The Best of DC #35

DC Comics

United States

Published
April 1983
Page count
148
Cover price
1.75 USD; 2.00 CAD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/37271

Credits

Editing
Len Wein
Nicola Cuti

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Year's Best Comics Stories Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Characters
Superman; Batman; Firestorm; Swamp Thing; Robin; Kid Flash; Starfire; Sgt. Rock; Blackhawk; Jonah Hex; Green Lantern; Captain Carrot; Legion of Super-Heroes [Colossal Boy; Ultra Boy; Sun Boy; Phantom Girl; Chameleon Boy]

Credits

Pencils
Ed Hannigan [as Hannigan]
Inks
Dick Giordano [as Giordano]

Notes

Wraparound cover.

Show/hide 1. Year's Best Comics Stories Foreword, introduction, preface, afterword, 1 page

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside front cover. Table of contents.

Show/hide 2. Dear Mom and Dad (New Teen Titans) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
New Teen Titans
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Teen Titans [Changeling [Gar Logan]; Cyborg [Victor Stone]; Kid Flash [Wally West]; Raven; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Starfire [Koriand'r; Kory Anders]; Wonder Girl [Donna Troy]]; Terry Long; VILLAIN: The Disruptor [Michael Beldon]; Brains Beldon

Credits

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
George Perez
Inks
Romeo Tanghal
Colours
Tony Tollin
Letters
Ben Oda

Reprint history

From GCD
from New Teen Titans, The (DC, 1980 series) #20 (June 1982)

Synopsis

Wally writes a letter to his parents, detailing the Titan's case against the Disruptor.

Show/hide 3. Keep Me Alive! (Sgt. Rock) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Sgt. Rock
Genre
War

Credits

Script
Bob Kanigher
Art
Frank Redondo

Reprint history

From GCD
from Sgt. Rock (DC, 1977 series) #361 (February 1982)
Show/hide 4. Plastique Is Another Word for Fear! (Firestorm) Comic story, 23 pages

Featuring

Feature
Firestorm
Characters
Plastique

Credits

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Pat Broderick
Inks
Rodin Rodriguez
Colours
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Adam Kubert

Reprint history

From GCD
from Fury of Firestorm, The (DC, 1982 series) #7 (December 1982)
Show/hide 5. In the White Room (Swamp Thing) Comic story, 17 pages

Featuring

Feature
Swamp Thing
Genre
Horror

Credits

Script
Martin Pasko
Art
Tom Yeates
Colours
Jerry Serpe
Letters
John Costanza

Reprint history

From GCD
from Saga of Swamp Thing, The (DC, 1982 series) #4 (August 1982)
Show/hide 6. Haven! (Batman) Comic story, 17 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Len Wein
Pencils
Don Newton
Inks
Frank Chiaramonte
Colours
Nansi Hoolahan
Letters
John Costanza

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #514 (May 1982)
Haven!
Also printed
Australia
Batman (Federal, 1982 series) #8 ([January 1984?])
Haven!
From GCD
from Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #514 (May 1982)
Show/hide 7. Old Friends, New Relatives, and Other Corpses! (Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 18 pages

Featuring

Feature
Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Paul Levitz
Pencils
Pat Broderick
Inks
Bruce Patterson
Colours
Shelly Leferman
Letters
John Costanza

Reprint history

From GCD
from Legion of Super-Heroes, The (DC, 1980 series) #286 (April 1982)
Show/hide 8. Manhattan Interlude (I... Vampire) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
I... Vampire
Characters
Andrew Bennett; Susan; Mary; Queen of Blood (cameo flashback)

Credits

Script
Dan Mishkin
Gary Cohn
Pencils
Adrian Gonzales
Inks
Tom Sutton
Colours
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Duncan Andrews

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #310 (November 1982)
Manhattan Interlude
Also printed
Australia
Villain of the Supernatural (Federal, 1985?) ([1985?])
Manhattan Interlude
From GCD
from House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #310 (November 1982)

Synopsis

In present-day Manhattan, Andrew meets another reluctant vampire.

Show/hide 9. When You Wish Upon a Planetoid! (Superman) Comic story, 23 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Clark Kent; Atomic Skull (villain); The Controllers; Perry White; Lois Lane; Lana Lang; Jimmy Olsen; Dr. Vale; Batman (cameo); Josh Coyle; S.T.A.R. Labs; Martha Kent (flashback); Jonathan Kent (flashback)

Credits

Script
Dan Mishkin
Gary Cohn
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colours
S. Eiber
Letters
Annette Kawecki

Reprint history

Based on
United States
DC Comics Presents (DC, 1978 series) #50 (October 1982)
When You Wish Upon a Planetoid!
Printed in
Australia
DC Comics Presents Superman and the Golden Age Superman Annual (Federal, 1984?) ([June 1984?])
When You Wish Upon a Planetoid
From GCD
from DC Comics Presents (DC, 1978 series) #50 (October 1982)
Show/hide 10. Cover - Green Lantern #158 (Green Lantern) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Green Lantern
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Keith Pollard

Reprint history

From GCD
from Green Lantern (DC, 1976 series) #158 (November 1982)
Show/hide 11. Cover - The New Teen Titans #16 (New Teen Titans) Cover reprint (on interior page), 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
New Teen Titans
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Pencils
George Perez
Inks
Romeo Tanghal

Reprint history

From GCD
from New Teen Titans, The (DC, 1980 series) #16 (February 1982)
Show/hide 12. Cover - Blackhawk #253 (Blackhawk) Cover reprint (on interior page), 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Blackhawk

Credits

Art
Dave Cockrum

Reprint history

From GCD
from Blackhawk (DC, 1982 series) #253 (December 1982)
Show/hide 13. Cover - Captain Carrot and His Amazing Zoo Crew #6 (Captain Carrot and His Amazing Zoo Crew) Cover reprint (on interior page), 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Captain Carrot and His Amazing Zoo Crew
Genre
Funny animal; superhero

Credits

Pencils
Scott Shaw
Inks
Dave Hunt

Reprint history

From GCD
from Captain Carrot and His Amazing Zoo Crew (DC, 1982 series) #6 (August 1982)
Show/hide 14. Cover - Jonah Hex #57 (Jonah Hex) Cover reprint (on interior page), 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jonah Hex
Genre
Western

Credits

Art
Tony DeZuniga

Reprint history

From GCD
from Jonah Hex (DC, 1977 series) #57 (February 1982)
Show/hide 15. How We Chose the Best Text article, 1 page

Credits

Author
Nicola Cuti
Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside back cover.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 37961

Index completed

  • 09/07/2011