World's Finest Comics #284 [Direct]
(October 1982)

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Volume
42
Price
0.60 USD; 0.20 GBP; 0.75 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1982-06-29
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Dick Giordano (managing editor); Marv Wolfman (editor); Ernie Colon (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
Keith Giffen (signed)
Inks
Larry Mahlstedt (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
C-110
Genre
superhero
Characters
Composite Superman; Superman; Batman; Legion of Super-Heroes [Princess Projectra; Wildfire; Lightning Lass; Cosmic Boy; Colossus; Shrinking Violet; Saturn Girl]

I... Amalgamax (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman and Batman / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Burkett
Pencils
George Tuska
Inks
Frank McLaughlin
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Adam Kubert

Job Number
J-8351
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman; Composite Superman; Amalgamax [Xan]; Legion of Super-Heroes [Princess Projectra; Wildfire; Lightning Lass; Cosmic Boy; Colossus; Shrinking Violet; Saturn Girl]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Tuska credited as "artist." Nick Caputo removed Tuska as inker; McLaughlin inks credit from The Comic Reader #203.

Amalgamax previously appeared as Xan in World's Finest Comics #168.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

From the World's Finest Fans / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Tamsyn O'Flynn
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger (illustration)
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-1142

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from John Pretzer, John Brittan, Wallace Lee Hopkins and Mike Sopp.
Most of second page is DC Coming Comics column for comics on sale August 5th and August 12th.

When the Old ...Clock Died! (Table of Contents: 3)

Green Arrow / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Mike W. Barr
Pencils
Dan Spiegle
Inks
Dan Spiegle
Colors
Tom Ziuko
Letters
Adam Kubert
Editing
Len Wein

Job Number
J-8347
Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow; Clock King

Indexer Notes

Last back-up story in World's Finest. Green Arrow moves to Detective Comics with #521.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman and Batman
  2. 1. I... Amalgamax
    Superman and Batman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    From the World's Finest Fans
  4. 3. When the Old ...Clock Died!
    Green Arrow
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