World's Finest Comics #65

United States

DC Comics

United States

Published
July-August 1953
Page count
68
Cover price
0.15 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Silver Age size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/10641

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, Editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, Managing Editor
 
Mort Weisinger, Story Editor
 
George Kashdan, Story Editor

Issue contents Hide all

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

Featuring

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

Credits

Art
Win Mortimer, line art
Colours
, colourist

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #51 ([September 1954])
Untitled
 
United Kingdom
Super Adventure Comic (KGM, 1952 series) #51 ([December 1954])
Untitled
Printed in
Batman: The Golden Age Omnibus (DC, 2015 series) #9 ([August] 2021)
Show/hide 1. Buzzy Says: "Get a Box-Seat to Nature's Wonders!" (Buzzy [DC]) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Buzzy [DC]
Genre
Humour; advocacy; teen

Credits

Writing
Jack Schiff, scripter
Art
Bob Oksner, line art
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer

Notes

Inside front cover.

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

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane; Perry White; Jor-El; Lara; Ma Kent; Pa Kent

Credits

Writing
Ed Hamilton , scripter [as Edmond Hamilton]
Art
Wayne Boring, penciller
 
Stan Kaye , inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Pat Gordon , letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #6 ([October 1958?])
The Confessions of Superman

Synopsis

Superman writes his autobiography.

Show/hide 3. Untitled (Schwinn) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Schwinn

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 4. Untitled (Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

"It's stopped snowing at last!"

Featuring

Feature
Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum
Genre
Children

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Ray Thompson, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 5. Untitled (Quick Quiz) Cartoon, 0.5 pages

"Who was Geronimo?"

Featuring

Feature
Quick Quiz
Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Writing
Horace Elmo, scripter
Art
Horace Elmo, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Horace Elmo, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #54 ([December 1954?])
Untitled
 (Panel 2 (Who was Geronimo?))
 
United Kingdom
Super Adventure Comic (KGM, 1952 series) #54 ([March 1955?])
Untitled
 
United Kingdom
Superman Annual (KGM, 1951 series) December 1963 (December 1963)
Untitled
Show/hide 6. Battle of the Treetops! (Tomahawk) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tomahawk
Genre
Historical; western-frontier

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Fred Ray, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Pat Gordon , letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Century the 100 Page Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #15 ([August 1957?])
Battle of the Treetops!
Printed in
Century, The 100 Page Comic Monthly (K. G. Murray, 1956 series) #15 ([August 1957] ?)
Show/hide 7. Mission-Rocket X (Major Mars; Popsicle) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Major Mars; Popsicle

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Sam Glankoff, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 8. Untitled (Varsity Vic) Comic story, 1 page

"Who do you think you're shoving?"

Featuring

Feature
Varsity Vic
Genre
Humour; teen

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter [signed]
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
Gaspar Saladino, letterer [signed as Henry Boltinoff]

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Printed in
Blackhawk (DC, 1957 series) #117 (October 1957)
Show/hide 9. The Crimeless Crimes of Arrowville! (Green Arrow) Comic story, 9.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Arrow; Arrowplane

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
George Papp , line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Pat Gordon , letterer

Synopsis

The Town of Arrowville hasn't had any crime for five years thanks to Green Arrow.

Show/hide 10. Editorial Advisory Board Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.5 pages

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Colours
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Text
, letterer

Notes

Includes a plug for The Adventures of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis.

Show/hide 11. Bearcat Sets Basepath on Fire (A Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
A Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes
Genre
Sports

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 12. Untitled (Little Pete) Comic story, 0.67 pages

"Tum-ta tum" "Back from the dentist, already, Pete?"

Featuring

Feature
Little Pete
Genre
Humour; children

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter [signed]
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
Gaspar Saladino, letterer [signed as Henry Boltinoff]
Show/hide 13. Untitled (Wildroot Cream-Oil) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wildroot Cream-Oil

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 14. Rope of Rangoon! (A Special Spy Thriller!) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
A Special Spy Thriller!
Genre
Spy

Credits

Writing
David Wood, scripter [as Dave Wood]
Art
Howard Sherman, penciller
 
Bruno Premiani , inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Pat Gordon , letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents Tip Top Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #27 ([July 1967?])
Rope of Rangoon

Notes

Originally scheduled for Danger Trail #6, which was never published. Inker credit by Craig Delich.

Show/hide 15. Untitled (Jerry The Jitterbug) Comic story, 2 pages

"I'll play this one. It's a honey!"

Featuring

Feature
Jerry The Jitterbug
Genre
Humour; teen

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter [signed]
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
Gaspar Saladino, letterer [signed as Henry Boltinoff]
Show/hide 16. Melody in G. I. Text article, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Writing
, author
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 17. The Line of Stars Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 18. The Five Different Batmen! (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]; Commissioner James Gordon; Vicki Vale (blonde hair); Guy Banning; “Soupy” Sellers; Charlie Williams; The Blaster; “Spots” Derrow

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Bob Kane, penciller (Batman & Robin figures)
 
Lew Schwartz, penciller [as Lew Sayre Schwartz]
 
Charles Paris, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Colossal Comic Annual (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #1 ([August 1956])
The Five Different Batmen!
 
Australia
Colossal Comic Annual (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #1 ([August 1956])
 
Australia
All Star Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #39 ([June 1966])
The Five Different Batmen
Printed in
Batman: The Golden Age Omnibus (DC, 2015 series) #9 ([August] 2021)

Synopsis

Five people tell their memories of Batman, who appears to be dead.

Notes

Art identification 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 19. Untitled (Giant Beach Ball) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Giant Beach Ball

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 20. Untitled (Daisy Air Rifles) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daisy Air Rifles

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, typeset

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 21. Untitled (Thom McAn) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Thom McAn

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 37532

Entry created

  • 28/09/2008

Cover added

  • 01/04/2010

Index completed

  • 27/12/2021

Last updated

  • 27/12/2021