(April-May 1950)

DC, 1941 Series
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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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

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/).

Lois Lane and Clark Kent, Detectives (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 [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer identification 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/).

The Silver Dollar Clue (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
Characters:
The Wyoming Kid [Bill Polk]

The Switchman of Crime (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Switchman (villain, introduction)

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/).

Renegade Train Boss (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Roussos
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Craig Delich, June 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/).

Three Tasks for a Hero (Table of Contents)

Zatara / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Kashdan
Pencils:
Ralph Mayo
Inks:
Ralph Mayo
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Zatara [Giovani "John" Zatara]

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Craig Delich, June 2004.

Writer identification 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/).

The Ghost of Gallows Head (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

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/).

Words About Music (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

[Goldfish vs Dog] (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
Characters:
Shorty

The Historian of Crime (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Writer A
Pencils:
Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures); Lew Sayre Schwartz
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

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

Indexer Notes

Revised inker credit by Craig Delich (December 2005). Deleted the Bob Kane inker 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/).

Code For Buddies (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman; Batman; Robin
  2. 1. Lois Lane and Clark Kent, Detectives
    Superman
  3. 2. The Silver Dollar Clue
    Wyoming Kid
  4. 3. The Switchman of Crime
    Green Arrow
  5. 4. Renegade Train Boss
  6. 5. Three Tasks for a Hero
    Zatara
  7. 6. The Ghost of Gallows Head
    Full-Steam Foley
  8. 7. Words About Music
  9. 8. [Goldfish vs Dog]
    Shorty
  10. 9. The Historian of Crime
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  11. 10. Code For Buddies
    Superman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • James Zee
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Craig Delich
  • Clayton Emery
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