(November 1959)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly, with the exception of January, April, July and October
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Jack Schiff; Murray Boltinoff (associate editor); George Kashdan (associate 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

The Alien Superman! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters credit from Todd Klein via his Klein Letters blog (18 September 2016, http://kleinletters.com/Blog/ira-schnapp-in-worlds-finest-comics-part-1/).

The Alien Superman (Table of Contents)

Superman and Batman / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Perry White (cameo); The Joker (Cameo, Flashback); Midge Martin (gang boss); Khalex (alien)
Synopsis:
Superman suddenly spins a cocoon around himself and then emerges as an alien version of himself, with no memories of his past.
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It Happened in Illinois (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Kubert
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Reprints:

New Stars for "Old Glory" (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
historical

The Reckless Rookie! (Table of Contents)

Tommy Tomorrow / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

["This is the greatest machine in the world, Ollie!"] (Table of Contents)

Ollie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)

Genre:
humor

Desert Dead-End (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

The Mighty Mr. Miniature (Table of Contents)

Green Arrow / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Herron
Pencils:
Lee Elias
Inks:
Lee Elias
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Mr. Miniature (introduction)
Synopsis:
Green Arrow and Speedy must stop Mr. Miniature, who uses toys to help him in his crimes.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Block Buster / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Alien Superman!
    Superman and Batman
  2. 1. The Alien Superman
    Superman and Batman
  3. 2. It Happened in Illinois
  4. 3. New Stars for "Old Glory"
  5. 4. The Reckless Rookie!
    Tommy Tomorrow
  6. 5. ["This is the greatest machine in the world, Ollie!"]
    Ollie
  7. 6. Desert Dead-End
  8. 7. The Mighty Mr. Miniature
    Green Arrow
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Block Buster
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Katie
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Peter Croome
  • Chris Boyko
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Craig Delich
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