(December-January 1950)

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Volume:
?
Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
76
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
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; Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

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

Indexer Notes

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/).

When Metropolis Went Mad (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; J. Wilbur Wolfingham; Lois Lane; Perry White

Indexer Notes

Writer and inker identification by Bob Hughes, July 2005.
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 Railroad Wreckers (Table of Contents)

Wyoming Kid / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Wyoming Kid

Indexer Notes

Writer credit added by Craig Delich and verified by Johnson.
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/).

Stand By for Contraband (Table of Contents)

Full-Steam Foley / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron ?
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Full-Steam Foley

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Bob Hughes, July 2005.
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 Green Arrow Duels the Blue Lancer (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Blue Lancer (villain)
Keywords:
Arrowplane

Indexer Notes

This story is not on 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/).

The Whispering Wizard (Table of Contents)

Zatara / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Kashdan
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Zatara

Indexer Notes

Writer credit revised by Craig Delich 12-12-07 (formerly was Joe Samachson?).

The Man with a Thousand Eyes (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp
Job Number:
H-378

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne; aka Paul Dekker]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Harlan Bates (inventor); Count Florian (villain)
Synopsis:
Count Florian, a criminal Batman and Robin once battled in London, comes to America and successfully steals a civilian invention in order to spy on America.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Signal

Indexer Notes

Lew Schwartz pencil credit removed by Craig Delich on 12 December 2007, as Schwartz verified Kane pencils 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/).

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman; Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. When Metropolis Went Mad
    Superman
  3. 2. The Railroad Wreckers
    Wyoming Kid
  4. 3. Stand By for Contraband
    Full-Steam Foley
  5. 4. The Green Arrow Duels the Blue Lancer
    Green Arrow
  6. 5. The Whispering Wizard
    Zatara
  7. 6. The Man with a Thousand Eyes
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Craig Delich
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Edgar Loftin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Lou Mougin
  • Craig Delich
  • Clayton Emery
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Allen Ross