(August-September 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

Win Mortimer verified his art to Craig Delich.

The Girl Who Hated Reporters (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:
Lois Lane
Synopsis:
Flashback story that shows Lois working at a lunchcounter and getting a job at the Daily Planet after Clark. Contradicts previously established continuity.

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/).

[Cool St Bernard] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Destination- Boothill (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

The Case of the Innocent Crooks (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Papp (signed)
Inks:
George Papp (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

[Every Face Should Wear A Smile] (Table of Contents)

Sunshine Nelly / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Callahan
Pencils:
Jack Callahan
Inks:
Jack Callahan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Shanghai Sheba's Revenge (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/).

Job Counselor (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero

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/).

Magic In Reverse (Table of Contents)

Zatara / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Zatara

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Craig Delich, June 2004.
Writer identification by Bob Hughes.

Prepare to Be A Hero (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

[Follow That Laundry!] (Table of Contents)

Casey the Cop / 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

["Hold Me, I'm Scared!"] (Table of Contents)

Varsity Vic / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Crime Above The Clouds (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane (Batman & Robin figures); Lew Sayre Schwartz
Inks:
Sy Barry
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

Writer credit 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/).

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman and Batman
  2. 1. The Girl Who Hated Reporters
    Superman
  3. 2. [Cool St Bernard]
    Shorty
  4. 3. Destination- Boothill
    Wyoming Kid
  5. 4. The Case of the Innocent Crooks
    Green Arrow
  6. 5. [Every Face Should Wear A Smile]
    Sunshine Nelly
  7. 6. Shanghai Sheba's Revenge
    Full-Steam Foley
  8. 7. Job Counselor
    Superboy
  9. 8. Magic In Reverse
    Zatara
  10. 9. Prepare to Be A Hero
  11. 10. [Follow That Laundry!]
    Casey the Cop
  12. 11. ["Hold Me, I'm Scared!"]
    Varsity Vic
  13. 12. Crime Above The Clouds
    Batman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Lou Mougin
  • Craig Delich
  • Clayton Emery
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Allen Ross