(July-August 1953)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Jack Schiff (Managing Editor); Mort Weisinger (story editor); George Kashdan (story editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #161, 170, 179, 188, 223-228, 230)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman and Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]

Indexer Notes

lightning; rain; picnic

Get A Box Seat To Nature's Wonders! (Table of Contents)

Buzzy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen

The Confessions of Superman (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Hamilton ?
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Perry White; Jor-El; Lara; Ma Kent; Pa Kent
Synopsis:
Superman writes his autobiography.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Quick Quiz / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
H. T. Elmo ?
Pencils:
H. T. Elmo ?
Inks:
H. T. Elmo ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

Battle of the Treetops (Table of Contents)

Tomahawk / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Ray
Inks:
Fred Ray
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical; western-frontier
Reprints:

[Throw the Bum Out!] (Table of Contents)

Varsity Vic / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor; teen

The Crimeless Crimes of Arrowville (Table of Contents)

Green Arrow / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow; Arrowplane
Synopsis:
The Town of Arrowville hasn't had any crime for five years thanks to Green Arrow.

[His Office Was Closed] (Table of Contents)

Little Pete / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor; children

Rope of Rangoon (Table of Contents)

Danger Trail / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Wood
Pencils:
Howard Sherman
Inks:
Bruno Premiani ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
spy

Indexer Notes

Originally scheduled for Danger Trail #6, which was never published. Inker id by Craig Delich 6/04. Strip was titled "Spy Thriller".

[Swapping Records] (Table of Contents)

Jerry The Jitterbug / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor; teen

Melody in G I (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

The Five Different Batmen (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Kane (Batman & Robin figures); Lew Sayre Schwartz
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Commissioner Gordon; Vicki Vale (blonde hair)
Synopsis:
Five people tell their memories of Batman, who appears to be dead.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Craig Delich, June 2004.
Letters credit from Todd Klein via his Klein Letters blog (19 September 2016, http://kleinletters.com/Blog/ira-schnapp-in-worlds-finest-comics-part-2/).

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman and Batman
  2. 1. Get A Box Seat To Nature's Wonders!
    Buzzy
  3. 2. The Confessions of Superman
    Superman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Quick Quiz
  5. 4. Battle of the Treetops
    Tomahawk
  6. 5. [Throw the Bum Out!]
    Varsity Vic
  7. 6. The Crimeless Crimes of Arrowville
    Green Arrow
  8. 7. [His Office Was Closed]
    Little Pete
  9. 8. Rope of Rangoon
    Danger Trail
  10. 9. [Swapping Records]
    Jerry The Jitterbug
  11. 10. Melody in G I
  12. 11. The Five Different Batmen
    Batman
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