(March-April 1949)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
76
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1949-01-26
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
Reprints:

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)

The Fatal Forecasts! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane

Indexer Notes

writer verified by Martin O'Hearn

High As a Kite (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

[Hunting or Fishing] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script:
Lit-Win (signed)
Pencils:
Lit-Win (signed)
Inks:
Lit-Win (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Hall of Infamy! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow; Greenface

Indexer Notes

Writer's credit from Otto Binder's 1963/1964 listing of DC credits.

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Shorty / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Remember, boys, we've got to get up early!
Genre:
humor

Make Way for Youth (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff ?
Pencils:
John Daly
Inks:
John Daly
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy

Indexer Notes

Based on the film produced by the National Social Welfare Assembly.

Pencils and inks 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/).

The Kid Who Hit the $60,000 Jackpot! (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script:
Ed Herron
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Steve Brodie ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

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

Shorty / comic story / 0.67 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:
Homer was supposed to meet me here!
Genre:
humor

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

The Ghost Goes Wild! (Table of Contents: 13)

Zatara / comic story / 6 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/).

How Basketball Began (Table of Contents: 14)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Peg / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Hurry, Tuffy, we've got to pick up an important client of Daddy's!
Genre:
humor

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

Miss Beverly Hills of Hollywood / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Conquest of Batman's Identity! (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
J. J. Jason

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: 18) (Expand) /

American Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Rope 'Em Both, Partner! (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Daisy B-B Guns / 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 Fatal Forecasts!
    Superman
  4. 3. High As a Kite
    Bazooka the Atom Bubble Boy
  5. 4. [Hunting or Fishing]
    Daffy & Doodle
  6. 5. Editorial Advisory Board
  7. 6. Hall of Infamy!
    The Green Arrow
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Superboy
  9. 8. ["Remember, boys, we've got to get up early!"]
    Shorty
  10. 9. Make Way for Youth
  11. 10. The Kid Who Hit the $60,000 Jackpot!
    The Boy Commandos
  12. 11. ["Homer was supposed to meet me here!"]
    Shorty
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
  14. 13. The Ghost Goes Wild!
    Zatara
  15. 14. How Basketball Began
  16. 15. ["Hurry, Tuffy, we've got to pick up an important client of Daddy's!"]
    Peg
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Miss Beverly Hills of Hollywood
  18. 17. The Conquest of Batman's Identity!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    National Radio Institute
  21. 20. Rope 'Em Both, Partner!
    Daisy B-B Guns
This issue was most recently modified by:
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