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Issue Details

Issue #452
Published July-August 1977
Cover Price 0.35 USD
Pages 36
Editing Paul Levitz

Cover Details

Characters Aquaman; Black Manta; Aqualad
Genre superhero
Pencils Jim Aparo
Inks Jim Aparo

1 page Hostess; Batman and Robin advertisement "Birds of a Feather"

Characters Batman [Bruce Wayne, Earth-1]; Robin [Dick Grayson, Earth-1]; Pigeon Person; U.S. Army personnel
Synopsis The Pigeon Person is using giant flocks to steal landmarks like the Statue of Liberty, but Batman and Robin Capture her and stop her from stealing Mount Rushmore by distracting her pigeons with Hostess Cup Cakes.
Genre Superhero
Script E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Pencils Curt Swan
Inks Vince Colletta
Letters Ben Oda
Notes An advertisement for Hostess Cup Cakes featuring DC characters and produced by DC staff.

17 page Aquaman story "Dark Destiny, Deadly Dreams"

Characters Aquaman; Aqualad; Black Manta; the Idylists; Sett; Thoran; General Horgan; Topo; Aquababy; Mera (Flashback; Cameo); Starro (Flashback; Cameo); Ambassador Diez; Mcaan; Syan
Synopsis Black Manta forces Aquaman and Aqualad to battle in the arena for the life of Aquababy.
Genre superhero
Script David Michelinie
Pencils Jim Aparo
Inks Jim Aparo
Colors Jerry Serpe
Letters Jim Aparo
Notes Series continues in Aquaman #57.

1 page Dateline: Adventure letters page

Letters Typeset

1 page Superboy; Aquaman promo (ad from the publisher)

Characters Aqualad; Superboy; Aquaman; Black Manta
Synopsis Promo for Superboy taking over the spot in Adventure Comics and Aquaman moving to his own title.
Pencils ? (Superboy); Jim Aparo (Aquaman)
Inks ? (Superboy); Jim Aparo (Aquaman)
Letters ? (Superboy); Jim Aparo (Aquaman)