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How did Batman, Wonder Woman, and Superman first meet and team-up? DC is finally going to tell that story

Batman/Superman: World's Finest #30 will tell the first team-up of DC's three iconic characters this summer

Batman/Superman: World's Finest #30
Image credit: Dan Mora/DC

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Even as the Trinity of Evil — that would be Amanda Waller, the Brainiac Queen, and Failsafe, if you’re curious — runs rampant across the world in DC’s big summer 2024 event, Absolute Power — fans will get to revisit happier times for DC’s original trinity of Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman in August, with the fan-favorite Batman/Superman: World’s Finest telling the story of the three heroes’ first adventure together.

Since its launch in 2022, World’s Finest — written by comic industry legend Mark Waid, with art by Dan Mora and a number of guest artists; August’s #30 is illustrated by Gleb Melnikov, with Mora busy drawing the aforementioned Absolute Power — has amazed fans by telling stories rooted in the history of the comic book DCU, including revisiting some important “firsts”: the first meeting of Superman and Batman, and the first team-up of the Joker and Lex Luthor.

Now, in August’s #30, Waid and Melnikov bring the Amazon Princess into proceedings, with DC describing the issue simply: “Get ready to see the Trinity — Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman — take part in their first adventure as a trio!”

Covers for the issue come from Dan Mora, Puppeteer Lee, Lucio Parrillo, Daniel Bayliss, and Jorge Jimenez, with the last providing a tribute to a beloved Detective Comics cover (#587, if you’re curious) by the late Norm Breyfogle. You can look at all the Batman/Superman: World’s Finest #30 covers in the gallery below:

Batman/Superman: World’s Finest #30 will be released August 21.


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