World's Finest Comics #271 [Direct]
(September 1981)

DC, 1941 Series
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Volume
41
Price
1.00 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1981-05-26
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Len Wein (editor); Mike W. Barr (associate 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.

On-sale date from copyright registration.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
George Pérez
Inks
George Pérez
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
C-676
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Superman; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover includes background of earlier World's Finest covers by Curt Swan and Stan Kaye.

The Secrets Behind "The Secret Origins of the Superman/Batman Team" (Table of Contents: 1)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Introductory text article on inside of the front cover.

The Secret Origins of the Superman and Batman Team! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman and Batman / comic story / 48 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas; Jack C. Harris (contribution); E. Nelson Bridwell (contribution)
Pencils
Rich Buckler
Inks
Frank McLaughlin
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
J-7218 ?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Lana Lang; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Atoman (villain)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Roy Thomas tries to piece together all the previous "first meetings" of the pair.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Includes preview for Adventure Comics #485 featuring Dial "H" for Hero and Fred Hembeck strip featuring Black Canary and Green Arrow.

#76 Jose Delbo (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Mike W. Barr [as Michael C. Carmichael]
Pencils
Jose Delbo ? (illustration)
Inks
Jose Delbo (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Genre
biography

Indexer Notes

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

Volume 81 Issue 7 - June, 1981 (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman and Batman
  2. 1. The Secrets Behind "The Secret Origins of the Superman/Batman Team"
  3. 2. The Secret Origins of the Superman and Batman Team!
    Superman and Batman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Daily Planet Feature Page; Ask the Answer Man; Hembeck
  5. 4. #76 Jose Delbo
    DC Profiles
  6. 5. Volume 81 Issue 7 - June, 1981
    Daily Planet
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