Tag Archives: World’s Finest Comics

Superman & Batman, Episode 15

Superman & BatmanWelcome to episode 15 of SUPERMAN & BATMAN, featuring your two favorite heroes in one podcast together!

The show’s premise is simple: Each episode, host Michael Bradley celebrates seven decades of the World’s Finest heroes by looking at story featuring the Man of Steel and the Dark Knight, chosen at random mostly from the pages of World’s Finest Comics.

This episode

“Let No Man Write My Epitaph”

GUEST HOST: Shawn Engel of Just One of the Guys: A Green Lantern Podcast, Who True Freaks and The Vault of Startling Monster Horror Tales of Terror!

ORIGINAL PUBLICATION: World’s Finest Comics #220 (cover date November-December 1973)

WHAT TO EXPECT: Superman and Batman .. but pretty much just Batman!

ALSO FEATURING: A not-so-sweet transvestite and illogical placement of World War II artifacts!

PLUS: A rundown of the book’s other contents and a look at what else was on the stands!

DOWNLOAD: GreatKrypton.com

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Superman & Batman, Episode 14

Superman & BatmanWelcome to episode 14 of SUPERMAN & BATMAN, featuring your two favorite heroes in one podcast together!

The show’s premise is simple: Each episode, host Michael Bradley celebrates seven decades of the World’s Finest heroes by looking at story featuring the Man of Steel and the Dark Knight, chosen at random mostly from the pages of World’s Finest Comics.

This episode

“The Superman-Batman Split!”

ORIGINAL PUBLICATION: World’s Finest Comics #176 (cover date June 1968)

WHAT TO EXPECT: Superman and Batman … World’s Finest enemies!

ALSO FEATURING: Supergirl, Batgirl, Jimmy Olsen and Robin!

PLUS: A rundown of the book’s other contents and a look at what else was on the stands!

DOWNLOAD: GreatKrypton.com

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Superman & Batman is a proud member of the Superman Podcast Network. And don’t forget to visit the Superman Homepage!

Superman & Batman, Episode 13

Superman & BatmanWelcome to episode 13 of SUPERMAN & BATMAN, featuring your two favorite heroes in one podcast together!

The show’s premise is simple: Each episode, host Michael Bradley celebrates seven decades of the World’s Finest heroes by looking at story featuring the Man of Steel and the Dark Knight, chosen at random mostly from the pages of World’s Finest Comics.

This episode

“Saga of the Super-Sons!”

GUEST HOST: Emily Middleton of Uncovering the Bronze Age and Shortbox Showcase!

ORIGINAL PUBLICATION: World’s Finest Comics #215 (cover date December-January 1972)

WHAT TO EXPECT: Superman and Batman: The Next Generation (- Worf + random biker gang)!

ALSO FEATURING: Angst and the most insane thing you will ever see Superman do in a comic!

PLUS: A rundown of the book’s other contents and a look at what else was on the stands!

DOWNLOAD: GreatKrypton.com

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Superman & Batman, Episode 12B

Bizarro & Bizarro-BatmabWelcome to episode 12 of SUPERMAN & BATMAN, featuring your two favorite heroes in one podcast together!

The show’s premise is simple: Each episode, host Michael Bradley celebrates seven decades of the World’s Finest heroes by looking at story featuring the Man of Steel and the Dark Knight, chosen at random mostly from the pages of World’s Finest Comics.

This episode

“The Federation of Bizarro Idiots!” (sort of)

ORIGINAL PUBLICATION: World’s Finest Comics #156 (cover date March 1966)

WHAT TO EXPECT: Superman and Batman encounter something … Bizarre (as does your host!)!

ALSO FEATURING: Even more Bizarros and “giving new meaning to ‘going a long way for a joke.’”

PLUS: A rundown of the book’s other features and a look at what else was on the stands!

DOWNLOAD: GreatKrypton.com

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Superman & Batman, Episode 12

Superman & BatmanWelcome to episode 12 of SUPERMAN & BATMAN, featuring your two favorite heroes in one podcast together!

The show’s premise is simple: Each episode, host Michael Bradley celebrates seven decades of the World’s Finest heroes by looking at story featuring the Man of Steel and the Dark Knight, chosen at random mostly from the pages of World’s Finest Comics.

This episode

“The Federation of Bizarro Idiots!”

ORIGINAL PUBLICATION: World’s Finest Comics #156 (cover date March 1966)

WHAT TO EXPECT: Superman and Batman meet the World’s Finest! Bizarro World’s Finest, that is!

ALSO FEATURING: Bizarros galore, questionable superhero decisions and the Joker!

PLUS: A rundown of the book’s other features and a look at what else was on the stands!

DOWNLOAD: GreatKrypton.com

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Superman & Batman, Episode 11

Superman & BatmanWelcome to episode 11 of SUPERMAN & BATMAN, featuring your two favorite heroes in one podcast together!

The show’s premise is simple: Each episode, host Michael Bradley celebrates seven decades of the World’s Finest heroes by looking at story featuring the Man of Steel and the Dark Knight, chosen at random mostly from the pages of World’s Finest Comics.

This episode

“The Super-Newspaper of Gotham City”

ORIGINAL PUBLICATION: World’s Finest Comics #80 (cover date January-February 1956)

WHAT TO EXPECT: Superman and Batman — rivals in the Fourth Estate!.

ALSO FEATURING: Robin, Lois Lane and Perry White!

PLUS: A rundown of the book’s other features and a look at what else was on the stands!

DOWNLOAD: GreatKrypton.com

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Superman & Batman is a proud member of the Superman Podcast Network. And don’t forget to visit the Superman Homepage!

Superman & Batman, Episode 8

Superman & BatmanWelcome to episode eight of SUPERMAN & BATMAN, featuring your two favorite heroes in one podcast together!

The show’s premise is simple: Each episode, host Michael Bradley celebrates seven decades of the World’s Finest heroes by looking at story featuring the Man of Steel and the Dark Knight, chosen at random mostly from the pages of World’s Finest Comics.

This episode

“… The Lurkers”

ORIGINAL PUBLICATION: World’s Finest Comics #248 (cover date December 1977-January 1978)

WHAT TO EXPECT: Superman and Batman must unravel a series of mysteries that have no reason to be connected but, of course, are.

ALSO FEATURING: Alfred Pennyworth, Morgan Edge and … Julie Madison?!

PLUS: A rundown of the book’s other features and a look at what else was on the stands!

DOWNLOAD: GreatKrypton.com

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Superman Fan Podcast Episode #294 Part I: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated February 1960: World’s Finest Comics #107!

World's Finest Comics #107!

World’s Finest Comics #107!

Download Episode #294 Part I!

WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 107, February 1960, was published around December 3, 1959. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 10¢. Jack Schiff was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by Stan Kaye.

- The 13 page Superman/Batman story was titled SECRET OF THE TIME CREATURE, written by Bill Finger and pencilled by Dick Sprang. According to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics and the Grand Comic Book Database, Sheldon Moldoff was the inker, while the Comic Book Database credits Charles Paris as the inker. This story has been reprinted in WORLD’S FINEST COMICS ARCHIVES vol. III and SHOWCASE PRESENTS: WORLD’S FINEST vol. I, which also credits Charles Paris as the inker.

- Tommy Tomorrow starred in the 6 page story, THE PLANETEER FILM STAR, written my Jack Miller and drawn by Jim Mooney.

- The 6 page Green Arrow story was titled THE MENACE OF THE MOLE MEN, written by Ed Herron and drawn by Lee Elias. This story has been reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: GREEN ARROW vol. I.

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

Elsewhere In DC Comics will be featured in Part II of the February or February/March 1960 Superman Family comic books next episode.

Next Episode: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED FEBRUARY 1960 PART II: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 15!

In 2 Weeks: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOK COVER DATED JANUARY 1963 PART I: SUPERMAN 158!

In 3 Weeks: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOK COVER DATED JANUARY 1963 PART II: SUPERMAN ANNUAL 6!

In 1 Month: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOK COVER DATED JANUARY 1963 PART III: ACTION COMICS 296!

In 5 Weeks: MEGACON 2014 PREVIEW!

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Superman & Batman, Episode 6

Superman & BatmanWelcome to episode six of SUPERMAN & BATMAN, featuring your two favorite heroes in one podcast together!

The show’s premise is simple: Each episode, host Michael Bradley celebrates seven decades of the World’s Finest heroes by looking at story featuring the Man of Steel and the Dark Knight, chosen at random mostly from the pages of World’s Finest Comics.

This episode

“Superman & Robin”

ORIGINAL PUBLICATION: World’s Finest Comics #75 (cover date March-April 1955)

WHAT TO EXPECT: Superman and Batman? No. Superman and Robin!

ALSO FEATURING: Poor detective skills and Commissioner Gordon (though not necessarily in that order)!

PLUS: A rundown of the book’s other features and a look at what else was on the stands!

DOWNLOAD: GreatKrypton.com

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Superman & Batman is a proud member of the Superman Podcast Network. And don’t forget to visit the Superman Homepage!

Superman & Batman, Episode 5

Superman & BatmanWelcome to episode four of SUPERMAN & BATMAN, featuring your two favorite heroes in one podcast together!

The show’s premise is simple: Each episode, host Michael Bradley celebrates seven decades of the World’s Finest heroes by looking at story featuring the Man of Steel and the Dark Knight, chosen at random mostly from the pages of World’s Finest Comics.

This episode

“Death Flaunts Its Golden Grin”

ORIGINAL PUBLICATION: World’s Finest Comics #227 (cover date January-February 1975)

WHAT TO EXPECT: Superman and Batman digging for gold!

ALSO FEATURING: The acrobat ghost-with-the-most, Deadman!

PLUS: A rundown of the book’s other features and a look at what else was on the stands!

DOWNLOAD: GreatKrypton.com

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Superman & Batman is a proud member of the Superman Podcast Network. And don’t forget to visit the Superman Homepage!