(November 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
1961-09-07
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Jack Schiff; 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 Mirror Batman! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

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

Indexer Notes

Bob Klein, Gene Reed, Bob Hughes, and Mike Tiefenbacher contend that the pencils are by Dick Dillin and the inks are by Sheldon Moldoff. Craig Delich and Pat Lang contend the art is by Jim Mooney. 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/).

Treasure Chest of Fun (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Honor House Products Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Mirror Batman (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Jerry Coleman
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Jim Mooney ?
Colors
?
Letters
Stan Starkman ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Xanu; Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Synopsis
Batman falls into a cosmic mirror and comes out distorted and with new powers. Superman and Robin take him back into the mirror world and battle Xanu.
Reprints

Tootsie Roll Makes History! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Homer / 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
Hmm - I could use a helper on this painting job!
Genre
humor

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

Giant Batman Annual / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

See the Many Fantastic Faces of Superman... (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Giant Superman Annual / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Wanted: Safe Bus Riders! (Table of Contents: 7)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; advocacy

The Doomed Planeteer (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Jack Miller
Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
Stan Starkman ?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Capt. Falk; Brent Wood

There's More Than Meets the Eye... (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll Pop / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Schemes to Stay Alive (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

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

World Globe / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Garcelon Stamp Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Cop Who Lost His Nerve (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Lee Elias
Inks
Lee Elias
Colors
?
Letters
Stan Starkman ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Fred Jennings; Weasel; Artie (Gang Boss)
Synopsis
Green Arrow and Speedy help a cop who is scared to death of cats.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn.

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

Tootsie Roll Ice Cream Bar / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Sea Devils / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Mirror Batman!
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  2. 1. Treasure Chest of Fun
    Honor House Products Corp.
  3. 2. The Mirror Batman
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  4. 3. Tootsie Roll Makes History!
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. ["Hmm - I could use a helper on this painting job!"]
    Homer
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Giant Batman Annual
  7. 6. See the Many Fantastic Faces of Superman...
    Giant Superman Annual
  8. 7. Wanted: Safe Bus Riders!
  9. 8. The Doomed Planeteer
    Tommy Tomorrow
  10. 9. There's More Than Meets the Eye...
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  11. 10. Schemes to Stay Alive
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    World Globe
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Company
  14. 13. The Cop Who Lost His Nerve
    The Green Arrow
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Ice Cream Bar
  16. 15. ["Shake hands with a shark!"]
    Sea Devils
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    American Specialty Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Bob Hughes
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