(Spring 1943)

DC, 1941 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1943-03-06
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
World's Best Comics Co.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited as F. W. Ellsworth) (editor); Mort Weisinger (actual editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration. On-sale date of March 3 in ad in Star Spangled Comics #20. On-sale date of March 10 in ad in More Fun Comics #90.

The Treasure That Time Forgot (Table of Contents)

Seven Soldiers of Victory / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ed Dobrotka
Inks
Ed Dobrotka
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Seven Soldiers of Victory [Shining Knight; Stripesy; Star-Spangled Kid; Crimson Avenger; Green Arrow; Speedy; Vigilante; Wing]
Reprints

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Big 8 (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

The Treasure That Time Forgot! Chapter 1 (Table of Contents: 3)

Seven Soldiers of Victory / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Samachson
Pencils
Maurice Del Bourgo
Inks
Maurice Del Bourgo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Seven Soldiers of Victory [Shining Knight [Sir Justin]; Stripesy [Pat Dugan]; Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Crimson Avenger [Lee Travis]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]]; Wing; Scrivener; Atahualpa (death); Mr. Milton; Francisco Pizarro (villain); Jameson (villain); Burton (villain, death)
Synopsis
The Seven Soldiers of Victory are offered one billion dollars to recover a fortune in gold that was hidden from murderous Spaniards in the Andes Mountains by the Incan Indians. A man named Burton was the last to know of it's location but left only cryptic clues behind to be discovered after his death.
Reprints

Chapter 2: Crimes by Proxy! (Table of Contents: 4)

Seven Soldiers of Victory / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Samachson
Pencils
Maurice Del Bourgo
Inks
Maurice Del Bourgo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Stripesy [Pat Dugan]; Vigilante [Greg Sanders] (cameo); un-named criminal (villain)
Synopsis
The two teams head for South America to locate the gold in friendly competition, but soon, each team begins to believe that the other is out to put them out of the way in order to get the gold for themselves.
Reprints

Chapter 3: A Duel to the Death! (Table of Contents: 5)

Seven Soldiers of Victory / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Samachson
Pencils
Maurice Del Bourgo
Inks
Maurice Del Bourgo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Shining Knight [Sir Justin]; Winged Victory; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; Copperhead (villain)
Synopsis
A clever criminal and his henchmen, through a series of clever maneuvers, plant seeds of doubt in the mine of our heroes and get them to work against one another in their search for the gold.
Reprints

Chapter 4: Winged Masters of the Mountains! (Table of Contents: 6)

Seven Soldiers of Victory / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Samachson
Pencils
Maurice Del Bourgo
Inks
Maurice Del Bourgo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Shining Knight [Sir Justin]; Winged Victory; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; Scrivener; Copperhead (villain)
Synopsis
The Copperhead and his henchman believe that the Seven Soldiers have figured out all of the cryptic clues left behind by Burton, so they elect to destroy immediately the Vigilante and the Shining Knight.
Reprints

Chapter 5: The Gold That Failed to Glitter! (Table of Contents: 7)

Seven Soldiers of Victory / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Samachson
Pencils
Maurice Del Bourgo
Inks
Maurice Del Bourgo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Seven Soldiers of Victory [Shining Knight [Sir Justin]; Stripesy [Pat Dugan]; Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]]; Mr. Milton
Synopsis
When the team regroups, the Soldiers begin to battle one another until they discover they have been duped by the Copperhead, then they join forces to travel to the gold's location, only to find it missing.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Crimson Avenger and Wing do not appear in this sequence.

Chapter 6: The Third Treasure Trail! (Table of Contents: 8)

Seven Soldiers of Victory / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Samachson
Pencils
Maurice Del Bourgo
Inks
Maurice Del Bourgo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Crimson Avenger [Lee Travis]; Wing; Scrivener; Copperhead (villain)
Synopsis
The Crimson Avenger and Wing travel the third treasure trail outlined in Burton's clues to the gold and discover a lost Incan village where they are captured by the locals who believe them to be no better than the Spaniards.
Reprints

Chapter 7: Trail's End! (Table of Contents: 9)

Seven Soldiers of Victory / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Samachson
Pencils
Maurice Del Bourgo
Inks
Maurice Del Bourgo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Seven Soldiers of Victory [Shining Knight [Sir Justin]; Stripesy [Pat Dugan]; Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Crimson Avenger [Lee Travis]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]]; Wing; Mr. Milton; Copperhead (villain); Scrivener (villain)
Synopsis
Milton discovers that his secretary, Scrivener is in reality the Copperhead, and a full scale battle ensues as the huge gold deposit is uncovered.
Reprints

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

Laffs / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It shrank!
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

3 gags

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

World's Finest Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Warrior's Return (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 1.75 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Brush
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

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

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

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

Terror O'Dowd / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You must be slipping 'Terror'...
Genre
humor
Characters
Terror O'Dowd

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

Gags / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bath salts!
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

3 gags

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

Boy Commandos / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Private Pete / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Golly! Brr.. It's cold here...
Genre
humor; military

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

Shorty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Help! Someone fell in the water!
Genre
humor; military

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Wonders of Science, Simplified / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Treasure That Time Forgot
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. The Big 8
  4. 3. The Treasure That Time Forgot! Chapter 1
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  5. 4. Chapter 2: Crimes by Proxy!
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  6. 5. Chapter 3: A Duel to the Death!
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  7. 6. Chapter 4: Winged Masters of the Mountains!
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  8. 7. Chapter 5: The Gold That Failed to Glitter!
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  9. 8. Chapter 6: The Third Treasure Trail!
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  10. 9. Chapter 7: Trail's End!
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  11. 10. ["It shrank!"]
    Laffs
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    World's Finest Comics
  13. 12. Warrior's Return
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
  15. 14. ["You must be slipping 'Terror'..."]
    Terror O'Dowd
  16. 15. ["Bath salts!"]
    Gags
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Boy Commandos
  18. 17. ["Golly! Brr.. It's cold here..."]
    Private Pete
  19. 18. ["Help! Someone fell in the water!"]
    Shorty
  20. 19. ["Be sure to get these top favorites..."]
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Wonders of Science, Simplified
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Katie
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • John Wells