(October-November 1978)

DC, 1941 Series
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Volume:
38
Price:
1.00 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
0709893073011
Editing:
Jack C. Harris
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #161, 170, 179, 188, 223-228, 230)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Though the page count went to 68 pages, down from 84, the issues do not contain any ads.


["Unmask! You've hidden under that cowl long enough!"] (Table of Contents)

Superman and Batman / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Jim Aparo (signed)
Inks:
Jim Aparo (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-804

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Superman; Princess Portia; Jon Relondas; Captain Marvel [Shazam]; Creeper; Green Arrow; Black Canary
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Wrap-around cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack C. Harris
Pencils:
Don Newton (signed)
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger (signed)
Letters:
Bill Morse
Job Number:
J-5482

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Marvel Family [Captain Marvel [Shazam]; Mary Marvel; Captain Marvel, Jr.]; Superman; Batman; Wonder Woman; Black Canary; Green Arrow; Creeper

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Wonder Woman notes the arrival of the Marvel Family to World's Finest Comics, while Black Canary wishes Wonder Woman good luck with her new feature in Adventure Comics.

The Third Face is... Death! (Table of Contents)

Superman and Batman / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Frank Chiaramonte
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
Shelly Leferman
Job Number:
J-5304

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Superman; Princess Portia [Julie Madison]; Doc Willard; Count Alexander Delos; General Lazlo
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City; Moldachia; neutron bomb; Tybern; wedding

Indexer Notes

The story has separate chapter titles: Part I - Face of the Purloined Prince; Part II - Masquerade of Menace; Part III - Faces Behind the Masks.

I Die Screaming (Table of Contents)

Green Arrow and Black Canary / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Conway
Pencils:
Trevor von Eeden
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
Shelly Leferman
Job Number:
J-5267; J-5268

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow; Black Canary; The Glorn; Hawkman; Hawkgirl
Keywords:
airport; Coast City; dazzle-arrow; Justice League Satellite; net-arrow; Star City

Indexer Notes

Crossover with Black Canary, as the two strips are intertwined in this run.

Chapter One: When the Shrieking Stops...! (10 pages).
Chapter Two: The Sound of Murder! (9 pages).

The Creeper Vs. The Wrecker (Table of Contents)

The Creeper / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Ditko
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
Shelly Leferman
Job Number:
J-5315

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Creeper; Sam Hagen; Fran Daye; Lola Bola
Reprints:
Keywords:
Cosmic Broadcasting

The Captain and the King! (Table of Contents)

Captain Marvel / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
Don Newton
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
Cory Adams
Letters:
Jean Simek
Job Number:
J-5053

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Nazi (villain); King Kull (villain); Dr. Sivana (villain); Marvel Family [Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]]; Bulletman; Beautia; Magnificus; Sterling Morris; Ebenezer Batson; Satan (villain)
Keywords:
Antarctica; Atlantic Ocean; Central Park; New York City; South Pole; WHIZ

Indexer Notes

Strip generally features all of the Marvel Family cast. Story continued from Shazam! (DC, 1973 series) #35.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

From the World's Finest Fans / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack C. Harris
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-110

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Letters of comment from Seth Spivak, Tony Edwards, Michael Wieczorek and Sam Harsh.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Unmask! You've hidden under that cowl long enough!"]
    Superman and Batman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Third Face is... Death!
    Superman and Batman
  4. 3. I Die Screaming
    Green Arrow and Black Canary
  5. 4. The Creeper Vs. The Wrecker
    The Creeper
  6. 5. The Captain and the King!
    Captain Marvel
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    From the World's Finest Fans
This issue was most recently modified by:
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