(March-April 1948)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
76
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
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

[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 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)

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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
This issue was most recently modified by:
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