Stanley the Timid Scarecrow
  6. 5. A Visit to Mirrorland!
    Peter Panda
  7. 6. Upsa-Daisy!
    The Three Mouseketeers
  8. 7. For Goodness... Snakes
    Nutsy Squirrel
  9. 8. Give Him the Air!
    Fraidy Cat
  10. 9. Rain or Shine!
  11. 10. Crazy -- Like a Fox!
    Dizzy Dog
  12. 11. The Artist
    The Dodo and the Frog
  13. 12. Music! Music!
    Doodles Duck
  14. 13. Watermelon Woes!
    The Raccoon Kids
  15. 14. Paint We Got Fun!
    Nutsy Squirrel
  16. 15. Bugle Blues!
    The Three Mouseketeers
  17. 16. One for the Book!
    Nutsy Squirrel
  18. 17. A Toothy Problem
    Doodles Duck
  19. 18. Walkie-Talkie
    Blabber Mouse
  20. 19. Topsy-Turvy
    Bo Bunny
  21. 20. Rufus Rat!
    The Three Mouseketeers
  22. 21. Revenge Is Sweet
    Doodles Duck
  23. 22. Captain Fatsy's Dilemma
    The Three Mouseketeers
  24. 23. Star Trek
    Star Trek
  25. 24. ["Thar she blows!"]
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Nick Caputo
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Merlin Haas
  • Bob Hughes
  • Clint Maxwell
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jim Van Dore
  • John Wells