(February-March 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); 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

Statement of Ownership- National Comics.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Batman; Robin

Indexer Notes

Win Mortimer verified pencils and inks credits to Craig Delich.
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 Revolt of the Thought Machine (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Alvin Schwartz ?
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Perry White
Synopsis:
Superman battles a computer.

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/).

The Code of the West (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier

A Thief in the Night (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure

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/).

The Microbe Tamer (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Dr. Salman Waksman
Synopsis:
Biography of Dr. Salman Waksman.

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/).

The Secret of Thunder Mountain (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

writer verified by Martin O'Hearn, but is not listed in Otto Binder's 1963/1964 listing of his DC credits.

Magic Against the Law (Table of Contents)

Zatara / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Samchson?
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

writer id by Bob Hughes

Brightening Up With Movie Stars (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

[Maid's Day Off] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

The Confession of Batman (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Alvin Schwartz?
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

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/).

Stand Up For Sportsmanship (Table of Contents)

Batman / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
George Roussos ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

Inker i.d. by Bob Hughes (December 2004).
This ad showed up in all DC titles this month, and inks has been alternately credited to Win Mortimer or Stan Kaye.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman and Batman
  2. 1. The Revolt of the Thought Machine
    Superman
  3. 2. The Code of the West
    Wyoming Kid
  4. 3. A Thief in the Night
    Full-Steam Foley
  5. 4. The Microbe Tamer
  6. 5. The Secret of Thunder Mountain
    Green Arrow
  7. 6. Magic Against the Law
    Zatara
  8. 7. Brightening Up With Movie Stars
  9. 8. [Maid's Day Off]
    Shorty
  10. 9. The Confession of Batman
    Batman
  11. 10. Stand Up For Sportsmanship
    Batman
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  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Edgar Loftin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Lou Mougin
  • Craig Delich
  • Clayton Emery
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Allen Ross