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World's Finest Comics #99!

World’s Finest Comics #99!

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WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 99, February 1959, was published around December 4, 1958. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of a dime. The editor was Jack Schiff, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by Stan Kaye.

– The 12 page Superman/Batman story was titled, BATMAN’S SUPER SPENDING SPREE, written by Bill Finger, pencilled by Dick Sprang and inked by Stan Kaye. This story has been reprinted in WORLD’S FINEST COMICS ARCHIVE vol. II and SHOWCASE PRESENTS: WORLD’S FINEST vol. I.

– Green Arrow starred in the six page story,CRIMES UNDER GLASS, written by Robert Bernstein, pencilled by Jack Kirby and inked by his wife, Roz Kirby.

– Tomahawk wrapped up the issue in the six page story, THE FRONTIER ROGUES GALLERY, drawn by Fred Ray.

Also highlighted in this episode are the issue’s ads and other features.

Elsewhere in DC Comics, 32 titles carried the February, or February/March 1959 cover date, thanks to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics at These titles were featured at the end of Episode 182.

Next Episode: MEGACON 2013 PREVIEW!

In 2 Weeks, after the MegaCon episodes: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED JANUARY 1962: SUPERMAN 150 & ACTION COMICS 284!

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