(July-August 1958)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1958-05-22
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 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.


Battle of the Super-Heroes! (Table of Contents)

Superman and Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
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/).

Are You a Litter-Bug? (Table of Contents: 1)

Little Pete / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Genre
advocacy

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

The Battle of the Super-Heroes (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Dave Wood
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Ray Burnley
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; aliens from the planet Xlym
Synopsis
Alien gamblers give Batman super-powers as part of a bet.
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: 3) (Expand) /

Roadmaster / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Ollie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hmm, a French chef is giving a cooking lesson on TV.
Genre
humor

The Indian Troubadour (Table of Contents: 5)

Tomahawk / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Ray
Inks
Fred Ray
Colors
?
Letters
Pat Gordon

Genre
historical; western-frontier
Reprints

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

Reel Facts / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It is believed that James J. Corbett...
Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Chief Hot Foot / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hello, Chief!" "Hello, White Cloud. I hear your son is back from Eastern College
Genre
humor
Reprints

Wings and Winnie Winchester Do a Good Deed (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Winchester Super Speed Roller Skates / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Tasteful Triumph (Table of Contents: 10)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
History of the ice cream cone.

Meet the Space Ranger (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Showcase; The Space Ranger / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Green Arrow Vs. the Red Dart (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Red Dart [John "The Midas" Mallory]
Synopsis
John Mallory pretends to be the superhero Red Dart to prevent Green Arrow and Speedy from stopping his gang's crime spree.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Bob Hughes.

GA has Green Hat; Red Darts "red" costume is actually orange and blue.

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

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

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

Jowett Institute of Physical Training / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Battle of the Super-Heroes!
    Superman and Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. Are You a Litter-Bug?
    Little Pete
  3. 2. The Battle of the Super-Heroes
    Superman and Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Roadmaster
  5. 4. ["Hmm, a French chef is giving a cooking lesson on TV."]
    Ollie
  6. 5. The Indian Troubadour
    Tomahawk
  7. 6. ["It is believed that James J. Corbett..."]
    Reel Facts
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  9. 8. ["Hello, Chief!" "Hello, White Cloud. I hear your son is back from Eastern College"]
    Chief Hot Foot
  10. 9. Wings and Winnie Winchester Do a Good Deed
    Winchester Super Speed Roller Skates
  11. 10. Tasteful Triumph
  12. 11. Meet the Space Ranger
    Showcase; The Space Ranger
  13. 12. Green Arrow Vs. the Red Dart
    The Green Arrow
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
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