World's Finest Comics #46

DC Comics

United States

Published
June-July 1950
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/8286

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, editor [attributed] (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
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Superman [Clark Kent]

Credits

Art
Win Mortimer, line art

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #3 ([September 1950?])
Untitled
Show/hide 1. Untitled Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"You will always hit the bull's-eye..."

Credits

Text
, typeset

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. The Seven Crimes of Mister 7! (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Mr. 7 (intro); Lois Lane; Perry White

Credits

Writing
Ed Hamilton , scripter
Art
Wayne Boring, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer

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. Phil Rizzuto (Wheaties) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Wheaties
Show/hide 4. Untitled (Peg) Comic story, 0.75 pages

"Young lady, may I see you a moment?"

Featuring

Feature
Peg
Genre
Humor; teen
Characters
Peg

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Text
Gaspar Saladino, letterer [as Henry Boltinoff]
Show/hide 5. Untitled (Columbia) Advertisement, 0.25 pages

Featuring

Feature
Columbia

Credits

Text
, typeset
Show/hide 6. The Big Money-Mystery! (The Wyoming Kid) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Wyoming Kid
Genre
Western-frontier
Characters
Wyoming Kid [Bill Polk]

Credits

Writing
Ryerson Johnson, scripter
Art
Howard Sherman, line art
Show/hide 7. Untitled (The "Popsicle" Hall of Fame) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
The "Popsicle" Hall of Fame

Credits

Art
Sam Glankoff, line art
Show/hide 8. Beating the Broken Buckboard! ("U. S." Royal; U. S. Royal Bike Tires) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
"U. S." Royal; U. S. Royal Bike Tires
Genre
Adventure
Show/hide 9. Sir Oliver Queen of Dornee Castle! (The Green Arrow) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]

Credits

Art
George Papp, line art
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer

Reprint history

Based on
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #46 (June-July 1950)
Sir Oliver Queen of Dornee Castle!
Also printed
Australia
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #53 ([June 1953])
Sir Oliver Queen of Dornee Castle!
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #44 ([February 1968?])
Sir Oliver Queen of Dornee Castle
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #44 ([February 1968?])

Synopsis

Oliver inherits a castle in Scotland.

Notes

Oliver appears to live in a mansion, rather than his usual apartment. 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 10. Untitled (Nabisco Shredded Wheat) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Nabisco Shredded Wheat
Show/hide 11. The Show Must Go On! (Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Bill Schreiber, line art
Show/hide 12. Honeymoon with Headaches! (Full-Steam Foley) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Full-Steam Foley
Genre
Adventure
Characters
Full-Steam Foley

Credits

Art
Win Mortimer, line art
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Century the 100 Page Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #9 ([February 1957?])
Honeymoon with Headaches

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 13. Untitled (Bazooka) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Bazooka
Show/hide 14. We Could Have Killed Him! (Ray-o-Vac) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Ray-o-Vac
Genre
Adventure
Show/hide 15. Untitled (Rusty) Comic story, 4 pages

"Oh, boy! Now that the weather's nice..."

Featuring

Feature
Rusty
Genre
Humor; children
Characters
Rusty

Credits

Writing
Lit-Win, scripter
Art
Lit-Win, line art

Notes

Credits verified by Craig Delich. Series had previously appeared in More Fun Comics.

Show/hide 16. 3 R's For Stars Text article, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Text
, typeset
Show/hide 17. Schwinn Is Guaranteed! (Schwinn) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Schwinn

Credits

Text
, typeset
Show/hide 18. The Stagecoach Stick-Up (Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure; "P-F" Canvas Shoes) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure; "P-F" Canvas Shoes
Genre
Adventure
Show/hide 19. Bruce Wayne, Riveter! (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne; also as John Bruce]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Mr. Cobb (shipyard manager); unnamed night watchman (death); Charley Stark (shipyard employee); Tom Chase (shipyard employee); Ed Chalmers (shipyard employee); "Cheer" Upton (shipyard employee); unnamed shipyard employees; Jud Lukins (escaped convict)

Credits

Art
Dick Sprang, penciller
 
Charles Paris, inker
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer

Synopsis

Bruce Wayne goes undercover as a riveter in a shipyard to uncover which shipyard employee is guilty of murder.

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/). Previously credited to Bill Woolfolk, but not in his pay records according to Martin O'Hearn.

Show/hide 20. Untitled (Shredded Ralston) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Shredded Ralston
Show/hide 21. Untitled (Shorty) Comic story, 0.75 pages

"Look at that long line..."

Featuring

Feature
Shorty
Genre
Humor
Characters
Shorty

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Text
Gaspar Saladino, letterer [as Henry Boltinoff]
Show/hide 22. Untitled (Nestlé's Crunch) Advertisement, 0.25 pages

Featuring

Feature
Nestlé's Crunch
Show/hide 23. A Salute to the Boy Scouts of America (Superman; Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

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

Credits

Art
Win Mortimer, line art
Text
, typeset

Notes

Salutes the 40th anniversary of the Boy Scouts and their 2nd National Jamboree. Inside back cover.

Show/hide 24. Untitled (Daisy B-B Guns) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daisy B-B Guns

Credits

Art
Fred Harman, line art
Text
, typeset

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 34079

Entry created

  • 23/09/2007

Cover added

  • 27/12/2010

Index completed

  • 25/08/2019

Last updated

  • 06/01/2020