World's Finest Comics #111

DC Comics

United States

Published
August 1960
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/15773

Credits

Editing
Jack Schiff
Murray Boltinoff (associate editor)
George Kashdan (associate editor)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Superman's Secret Kingdom! (Superman and Batman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Show/hide 1. Superman's Secret Kingdom (Superman and Batman) Comic story, 12.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Floyd Frisby

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff

Synopsis

The force of a volcanic eruption gives Superman amnesia. He finds himself in a forgotten Aztec city and becomes the king of the inhabitants. When Batman and Robin go in search of him, they find the criminal Floyd Frisby who tries to convince Superman that Batman and Robin are really criminals.

Show/hide 2. "Looks like we're out of gas!" (Ollie) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Ollie
Genre
Humor
Characters
Ollie

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Synopsis

Ollie keeps the brake on while his two friends push his car uphill.

Show/hide 3. The Hermit of Titan (Tommy Tomorrow) Comic story, 5.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tommy Tomorrow
Genre
Science fiction
Characters
Tommy Tomorrow; Brent Wood

Credits

Script
Jack Miller
Art
Jim Mooney

Synopsis

Tommy and Brent have to face the wrath of Saturnian jungle natives to bring a runaway Earthman criminal to justice.

Notes

Bottom third of last page of sequence is advertisement for Palisades Amusement Park, N.J.

Show/hide 4. Crisis In the Cockpit Text story, 1 page

Featuring

Characters
Joe Barry; Harry Simms; Marcus Lapham; Sally

Credits

Author
Letters
typeset

Synopsis

Stewardess Sally foils a highjacking with chocolate covered marshmallow cookies.

Show/hide 5. "Old clothes are usually this way!" (Picture Math) Activity, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Picture Math

Synopsis

Add and subtract letters of the items pictured to spell answer to title question.

Show/hide 6. "This world we live in is full of great wonders!" (Bebe) Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Bebe
Genre
Humor; children
Characters
Bebe

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Synopsis

Young schoolgirl Bebe explains how an electric light works.

Show/hide 7. Lend a Friendly Hand! (Superman) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff

Synopsis

Superman explains to a couple of boys how refugees need a "friendly hand" to help find new homes.

Show/hide 8. The Crimes of the Clock King (Green Arrow) Comic story, 5.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Clock King (intro, villain)

Credits

Script
Ed Herron
Art
Lee Elias

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Hundred Plus Comic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #50 ([October 1960?])
Crimes of the Clock King
 
United States
Wanted. The World's Most Dangerous Villains (DC, 1972 series) #1 (July-August 1972)
The Crimes of the Clock King
 
Australia
Super Adventure (KG Murray, 1976 series) #74 ([May 1976?])
Crimes of the Clock King
 
Australia
Super Heroes Album (Murray, 1977 series) #15 (April 1980)
The Crimes of the Clock King
 
United States
Showcase Presents Green Arrow (DC, 2006 series) #1 (2006)
The Crimes Of The Clock King
From GCD
from World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #111 (August 1960)

Synopsis

The Clock King is successful in a series of crimes, besting Green Arrow and Speedy, until he traps them in his headquarters, where the archers escape his trap and capture The Clock King.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 38978

Entry created

  • 16/07/2015

Index completed

  • 16/07/2015

Last updated

  • 16/07/2015