(January-February 1955)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1954-11-24
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (editor-in-chief); Jack Schiff (managing editor); Murray Boltinoff (associate editor); George Kashdan (associate 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.


The Contest of Heroes! (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

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

Indexer Notes

Bob Klein and Gene Reed originally and Showcase Presents and the Archives listed Stan Kaye inks. 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/).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Stephens Credit Sales / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Contest of Heroes (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman and Batman and Robin / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
Pat Gordon

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Lois Lane
Synopsis
An automated rocket returns a shape-shifting alien to Earth where it wants to play games with Superman and Batman.
Reprints

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Superman Playsuit / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Peg / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pardon me, I noticed you sitting there...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Peg
Reprints

Green Arrow's Kid Brother (Table of Contents: 6)

The Green Arrow / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Papp
Inks
George Papp ?
Colors
?
Letters
Pat Gordon

Genre
superhero

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Hollywood Ha-Lights / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm lucky to get off the set so early!
Genre
humor
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Shorty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This sweater is pure wool, the finest grade!
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

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

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

Adventures of the Dubble Bubble Kids / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Block Buster / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Martin Naydel
Pencils
Martin Naydel
Inks
Martin Naydel
Colors
?
Letters
Martin Naydel

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is a good thing to avoid!

Doctors Without Degrees (Table of Contents: 12)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Rudy C. Garcia
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints
  • from All Hands, The Bureau of Naval Personnel Information Bulletin

Gray Wolf's Revenge! (Table of Contents: 13)

Tomahawk / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bruno Premiani
Inks
Bruno Premiani
Colors
?
Letters
Pat Gordon

Genre
historical; western-frontier
Reprints

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

Schwinn Corvette / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Howdy Doody Color Television Set / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Littleton Stamp Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Contest of Heroes!
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  3. 2. The Contest of Heroes
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Superman Playsuit
  6. 5. ["Pardon me, I noticed you sitting there..."]
    Peg
  7. 6. Green Arrow's Kid Brother
    The Green Arrow
  8. 7. ["I'm lucky to get off the set so early!"]
    Hollywood Ha-Lights
  9. 8. ["This sweater is pure wool, the finest grade!"]
    Shorty
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  11. 10. ["Look - There's Ruffy!"]
    Adventures of the Dubble Bubble Kids
  12. 11. ["This is a good thing to avoid!"]
    Block Buster
  13. 12. Doctors Without Degrees
  14. 13. Gray Wolf's Revenge!
    Tomahawk
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Schwinn Corvette
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Howdy Doody Color Television Set
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
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