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World's Finest (1941) comic books

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

    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.

    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.

    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
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($7.50) will be charged at checkout.
    • 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.

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    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.
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio

    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.
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • 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.
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio

    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.
    • 1/2" Spine split from bottom.
    • 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.

    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.
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio

    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.

  • Issue #230
    World's Finest (1941) 230

    68-page giant. Cover art by Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]. The Girl Whom Time Forgot starring Superman and Batman, script by Bob Haney, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Tex Blaisdell; To keep them occupied, Superman and Batman send the super-sons on an expedition to a newly-discovered Mayan city in the Yucatan with Prof. Hanson and his son; There they meet the two inhabitants of the city and learn of their connection to the professor. The Sorcerer of the Sea! starring Aquaman, script by George Kashdan, art by Ramona Fradon. To Call a Deadman starring Challengers of the Unknown, script by Dennis O'Neil, art by George Tuska (1-16) and Neal Adams (17-23). Statement of ownership--average print run 471,248; average paid circulation 242,726. $0.50. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #231
    World's Finest (1941) 231
    Published Jul 1975 by DC.

    Cover pencils by Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]. Hero Is a Dirty Name starring Super Sons of Superman and Batman, script by Bob Haney, pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Tex Blaisdell; The super-sons have their fathers convicted on charges of grandstanding, but when they take out a weather-controlling conspiracy, with the help of The Flash, Green Arrow, and Aquaman, the boys realize that what they thought was grandstanding is really just letting people express their gratitude. 36 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #232
    World's Finest (1941) 232
    Published Sep 1975 by DC.

    Cover pencils by Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua], inks by John Calnan. The Dream Bomb starring Superman, Batman, and Commissioner Gordon, script by Bob Haney, pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by John Calnan; Chang-Shi invades Superman and Batman's dreams. 32 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #233
    World's Finest (1941) 233
    Published Oct 1975 by DC.

    Cover art by Dick Giordano. World without Men starring Super Sons of Superman and Batman, script by Bob Haney, pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by John Calnan; When the super-sons come across a town populated only by women hostile to men, they discover an evil alien behind it all, with an agenda of its own. 36 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #234
    World's Finest (1941) 234
    Published Dec 1975 by DC.

    Cover pencils by Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua], inks by Tex Blaisdell. The Family the Fled The Earth starring Superman and Batman, script by Bob Haney, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Calnan; Superman and Batman leave the planet; President Gerald Ford appears. 32 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #235
    World's Finest (1941) 235
    Published Jan 1976 by DC.
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio

    Cover pencils by Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua], inks John Calnan. Superman's Stolen Birthday starring Superman and Batman, script by Bob Haney, pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by John Calnan; Superman and Batman battle a criminal mastermind named Cyclops. 32 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #236
    World's Finest (1941) 236
    Published Mar 1976 by DC.

    Cover pencils by Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua], inks by Tex Blaisdell. Killers Come in All Sizes starring Superman, Batman, and the Atom, script by Bob Haney, pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by John Calnan; a Gotham police officer is stricken with an visible malady, and Batman and Superman must save him. 36 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #237
    World's Finest (1941) 237
    Published Apr 1976 by DC.

    Cover pencils by Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua], inks by John Calnan. Intruder From A Dead World starring Superman and Batman, script by Bob Haney, pencils by Lee Elias, inks by John Calnan; for some reason Superman is protecting alien insect invaders that have emerged from Gotham Park. Superman stars in a one-page public service announcement, Justice For All Includes Children with art by Neal Adams. Captain Marvel stars in a one-page Hostess ad, Minerva Menace! 36 pgs. $0.30. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #238
    World's Finest (1941) 238
    Published Jun 1976 by DC.

    Cover pencils by Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua], inks by John Calnan. The Angel with a Dirty Name starring the Super Sons of Superman and Batman, script by Bob Haney, pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by John Calnan; When the super-sons help a pretty girl perform a theatrical show for prison inmates, they unwittingly help Lex Luthor's daughter Ardora engineer his escape; They accompany the Luthors to Lexor, where Ardora has brought Lex in order to cure a gigantism plague; When Ardora learns that her father was reponsible for the plague, she turns to the boys for help in curing it, and sees to it that Luthor is returned to custody on Earth. 32 pgs. $0.30. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #239
    World's Finest (1941) 239
    Published Jul 1976 by DC.

    Cover pencils by Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua], inks by John Calnan. The UFO That Stole the USA starring Superman and Batman, script by Bob Haney, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Calnan; Superman, Batman and Gold of the Metal Men investigate a house that got cut in half with a ray. 32 pgs. $0.30. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #240
    World's Finest (1941) 240
    Published Sep 1976 by DC.
    • Discounted from $2.00.
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    Cover pencils by Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua], inks by John Calnan. How Do You Kill a Superman?, script by Bob Haney, pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by John Calnan; Superman agrees to become king of the bottle city Kandor in order to prevent civil war; Batman is asked to kill Superman. 32 pgs. $0.30. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #241
    World's Finest (1941) 241
    Published Oct 1976 by DC.

    Cover pencils by Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua], inks by John Calnan. Make Way For A Better World starring Superman and Batman, script by Bob Haney, pencils by Pablo Marcos, inks by John Calnan; believing he earth has been destroyed, Superman creates a new planet. 36 pgs. $0.30. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #242
    World's Finest (1941) 242
    Published Dec 1976 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.25) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: White
    • Label #1497177034

    Cover pencils by Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua], inks by John Calnan. Town of the Timeless Killers starring Super Sons of Superman and Batman, script by Bob Haney, pencils by Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua], inks by John Calnan; The super-sons stumble into a ghost town where Clark, Jr. has no powers and they are hunted by four characters from the Old West; But Superboy, Jr. figures out a way to momentarily restore his powers and haul the desperadoes to justice. 32 pgs. $0.30. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #243
    World's Finest (1941) 243
    Published Feb 1977 by DC.

    Cover pencils by Rich Buckler, inks by John Calnan. We Are Not Alone starring Superman, Batman, and Robin, script by Bob Haney, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Al Milgrom; fearing it will destabilize the gravity of their new home world, the Twelve Immortals oppose efforts to relocate the Cololssi of Manheps on Earth. 32 pgs. $0.30. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #244
    World's Finest (1941) 244
    Published Apr 1977 by DC.

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    Cover art by Neal Adams. Hostess products ad with Aquaman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta. Three Billion Targets! starring Superman and Batman, script by Bob Haney, pencils by Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez, inks by Murphy Anderson; Robespierre Two travels from the distant future to destroy all humanity to prevent them from being enslaved in his future timeline. Rainbows of Doom starring Black Canary, script by Jack Harris, pencils by Michael Netzer [as Mike Nasser], inks by Terry Austin; Someone is trying to kill George Taylor III in an attempt to force his father, the editor of the Daily Star, to back their candidate in the election. Slings and Arrows starring Green Arrow, script by Tony Isabella, pencils by Michael Netzer [as Mike Nasser], inks by Terry Austin. Explosion In A Small Town! starring The Vigilante, script by Bill Kunkel, pencils by John Calnan, inks by Bob Smith. Publisher Jenette Kahn talks about the new DC 80 page dollar comics. Jeopardy -- Times Two! starring Wonder Woman, script by Dennis O'Neil, pencils by Jose Delbo, inks by Vince Colletta. Aquaman stars in a one-page Hostess ad, That Dirty Beach. 84 pgs. $1.00. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #245
    World's Finest (1941) 245
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio

    Cover art by Neal Adams. Today Mars, Tomorrow the Universe starring Superman, Batman, Hawkman, and Hawkgirl, script by Bob Haney, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson; Superman, Batman, and J'onn J'onzz go to Mars II to prevent the Martians from conquering a city with deadly atmosphere. The Man-Bear Stalks at Midnight starring Green Arrow and Black Canary, script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Michael Netzer [as Mike Nasser], inks by Terry Austin. Hospital of Fear starring Black Canary, script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Michael Netzer [as Mike Nasser], inks by Terry Austin. The Plague Makers starring The Vigilante, script by Bill Kunkel, art by Gray Morrow. Hell on Skis starring Wonder Woman, script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Jim Sherman, inks by Bob Wiacek. 84 pgs. Statement of ownership--average print run 440,000; average paid circulation 196,000. $1.00. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #246
    World's Finest (1941) 246
    Published Aug 1977 by DC.
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    • Paper: White
    • Label #1497311003

    Cover art by Neal Adams. Prisoner of the Kryptonite Asteroid! starring Superman and Batman, script by Bob Haney, pencils by Kurt Schaffenberger, inks by Murphy Anderson; Superman frees a misshapen hunchback called Kor-El from a Kryptonite asteroid. Wulf Hunt starring Black Canary, script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Michael Netzer [as Mike Nasser], inks by Terry Austin. Manhunt for a Murderer starring Green Arrow, script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Terry Austin, inks by Michael Netzer [as Mike Nasser]. Son of a Gun starring The Vigilante, script by Bill Kunkel, art by Gray Morrow. The Baron's Name is Blitzkrieg starring Wonder Woman, script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Vince Colletta. Mike Nasser profile by Jack C. Harris. 84 pgs. $1.00. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #247
    World's Finest (1941) 247
    Published Oct 1977 by DC.

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    Cover pencils by Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez, inks by Dick Giordano. The Last Hurrah for a Superman?! starring Superman and Batman, script by Bob Haney, pencils by Kurt Schaffenberger, inks by Tex Blaisdell; Superman and Batman join forces to expose Kor-El as Parasite. Requiem of Rage starring Black Canary, script by Gerry Conway, art by Sal Amendola. Isle of Hate--Isle of Horror starring Green Arrow and Black Canary, script by Gerry Conway, art by Sal Amendola. Deathmaze starring Vigilante, script by Bill Kunkel, art by Gray Morrow. Julius Schwartz profile. The Man In The Doomsday Mask starring Wonder Woman, script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Jose Delbo, inks by Vince Colletta. The Joker stars in a one-page Hostess ad, Clowning Around. 80 pgs. $1.00. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #248
    World's Finest (1941) 248

    Cover pencils by Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez, inks by Dick Giordano. The Lurkers starring Superman and Batman, script by Bob Haney, pencils by Kurt Schaffenberger, inks by Tex Blaisdell; a secret cult clones important public figures, including Batman and Superman. Re-Birth Is His Name starring Green Arrow and Black Canary, script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Trevor von Eeden, inks by Vince Colletta; Green Arrow and Black Canary team up against Hellgrammite. All The Dummy's Men starring Vigilante, script by Bill Kunkel, pencils by Gray Morrow, inks by Vincente Alcazar. The Amazon and the Rock starring Wonder Woman, script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Mike Vosburg, inks by Dick Giordano. The Penguin stars in a one-page Hostess ad, The Cuckoo Cuckoos. 80 pgs. $1.00. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #249
    World's Finest (1941) 249
    Published Mar 1978 by DC.

    Cover art by Jim Aparo. The Vampire of Steel starring Superman and Batman, script by Bob Haney, pencils by Kurt Schaffenberger, inks by Tex Blaisdell; Superman, Batman, and the Phantom encounter marine vampires on an offshore oil rig. Will The Costume Make The Hero? starring Green Arrow, Black Canary, and Hellgrammite, script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Trevor von Eeden, inks by Vince Colletta. Moon Lady and the Monster starring The Creeper, script and art by Steve Ditko. Fire In The Sky starring Wonder Woman, script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Mike Vosburg, inks by Bob Smith. Aquaman stars in a one-page Hostess ad, Mera Meets the Manta Men. 84 pgs. $1.00. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #250
    World's Finest (1941) 250
    Published Apr 1978 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($4.50) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Scuffing on front and back of case
    • Label #1557084023

    Cover art by Jim Aparo. The Reality War starring Superman and Batman, script by Gerry Conway, pencils by George Tuska, inks by Vince Colletta; Superman, Batman, Green Arrow, and Black Canary team with the Wonder Woman of Earth-Two in 1942 against Agent Axis II and the Ravenger. Collision with Destiny starring Green Arrow and Black Canary, script by Gerry Conway, pencils by George Tuska, inks by Vince Colletta. The Ravager of Time starring Superman, Batman, Green Arrow and Black Canary, script by Gerry Conway, pencils by George Tuska, inks by Vince Colletta. Return of the Past starring The Creeper, script and art by Steve Ditko. The Joker stars in a one-page Hostess ad, Laugh, Clown, Laugh! 84 pgs. $1.00. Cover price $1.00.