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World's Best Comics #1 Values

Publisher: DC, 1941

About World's Best Comics #1

The only issue of the title, the name changes to World's Finest Comics with issue #2. Superman, Batman, and Robin covers begin and this one is by Fred Ray. Creig Flessel, Howard Purcell, Harry Lampert, Bob Kane, and Paul Gustavson art.

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COVER DETAILS

World's Best Comics #1 (DC, 1941) CGC FN/VF 7.0 Off-white pages....
Characters: Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]

Pencils: Fred Ray

Inks: Fred Ray

Letters: typeset

Notes: Art credits verified by Fred Ray.


STORY DETAILS

Characters: Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; Lois Lane; B. Drexel Rutherford; Rainmaker (villain, introduction, death)

Synopsis: A criminal scientist learns how to control the weather and uses his power for extortion, and he even nearly stops the Man of Tomorrow from interfering when he uses a paralysis gas on the Man of Steel.

Pages: 13.000

Script: Jerry Siegel (signed)

Pencils: Wayne Boring [as Joe Shuster] (signed)

Inks: Don Komisarow ? [as Joe Shuster] (signed)

Notes: Credits in World's Finest Archives are wrong.

Data Courtesy of Grand Comics Database under Creative Commons license

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CGC Census Report*

Grade 0.5 1.0 1.5 1.8 2.0 2.5 3.0 3.5 4.0 4.5 5.0 5.5 6.0 6.5 7.0 7.5 8.0 8.5 9.0 9.2 9.4 9.6 9.8 9.9 10.0 Total
Universal  3 0 0 3 1 6 9 14 13 12 12 4 4 5 10 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 101
Qualified  0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Signature Series  0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Restored  0 0 0 1 1 1 9 4 4 2 5 2 1 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 37
Total 3 0 0 4 3 7 18 19 18 15 17 6 5 8 13 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 142

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