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Issue Details

Issue #20
Published Winter 1946
Cover Price 0.15 USD
Pages 76
Editing Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Jack Schiff (actual)

Cover Details

Characters Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Genre Superhero
Pencils Jack Burnley
Inks Charles Paris
Reprinted in Batman: The World's Finest Comics Archives (DC, 2002 series) #2 (2004); in Superman: The World's Finest Archives (DC, 2004 series) #2 (2009)

12 page Superman story "The Toyman: Super-Scientist!"

Characters Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Inspector Kerrigan; Professor Vining; The Toyman (villain)
Synopsis Superman must retrieve a super secret invention, the human wavelength detector, from the clutches of the Toyman, but finds it a challenge as the villain has set the machine to pick up the electrical vibrations of the Man of Tomorrow.
Genre superhero
Script Don Cameron [as Jerry Siegel] (signed)
Pencils Ed Dobrotka [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks Stan Kaye ?
Notes Inker identification by Bob Hughes (November, 2004).
Reprinted in Superman: The World's Finest Archives (DC, 2004 series) #2 (2009)

10 page Green Arrow story "Larceny Without Loot"

Characters Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]
Genre superhero
Script Joe Samachson
Pencils Maurice del Burgo
Inks Maurice del Burgo

8 page Zatara story "Money Talks"

Characters Zatara
Genre occult
Pencils William F. White
Inks William F. White

12 page The Boy Commandos story "Brooklyn Botches the Bakas"

Characters Boy Commandos [Brooklyn (aka Dan Turpin); Alfie Twidgett; Andre Chavard; Jan Haasan]; Captain Rip Carter
Genre war; adventure
Script Joe Samachson
Pencils Louis Cazeneuve
Inks Louis Cazeneuve

3 page story "Foxhole Sailor: A True Adventure of the Fighting Coast Guard"

Genre fact
Script Joe Simon
Pencils Joe Simon
Inks Joe Simon

8 page Johnny Everyman story "George Tunuku, American"

Characters Johnny Everyman; George Tunuku
Genre adventure
Script Jack Schiff
Pencils John Daly
Inks John Daly

12 page Batman and Robin story "King of Coins!"

Characters Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Coin King [Lew Cronin, aka Mark Medalion] (villain, introduction); Lucky Smith (villain, introduction)
Synopsis Batman and Robin soon see through a scheme by a wheel-chair bound coin dealer to provide "sure-fire" treasure maps to people in return for half the loot!
Genre Superhero
Script Don Cameron
Pencils Winslow Mortimer [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks Winslow Mortimer [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Reprinted in Batman: The World's Finest Comics Archives (DC, 2002 series) #2 (2004)