(March 1965)

DC, 1941 Series
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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
1965-01-28
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Mort Weisinger; E. Nelson Bridwell (assistant editor, uncredited)
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 80 Page Giant Magazine #8 and copyright registration.


Superman and Batman -- Outlaws! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman
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) /

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

Superman and Batman -- Outlaws! Part 1: The Evil Superman and Batman (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman and Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Genre
superhero
Characters
Clayface; Luthor; Jimmy Olsen; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Evil Superman; The Evil Batman
Synopsis
Superman and Batman get blown to a parallel Earth where Clayface and Luthor are heroes and Superman and Batman are villains.
Reprints
Keywords
kryptonite; parallel world

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

G. I. Joe / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Part II: The Incredible New Super-Team! (Table of Contents: 4)

Superman and Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Genre
superhero
Characters
Evil Superman; Evil Batman; Clayface; Brainiac; Evil Robin; Luthor's sidekick, Jimmy Olsen
Synopsis
Luthor and Brainiac capture Superman and Batman and imprison them for the crimes of their evil counterparts.
Reprints
Keywords
Batcave; Fortress of Solitude; kryptonite; parallel-world Kandor

Friends Across the Seas (Table of Contents: 5)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy

Indexer Notes

On the page between page 2 and page 3 of the previous story sequence.

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

Cape and Cowl Comments / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Pencils
Curt Swan ? (illustration)
Inks
George Klein (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

80 Page Giant; More Secret Origins / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

The Testor Corporation / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Casey the Cop / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
He just held up the bank!
Genre
humor

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

Silly Putty / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

The Ninth Wonder (Table of Contents: 11)

Congorilla / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Bernstein
Pencils
Howard Sherman
Inks
Howard Sherman
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Genre
jungle; superhero
Characters
Dr. Kovec; Janu the Jungle Boy
Synopsis
Origin of Congorilla retold.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Surprise Feature

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

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Dan'l Boone's Trek to Ol' Kentucky / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

10 Issues of World's Finest for Only $1.00 (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

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

Tricksy / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That Tricksy is the greatest slack wire artist in the world!
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Irwin Donenfeld
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Publisher: National Periodical Publications
575 Lexington Ave, NY, NY 10022
Editor: Mort Weisinger
Owners: Harry Donenfeld, Jack Liebowitz; P Sampliner; Irwin Donenfeld, S Sampliner, Sonia Iger.
No circulation figures

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Superman and Batman -- Outlaws!
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    The World of Dinosaurs
  3. 2. Superman and Batman -- Outlaws! Part 1: The Evil Superman and Batman
    Superman and Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    G. I. Joe
  5. 4. Part II: The Incredible New Super-Team!
    Superman and Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  6. 5. Friends Across the Seas
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Cape and Cowl Comments
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    80 Page Giant; More Secret Origins
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    The Testor Corporation
  10. 9. ["He just held up the bank!"]
    Casey the Cop
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Silly Putty
  12. 11. The Ninth Wonder
    Congorilla
  13. 12. Fight Global Air Battles with Planes of All Nations
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Dan'l Boone's Trek to Ol' Kentucky
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Congorilla
  16. 15. 10 Issues of World's Finest for Only $1.00
  17. 16. ["That Tricksy is the greatest slack wire artist in the world!"]
    Tricksy
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
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