Superman Fan Podcast Episode #179: Superman Comic Book Cover Dated November/December 1955: World’s Finest Comics #79!

World's Finest Comics 79, November/December 1955!

World’s Finest Comics 79, November/December 1955!

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WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 79, November/December 1955, was published around September 29, 1955. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of a dime. The editor was Jack Schiff, and the cover was drawn by Win Mortimer.

The 12 pg. Superman/Batman story was titled THE 3 MAGICIANS OF BAGDAD!, written by Edmond Hamilton, pencilled by Dick Sprang and inked by Stan Kaye. It was reprinted in WORLD’S FINEST COMICS ARCHIVES vol. I and SHOWCASE PRESENTS: WORLD’S FINEST vol. I.

The six page Green Arrow story was ARCHER FROM ACROSS THE SEA, written by George Kashdan and drawn by George Papp.

Tomahawk starred in the six page story WEAPON OF PEACE, written by France E. Herron, pencilled by Bruno Premiani and inked by Ray Burnley.

Elsewhere in DC Comics, 29 titles carried the November or November/December 1955 cover date.

Next Episode: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED JANUARY 1959: SUPERMAN 126 & ACTION COMICS 248!

In two weeks: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED DECEMBER 1955: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 9!

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