World's Finest Comics #88

DC Comics

United States

Published
May-June 1957
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/13529

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (editor-in-chief)
Jack Schiff (managing editor)
Murray Boltinoff (associate editor)
George Kashdan (associate editor)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Superman and Batman's Greatest Foes! (Superman and Batman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #87 ([September 1957])
Superman and Batman's Greatest Foes!
Printed in
World's Finest Comics 88, May-June 1957
Show/hide 1. Superman and Batman's Greatest Foes! (Superman and Batman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Lex Luthor; Joker; Lois Lane; Perry White; Mechano-Men

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Stan Kaye

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #87 ([September 1957])
Superman and Batman's Greatest Foes!
 
United States
80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #15 (October 1965)
Superman's and Batman's Greatest Foes!
 
Australia
Giant Superman and Batman Album (KGM, 1966 series) #1 ([April 1967?])
Superman's and Batman's Greatest Foes
 
Australia
Giant Superman and Batman Album (KGM, 1966 series) #1 ([April 1967?])
 
United States
Batman from the Thirties to the Seventies (Crown, 1971) #73-168329 (October 1971)
Superman and Batman's Greatest Foes
 
United States
The Greatest Joker Stories Ever Told (DC, 1988 series) (1988 [February 1989])
Superman's and Batman's Greatest Foes
 
United States
Stacked Deck: The Greatest Joker Stories Ever Told (Longmeadow Press, 1990 series) (November 1990)
Superman's and Batman's Greatest Foes
 
United States
Showcase Presents: World's Finest (DC, 2007 series) #Volume One ([October] 2007)
Superman and Batman's Greatest Foes!
From GCD
from World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #88 (May-June 1957)
 
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #88
Original
World's Finest Comics 88, May-June 1957

Synopsis

Lex Luthor and Joker go into business together making Mechano-Men, near indestructible robots. Superman and Batman believe they have not gone straight and try to figure out their master plan.

Show/hide 2. Quick Quiz (Quick Quiz) Activity, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Quick Quiz
Genre
Fact

Credits

Script
H. T. Elmo?
Art
H. T. Elmo?
Show/hide 3. Lionel and his Lions (Lionel and his Lions) Comic story, 1 page

"Swell act they put on!"

Featuring

Feature
Lionel and his Lions
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Also printed
Australia
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (Colour Comics, 1955 series) #31 ([November 1957])
Untitled
Show/hide 4. The Imprisoned Archer (Green Arrow) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Arrow Cave

Credits

Art
George Papp

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First published in this issue
Also printed
Australia
The Hundred Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #16 ([January 1958?])
The Imprisoned Archer

Notes

Green Hat.

Show/hide 5. Charlie Cannonball (Charlie Cannonball) Comic story, 2 pages

"That noise is deafening!"

Featuring

Feature
Charlie Cannonball
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Art
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Letters
Henry Boltinoff (signed)

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First published in this issue
Show/hide 6. A Pistol for Tomahawk (Tomahawk) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tomahawk
Genre
Western; period
Characters
Dan Hunter

Credits

Art
Fred Ray

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Also printed
Australia
The Hundred Plus Comic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #57 ([June 1961?])
A Pistol for Tomahawk

Notes

No text story in this issue. List of contest winners instead.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 31863

Entry created

  • 09/07/2007

Cover added

  • 14/06/2013

Index completed

  • 14/06/2013

Last updated

  • 14/06/2013