(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
Sam Rosen

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
Sam Rosen

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
Sam Rosen

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)

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. 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:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
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  • Bob Hughes
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Matthew Head
  • Edgar Loftin
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