Showcase #97 Regular Joe Staton & Joe Orlando Cover (1978)
Condition Notes: Estimated as a 6.5
Publisher: DC Comics
Cover Artist: Joe Staton
Description:Power Girl breaks through the roof of Gotham Citys Central Electronics factory, interrupting a robbery in progress; The thieves boss is looking for the micro-transformers produced by Central, and claims that even Power Girl cant stop them; Power Girl goes about proving them wrong, by taking out three of the four high-tech thieves; A ricocheting bullet delays Power Girl from apprehending the fourth thief, who flees the scene; The thief uses a high-tech escape vehicle, and takes a detour through the Gotham City Rail Line; This barely slows Power Girl down, who catches up to the thief, and disarms his explosive suicide jacket; Power Girl relaxes outside the city, thinking back on her life; She remembers her life on Argo City, when Zor-L and Allura, her parents, put her in an escape pod to escape Argo Citys death; Her rocket sent her to Earth, to become Power Girl; After calming down from her trip down memory lane, she returns to Gotham. Batman stars in a one-page Hostess ad, "Sable Lady."