(April-May 1951)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
76
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1951-01-31
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:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Batman; Robin

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

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

The Amazing Talents of Lois Lane! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Alvin Schwartz ?
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane (feature); Perry White

Indexer Notes

writer credit by Bob Hughes

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

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

Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

The Hunter of Humans! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow; Arrowplane

Indexer Notes

The Arrowplane is green.

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

Royal Desserts / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Quick Quiz / activity / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
H. T. Elmo (signed)
Pencils:
H. T. Elmo (signed)
Inks:
H. T. Elmo (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Do bears sometimes eat their own cubs?

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

Nestlé's Crunch / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Doomsday in Atlantis (Table of Contents: 10)

Tom Sparks, Boy Inventor / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Barry
Inks:
Dan Barry
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Lira of Atlantis (intro); Tom Sparks; Nick Sparks

[Auto-Racing Maniac!] (Table of Contents: 11)

Vitamin Vic / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Captain Tootsie in the North Woods (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

Superman Says: "Human Rights for All!" (Table of Contents: 13)

Superman / 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/).

The Outlaws of Lightning Hollow (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script:
Gardner Fox ?
Pencils:
Howard Sherman
Inks:
Howard Sherman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier

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

Jerry the Jitterbug / 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 bet I can!
Genre:
humor; teen

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

Columbia / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Mystery in Space / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Arabian Knight! (Table of Contents: 18)

Zatara / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Zatara

Indexer Notes

writer credit by Bob Hughes

A Horseshoe Full of Diamonds (Table of Contents: 19)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

history of New York's Metropolitan Opera House

The Academy for Gangsters! (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script:
David Vern
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

Inker identification 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/).

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

Novelty Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Thom McAn / 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. ["Millions of readers know..."]
    Tomahawk
  3. 2. The Amazing Talents of Lois Lane!
    Superman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Nabisco Shredded Wheat
  5. 4. ["Let's go in and hear our fortunes!"]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum
  6. 5. Editorial Advisory Board
  7. 6. The Hunter of Humans!
    The Green Arrow
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Royal Desserts
  9. 8. ["Do bears sometimes eat their own cubs?"]
    Quick Quiz
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Nestlé's Crunch
  11. 10. Doomsday in Atlantis
    Tom Sparks, Boy Inventor
  12. 11. [Auto-Racing Maniac!]
    Vitamin Vic
  13. 12. Captain Tootsie in the North Woods
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll
  14. 13. Superman Says: "Human Rights for All!"
    Superman
  15. 14. The Outlaws of Lightning Hollow
    The Wyoming Kid
  16. 15. ["I bet I can!"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Columbia
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Mystery in Space
  19. 18. Arabian Knight!
    Zatara
  20. 19. A Horseshoe Full of Diamonds
  21. 20. The Academy for Gangsters!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Novelty Mart
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Thom McAn
This issue was most recently modified by:
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