The Best of DC #49 [Newsstand]
(June 1984)

DC, 1979 Series
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Price
1.25 USD
Pages
100
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1984-03-08
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC Blue Ribbon Digest
Barcode
?
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 is a variant of The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #49 [Direct].

Reprint info taken from the Comic Reader #217. No date in indicia. Only date is on the cover.


Funny Stuff (Table of Contents)

cover / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Engel (signed); Chuck Fiala (signed)
Inks
Jim Engel (signed); Chuck Fiala (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Dunbar Dodo; Fenimore Frog; Doodles Duck; Dizzy Dog; Peter Panda; Rollo Raccoon; Rudy Raccoon; Peter Porkchops; Stanley Dover; Spot [Stanley's Monster]; Bo Bunny; Goofy Goose; Nutsy Squirrel; Three Mouseketeers [Fatsy; Patsy; Minus]

Indexer Notes

Wraparound cover. Jim Engel drew the front cover and Chuck Fiala drew the back cover, but it's all one drawing with the spine separating it.

Only the front cover is reprinted in the DC Sampler.

Best of DC -- Funny Stuff (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.

Brave Deed (Table of Contents: 2)

The Three Mouseketeers / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer
Inks
Sheldon Mayer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Fatsy; Patsy; Minus; Ol' Whiskers
Synopsis
Minus has to retrieve the baseball from the house of the Big-Feets, despite the cat.
Reprints

Space-Dodo Rides Again (Table of Contents: 3)

The Dodo and the Frog / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Otto Feuer
Inks
Otto Feuer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Space Dodo; Ralph Rocketnose
Synopsis
Dodo and the Frog appear as actors in a science fiction story.
Reprints

A Fishy Story! (Table of Contents: 4)

Peter Porkchops / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Otto Feuer
Inks
Otto Feuer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Peter Porkchops; Wolfie
Synopsis
Peter and Wolfie compete for a $100 prize for catching the biggest fish.
Reprints

Quiz Club (Table of Contents: 5)

Dizzy Dog / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer
Inks
Sheldon Mayer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Dizzy Dog
Reprints

It's a Dog's Life! (Table of Contents: 6)

The Raccoon Kids / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Otto Feuer
Inks
Otto Feuer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Rudy Raccoon; Rollo Raccoon; Uncle Percy; Mr. Dogcatcher
Synopsis
Uncle Percy won't get the boys a puppy so they arrange to get one from the dogcatcher, but their new pet is huge and uncontrollable.
Reprints

Scare School Drop-Out (Table of Contents: 7)

Stanley the Timid Scarecrow / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rube Grossman
Inks
Rube Grossman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Stanley
Synopsis
Stanley's coach is very unhappy with him, but things work out later when Stanley accidentally captures some crows.
Reprints

Driving Crazy! (Table of Contents: 8)

Doodles Duck / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer
Inks
Sheldon Mayer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Doodles Duck
Reprints

A Place to Sleep (Table of Contents: 9)

Winky and Pinky / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rube Grossman
Inks
Rube Grossman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Winky; Pinky
Reprints

The Wishing Bean (Table of Contents: 10)

Bo Bunny / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer
Inks
Sheldon Mayer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Bo Bunny; Skinny Fox
Synopsis
Skinny sells Bo a "magic wishing bean."
Reprints

Swap Shop (Table of Contents: 11)

The Dodo and the Frog / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Otto Feuer
Inks
Otto Feuer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints

Art Smart (Table of Contents: 12)

Goofy Goose / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Rube Grossman
Pencils
Rube Grossman
Inks
Rube Grossman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Goofy Goose; Pierre Van Hare
Synopsis
Pierre causes a ruckus at the museum because his painting has been hung upside down.
Reprints

Petty Problems (Table of Contents: 13)

Doodles Duck / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer
Inks
Sheldon Mayer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Doodles Duck
Reprints

Call to Colors! (Table of Contents: 14)

Peter Panda / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rube Grossman
Inks
Rube Grossman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Peter Panda; Chubby Chameleon
Synopsis
Peter tries to teach Chubby how to change colors.
Reprints

The Time Machine (Table of Contents: 15)

Nutsy Squirrel / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Rube Grossman
Pencils
Rube Grossman
Inks
Rube Grossman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Nutsy Squirrel
Reprints

See the Big Fight (Table of Contents: 16)

Dizzy Dog / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer
Inks
Sheldon Mayer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Dizzy Dog; Amster the Hamster
Reprints

All Kinds of Spot! (Table of Contents: 17)

Stanley and His Monster / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Howard Post
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Stanley Dover; Spot; Schnitzel; Shaugnessy; Mitch Dover; Sheila Dover
Synopsis
The leprechauns turn Spot in to the Institute of Monster Research for a reward and Stanley's parents finally find out about Stanley's monster and punish him. Luckily, it all turns out to be a dream when Stanley wakes up.
Reprints

The Frog War! (Table of Contents: 18)

The Three Mouseketeers / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer
Inks
Sheldon Mayer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Fatsy; Patsy; Minus; Herman Hop-Toad; Hop-Toad Army
Synopsis
Faced with an invasion of the Hop-Toad Army, Fatsy and Patsy defect and leave Minus alone to face them.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

The Dodo and the Frog / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Chuck Fiala ?
Pencils
Chuck Fiala (signed)
Inks
Chuck Fiala (signed)
Letters
Chuck Fiala ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Half Moon or not...
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Dunbar Dodo; Fenimore Frog
Synopsis
The Dodo wants a discount to look at a half-moon in Frog's telescope.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Full page gag cartoon.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Funny Stuff
  2. 1. Best of DC -- Funny Stuff
  3. 2. Brave Deed
    The Three Mouseketeers
  4. 3. Space-Dodo Rides Again
    The Dodo and the Frog
  5. 4. A Fishy Story!
    Peter Porkchops
  6. 5. Quiz Club
    Dizzy Dog
  7. 6. It's a Dog's Life!
    The Raccoon Kids
  8. 7. Scare School Drop-Out
    Stanley the Timid Scarecrow
  9. 8. Driving Crazy!
    Doodles Duck
  10. 9. A Place to Sleep
    Winky and Pinky
  11. 10. The Wishing Bean
    Bo Bunny
  12. 11. Swap Shop
    The Dodo and the Frog
  13. 12. Art Smart
    Goofy Goose
  14. 13. Petty Problems
    Doodles Duck
  15. 14. Call to Colors!
    Peter Panda
  16. 15. The Time Machine
    Nutsy Squirrel
  17. 16. See the Big Fight
    Dizzy Dog
  18. 17. All Kinds of Spot!
    Stanley and His Monster
  19. 18. The Frog War!
    The Three Mouseketeers
  20. 19. ["Half Moon or not..."]
    The Dodo and the Frog
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