(July-August 1949)

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

[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 credits to Craig Delich.

The Discovery of Supermanium (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Hamilton ?
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Supermanium (intro); Super-Saved Club; James H. Thorben
Synopsis:
A unscrupulous promoter gets Superman to discover a new element and then tries to corner the market.

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Bob Hughes, 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/).

Collector of Humans (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow; The Snare (intro)
Synopsis:
A fanatic collector tries to add humans to his collection.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn, however it is not in Otto Binder's 1963/1964 listing of his DC credits.
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/).

See America Foist (Table of Contents)

Doc and Fatty / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Howard Sherman
Inks:
Howard Sherman
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
adventure; humor
Characters:
Columbus

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/).

[All Salesmen Go to the Rear] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor

The Voyage of the Merry X (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Frank Giacoia?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; war

The Dog Who Could Work Miracles (Table of Contents)

Zatara / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Samachson ?
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Bob Hughes.
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/).

Devils With Baggy Pants (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert M. Banker (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

The Man With the Fatal Hands (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Charles Paris
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 Discovery of Supermanium
    Superman
  3. 2. Collector of Humans
    Green Arrow
  4. 3. See America Foist
    Doc and Fatty
  5. 4. [All Salesmen Go to the Rear]
    Shorty
  6. 5. The Voyage of the Merry X
    Boy Commandos
  7. 6. The Dog Who Could Work Miracles
    Zatara
  8. 7. Devils With Baggy Pants
  9. 8. The Man With the Fatal Hands
    Batman
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