The Best of DC #34

DC Comics

United States

Published
March 1983
Page count
100
Cover price
1.25 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/37186

Credits

Editing
Bob Rozakis
Nicola Cuti
Carl Gafford

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (Metal Men) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Metal Men
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Metal Men [Iron; Gold; Lead; Mercury; Tin; Platinum]; Chemo

Credits

Pencils
Ed Hannigan [as Hannigan]
Inks
Bruce Patterson (signed with symbol)
Show/hide 1. Best of DC -- Metal Men Foreword, introduction, preface, afterword, 1 page

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside front cover. Table of contents.

Show/hide 2. The Flaming Fiend! (Metal Men) Comic story, 47 pages

Featuring

Feature
Metal Men
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Metal Men [Gold; Iron; Lead; Mercury; Tin; Platinum]; Doc Magnus; Von Vroom

Credits

Script
Bob Kanigher
Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Mike Esposito

Reprint history

First print
United States
Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #38 (May-June 1962)
The Nightmare Menace!  (Combined with The Day the Metal Men Melted from Showcase)
Also printed
Australia
Mighty Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #31 ([September 1962?])
The Nightmare Menace
From GCD
from Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #37 (March-April 1962)
from Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #38 (May-June 1962)

Notes

"The Flaming Doom" and "The Nightmare Menace" printed as one long story.

Show/hide 3. The Deathless Doom! (Metal Men) Comic story, 49 pages

Featuring

Feature
Metal Men
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Metal Men [Gold; Iron; Lead; Mercury; Tin; Platinum]; Doc Magnus; Chemo

Credits

Script
Bob Kanigher
Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Mike Esposito

Reprint history

From GCD
from Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #39 (July-August)
from Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #40 (September-October)

Notes

combined with "The Day the Metal Men Melted" into one long story.

Show/hide 4. Metal Facts and Fancies Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Mike Esposito

Reprint history

From GCD
in Super Adventure Album (K. G. Murray, 1976 series) #4

Notes

inside back cover

Show/hide 5. 2 Epic-Length Adventures (Metal Men) Foreword, introduction, preface, afterword, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Metal Men
Characters
Metal Men [Gold; Lead; Iron; Mercury; Tin; Platinum]; Doc Magnus

Notes

Back cover. Promo for the interior stories.


Notes

Mislabeled #497 on cover. From Bob Rozakis, DC production manager at the time: "The price box was picked up from the ADVENTURE COMICS DIGEST. As I recall, we told the printer to strip in the price from ADVENTURE and they took the entire box." (via e-mail, January 1, 2011.)

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 36567

Entry created

  • 05/06/2008

Index completed

  • 16/08/2014

Last updated

  • 16/08/2014