Showcase Presents: World's Finest #Volume 2

DC Comics

United States

Published
[October] 2008
Page count
524
Cover price
16.99 USD; 19.99 CAD
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/545567

Credits

Editing
Sean Mackiewicz (Collected Edition Editor)

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Show/hide Cover Untitled (World's Finest) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
World's Finest
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Bat-Mite; Mr. Mxyzptlk

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colours
Drew Moore
Editing
Sean Mackiewicz (Collected Edition Editor)

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From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #113 (recolored)
Show/hide 1. Untitled Credits, 1 page

Credits

Letters
Typeset
Show/hide 2. Table of Contents Text article, 4 pages

Credits

Author
Letters
Typeset
Show/hide 3. World's Finest Comics #112 (Superman and Batman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

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

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
John Forte
Editing
Jack Schiff
Murray Boltinoff (associage editor)
George Kashdan (associate editor)

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From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #112

Notes

Craig Delich and Pat Lang say Sheldon Moldoff inked this. 2/05

Show/hide 4. The Menace of Superman's Pet (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]; Kryptonite; The Wreckers (gang of robbers)

Credits

Script
Jerry Coleman
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff

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Based on
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #112 (September 1960)
The Menace of Superman's Pet
 
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #170 (October 1967)
The Menace of Superman's Pet  (80-Page Giant G40)
Printed in
Australia
Superman and Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1968 series) #3 ([November 1968?])
The Menace of Superman's Pet
From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #112

Synopsis

While traveling thru space Superman picks up a small creature. When he returns to Earth the new "pet" causes problems for Superman, Batman and Robin while they are trying to catch a group of criminals called The Wreckers.

Notes

Bob Klein and Gene Reed say Charles Paris inks.

Show/hide 5. World's Finest Comics #113 (Superman and Batman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Bat-Mite; Mr Mxyzptlk; Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye

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From GCD
From World's Finest (DC, 1941 series) #113
Show/hide 6. Bat-Mite Meets Mr. Mxyzptlk (Superman and Batman) Comic story, 12.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Bat-Mite; Mr. Mxyzptlk; Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]

Credits

Script
Jerry Coleman
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff

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From GCD
From World's Finest (DC, 1941 series) #113

Synopsis

Bat-Mite tries to stop Superman from helping Batman and Robin. Then Mr. Mxyzptlk decides that Bat-Mite should stop buggin Superman and a magic contest is begun between the two.

Notes

Klein/Reed say Paris inks.

Show/hide 7. World's Finest Comics #114 (Superman and Batman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 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

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From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #114
Show/hide 8. Captives of the Space Globes (Superman and Batman) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alba (from the planet Zoron); Baxian aliens; Anthkar (monster); Chorn (Baxian leader)

Credits

Script
Jerry Coleman
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff

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From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #114

Synopsis

Alba takes Batman, Robin and Superman to his planet to help rid it of alien invaders.

Show/hide 9. World's Finest Comics #115 (Superman and Batman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

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

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff

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From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #115
Show/hide 10. The Curse That Doomed Superman (Superman and Batman) Comic story, 12.67 pages

Featuring

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

Credits

Script
Jerry Coleman
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff

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From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #115

Synopsis

A Swami places a curse on Superman that he will follow every good deed with an evil deed.

Show/hide 11. World's Finest Comics #116 (Superman and Batman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Creature from Beyond [Vance Collins]

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
John Forte?

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From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #116
Show/hide 12. The Creature from Beyond! (Superman and Batman) Comic story, 12.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Creature from Beyond [Vance Collins]; Commissioner Gordon; The Jackson Mob

Credits

Script
Jerry Coleman
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye

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From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #116

Synopsis

The Creature from Beyond is helping the Jackson Mob commit robberies.

Show/hide 13. World's Finest Comics #117 (Superman and Batman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

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

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye

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From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #2
Show/hide 14. Super-Batwoman & the Super-Creature (Superman and Batman) Comic story, 13 pages
Show/hide 15. World's Finest Comics #118 (Superman and Batman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

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

Credits

Art
Kurt Schaffenberger

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From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #118
Show/hide 16. The Creature That Was Exchanged For Superman (Superman and Batman) Comic story, 12.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Vathgar (Alien from Xeron); Skran (Alien beast)

Credits

Script
Jerry Coleman
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff

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First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #118 (June 1961)
The Creature That Was Exchanged for Superman
Also printed
Australia
Century Comic (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #64 ([September 1961?])
 
Australia
Century Comic (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #64 ([September 1961?])
The Creature That Was Exchanged for Superman
 
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #206 (October 1971)
The Creature That Was Exchanged for Superman
 
Australia
Superman Presents Wonder Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #101 ([September 1973?])
The Creature that was Exchanged for Superman
From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #118

Synopsis

A mysterious ray makes Superman disappear and he is replaced with an invulnerable alien beast.

Notes

Klein/Reed say Paris inks

Show/hide 17. World's Finest Comics #119 (Superman and Batman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

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

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye

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From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #119
Show/hide 18. The Secret of Tigerman (Superman and Batman) Comic story, 12.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Kryptonite; Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Tigerman; Superman Robot; Purple Legion [Private W; General Grambly; Private R]

Credits

Script
Jerry Coleman
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Stan Kaye

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First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #119 (August 1961)
The Secret of Tigerman
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #28 ([November 1961])
Secret of Tigerman
From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #119

Synopsis

Superman, Batman and Robin are suddenly following orders from a new superhero named Tigerman.

Notes

Klein/Reed say Paris inks; O'Hearn says Coleman script. Bob Hughes says its by Bill Finger.

Show/hide 19. World's Finest Comics #120 (Superman and Batman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

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

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff

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From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #120
Show/hide 20. Challenge of the Faceless Creatures (Superman and Batman) Comic story, 12.67 pages

Featuring

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

Credits

Script
Jerry Coleman
Art
Jim Mooney

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From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #120

Synopsis

Two criminals use ancient magic to control three artificial being that can each steal one of Superman's powers.

Show/hide 21. World's Finest Comics #121 (Superman and Batman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

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

Credits

Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff

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From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #121
Show/hide 22. The Mirror Batman (Superman and Batman) Comic story, 12.67 pages

Featuring

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

Credits

Script
Jerry Coleman
Art
Jim Mooney

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From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #121

Synopsis

Batman falls into a cosmic mirror and comes out distorted and with new powers. Superman and Robin take him back into the mirror world and battle Xanu.

Show/hide 23. World's Finest Comics #122 (Superman and Batman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

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

Credits

Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff

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From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #122
Show/hide 24. The Capture of Superman (Superman and Batman) Comic story, 12.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Kryptonite; Giant Green Arrow statue; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Robin [Dick Grayson]

Credits

Script
Jerry Coleman
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff

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Based on
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #122 (December 1961)
The Capture of Superman
Printed in
Australia
Century Comic (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #78 ([December 1962])
The Capture of Superman
Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents Wonder Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #98 ([June 1973?])
The Capture of Superman
From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #122

Synopsis

Klor of Belvos comes to Earth and demands Batman help him capture the dangerous space criminal Superman.

Show/hide 25. World's Finest Comics #123 (Superman and Batman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Bat-Mite; Mr Mxyzptlk; Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]

Credits

Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff

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From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #123
Show/hide 26. The Incredible Team of Bat-Mite and Mr. Mxyzptlk (Superman and Batman) Comic story, 12.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Bat-Mite; Mr. Mxyzptlk; Kryptonite; The Crime Rocket; Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]

Credits

Script
Jerry Coleman
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff

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From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #123

Synopsis

Mxyzptlk and Bat-Mite discover when they use their magic together they can't control the outcome.

Show/hide 27. World's Finest Comics #124 (Superman and Batman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

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

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff

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From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #124
Show/hide 28. The Mystery of the Alien Super-Boy (Superman and Batman) Comic story, 12.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Logi of Durim; Quisto; Sklur; Hansh; Hroguth; Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]

Credits

Script
Jerry Coleman
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein

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From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #124

Synopsis

An alien super-hero mistakes Superman and Batman for criminals from his own planet.

Show/hide 29. World's Finest Comics #125 (Superman and Batman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

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

Credits

Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff

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From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #125
Show/hide 30. The Hostages of the Island of Doom (Superman and Batman) Comic story, 12.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Jundy (intro); kryptonite; Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]

Credits

Script
Jerry Coleman
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
John Forte

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From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #125

Synopsis

Jundy kidnaps Batman and Robin and transports them to his Island of Doom where he threatens to kill them unless Superman finds all the parts of an ancient magic sceptre for him.

Show/hide 31. World's Finest Comics #126 (Superman and Batman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

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

Credits

Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff

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From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #126
Show/hide 32. The Negative Superman (Superman and Batman) Comic story, 12.67 pages

Featuring

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

Credits

Script
Ed Herron
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff

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From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #126

Synopsis

Luthor's ray gun creates a negative image of Superman which acts the opposite of the real Man of Steel.

Show/hide 33. World's Finest Comics #127 (Superman and Batman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

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

Credits

Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff

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From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #127
Show/hide 34. The Sorcerer From the Stars (Superman and Batman) Comic story, 12.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Zerno the Sorceror from Y'Bar; Sborg; Commisioner Gordon; Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]

Credits

Script
Jerry Coleman
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff

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From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #128

Synopsis

An alien criminal comes to Earth to steal worthless minerals and weapons to sell for profit on his homeworld.

Show/hide 35. World's Finest Comics #128 (Superman and Batman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

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

Credits

Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff

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From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #128
Show/hide 36. The Power That Transformed Batman (Superman and Batman) Comic story, 12.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Moose Morans; Silky Steve; Sparkles Garnet; Kryptonite; Red kryptonite; Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]

Credits

Script
Jerry Coleman
Art
Jim Mooney

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From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #128

Synopsis

Under the influence of a weird space meteor Batman becomes susceptible to kryptonite.

Show/hide 37. World's Finest Comics #129 (Superman and Batman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

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

Credits

Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff

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From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #129
Show/hide 38. Joker-Luthor, Incorporated! (Superman and Batman) Comic story, 12.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Joker; Luthor; Lois Lane; Hilton Webb; Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]

Credits

Script
Dave Wood
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff

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From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #129

Synopsis

Joker and Luthor team up to rob a large gem show.

Show/hide 39. World's Finest Comics #130 (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
Dick Dillin
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff

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From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #130
Show/hide 40. Riddle of the Four Planets! (Superman and Batman) Comic story, 12.67 pages

Featuring

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

Credits

Script
Jerry Coleman
Art
Jim Mooney

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From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #130

Synopsis

Superman, Batman and Robin must help an alien race stop the Zelaphod, an alien beast that is loose on Earth.

Show/hide 41. World's Finest Comics #131 (Superman and Batman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Crimson Avenger [Albert Elwood]; Octopus Gang

Credits

Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff

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From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #131
Show/hide 42. The Mystery of the Crimson Avenger (Superman and Batman) Comic story, 12.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Crimson Avenger [Albert Elwood] (intro; not Golden Age Character); Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Octopus Gang

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff

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First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #131 (February 1963)
The Mystery of the Crimson Avenger
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #46 ([June 1963?])
The Mystery of the Crimson Avenger
From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #131

Synopsis

The Crimson Avenger tries to help Superman and Batman stop the Octopus Gang but learns that he needs more training.

Show/hide 43. World's Finest Comics #132 (Superman and Batman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

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

Credits

Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff

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From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #132
Show/hide 44. Batman and Robin, Medieval Bandits (Superman and Batman) Comic story, 12.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Lois Lane; Professor Carter Nichols; Denny Kale; Shorty Biggs; green kryptonite; Commissioner Gordon

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Art
Jim Mooney

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First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #132 (March 1963)
Batman and Robin, Medieval Bandits
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #48 ([August 1963?])
Batman and Robin, Medieval Bandits
From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #132

Synopsis

Batman and Robin are captured and taken into the past by two criminals using Professor Nichols Time Machine. Superman travels to the past to rescue them.

Show/hide 45. World's Finest Comics #133 (Superman and Batman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

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

Credits

Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff

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From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #133
Show/hide 46. The Beasts of the Supernatural (Superman and Batman) Comic story, 12.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Dr. Gault; Professor Paul Bowles; Jazub the Sorceror; Norah Carter; Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff

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Based on
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #133 (May 1963)
The Beasts of the Supernatural
Printed in
Australia
Century Comic (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #97 ([July 1964?])
The Beasts of the Supernatural
From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #133

Synopsis

A radio telescope brings alien supernatural monsters to earth from the constellation of Scorpio.

Show/hide 47. World's Finest Comics #134 (Superman and Batman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Band of Super-Villains; Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]

Credits

Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff

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From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #134
Show/hide 48. The Band of Super-Villains (Superman and Batman) Comic story, 14.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen (cameo); Perry White (Came); Merman (intro); Astro (intro); Alfred (Cameo); Ace the Bat-Hound (cameo); Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Art
Jim Mooney

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From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #134

Synopsis

An alien gives three criminals belts that give them super powers. These belts, unkown to the users, change the atmostphere of Earth to something suiting the alien.

Show/hide 49. World's Finest Comics #135 (Superman and Batman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

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

Credits

Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff

Reprint history

From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #135
Show/hide 50. Menace of the Future Man (Superman and Batman) Comic story, 14.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Future Man [Rak Durr](intro); Carter Nichols; Kryptonite; Whirly-Bats; Thor; Alfred; Ace; Bat-Cave; Superman robot; Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Jon Durr; Commissioner Gordon

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #135 (August 1963)
Menace of the Future Man
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #53 ([January 1964])
Menace of the Future Man
From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #135

Synopsis

Superman and Batman chase the mysterious time-traveling Future Man into the future and the past. The Future Man combines kryptonite with Thor's hammer to create a future weapon.

Show/hide 51. World's Finest Comics #136 (Superman and Batman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

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

Credits

Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Jim Mooney

Reprint history

From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #136
Show/hide 52. The Batman Nobody Remembered (Superman and Batman) Comic story, 14.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Joker (really Freddie Forbes); Vicki Vale; Batwoman; Commissioner James Gordon; Alfred Pennyworth; the Red Raven Gang; Superman; Batman; Robin

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #136 (September 1963)
The Batman Nobody Remembered
Also printed
Australia
Five-Score Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #67 ([November 1963?])
 
Australia
Superman Presents Wonder Comic Monthly (KG Murray, 1973 series) #110 ([June 1974])
The Batman Nobody Remembered
From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #136

Synopsis

Batman accidentally ends up on a parallel world where Superman and Robin are a team and Batman doesn't exist.

Show/hide 53. World's Finest Comics #137 (Superman and Batman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

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

Credits

Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff

Reprint history

From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #137
Show/hide 54. Superman's Secret Master (Superman and Batman) Comic story, 15.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lex Luthor; Lois Lane; Perry White (Cameo); Superman robot; Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Art
Jim Mooney

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #137 (November 1963)
Superman's Secret Master!
Also printed
Australia
Century Comic (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #93 ([March 1964?])
Superman's Secret Master
 
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #224 (July-August 1974)
Superman's Secret Master!
 
Australia
Superman Presents Wonder Comic Monthly (KG Murray, 1973 series) #124 ([August 1975?])
Superman's Secret Master!

Synopsis

After Superman returns from a space mission he seems to turn evil and align himself with Luthor.

Show/hide 55. World's Finest Comics #138 (Superman and Batman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

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

Credits

Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff

Reprint history

From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #138
Show/hide 56. Secret of the Captive Cavemen (Superman and Batman) Comic story, 14.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Professor Carter Nichols; General Grote; Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Art
Jim Mooney

Reprint history

From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #138

Synopsis

Batman, Robin and Superman chase a mysterious alien into the prehistoric past.

Show/hide 57. World's Finest Comics #139 (Superman and Batman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

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

Credits

Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff

Reprint history

From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #139
Show/hide 58. The Ghost of Batman (Superman and Batman) Comic story, 14.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batwoman [Kathy Kane]; Sphinx Gang; Ned Garver; Al Regan; Alfred; Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]

Credits

Script
Dave Wood
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff

Reprint history

From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #139

Synopsis

Criminals seem to assasinate Batman while Superman is disguised as him. Now they can't reveal Batman is still alive without revealing his true identity.

Show/hide 59. World's Finest Comics #140 (Superman and Batman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

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

Credits

Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff

Reprint history

From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #140
Show/hide 60. The Clayface Superman! (Superman and Batman) Comic story, 14.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Clayface [Matt Hagen]; Commissioner James Gordon; Green Kryptonite; Red Kryptonite; Whirly-Bats

Credits

Script
Dave Wood
Art
Jim Mooney

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Century Comic (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #98 ([August 1964?])
From GCD
In Showcase Presents: World's Finest (DC, 2007 series) #2

Synopsis

Clayface escapes from prison and uses his powers to become a copy of Superman.

Show/hide 61. World's Finest Comics #141 (Superman and Batman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

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

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein

Reprint history

From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #141
Show/hide 62. The Olsen-Robin Team Vs. the "Superman-Batman Team"! (part 1) (Superman and Batman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Perry White; Dr. Dannifer; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Bat-Cave; Flying Newsroom

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein

Reprint history

From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #141

Synopsis

A mad scientist's Future Predictor says that Robin and Jimmy will soon die.

Notes

Part 1

Show/hide 63. The Vengeance of Superman and Batman! (Superman and Batman) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Jimmy Olsen; Professor Potter; Titano (cameo); Supergirl [Kara] (cameo); Nightwing (cameo); Flamebird (cameo); Jimmy and Robin's Eyrie (intro); Robin [Dick Grayson]; Flying Newsroom

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein

Reprint history

From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #141

Synopsis

Jimmy and Robin perpetrate an elaborate hoax against Superman and Batman.

Show/hide 64. World's Finest Comics #142 (Superman and Batman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

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

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein

Reprint history

From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #142
Show/hide 65. The Composite Superman! (Superman and Batman) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Composite Superman [Joe Meach]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Batcave; Fortress of Solitude; Green Kryptonite; Legion of Super-Heroes [Brainiac 5; Saturn Girl; Mon-El; Sun Boy]

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #142 (June 1964)
The Composite Superman
Also printed
Australia
Century Comic (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #101 ([November 1964?])
The Composite Superman Part 2: The Battle Between Titans
 
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #223 (May-June 1974)
The Composite Superman!
 
Australia
Superman Presents Wonder Comic Monthly (KG Murray, 1973 series) #126 ([October 1975?])
Part 2: The Battle Between Titans
 
Australia
Superman Presents Wonder Comic Monthly (KG Murray, 1973 series) #126 ([October 1975?])
The Composite Superman
From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #142

Synopsis

A freak accident gives Joe Meach the powers of the entire Legion of Super-Heroes and he becomes the Composite Superman.

Notes

Part one of two.

Show/hide 66. The Battle Between Titans! (Superman and Batman) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Composite Superman [Joe Meach]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Batcave; Green Kryptonite

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff

Reprint history

From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #142

Synopsis

Composite Superman threatens to reveal Superman and Batman's identity if they don't retire.

Notes

Part two of two

Show/hide 67. World's Finest Comics #143 (Superman and Batman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

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

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein

Reprint history

From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #143
Show/hide 68. The Feud Between Batman and Superman! (Superman and Batman) Comic story, 8.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Jimmy Olsen; Batcave; Fortress of Solitude; Ace the Bathound; Than-Ar; Jhan-Ar; Metalloids; Nor-Kann; Nightwing [Superman]; Flamebird [Jimmy Olsen]; Nighthound; Kandor

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
George Klein

Reprint history

From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #143

Synopsis

When Batman is injured helping Superman he believes he is not helping Superman because he doesn't have any super powers. Superman takes him to Kandor where neither have super powers to get his confidence back.

Notes

Part 1 of 2

Show/hide 69. The Manhunters From Earth! (Superman and Batman) Comic story, 8.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Jimmy Olsen; Kandor; Metalloids; Flamebird [Jimmy Olsen]; Nighthound; Van Varo (Cameo); Tec-Aben (Cameo); Lars-Eden (Cameo); Brenn-Bir (Cameo); Ab-Zorna (Cameo); Jhan-Ar; Than-Ar

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
George Klein

Reprint history

From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #143

Synopsis

Batman battles the Metalloids in Kandor when Superman is captured.

Notes

Part 2 of 2

Show/hide 70. World's Finest Comics #144 (Superman and Batman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Clayface [Matt Hagen]; Brainiac; Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein

Reprint history

From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #144
Show/hide 71. The 1,000 Tricks of Clayface and Brainiac! (Superman and Batman) Comic story, 8.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Clayface [Matt Hagen]; Brainiac; Jimmy Olsen; Green Kryptonite

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein

Reprint history

From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #144

Synopsis

Braniac frees Clayface from prison and the two of them team up agains Superman and Batman.

Notes

Part 1

Show/hide 72. The Helpless Partners! (Superman and Batman) Comic story, 7.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Clayface [Matt Hagen]; Brainiac; Jimmy Olsen; Green Kryptonite

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein

Reprint history

From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #144

Synopsis

Jimmy Olsen helps Batman and Robin helps Superman to defeat Braniac and Clayface.

Notes

Part 2

Show/hide 73. World's Finest Comics #145 (Superman and Batman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

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

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein

Reprint history

From GCD
From WOrld's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #145
Show/hide 74. Prison For Heroes! (Superman and Batman) Comic story, 7.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane (cameo); Jimmy Olsen (cameo); Batcave; Electric Man; The Freezer; Balloon Man; The Flame; Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Dr. Marlin (Cameo)

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein

Reprint history

From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #145

Synopsis

Batman is hypnotized into becoming the warden of an alien prison and charged with capturing Superman and imprisoning him with the other heroes inside.

Show/hide 75. The Revenge of Superman! (Superman and Batman) Comic story, 7.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Electric Man; Balloon Man; The Freezer; The Flame; Waraj; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Superman [Clark Kent]

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein

Reprint history

From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #145

Synopsis

Superman escapes from the prison and takes revenge on Batman. So the aliens from the planet Vor come down to try to regain control of their prison plan to conquer the universe.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 38575

Cover added

  • 11/02/2010

Index completed

  • 11/02/2010

Last updated

  • 06/02/2009