World's Finest Comics #291 [Direct-Sales]
(May 1983)

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Volume:
43
Price:
0.60 USD; 0.75 CAD; 0.25 GBP
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1983-02-01
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Editing:
Marv Wolfman
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

This issue has variants.

Circulation statement says 65,000 average paid circulation over the last year, and 81,000 for the latest issue.


["Flee, surface-dwellers!"] (Table of Contents)

Superman and Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Walter Simonson (signed)
Inks:
Walter Simonson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-356

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Batman; Stalagron
Reprints:

The Strange Saga of Stalagron (Table of Contents)

Superman and Batman / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Doug Moench
Pencils:
Adrian Gonzales
Inks:
Tony DeZuniga
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
Ben Oda
Editing:
Marv Wolfman; Roger Slifer
Job Number:
J-8713

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Batman; Stalagron (origin)
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Meanwhile... / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

From the World's Finest Comics Fans / letters page / 1.75 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Rozakis [as Ted P. Skimmer]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-1310

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from David Mercury, Brian Ahern, Kent A. Phenis, Dave Patterson, Patrick Craig, Jon Gruber, Franklin A. Crawford III, Delmo Walters Jr., Jef Peckham and Gary D. Robinson.

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

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Paul Levitz
Letters:
typeset
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Flee, surface-dwellers!"]
    Superman and Batman
  2. 1. The Strange Saga of Stalagron
    Superman and Batman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Meanwhile...
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    From the World's Finest Comics Fans
  5. 4. Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Matthew Head
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Lou Mougin
  • Craig Delich
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