(July-August 1948)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
76
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1948-05-26
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor); Jack Schiff (actual editor)
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)

Script
?
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Art credits verified to Craig Delich by Mortimer.

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

Kodak / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Daddy Superman! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Alvin Schwartz ?
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye ?
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Perry White
Synopsis
Twin babies are accidentally left on Clark Kent's doorstep.
Reprints

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/).

Rounding Up the Rustlers (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

For the Tops in Teen-Age Comics Read (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

A Date with Judy; Leave It to Binky; Buzzy / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Freedom Press! (Table of Contents: 5)

Tomahawk / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
historical; western-frontier
Characters
Tom Paine; Ben Franklin

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/).

Captain Tootsie Traps the Circus Culprit (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll Pop / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Won - By a Whisper! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

The Bravest Man in the World! (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

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/).

Show Time (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Adventures of "Popsicle Pete" / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Everything You Want in a Magazine! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

The Bow Fails Green Arrow! (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
George Kashdan
Pencils
George Papp (signed)
Inks
George Papp (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Bull's-Eye

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/).

You Run Faster in Keds! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

U. S. Keds / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Tattooed Crook! (Table of Contents: 13)

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/).

Lightning Strikes Twice (Table of Contents: 14)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Samachson [as William Morrison]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Crime by the Book! (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Paul Cooper
Inks
Ray Burnley
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Penguin

Indexer Notes

Pencil credits by Martin O'Hearn; we formerly credited to Bob Kane.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Johnson Smith & Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

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

Schwinn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (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. Daddy Superman!
    Superman
  4. 3. Rounding Up the Rustlers
    "U. S." Royal; U. S. Bike Tires
  5. 4. For the Tops in Teen-Age Comics Read
    A Date with Judy; Leave It to Binky; Buzzy
  6. 5. The Freedom Press!
    Tomahawk
  7. 6. Captain Tootsie Traps the Circus Culprit
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll Pop
  8. 7. Won - By a Whisper!
    Another Jim Wise "P-F" Sports Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes
  9. 8. The Bravest Man in the World!
    The Boy Commandos
  10. 9. Show Time
    Adventures of "Popsicle Pete"
  11. 10. Everything You Want in a Magazine!
    Gang Busters; Mr. District Attorney
  12. 11. The Bow Fails Green Arrow!
    The Green Arrow
  13. 12. You Run Faster in Keds!
    U. S. Keds
  14. 13. The Tattooed Crook!
    Zatara
  15. 14. Lightning Strikes Twice
  16. 15. Crime by the Book!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Company
  18. 17. Editorial Advisory Board
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Schwinn
  20. 19. ["Look for them at your favorite newstand!"]
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Thom McAn
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