(May-June 1948)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
76
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1948-03-29
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth; Jack Schiff (uncredited)
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

Indexer Notes

Art credits verified to Craig Delich by Win Mortimer.

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

Kodak / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Un-Super Superman! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Don C. Cameron ?
Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Bob Hughes. 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/).

First issue without a Siegel and Shuster by-line.

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

In the Nick of Time (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Old Nick / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Grey Cloud's Last Raid! (Table of Contents: 5)

Tomahawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Ray (signed)
Inks
Fred Ray (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
historical; western-frontier
Characters
Dan Hunter; Grey Cloud

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/).

Roping the Runaway Driver (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

"U. S." Royal; U. S. Bike Tires / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Nine Lives for Brooklyn (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
adventure
Synopsis
Brooklyn's dreams put him in eight previous historical periods.

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/).

Ranger Rescue (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Bazooka the Atom Bubble Boy / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Secret That Saved the Sandlot (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Another Jim Wise "P-F" Sports Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Robot-Master Crimes! (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Robot Master

Indexer Notes

Writer verified by Martin O'Hearn. 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/).

Retired Cop (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script
Sam Thorne (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
detective-mystery

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

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

A Date with Judy / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

A Dog-Catcher's Life! (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Writer identification by Bob Hughes. 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/).

Captain Tootsie Tames a Tornado (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Fudge / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Killer for Hire! (Table of Contents: 17)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Dick Sprang
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Writer verified by Martin O'Hearn. Art credits by Craig Delich.

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

Mr. District Attorney / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Thom McAn / 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. The Un-Super Superman!
    Superman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Wheaties
  5. 4. In the Nick of Time
    Old Nick
  6. 5. Grey Cloud's Last Raid!
    Tomahawk
  7. 6. Roping the Runaway Driver
    "U. S." Royal; U. S. Bike Tires
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Western Comics
  9. 8. Nine Lives for Brooklyn
    The Boy Commandos
  10. 9. Ranger Rescue
    Bazooka the Atom Bubble Boy
  11. 10. The Secret That Saved the Sandlot
    Another Jim Wise "P-F" Sports Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes
  12. 11. The Robot-Master Crimes!
    The Green Arrow
  13. 12. Retired Cop
  14. 13. Editorial Advisory Board
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    A Date with Judy
  16. 15. A Dog-Catcher's Life!
    Zatara
  17. 16. Captain Tootsie Tames a Tornado
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Fudge
  18. 17. Killer for Hire!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Mr. District Attorney
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Thom McAn
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Jerry Hillegas
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