World's Finest Comics #268 [Direct]
(April-May 1981)

DC, 1941 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
Volume
41
Price
1.00 USD
Pages
52
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.


The 12 Coins of Power! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Dick Giordano (signed)
Inks
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
C-546
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman; Dr. Zodiac; Green Arrow (inset); Shazam (inset); Hawkman (inset); Red Tornado (inset)
Reprints

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

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

Script
Jack C. Harris [as JCH]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Letters of comment from Kent A. Phenis and Nick Jenny.

The Twelve Coins of Power! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman and Batman / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Burkett
Pencils
Romeo Tanghal
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
J-7163
Genre
superhero
Characters
Dr. Zodiac; Superman; Batman; Comissioner Gordon; Alfred Pennyworth; Jimmy Olsen; Lori Lemaris; Ronal; Ar-Phazel; Morgan Edge
Reprints

The Blade of Death (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Bud Simons
Pencils
Trevor von Eeden
Inks
Brett Breeding
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
J-6686
Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow
Reprints

Whose Body Is It Anyway? (Table of Contents: 4)

Red Tornado / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway (script); J. M. DeMatteis (plot)
Pencils
Jose Delbo
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
Phil Rachelson
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
J-7007
Genre
superhero
Characters
Red Tornado; T. O. Morrow
Reprints

Your City or Your Life! (Table of Contents: 5)

Hawkman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
Alex Saviuk
Inks
Rodin Rodriguez
Colors
Bob LeRose
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
J-7091
Genre
superhero
Characters
Hawkman; Lord Insectus; Hawkgirl
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues from the previous issue.

A Sleep and the Deep (Table of Contents: 6)

Shazam!; Captain Marvel / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Don Newton
Inks
Steve Mitchell
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Todd Klein

Job Number
J-7120
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel, Jr. (origin retold); Captain Marvel
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Begins to set up the connection between Captain Marvel, Jr. and Kid Eternity, finally revealed in #279.

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

Daily Planet Feature Page; Ask the Answer Man; Hembeck / text article / 0.6 page (report information)

Script
?; Fred Hembeck
Pencils
?; Fred Hembeck
Inks
?; Fred Hembeck
Letters
typeset; Fred Hembeck

Characters
Superman; Batman; Billy Batson

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Includes crossword puzzle and Fred Hembeck strip featuring Superman, Batman, and Billy Batson.

#70 Jimmy Janes (Table of Contents: 8)

DC Profiles / text article / 0.4 page (report information)

Script
Mike W. Barr
Letters
typeset

Genre
biography

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Part of the Daily Planet Feature Page.

Volume 81 Issue 1 - January, 1981 (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The 12 Coins of Power!
    Superman and Batman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    From the World's Finest Fans
  3. 2. The Twelve Coins of Power!
    Superman and Batman
  4. 3. The Blade of Death
    Green Arrow
  5. 4. Whose Body Is It Anyway?
    Red Tornado
  6. 5. Your City or Your Life!
    Hawkman
  7. 6. A Sleep and the Deep
    Shazam!; Captain Marvel
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Daily Planet Feature Page; Ask the Answer Man; Hembeck
  9. 8. #70 Jimmy Janes
    DC Profiles
  10. 9. Volume 81 Issue 1 - January, 1981
    Daily Planet
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Nuno Miranda
  • Peter Croome
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Lou Mougin
  • Craig Delich
  • Clayton Emery
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Allen Ross