([October] 2009)

DC, 2004 Series
Volume:
2
Price:
59.99 USD; 72.99 CAD
Pages:
248
On-sale date:
2009-10-28
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC Archive Editions
ISBN:
978-1-4012-2470-7 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
9781401224707 55999
Editing:
Scott Nybakken (collected edition); Jack Schiff (original editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding:
smythe-sewn; hardcover with dustjacket
Publishing Format:
Collected Edition

Issue Notes

Copyright © 2009 DC Comics.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ira Yarbrough
Inks:
Stan Kaye ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman

Indexer Notes

Based on splash page of World's Finest 23.

Foreword (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Amash
Letters:
typeset

[World's Finest Comics 16] (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman; Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credits confirmed by Burnley.

[Music for the Masses] (Table of Contents: 3)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron ? [as Jerry Siegel] (signed)
Pencils:
Ira Yarbrough [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
George Roussos ? [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Mr. Holloway (store floor walker); Jimmy Royce; Doris Dawson; Sue; George Cummings (music publisher); J. Wilbur Wolfingham (villain)
Synopsis:
A young unpublished songwriter heads for the big city in order to sell some of his snappy tunes, but no one agrees to give him a chance until Wilbur Wolfingham steps into the scene, and Superman has to take a hand to see that the young man is not fleeced, but given the opportunity to strut his stuff before a noted publisher.
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Indexer Notes

Art credits by Bob Hughes. Writer credit by Craig Delich.

Story title from table of contents.

[World's Finest Comics 17] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints:

The Great Godini! (Table of Contents: 5)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron [as Jerry Siegel] (signed)
Pencils:
Pete Riss [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
George Roussos ? [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Easy Pickens (introduction); Alphonse Swing (villain, theatrical booking agent); "Three Finger" Jack Schack (villain); Sappy (villain); Gunner (villain)
Synopsis:
Superman has Easy Pickens, former burglar, released from jail in his custody so that he can lead a model life as a show biz performer. However, his manager and three crooked associates are out to score big in crime and blame it on the former felon.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Based on Martin O’Hearns blog:
http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/2014/04/millie-model-by-ken-bald-and-pe...,
http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/2014/03/pete-riss-mahunter.html, and
http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/2012/03/superman-riss-or-citron.html, and comparing this story to Citron’s known work on Classics Illustrated 10 [HRN 140] and the DC Mr. District Attorney series, the pencils credit has been changed to Pete Riss. Inker credit by Bob Hughes; previously credited to Sam Citron.

[World's Finest Comics 18] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints:

The Junior Reporters! (Table of Contents: 7)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger [as Jerry Siegel] (signed)
Pencils:
Sam Citron [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
Don Komisarow [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; Tommy Blake; Pete Blake (villain, Tommy's brother); Harvey Stratton (villain)
Synopsis:
Young newsboy Tommy Blake wants to enter the Planet's contest, "Reporter For a Day", but soon learns that his brother is involved in distributing counterfeit ration books. Superman has to step in and help Tommy write the story of his life, which earns him a spot as reporter on the Daily Planet!
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Indexer Notes

Credits from Siegel's records: Siegel and Shuster v. National Comics Publications, Inc. et al., case no. 1099 (Westchester Cty. Sup. Ct. 1947).

[World's Finest Comics 19] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Pencils:
Dick Sprang; Jack Burnley (Superman figure only)
Inks:
Dick Sprang; Jack Burnley (Superman figure only)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Burnley art credits verified from original art by Craig Delich. We previously credited Fred Ray with inks.

The Battle of the Zodiac! (Table of Contents: 9)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron [as Jerry Siegel] (signed)
Pencils:
Ira Yarbrough [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
Ira Yarbrough [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Apollo; Orion; Neptune; Jupiter; Aba Raja (villain)
Synopsis:
Superman confronts an astrologer that is conning people into believing they could become rich by using the powers of the ancients, then got those people to entrust all of their money to him.
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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/).

[World's Finest Comics 20] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits verified by Burnley.

The Toyman: Super-Scientist! (Table of Contents: 11)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron [as Jerry Siegel] (signed)
Pencils:
Sam Citron [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
Don Komisarow
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Inspector Kerrigan; Professor Vining; The Toyman (villain)
Synopsis:
Superman must retrieve a super secret invention, the human wavelength detector, from the clutches of the Toyman, but finds it a challenge as the villain has set the machine to pick up the electrical vibrations of the Man of Tomorrow.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits changed to match Siegel's records: Siegel and Shuster v. National Comics Publications, Inc. et al., case no. 1099 (Westchester Cty. Sup. Ct. 1947).

[World's Finest Comics 21] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits verified by Jack Burnley. Letters credit from Todd Klein via his Klein Letters blog (18 September 2016, http://kleinletters.com/Blog/ira-schnapp-in-worlds-finest-comics-part-1/).

The Plane of Tomorrow! (Table of Contents: 13)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Samachson [as Jerry Siegel] (signed)
Pencils:
Ira Yarbrough [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
George Roussos ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Bill Minton; Mr. Nicholson; Loops Logan (villain); Tommy (villain)
Synopsis:
Superman helps out a friend of Lois Lane who has invented a new jet plane that will revolutionize air transport.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inker identification by Bob Hughes.

[World's Finest Comics 22] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits verified by Burnley.

The Colossus of Metropolis! (Table of Contents: 15)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron ? [as Jerry Siegel] (signed)
Pencils:
Ira Yarbrough [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
Stan Kaye ? [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen (?); Frank Bushwick; Coleman Lacy; Mary Dashiell; Ray Morris; Arthur Wingham; Gerald Keene
Synopsis:
A group of former silent screen stars sink every penny of their fortunes into re-creating two of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World in order to gain publicity, all in hopes of reviving their careers. But when they are destroyed in a rainstorm, only Superman can save the day and bring their dreams into fruition.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Script, pencils, and inks credits 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/).

[World's Finest Comics 23] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credits by Craig Delich, verified by Jack Burnley. Letters credit from Todd Klein via his Klein Letters blog (18 September 2016, http://kleinletters.com/Blog/ira-schnapp-in-worlds-finest-comics-part-1/).

The Siege of Aurora Roost! (Table of Contents: 17)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Alvin Schwartz ? [as Jerry Siegel] (signed)
Pencils:
Ira Yarbrough [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
Stan Kaye [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; John "The Duke" Borealis; Charlie Chinook (butler to Borealis); Wolf (villain); Rawhide (villain)
Synopsis:
Superman and Lois discover the true reason why The Duke is giving away solid gold to other prospectors as a grubstake, but must stop the Wolf and his thugs from spoiling the Duke's efforts.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer, pencils, and inks credits 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/).

[World's Finest Comics #24] (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich, verified by Burnley.

Impossible but True! (Table of Contents: 19)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron ? [as Jerry Siegel] (signed)
Pencils:
Ira Yarbrough [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
Stan Kaye ? [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Jerry (Planet newsroom boy); Olga Olmstead; Mr. Olmstead (Olga's father); Mr. Upjohn (radio program director); Posy Edwards (villain); Nick (villain); Archie (villain)
Synopsis:
In order to protect her father, Olga Olmstead uses her position on a popular radio show to disguise code messages related to various crimes that have been committed, and gets fired for doing it. Superman quickly sees through the situation, and resolves the program as well as regaining the woman's position on the show.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits 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/).

Intro of the Impossible But True radio program, later to feature Roy Raymond.

[World's Finest Comics 25] (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich, verified by Burnley.

Mad Weather in Metropolis! (Table of Contents: 21)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron ? [as Jerry Siegel] (signed)
Pencils:
Ira Yarbrough [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
Stan Kaye ? [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; Lois Lane; Joe Parkus; Mrs. Parkus; Ed Rook (villain); Slapsy (villain)
Synopsis:
Lois gets demoted to doing the weather reports for the Planet, so she deliberately makes them as weird as possible, hoping to get fired. At the same time, small time hoods have forced a sporting goods retailer, whose wife they have kidnapped, to buy out-of-season mechandise on his G.I. loan, threatening to take the money and scram. But Superman steps in and helps solve the problems of both Lois and the retailer at the same time by making Lois' weird predictions come true.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story titled "Mad Weather Over Metropolis" in table of contents.

Writer credit by Bob Hughes. Art credits by 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/).

[World's Finest Comics 26] (Table of Contents: 22)

Superman; Batman; Robin / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Penciler credit verified by Burnley.

Inker identification by Craig Delich.

The Confessions of Superman (Table of Contents: 23)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel ? (signed)
Pencils:
John Sikela [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
Stan Kaye [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Lois Lane; Benny Call; The Prankster (villain, cameo); Mr. Mxyztplk (villain, cameo); Lex Luthor (villain, cameo); Meadows (villain, Call's butler)
Synopsis:
The publisher of Ace Publishing Company offers Superman $50,000 for charity if he will write his autobiography, but when Lois delivers the 125,000 manuscript, the publisher rejects it as far fetched and a pack of lies.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Bob Hughes (December 2004) and art identifications by Craig Delich (December 2004).
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/).

[World's Finest Comics 27] (Table of Contents: 24)

Superman; Batman; Robin / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits verified by Burnley.

The Man Who Out-Supered Superman! (Table of Contents: 25)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel ? (signed)
Pencils:
John Sikela [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
Stan Kaye [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; Margie Crosby; Nelson Swayne
Synopsis:
Frustrated by the fact that his girl friend loves and adores Superman, Nelson Swayne vows to "out-super" Superman in five different events, all to be judged by prominent citizens of Metropolis. And, amazingly enough, his super-sharp brain figures out ways to do just that!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Bob Hughes.
Art credits from Craig Delich, May 2004.
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/).

[World's Finest Comics 28] (Table of Contents: 26)

Superman; Batman; Robin / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; One Round Riley
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits verified by Jack Burnley.
Letters credit from Todd Klein via his Klein Letters blog (18 September 2016, http://kleinletters.com/Blog/ira-schnapp-in-worlds-finest-comics-part-1/).

Superman's Super-Self! (Table of Contents: 27)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron ? [as Jerry Siegel] (signed)
Pencils:
Ira Yarbrough [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
Stan Kaye ? [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Lex Luthor (villain); Biff (villain); Hike (villain)
Synopsis:
In a bizarre battle, even against a statue of himself, the Man of Tomorrow must overcome Lex Luthor's "Ray of Life," which gives life to inanimate objects, which are then used by the arch villain to do his bidding.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Bob Hughes (November 2004).
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/).

[World's Finest Comics 29] (Table of Contents: 28)

Superman; Batman; Robin / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Penciler credit verified by Burnley.

Inker credit by Craig Delich.

The Books That Couldn't Be Bound! (Table of Contents: 29)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Alvin Schwartz [as Jerry Siegel] (signed)
Pencils:
John Sikela [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
Stan Kaye [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Barney Vellum
Synopsis:
A rather strange bookbinder binds books in exteriors that illustrate the contents of the book, and Superman learns that three members of this man's club demand their books be bound in strange and unusual bindings. The Man of Tomorrow agrees to help out, since the money to be paid for the bindings will go to his choice of charities. Little does he know that Lois has a book she wants bound too: in the Man of Steel's own cloak!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inker credit by Craig Delich (May 2004), writer credit 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/).

[World's Finest Comics 30] (Table of Contents: 30)

Superman; Batman; Robin / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credits verified by Jack Burnley and added by Craig Delich.

Sheriff Clark Kent (Table of Contents: 31)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron [as Jerry Siegel] (signed)
Pencils:
Win Mortimer [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
Ed Dobrotka ? [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Ed Hollis (Mayor of Saddle Fork); Roaring Pete (Deputy); Catawampus Jones (villain, prospector); the Rockdust Bandits [Hardpan, others unnamed](villains)
Synopsis:
When Clark accidentally knocks out members of the Rockdust Gang, who are smuggling out stolen gold from town, the timid reporter is made Sheriff of Saddle Rock. But it's Superman who uncovers the identity of the real criminal boss of the gang.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inker credit by Craig Delich.
Writer credit 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/).

[World's Finest Comics 31] (Table of Contents: 32)

Superman; Batman; Robin / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits verified by Jack Burnley to Craig Delich.

Superman's Super Rival (Table of Contents: 33)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Alvin Schwartz ? [as Jerry Siegel] (signed)
Pencils:
Ira Yarbrough [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
Stan Kaye ? [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Dr. Paul Laverne; Mike (fight manager); Dan the Dunce (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Petty crook Dan the Dunce, tired of always getting beat up in the ring, sees an ad in a magazine for Dormital, and he thinks it will give him super-muscles, so he slugs down half a bottle. Superman discovers later, to his dismay, that this substance, actually a sedative, does indeed give Dan super strength, enough to give the Man of Tomorrow a run for his money!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits by Bob Hughes (November, 2004).

[World's Finest Comics 32] (Table of Contents: 34)

Superman; Batman; Robin / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints:
Keywords:
funhouse mirrors

Indexer Notes

Art credits confirmed to Craig Delich by Win Mortimer.

The Seventh Wonder of the World (Table of Contents: 35)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel ? (signed)
Pencils:
Ira Yarbrough [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
Stan Kaye ? [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Ali; Mä-Kläk (General of the King's soldiers); King Cheops; General Isen-Ho; Jo-Milla (court scribe); Na-Tse (villain, a high priest, dies)
Synopsis:
On a way back from a case, Superman stops over in Egypt to admire the pyramids and is swept back into time by way of a time bridge to aid the forces of King Cheops against an evil high priest AND to actually build one of the pyramids!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Script, pencils, and inks credits by Bob Hughes (November 2004).

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/).

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. Foreword
  3. 2. [World's Finest Comics 16]
    Superman; Batman
  4. 3. [Music for the Masses]
    Superman
  5. 4. [World's Finest Comics 17]
    Superman; Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  6. 5. The Great Godini!
    Superman
  7. 6. [World's Finest Comics 18]
    Superman; Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  8. 7. The Junior Reporters!
    Superman
  9. 8. [World's Finest Comics 19]
    Superman; Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  10. 9. The Battle of the Zodiac!
    Superman
  11. 10. [World's Finest Comics 20]
    Superman; Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  12. 11. The Toyman: Super-Scientist!
    Superman
  13. 12. [World's Finest Comics 21]
    Superman; Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  14. 13. The Plane of Tomorrow!
    Superman
  15. 14. [World's Finest Comics 22]
    Superman; Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  16. 15. The Colossus of Metropolis!
    Superman
  17. 16. [World's Finest Comics 23]
    Superman; Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  18. 17. The Siege of Aurora Roost!
    Superman
  19. 18. [World's Finest Comics #24]
    Superman; Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  20. 19. Impossible but True!
    Superman
  21. 20. [World's Finest Comics 25]
    Superman; Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  22. 21. Mad Weather in Metropolis!
    Superman
  23. 22. [World's Finest Comics 26]
    Superman; Batman; Robin
  24. 23. The Confessions of Superman
    Superman
  25. 24. [World's Finest Comics 27]
    Superman; Batman; Robin
  26. 25. The Man Who Out-Supered Superman!
    Superman
  27. 26. [World's Finest Comics 28]
    Superman; Batman; Robin
  28. 27. Superman's Super-Self!
    Superman
  29. 28. [World's Finest Comics 29]
    Superman; Batman; Robin
  30. 29. The Books That Couldn't Be Bound!
    Superman
  31. 30. [World's Finest Comics 30]
    Superman; Batman; Robin
  32. 31. Sheriff Clark Kent
    Superman
  33. 32. [World's Finest Comics 31]
    Superman; Batman; Robin
  34. 33. Superman's Super Rival
    Superman
  35. 34. [World's Finest Comics 32]
    Superman; Batman; Robin
  36. 35. The Seventh Wonder of the World
    Superman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Jim Stangas
  • Bob Hughes