The "DC 100 Page Super Spectacular" series was the "next wave" of giants featuring reprint stories in DC's vast trove of tales during the 1971 "rebirth" of DC Comics, when the Superman titles were taken over by Julius Schwartz after the retirement of Mort Weisinger, who had overseen all Superman-related comics since the early 1950's. The first was the "80 pg. Giant", which ran as an annual and then alternately as its own title and as part of regular, ongoing titles throughout the 1960s. As page count dropped to accommodate the 25¢ price, they became simply "Giant" comics and were phased out a month or so prior to the appearance of the "DC 100 Page Super Spectacular" series.
The "100 Page" count included both sides of the front and back covers as pages. All of the numbered issues appearing under this title featured beautiful wrap-around covers with all editorial content (no ads).
No issues #1-3. Becomes 100-Page Super Spectacular #14-22.
Numbers 7 to 13 are listed under the individual titles in which they appeared: #7 (Superman #245), #8 (Batman #238), #9 (Our Army at War #242), #10 (Adventure Comics #416), #11 (Flash #214), #12 (Superboy #185). #13 (Superman #252).
All distributed in the UK apart from #5 and #19 which were ND and therefore always cents copies. #5 is really hard to find and has become quite valuable in recent years!
Highly collectible series! Great reading too.
|Total £||31.40||62.70||93.60||191.00||348.00||759.96||1,610||2,020||2,420||Total title value in pounds in UK markets|
|Total $||54.15||108.00||160.00||333.00||624.80||1,320.00||2,770||3,470||4,160||Total title value in dollars in US markets|