The Best of DC #60 [Direct]
(May 1985)

DC, 1979 Series
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Price
1.50 USD; 2.00 CAD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1985-01-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics Inc.
Brand
DC Blue Ribbon Digest
Editing
Joe Orlando (credited); Nicola Cuti ?

Issue Notes

No date in indicia. Only date is on the cover. On-sale date from DC Releases #12.
This issue has variants:

Multiple Mouth McCardy (Table of Contents)

Plop! / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Wally Wood (signed as Wood)
Inks
Wally Wood (signed as Wood)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints

[Brain Creature] (Table of Contents: 1)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Basil Wolverton (signed as Basil Wolverton)
Inks
Basil Wolverton (signed as Basil Wolverton)

Genre
humor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover featuring a full-page black and white drawing with the indicia information at the bottom of the page.

Welcome to Plop! (Table of Contents: 2)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sergio Aragonés
Inks
Sergio Aragonés
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Cain; Abel
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Introduction

The Poster Plague! (Table of Contents: 3)

Plop! / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Skeates
Pencils
Sergio Aragonés
Inks
Sergio Aragonés
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It begins before the campus bulletin board.
Genre
humor
Reprints

The Gourmet (Table of Contents: 4)

Plop! / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Skeates (credited as writer)
Pencils
Bernie Wrightson (signed as Wrightson 72) (credited as artist)
Inks
Bernie Wrightson (signed as Wrightson 72) (credited as artist)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Fat... gross... a slob... any of these terms would apply to Vernon Glute...
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Depressed Elephant (Table of Contents: 5)

Plop! / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Skeates
Pencils
Sergio Aragonés
Inks
Sergio Aragonés
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints

Wednesday's Child (Table of Contents: 6)

Plop! / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Wally Wood
Inks
Wally Wood
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-2028
Genre
humor
Reprints

The Showdown Sonata (Table of Contents: 7)

Plop! / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Lee Marrs
Pencils
Lee Marrs
Inks
Lee Marrs
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Reprints

The Last Laugh! (Table of Contents: 8)

Plop! / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Skeates
Pencils
Frank Robbins
Inks
Frank Robbins
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints

The Lawn That Devoured Cleveland (Table of Contents: 9)

Plop! / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
David Michelinie
Pencils
Sergio Aragonés
Inks
Sergio Aragonés
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints

Super Plops (Table of Contents: 10)

Plop! / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; superhero
Reprints

The Killer Kind! Or... Please Leave My Ants Alone! (Table of Contents: 11)

Plop! / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Oleck
Pencils
David Manak
Inks
David Manak
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

The Uninvited Guest! (Table of Contents: 12)

Plop! / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Skeates; John Jacobson (plot)
Pencils
Bill Draut
Inks
Bill Draut
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

The Secret Origin of Grooble Man! (Table of Contents: 13)

Plop! / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Skeates; John Jacobson (plot)
Pencils
Sergio Aragonés
Inks
Sergio Aragonés
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; superhero
Reprints

Old Butterfly Story (Table of Contents: 14)

Plop! / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Skeates
Pencils
Frank Robbins
Inks
Frank Robbins
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints

[Cain from House of Mystery] (Table of Contents: 15)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Kaluta
Inks
Mike Kaluta
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

Trick or Treat (Table of Contents: 16)

Plop! / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sid Greene
Inks
Sid Greene
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

A Fate Worse Than Death (Table of Contents: 17)

Plop! / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Sergio Aragonés
Pencils
Sergio Aragonés
Inks
Sergio Aragonés
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints

The Ultimate Weapon! (Table of Contents: 18)

Plop! / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Skeates; Michael Pellowski (idea)
Pencils
Frank Thorne
Inks
Frank Thorne
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints

The Ultimate Freedom (Table of Contents: 19)

Plop! / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
David V. Reed [as Coram Nobis]
Pencils
Sergio Aragonés
Inks
Sergio Aragonés
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints

Prescription Plops (Table of Contents: 20)

Plop! / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints

Switch Ending (Table of Contents: 21)

Plop! / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Oleck
Pencils
David Manak
Inks
David Manak
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints

Moment of Decision! (Table of Contents: 22)

Plop! / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Arnold Drake
Pencils
Bill Draut
Inks
Bill Draut
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints

What Are Little Ghouls Made of? (Table of Contents: 23)

Plop! / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Sergio Aragonés
Inks
Sergio Aragonés
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; horror-suspense
Reprints

The King of the Ring (Table of Contents: 24)

Plop! / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Wally Wood
Pencils
Wally Wood
Inks
Wally Wood
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody
Reprints

[Laughing People and Creatures] (Table of Contents: 25)

Plop! / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sergio Aragonés [as Aragonés] (signed)
Inks
Sergio Aragonés [as Aragonés] (signed)
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Full-page illustration.

Plop! (Table of Contents: 26)

Plop! / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Basil Wolverton
Inks
Basil Wolverton
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Back cover. List of artists in the issue and reprint of part of cover of Plop! #3.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Multiple Mouth McCardy
    Plop!
  2. 1. [Brain Creature]
  3. 2. Welcome to Plop!
  4. 3. The Poster Plague!
    Plop!
  5. 4. The Gourmet
    Plop!
  6. 5. Depressed Elephant
    Plop!
  7. 6. Wednesday's Child
    Plop!
  8. 7. The Showdown Sonata
    Plop!
  9. 8. The Last Laugh!
    Plop!
  10. 9. The Lawn That Devoured Cleveland
    Plop!
  11. 10. Super Plops
    Plop!
  12. 11. The Killer Kind! Or... Please Leave My Ants Alone!
    Plop!
  13. 12. The Uninvited Guest!
    Plop!
  14. 13. The Secret Origin of Grooble Man!
    Plop!
  15. 14. Old Butterfly Story
    Plop!
  16. 15. [Cain from House of Mystery]
  17. 16. Trick or Treat
    Plop!
  18. 17. A Fate Worse Than Death
    Plop!
  19. 18. The Ultimate Weapon!
    Plop!
  20. 19. The Ultimate Freedom
    Plop!
  21. 20. Prescription Plops
    Plop!
  22. 21. Switch Ending
    Plop!
  23. 22. Moment of Decision!
    Plop!
  24. 23. What Are Little Ghouls Made of?
    Plop!
  25. 24. The King of the Ring
    Plop!
  26. 25. [Laughing People and Creatures]
    Plop!
  27. 26. Plop!
    Plop!
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