(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 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)

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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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  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Craig Delich
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  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
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