Episode #203: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated November/December 1956: World’s Finest Comics #85!

Episode #203: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated November/December 1956!

World's Finest Comics #85!

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WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 85, November/December 1956, was published around September 27, 1956. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of a dime. The editor was Jack Schiff, and the cover was pencilled by Dick Sprang and inked by Stan Kaye, who were the art team for the Superman/Batman story in this issue. This story was reprinted in WORLD’S FINEST COMICS ARCHIVE vol. I and SHOWCASE PRESENTS: WORLD’S FINEST vol. I.

– Edmund Hamilton wrote the 12 page Superman/Batman story, titled THE SUPER RIVALS.

– Tomahawk starred in the 6 page second story, THE FRONTIER DESTROYER, drawn by Fred Ray.

– Green Arrow starred in the 6 page final story of this issue, THE DANGERS FROM TOMORROW, drawn by George Papp.

Elsewhere in DC Comics, 30 titles carried the November or November/December 1956 cover date.

Next Episode: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED JANUARY 1960: SUPERMAN #134 & ACTION COMICS #260!

In 2 Weeks: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED DECEMBER 1956: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN #17!

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