World's Finest Comics #30

DC Comics

United States

Published
September-October 1947
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/6121

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 [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]

Credits

Pencils
Jack Burnley
Inks
Charles Paris
Letters
typeset

Reprint history

From GCD

Notes

Art credits verified by Jack Burnley to Craig Delich.

Show/hide 1. The World's Finest Heroes Go to Town in the World's Finest Action Stories! Table of contents, 1 page

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. Sheriff Clark Kent (Superman) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Ed Hollis (Mayor of Saddle Fork); Roaring Pete (Deputy); Catawampus Jones (villain, prospector); the Rockdust Bandits [Hardpan; others unnamed] (villains)

Credits

Script
Don C. Cameron [as Jerry Siegel]
Pencils
Win Mortimer [as Joe Shuster]
Inks
Ed Dobrotka ? [as Joe Shuster]
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Comics (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #39 ([August 1950])
The Rockdust Bandits
 
United Kingdom
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #11 (February 1951)
The Rockdust Bandits
 
United Kingdom
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #11 (February 1951)
 
Australia
All Favourites Comic Annual (Colour Comics, 1957 series) #nn [1] ([1955??])
The Rockdust Bandits
 
Australia
All Favourites Comic Annual (Colour Comics, 1957 series) #nn [1] ([1955??])
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #39 ([November 1966?])
The Rockdust Bandits
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #39 ([November 1966?])
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #39 ([November 1966?])
From GCD
Original
World's Finest Comics 30, September-October 1947

Synopsis

When Clark accidentally knocks out members of the Rockdust Gang, who are smuggling out stolen gold from town, the timid reporter is made Sheriff of Saddle Rock. But it's Superman who uncovers the identity of the real criminal boss of the gang.

Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn. Inker credit by Craig Delich. 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. Eddie Stanky (Wheaties) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Wheaties
Show/hide 4. Crime Goes to Press! (The Green Arrow) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

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

Credits

Art
George Papp
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Notes

Ryerson Johnson script credit removed by Craig Delich. 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 5. No title recorded (Kellogg's Shredded Wheat) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Kellogg's Shredded Wheat
Show/hide 6. The Timid Terror! (Zatara) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Zatara
Genre
Adventure
Characters
Zatara

Credits

Script
Joe Samachson
Art
William F. White
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 7. No title recorded (Willy) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Mmmm -- Boy, I smell pies!"

Featuring

Feature
Willy
Genre
Humor; children

Credits

Script
Phil Berube
Art
Phil Berube
Show/hide 8. The Overturned Canoe (Bright Star Flashlight Battery) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Bright Star Flashlight Battery
Genre
Adventure
Show/hide 9. The Black Gold of Red Valley! (The Boy Commandos) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Boy Commandos
Genre
Adventure
Characters
The Boy Commandos [Captain Rip Carter; Brooklyn [Dan Turpin]; Alfie Twidgett; Andre Chavard; Jan Haasan]; Rollo, the World's Fattest Man (villain)

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Curt Swan
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 10. Stick-Up Text story, 1.67 pages

Credits

Author
Charles Bevin
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 11. Editorial Advisory Board Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 12. Havoc on Wheels! (Johnny Everyman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Johnny Everyman
Genre
Adventure
Characters
Johnny Everyman

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
John Daly
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 13. More Exciting Than Fiction! (Real Fact Comics) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Real Fact Comics
Show/hide 14. Trapping a Bandit ("U. S." Royal; U. S. Bike Tires) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
"U. S." Royal; U. S. Bike Tires
Genre
Adventure
Show/hide 15. The Penny Plunderers! (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; J. J. Withers (introduction); Joe Coyne (villain, introduction); Skinny (villain, introduction, death); Mike (villain, introduction)

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Bob Kane
Inks
Ray Burnley
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #256 (May-June 1974)
The Penny Plunderers!
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #30 ([1975])
The Penny Plunderers!
From GCD
 
from World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #30 (September-October, 1947)

Synopsis

Throughout his life, Joe Coyne felt threatened, done in by pennies and coppers, so he decides to use the "copper penny" as a trademark of his crimes.

Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn. Art credits added by Craig Delich and verified by Kane to Joe Desris. 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. No title recorded (Parker Johns) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Parker Johns
Show/hide 17. Top Favorite! (The Gumps) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
The Gumps

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 18. No title recorded (Daisy Manufacturing Company) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daisy Manufacturing Company

Credits

Art
Fred Harman

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 34688

Entry created

  • 28/10/2007

Index completed

  • 18/09/2019

Last updated

  • 18/09/2019