World's Finest Comics #59

DC Comics

United States

Published
July-August 1952
Page count
68
Cover price
0.15
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/9762

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Jack Schiff (actual)

Issue contents Hide all

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

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Win Mortimer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Jack Schiff (actual)
Show/hide 1. That Deep Dark Secret (Buzzy) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Buzzy
Genre
Teen, humor

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Win Mortimer

Notes

Inside front cover

Show/hide 2. Superman's Super Hold-Up (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Luthor; Lois Lane

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye

Reprint history

From GCD
in Best of DC, The (DC, 1979 series) #27

Notes

vs Luthor

Show/hide 3. Indian Style Vacation (Chief Hot Foot) Comic story, 0.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Chief Hot Foot
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Notes

Letterer credit from Tom Orzechowski.

Show/hide 4. The Case of the Vanishing Arrow (Green Arrow) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Arrow Cave

Credits

Art
George Papp

Synopsis

Green Arrow celebrates the firing of his millionth arrow in his fight against crime.

Show/hide 5. The Bush Trackers (Manhunters Around the World) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Manhunters Around the World
Genre
Detective
Characters
Jack Woodward; Mark Sawyer

Credits

Art
Chad Grothkopf

Reprint history

From GCD
in Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #422 (April 1972)

Notes

Show/hide 6. The Men Who Stole Roads (Wyoming Kid) Comic story, 10 pages
Show/hide 7. Untitled (Quick Quiz) Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Quick Quiz
Genre
Facts

Credits

Script
H. T. Elmo?
Art
H. T. Elmo?
Show/hide 8. How Far South?][First Line: This expedition to the South Pole (Prof Eureka) Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Prof Eureka
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Hundred Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #17 ([February 1958?])
Professor Eureka
 
Australia
Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #39 (July 1968)
Professor Eureka
From GCD
in Aquaman (1962 series) #37 (DC, 1968)

Notes

First line and reprint data from Arthur Lortie, added August 2006.

Show/hide 9. Race History Will Never Forget Text article, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fact

Credits

Author
Ben Galloway
Letters
typeset

Synopsis

Feb 1902 auto race from New York to Paris

Show/hide 10. The Joker's Aces (Batman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
The Joker, Commissioner Gordon

Credits

Script
David Vern
Pencils
Bob Kane (Batman & Robin figures)
Lew Sayre Schwartz
Inks
Stan Kaye

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #40 ([September 1953])
The Joker's Aces
 
United Kingdom
Batman (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #40 ([September 1953?])
The Joker's Aces
 
United States
Batman Annual (DC, 1961 series) #3 (Summer 1962)
The Joker's Aces
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #3 ([June 1963?])
The Joker's Aces
 
United States
DC Comics Classics Library: The Batman Annuals (DC, 2009 series) #1 (April 2009)
The Joker's Aces!
From GCD
in Batman Annual (DC, 1961 series) #3 (Summer 1962)
 
from World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #59 (July-August 1952)
 
from World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 Series) #59

Notes

Craig Delich removed Bob Kane co-inker credit (Dec. 2005).

Show/hide 11. The Right Kind of Popcorn (Jerry The Jitterbug) Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jerry The Jitterbug
Genre
Humor, teen

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Notes

Letterer credit from Tom Orzechowski.

Show/hide 12. Learn a Bit of Magic Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Activity

Credits

Script
Al McLean
Art
Al McLean

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 36037

Entry created

  • 28/02/2008

Cover added

  • 13/02/2010

Index completed

  • 13/02/2010