The Best of DC #70 [Direct]
(March 1986)

DC, 1979 Series
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Price
1.50 USD; 2.00 CAD
Pages
100
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1985-11-12
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC Blue Ribbon Digest
Editing
Barbara Randall
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 #22.


Binky's Buddies (Table of Contents)

Binky / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Inks
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
teen
Characters
Binky

Binky and his Buddies (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.

The Earth People! (Table of Contents: 2)

Binky / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
John Albano
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Karin Orlando
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Reprints

The Ghost Is Clear! (Table of Contents: 3)

Scooter / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Bob Oksner
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Shelly Eiber
Letters
?

Characters
Scooter; Malibu; Laura; Cookie; Penny; Sylvester; Kenny; Aunt Wanda; Uncle Rudolph
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from reprint.

Not a Very Safe Place to Be! (Table of Contents: 4)

Scooter / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
John Albano
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Shelly Eiber
Letters
?

Characters
Scooter; Cookie; Sylvester; Mr. Otis; Aunt Hatta
Synopsis
Accidents are constantly happening to Mr. Otis when Scooter is around.
Reprints

Easy Bread (Table of Contents: 5)

Binky's Buddies / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Barbara Friedlander
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
George Roberts
Letters
?

Reprints

Scrambled Brains! (Table of Contents: 6)

Debbi / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
John Albano
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Helen Vesik
Letters
?

Reprints

The Unbelievers! (Table of Contents: 7)

Binky & His Buddies / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
George Roberts
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Reprints

A Hairy Tale! (Table of Contents: 8)

Scooter & Sylvester / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
John Albano
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Helen Vesik
Letters
?

Characters
Scooter; Sylvester; Cookie; Mr. Otis; Malibu; Mayor Lafter; Mr. Chase
Synopsis
Mr. Otis wants the boys to get haircuts.
Reprints

Buzzy the Lovable! (Table of Contents: 9)

Buzzy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Barbara Friedlander
Pencils
Bob Oksner
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Jeanine Casey
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Reprints

Present for a Sassy Kid! (Table of Contents: 10)

Scooter / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Barbara Friedlander
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Shelly Eiber
Letters
?

Characters
Scooter; Sylvester; Cookie; Joey
Synopsis
Scooter and Sylvester try to provide a nice Christmas for a young boy.
Reprints

A Natural Born Foul-Up! (Table of Contents: 11)

Binky / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Karin Orlando
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Reprints

Vote for Miss Noble! (Table of Contents: 12)

Scooter / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
John Albano
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Karin Orlando
Letters
?

Characters
Scooter; Sylvester; Mr. Otis; Nancy Noble; Mr. Pinchbuck; Miss Pinchbuck
Synopsis
Scooter and Sylvester campaign for pretty Nancy Noble but their help becomes a liability in the election.
Reprints

Love those Bad Kids! (Table of Contents: 13)

Debbi / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
John Albano
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Jeanine Casey
Letters
?

Reprints

The Plenty Potent Potion! (Table of Contents: 14)

Scooter / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
John Albano
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
Karin Orlando
Letters
?

Characters
Scooter; Sylvester; Malibu; Cookie; Penny; Pussycat
Synopsis
Malibu gives Sylvester a magic potion to make him irresistible to girls.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Digest Forum / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-2174
First Line of Dialogue or Text
In response to your call for comments...

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Letter from David Pulleyblank (with no editorial response.)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

Debbi / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Inks
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This group is fan-tas-tic!
Genre
teen
Characters
Debbi; Buddy

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Full page gag cartoon.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Binky's Buddies
    Binky
  2. 1. Binky and his Buddies
  3. 2. The Earth People!
    Binky
  4. 3. The Ghost Is Clear!
    Scooter
  5. 4. Not a Very Safe Place to Be!
    Scooter
  6. 5. Easy Bread
    Binky's Buddies
  7. 6. Scrambled Brains!
    Debbi
  8. 7. The Unbelievers!
    Binky & His Buddies
  9. 8. A Hairy Tale!
    Scooter & Sylvester
  10. 9. Buzzy the Lovable!
    Buzzy
  11. 10. Present for a Sassy Kid!
    Scooter
  12. 11. A Natural Born Foul-Up!
    Binky
  13. 12. Vote for Miss Noble!
    Scooter
  14. 13. Love those Bad Kids!
    Debbi
  15. 14. The Plenty Potent Potion!
    Scooter
  16. 15. ["In response to your call for comments..."]
    Digest Forum
  17. 16. ["This group is fan-tas-tic!"]
    Debbi
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