The Best of DC #62 [Direct]
(July 1985)

DC, 1979 Series
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Price
1.50 USD; 2.00 CAD
Pages
100
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1985-03-12
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.

On-sale date from DC Releases #14.


The Year's Best Batman Stories (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Brozowski
Inks
Larry Mahlstedt
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman

Best of DC Batman Stories (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Table of contents and indicia information.

...The Player on the Other Side! (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman / comic story / 40 pages (report information)

Script
Mike W. Barr
Pencils
Michael Golden
Inks
Mike DeCarlo
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Todd Klein

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; James Gordon; Wrath
Reprints

Down Below (Table of Contents: 3)

Batman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Doug Moench
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Helen Vesik
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin [Jason Todd]; Alfred Pennyworth; Julia Pennyworth; Commissioner Gordon; Harvey Bullock
Reprints

What Price, the Prize? (Table of Contents: 4)

Batman / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Doug Moench; Don Newton (co-plot)
Pencils
Don Newton
Inks
Alfredo Alcala
Colors
Jeanine Casey
Letters
Alfredo Alcala

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin [Jason Todd]; Alfred Pennyworth; Julia Pennyworth; Commissioner Gordon; Dr. Fang
Reprints

Boxing (Table of Contents: 5)

Batman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Doug Moench
Pencils
Don Newton
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
George Roberts
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin [Jason Todd]; Alfred Pennyworth; Commissioner Gordon; Harvey Bullock; Julia Pennyworth; Fang
Reprints

Batman Trivia (Table of Contents: 6)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Batman

Indexer Notes

Batman with headshots of 23 friends and villains. "How many Batman friends and fiends can you name?" (No answers provided.)

Cover Gallery (Table of Contents: 7)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Characters
Batman

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Covers to Detective Comics #537 and #539 and Batman #372 shown.

4 Dynamic Dramas! (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Scenes from three stories in the issue.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Year's Best Batman Stories
    Batman
  2. 1. Best of DC Batman Stories
  3. 2. ...The Player on the Other Side!
    Batman
  4. 3. Down Below
    Batman
  5. 4. What Price, the Prize?
    Batman
  6. 5. Boxing
    Batman
  7. 6. Batman Trivia
  8. 7. Cover Gallery
    Batman
  9. 8. 4 Dynamic Dramas!
    Batman
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