World's Finest Comics #41

DC Comics

United States

Published
July-August 1949
Page count
76
Cover price
0.15 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/7656

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Jack Schiff (actual)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (Superman; Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman; Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman; Robin

Credits

Art
Win Mortimer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #4 ([October 1950])
No title recorded
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #8 ([February 1959?])
No title recorded

Notes

Win Mortimer verified his art credits to Craig Delich.

Show/hide 1. No title recorded (Kodak) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Kodak

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. The Discovery of Supermanium! (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane; Supermanium (intro); Super-Saved Club; James H. Thorben

Credits

Script
Ed Hamilton ?
Art
Al Plastino
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Comics (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #39 ([August 1950])
The Discovery of Supermanium!
 
United Kingdom
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #11 (February 1951)
The Discovery of Supermanium
 
United Kingdom
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #11 (February 1951)
 
Australia
All Favourites Comic Annual (Colour Comics, 1957 series) #nn [1] ([1955??])
The Discovery of Supermanium
 
Australia
All Favourites Comic Annual (Colour Comics, 1957 series) #nn [1] ([1955??])
 
Australia
All Favourites Comic Annual (Colour Comics, 1957 series) #nn [1] ([1955??])
 
Australia
Superman Super Library (Colour Comics, 1964 series) #20 ([January 1966?])
The Discovery of Supermanium!
 
Australia
Superman Super Library (Colour Comics, 1964 series) #20 ([January 1966?])
 
Australia
Superman Super Library (Colour Comics, 1964 series) #20 ([January 1966?])
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #39 ([November 1966?])
The Discovery of Supermanium
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #39 ([November 1966?])
Original
World's Finest Comics 41, July 1949
Printed in
Colossal Comic 39

Synopsis

A unscrupulous promoter gets Superman to discover a new element and then tries to corner the market.

Notes

Writer identification by Bob Hughes. 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/).

Show/hide 3. No title recorded (Kellogg's Variety) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Kellogg's Variety
Show/hide 4. Captain Tootsie and the Mysterious Plan (Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
C. C. Beck
Show/hide 5. Collector of Humans! (The Green Arrow) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Arrow; The Snare (intro)

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
George Papp
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Synopsis

A fanatic collector tries to add humans to his collection.

Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn, however it is not in Otto Binder's 1963/1964 listing of his DC credits. 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/).

Show/hide 6. Focusing on the Firebug ("U. S." Royal; U. S. Bike Tires) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
"U. S." Royal; U. S. Bike Tires
Genre
Adventure
Show/hide 7. Bandits Bombed by Bottles! (Adventures of Sam Spade; Wildroot Cream-Oil) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Adventures of Sam Spade; Wildroot Cream-Oil
Genre
Adventure
Show/hide 8. See America Foist! (Doc and Fatty) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Doc and Fatty
Genre
Adventure; humor
Characters
Columbus

Credits

Art
Howard Sherman
Letters
Ira Schnapp

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/).

Show/hide 9. No title recorded (Monark Super Deluxe) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Monark Super Deluxe

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 10. Untitled (Shorty) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Look at this swell house!"

Featuring

Feature
Shorty
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 11. Editorial Advisory Board Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.5 pages

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 12. The Voyage of the Merry X! (The Boy Commandos) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Boy Commandos
Genre
Adventure

Credits

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Frank Giacoia ?
Letters
Sam Rosen
Show/hide 13. No title recorded (Post's Cereals) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Post's Cereals
Show/hide 14. Escaped Bear...And a Bare Escape! (Another Jim Wise "P-F" Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Another Jim Wise "P-F" Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes
Genre
Adventure
Show/hide 15. The Dog Who Could Work Miracles! (Zatara) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Zatara
Genre
Adventure

Credits

Script
Joe Samachson ?
Art
Joe Kubert
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Notes

Writer credit by Bob Hughes. 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/).

Show/hide 16. Devils With Baggy Pants Text article, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Author
Robert M. Banker (credited)
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 17. The Man With the Fatal Hands! (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Charles Albrek; Edgar Albrek; Commissioner James Gordon

Credits

Pencils
Bob Kane
Inks
Charles Paris
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Synopsis

Batman and Robin investigate a man who after losing his hands has them replaced from a dying donor, but now those new hands have a life of their own, including trying to kill.

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/).

Show/hide 18. No title recorded (Bazooka) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Bazooka
Show/hide 19. Lost in the Woods (Adventures of "Popsicle Pete") Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Adventures of "Popsicle Pete"
Show/hide 20. 3 Smash Adventures (Superboy) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superboy

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 21. No title recorded (Thom McAn) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Thom McAn

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 33961

Entry created

  • 19/09/2007

Index completed

  • 10/09/2019

Last updated

  • 10/09/2019