The Best of DC #42

DC Comics

United States

Published
November 1983
Page count
100
Cover price
1.25 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/37905

Credits

Editing
Nicola Cuti

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (Superman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Dick Giordano
Editing
Nicola Cuti
Show/hide 1. The Legion of Super-Creatures! (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein

Reprint history

From GCD
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #326 (July 1965)
Show/hide 2. The Midget Menace (Superman) Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 3. The Thing from 40,000 A.D.! (Superman) Comic story, 10 pages
Show/hide 4. The Invulnerable Enemy (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages
Show/hide 5. The Interplanetary Circus! (Superman) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Robert Bernstein
Art
Al Plastino

Reprint history

From GCD
from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #145 (May 1961)
Show/hide 6. Jimmy Olsen's Private Monster! (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Superman [Clark Kent]; TNT Gang; Lucy Lane; Lois Lane

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
John Forte

Reprint history

From GCD
from Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #43 (March 1960)

Synopsis

A monster appears whenever Jimmy uses his signal watch.

Show/hide 7. The Creature of 1,000 Disguises (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages
Show/hide 8. The Super-Human Bomb! (Superman) Comic story, 14 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Brainiac; Grax; Lois Lane

Credits

Script
Jim Shooter
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #342 (October 1966)
The Super-Human Bomb!
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #95 ([July 1967?])
The Super-Human Bomb
 
Australia
Superman Presents Supergirl Comic (KG Murray, 1973 series) #22 ([November 1976?])
The Super-Human Bomb!
From GCD
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #342 (October 1966)

Notes

Inks credit is given to Wayne Boring in the GCD listing for the original story.

Show/hide 9. A Doghouse for Superman! (Superman) Comic story, 10 pages
Show/hide 10. Untitled Illustration, 1 page

Credits

Pencils
Howard Bender
Inks
Dick Giordano

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 38798

Cover added

  • 06/05/2010

Index completed

  • 06/05/2010