Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly #87

Published
July 1972
Page count
52
Cover price
0.20 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size (180mm x 270mm)
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover An Earth Divided! (The Flash) Cover, 1 page

""Extra! President Abraham Lincoln has just been assasinated!" "Impossible! The is the year 2971!" See the news as it happens "An Earth Divided!""

Featuring

Feature
The Flash
Genre
Superhero
Code
[S-973]

Credits

Art
Murphy Anderson, line art
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Flash (DC, 1959 series) #210 (November 1971)
Untitled
Show/hide 1. An Earth Divided! (The Flash) Comic story, 15 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Flash
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-919

Credits

Writing
Cary Bates, scripter
Art
Irv Novick, penciller
 
Dick Giordano, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Flash (DC, 1959 series) #210 (November 1971)
An Earth Divided!

Synopsis

In the future while visiting Iris' parents Flash must stop a robotic John Wilkes Booth from attempting to kill the robotic Abraham Lincoln, leader of Earth-West.

Show/hide 2. While the City Sleeps (Down Memory Lane with Batman and Robin) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Down Memory Lane with Batman and Robin
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-961

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger, scripter
Art
Dick Sprang, line art [as Bob Kane]
Text
George Roussos, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #30 (August-September 1945)
While the City Sleeps!
Also printed
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #236 (November 1971)
While the City Sleeps!
 
Australia
Batman Album (Murray, 1978 series) #41 ([January 1979?])
While the City Sleeps
 
United States
The Greatest Golden Age Stories Ever Told (DC, 1990 series) (1990)
While the City Sleeps

Synopsis

Batman decides to take Robin out on the town late at night to illustrate to him all of the people who are up and at work. Unfortunately, a group of criminals are hard at work also and the Dynamic Duo have to go to work—on them!

Notes

This reprint is sourced from the version in Batman (DC, 1940 series) #236 (November 1971).

Show/hide 3. The Adventure of the Shooting Spooks (Air Wave) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Air Wave
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-414
Characters
Air Wave [Larry Jordan]

Credits

Writing
Murray Boltinoff , scripter
Art
Lee Harris, penciller
 
Charles Paris, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, original Assistant Editor
 
Mort Weisinger, original Assistant Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #66 (August 1942)
The Adventure of the Shooting Spooks
Also printed
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #245 (December 1971-January 1972)
The Adventure of the Shooting Spooks

Synopsis

D.A. Cole dies, and Larry Jordan is arrested for his murder.

Notes

This printing is sourced from the version in Superman (DC, 1939 series) #245 (December 1971-January 1972) (100-Page Super-Spectacular DC-7).

Show/hide 4. The Nature of the Beast (Supergirl) Comic story, 14 pages

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl
Genre
Superhero
Code
J-1290

Credits

Writing
John Albano, scripter
Art
Bob Oksner, penciller
 
Vince Colletta, inker
Text
John Costanza, letterer
Editing
Joe Orlando, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #410 (September 1971)
The Nature of the Beast
Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents Supergirl Comic (Murray, 1977 series) #31 ([November 1978?])
The Nature of the Beast

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 1161

Entry created

  • 13/01/2004

Cover added

  • 23/12/2015

Index completed

  • 18/01/2005

Last updated

  • 23/12/2015