(March 1961)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly, with the exception of January, April, July and October
On-sale Date
1961-01-17
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Jack Schiff (editor); Murray Boltinoff (associate editor); George Kashdan (associate editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

The Creature from Beyond! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
John Forte ?; Stan Kaye ?; Sheldon Moldoff ? (see notes)
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Superman [Clark Kent / Kal-El]; Creature from Beyond [Vance Collins]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Bob Klein and Gene Reed contend that Stan Kaye did the inks. Craig Delich contends that Sheldon Moldoff did the 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) /

Joe Weider / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Creature from Beyond! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman and Batman and Robin / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Coleman
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye ?; Sheldon Moldoff ?; Stan Kaye ? (see notes)
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner Gordon; Professor Evans; Creature from Beyond [Vance Collins] (villain); The Jackson Mob (villain)
Synopsis
The Creature from Beyond is helping the Jackson Mob commit robberies.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Bob Klein and Gene Reed contend that the inks were by Sheldon Moldoff. Chris Delich and Pat Lang contend the inks were by Stan Kaye. 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) /

Detective Comics; Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Don't Sell Nature Short! (Table of Contents: 4)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Bernard Baily
Inks
Bernard Baily
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy

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

Rip Hunter... Time Master / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Dateline-- Outer Space (Table of Contents: 6)

Tommy Tomorrow / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Jim Mooney
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Brent Wood
Reprints

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

Blackhawk; Tomahawk / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Lem 'n Lime / 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 wash the car and surprise Lem!
Genre
humor

Surprise for a Spy (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
spy

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

The Brave and the Bold; Hawkman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Ape Archer (Table of Contents: 11)

Green Arrow / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Herron
Pencils
Lee Elias
Inks
Lee Elias
Colors
?
Letters
Stan Starkman ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Bonzo (monkey); Bart Rockland; Lance
Synopsis
Green Arrow and Speedy must determine what has made the chimp Bonzo take up a life of crime.
Reprints

Your Passport to Amazing Adventures! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

House of Mystery; My Greatest Adventure; House of Secrets / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 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) /

Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

American Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Creature from Beyond!
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Joe Weider
  3. 2. The Creature from Beyond!
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  4. 3. ["This famous symbol is your guarantee..."]
    Detective Comics; Batman
  5. 4. Don't Sell Nature Short!
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Rip Hunter... Time Master
  7. 6. Dateline-- Outer Space
    Tommy Tomorrow
  8. 7. ["For the very best..."]
    Blackhawk; Tomahawk
  9. 8. ["I'll wash the car and surprise Lem!"]
    Lem 'n Lime
  10. 9. Surprise for a Spy
  11. 10. ["Who is Hawkman--"]
    The Brave and the Bold; Hawkman
  12. 11. The Ape Archer
    Green Arrow
  13. 12. Your Passport to Amazing Adventures!
    House of Mystery; My Greatest Adventure; House of Secrets
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
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