(November-December 1952)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1952-10-01
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited) (editor); Jack Schiff (managing editor); Mort Weisinger (story editor); George Kashdan (story editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

[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
typeset

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

Buzzy Says "You Get What You Vote For!" (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Editing
?

Genre
advocacy; teen
Characters
Joe; Buzzy Brown; Mr. Brown
Synopsis
Joe discovers you can't get what you want if you don't vote.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Superman's Blackout! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Genre
superhero

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Big Town / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Big Features in One Big Book! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

World's Finest Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

The Rogue Archer! (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
superhero

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/).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Peg / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is a beautiful ring Alvin gave me!
Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Smith Brothers Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Quick Quiz / activity / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Horace Elmo
Pencils
Horace Elmo
Inks
Horace Elmo
Colors
?
Letters
Horace Elmo

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Is snow white?
Genre
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Wildroot Cream-Oil / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Camels on the Warpath! (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Don C. Cameron
Pencils
Howard Sherman
Inks
Howard Sherman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inker credit based on copies of DC's editorial records for this series sent to Gene Reed.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Vitamin Vic / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Farr
Pencils
Jack Farr
Inks
Jack Farr
Colors
?
Letters
Jack Farr

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Phew-ee! - What a double hunk of man!!
Genre
humor

Gold Coast Cops! (Table of Contents: 15)

Manhunters Around the World / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
John Fischetti
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Reprints

Want to Be a Brass Hat? (Table of Contents: 16)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ruth Roche (credited as A. Talbott Roche)
Pencils
Raymond Perry
Inks
Raymond Perry
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
A short article about model railroaders and their devotion to their hobby.

Indexer Notes

A. Talbott Roche is possibly a pseudonym for scripter John Talbot.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Shorty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'll try selling at this house first!
Genre
humor

The Crimes of Batman! (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script
David Vern
Pencils
Bob Kane (Batman & Robin figures); Lew Sayre Schwartz
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Alfred; The Joker; Dink Devers; Joker's henchmen
Synopsis
After the Joker is embarrassed when Batman uses a tip from him to apprehend a criminal, the Joker is determined to force Batman to commit crimes by holding Robin as hostage unless Batman complies.
Reprints

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/).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Novelty Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman; Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. Buzzy Says "You Get What You Vote For!"
    Buzzy
  3. 2. Superman's Blackout!
    Superman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. ["Here comes that new kid..."]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum
  6. 5. Editorial Advisory Board
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Big Town
  8. 7. Big Features in One Big Book!
    World's Finest Comics
  9. 8. The Rogue Archer!
    The Green Arrow
  10. 9. ["This is a beautiful ring Alvin gave me!"]
    Peg
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  12. 11. ["Is snow white?"]
    Quick Quiz
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  14. 13. Camels on the Warpath!
    The Wyoming Kid
  15. 14. ["Phew-ee! - What a double hunk of man!!"]
    Vitamin Vic
  16. 15. Gold Coast Cops!
    Manhunters Around the World
  17. 16. Want to Be a Brass Hat?
  18. 17. ["I'll try selling at this house first!"]
    Shorty
  19. 18. The Crimes of Batman!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Novelty Mart
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Thom McAn
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