World's Finest Comics #280 [Direct]
(June 1982)

DC, 1941 Series
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Volume
42
Price
1.00 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1982-03-02
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Dick Giordano (managing editor); Mike W. Barr (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
Rich Buckler (signed)
Inks
Steve Mitchell (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
C-894
First Line of Dialogue or Text
If this clown comes to before Superman gets here...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman; Major Disaster; Colonel Sulphur; General Scarr; Captain Cutlass

General Scarr's Army of Crime! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Cary Burkett
Pencils
Rich Buckler
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
J-8037
Genre
superhero
Characters
General Scarr; The Trickster; The Black Hand; Captain Cutlass; Major Disaster; Colonel Sulphur; Batman; Superman
Reprints

Harmony and Discord (Table of Contents: 2)

Green Arrow / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Joey Cavalieri
Pencils
Trevor von Eeden
Inks
Larry Mahlstedt
Colors
Tom Ziuko
Letters
Phil Felix

Job Number
J-8137
Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow
Reprints

Now You Czemm...Now You Don't! (Table of Contents: 3)

Hawkman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
Alex Saviuk
Inks
Frank Chiaramonte
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Janice Chiang

Job Number
J-3099
Genre
superhero
Characters
Hawkman; Hawkgirl (flashback)
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Robin Snyder
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-1005

The Secret of the Freeman Brothers! (Table of Contents: 5)

Shazam!; Captain Marvel / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
J-8096
Genre
superhero
Characters
Marvel Family [Captain Marvel; Captain Marvel, Jr.; Mary Marvel]; Kid Eternity; Shazam; Mr. Keeper; Captain Nazi (flashback)

Indexer Notes

Kid Eternity becomes a supporting character for the next few issues.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["If this clown comes to before Superman gets here..."]
    Superman and Batman
  2. 1. General Scarr's Army of Crime!
    Superman and Batman
  3. 2. Harmony and Discord
    Green Arrow
  4. 3. Now You Czemm...Now You Don't!
    Hawkman
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    From the World's Finest Fans
  6. 5. The Secret of the Freeman Brothers!
    Shazam!; Captain Marvel
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