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
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 date in indicia. Only date is on the cover. On-sale date from DC Releases #12.


Multiple Mouth McCardy (Table of Contents)

Plop! / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Reprints

[Brain Creature] (Table of Contents: 1)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Full-page drawing.

Welcome to Plop! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Sergio Aragones
Inks
Sergio Aragones
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Cain; Abel

Indexer Notes

Introduction

The Poster Plague! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Reprints

The Gourmet (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Steve Skeates
Pencils
Bernie Wrightson
Inks
Bernie Wrightson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

Depressed Elephant (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

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
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
?

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
?

Reprints

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

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

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

Reprints

Super Plops (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Reprints
  • from Plop! (DC, 1973 series) #?

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
?

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
?

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 Aragones
Inks
Sergio Aragones
Colors
?
Letters
?

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
?

Reprints

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

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Kaluta
Inks
Mike Kaluta
Colors
?

Trick or Treat (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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

Reprints

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

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

Script
Sergio Aragones
Pencils
Sergio Aragones
Inks
Sergio Aragones
Colors
?
Letters
?

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
?

Reprints

The Ultimate Freedom (Table of Contents: 19)

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

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

Reprints

Prescription Plops (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints
  • from Plop! (DC, 1973 series) #?

Switch Ending (Table of Contents: 21)

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

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

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
?

Reprints

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

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

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

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
?

Reprints

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

Plop! / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sergio Aragones [as Aragones] (signed)
Inks
Sergio Aragones [as Aragones] (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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