(October-November 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 and Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero

The Great Steel Mystery (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Perry White

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Bob Hughes, December 2004. Previously credited to William Woolfolk, but Woolfolk's records obtained by Martin O'Hearn show he did not write this story.
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/).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Ton o' Fun / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Harry Lampert (signed)
Pencils:
Harry Lampert (signed)
Inks:
Harry Lampert (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Three unrelated gag cartoons.

The Fatal Arrow (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero

["You Know How Mothers Worry?"] (Table of Contents)

Jerry the Jitterbug / 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; teen

The Secret of the Stolen Statues (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

writer id by Craig Delich

[Basking in the Sunshine?] (Table of Contents)

Peg / 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; teen

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Little Stanley / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; animal

The Visiting Wizard (Table of Contents)

Zatara / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Samacson ?
Pencils:
Ralph Mayo
Inks:
Ralph Mayo
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Zatara; Rahman
Synopsis:
Zatara meets a boastful magician who is a fraud.

Indexer Notes

Writer identification 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/).

["Servant of the People"] (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

[Count Your Change] (Table of Contents)

Nervous Norman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Phil Berube (signed)
Pencils:
Phil Berube (signed)
Inks:
Phil Berube (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

The Pirate's Sweetheart (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/).

Smart Like A Fox (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Song of Crime (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:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Joker
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

giant prop story

School Children Round the World (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

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/).

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman and Batman
  2. 1. The Great Steel Mystery
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Ton o' Fun
  4. 3. The Fatal Arrow
    Green Arrow
  5. 4. ["You Know How Mothers Worry?"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  6. 5. The Secret of the Stolen Statues
    Wyoming Kid
  7. 6. [Basking in the Sunshine?]
    Peg
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Little Stanley
  9. 8. The Visiting Wizard
    Zatara
  10. 9. ["Servant of the People"]
    Casey the Cop
  11. 10. [Count Your Change]
    Nervous Norman
  12. 11. The Pirate's Sweetheart
    Full-Steam Foley
  13. 12. Smart Like A Fox
  14. 13. Song of Crime
    Batman
  15. 14. School Children Round the World
    Superman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Daniel Thingvold
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Lou Mougin
  • Craig Delich
  • Clayton Emery
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Allen Ross