World's Finest Comics #275 [Direct]
(January 1982)

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Volume
42
Price
1.00 USD; 0.30 GBP
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1981-10-06
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
Ross Andru
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
C-773
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Metropolis is -- Ablaze! Gotham City -- Frozen! Some say the world will end in fire... ...Some say in ice!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover art credits from The Comic Reader #195. Nick Caputo suggests Pablo Marcos inks.

Summer Nights Winter Days! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils
Rich Buckler
Inks
Frank McLaughlin
Colors
Michele Wolfman
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
J-7823
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman; Mr. Freeze
Reprints

Archer in a Cage (Table of Contents: 2)

Green Arrow and Black Canary / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Mike W. Barr
Pencils
Trevor von Eeden
Inks
Larry Mahlstedt
Colors
Tom Ziuko
Letters
Pierre Bernard Jr. [as Bernard Jr.]

Job Number
J-7782
Genre
superhero
Characters
Oliver Queen [Green Arrow]; Black Canary
Reprints

Soul Shriek! (Table of Contents: 3)

Zatanna / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Dan Spiegle
Inks
Dan Spiegle
Colors
Bob LeRose
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
J-7789
Genre
superhero
Characters
Zatanna
Reprints

Matter...Matter Everywhere! (Table of Contents: 4)

Hawkman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
Alex Saviuk
Inks
Rodin Rodriguez
Colors
Bob LeRose
Letters
Phil Felix

Job Number
J-7698
Genre
superhero
Characters
Hawkman; Flash [Barry Allen]; Matter Master
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This starts a multiple-issue serial.

The Snatching of Billy Batson! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Don Newton
Inks
Dan Adkins
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Todd Klein

Job Number
J-7806
Genre
superhero
Characters
Shazam

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

From the World's Finest Fans / letters page / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis [as Ted P. Skimmer]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

On inside of the back cover. Letters of comment from Dan Coakley and Neil Ahlquist.

#86 Gaspar Saladino (Table of Contents: 7)

DC Profile / text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Mike W. Barr [as Michael C. Carmichael]
Letters
typeset

Genre
biography

Indexer Notes

On the inside of the back cover.

Volume 81 Issue 15 - October, 1981 (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Metropolis is -- Ablaze! Gotham City -- Frozen! Some say the world will end in fire... ...Some say in ice!"]
    Superman and Batman
  2. 1. Summer Nights Winter Days!
    Superman and Batman
  3. 2. Archer in a Cage
    Green Arrow and Black Canary
  4. 3. Soul Shriek!
    Zatanna
  5. 4. Matter...Matter Everywhere!
    Hawkman
  6. 5. The Snatching of Billy Batson!
    Shazam!; Captain Marvel
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    From the World's Finest Fans
  8. 7. #86 Gaspar Saladino
    DC Profile
  9. 8. Volume 81 Issue 15 - October, 1981
    Daily Planet
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