World's Finest Comics #27

DC Comics

United States

Published
March-April 1947
Page count
76
Cover price
0.15 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/5744

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Jack Schiff (actual)

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Show/hide Cover Untitled (Superman; Batman; Robin) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

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

Credits

Pencils
Jack Burnley
Inks
Charles Paris

Reprint history

From GCD
in Batman: The World's Finest Comics Archives (DC, 2002 series) #2 (2004)
in Superman: The World's Finest Comics Archives (DC, 2004 series) #2 (2009)

Notes

First issue published by National Comics, Inc.

Show/hide 1. The Man Who Out-Supered Superman (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; Margie Crosby; Nelson Swayne

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel ?
Pencils
John Sikela [as Joe Shuster]
Inks
Stan Kaye [as Joe Shuster]

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Color Comics (KGM, 1947 series) #3 ([August 1947?])
The Man Who Out-Supered Superman
 
United Kingdom
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) v1#1 (April 1950)
The Man Who Out-Supered Superman
From GCD
in Superman: The World's Finest Comics Archives (DC, 2004 series) #2 (2009)

Synopsis

Frustrated by the fact that his girl friend loves and adores Superman, Nelson Swayne vows to "out-super" Superman in five different events, all to be judged by prominent citizens of Metropolis. And, amazingly enough, his super-sharp brain figures out ways to do just that!

Notes

Writer credit by Bob Hughes, art credits by Craig Delich (May, 2004).

Show/hide 2. The Three Dooms (Green Arrow) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]

Credits

Script
Joe Samachson ?
Art
George Papp

Notes

Writer credit by Bob Hughes (November, 2004).

Show/hide 3. The Staff of Life (Zatara) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Zatara
Genre
Occult
Characters
Zatara

Credits

Script
George Kashdan
Art
William F. White
Show/hide 4. Shadowing My Own Shadow's Shadow! (Super-Sleuth McFooey) Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Feature
Super-Sleuth McFooey
Genre
Humor; crime
Characters
Super-Sleuth McFooey

Credits

Script
Jack Farr
Art
Jack Farr
Letters
Jack Farr

Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 2008-1-29.

Show/hide 5. The Flatbush Fiddler (The Boy Commandos) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Boy Commandos
Genre
War; adventure
Characters
Boy Commandos [Brooklyn (aka Dan Turpin); Alfie Twidgett; Andre Chavard; Jan Haasan]; Captain Rip Carter

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein ?

Notes

Credits by Craig Delich (May, 2004).

Show/hide 6. Me, Outlaw! (Batman and Robin) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman and Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Jigger (villain, introduction); Eddie (villain, introduction); Kipley (villain, introduction, death); The L.C.M. Hot Car Gang (villains, introduction); Wheels Mitchum (villain, introduction)

Credits

Script
Bill Finger ?
Art
Jim Mooney [as Bob Kane]

Reprint history

From GCD
in Batman: The World's Finest Comics Archives (DC, 2002 series) #2 (2004)

Synopsis

While on death row awaiting his fate in the electric chair, Wheels Mitchem agrees to write a book about his life story for $3000. Unfortunate, the aim of his book was promote the idea that a smart, tough guy CAN outwit the law.

Notes

Art credits by Craig Delich (May, 2004), writer credit by Bob Hughes (November, 2004).


Notes

First issue published by National Comics, Inc.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 33112

Entry created

  • 08/08/2007

Index completed

  • 22/04/2011

Last updated

  • 17/09/2009