The Best of DC #69 [Direct Sales]
(February 1986)

DC, 1979 Series
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Price:
1.50 USD; 2.00 CAD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1985-10-15
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 #21.


Year's Best Team Stories (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Staton
Inks:
Dave Hunt ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Possible Hunt inks per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Joe Staton.

Best of DC -- Year's Best Team Stories (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script:
Nick Cuti ?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Table of contents.

We Are Gathered Here Today... (Table of Contents: 2)

New Teen Titans / comic story / 40 pages (report information)

Script:
Marv Wolfman; George Pérez (co-plot)
Pencils:
George Pérez
Inks:
Mike DeCarlo; Dick Giordano
Colors:
Helen Vesik
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

wedding of Wonder Girl

A Thorn Grows in Paradise (Table of Contents: 3)

Infinity Inc. / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas; Dann Thomas (co-plot)
Pencils:
Don Newton
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein
Colors:
Jeanine Casey
Letters:
John Clark

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Triangle? (Table of Contents: 4)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Mindy Newell; Paul Levitz (plot)
Pencils:
Dan Jurgens
Inks:
Karl Kesel
Colors:
Shelly Eiber
Letters:
Adam Kubert

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Who's Afraid of the Big Red "S"? (Table of Contents: 5)

Batman and the Outsiders / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Barr; Jim Aparo (co-plot)
Pencils:
Jim Aparo
Inks:
Jim Aparo
Colors:
George Roberts
Letters:
Jim Aparo

Reprints:

[Tales of the Teen Titans #50 cover] (Table of Contents: 6)

Teen Titans / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
George Pérez (signed)
Inks:
George Pérez (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

[Infinity, Inc. #13 cover] (Table of Contents: 7)

Infinity, Inc. / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dave Ross
Inks:
Tony DeZuniga
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Roy Thomas (origin)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Infinity, Inc.; Thorn
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Dave Ross confirmed to Roy Thomas on March 11, 2009, that he penciled the cover (information added by Gregory Fischer). Tony DeZuniga originally credited as penciler in this index.

[Batman and the Outsiders #19 cover] (Table of Contents: 8)

Batman and the Outsiders / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jim Aparo
Inks:
Jim Aparo
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Geo-Force
Reprints:

The Best...Keeps Getting Better! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Teen Titans / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

["In this crazy world, we all need a friend..."] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

'Mazing Man / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[Mystery, Romance, Intrigue, Action] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script:
Nick Cuti ?
Pencils:
George Pérez; Don Newton; Dan Jurgens; Jim Aparo
Inks:
Mike DeCarlo; Joe Rubenstein; Karl Kesel; Jim Aparo
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Characters:
Superman; Sun Boy

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Scenes from the stories in the issue.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Year's Best Team Stories
  2. 1. Best of DC -- Year's Best Team Stories
  3. 2. We Are Gathered Here Today...
    New Teen Titans
  4. 3. A Thorn Grows in Paradise
    Infinity Inc.
  5. 4. Triangle?
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  6. 5. Who's Afraid of the Big Red "S"?
    Batman and the Outsiders
  7. 6. [Tales of the Teen Titans #50 cover]
    Teen Titans
  8. 7. [Infinity, Inc. #13 cover]
    Infinity, Inc.
  9. 8. [Batman and the Outsiders #19 cover]
    Batman and the Outsiders
  10. 9. The Best...Keeps Getting Better!
    Teen Titans
  11. 10. ["In this crazy world, we all need a friend..."]
    'Mazing Man
  12. 11. [Mystery, Romance, Intrigue, Action]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Merlin Haas
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jon Ingersoll