(April-May 1979)

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Volume
38
Price
1.00 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1979-01-09
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893073005
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 #164.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
C-934
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Stop the experiment!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman; Lar-On; Sandy Terry; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Hawkgirl [Shayera Hol]; Black Canary [Dinah Laurel Lance]; Green Arrow; Black Lightning; Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Wraparound cover.

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

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack C. Harris
Pencils
Dick Giordano (signed)
Inks
Dick Giordano (signed)
Letters
Ben Oda

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: 2)

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 [Bruce Wayne]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Lar-On (introduction); Phantom Zone inhabitants [General Zod]; Professor Jeremiah Terry; Sandy Terry
Reprints
Keywords
Phantom Zone

Encounter with a Dark Avenger! (Table of Contents: 3)

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 [Jefferson Pierce]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Tobias Whale

Indexer Notes

Lead-in to Black Lightning strip next issue.

The Night the Cry Failed! (Table of Contents: 4)

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 [Dinah Laurel Lance]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]

Prey of the Harpies (Table of Contents: 5)

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 (uncredited); Jack C. Harris (credited)

Job Number
S-3044
Genre
superhero
Characters
Hawkgirl [Shayera Hol]; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Harpies
Synopsis
Vs the Harpies from Hawkman #8.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Story was purchased by Schwartz to be run in Detective Comics, but the feature was moved to World's Finest Comics.

Story continues from the Showcase #101-103 run.

The Gamester's Death Wager! (Table of Contents: 6)

Shazam!; Captain Marvel / 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 [Billy Batson]; Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]]; The Gamester; Merrill Batson; Jocelyn Batson; Miss Jameson
Reprints

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

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

Script
Jack C. Harris [as JCH]
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger (illustration)
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger (illustration)
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: 8)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Arthur Gutowitz
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
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!; Captain Marvel
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    From the World's Finest Fans
  9. 8. Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation
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