(Summer 1943)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1943-06-01
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.

The Wizard of Wisstark (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Jon Small
Inks
Jon Small
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

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

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

Spotlight for Danny (Table of Contents: 2)

Good Books Worth Reading / text article / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Josette Frank
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Wizard of Wisstark! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Joe Samachson
Pencils
Pierce Rice ?
Inks
Pierce Rice ?
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; Wizard of Wisstark; Menzac; Wizards of Stanovia (villains)
Synopsis
When the Seven Soldiers read and hear about themselves supposedly donating their services to charity, they smell a rat. They are taken by a strange aircraft to see the Wizard Of Wisstark, actually a stage magician, who wants them to travel to Stanovia to battle real wizards who want to prevent its inhabitants from enjoying true democracy.
Reprints

Chapter 2: Land of Giants! (Table of Contents: 4)

Seven Soldiers of Victory; The Star-Spangled Kid / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Samachson
Pencils
Pierce Rice
Inks
Pierce Rice ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Stripesy [Pat Dugan]
Synopsis
The Kid and Stripesy head to the mountains to encounter the giants that the Wizard of Wisstark would like to have join him in the battle against the three wizards, but all they succeed in doing is getting moving pictures of them.
Reprints

Chapter 3: Wizard Archers and the Wizards! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Joe Samachson
Pencils
Pierce Rice
Inks
Pierce Rice
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Wizards of Stanovia (villains)
Synopsis
The Battling Bowmen arrive in Stanovia to seek out the three wizards and learn of their plans which include retrieving the strange aircraft in the possession of the Wizard of Wisstark.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich 10-2-08.

Chapter 4: The Invisible Men! (Table of Contents: 6)

Seven Soldiers of Victory; The Crimson Avenger / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Samachson
Pencils
Pierce Rice
Inks
Pierce Rice
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Crimson Avenger [Lee Travis]; Wing
Synopsis
The Crimson and Wing are on the alert for 5th Column activities within the walls of Wisstark, and very soon they are attacked by invisible opponents who have succeeded in re-capturing the strange aircraft the three wizards seek.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich 10-2-08.

Chapter 5: Double Trouble! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Joe Samachson
Pencils
Pierce Rice
Inks
Pierce Rice
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; Wizard of Wisstark; Wizards of Stanovia (villains); Wizard of Wisstark (villain, phony)
Synopsis
Vigilante must unravel and stop an attempt by the three wizards to replace the real Wizard of Wisstark with a look-alike.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich 10-2-08.

Chapter 6: The March of the Wooden-Armored Soldiers! (Table of Contents: 8)

Seven Soldiers of Victory; The Shining Knight / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Samachson
Pencils
Pierce Rice
Inks
Pierce Rice
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Shining Knight [Sir Justin]; Winged Victory; Wizard of Wisstark; Wizards of Stanovia (villains)
Synopsis
The Knight's assignment is to take on the three wizards on the field of battle, but he needs an army for that task and he gets one: an army bedecked in wooden armor.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich 10-2-08.

Chapter 7: Battle of the Wizards! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Joe Samachson
Pencils
Pierce Rice
Inks
Pierce Rice
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; Wizards of Stanovia (villains); Wizard of Wisstark
Synopsis
The Seven Soldiers and their forces engage the Wizards of Stanovia and their legions in a fight to the finish and defeat them by using their own tricks against them.
Reprints

Smoke Screen (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ted Walsh
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

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

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

The Big Eight! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Wizard of Wisstark
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. Spotlight for Danny
    Good Books Worth Reading
  4. 3. Wizard of Wisstark!
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  5. 4. Chapter 2: Land of Giants!
    Seven Soldiers of Victory; The Star-Spangled Kid
  6. 5. Chapter 3: Wizard Archers and the Wizards!
    Green Arrow; Seven Soldiers of Victory
  7. 6. Chapter 4: The Invisible Men!
    Seven Soldiers of Victory; The Crimson Avenger
  8. 7. Chapter 5: Double Trouble!
    Vigilante; Seven Soldiers of Victory
  9. 8. Chapter 6: The March of the Wooden-Armored Soldiers!
    Seven Soldiers of Victory; The Shining Knight
  10. 9. Chapter 7: Battle of the Wizards!
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  11. 10. Smoke Screen
  12. 11. ["Be sure to get these top favorites..."]
  13. 12. The Big Eight!
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Katie
  • David Banuelos
  • Craig Delich
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Per Sandell
  • Jim Van Dore
  • John Wells