(September-October 1946)

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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.


none (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich, verified by Burnley.

Impossible But True (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
? [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; Jerry (Planet newsroom boy); Olga Olmstead; Mr. Olmstead (Olga's father); Mr. Upjohn (radio program director); Posy Edwards (villain); Nick (villain); Archie (villain)
Synopsis:
In order to protect her father, Olga Olmstead uses her position on a popular radio show to disguise code messages related to various crimes that have been committed, and gets fired for doing it. Superman quickly sees through the situation, and resolves the program as well as regaining the woman's position on the show.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits from Craig Delich (May 2004).
Intro of the Impossible But True radio program, later to feature Roy Raymond.
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/).

Digging For Danger (Table of Contents)

Zatara / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Zatara

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/).

Rip Carter's Birthday (Table of Contents)

The Boy Commandos / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Louis Cazeneuve
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Indexer Notes

Inker credit by Craig Delich.

Ten Million Must Die (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Johnny Everyman

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/).

[no title indexed] (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 by Craig Delich.

The Arrow Meets Bull's-Eye (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Steve Brodie [as George Papp] (signed)
Inks:
Steve Brodie [as George Papp] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp (see notes)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Bull's-Eye (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Craig Delich (December 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/). Letter balloons are not by Schnapp, but probably by the artists.

The Case of the Valuable Orphans! (Table of Contents)

Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Win Mortimer [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Win Mortimer [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Petey (orphan); Herby Willinger (orphan); Miss Garner (orphan home employee); Joey (orphan); Nell (villain); Sandy (villain)
Synopsis:
The Dynamic Duo must handle a case involving a foul-hearted scheme of promising young orphans a home and parents, then using them as dupes in a rotten racket.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batmobile; Batplane; Gotham City; Gotham Orphan Home For Boys; K. Gray Toy Shop; Mills Hardware

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/).

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. none
    Superman; Batman; Robin
  2. 1. Impossible But True
    Superman
  3. 2. Digging For Danger
    Zatara
  4. 3. Rip Carter's Birthday
    The Boy Commandos
  5. 4. Ten Million Must Die
    Johnny Everyman
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Super-Sleuth McFooey
  7. 6. The Arrow Meets Bull's-Eye
    Green Arrow
  8. 7. The Case of the Valuable Orphans!
    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