Superman Fan Podcast Episode #191: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated May/June 1956: World’s Finest Comics #82!

Episode #191: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated May/June 1956: World's Finest Comics #82!

Episode #191: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated May/June 1956: World’s Finest Comics #82!

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WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 82, May/June 1956, was published around March 29, 1956. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of a dime. Jack Schiff was the editor, and the cover was drawn by Win Mortimer.

– The 12 page Superman/Batman story was THE THREE SUPER MUSKETEERS, written by Edmond Hamilton, pencilled by Dick Sprang and inked by Stan Kaye. It was reprinted in THE GREATEST TEAM-UP STORIES EVER TOLD, WORLD’S FINEST COMICS ARCHIVE vol. I and SHOWCASE PRESENTS: WORLD’S FINEST vol. I.

– Tomahawk starred in the 6 page second story of the issue, THE INDIAN FORTUNE TELLER, drawn by Fred Ray.

– The final 6 page story of the issue starred Green Arrow in THE PICTURES OF PERIL, written by Dave Wood? and drawn by George Papp.

Elsewhere in DC Comics, 27 titles carried the May or May/June 1956 cover date.

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