Showdown at Gotham City!; The Relativity of Auntie Gravity!; Return of the River Rat!; The Case of the Runaway Sculpture last edited by Darkside_of_the_Sun on 09/28/18 05:43PM View full history

“SHOWDOWN AT GOTHAM CITY!” It’s Superman and Batman in a showdown against the Penguin and Terra-Man!

  1. "Showdown at Gotham City!" (Superman and Batman) written by Denny O'Neil, penciled by Rich Buckler, inked by Dick Giordano, colored by Gene D'Angelo and lettered by Ben Oda.
  2. "The Relativity of Auntie Gravity!" (Green Arrow and Black Canary) written by Gerry Conway, penciled by Alex Saviuk, inked by Frank Chiaramonte, colored by Jerry Serpe and lettered by Ben Oda.
  3. "Return of the River Rat!" (Black Lightning) written by Denny O'Neil, penciled by Romeo Tanghal, inked by Vince Colletta, colored by Doug Klein and lettered by Ben Oda.
  4. "JLA Databank Dossier: Hawkman" written by Bob Rozakis, penciled by Ed Barretto, inked by Dave Simons, colored by Todd Klein and lettered by Shelly Leferman.
  5. "The Case of the Runaway Sculpture" (Captain Marvel and Mary Marvel) written by E. Nelson Bridwell, penciled by Don Newton, inked by Dave Hunt, colored by Adrienne Roy and lettered by Ben Oda.


  • Julius Schwartz guest editor of the Superman-Batman story.
  • "Escape-Proof" Man-Net Arrow, Rope Arrow, Flare Arrow, Ball-and-Chain Arrow, Grappling Hook Arrow and Smoke Arrow used.
  • The Hawkman story is a four page origin and flashback recap.
  • The Justice League of America have a cameo flashback appearance in the Hawkman story.
  • This issue contains the Hostess Superhero Ad, Green Lantern in "Triclops Three-Eyed Keeper of the Cave".

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