(June-July 1950)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
76
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1950-03-29
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
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
Reprints
Keywords
kites

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

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

The Seven Crimes of Mister 7! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Hamilton ?
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Mr. 7 (intro); Lois Lane; Perry White

Indexer Notes

Writer identification 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/).

Phil Rizzuto (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Peg / comic story / 0.75 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
Young lady, may I see you a moment?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Peg
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Columbia / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

The Big Money-Mystery! (Table of Contents: 6)

The Wyoming Kid / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Ryerson Johnson
Pencils
Howard Sherman
Inks
Howard Sherman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Wyoming Kid [Bill Polk]

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

The "Popsicle" Hall of Fame / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Beating the Broken Buckboard! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

"U. S." Royal; U. S. Royal Bike Tires / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Sir Oliver Queen of Dornee Castle! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]
Synopsis
Oliver inherits a castle in Scotland.

Indexer Notes

Oliver appears to live in a mansion, rather than his usual apartment.

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: 10) (Expand) /

Nabisco Shredded Wheat / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Show Must Go On! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Honeymoon with Headaches! (Table of Contents: 12)

Full-Steam Foley / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
adventure
Characters
Full-Steam Foley
Reprints

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: 13) (Expand) /

Bazooka / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

We Could Have Killed Him! (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

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

Rusty / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, boy! Now that the weather's nice...
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Rusty

Indexer Notes

Credits verified by Craig Delich.

Series had previously appeared in More Fun Comics.

3 R's for Stars (Table of Contents: 16)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Schwinn Is Guaranteed! (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Schwinn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Stagecoach Stick-Up (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure; "P-F" Canvas Shoes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Bruce Wayne, Riveter! (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
William Woolfolk
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]

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: 20) (Expand) /

Shredded Ralston / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Shorty / comic story / 0.75 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
Look at that long line...
Genre
humor
Characters
Shorty

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

Nestlé's Crunch / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

A Salute to the Boy Scouts of America (Table of Contents: 23)

Superman; Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Keywords
Boy Scouts

Indexer Notes

Salutes the 40th anniversary of the Boy Scouts and their 2nd National Jamboree. Inside back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24) (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. ["You will always hit the bull's-eye..."]
  3. 2. The Seven Crimes of Mister 7!
    Superman
  4. 3. Phil Rizzuto
    Wheaties
  5. 4. ["Young lady, may I see you a moment?"]
    Peg
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Columbia
  7. 6. The Big Money-Mystery!
    The Wyoming Kid
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    The "Popsicle" Hall of Fame
  9. 8. Beating the Broken Buckboard!
    "U. S." Royal; U. S. Royal Bike Tires
  10. 9. Sir Oliver Queen of Dornee Castle!
    The Green Arrow
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Nabisco Shredded Wheat
  12. 11. The Show Must Go On!
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll
  13. 12. Honeymoon with Headaches!
    Full-Steam Foley
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Bazooka
  15. 14. We Could Have Killed Him!
    Ray-o-Vac
  16. 15. ["Oh, boy! Now that the weather's nice..."]
    Rusty
  17. 16. 3 R's for Stars
  18. 17. Schwinn Is Guaranteed!
    Schwinn
  19. 18. The Stagecoach Stick-Up
    Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure; "P-F" Canvas Shoes
  20. 19. Bruce Wayne, Riveter!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Shredded Ralston
  22. 21. ["Look at that long line..."]
    Shorty
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Nestlé's Crunch
  24. 23. A Salute to the Boy Scouts of America
    Superman; Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
    Daisy B-B Guns
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Craig Delich
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Matthew Head
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Lou Mougin
  • Craig Delich
  • Clayton Emery
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Allen Ross