(January-February 1952)

DC, 1941 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman and Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Batman; Robin

The Superman Pageant (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger ?
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Perry White; Prankster (as an actor); Superman robot; Karl Kruger (intro); Dr Vallin
Synopsis:
Famed silent film director Karl Kruger stages a comeback with a pageant starring a Superman robot- but at the last minute Superman has to take the robot's place.

["I'm going over to Nancy's house for the evening..."] (Table of Contents: 2)

Peg / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor; teen

The Man Who Held Up Brooks Express (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow; Speedy; Police Commissioner Brett
Synopsis:
Green Arrow and Speedy have to break a code hidden in a roll of coins.

The House that Haunted Northville (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre:
science fiction

["I'm glad to see you open a savings account..."] (Table of Contents: 5)

Peg / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor; teen

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

Word Roundup / activity / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

puzzle

Canyon of Whirling Death (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier

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: 8)

Clue Cartoon / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Martin Naydel (signed)
Pencils:
Martin Naydel (signed)
Inks:
Martin Naydel (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

puzzle

["So long, Mom. We've got a big history exam today!"] (Table of Contents: 9)

Varsity Vic / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor; teen

Most Mysterious Treasure in the World (Table of Contents: 10)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

The Crimes in Double (Table of Contents: 11)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin; Commissioner Gordon

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: 12)

Bullseye Billy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

["Sarge, may I borrow the jeep?"] (Table of Contents: 13)

Private Pete / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor; military
Reprints:

Share With Others (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman and Batman
  2. 1. The Superman Pageant
    Superman
  3. 2. ["I'm going over to Nancy's house for the evening..."]
    Peg
  4. 3. The Man Who Held Up Brooks Express
    Green Arrow
  5. 4. The House that Haunted Northville
    Tom Sparks, Boy Inventor
  6. 5. ["I'm glad to see you open a savings account..."]
    Peg
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Word Roundup
  8. 7. Canyon of Whirling Death
    Wyoming Kid
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Clue Cartoon
  10. 9. ["So long, Mom. We've got a big history exam today!"]
    Varsity Vic
  11. 10. Most Mysterious Treasure in the World
  12. 11. The Crimes in Double
    Batman
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Bullseye Billy
  14. 13. ["Sarge, may I borrow the jeep?"]
    Private Pete
  15. 14. Share With Others
    Superboy
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