World's Finest Comics No. 7

Description
DC Comics published World’s Finest Comics issue No. 7 in the fall of 1942. Jack Burnley illustrated the yellow cover that depicts Superman, Robin, and Batman each straddling the barrel of a battleship’s cannon. This issue’s stories feature Superman in "The Eight Doomed Men!," Zatara in "The Case of the Walking Dynamo!," Drafty in "Bring in Baby," The Sandman and Sandy in "A Modern Arabian Nightmare," The Star Spangled Kid and Stripesy in "The Case of the Jinxed Skyscraper," Red, White and Blue in "The Phantom Voice," The Green Arrow in "Wings of Flame," Lando in "The Vanishing V-Men!," and Batman and Robin in "The North Pole Crimes!"
Originally titled World’s Best Comics in its inaugural issue, DC Comics published World’s Finest Comics from 1941 until 1986. Each issue originally featured separate stories for Batman and Superman, but from issue 71 until issue 197 they appeared together in the same story. Over the years a cavalcade of DC heroes appeared in the book, including Robin, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, Hawkman, Green Arrow, and the Vigilante.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
comic book
date made
1942
maker
D. C. Comics, Inc.
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7 3/4 in x 10 in; 19.685 cm x 25.4 cm
ID Number
2013.0086.102
catalog number
2013.0086.102
accession number
2013.0086
subject
Superman
Batman
Comics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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