(January-February 1958)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1957-11-17
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
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); George Kashdan (associate)
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 Boy from Outer Space! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

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

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/).

Draw Bob Hope! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Art Instruction, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Boy from Outer Space! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman and Batman and Robin / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Skyboy [Tharn of Kormo] (introduction); Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Rawl; Rawl's space-bandit gang
Synopsis
A mysterious boy with Super-powers crash lands on Earth. Superman takes him in, but Batman suspects he's a criminal.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Klein/Reed incorrectly list Paris inks

The Kings of Comedy! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Sgt. Bilko; The Adventures of Bob Hope; The Adventures of Jerry Lewis; Jackie Gleason and the Honeymooners / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Varsity Vic / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There's Bill Sawyer!
Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Wanted: A Teen-Age Code (Table of Contents: 5)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Ruben Moreira
Inks
Ruben Moreira
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
advocacy

The Indian Cannoneers! (Table of Contents: 6)

Tomahawk / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Ray
Inks
Fred Ray
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
historical; western-frontier
Characters
Tomahawk; Dan Hunter

World at Your Fingertips (Table of Contents: 7)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

about stamp collecting

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

Lem 'n' Lime / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
#1
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look, airplanes! Let's go for a ride!
Genre
humor

Marauders from the Deep! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Frogman Gang (introduction); Arrowplane
Synopsis
Green Arrow has to fight crime under water.

Indexer Notes

red hat

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

Nutty Putty / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

100 Toy Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Boy from Outer Space!
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  2. 1. Draw Bob Hope!
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  3. 2. The Boy from Outer Space!
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  4. 3. The Kings of Comedy!
    Sgt. Bilko; The Adventures of Bob Hope; The Adventures of Jerry Lewis; Jackie Gleason and the Honeymooners
  5. 4. ["There's Bill Sawyer!"]
    Varsity Vic
  6. 5. Wanted: A Teen-Age Code
  7. 6. The Indian Cannoneers!
    Tomahawk
  8. 7. World at Your Fingertips
  9. 8. ["Look, airplanes! Let's go for a ride!"]
    Lem 'n' Lime
  10. 9. Marauders from the Deep!
    The Green Arrow
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Nutty Putty
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
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