(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)
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

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; Batman; Robin
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:
?

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
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:
H. T. Elmo
Pencils:
H. T. Elmo
Inks:
H. T. Elmo
Colors:
?
Letters:
H. T. 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 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:
A. Talbott Roche (credited)
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; Robin; Joker; Commissioner Gordon
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)

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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
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
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  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Per Sandell
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Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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