(September-October 1948)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
76
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1948-07-26
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)

Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman; Robin

Indexer Notes

Art credits verified to Craig Delich by Mortimer.

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

Kodak / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Lois Lane, Sleeping Beauty? (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane
Reprints

Ewell Blackwell (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)

Doctor Fatty and Mr. Hyde! (Table of Contents: 5)

Doc and Fatty / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Howard Sherman
Inks
Howard Sherman
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
adventure; humor

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/).

The story is possible inventory from All Funny Comics (DC, 1943 series) whose last issue was released several months prior.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Kellogg's Rice Krispies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Legion of Death-Cheaters! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
George Kashdan
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
?
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)

Casey the Cop / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I've seen you around here for hours!
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

Crime for a Hobby! (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
superhero

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/).

Mystery Man of Death Valley (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stookie Allen ?
Inks
Stookie Allen ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; biography
Characters
Walter Scott

Indexer Notes

Left over from Real Fact Comics (DC, 1946 series).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Daffy & Doodle / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Lit-Win
Pencils
Lit-Win
Inks
Lit-Win
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Weight and Fortune 1¢
Genre
humor

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

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

Mayor of the Muggs! (Table of Contents: 14)

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/).

Scramble Language (Table of Contents: 15)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Ship of Destiny! (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Bob Kane
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero

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: 17) (Expand) /

The Adventures of Superman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Daisy Manufacturing Co. / 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. Lois Lane, Sleeping Beauty?
    Superman
  4. 3. Ewell Blackwell
    Wheaties
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Western Comics
  6. 5. Doctor Fatty and Mr. Hyde!
    Doc and Fatty
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Rice Krispies
  8. 7. The Legion of Death-Cheaters!
    The Boy Commandos
  9. 8. ["I've seen you around here for hours!"]
    Casey the Cop
  10. 9. ["Want mystery?"]
  11. 10. Crime for a Hobby!
    The Green Arrow
  12. 11. Mystery Man of Death Valley
  13. 12. ["Weight and Fortune 1¢"]
    Daffy & Doodle
  14. 13. Editorial Advisory Board
  15. 14. Mayor of the Muggs!
    Zatara
  16. 15. Scramble Language
  17. 16. Ship of Destiny!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    The Adventures of Superman
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Craig Delich
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Matthew Head
  • Edgar Loftin
  • Jim Stangas
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