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World's Finest (1941) comic books

  • Issue #151
    World's Finest (1941) 151
    Published Aug 1965 by DC.

    Cover pencils by Cary Bates (design) and Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. Part I- The Infinite Evolutions of Batman and Superman, script by Cary Bates (plot) and Edmond Hamilton (script), pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Sheldon Moldoff; Batman uses a Kryptonian evolution machine to evolve himself but becomes jealous of Superman and turns him into a caveman. Super-Turtle humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Part II- the Caveman Superman versus the Future Batman. Congorilla's Last Stand, script by Robert Bernstein, art by Howard Sherman; Congo Bill runs berserk when he accidentally rubs his ring and switches places with Congorilla while in the middle of a town. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #152
    World's Finest (1941) 152
    Published Sep 1965 by DC.
    • Interior complete. Book length tear in front cover. 7" split on front cover. Cover detached. Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. Part I-The Colossal Kids starring Superman and Batman, script by Edmond Hamilton pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; Two kids with super powers terrorize Metropolis and challenge Batman and Superman to figure out their secret. Nature's Bill of Rights public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Sheldon Moldoff. Part II- The Magic of Bat-Mite and Mr. Mxyzptlk. Weapons of Destiny--The Editors' Round Table, script by Otto Binder, art by Bill Ely. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #153
    World's Finest (1941) 153
    Published Nov 1965 by DC.
    • Cover and centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Sheldon Moldoff. Part I- The Clash of Cape and Cowl starring Superman and Batman, script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; Young Bruce Wayne is convinced that Superboy killed his father and vows to become Batman so he can bring him to justice. Part II--The Death of a Hero. Warden Willis humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Boy Who Changed the Future--Editors' Round Table, script by John Broome, pencils by Bob Oksner, inks by Bernard Sachs. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #154
    World's Finest (1941) 154
    Published Dec 1965 by DC.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. Part I--The Sons of Superman and Batman, script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Sheldon Moldoff; an imaginary story. Part II- The Junior Super-Team starring Superman, Batman, Lois Lane, Kathy Kane (as Batwoman), Napolean of Crime; Bruce Jr, and Kal-El Jr. The Green Arrow's Mystery Pupil, script by Ed Herron, art by Lee Elias; Green Arrow teaches Hector Vance how to use a bow for a donation to charity; Hector Vance turns out to really be Herb Vraney, an underworld Kingpin. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #155
    World's Finest (1941) 155
    Published Feb 1966 by DC.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. Exit Batman --Enter Nightman: Part 1:The 1,000th Exploit of Batman and Superman, script by Edmond Hamilton and E. Nelson Bridwell (parts of pages 14-16), pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; At a gala party to celebrate Superman and Batman's 1000th case, Batman reveals a character named Nightman has actually been solving more cases. Cap's Hobby Center filler page by Henry Boltinoff. Exit Batman --Enter Nightman: Part 2:The Incredible Identity of Nightman starring Superman and Batman, script by Edmond Hamilton, and E. Nelson Bridwell (pg 7: panels 4,5, Pg 8, pg 9: panels 1-5), pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. The Mask of Fear--Editors' Round Table: House of Secrets, art by Ruben Moreira. Rocky and Bullwinkle star in a one-page Cheerios ad. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #156
    World's Finest (1941) 156
    Published Mar 1966 by DC.

    1st appearance of Bizarro Batman. Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Sheldon Moldoff. The Federation of Bizarro Idiots starring Superman and Batman, script by Edmond Hamilton (with pages 1, 11-14 by E. Nelson Bridwell), pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; the Bizarros decide Joker is an honorary Bizarro! Super-Turtle humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Puzzle of the Perilous Planetoid--Editors' Round Table: Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #157
    World's Finest (1941) 157
    Published May 1966 by DC.
    • Cover and centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. The Abominable Brats starring Superman and Batman, script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein (Part 1) and Sheldon Moldoff (Part 2); the junior Batman and Superman pull practical jokes. Health Myths Debunked! public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Sheldon Moldoff. The Secret of Cell 16--Editors' Round Table: Tales of the Unexpected, script by Jack Miller, art by Howard Purcell. Rocky and Bullwinkle star in a one-page Cheerios ad. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #158
    World's Finest (1941) 158
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Water damage.
    • INCOMPLETE. Missing pages (affects art and story).

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. The Invulnerable Super-Enemy starring Superman and Batman, script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; Superman and Batman discover another Kryptonian city shrunken by Brainiac, Jerrat, inhabited entirely by criminals. Your Free Trip Around the World! public service announcement about libraries, script by Jack Schiff, art by Sheldon Moldoff. The Magic Tablecloth--Editors' Round Table: Roy Raymond, TV Detective, script by Jack Miller, art by Dan Barry. Little Pete humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Rocky and Bullwinkle star in a one-page Cheerios ad. Statement of ownership--average print run 663,000; average paid circulation 465,842. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #159
    World's Finest (1941) 159
    Published Aug 1966 by DC.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. The Cape and Cowl Crooks starring Superman and Batman, script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; Superman and Batman are plagued by evil duplicates of themselves. The Policeman Is Your Friend! public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Sheldon Moldoff. Case of the Green Error Clown, art by Lee Elias; Green Arrow and Speedy meet the Green Error, a clown who spoofs Green Arrow at the circus; Green Error's tools help them stop the robbers who stole the day's receipts. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #160
    World's Finest (1941) 160
    Published Sep 1966 by DC.
    • Staple rust with migration.
    • Oxidation. Water damage.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. Fatal Forecasts of Dr Zodiac starring Superman and Batman, script by Leo Dorfman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; Dr Zodiac predicts Superman's death. Get Hip to Old Folks! public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Sheldon Moldoff. The Second Life of Geoffrey Hawkes--Editors' Round Table: Tales of the Unexpected, script by Jack Miller, art by John Prentice. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #161
    World's Finest (1941) 161
    Published Nov 1966 by DC.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #1992449001
    • Oxidation.
    • 1/2" spine split from the top.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye and Sheldon Moldoff. The Caveman From Krypton starring Superman and Batman, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Sheldon Moldoff (Splash by Ray Burnley); Superman battles a super caveman. The Super-Foes From Planet X starring Superman and Batman, script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Stan Kaye. The Super-Batwoman starring Superman and Batman, script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Stan Kaye. The Alien Who Doomed Robin starring Superman and Batman, script by Jerry Coleman, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Sheldon Moldoff. The Menace of the Atom-Master starring Superman and Batman, script by Bill Finger, art by Dick Sprang. The Alien Superman starring Superman and Batman, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Sheldon Moldoff. 84 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #162
    World's Finest (1941) 162
    Published Nov 1966 by DC.
    • Staple rust with migration. Oxidation.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. Pawns of the Jousting Master! starring Superman and Batman, script by Jim Shooter, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; Superman and Batman journey to King Arthur's time where all the members of the Round Table seem to have super powers. Lost -- A Free Education! public service announcement starring Binky, script by Jack Schiff, art by Bob Oksner. The Human Circus!--Editors' Round Table: Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #163
    World's Finest (1941) 163
    Published Dec 1966 by DC.
    • Centerfold detached one staple.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. Superman Talks About... "Pennies for UNICEF!", script by Jack Schiff, art by Sheldon Moldoff. Part I: Duel of the Super-Duo starring Superman and Batman, script by Jim Shooter, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; Superman and Batman are forced to duel in an arena by an alien named Jemphis. Part II: The Super Com-Bat. Fate Holds Four Aces--Editors' Round Table: House of Mystery, script by Jack Miller, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Ray Burnley. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #164
    World's Finest (1941) 164
    Published Feb 1967 by DC.
    • Centerfold detached.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. Brainiac's Super Brain-Child starring Superman and Batman, script by Leo Dorfman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; Brainiac creates a female shaped robot and disguises it as Madame Tru, Chairman of the U.N. Security Council. The Brush That Could Haunt Men's Souls--Editors' Round Table: House of Mystery, script by Jack Miller, art by Jim Mooney. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #165
    World's Finest (1941) 165
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Only one staple (manufacturing).
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • 3/4" Spine split from bottom.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. The Crown of Crime starring Superman and Batman, script by Bill Finger, art by Al Plastino; Batman and Superman become villains. Interplanetary Swap Shop--Editors' Round Table: Strange Adventures, script by Sid Gerson, pencils by Murphy Anderson, inks by Joe Giella. Statement of ownership--average print run 766,000; average paid circulation 513,201. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #166
    World's Finest (1941) 166
    Published May 1967 by DC.
    • Staple rust.
    • Water damage. Oxidation.
    • Cover detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. The Danger of the Deadly Duo! starring Superman and Batman, script by Jim Shooter, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; When Muto teams with the Joker of 2967 to battle Superman, the last descendant of Batman takes up the cape and cowl to help Superman and get revenge against the Joker, who's father killed his father. The Genius With Super Powers--Editors' Round Table: Roy Raymond, TV Detective, script by Jack Miller, art by Ruben Moreira. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #167
    World's Finest (1941) 167
    Published Jun 1967 by DC.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Cover detached at one staple. Centerfold detached. 1" Cumulative spine split.
    • Centerfold detached.
    • 2" spine split from the bottom. Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. The New Superman and Batman Team, script by Cary Bates, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; In this imaginary tale, Kal-El loses his powers to gold Kryptonite while on the way to Earth. Lex Luthor develops a serum which gives him super powers and becomes Superboy, then Superman; Clark Kent becomes Batman to avenge the death of his foster father at the hands of a burglar. The Three Prophecies--Editors' Round Table: House of Secrets, art by Jack Kirby. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #168
    World's Finest (1941) 168
    Published Aug 1967 by DC.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. Return of the Composite Superman, script by Cary Bates, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; An alien criminal seeking vengeance on Superman and Batman, restores Joe Meech's powers and memory as the Composite Superman. The Testing of Robotman--Editors' Round Table: Robotman, script by Jerry Coleman, art by Joe Certa. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #169
    World's Finest (1941) 169
    Published Sep 1967 by DC.
    • Staple rust.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. The Supergirl-Batgirl Plot! starring Superman and Batman, script by Cary Bates, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; a spectral hand attacks Supergirl, and Batgirl saves her; Supergirl and Batgirl make Batman and Robin appear foolish. The Amazing Cube--Editors' Round Table: Tales of the Unexpected, script by George Kashdan, art by Bernard Baily. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #170
    World's Finest (1941) 170
    Published Nov 1967 by DC.
    • 2" cumulative spine split.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($9.00) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #0962661009

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan and Dick Sprang, inks by Stan Kaye. The Star Creatures starring Superman and Batman, script by Jerry Coleman, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Sheldon Moldoff. The Super-Mystery of Metropolis starring Superman and Batman, script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Curt Swan (splash) and Dick Sprang, inks by Stan Kaye. The Menace of Superman's Pet starring Superman, Batman, Gleek, and The Wreckers, script by Jerry Coleman, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Sheldon Moldoff. Batman and Superman, Swamis Inc., script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Boy from Outer Space starring Superman, Batman, Skyboy, and Lex Luthor, script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Stan Kaye. The Duplicate Man starring Superman and Batman, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Sheldon Moldoff. 84 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #171
    World's Finest (1941) 171
    Published Nov 1967 by DC.
    • Water damage.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. The Executioner's List starring Superman and Batman, script by Leo Dorfman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. The Secret of Kryptonite--Editors' Round Table: Superman, script by Jerry Coleman, art by Al Plastino; The story of how the world discovered the effect that Kryptonite has on Superman. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #172
    World's Finest (1941) 172
    Published Dec 1967 by DC.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple. Staple rust.
    • Water damage.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. Superman and Batman – Brothers, script by Jim Shooter, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; The Kent's adopt Bruce Wayne when his parents are killed. Tank for Beach Green--Editors' Round Table: Our Fighting Forces, script by Bob Haney, art by Joe Kubert. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #173
    World's Finest (1941) 173
    Published Feb 1968 by DC.
    • Centerfold detached.
    • Water damage.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($12.75) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #0958246004
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Scratch on front of case; Scratch on back of case
    • Label #0028226004
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1051003010
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    1st Silver Age appearance of Two-Face. Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. The Jekyll-Hyde Heroes starring Superman and Batman, script by Jim Shooter, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; Dr. Arron's Psyche-Distortor chemicals cause complete character reversal in Superman and Batman, turning them into their own worst enemies. The Super-Key to Fort Superman--Editors' Round Table: Superman, script by Jerry Coleman, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Someone has broken into Superman's Fortress of Solitude, so Superman searches the place for clues. Half-page ad with Neal Adams's pencils for the cover of Lois Lane 81. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #174
    World's Finest (1941) 174
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover art by Neal Adams. Secret of the Double Death-Wish!--Superman and Batman, script by Cary Bates, pencils by Pete Costanza, inks by Jack Abel; Superman and Batman are lead into a deadly trap where they are tortured past the breaking point. Zero Hour in the Silent City!--Editors' Round Table: Green Lantern, script by John Broome, pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Joe Giella; Green Lantern must discover what has stopped all sound in the city. Statement of ownership--average print run 811,000; average paid circulation 537,200. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #175
    World's Finest (1941) 175
    Published May 1968 by DC.
    • Centerfold detached.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Centerfold detached.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($17.85) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: White
    • Label #2025949006
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #0958246015
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    Cover art by Neal Adams. The Superman-Batman Revenge Squads, script by Leo Dorfman, art by Neal Adams; Once each year Superman and Jimmy Olsen bet their crime-fighting skills against Batman and Robin. But as the two heroes participate in various contests of skill, their respective Revenge Squads try to sabotage their opponents. The Strange Experiment of Dr. Erdel--Editors' Round Table: John Jones Manhunter From Mars, script by Joe Samachson, art by Joe Certa. 32 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #176
    World's Finest (1941) 176
    Published Jun 1968 by DC.
    • Water damage.
    • 1/2" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.
    • Centerfold detached.
    • Centerfold detached.

    Cover art by Neal Adams. The Superman-Batman Split!, script by Cary Bates, pencils by Neal Adams, inks by Dick Giordano; Actor Jason Desmond's dying performance is an attempt to fool Superman and Batman into believing he is 2 aliens, one hunting the other; But his story rings false and Superman lets Batman in on the hoax, which ends up fooling Supergirl, Batgirl, Robin, and Jimmy Olsen anyway. The Case of the Magic Baseball starring the Martian Manhunter, script by Jack Miller, art by Joe Certa; J'onn J'onzz captures Brad Devon and his men for blackmailing Bob Michaels, and helps Michaels win a baseball game on the way. 32 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #177
    World's Finest (1941) 177
    Published Aug 1968 by DC.
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • Staple rust with migration. Oxidation. Water damage.
    • Cover detached.

    Cover pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito. Duel of the Crime Kings! starring Superman and Batman, script by Jim Shooter, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Mike Esposito; Luthor and Joker use a Chronal Displacer to call up great villains of the past to join their gang and trick Leonardo Da Vinci into planning crimes for them. Dead Silence!--Editors' Round Table: Gang Busters, script by Dave Wood, art by Nick Cardy. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #178
    World's Finest (1941) 178
    Published Sep 1968 by DC.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • Cover detached at one staple. 1/2" Cumulative spine split.
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • Staples added (not manufacturing).
    • 1/2" Cumulative spine split.

    Cover art by Neal Adams. The Has-Been Superman starring Superman and Batman, script by Cary Bates, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Jack Abel; A trip to another dimension robs Superman of his powers, so Clark adopts a new identity as Nova. Rip Van Superman--Editors' Round Table: Superman, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #179
    World's Finest (1941) 179
    Published Oct 1968 by DC.
    • 1/2" Spine split from bottom.
    • Water damage.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($30.00) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1355880012
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    • Paper: White
    • From the Newsstand Mint Collection.
    • Label #403-AB-008

    Cover pencils by Neal Adams, Curt Swan, and Win Mortimer, inks by Neal Adams, Stan Kaye, and Win Mortimer. The Origin of the Superman-Batman Team starring Superman and Batman, script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Stan Kaye; When Batman learns Lex Luthor has kryptonite, he goes to Metropolis to warn Superman. The Mightiest Team in the World, script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Curt Swan , inks by Stan Kaye (1-8) and John Fischetti (9-12); Superman and Batman learn each other's IDs while sharing a cabin during an ocean voyage. Batman--Double for Superman, script by Alvin Schwartz, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. When Gotham City Challenged Metropolis starring Superman and Batman, script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Dictator of Kandor, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Stan Kaye. The Club of Heroes, script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Stan Kaye. 84 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • 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.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($4.50) will be charged at checkout.
    • 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.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($4.50) will be charged at checkout.
    • 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.
    • Staple rust.
    • 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
    • Staple rust.
    • 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 detached at one staple.

    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.
    • 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.
    • A popular story/cover and thus hard to get, especially in this and higher grades!

    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.
    • 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.

    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.