DC Super Stars

DC Super Stars

DC Super Stars

Category:
Comic

Status:
Completed

Alternate name:
DC Super Stars 1978

Released:
1978

Author:
Bob Haney, Dick Giordano

Genres:
DC Comics, Action, Adventure, Superhero

Summary

DC Super Stars was a comic book anthology series published by DC Comics from March 1976 to February 1978. Starting off as a reprint title, it finished its run with original stories. A recurring feature of the titles early run was DC Super-Stars of Space, special issues reprinting Silver Age science-fiction stories starring such characters as Adam Strange, Hawkman, the Atomic Knights, Space Cabbie, Captain Comet, Tommy Tomorrow, the Star Rovers, and Space Ranger.<br />The series middle period was marked by theme issues — Aquaman, heroes with guns, sports, magic-users — until issue #12, which heralded the titles second original story, featuring Superboy. From that point until DC Super Stars was cancelled after issue #18, the series contained new stories about a range of different characters (some being showcased for their own titles), as well as a collection of secret origin stories. The Bronze Age Huntress made her first appearance in DC Super Stars #17 (November/December 1977) in a story written by Paul Levitz and drawn by Joe Staton and Bob Layton.