(February 1964)

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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly, with the exception of Jan., April, July and Oct.
On-sale date
1963-12-12
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
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 Ghost of 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

Pencils credit per Bob Klein, Gene Reed, Mike Tiefenbacher, and Bob Hughes. Craig Delich credits Jim Mooney. Pat Lang credits Sheldon Moldoff. 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) /

The World of Dinosaurs / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Ghost of Batman (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman and Batman and Robin / comic story / 14.67 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Wood
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batwoman [Kathy Kane]; Sphinx Gang; Ned Garver; Al Regan; Alfred; Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Synopsis
Criminals seem to assassinate Batman while Superman is disguised as him. Now they can't reveal Batman is still alive without revealing his true identity.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

inker credit by Craig Delich and Pat Lang

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

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

Matchbox / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Special Christmas Quiz -- "Christmas in Many Lands!" (Table of Contents: 5)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Short information on global Christmas customs accompanied by illustrations.

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately preceding page 9 of the previous story sequence.

Previously in February 1955 issues.

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

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

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

Ollie / 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
The bell would ring while I'm taking a shower!
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

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

The Amazing Money Bombs (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
war
Characters
Adolf Hitler

The Doom Hunters (Table of Contents: 10)

Aquaman and Aqualad / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller
Pencils
Ramona Fradon
Inks
Ramona Fradon
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aqualad; Daredevils' Club; Welky; Tom Blake
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Last new Aquaman story in World's Finest Comics, over two years after the start of the solo Aquaman series.

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn.

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Irwin Donenfeld
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Publisher:National Periodical Publications, Inc.
575 Lexington Ave, New York 22, NY.
Editor: Jack Schiff
Owners: Harry Donenfeld, Irwin Donenfeld, Sonia Iger, Jack Liebowitz, P. Sampliner, S. Sampliner, Harry Donenfeld Foundation
(No circulation figures.)

Fight Global Air Battles with Planes of All Nations (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Roman War Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

American Body Building Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Best Values Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Ghost of Batman!
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    The World of Dinosaurs
  3. 2. The Ghost of Batman
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Matchbox
  6. 5. Special Christmas Quiz -- "Christmas in Many Lands!"
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Batman; Detective Comics
  8. 7. ["The bell would ring while I'm taking a shower!"]
    Ollie
  9. 8. ["Get these favorite, exciting and entertaining comics magazines..."]
  10. 9. The Amazing Money Bombs
  11. 10. The Doom Hunters
    Aquaman and Aqualad
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
  13. 12. Fight Global Air Battles with Planes of All Nations
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Roman War Soldiers
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    American Body Building Club
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Best Values Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Matthew Head
  • Peter Croome
  • Chris Boyko
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Craig Delich
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