(December 1962)

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Volume:
?
Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Jack Schiff
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 Riddle of the Four Planets! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

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

Indexer Notes

Bob Klein, Gene Reed, Mike Tiefenbacher, and Bob Hughes credit pencils to Dick Dillin. Craig Delich and Pat Lang credit pencils to Jim Mooney.
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/).

Riddle of the Four Planets! (Table of Contents)

Superman and Batman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Coleman
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Zelaphod; Indal; Thrikor; Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Synopsis:
Superman, Batman and Robin must help an alien race stop the Zelaphod, an alien beast that is loose on Earth.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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/).

King of the Land Beasts (Table of Contents)

Aquaman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney ?
Pencils:
Ramona Fradon
Inks:
Ramona Fradon
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman; Aqualad
Synopsis:
Strange chemicals cause Aquaman to turn green and lose his ability to live underwater.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Bob Hughes.
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/).

Diptych with Green Arrow story.

The War Against the Weather (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

["Watch out for that car, Homer!"] (Table of Contents)

Homer / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

The Human Sharks (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bob Haney (?)
Pencils:
Lee Elias (signed)
Inks:
Lee Elias (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Arrow-Cave; Arrow-Sub; Shark Gang
Synopsis:
Green Arrow and Speedy must stop a gang of thieves who opererate underwater.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Bob Hughes.

Diptych with Aquaman story.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Riddle of the Four Planets!
    Superman and Batman
  2. 1. Riddle of the Four Planets!
    Superman and Batman
  3. 2. King of the Land Beasts
    Aquaman
  4. 3. The War Against the Weather
  5. 4. ["Watch out for that car, Homer!"]
    Homer
  6. 5. The Human Sharks
    Green Arrow
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Lou Mougin
  • Craig Delich
  • Clayton Emery
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Allen Ross