The Best of DC #6

DC Comics

United States

Published
July-August 1980
Page count
100
Cover price
0.95 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/34503

Credits

Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor)
Julius Schwartz (editor)
E. Nelson Bridwell (associate editor)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Daily Planet (Superman; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; The Private Life of Clark Kent) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; The Private Life of Clark Kent
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-5023
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen

Credits

Pencils
Ross Andru (signed)
Inks
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colours
?
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 1. Best of DC -- Daily Planet Table of contents, 1 page

Credits

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. Clark Kent's Masquerade As Superman! (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Perry White; Lois Lane; "Iron Ike"

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
Al Plastino
Colours
?
Letters
?
Show/hide 3. How Lois Lane Got Her Job (Lois Lane) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman [also as Clark Kent]; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colours
?
Letters
?

Synopsis

Lois remembers three scoops she got before she met Superman.

Show/hide 4. Jimmy Olsen's 1,000th Scoop! (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Robert Bernstein
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
John Forte
Colours
?
Letters
?
Show/hide 5. The Super-Cigars of Perry White! (Superman) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Perry White; Arnie Carter

Credits

Script
Elliot Maggin
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colours
?
Letters
?

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #436 (June 1974)
The Super-Cigars of Perry White!
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (KG Murray, 1974 series) #188 ([June 1975?])
The Super-Cigars of Perry White
 
United States
Superman: Daily Planet (DC, 2006 series) ([March] 2006)
The Super-Cigars of Perry White!
Show/hide 6. Clark Kent, Gentleman Journalist! (Superman) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Harvey Grey; Griselda Grey; Egbert Smills

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colours
?
Letters
?
Show/hide 7. Dear Dr. Cupid! (Lois Lane) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman [also as Clark Kent]; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Bill the mailman

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger (signed)
Colours
?
Letters
?
Show/hide 8. The Last Headline! (The Private Life of Clark Kent) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Private Life of Clark Kent
Genre
Humor; superhero
Characters
Morgan Edge (villain); Clark Kent; Laura Conway; Perry White; Zack Dawson; Lois Lane; Steve Lombard; Lola Barnett; Jimmy Olsen; Ryan Lowell

Credits

Script
Martin Pasko
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Tex Blaisdell
Colours
?
Letters
?
Show/hide 9. The Superman Spectaculars (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

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

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colours
?
Letters
?
Show/hide 10. Jimmy Olsen, Editor-in-Chief! (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Lois Lane; Robert Burke

Credits

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colours
?
Letters
?
Show/hide 11. The End of the Planet! (Superman) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; John Wilton; "Skip" Enders

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Art
Al Plastino
Colours
?
Letters
?

Synopsis

When newspaper mogul John Wilton buys the Daily Planet and immediately shuts it down, the former employees start their own paper, gathering scoops in the new jobs they have taken to pay the bills. But Wilton tries to shut down this new competitor permanently.

Show/hide 12. The Daily Planet Story Text article, 1 page

Featuring

Code
S-5024-A

Credits

Author
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Art
?
Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside back cover. Daily Planet logo and text.

Show/hide 13. Daily Planet Foreword, introduction, preface, afterword, 1 page

Credits

Script
?
Colours
?
Letters
typeset

Notes

Back cover; yellow background. Newspaper style promo for stories in the issue. Only illustration is Daily Planet logo.


Notes

Copyright © 1980. On-sale date from Comic Reader #178.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 37373

Entry created

  • 18/09/2008

Index completed

  • 03/12/2019

Last updated

  • 03/12/2019