Adventure Comics Featuring Superboy #2

Published
March 1949
Page count
36
Cover price
6d [0-0-6 AUP]
Colour
Some colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Matte colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
None

Credits

Editing
, editor

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Show/hide Cover Super-Bellboy (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Cover, 1 page

""You rang for ice water, Sir?" In this Issue: Superboy gives super-service when he becomes "Super-Bellboy""

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Al Wenzel, line art

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #127 (April 1948)
Super-Bellboy
Show/hide 1. Breakfast at the Zoo (Kellogg's Corn Flakes) Advertisement, 1 page

Details

Printed
1949
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Breakfast at the Zoo

Notes

There was a series of these Australian drawn Kellogg's advertisements. Some are signed "Vivian", which is probably Ronald Charles Vivian (1914-1973) who drew Ginger Meggs from 1952 until his death in 1973.

Show/hide 2. Super-Bellhop (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Al Wenzel, penciller
 
George Roussos, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #127 (April 1948)
Super-Bellhop

Synopsis

Clark fills in for a sick friend as a bellhop in a Metropolis hotel.

Show/hide 3. Hambone the Hunter (Hambone the Hunter) Comic story, 1 page

"Oscar, it's time we had a change of diet!"

Featuring

Feature
Hambone the Hunter
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Hart Amos, scripter
Art
Hart Amos, line art
Text
Hart Amos, letterer
Show/hide 4. Fore and Aft (Fore and Aft) Comic story, 1 page

"Ahoy, bosun! We're back after two weeks leave. Aren't you pleased to see us?"

Featuring

Feature
Fore and Aft
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Hart Amos, scripter
Art
Hart Amos, line art
Text
Hart Amos, letterer
Show/hide 5. The Million-Dollar Athlete! (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger , scripter
Art
Al Wenzel, penciller
 
George Roussos, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #131 (August 1948)
The Million-Dollar Athlete

Synopsis

Coach Kandinski tries to turn Clark into an athlete.

Notes

It is uncommon for early Murray reprints to not change this title to "The Million-Pound Athlete".

Show/hide 6. Lemmy Loo (Lemmy Loo) Comic story, 1 page

"Lemmy, my pal, much time will I save, if you'll help me carry this fruit to my cave.."

Featuring

Feature
Lemmy Loo
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Lloyd Piper, scripter
Art
Lloyd Piper, line art
Text
Lloyd Piper, letterer
Show/hide 7. Hambone the Hunter (Hambone the Hunter) Comic story, 1 page

"Boy, am I hot! That dad-blamed sun feels like it's only hat-high, boss!"

Featuring

Feature
Hambone the Hunter
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Hart Amos, scripter
Art
Hart Amos, line art
Text
Hart Amos, letterer
Show/hide 8. The Sea Circus! (Aquaman) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Joe Samachson, scripter
Art
John Daly, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #128 (May 1948)
The Sea Circus

Notes

This story is in black and white.

Show/hide 9. Peg (Peg) Comic story, 1 page

"Mrs Cummins asked me to be a sitter tonight."

Featuring

Feature
Peg
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art

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First print
Unknown

Notes

This feature is in black and white.

Show/hide 10. Lemmy Loo (Lemmy Loo) Comic story, 1 page

"Just look at that diver over there... Showing off for the ladies fair."

Featuring

Feature
Lemmy Loo
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Lloyd Piper, scripter
Art
Lloyd Piper, line art
Text
Lloyd Piper, letterer

Notes

This feature is in black and white.

Show/hide 11. Kraft: It's a Fact! Ancient Olympic Champions [Landscape] Advertisement, 0.5 pages

"Ancient Olympic Champions trained on cheese! …Kraft Cheese tastes better because it's blended better …Secrets of the Deep! …There's no secret about Kraft Fish Paste — it's made from fresh selected fish! Tell mum its bonzer on your school sandwiches."

Details

Printed
1948? to 1948
Genre
Fact
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Kraft: It's a Fact! Ancient Olympic Champions [Landscape]

Notes

This is one of a series of Kraft advertisements styled after 'fact' features in comics.

Show/hide 12. Kraft: Secrets of the Deep [Eels] [Landscape] Advertisement, 0.5 pages

"The mystery of where eels come from wasn't solved until 1922. No-one had seen an eel's egg! … "There's no secret about Kraft Fish Paste - It's made from fresh selected fish! Tell mum it's bonzer on your school sandwiches." Kraft Fish Paste"

Details

Printed
1948?
Genre
Fact
More...
Kraft: Secrets of the Deep [Eels] [Landscape]

Notes

There was a series of Kraft advertisements, which were nomally printed in pairs.


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  • 1029

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