World's Finest Comics #249

United States

DC Comics

United States

Published
February-March 1978
Page count
84
Cover price
1.00 USD
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/31949

Credits

Editing
Jack Harris

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Show/hide Cover "This man's been attacked--by a vampire!" (Superman and Batman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero
Code
C-618
Characters
Superman; Batman; The Phantom Stranger; Wonder Woman (inset); Black Canary (inset); Green Arrow (inset); Creeper (inset)

Credits

Art
Jim Aparo
Colours
Tatjana Wood ?
Show/hide 1. Mera Meets the Manta Men (Aquaman; Hostess Fruit Pie) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman; Hostess Fruit Pie
Characters
Aquaman; Mera; Aqualad

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Vince Colletta
Letters
Ben Oda

Notes

Comic strip advertisement for Hostess Fruit Pies.

Show/hide 2. Hot Off the Press-- Table of contents, 1 page

Featuring

Code
J-4569
Characters
Superman; Batman; Wonder Woman; Green Arrow; Black Canary; Creeper

Credits

Art
Kurt Schaffenberger
Steve Ditko (Creeper figure)
Letters
Ben Oda

Notes

Creeper image taken from page 8, panel one of story.

Show/hide 3. The Vampire of Steel (Superman and Batman) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero
Code
J-4944
Characters
Batman; Superman; The Phantom Stranger; Captain Kalamari

Credits

Script
Bob Haney
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Tex Blaisdell
Colours
Michele Wolfman
Letters
Ben Oda

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
World's Finest (Murray, 1979 series) #128 ([February 1980?])
The Vampire of Steel Part 2: Beware the Nega Realm, My Child Part 3: Vampire Bait

Notes

The story has separate chapter titles: Part 1 - (no separate chapter title); Part 2 - Beware the Nega Realm, My Child...; Part 3 - Vampire Bait.

Show/hide 4. Will The Costume Make The Hero? (Green Arrow and Black Canary) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Arrow and Black Canary
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Hellgrammite; Green Arrow; Black Canary; Lieutenant Mack Morgan

Credits

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Trevor von Eeden
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colours
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Ben Oda

Notes

Inks correction from Ralf H. Kienzle on 10 October 2004 (previously credited to Terry Austin).

Show/hide 5. Superman Movie Report Text article, 1 page

Credits

Author
David Michael Petrou
Art
? (photograph)
Letters
typeset

Notes

Text article with photograph.

Show/hide 6. Moon Lady and the Monster (The Creeper) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Creeper
Genre
Superhero
Code
J-4857
Characters
The Creeper; Moon Lady; The Monster [Abe Keeler]; Fran Daye; Sam Hagen; Ames Vone; Ike Keller

Credits

Script
Steve Ditko
Art
Steve Ditko
Colours
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Bill Morse

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Super Action Album (Murray, 1980 series) #16 ([June 1980?])
Moon Lady and the Monster

Notes

Continued from the strip in Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #445-447. Morse lettering per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Steve Ditko.

Show/hide 7. Untitled (From the World's Finest Fans) Letters page, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
From the World's Finest Fans
Code
L-806

Credits

Script
Jack C. Harris
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger ?
Letters
typeset

Notes

Letters of comment from Kevin J. Dooley and Stuart Snyder.

Show/hide 8. A Fire In The Sky! (Wonder Woman) Comic story, 15 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wonder Woman
Genre
Superhero
Code
J-4807
Characters
Wonder Woman; Dr. Psycho (origin); Oragon; Joan White; General Britwell; Steve Trevor; General Blankenship; Easy Company [Sergeant Rock; Bulldozer]; The Krell

Credits

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Mike Vosburg
Inks
Bob Smith
Colours
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Synopsis

With Sgt Rock, as they battle Dr. Psycho (origin) in the WWII setting.

Notes

Inker corrected per Craig Delich 2/05. The Krell are from Mystery in Space #73.

Show/hide 9. Volume 77 Issue 46 Week of November 14, 1977 (Daily Planet Extra) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daily Planet Extra

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Previews Teen Titans #53 and others.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 38099

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