The Best of DC #10

DC Comics

United States.

Published
March 1981
Page count
100
Cover price
0.95 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/35155

Credits

Editing
E. Nelson Bridwell

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Secret Origins of Super-Villains Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Superhero

Credits

Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Dick Giordano
Editing
E. Nelson Bridwell

Notes

Secret Origins of Super-Villains

Show/hide 1. The Origin of the Penguin! (Batman) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Michael Fleisher
Pencils
Romeo Tanghal
Inks
Tex Blaisdell
Colours
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Notes

Origin of Penguin

Show/hide 2. Aquaman, Coward-King of the Seas! (Aquaman) Comic story, 24 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Aquaman; Aqualad; Ocean Master

Credits

Script
Bob Haney
Art
Nick Cardy

Reprint history

From GCD
from Aquaman (DC, 1962 series) #29 (September-October 1966)

Notes

Origin & 1st appearance of Ocean Master

Show/hide 3. Here Comes Captain Boomerang! (Flash) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; W. W. Wiggins; Iris West; Captain Boomerang [Digger Harkness]

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Murphy Anderson

Reprint history

From GCD
from Flash, The (DC, 1959 series) #117 (December 1970)

Notes

Origin & 1st appearance of Captain Boomerang

Show/hide 4. The Shark That Hunted Human Prey! (Green Lantern) Comic story, 15 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Lantern
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Tom Kalmaku; The Shark; Carol Ferris; Bill Bowery

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Joe Giella

Reprint history

From GCD
from Green Lantern (DC, 1960 series) #24 (October 1963)

Notes

Origin & 1st appearance of the Shark

Show/hide 5. Shadow Thief of Midway City! (Hawkman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Hawkman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Hawkgirl [Shayera Thal]; Shadow-Thief; Commissioner Emmett

Credits

Script
Gardner Fox
Art
Joe Kubert

Reprint history

From GCD
from Brave and the Bold, The (DC, 1955 series) #36 (June-July 1961)

Notes

Origin & 1st appearance of the Shadow Thief

Show/hide 6. Green Arrow Vs. Red Dart (Green Arrow) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Red Dart [John "The Midas" Mallory]

Credits

Art
George Papp

Reprint history

From GCD
from World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #95 (July-August 1958)

Synopsis

John Mallory pretends to be the superhero Red Dart to prevent Green Arrow and Speedy from stopping his gang's crime spree.

Notes

Origin of the Red Dart

Show/hide 7. Power of the Parasite! (Superman) Comic story, 14 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Parasite; Superman; Lois Lane; Perry White

Credits

Script
Jim Shooter
Art
Al Plastino

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #112 ([December 1968?])
From GCD
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #340 (August 1966)

Notes

Origin & 1st appearance of the Parasite

Show/hide 8. Villainous Double Dactyls Text story, 3 pages

Credits

Author
E. Nelson Bridwell
Letters
typeset

Notes

Poetry about DC villains.


Notes

Secret Origins of Super-Villains

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 30810

Entry created

  • 18/04/2007

Cover added

  • 29/04/2010

Index completed

  • 29/04/2010

Last updated

  • 02/09/2007