World's Finest Comics #74

DC Comics

United States

Published
January-February 1955
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/11814

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (editor-in-chief)
Jack Schiff (managing editor)
Murray Boltinoff (associate editor)
George Kashdan (associate editor)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Contest of Heroes! (Superman and Batman and Robin) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman and Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Also printed
United Kingdom
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #58 ([April 1955])
The Contest of Heroes!
 
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #58 ([April 1955?])
The Contest of Heroes!

Notes

Bob Klein and Gene Reed originally and Showcase Presents and the Archives listed Stan Kaye inks. 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/).

Show/hide 1. No title recorded (Stephens Credit Sales) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Stephens Credit Sales

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. The Contest of Heroes (Superman and Batman and Robin) Comic story, 10 pages
Show/hide 3. No title recorded (Tootsie Roll) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Tootsie Roll

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 4. No title recorded (Superman Playsuit) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman Playsuit

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 5. No title recorded (Peg) Comic story, 1 page

"Pardon me, I noticed you sitting there..."

Featuring

Feature
Peg
Genre
Humor; teen
Characters
Peg

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Also printed
Australia
Congo Bill with Janu the Jungle Boy (Colour Comics, 1955 series) #2 ([May 1955?])
Peg
 
Australia
Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #58 (February 1970)
Peg
Show/hide 6. Green Arrow's Kid Brother (The Green Arrow) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Pencils
George Papp
Inks
George Papp ?
Letters
Pat Gordon

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Also printed
Australia
The Hundred Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #18 ([March 1958?])
Green Arrow's Kid Brother
Show/hide 7. No title recorded (Hollywood Ha-Lights) Comic story, 1 page

"I'm lucky to get off the set so early!"

Featuring

Feature
Hollywood Ha-Lights
Genre
Humor
Show/hide 8. No title recorded (Shorty) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"This sweater is pure wool, the finest grade!"

Featuring

Feature
Shorty
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 9. No title recorded (Smith Brothers Cough Drops) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Smith Brothers Cough Drops
Show/hide 10. No title recorded (Adventures of the Dubble Bubble Kids) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

"Look - There's Ruffy!"

Featuring

Feature
Adventures of the Dubble Bubble Kids
Genre
Children

Credits

Art
Ray Thompson [as Ray T.]
Show/hide 11. Untitled (Block Buster) Activity, 0.5 pages

"This is a good thing to avoid!"

Featuring

Feature
Block Buster

Credits

Script
Martin Naydel
Art
Martin Naydel
Letters
Martin Naydel
Show/hide 12. Doctors without Degrees Text article, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Author
Rudy C. Garcia
Letters
typeset

Reprint history

From GCD
Show/hide 13. Gray Wolf's Revenge! (Tomahawk) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tomahawk
Genre
Historical; western-frontier

Credits

Art
Bruno Premiani
Letters
Pat Gordon

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Also printed
Australia
The Hundred Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #25 ([October 1958?])
Gray Wolf's Revenge
Show/hide 14. No title recorded (Schwinn Corvette) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Schwinn Corvette

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 15. No title recorded (Howdy Doody Color Television Set) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Howdy Doody Color Television Set
Show/hide 16. No title recorded (Littleton Stamp Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Littleton Stamp Co.

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 17. No title recorded (Daisy Manufacturing Company) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daisy Manufacturing Company

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 31861

Entry created

  • 09/07/2007

Cover added

  • 30/03/2010

Index completed

  • 18/09/2019

Last updated

  • 18/09/2019