(February-March 1979)

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Volume
38
Price
1.00 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1978-11-07
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893073003
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); Jack C. Harris (editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched (squarebound #161, 170, 179, 188, 223-228, 230)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #162.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Jim Aparo (signed)
Inks
Jim Aparo (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
C-908
First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm helpless! The living Bat-God is destroying Superman!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Superman; Captain Marvel; Black Canary; Green Arrow; The Creeper
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Wraparound cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

World's Finest / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack C. Harris
Pencils
Don Newton (signed)
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger (signed)
Letters
Jim Aparo

Job Number
J-5618
Characters
Green Arrow; Superman; Batman; The Creeper; Black Canary; Marvel Family [Mary Marvel; Captain Marvel]

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

Thou Shalt Have No Other Batman Before Me! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Bob Haney
Pencils
José Luis García-López
Inks
Dan Adkins; Frank Chiaramonte
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
J-5624
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Superman; Lana Lang; Morgan Edge; Thomas Wayne; Jud Dugan; Paul Wainwright; John Wainwright
Reprints
Keywords
Australia; Dalton Corners; Justice League Satellite; Metropolis; WGBS-TV

Indexer Notes

The story has separate chapter titles: Part 1 - This Cape This Cowl!; Part 2 - Go West, Super-Hero!; Part 3 - Sleeper... Awake!

Nothing but a Man (Table of Contents: 3)

Green Arrow / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Elliot S! Maggin
Pencils
Trevor von Eeden
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Clem Robins; Ben Oda

Job Number
J-5332
Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Canary; Green Arrow; Clark Kent; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Flash [Barry Allen]; Wonder Woman; Aquaman; Supergirl; Carol Ferris; Ralph Halstead; Jack Major; Thaddeus Cable
Keywords
mayoral election; Star City; WGBS-TV

Indexer Notes

Oliver finally runs for election as a mayoral candidate.

Furious Fran and the Dagger Lady (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Steve Ditko
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
J-5567
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Creeper; Fran Daye; Dagger Lady; Lulu Trane; Sam Hagen
Reprints
Keywords
Gotham City

Dreamdancer (Table of Contents: 5)

Shazam!; Captain Marvel / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Don Newton
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
J-5551
Genre
superhero
Characters
Bulletman (origin recapped); Bulletgirl (origin recapped); Marvel Family [Captain Marvel; Mary Marvel]; Dreamdancer; Sterling Morris; Mrs. Bromfield; Leo Thorn
Reprints
Keywords
Greenwich Village; New York City; WHIZ

World's Finest Preview Page (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Jack C. Harris [as JCH]
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger; Don Newton (illustration)
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger; Don Newton (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-203

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Letters of comment from Djan Kovacevic, Donald G. Shelton and Daren Goodhart.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I'm helpless! The living Bat-God is destroying Superman!"]
    Superman and Batman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    World's Finest
  3. 2. Thou Shalt Have No Other Batman Before Me!
    Superman and Batman
  4. 3. Nothing but a Man
    Green Arrow
  5. 4. Furious Fran and the Dagger Lady
    The Creeper
  6. 5. Dreamdancer
    Shazam!; Captain Marvel
  7. 6. World's Finest Preview Page
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    From the World's Finest Fans
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