World's Finest Comics #47

United States

DC Comics

United States

Published
August-September 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/8379

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, editor [attributed] (actual)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover No title recorded (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

Art
Win Mortimer, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Adapted
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #5 ([November 1950?])
Untitled

Notes

Win Mortimer verified his art to Craig Delich.

Show/hide 1. The Kind of Stories You Like Best! (Danger Trail) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Danger Trail

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, letterer

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. The Girl Who Hated Reporters! (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane

Credits

Writing
Al Schwartz , scripter [as Alvin Schwartz]
Art
Al Plastino, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
New Zealand (Aotearoa)
Superman (KG Murray, 1950? series) #41 ([January 1951?])
The Girl Who Hated Reporters!
 
Australia
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #41 ([January 1951?])
The Girl Who Hated Reporters!

Synopsis

Flashback story that shows Lois working at a lunch counter and getting a job at the Daily Planet after Clark. Contradicts previously established continuity.

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. Up, Up and Away! (Action Comics; Superman) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Action Comics; Superman

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 4. No title recorded (Shorty) Comic story, 0.75 pages

"I don't know why I offered to take care of my neighbor's St. Bernard..."

Featuring

Feature
Shorty
Genre
Humor

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter [signed]
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer
Show/hide 5. No title recorded (Nestlé's Crunch) Advertisement, 0.25 pages

Featuring

Feature
Nestlé's Crunch

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 6. Destination-- Boothill! (The Wyoming Kid) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Wyoming Kid
Genre
Western-frontier

Credits

Writing
Ryerson Johnson, scripter
Art
Howard Sherman, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 7. Trouble at Ghost-Town! (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

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 8. The Case of the Innocent Crooks! (The Green Arrow) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
George Papp, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 9. No title recorded (Sunshine Nelly) Comic story, 1 page

"Every face should wear a smile..."

Featuring

Feature
Sunshine Nelly
Genre
Humor

Credits

Writing
Jack Callahan, scripter
Art
Jack Callahan, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 10. Editorial Advisory Board Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.5 pages

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 11. No title recorded (Bazooka) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Bazooka

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 12. Shanghai Sheba's Revenge! (Full-Steam Foley) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Full-Steam Foley
Genre
Adventure

Credits

Writing
Don C. Cameron , scripter
Art
Win Mortimer, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer

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. Job Counselor (Superboy) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Advocacy; superhero

Credits

Writing
Jack Schiff, scripter
Art
Win Mortimer, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer

Notes

Letters credit from Todd Klein via his Klein Letters blog (18 September 2016, http://kleinletters.com/Blog/ira-schnapp-in-worlds-finest-comics-part-1/).

Show/hide 14. Magic in Reverse (Zatara) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Zatara
Genre
Adventure
Characters
Zatara

Credits

Writing
George Kashdan , scripter
Art
Ralph Mayo, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Notes

Writer identification by Bob Hughes. Art identification by Craig Delich.

Show/hide 15. Prepare to Be a Hero! Text article, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Writing
, author
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 16. No title recorded (Casey the Cop) Comic story, 0.75 pages

"Quick! Follow that car!"

Featuring

Feature
Casey the Cop
Genre
Humor

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter [signed]
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer
Show/hide 17. No title recorded (Columbia) Advertisement, 0.25 pages

Featuring

Feature
Columbia

Credits

Writing
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Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 18. No title recorded (Varsity Vic) Comic story, 2 pages

"That roller coaster ride looks neat!"

Featuring

Feature
Varsity Vic
Genre
Humor

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter [signed]
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer
Show/hide 19. Crime Above the Clouds! (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]; Spelvin; Rogers (big-game hunter); Mr. Michaels; unnamed stewardess; Ed Coombs (pilot); Mary Whalen (stewardess impersonator); Eddie (stowaway hijacker); unnamed passengers; Ace Radko (mobster); unnamed bandits; unnamed radio listeners; unnamed editor

Credits

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

Synopsis

Batman and Robin go undercover to board a flight to a mystery destination along with a number of passengers, all of whom have their own secret reasons for being on the flight.

Notes

Writer credit verified by Martin O'Hearn. 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 20. Now Showing at Your Favorite Newsstand! (Detective Comics; Batman) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Detective Comics; Batman

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 21. No title recorded (The Adventures of Bob Hope) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
The Adventures of Bob Hope

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, letterer

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 22. Rope 'Em Both, Partner! (Daisy B-B Guns) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daisy B-B Guns

Credits

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

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 39491

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