World's Finest Comics #176

DC Comics

United States

Published
June 1968
Page count
36
Cover price
0.12
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/21924

Credits

Editing
Mort Weisinger

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Show/hide Cover Untitled (Superman and Batman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman; Supergirl; Batgirl

Credits

Art
Neal Adams
Editing
Mort Weisinger
Show/hide 1. The Superman-Batman Split! (Superman and Batman) Comic story, 18 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman; Robin; Supergirl; Batgirl; James Gordon; Jimmy Olsen; Ronald Jason; Desmond Jason; Kandor; green kryptonite

Credits

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Dick Giordano

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #110 ([October 1968?])
The Superman-Batman Split
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #110 ([October 1968?])
 
United States
Super-Team Family (DC, 1975 series) #3 (February-March 1976)
The Superman-Batman Split
 
United States
Super-Team Family (DC, 1975 series) #3 (February-March 1976)
 
Australia
Giant Superman Album (KG Murray, 1973? series) #28 ([November 1976?])
The Superman-Batman Split Part 2: A Tale of 3 Teams
 
Australia
Giant Superman Album (KG Murray, 1973? series) #28 ([November 1976?])
 
United States
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #16 (September 1981)
The Superman-Batman Split!
 
United States
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #16 (September 1981)
 
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #302 (April 1984)
The Superman-Batman Split!
 
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #302 (April 1984)
 
Australia
Super Adventure (Federal, 1984 series) #6 ([December 1984?])
The Superman-Batman Split
 
United States
Batman Illustrated by Neal Adams (DC, 2003 series) #1 ([September] 2003)
The Superman-Batman Split!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Batgirl (DC, 2007 series) #1 (2007)
The Superman-Batman Split!
From GCD
in World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #302
in Super-Team Family (DC, 1975 series) #3 (February-March 1976)
in Best of DC, The (DC, 1979 series) #16
in Super-Team (Epix, 1992 series) #6/1992

Synopsis

Actor Jason Desmond's dying performance is an attempt to fool Superman and Batman into believing he is 2 aliens, one hunting the other. But his story rings false and Superman lets Batman in on the hoax, which ends up fooling Supergirl, Batgirl, Robin, and Jimmy Olsen anyway.

Notes

Part II is titled "A Tale of 3 Teams."

Show/hide 2. The Case of the Magic Baseball (Martian Manhunter) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Martian Manhunter
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz] (origin part 2); "Trigger" Tom Taylor (flashback); Big Bob Michaels; Brad Devon

Credits

Script
Jack Miller
Art
Joe Certa

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From GCD
From Detective Comics #226 (December 1955).

Synopsis

J'onn J'onzz captures Brad Devon and his men for blackmailing Bob Michaels, and helps Michaels win a baseball game on the way.

Notes

Editors' Round Table choice. J'onn J'onzz has some powers no longer associated with him, including the ability to see the future, walk through walls, and affect the velocity of matter.

Show/hide 3. Cape and Cowl Comments (Superman and Batman) Letters page, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman

Credits

Script
Mort Weisinger ?
Letters
typeset

Notes

Letters from: Guy Michaelson etal, Selina Zane; Dave Truesdale; Andy Franklin; Milo Miles; William Cole, with an illustration.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 41131

Cover added

  • 05/06/2010

Index completed

  • 05/06/2010