(Winter 1944)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman; Batman; Robin / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Jack Burnley
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

Indexer Notes

Art credits confirmed by Jack Burnley.

The Man Who Stole A Reputation! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron [as Jerry Siegel] (signed)
Pencils:
Ira Yarbrough [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
George Roussos [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Mr. Gerkin (Link's boss); The Lynx [Lester Link](introduction); Tornadi (villain); Pig-Eye (villain); Baby-Face (villain)
Synopsis:
Mild mannered Lester Link, upset that he is squandering away his life for a mere pittance, quits his job and declares himself to reporters Lane and Kent that he is the secret ruler of the underworld. The underworld gang bosses, however, have something to say about that!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits in Archives are wrong. Writer identification by Bob Hughes and verified by Craig Delich (November, 2005).

When Stripesy Went to College (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:
Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Stripesy [Pat Dugan]

Sub Ahoy! (Table of Contents)

Drafty / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
military; humor
Characters:
Drafty; Tim

Bobby Meets A Brownie (Table of Contents)

Zatara / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Zatara

Indexer Notes

Artist revision by Craig Delich (November, 2005). Credit previously assigned to Joseph Sulman ?Writer credit verified by Fox in the pages of Alter-Ego #14 (April, 2002), in which a portion of the original script is reproduced.

The Baffling Mystery of the Gruesome Affair of " Oh Yeah- So What?" (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; crime
Characters:
Super-Sleuth McFooey

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 2008-1-19.

Golden Victory (Table of Contents)

The Boy Commandos / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Simon
Pencils:
Joe Simon
Inks:
Marvin Stein ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
The Boy Commandos [Captain Rip Carter; Brooklyn [Dan Turpin]; Alfie Twidgett; Andre Chavard; Jan Haasan]

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich.

The Serpent of Sand Burr Beach (Table of Contents)

Dover and Clover / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Dover; Clover

Indexer Notes

Writer credit [Ellsworth] added by Craig Delich (November, 2005). Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 2010-2-21.

From Acid to Arson (Table of Contents)

The Green Arrow / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Arrowcar

Alfred Gets His Man! (Table of Contents)

Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Slick Swade (villain, introduction); Squirrel (villain, introduction); Spud (villain, introduction); Topper (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
While shopping one day, Alfred accidently overhears a mobster the Batman once put in jail attempt extortion on another criminal named Squirrel, so he gets involved in the apprehension of said villain and helps to recover a fortune in diamonds.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City; Gotham City Gazette

Indexer Notes

Last appearance of rotund Alfred in World's Finest.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman; Batman; Robin
  2. 1. The Man Who Stole A Reputation!
    Superman
  3. 2. When Stripesy Went to College
    The Star Spangled Kid and Stripesy
  4. 3. Sub Ahoy!
    Drafty
  5. 4. Bobby Meets A Brownie
    Zatara
  6. 5. The Baffling Mystery of the Gruesome Affair of " Oh Yeah- So What?"
    Super-Sleuth McFooey
  7. 6. Golden Victory
    The Boy Commandos
  8. 7. The Serpent of Sand Burr Beach
    Dover and Clover
  9. 8. From Acid to Arson
    The Green Arrow
  10. 9. Alfred Gets His Man!
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Lou Mougin
  • Craig Delich
  • Clayton Emery
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Allen Ross