Episode #207: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated January February 1957: World’s Finest Comics #86!

Episode #207: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated January/February 1957!

World's Finest Comics #86!

Episode #207

WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 86, January/February 1957, was published around November 29, 1957. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of a dime. Jack Schiff was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by Stan Kaye.

The 12 page Superman/Batman story in this issue was titled, THE SUPER SHOW OF GOTHAM CITY, written by Edmond Hamilton, pencilled by Dick Sprang and inked by Stan Kaye. This story has been reprinted  in WORLD’S FINEST ARCHIVES vol. II and SHOWCASE PRESENTS: WORLD’S FINEST vol. I.

The second, 6 page story starred Tomahawk in, THE CHEROKEE STORM RAIDERS, written by Dave Wood and drawn by bob Brown.

Green Arrow starred in this issue’s final 6 page story, 1,000 ARROWS OF DOOM, written by Dave Wood and drawn by George Papp.

Elsewhere in DC Comics, 34 titles carried the January or January/February 1957 cover date.

Next Episode: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOK COVER DATED MARCH 1960: ACTION COMICS 262!

In 2 Weeks: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED FEBRUARY 1957: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 18!

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