(March-April 1948)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
76
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1948-01-28
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
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

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman; Robin
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits verified to Craig Delich by Mortimer.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Kodak / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Superman Press, Inc.! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Don C. Cameron
Pencils
Ira Yarbrough
Inks
Stan Kaye ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane; Perry White
Synopsis
The Daily Globe and the Daily Planet compete to see which would be the best paper if Superman helped them equally.

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

The Archer from Sherwood Forest! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Otto Binder ?
Pencils
George Papp
Inks
George Papp
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from 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: 6) (Expand) /

Wilson Chem. Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Neat Tricks! (Table of Contents: 7)

Zatara / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Samachson
Pencils
William F. White
Inks
William F. White
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
adventure

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/).

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

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jerry, what kind of book report is this?
Genre
humor; teen

Danny's Dream (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Smith Brothers Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

A Date with Judy / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

No sales figures.

The Weapon of Doom! (Table of Contents: 12)

Tomahawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
George Kashdan
Pencils
Fred Ray
Inks
Fred Ray
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
historical; western-frontier
Synopsis
An adventure in pre-Revolution times, has an effect on a twentieth century police case.

Passing the Bucket (Table of Contents: 13)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Art Long (credited)
Letters
typeset

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

Salesman Sam / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Phil Berube (signed)
Pencils
Phil Berube (signed)
Inks
Phil Berube (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
For an old machine this car really makes speed!
Genre
humor

The Battle of Brooklyn! (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
George Kashdan
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Steve Brodie ?
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
adventure

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: 16) (Expand) /

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

The Light That Did Not Fail (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Bright Star Flashlight Battery / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Five Jewels of Doom! (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Bob Kane
Inks
Ray Burnley
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin

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/).

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

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

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

Illinois Merchandise Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

National Radio Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Daisy Air Rifles and Buck Rogers Atomic Pistol Holster Set] (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman; Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Kodak
  3. 2. Superman Press, Inc.!
    Superman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Wheaties
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Western Comics
  6. 5. The Archer from Sherwood Forest!
    The Green Arrow
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chem. Co.
  8. 7. Neat Tricks!
    Zatara
  9. 8. ["Jerry, what kind of book report is this?"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  10. 9. Danny's Dream
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    A Date with Judy
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
  13. 12. The Weapon of Doom!
    Tomahawk
  14. 13. Passing the Bucket
  15. 14. ["For an old machine this car really makes speed!"]
    Salesman Sam
  16. 15. The Battle of Brooklyn!
    The Boy Commandos
  17. 16. Editorial Advisory Board
  18. 17. The Light That Did Not Fail
    Bright Star Flashlight Battery
  19. 18. The Five Jewels of Doom!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Gang Busters
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Illinois Merchandise Mart
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    National Radio Institute
  23. 22. [Daisy Air Rifles and Buck Rogers Atomic Pistol Holster Set]
    Daisy Air Rifles
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