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Superman Comic Books & Graphic Novels

  • Issue #180
    World's Finest (1941) 180
    Published Nov 1968 by DC.

    Cover art by Neal Adams. Superman's Perfect Crime! starring Superman and Batman, script by Cary Bates, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; without powers, Superman takes on the costumed identity of Nova. The Batmen of All Nations!--Editors' Round Table: Batman, script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #181
    World's Finest (1941) 181
    Published Dec 1968 by DC.
    • Oxidation.
    • 3/4" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.

    Cover art by Irv Novick. The Hunter and the Hunted! starring Superman and Batman, script by Cary Bates, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; Superman's super-computer warns him to leave earth for 24 hours; Batman leaves as well. Super-Turtle humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Origin of the Bizarro World!--Tales of the Bizarro World, script by Otto Binder and Jerry Siegel, pencils by Wayne Boring and John Forte, inks by Stan Kaye; John Forte. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #182
    World's Finest (1941) 182
    Published Feb 1969 by DC.
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    • Paper: White
    • Label #2025949005

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Neal Adams. The Mad Manhunter! starring Superman and Batman, script by Cary Bates, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; Superman thinks Batman has turned into a madman, so he takes off Batman's costume to remove the supposed curse. The Hooded Terror starring Silent Knight, script by Robert Kanigher, art by Irv Novick. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #183
    World's Finest (1941) 183
    • Oxidation.
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • Cover detached at one staple. 1/2" spine split.
    • Cover detached at one staple. 1/2" Cumulative spine split.

    Cover art by Neal Adams. Superman's Crime of the Ages! starring Superman, Batman, Lex Luthor, and Brainiac, script by Leo Dorfman, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito. The Ghost Planet--Editors' Round Table, art by Sheldon Moldoff; Two scientists return from an underground expedition to discover that everyone on Earth has become invisible. Statement of ownership--average print run 772,000; average paid circulation 480,115. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #184
    World's Finest (1941) 184
    Published May 1969 by DC.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Mike Esposito. Robin's Revenge! starring Superman and Batman, script by Cary Bates, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Jack Abel; After the Automator kills the Batman, Robin devotes the next ten years of his life to hunting down the killer. When the thief dubbed Golden Gloves starts operating using technology strikingly similar to the Automator's, Superman and Robin investigate and discover that Golden Gloves isn't the Automator, but a brainwashed Batman, who was actually teleported away ten years ago by the Automator, whom they finally bring to justice. Description of the first Batman story in Detective Comics #27. John Jones' Farewell to Earth starring the Martian Manhunter, art by Joe Certa; J'onn J'onzz meets a team of security officers from Jupiter who are seeking S'Vor, an escaped criminal on Earth. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #185
    World's Finest (1941) 185
    Published Jun 1969 by DC.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #CCFB1B-034

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Neal Adams. The Galactic Gamblers starring Superman and Batman, script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; Superman and Batman are taken from Earth and forced to undergo a series of challenges. The Amazing Future Toys! starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. One-page text feature, "The Wonderful World of Comics # 11: DC Stars of Stage, Screen, Radio and Television." Brief histories of Superman, Batman, Hop Harrigan, the Vigilante, Congo Bill, Blackhawk, and Aquaman appearances in various media. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #186
    World's Finest (1941) 186
    Published Aug 1969 by DC.
    • Cover detached at one staple. Oxidation.
    • Cover detached. Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Neal Adams. The Bat Witch! starring Superman and Batman, script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; Superman and Batman travel to the 18th century to investigate Bruce Wayne's ancestor, who wears a cowl like Batman's. The Human Hot-Rodders! starring Johnny Quick, script by Otto Binder. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #187
    World's Finest (1941) 187
    Published Sep 1969 by DC.
    • 2" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson. The Demon Superman! starring Superman and Batman, script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; continued from last issue. The Green Arrow's First Case, script by Ed Herron, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Jack Kirby and Roz Kirby (backgrounds); Oliver Queen is marooned on Starfish Island, where he hones his skills as an archer and develops trick arrows; When an expedition sets out to explore the island years later, he fools them with his fake-uranium arrow. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #188
    World's Finest (1941) 188
    Published Oct 1969 by DC.
    • 1/2" Spine split from bottom.
    • 2" Cumulative spine split.
    • 2 1/2" cumulative spine split.
    • 6" Cumulative spine split. Staples added (not manufacturing).

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson. The Super-Rivals starring Superman and Batman, script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Stan Kaye. The Super-Newspaper of Gotham City starring Superman and Batman, script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Stan Kaye. The Negative Superman starring Superman and Batman, script by Ed Herron, pencils by Jim Mooney, inks by Sheldon Moldoff; Luthor's ray gun creates a negative image of Superman which acts the opposite of the real Man of Steel. The World's Worst Archer!, script by Robert Bernstein, art by Lee Elias; Chief Brave Bow helps Roy Harper become Green Arrow's new partner. The Batman Nobody Remembered, script by Bill Finger, art by Jim Mooney; Batman accidentally ends up on a parallel world where Superman and Robin are a team and Batman doesn't exist. 68 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #189
    World's Finest (1941) 189
    Published Nov 1969 by DC.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson. The Man With Superman's Heart! starring Superman and Batman, script by Cary Bates, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; Superman dies, and his will states that his organs be donated. The City That Time Forgot starring Roy Raymond, TV Detective, script by Jack Miller, art by Ruben Moreira. Digger Dugan humor page by Henry Boltinoff. A letter from Alan Light. 36 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #190
    World's Finest (1941) 190
    Published Dec 1969 by DC.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson. The Final Revenge of Luthor! starring Superman and Batman, script by Cary Bates and E. Nelson Bridwell (splash page), pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; Batman and Robin try to stop four crooks who have received Superman's transplanted organs. Casey the Cop humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Murder on the Chessboard! starring Robin, script by David Vern, art by Jim Mooney. Ollie humor page by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #191
    World's Finest (1941) 191
    Published Feb 1970 by DC.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Jack Abel. Execution on Krypton! starring Superman and Batman, script by Cary Bates, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; Superman journeys through time to the investigate the sudden appearance of his birth parents. Stone-Deaf Robin!, script by David Vern, art by Jim Mooney. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #192
    World's Finest (1941) 192
    • Writing within interior.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson. The Prison of No Escape! starring Superman and Batman, script by Bob Haney, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; Superman is trapped behind the iron curtain without his super powers. Danger in the Hall of Trophies! starring Robin, script by David Vern, art by Jim Mooney; A criminal disguises himself as a French detective in order to gain access to the Batcave. Statement of ownership--average print run 624,000; average paid circulation 266,618. 32 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #193
    World's Finest (1941) 193
    Published May 1970 by DC.
    • Staple rust.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson. The Breaking of Superman and Batman!, script by Bob Haney, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; Batman and Superman are held against their will and deprived of food. The Bellboy Wonder! starring Batman and Robin, art by Jim Mooney (reprinted from Star Spangled Comics 120 in 1951). 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #194
    World's Finest (1941) 194
    Published Jun 1970 by DC.
    • Oxidation.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson. Inside the Mafia Gang! starring Superman and Batman, script by Bob Haney, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; Superman believes Batman is the leader of the Mafia. The Weapon That Won The West!--Real Fact, script by Jack Schiff, Bernard Breslauer, and George Kashdan, art by Win Mortimer. Police Dog--Real Fact, script by Jack Schiff, Bernard Breslauer, and George Kashdan. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #195
    World's Finest (1941) 195
    Published Aug 1970 by DC.
    • Oxidation.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson. Dig Now, Die Later!, script by Bob Haney, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; Superman and Batman infiltrate the Mafia, but when Batman begins to believe he is a Mafia crime boss he orders the execution of Robin and Jimmy Olsen. The Riddle of the Super-Zoo! starring Congo Bill, script by Jack Miller, art by Howard Sherman. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #196
    World's Finest (1941) 196
    Published Sep 1970 by DC.
    • Water damage.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson. The Kryptonite Express! starring Superman and Batman, script by Bob Haney, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Roussos; a runaway train carries Kryptonite. The Flushing Remonstrance public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Bob Brown. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #197
    World's Finest (1941) 197
    Published Oct 1970 by DC.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #0282114014
    • 3/4" Cumulative spine split.
    • 2 1/4" Cumulative spine split.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson. The Capture of Superman starring Superman and Batman, script by Jerry Coleman, pencils by Jim Mooney, inks by Sheldon Moldoff; Klor of Belvos comes to Earth and demands Batman help him capture the dangerous space criminal Superman. The Feud Between Batman and Superman!, script by Edmond Hamilton, art by Curt Swan; When Batman is injured helping Superman he believes he is not helping Superman because he doesn't have any super powers; Superman takes him to Kandor where neither have super powers to get his confidence back. Prison for Heroes! starring Superman and Batman, script by Edmond Hamilton, art by Curt Swan. The Unmasked Archers! starring Green Arrow, script by Ed Herron, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Jack Kirby and Roz Kirby (backgrounds). 68 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #198
    World's Finest (1941) 198
    Published Nov 1970 by DC.

    3rd Superman/Flash race. Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson. Race to Save the Universe! starring Superman and Flash, script by Dennis O'Neil, pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Joe Giella; Superman and Flash run at twice the speed of light. Joanie Swift, Queen of Speed!--Editors' Round Table: Johnny Quick, art by Paul Norris. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #199
    World's Finest (1941) 199
    Published Dec 1970 by DC.
    • INCOMPLETE. Piece missing, does not interrupt art or story. 2" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($5.70) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($0.75) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple, marker on cover, water damage.

    3rd Superman/Flash race (continued from last issue). Cover art by Neal Adams. Race to Save Time starring Superman and Flash, script by Dennis O'Neil, pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Joe Giella; Superman and Flash race, and the winner is...Small portraits of Carmine Infantino, Joe Kubert, Dick Giordano, and Neal Adams by Adams. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #200
    World's Finest (1941) 200
    Published Feb 1971 by DC.
    • Staple rust with migration.

    Cover art by Neal Adams. Prisoners of the Immortal World! starring Superman and Robin, script by Mike Friedrich, pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Joe Giella; Aliens teleport Superman, Robin and two brothers from Hudson University to their alien world to use Superman as a living battery to power their immortality machine. Meteor Showers text article. 1971 Superman Calendar (will also work for the years 2010, 2021, 2027, 2038, 2049, and others). 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #201
    World's Finest (1941) 201

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    Cover pencils by Neal Adams, inks by Dick Giordano. A Prize of Peril! starring Superman and Green Lantern, script by Dennis O'Neil, pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Joe Giella; Superman and Green Lantern engage in a cosmic battle to save the human race. Statement of ownership--average print run 606,305; average paid circulation 333,213. Letter to the editor from comics writer Martin Pasko. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #202
    World's Finest (1941) 202
    Published May 1971 by DC.
    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case; Debris trapped between case and inner well
    • Label #0781102010

    Cover pencils by Neal Adams, inks by Dick Giordano. Vengeance of the Tomb-Thing! starring Superman and Batman, script by Dennis O'Neil, pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Joe Giella; the last Superman robot story. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #203
    World's Finest (1941) 203
    Published Jun 1971 by DC.

    Cover art by Neal Adams. Who's Minding the Earth? starring Superman and Aquaman, script by Steve Skeates, pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Joe Giella; Aquaman is unconscious while Superman has lost his vision. Letter to the editor from comics writer Martin Pasko. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #204
    World's Finest (1941) 204
    Published Aug 1971 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.50) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Scratch on front of case
    • Label #0635518020

    52-page giant. Cover art by Neal Adams. Journey to the End of Hope! starring Superman and Wonder Woman, script by Dennis O'Neil, pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Joe Giella. The Guardians of the Clockwork Universe! starring Captain Comet, script by John Broome, pencils by Murphy Anderson, inks by Sy Barry. The Rogue of 1000 Ropes! starring Green Arrow, script by Ed Herron, art by George Papp. 52 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #205
    World's Finest (1941) 205
    Published Sep 1971 by DC.

    52-page giant. Cover art by Neal Adams. The Computer that Captured a Town! starring Superman and Teen Titans, script by Steve Skeates, pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Joe Giella; A town is controlled by a computer that makes the Teen Titans act like racists, until Superman gets a subconscious message from Lilith and arrives to stop the computer from controlling the townspeople. Secret of the Last Earth-Man!, script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by Murphy Anderson. The Duel of the Flying Knights! starring The Shining Knight, script by Joe Samachson, art by Frank Frazetta (from Adventure 153; 6 pages). Letters to the editor from comics writers Martin pasko and Bob Rozakis, and cartoonist Jay Zilber. 52 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #206
    World's Finest (1941) 206
    Published Oct 1971 by DC.

    DC Giant. All reprints. Cover art by Dick Giordano. The Secret of the Captive Cavemen, script by Bill Finger, art by Jim Mooney; Batman, Robin and Superman chase a mysterious alien into the prehistoric past. The Creature That Was Exchanged for Superman, script by Jerry Coleman, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Sheldon Moldoff; A mysterious ray makes Superman disappear and he is replaced with an invulnerable alien beast. Riddle of the Four Planets! starring Superman and Batman, script by Jerry Coleman, art by Jim Mooney. The Mirror Batman starring Superman and Batman, script by Jerry Coleman, art by Jim Mooney. 68 pgs. $0.35. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #207
    World's Finest (1941) 207
    Published Nov 1971 by DC.

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson. A Matter of Light and Death! (a new story) starring Superman and Batman, script by Len Wein, pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Joe Giella; Batman battles Dr Light; includes cameo by Zatanna. Galloping Gold starring Tarantula, script by Manly Wade Wellman, art by Ed Smalle (from Star-Spangled Comics 11 in 1942). The Cosmic Idiots!, script by Sid Gerson, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Joe Giella (from Strange Adventures, July 1953). Letter to the editor from comic writer Martin Pasko. 48 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #208
    World's Finest (1941) 208
    Published Dec 1971 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($5.25) will be charged at checkout.
    • CGC Signature Series
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Minor side edge crack; Scuffing on front of case
    • Signed by Neal Adams on 04/13/2012.
    • Label #1114708001

    Cover art by Neal Adams. Peril of the Planet-Smashers! starring Superman, Dr Fate, and Zatanna, script by Len Wein, pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Joe Giella. The Inside Story of Robotman!, script by Joe Samachson, art by Jimmy Thompson; the origin of Robotman (from Detective Comics 138 in 1948). The 'Spectacular' Crimes starring The Ghost Patrol, script by John Broome, pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Bob Oksner (from Flash Comics 96 in 1948). 48 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #209
    World's Finest (1941) 209
    Published Feb 1972 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($14.25) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1402780001

    Cover pencils by Neal Adams, inks by Dick Giordano. Meet the Tempter.... and Die! starring Superman, Hawkman, Hawkgirl, and The Tempter (aka The Devil), script by Mike Friedrich, pencils by Dick Dillin (Neal Adams - 2 panels), inks by Joe Giella. Tweedledum and Tweedledee starring Batman and Robin, script by Don Cameron, art by Jerry Robinson (reprinted from Detective Comics #74). Tweedledum and Tweedledee starring Batman, script by Don Cameron, pencils by Jerry Robinson and Bob Kane, inks by Jerry Robinson and George Roussos (reprinted from Detective Comics #74). 52 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #210
    World's Finest (1941) 210
    Published Mar 1972 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($7.08) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #0230165001
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #1497191009

    Cover pencils by Neal Adams, inks by Dick Giordano. World of Faceless Slaves! starring Superman, Green Arrow, and Effron the Sorceror (intro), script by Elliot S! Maggin, art by Dick Dillin. The Sword of Hate starring Black Pirate, script and art by Sheldon Moldoff (reprinted from Sensation Comics 2 in 1942). Adventure of the Nosy Waitress] starring The King, script by Gardner Fox, art by Harry Lampert (reprinted from World's Best Comics 1 in 1941). Letter to the editor from comics writer Bob Rozakis and fan writer Jery Bails. Statement of ownership--average print run 566,875; average paid circulation 312,978. 52 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #211
    World's Finest (1941) 211
    Published May 1972 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($4.65) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: White
    • Label #1051036010

    Cover art by Neal Adams. Fugitive From the Stars! starring Superman, Batman, and Supergirl, script by Dennis O'Neil, pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Joe Giella; Batman can fly while Superman cannot. The Harlequin! starring Green Lantern and Harlequin, script by Robert Kanigher, art by Irwin Hasen (reprinted from All-American Comics 89 in 1947). 52 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #212
    World's Finest (1941) 212
    Published Jun 1972 by DC.
    • Oxidation.

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. ...And So My World Begins! starring Superman and Martian Manhunter, script by Dennis O'Neil, pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Joe Giella. The Outland Pirates starring Grim Ghost, script by Gardner Fox, art by Howard Purcell (Gay Ghost is renamed Grim Ghost as a recognition of the times). Underworld Jam Session! starring Air Wave, art by George Roussos. Letters to the editor from comics writers Bob Rozakis and Mike W. Barr. 52 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #213
    World's Finest (1941) 213
    Published Sep 1972 by DC.

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. Peril in a Very Small Place! starring Superman and Atom, script by Elliot S! Maggin, pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Joe Giella; Superman can see that the Atom is in peril, but can't get to him. 36 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #214
    World's Finest (1941) 214
    Published Nov 1972 by DC.

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. A Beast Stalks the Badlands starring Superman, Batman, and Vigilante, script by Steve Skeates and Dennis O'Neil, pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Joe Giella; Superman battles a werewolf. 36 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #215
    World's Finest (1941) 215
    Published Jan 1973 by DC.

    1st appearance of the Super Sons. Cover art by Nick Cardy. Saga of the Super Sons! starring Superman Jr. and Batman Jr. (first appearance for both), script by Bob Haney, pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Henry Scarpelli; Superman creates an alternate timeline where Superman, Jr. and Batman, Jr. can explore crimefighting without ramifications. In this timeline, the boys put an end to the mob boss of Sparta City, with some unexpected help. Boltinoff takes over as editor with this issue. 36 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #216
    World's Finest (1941) 216
    Published Mar 1973 by DC.

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. Little Town with a Big Secret!, script by Bob Haney, pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Murphy Anderson; Superman, Jr. and Batman, Jr. ride into Barstow and discover that it is a town with secrets; Years ago, aliens crash-landed there, but while they waited for their spaceship to repair itself the townsfolk discovered and murdered them; Now the townsfolk are placing themselves in suspended animation, to await the day the spaceship has repaired itself and will open up and give them access to its riches inside. Biographies of Dick Dillin and Murphy Anderson. 36 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #217
    World's Finest (1941) 217

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. Heroes With Dirty Hands starring Superman and Batman, script by Bob Haney, pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Murphy Anderson; Due to Java's interference in an experiment, Metamorpho becomes the new Composite Superman--a Super Freak. Due to jealousy Superman and Batman defect to Slavia. A letter from comics writer Bob Rozakis. A continuation from the previous issue of a self-portrait and biography of Murphy Anderson. 36 pgs. Statement of ownership--average print run 522,000; average paid circulation 234,878. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #218
    World's Finest (1941) 218
    Published Jul 1973 by DC.

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. Who Is Capricorn?! starring Superman and Batman, script by Bob Haney, pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Dave Cockrum. The Haunted Millionaire starring Metamorpho, script by Bob Haney, art by John Calnan. DC House Ad for The Shadow with Mike Kaluta art. Announcement that DC is planning to hire fans to work as apprentices and inviting submissions. A letter from comics writer Bob Rozakis. 36 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #219
    World's Finest (1941) 219
    Published Oct 1973 by DC.
    • Staple rust.

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. The Prisoner of Rogues' Rock!, script by Bob Haney, pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Frank Giacoia; Superman and Batman travel to South America to discover the secret of El Monstro and why he is distributing Nazi gold to poor peasents. Tick-Tock Boom Boom starring Metamorpho, script by Bob Haney, art by John Calnan; Someone is setting bombs in all of Stagg's properties. A letter from comics writer Bob Rozakis. 32 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #220
    World's Finest (1941) 220
    Published Dec 1973 by DC.

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. Let No Man Write My Epitaph starring Superman, Batman, El Monstro, and Don Ernesto Rivera, script by Bob Haney, pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Murphy Anderson. Tears of an Element Man! starring Metamorpho, Java, Simon Stagg, and Sapphire Stagg, script by Bob Haney, art by John Calnan. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #221
    World's Finest (1941) 221
    Published Feb 1974 by DC.

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. Cry Not for My Forsaken Son! starring the Super Sons of Superman and Batman, script by Bob Haney, pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Murphy Anderson; The super-sons meet Danny Orr when he takes someone else's car for a joyride after he finds out his father is really his adopted father; When his newly-discovered father, Mark King, sends him to his Central American emerald mine, Danny, Superman, Jr., and Batman, Jr. discover the kind of man Mark King is. A letter from comics writer Bob Rozakis. article about the DC Comicmobile, driving through neighborhoods like an ice cream truck and selling comic books. 32 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #222
    World's Finest (1941) 222
    Published Apr 1974 by DC.
    • Centerfold detached.

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. Evil in Paradise starring Super Sons of Superman and Batman, script by Bob Haney, pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Vince Colletta; The super-sons accompany two scientists with opposing views on the essential nature of man - good or evil - to a newly discovered civilization between South America and Antarctica; But when the experiment doesn't go the way one scientist expects, he interferes in it with deadly results. 36 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #223
    World's Finest (1941) 223
    Published Jun 1974 by DC.
    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Scratch on front of case; Scuffing on front of case
    • Label #2019435001

    96-page giant. Cover art by Nick Cardy. Wipe the Blood Off My Name! starring Superman and Batman, script by Bob Haney, pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Vince Colletta. An Eye For An Eye! starring Deadman, script by Arnold Drake (miscredited to Jack Miller in some reprints), pencils by Neal Adams, inks by George Roussos. The Reversed Heroes starring Superman, Batman, and Robin, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Ray Burnley. The Sunken City of Gold starring Aquaman, script by Jack Miller, art by Ramona Fradon. Introduction of a radio script from the Adventures of Superman. The Playland Mystery starring Superman and Batman, script by Ben Friedman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. License For A Robot starring Robotman, art by Joe Certa. The Composite Superman!, script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Sheldon Moldoff; A freak accident gives Joe Meach the powers of the entire Legion of Super-Heroes and he becomes the Composite Superman. $0.60. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #224
    World's Finest (1941) 224
    Published Aug 1974 by DC.

    96-page giant. Cover art by Nick Cardy. The Shocking Switch of the Super-Sons, script by Bob Haney, pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Vince Colletta; While Superman and Batman takes their sons to an "encounter" camp, they are asked to track down a rogue government agent before he releases nerve gas on the people of the nearby town. Tubby Watts, Efficiency Expert! starring Johnny Quick, script by Don Cameron, art by Ralph Mayo. Three-page illustrated article, Behind the Scenes with the Super Friends by Allan Asherman with art cartoon by Alex Toth. Superman's Secret Master!, script by Bill Finger, art by Jim Mooney. Never Bet Against An Element Man! starring Metamorpho, script by Bob Haney, pencils by Joe Orlando, inks by Charles Paris (miscredited to Mike Esposito). Fort Crime! starring Superman and Batman, script by Alvin Schwartz, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. $0.60. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #225
    World's Finest (1941) 225
    Published Oct 1974 by DC.

    100-page giant. Cover art by Nick Cardy. Bow Before Satan's Children starring Superman and Batman, script by Bob Haney, pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Tex Blaisdell. Prisoners of 100 Million B.C. starring Rip Hunter, Time, script by Dave Wood, art by Ruben Moreira. Masters of Disguise starring Superman, Batman, Nightwing, and Flamebird. The Duplicate Crimes! starring The Vigilante, script by Dick Wood, art by Bob Brown. The Mystery of the Crimson Crystal! starring Black Canary, script by Robert Kanigher, art by Carmine Infantino; Larry waits for a client to meet him at Dinah's flower shop, only to have the client die in his arms as soon as she appears; She was followed and killed by members of the Crimson Crystal cult after stealing their precious crimson crystal. The Olsen-Robin Team vs The Superman-Batman Team, script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. $0.60. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #226
    World's Finest (1941) 226
    Published Dec 1974 by DC.

    100-page giant. Cover art by Nick Cardy. The Freak Who Never Fails starring Superman, Batman, and Metamorpho, script by Bob Haney, pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Tex Blaisdell. The Tricks of Metamorpho's Trade starring Metamorpho (origin), pencils by Ramona Fradon, inks by Charles Paris. I Hate the Sandman! starring Sandman, script and pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Simon (reprinted from Adventure Comics 87). The Genius Who Fought Himself starring Eclipso. Eclipso's Amazing Ally! starring Eclipso, script by Bob Haney, art by Alex Toth; Eclipso builds a robot Eclipso to fool Bruce Gordon but when the robot Eclipso traps Bruce and Professor Bennett and tries to kill them, Eclipso must help them escape (reprinted from House of Secrets 63). The Crime Collector starring Robotman, script by Jack Miller and Carmine Infantino (plot), pencils by Joe Certa, inks by Moe Worthman. What Makes a Corpse Cry? starring Deadman, script by Carmine Infantino (plot) and Jack Miller (script), art by Neal Adams; While trying to find his killer, Boston Brand checks on Rocky Manzel who once threatened to kill him; Boston stops Rocky and his band of counterfeiters. The Strange Experiment of Dr. Erdel starring Martian Manhunter, script by Joe Samachson, art by Joe Certa (from Detective 225). The Case of the Magic Baseball starring the Martian Manhunter, script by Jack Miller, art by Joe Certa (from Detective 226). $0.60. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #227
    World's Finest (1941) 227
    Published Feb 1975 by DC.
    • Water damage.
    • 1/2" spine slit from base.
    • 1 3/4" Cumulative spine split.

    100-page giant. Cover pencils by Carmine Infantino (layout) and Nick Cardy, inks by Nick Cardy. Death Flaunts Its Golden Grin starring Superman and Batman, script by Bob Haney, pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Tex Blaisdell. The Secret of Mount Olympus starring Rip Hunter, script by Jack Miller, art by Bill Ely (reprinted from Rip Hunter 11). The Reformed Owlhoot Club! starring Vigilante, script by Dick Wood, art by Howard Sherman (from Action 188). The Man With 20 Lives starring Martian Manhunter, script by Jack Miller, art by Joe Certa (from Detective Comics 227). The Cape and Cowl Crooks! starring Superman, Batman, Penguin, and the Joker, script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein (from World's Finest 159). Three-page illustrated article, DC Comics Stars on the Screen (illustrated with an ad for an old Batman serial, "The Mark of the Zombies" and other photos). $0.60. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #228
    World's Finest (1941) 228
    Published Mar 1975 by DC.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front and back of case; Scuffing to inner well of case; Other - see grading notes
    • Don Rosa Collection. 1.5" Side edge crack. Left edge inner well open.
    • Label #0706622014

    100-page giant. Cover art by Nick Cardy. Crown for a New Batman, script by Bob Haney, pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Tex Blaisdell; When Batman appears to die, Robin and Batman, Jr. vie to replace him; A requirement of Bruce Wayne's will is that Bruce Wayne, Jr. has to accompany an old business partner of his father's to the arctic; There, he uncovers the duplicity of his father's business partner and that his father is still alive (reprinted from Action # 193). The Broadway Posse! starring The Vigilante, script by Dick Wood, art by Howard Sherman. The Menace of the Land-Sea Beasts starring Aquaman, script by Jack Miller [miscredited to Bob Haney], art by Nick Cardy (from Aquaman # 12). Junkyard of Doom starring Metamorpho, script by Bob Haney, pencils by Ramona Fradon, inks by Charles Paris; Karko captures Metamorpho and takes him to Maxwell Tremaine who wants to force Metamorpho to help him conquer the world (from Brave and the Bold # 58). The Amazing Reversals of Superman and Batman, script by Bob Rozakis. Hideout on Fear Island starring Eclipso, script by Bob Haney, art by Alex Toth (from House of Secrets # 64). $0.60. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #229
    World's Finest (1941) 229
    Published Apr 1975 by DC.

    Cover art by Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]. The Origin of the Superman-Batman Team, script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Stan Kaye; Superman replaces Batman with a new partner. The Strangler From The Stars starring Metamorpho, script by Bob Haney, art by John Calnan. 32 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.