(Summer 1943)

DC, 1941 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
92
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Jack Schiff (actual)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #161, 170, 179, 188, 223-228, 230)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Cover vignettes: Superman (Ed Dobrotka); Star Spangled Kid (Hal Sherman); Green Arrow (Cliff Young); Batman (Dick Sprang & Norman Fallon), Boy Commandos (Joe Simon).


none (Table of Contents)

Superman; Batman and Robin; Green Arrow; Star-Spangled Kid and Stripesy; Boy Commandos / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Simon ? (swipes)
Inks:
Joe Simon ? (swipes)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Boy Commandos [Brooklyn (aka Dan Turpin); Alfie Twidgett; Andre Chavard; Jan Haasan]; Captain Rip Carter; Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Stripesy [Pat Dugan]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover vignettes: Superman (Ed Dobrotka); Star Spangled Kid and Stripesy (Hal Sherman); Green Arrow (Cliff Young); Batman and Robin (Dick Sprang & Norman Fallon), Boy Commandos (Joe Simon).

The Insect Terror! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Ed Dobrotka [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
John Sikela [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; The Insect Master (villain, introduction, death)
Synopsis:
A new criminal succeeds in terrorizing Metropolis with hordes on insects, something he says will continue unless the citizens pay him tribute!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits in World's Finest Archives are wrong. Art and writer identifications by Bob Hughes (November, 2004).

Meet Mister Gadget (Table of Contents)

The Star Spangled Kid and Stripesy / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Hal Sherman
Inks:
Hal Sherman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Stripesy [Pat Dugan]; Mister Gadget (vllain, introduction)

The Man Who Made Miracles (Table of Contents)

Zatara / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joseph Sulman
Inks:
Joseph Sulman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
occult
Characters:
Zatara

Message to Mermansk (Table of Contents)

The Boy Commandos / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Simon
Pencils:
Joe Simon
Inks:
Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war; adventure
Characters:
The Boy Commandos [Brooklyn (aka Dan Turpin); Alfie Twidgett; Andre Chavard; Jan Haasan]; Captain Rip Carter; the Nazis (villains)

Indexer Notes

Credits revised by Craig Delich (November, 2005). Writer and penciller credits previously given as Joe Simon? & inker credit previously given to Jack Kirby?

none (Table of Contents)

Super-Sleuth McFooey / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Farr
Pencils:
Jack Farr
Inks:
Jack Farr
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jack Farr

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Super-Sleuth McFooey

Indexer Notes

All credits by Craig Delich (November, 2005). Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 2008-1-17.

Bring 'em Back Alive (Table of Contents)

Martin of the Marines / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Daly
Inks:
John Daly
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Sgt. Pat Martin

The Eye of Sheba! (Table of Contents)

The Green Arrow / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Cliff Young
Inks:
Steve Brodie
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Joseph Vance; Big Max (villain)

Among Their Souvenirs (Table of Contents)

Drafty / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Stan Kaye
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
military; humor
Characters:
Drafty

Man With the Camera Eyes (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Jerry Robinson [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
George Roussos [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Colors:
George Roussos
Letters:
?

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Henri Longvieux; Oliver Hunt (introduction); Dude Fay (villain, introduction); Bat-Plane (rogue imitation used by the villain); Bat-Plane
Synopsis:
Oliver Hunt is tired of being tabbed "The Man With the Camera Eyes," so he joins up with a known gang in Gotham City to help them commit crimes: as long as there is no murder or mayhem committed.
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Indexer Notes

Colorist credit by Craig Delich (November, 2005).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. none
    Superman; Batman and Robin; Green Arrow; Star-Spangled Kid and Stripesy; Boy Commandos
  2. 1. The Insect Terror!
    Superman
  3. 2. Meet Mister Gadget
    The Star Spangled Kid and Stripesy
  4. 3. The Man Who Made Miracles
    Zatara
  5. 4. Message to Mermansk
    The Boy Commandos
  6. 5. none
    Super-Sleuth McFooey
  7. 6. Bring 'em Back Alive
    Martin of the Marines
  8. 7. The Eye of Sheba!
    The Green Arrow
  9. 8. Among Their Souvenirs
    Drafty
  10. 9. Man With the Camera Eyes
    Batman and Robin
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Daniel Thingvold
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Lou Mougin
  • Craig Delich
  • Clayton Emery
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Allen Ross