World's Finest Comics #97

DC Comics

United States

Published
October 1958
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/14674

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 The Day Superman Betrayed Batman! (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
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #105 ([March 1959?])
Untitled
Show/hide 1. The Day Superman Betrayed Batman (Superman and Batman) Comic story, 11.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Lois Lane; Commissioner Gordon; Professor Milo [Superman in disguise]; The Condor Gang [Blinky; Condor [John Titus]]; Ace Logan; Scott Forest; Billy Forest

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Stan Kaye
Letters
Pat Gordon ?

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #105 ([March 1959?])
The Day Superman Betrayed Batman
 
United States
80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #15 (October 1965)
The Day Superman Betrayed Batman
 
Australia
Giant Superman and Batman Album (KGM, 1966 series) #1 ([April 1967?])
The Day Superman Betrayed Batman
 
United States
Showcase Presents: World's Finest (DC, 2007 series) #Volume One ([October] 2007)
The Day Superman Betrayed Batman
From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #97

Synopsis

The Condor Gang frames Batman for taking a bribe to let a criminal escape. Superman is forced to arrest Batman and Robin and then spends his time trying to prove their innocence, giving the Condor Gang a chance to start a crime spree.

Notes

Klein/Reed incorrectly list Paris inks. Superman (as Prof. Milo) accoding to Kurt Mitchell, GCD error report Feb. 25, 2005.

Show/hide 2. Lost: A Free Education (Binky) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Binky

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Bob Oksner
Show/hide 3. Today we study about Christopher Columbus (Little Pete) Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Little Pete
Genre
Humor; children

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 4. The Strange Journal of Old Blue Jay (Tomahawk) Comic story, 5.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tomahawk
Genre
Historical; western-frontier
Characters
Dan Hunter

Credits

Script
Dave Wood
Art
Fred Ray
Letters
Pat Gordon ?
Show/hide 5. Untitled (Blockbuster) Activity, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Blockbuster
Show/hide 6. "This is coming along fine!" (Ollie) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Ollie
Genre
Humor
Code
5554

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 7. The Goblin That Got Away Text story, 1 page

Credits

Author
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 8. Menace of the Mechanical Octopus (Green Arrow) Comic story, 5.66 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]

Credits

Script
Ed Herron
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Jack Kirby
Roz Kirby
Letters
Pat Gordon ?

Synopsis

Crooks are using a mechanical octopus to commit robberies.

Notes

Per info in various interviews, Roz assisted Kirby in spotting blacks. Green Hat.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 31864

Entry created

  • 09/07/2007

Index completed

  • 09/09/2014

Last updated

  • 09/09/2014