World's Finest Comics #114

DC Comics

United States

Published
December 1960
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/16001

Credits

Editing
Jack Schiff, Editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, Editor
 
George Kashdan, Associate Editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Captives of the Space Globes! (Superman and Batman and Robin) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman and Robin
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Century Plus Comic (Color Comics, 1960 series) #58 ([March 1961?])
Captives of the Space Globes
 
United States
Showcase Presents: World's Finest (DC, 2007 series) #2 ([October] 2008)
World's Finest Comics #114
Printed in
Batman and Superman in World's Finest: The Silver Age Omnibus (DC, 2016 series) #1 ([May] 2016)
 
World's Finest Comics Archives (DC, 1999 series) #3 ([October] 2005)
 
Batman & Superman in World's Finest Comics: The Silver Age (DC, 2017 series) #2 ([May] 2018)
From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #114

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/).

Show/hide 1. Test Your Talent (Art Instruction, Inc.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Art Instruction, Inc.

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, typeset

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. Captives of the Space Globes (Superman and Batman and Robin) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman and Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Alba (from the planet Zoron); Baxian aliens; Anthkar (monster); Chorn (Baxian leader)

Credits

Writing
Jerry Coleman, scripter
Art
Dick Sprang, penciller
 
Sheldon Moldoff, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Century Plus Comic (Color Comics, 1960 series) #58 ([March 1961?])
Captives of the Space Globes
 
United States
Showcase Presents: World's Finest (DC, 2007 series) #2 ([October] 2008)
Captives of the Space Globes
Printed in
Batman and Superman in World's Finest: The Silver Age Omnibus (DC, 2016 series) #1 ([May] 2016)
 
World's Finest Comics Archives (DC, 1999 series) #3 ([October] 2005)
 
Batman & Superman in World's Finest Comics: The Silver Age (DC, 2017 series) #2 ([May] 2018)

Synopsis

Alba takes Batman, Robin and Superman to his planet to help rid it of alien invaders.

Notes

Klein/Reed say Paris inks.

Show/hide 3. Children of Tomorrow! Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction; advocacy

Credits

Writing
Jack Schiff, scripter
Art
Bernard Baily, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Editing
, editor

Synopsis

Article relates how sub-standard conditions affect children in the world and quotes the "UN Declaration of the Rights of a Child."

Notes

Credits from a list by Lionel English.

Show/hide 4. Untitled (Giant Superman) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"The next Giant Superman annual..."

Featuring

Feature
Giant Superman

Credits

Writing
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Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 5. The Human Space Dragon (Tommy Tomorrow) Comic story, 6.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tommy Tomorrow
Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
Jack Miller, scripter
Art
Jim Mooney, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 6. Mechanical Monsters on the Loose! (The Brave and the Bold; Cave Carson) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Brave and the Bold; Cave Carson

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 7. Untitled (Jail Jests) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Whew! What hard work..."

Featuring

Feature
Jail Jests
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter [signed]
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer [signed]
Show/hide 8. Untitled (Zenith Company) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Zenith Company

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 9. Invisible Clue Text story, 1 page

Credits

Writing
, author
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 10. Green Arrow's Alien Ally (Green Arrow) Comic story, 5.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Van-Jon from the Planet of Two Suns (introduction); Ankov (villain)

Credits

Writing
Ed Herron, scripter
Art
Lee Elias, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Showcase Presents Green Arrow (DC, 2006 series) #1 (2006)
Green Arrow's Alien Ally

Synopsis

Green Arrow helps a pixie sized cop from another world capture a (too him) giant criminal.

Notes

Writer id by Martin O'Hearn.

Show/hide 11. Hawk-a-a-a! (Blackhawk) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Blackhawk

Credits

Writing
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Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 12. Untitled (Stephens Credit Sales) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Stephens Credit Sales

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 13. Untitled (Padell Book Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Padell Book Co.

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 14. Untitled (Jowett Institute of Physical Training) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Jowett Institute of Physical Training

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, typeset

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 15. Untitled (Wilson Chemical Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Wilson Chemical Co.

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 32018

Entry created

  • 12/07/2007

Cover added

  • 27/05/2022

Index completed

  • 27/05/2022

Last updated

  • 27/05/2022