(July-August 1946)

DC, 1941 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
76
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:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #161, 170, 179, 188, 223-228, 230)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Credits by Craig Delich 5/04.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

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

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits by Craig Delich, verified by Jack Burnley.
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 Colossus of Metropolis (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:
Stan Kaye ? [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen (?); Frank Bushwick; Coleman Lacy; Mary Dashiell; Ray Morris; Arthur Wingham; Gerald Keene
Synopsis:
A group of former silent screen stars sink every penny of their fortunes into re-creating two of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World in order to gain publicity, all in hopes of reviving their careers. But when they are destroyed in a rainstorm, only Superman can save the day and bring their dreams into fruition.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Script, pencils, and inks credits by Bob Hughes (November, 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/).

The Radar Runners (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Papp (signed)
Inks:
George Papp (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

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

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/).

Who's Zoo? (Table of Contents)

Zatara / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
William F. White (signed)
Inks:
William F. White (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Zatara

The Secret of the Seven (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Steve Brodie
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

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

Indexer Notes

Curt Swan verified his art credits to Craig Delich.

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/).

Room For Improvement (Table of Contents)

Johnny Everyman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Johnny Everyman

Champions Don't Brag! (Table of Contents)

Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
William Woolfolk ?
Pencils:
Win Mortimer [as Bob Kane] (signed, see notes)
Inks:
Win Mortimer [as Bob Kane] (signed, see notes)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Hugh Ross (introduction); Robert Batson (introduction); Batson's father (introduction); John Ross (Hugh's father, introduction); Frogskin (villain, introduction); Goldplate Gorney (villain, introduction); Scat (villain, introduction); Hammer (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
High-powered crook Goldplate Gorney figures that Robin the Boy Wonder knows Batman's identity, and he must be a high school athlete. So he decides to stakeout a big track meet to see which athlete wins the meet, who, therefore, MUST be Robin the Boy Wonder!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Signal; Dustin Flour Mill; Gotham City; Gotham City Gazette

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Bob Hughes.

Mortimer signed as Win on Page 3, panel 3, on the microphone.

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; Batman; Robin
  2. 1. The Colossus of Metropolis
    Superman
  3. 2. The Radar Runners
    Green Arrow
  4. 3. Who's Zoo?
    Zatara
  5. 4. The Secret of the Seven
    The Boy Commandos
  6. 5. Room For Improvement
    Johnny Everyman
  7. 6. Champions Don't Brag!
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Craig Delich
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Lou Mougin
  • Craig Delich
  • Clayton Emery
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Allen Ross