(August-September 1950)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
76
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1950-05-29
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:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

Win Mortimer verified his art to Craig Delich.

The Kind of Stories You Like Best! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Girl Who Hated Reporters! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Alvin Schwartz ?
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane
Synopsis:
Flashback story that shows Lois working at a lunch counter and getting a job at the Daily Planet after Clark. Contradicts previously established continuity.

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/).

Up, Up and Away! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Action Comics; Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

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:
I don't know why I offered to take care of my neighbor's St. Bernard...
Genre:
humor

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

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

Destination-- Boothill! (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

Trouble at Ghost-Town! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

The Case of the Innocent Crooks! (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Papp (signed)
Inks:
George Papp (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

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

Sunshine Nelly / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Callahan
Pencils:
Jack Callahan
Inks:
Jack Callahan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Every face should wear a smile...
Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

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

Bazooka / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Shanghai Sheba's Revenge! (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script:
Don Cameron ?
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
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/).

Job Counselor (Table of Contents: 13)

Superboy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy; superhero

Indexer Notes

Letters credit from Todd Klein via his Klein Letters blog (18 September 2016, http://kleinletters.com/Blog/ira-schnapp-in-worlds-finest-comics-part-1/).

Magic in Reverse (Table of Contents: 14)

Zatara / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Kashdan ?
Pencils:
Ralph Mayo
Inks:
Ralph Mayo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Zatara

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Bob Hughes. Art identification by Craig Delich.

Prepare to Be a Hero! (Table of Contents: 15)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

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

Casey the Cop / 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:
Quick! Follow that car!
Genre:
humor
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Columbia / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Varsity Vic / 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:
That roller coaster ride looks neat!
Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Crime Above the Clouds! (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane (Batman & Robin figures); Lew Sayre Schwartz
Inks:
Sy Barry
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

Writer credit 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/).

Now Showing at Your Favorite Newsstand! (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Detective Comics; Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

The Adventures of Bob Hope / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Rope 'Em Both, Partner! (Table of Contents: 22) (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. The Kind of Stories You Like Best!
    Danger Trail
  3. 2. The Girl Who Hated Reporters!
    Superman
  4. 3. Up, Up and Away!
    Action Comics; Superman
  5. 4. ["I don't know why I offered to take care of my neighbor's St. Bernard..."]
    Shorty
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Nestlé's Crunch
  7. 6. Destination-- Boothill!
    The Wyoming Kid
  8. 7. Trouble at Ghost-Town!
    Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure; "P-F" Canvas Shoes
  9. 8. The Case of the Innocent Crooks!
    The Green Arrow
  10. 9. ["Every face should wear a smile..."]
    Sunshine Nelly
  11. 10. Editorial Advisory Board
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Bazooka
  13. 12. Shanghai Sheba's Revenge!
    Full-Steam Foley
  14. 13. Job Counselor
    Superboy
  15. 14. Magic in Reverse
    Zatara
  16. 15. Prepare to Be a Hero!
  17. 16. ["Quick! Follow that car!"]
    Casey the Cop
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Columbia
  19. 18. ["That roller coaster ride looks neat!"]
    Varsity Vic
  20. 19. Crime Above the Clouds!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  21. 20. Now Showing at Your Favorite Newsstand!
    Detective Comics; Batman
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    The Adventures of Bob Hope
  23. 22. Rope 'Em Both, Partner!
    Daisy B-B Guns
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Matthew Head
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Lou Mougin
  • Craig Delich
  • Clayton Emery
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Allen Ross