(January-February 1949)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
76
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1948-11-24
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Jack Schiff (actual)
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 by Win Mortimer to Craig Delich.

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

Kodak / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

If There Were No Superman (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton ?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Perry White; Superman; Professor Smiggs; Bullet Barris
Synopsis:
Superman sent to various points in the past by the IF machine.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Bob Hughes. Pencils credit per Martin O'Hearn's blog: http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/; we previously credited Wayne Boring.

Henry Iba (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Dale Evans Comics; All-American Western; Western Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Unfinished Crimes! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
George Papp (signed)
Inks:
George Papp (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Wind (intro); Green Arrow; Speedy

Indexer Notes

Arrowcar is green.

Writer's credit from Otto Binder's 1963/1964 listing of DC credits. 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: 6) (Expand) /

Schwinn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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:
Shine, mister?
Genre:
humor

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Football in the Future! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Howard Sherman
Inks:
Howard Sherman
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/).

Mystery Mine's Treasure! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Ray-o-Vac / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Casey the Cop / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
What's the matter, sonny?
Genre:
humor

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

Adventures of Nip & Tuck; Smith Brothers Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Rip Carter - Fugitive from a Chain Gang! (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Steve Brodie ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

Inker credit by Craig Delich; we previously credited George Klein.

Gets the Bird! (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

Keep in Tune with the Teens! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

Pete, the Inventor! (Table of Contents: 16)

Zatara / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Kashdan
Pencils:
William F. White
Inks:
William F. White
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Zatara

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/).

Pike's Peak or Bust (Table of Contents: 17)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

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

Daffy & Doodle / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
??? What are you looking for, Daffy?" "I'm looking for our flashlight...
Genre:
humor

The Impossible People! (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script:
William Woolfolk
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Dick Sprang
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jack Frost and the Folklore Society (intro); Batman; Robin

Indexer Notes

writer credit by Martin O'Hearn; art credits by Craig Delich

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

National Radio Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

Daisy Air Rifles / 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. If There Were No Superman
    Superman
  4. 3. Henry Iba
    Wheaties
  5. 4. ["You'll find this sure-fire brand..."]
    Dale Evans Comics; All-American Western; Western Comics
  6. 5. The Unfinished Crimes!
    The Green Arrow
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Schwinn
  8. 7. ["Shine, mister?"]
    Daffy & Doodle
  9. 8. Editorial Advisory Board
  10. 9. Football in the Future!
    Doc and Fatty
  11. 10. Mystery Mine's Treasure!
    Ray-o-Vac
  12. 11. ["What's the matter, sonny?"]
    Casey the Cop
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Adventures of Nip & Tuck; Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  14. 13. Rip Carter - Fugitive from a Chain Gang!
    The Boy Commandos
  15. 14. Gets the Bird!
    Bazooka the Atom Bubble Boy
  16. 15. Keep in Tune with the Teens!
  17. 16. Pete, the Inventor!
    Zatara
  18. 17. Pike's Peak or Bust
  19. 18. ["??? What are you looking for, Daffy?" "I'm looking for our flashlight..."]
    Daffy & Doodle
  20. 19. The Impossible People!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Thom McAn
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    National Radio Institute
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Nick Caputo
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Phil Hart
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Matthew Head
  • Edgar Loftin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Lou Mougin
  • Craig Delich
  • Clayton Emery
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Allen Ross