(November-December 1946)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
76
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
World's Best Comics Co.
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Jack Schiff (actual)
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman; Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich, verified by Burnley.

The World's Finest Heroes Go to Town in the World's Finest Action Stories! (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Mad Weather in Metropolis! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron ? [as Jerry Siegel] (signed)
Pencils:
Ira Yarbrough [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
Stan Kaye ? [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; Lois Lane; Joe Parkus; Mrs. Parkus; Ed Rook (villain); Slapsy (villain)
Synopsis:
Lois gets demoted to doing the weather reports for the Planet, so she deliberately makes them as weird as possible, hoping to get fired. At the same time, small time hoods have forced a sporting goods retailer, whose wife they have kidnapped, to buy out-of-season mechandise on his G.I. loan, threatening to take the money and scram. But Superman steps in and helps solve the problems of both Lois and the retailer at the same time by making Lois' weird predictions come true.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story titled "Mad Weather Over Metropolis" in table of contents.

Writer credit by Bob Hughes. Art credits by Craig Delich. 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/).

Bo McMillin (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Magic Broadcast! (Table of Contents: 4)

Zatara / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Samachson ?
Pencils:
William F. White (signed)
Inks:
William F. White (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Zatara

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Bob Hughes.

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

Daffy & Doodle / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Lit-Win
Pencils:
Lit-Win (signed)
Inks:
Lit-Win (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
"It sure was a good idea buying this car in partnership!"
Genre:
humor
Reprints:

The Mountain of the Outlaws! (Table of Contents: 6)

The Boy Commandos / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron ?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Boy Commandos [Captain Rip Carter; Brooklyn [Dan Turpin]; Alfie Twidgett; Andre Chavard; Jan Haasan]

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Bob Hughes. Pencil credit by Craig Delich. 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: 7) (Expand) /

Schwinn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Shorty / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
"Coming, Boss! On th' run!"
Genre:
humor

Blueprint for Peace! (Table of Contents: 9)

Johnny Everyman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
John Daly
Inks:
John Daly
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Johnny Everyman
Keywords:
East and West Association

Indexer Notes

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/).

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

N Is for Newfoundland (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

First Day (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ben Ballard
Letters:
typeset

The Green Error (Table of Contents: 13)

Green Arrow / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Samachson ?
Pencils:
George Papp (signed)
Inks:
George Papp (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Bull's-Eye (villain)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Bob Hughes.

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

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

The Famous First Crimes! (Table of Contents: 15)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Win Mortimer [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Howard Sherman
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Frank Folland (engineer, introduction); John Torrence (manufacturer, introduction); Martha; George Sellman (villain, former partner of Folland, introduction)
Synopsis:
A heated argument between two inventors leads one to spoil the exhibits of Frank Folland so that he (George Sellman) can steal the invention himself.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Aeraquamobile; Batplane; Gotham City; The Gotham Sun

Indexer Notes

The Batplane changes into the Bat-Sub in this story.

Inker credit verified by Jerry Bails. 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: 16) (Expand) /

Utility Stores / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Kodak / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

How Thom McAn Stopped the Bus Smash-Up (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman; Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. The World's Finest Heroes Go to Town in the World's Finest Action Stories!
  3. 2. Mad Weather in Metropolis!
    Superman
  4. 3. Bo McMillin
    Wheaties
  5. 4. Magic Broadcast!
    Zatara
  6. 5. ["It sure was a good idea buying this car in partnership!"]
    Daffy & Doodle
  7. 6. The Mountain of the Outlaws!
    The Boy Commandos
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Schwinn
  9. 8. ["Coming, Boss! On th' run!"]
    Shorty
  10. 9. Blueprint for Peace!
    Johnny Everyman
  11. 10. Editorial Advisory Board
  12. 11. N Is for Newfoundland
  13. 12. First Day
  14. 13. The Green Error
    Green Arrow
  15. 14. ["Don't miss these new issues..."]
  16. 15. The Famous First Crimes!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Utility Stores
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Kodak
  19. 18. How Thom McAn Stopped the Bus Smash-Up
    Thom McAn
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Craig Delich
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Lou Mougin
  • Craig Delich
  • Clayton Emery
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Allen Ross