World's Finest #153, Imaginary Story: Bats vs. Supes|
So I was drafting up my second post when the comm got suspended. Fortunately it was already under the new "one-third of the comic" limit. [Mods: How's the balance between the commentary/the scans? I'm still vague on where the balance is supposed to fall.]
"The SAGA of Superman vs. Batman!"
Published November, 1963, complete with those awesome old-timey ads and one-pagers.
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The issue finishes off with more ads, more shorts, and "The Boy Who Changed The Future!", wherein one of those omniscient 1960's computers that talks to you in punchcard binary predicts the imminent destruction of life on earth (6am, June 1, 1952--mark your calendars). But since the kid used the computer without permission, he has to keep THE END OF THE WORLD a secret lest he get into trouble, so he sets to save it himself. It takes about two pages, naturally.
Tags: char: batman/bruce wayne, char: lex luthor, char: robin/nightwing/dick grayson, char: superman/clark kent, char: thomas wayne, era: silver age, in-joke: herodickery, publisher: dc comics, title: world's finest comics