World's Finest Comics #265 [Direct]
(October-November 1980)

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Volume
40
Price
1.00 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
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

This issue has variants.


Magic Menace This Way Comes! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Job Number
C-417
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Red Tornado (inset)
Reprints

Magic Menace This Way Comes! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman and Batman and Robin / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Burkett
Pencils
Ric Estrada
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
J-6645
Genre
superhero
Characters
Robin [Dick Grayson]; Batman; Superman; Simon Magus; Merlin; Balrog
Reprints

One Red Rose for Never! (Table of Contents: 2)

Green Arrow / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Haney
Pencils
Trevor von Eeden
Inks
Jimmy Janes
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
J-6635
Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow; Black Canary; George Taylor; Elizar van Wyck; Jarrett van Wyck
Reprints

A Matter of Good Taste (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Batgirl; Hostess Twinkies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Volume 80 Issue 22 - October, 1980 (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Daily Planet / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1.67 pages (report information)

#65 Vince Colletta (Table of Contents: 5)

DC Profile / text article / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Mike W. Barr
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Part of Daily Planet Extra page.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

This Hostage World (Table of Contents: 7)

Hawkman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
J. M. DeMatteis
Pencils
Ken Landgraf
Inks
Armando Gil
Colors
Bob LeRose
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
J-6563
Genre
superhero
Characters
Hawkman; V'Lonna; Superman; Wonder Woman; Green Arrow (flashback); George Emmett
Reprints

Journey Through the Past! (Table of Contents: 8)

Red Tornado / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
J. M. DeMatteis
Pencils
Jose Delbo
Inks
Kim DeMulder
Colors
Lynne Gelfer
Letters
Shelly Leferman

Job Number
J-6741
Genre
superhero
Characters
T. O. Morrow; Red Tornado [Ma Hunkel] (flashback); JSA (flashback); Hourman (flashback); Dr. Fate (flashback); Starman (flashback); The Flash [Jay Garrick] (flashback); Mr. Terrific (flashback); Sandman (flashback); Green Lantern [Alan Scott] (flashback); The Atom [Al Pratt] (flashback); Hawkman (Earth 2) (flashback); Hawkman (Earth 1, flashback); The Elongated Man (flashback); Kathy Sutton (flashback); Black Canary (flashback); Traya (flashback)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Background recap.

The Plot Against the Human Race (Table of Contents: 9)

Shazam!; Captain Marvel / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Don Newton
Inks
Frank Chiaramonte
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
J-6691
Genre
superhero
Characters
King Kull (villain); Mr. Atom (villain); Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Mr. Mind; Captain Marvel, Jr.; Professor Edgewise
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

From the World's Finest Fans / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jack C. Harris
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-573

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Kent A. Phenis, Ken Metzger, and James DeMarco.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Magic Menace This Way Comes!
    Superman and Batman
  2. 1. Magic Menace This Way Comes!
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  3. 2. One Red Rose for Never!
    Green Arrow
  4. 3. A Matter of Good Taste
    Batgirl; Hostess Twinkies
  5. 4. Volume 80 Issue 22 - October, 1980
    Daily Planet
  6. 5. #65 Vince Colletta
    DC Profile
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  8. 7. This Hostage World
    Hawkman
  9. 8. Journey Through the Past!
    Red Tornado
  10. 9. The Plot Against the Human Race
    Shazam!; Captain Marvel
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    From the World's Finest Fans
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