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Issue Details

Issue #8
Published July-August 1976
Frequency Bi-monthly
Cover Price 0.30 USD
Pages 36
Editing Julius Schwartz

Cover Details

Characters Joker; Scarecrow [Jonathan Crane]
Genre superhero
Pencils Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua] (signed)
Inks Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua] (signed)

1 page Superman; Hostess advertisement "Superman Saves the Earth"

Characters Superman; aliens
Synopsis Aliens want to destroy the Earth as it is a backward planet of no use, until Superman introduces them to Hostess Cup Cakes.
Genre Superhero
Script E. Nelson Bridwell (?)
Pencils Curt Swan
Inks Vince Colletta
Letters Ben Oda
Notes Hostess Cup Cakes ad. Inside front cover.

17 page Joker story "The Scarecrow's Fearsome Face-Off!"

Characters Joker; Scarecrow [Jonathan Crane]; Southpaw (Joker's henchman); Tooth (Joker's henchman); Dr. Farr; Nightmare (Scarecrow's pet raven); Sonny November; Jerry (student)
Synopsis When the Joker makes a robbery dressed as the Scarecrow, the real Scarecrow hunts him down to exact revenge.
Genre superhero
Script Elliot Maggin
Pencils Irv Novick
Inks Tex Blaisdell
Notes Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (May 2007).
Reprinted in L├Ąderlappen (Semic Press AB, 1976 series) #10/1979

1 page Superman public service announcement "Justice for All Includes Children, 5"

Characters Superman
Synopsis Superman explains to some teen-agers that crashing a party you were not invited to is wrong.
Genre Children

1 page The Joker's Ha-Hacienda letters page

Letters Typeset