World's Finest Comics #281 [Direct]
(July 1982)

DC, 1941 Series
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Volume
42
Price
1.00 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1982-04-06
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Dick Giordano (managing editor); Dave Manak (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
Gil Kane (signed)
Inks
Gil Kane (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
C-925
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman; Major Disastor; Captain Cutlass; General Scarr; Colonel Sulphur
Reprints

War in the Streets! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Cary Burkett
Pencils
Irv Novick
Inks
Frank Chiaramonte
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman, Batman; Captain Cutlass; Major Disaster; Colonel Sulphur; General Scarr; Flash [Barry Allen]; Firestorm; Wonder Woman
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues from the previous issue.

The Forgotten People (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
Editing
Len Wein

Job Number
J-8189
Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow

Out into Space in Ships! (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-8147
Genre
superhero
Characters
Hawkman
Synopsis
Hawkman continues his search for Hawkwoman.
Reprints

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

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

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

Job Number
L-1035

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from M. J. Bailey, Lise Leveillee and Mark Lagasse.

The One-Worm Monster Society! (Table of Contents: 5)

Shazam! / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Don Newton
Inks
John Calnan
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Phil Felix

Job Number
J-8176
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Mary Marvel; Captain Marvel, Jr.; Freeman; Kid Eternity; Mr. Mind (villain)

Indexer Notes

The Captain Marvel logo does not appear on the title page of this installment.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman and Batman
  2. 1. War in the Streets!
    Superman and Batman
  3. 2. The Forgotten People
    Green Arrow
  4. 3. Out into Space in Ships!
    Hawkman
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    From the World's Finest Fans
  6. 5. The One-Worm Monster Society!
    Shazam!
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