World's Finest Comics #26

DC Comics

United States

Published
January-February 1947
Page count
76
Cover price
0.15 USD
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/5604

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Jack Schiff (actual)

Issue contents Hide all

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
Letters
typeset

Notes

Penciler credit verified by Burnley.

Inker identification by Craig Delich.

Show/hide 1. The Confessions of Superman (Superman) Unknown, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Lois Lane; Benny Call; The Prankster (villain, cameo); Mr. Mxyztplk (villain, cameo); Lex Luthor (villain, cameo); Meadows (villain, Call's butler)

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) #4 ([September 1947?])
The Confessions of Superman
 
Australia
Superman Color Comics (KGM, 1947 series) #4 ([September 1947?])
 
United Kingdom
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #2 (May 1950)
The Confessions of Superman
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #6 ([November 1958?])
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #131 ([July 1970?])

Synopsis

The publisher of Ace Publishing Company offers Superman $50,000 for charity if he will write his autobiography, but when Lois delivers the 125,000 manuscript, the publisher rejects it as far fetched and a pack of lies.

Notes

Writer identification by Bob Hughes (December, 2004) and art identifications by Craig Delich (December, 2004).

Show/hide 2. Magic by Proxy (Zatara) Unknown, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Zatara
Genre
Adventure
Characters
Zatara

Credits

Script
George Kashdan
Art
William F. White
Show/hide 3. Land Beyond the Sky (The Boy Commandos) Unknown, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Boy Commandos
Genre
Adventure; war
Characters
The Boy Commandos [Captain Rip Carter; Brooklyn [Dan Turpin]; Alfie Twidgett; Andre Chavard; Jan Haasan]

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan ?
Show/hide 4. The Spirit of '46 (Johnny Everyman) Unknown, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Johnny Everyman
Genre
Adventure
Characters
Johnny Everyman

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
John Daly
Show/hide 5. The Human Fly Crimes (Green Arrow) Unknown, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; the Hye Brothers (villains, introduction)

Credits

Art
George Papp
Show/hide 6. His Highness, Prince Robin! (Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder) Unknown, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson] [also as Prince Stefan]; Prince Stefan [also as Robin] (of Valonia, introduction); Count Lasha (of Valonia, introduction); Baron Ferric (villain, introduction); Sparks Farrell (villain, introduction); Farrell's thugs (villains, introduction for all)

Credits

Art
Win Mortimer

Synopsis

When the life of a Prince is at stake, Dick Grayson (who looks identical to the Prince) steps into the role of the Prince. But Batman wishes that the Prince had not stepped into the role of Robin!


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 33115

Entry created

  • 08/08/2007

Index completed

  • 29/08/2016

Last updated

  • 29/08/2016