(December 1951-January 1952)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1951-10-03
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited) (editor); Jack Schiff (actual editor)

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 [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints

Enter Here -- If You Dare! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The City That Exiled Superman! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane; Perry White
Synopsis
A fake Superman convinces Metropolis that the real one has lost control of his powers.
Reprints

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

Kellogg's Pep / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Royal Desserts / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Case of the Taunting Targets! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
Pencils
George Papp
Inks
George Papp
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow; Beetle Brogran
Synopsis
Beetle Brogran hides stolen radium in GA's arrows and then tries to get GA to shoot at him so he can get the arrows back.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

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

Private Pete / 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
Just one more thing...
Genre
humor; military
Reprints

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

Vitalis Hair Cream / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

The King of the Boy Inventors! (Table of Contents: 9)

Tom Sparks, Boy Inventor / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Brown
Inks
Dan Barry ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Tom judges a boy inventors contest.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Charlie Wild, Private Detective; Wildroot Cream-Oil / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Getting an Erector Is Like Having Your Own Toy Factory (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Erector / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

The River-Toll Bandits! (Table of Contents: 14)

The Wyoming Kid / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Reprints

Pete the Flash Scores for Captain Tootsie (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

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

Varsity Vic / 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
Oh, Al - Quick - Lend me a fountain pen...
Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

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

Out of This World; Necco / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Sagebrush Sam / 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
So long, Charlie. See you when I get back!
Genre
humor; western-frontier
Reprints

Paddle-Footed Commandoes (Table of Contents: 19)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Henry Schlosser
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
History of navy frogmen.

The Bird Sayings Crimes! (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
Bob Kane (Batman & Robin figures); Lew Sayre Schwartz
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; the Penguin; Jonathan Byrd; Ellen Byrd
Synopsis
Egged on by criminal rivals who mock his methods, Penguin launches a new series of crimes based on bird sayings and challenges Batman and Robin to stop him.
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Indexer Notes

Writer confirmed by Martin O'Hearn. Bob Kane pencil credit by Craig Delich. Other possible inkers include Will Elder and Ray Burnley. 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) /

Lionel Trains / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Anthony and Julius / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Boing" "Sorry!
Genre
humor
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Otto Graham (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

Wheaties / 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. Enter Here -- If You Dare!
    House of Mystery
  3. 2. The City That Exiled Superman!
    Superman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Pep
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Royal Desserts
  6. 5. The Case of the Taunting Targets!
    The Green Arrow
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Nabisco Shredded Wheat
  8. 7. ["Just one more thing..."]
    Private Pete
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Vitalis Hair Cream
  10. 9. The King of the Boy Inventors!
    Tom Sparks, Boy Inventor
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Charlie Wild, Private Detective; Wildroot Cream-Oil
  12. 11. Getting an Erector Is Like Having Your Own Toy Factory
    Erector
  13. 12. ["I-it's spooky in this old haunted house!"]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum
  14. 13. Editorial Advisory Board
  15. 14. The River-Toll Bandits!
    The Wyoming Kid
  16. 15. Pete the Flash Scores for Captain Tootsie
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll
  17. 16. ["Oh, Al - Quick - Lend me a fountain pen..."]
    Varsity Vic
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Out of This World; Necco
  19. 18. ["So long, Charlie. See you when I get back!"]
    Sagebrush Sam
  20. 19. Paddle-Footed Commandoes
  21. 20. The Bird Sayings Crimes!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Lionel Trains
  23. 22. ["Boing" "Sorry!"]
    Anthony and Julius
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
  25. 24. Otto Graham
    Wheaties
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Jim Van Dore
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