(November-December 1948)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
76
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor); Jack Schiff (actual editor)
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Batman; Robin

Indexer Notes

Win Mortimer verified his art to Craig Delich.

The Superman Story (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [also as Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Joey Crane; Jack Donovan; Mart Lane; Horace Mills
Synopsis:
Perry White assigns several reporters to follow a day in the life of Superman and compete for the best story. Young photographer Joey Crane asks to go along, but always remains a step behind Superman and the other reporters. But Joey wins the competition as he is able to capture the effect Superman's good deeds have on the people he helps.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer credit altered by Bob Hughes, May 2006. Originally credited to Edmond Hamilton ?
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/).

All About People (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff ? (adaptation); Eva Knox Evan (original author)
Pencils:
John Daly ?
Inks:
John Daly ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy

Indexer Notes

Based on the book All About Us by Eva Knox Evans.

Public service pages.

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 Killer In The Iron Machine (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; war

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/).

Green Arrow, Criminal At Large (Table of Contents)

Green Arrow / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Arrowplane (colored green); Flyer Fleer

Indexer Notes

Writer's credit from Otto Binder's 1963/1964 listing of DC credits. This is his second published Green Arrow credit.

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/).

Menace to Magicians (Table of Contents)

Zatara / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Samachson
Pencils:
William F. White
Inks:
William F. White
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

Writer verified by Martin O'Hearn.
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/).

Top of the World (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typreset

Genre:
adventure

["Rain, rain, go away"] (Table of Contents)

Ozzie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Phil Berube (signed)
Pencils:
Phil Berube (signed)
Inks:
Phil Berube (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children

The Underworld's Museum of Crime (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger?
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

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. [no title indexed]
    Superman and Batman
  2. 1. The Superman Story
    Superman
  3. 2. All About People
  4. 3. The Killer In The Iron Machine
    Boy Commandos
  5. 4. Green Arrow, Criminal At Large
    Green Arrow
  6. 5. Menace to Magicians
    Zatara
  7. 6. Top of the World
  8. 7. ["Rain, rain, go away"]
    Ozzie
  9. 8. The Underworld's Museum of Crime
    Batman
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