(April-May 1979)

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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:
0709893073005
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

Circulation statement: 85,000 average; 63,000 latest.


["Stop the experiment!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-934

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Batman; Lar-On; Sandy Terry; Hawkman; Hawkwoman; Black Canary; Green Arrow; Black Lightning; Captain Marvel
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Wrap-around cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Harris
Pencils:
Dick Giordano (signed)
Inks:
Dick Giordano (signed)
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-5931

Characters:
Black Lightning; Batman; Green Arrow; Black Canary; Hawkman; Hawkwoman

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Werewolf of Krypton! (Table of Contents)

Superman and Batman / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script:
Dennis O'Neil
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
J-5865

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Superman; General Zod; Lar-On; Professor Jeremiah Terry; Sandy Terry
Reprints:

Encounter With a Dark Avenger! (Table of Contents)

Green Arrow / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Dennis O'Neil
Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Frank Chiaramonte
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
J-5635

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Lightning; Green Arrow; Tobias Whale

Indexer Notes

Lead-in to Black Lightning strip next issue.

The Night the Cry Failed! (Table of Contents)

Black Canary / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Conway
Pencils:
Jose Delbo
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
Milt Snapinn
Job Number:
J-5835

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Canary; Green Arrow

Prey of the Harpies (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Englehart
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
Ben Oda
Editing:
Julius Schwartz
Job Number:
S-3044

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hawkgirl; Hawkman; Superman; Harpies
Synopsis:
Vs the Harpies from Hawkman #8.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Continued from the Showcase 101-103 run. Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (April 2007). Story was purchased by Schwartz to be run in Detective Comics, but the feature was moved to World's Finest Comics.

The Gamester's Death Wager! (Table of Contents)

Shazam! / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
Don Newton
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
Adrienne Roy
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino; Milt Snapinn
Job Number:
J-5843

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Marvel Family [Captain Marvel; Mary Marvel]; The Gamester; Merrill Batson; Jocelyn Batson; Miss Jameson
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

From the World's Finest Fans / letters page / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
Jack C. Harris
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-233

Indexer Notes

On inside of back cover. Letters of comment from Mike Bates and Mike Fedik.

Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Arthur Gutowitz
Letters:
typeset
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Stop the experiment!"]
    Superman and Batman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Werewolf of Krypton!
    Superman and Batman
  4. 3. Encounter With a Dark Avenger!
    Green Arrow
  5. 4. The Night the Cry Failed!
    Black Canary
  6. 5. Prey of the Harpies
    Hawkman
  7. 6. The Gamester's Death Wager!
    Shazam!
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    From the World's Finest Fans
  9. 8. Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Matthew Head
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Lou Mougin
  • Craig Delich
  • Clayton Emery
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