(March 1962)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly, with the exception of January, April, July and October
On-sale date
1962-01-18
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 ad in My Greatest Adventure #65 and copyright registration.


The Mystery of the Alien Super-Boy! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Logi of Durim; Quisto; 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/).

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

Joe Weider / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Mystery of the Alien Super-Boy! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Jerry Coleman
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Logi of Durim; Quisto; Sklur; Hansh; Hroguth; Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Synopsis
An alien super-hero mistakes Superman and Batman for criminals from his own planet.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inks credit from Bob Bailey. Bob Klein and Gene Reed credit inks to John Forte. 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) /

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

From Many Lands... (Table of Contents: 4)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
Trading goods with other countries.

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

Green Lantern; The Flash / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Planeteers' Plutonian Passenger (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tommy Tomorrow
Synopsis
Tommy takes on a Sydian fire-breathing creature that is attacking a pilot who has crashed on an asteroid.

Indexer Notes

Next appearance in SHOWCASE #41.

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

Rip Hunter... Time Master; Tomahawk / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Homer / 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
Want something, Mac?
Genre
humor
Characters
Homer
Synopsis
Homer changes a "Men Working" sign to reflect what is actually happening.

Pieces of the Rainbow (Table of Contents: 9)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
The effect color plays in our lives.

The Case of the Crime Specialists (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Arrow-Plane; The Mastermind [Volar]; Arrow-Car
Synopsis
The Mastermind is using criminals with special talents to perform "impossible" crimes.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer id by Martin O'Hearn.

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

Aquaman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Chet Atkins Method / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Scrambled Squares / 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
Even is you're not an artist...

Indexer Notes

Redraw scrambled squares in their correct alignment.

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

Best Values Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

Junior Sales Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Mystery of the Alien Super-Boy!
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Joe Weider
  3. 2. The Mystery of the Alien Super-Boy!
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  4. 3. ["This famous symbol is your guarantee..."]
    Batman; Detective Comics
  5. 4. From Many Lands...
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Green Lantern; The Flash
  7. 6. The Planeteers' Plutonian Passenger
    Tommy Tomorrow
  8. 7. ["For the very best..."]
    Rip Hunter... Time Master; Tomahawk
  9. 8. ["Want something, Mac?"]
    Homer
  10. 9. Pieces of the Rainbow
  11. 10. The Case of the Crime Specialists
    The Green Arrow
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Aquaman
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Chet Atkins Method
  14. 13. ["Even is you're not an artist..."]
    Scrambled Squares
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Best Values Co.
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Ray Bottorff Jr
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