Super Adventure Comic #5

Published
November 1950
Page count
28
Cover price
6d [0-0-6 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd (1949–1975)
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd (1949–1975)

Credits

Editing
, editor

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Show/hide Cover Untitled (Superman; Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Cover, 1 page

"Featuring Superman Batman Superboy"

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, original line art
 
, line art (Australian adaptation)
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

Based on
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #47 (August-September 1950)
No title recorded

Notes

The blank star on this cover was probably originally intended to read 'Full Size 36 Page Comic' before the page count was reduced.

Show/hide 1. Superman's Sweetheart (Superman) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Dora Dell (introduction); Professor Worthington (introduction); Eric (introduction); Aldine (introduction); VILLAIN: Duke Glennon (introduction)

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Al Plastino, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #92 (September 1954)
Superman's Sweetheart!
Also printed
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #11 ([October 1959?])
Superman's Sweetheart
 
Australia
Superman Super Library (Colour Comics, 1964 series) #43 ([December 1967?])
Superman's Sweetheart

Synopsis

When Lois finds an 800-year-old image of Superman married to another woman, she demands an explanation. Unable to offer one, the Man of Steel travels back in time to investigate.

Show/hide 2. The Brand of a Hero (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger, scripter
Art
Dick Sprang, penciller
 
Charles Paris, inker
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #58 (April-May 1950)
The Brand of a Hero!

Notes

This story is printed on side, two-up. The original printing was 12 pages.

Show/hide 3. Around the World with Superboy (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 11 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Art
Wayne Boring, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor
 
Jack Schiff, Assistant Editor
 
Mort Weisinger, Assistant Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #7 (March-April 1950)
Around the World with Superboy
Show/hide 4. MacRobertson's "Old Gold" Vanilla Nougat (MacRobertson) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
MacRobertson

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Book Palace

AusReprints ID

  • 1909

Entry created

  • 28/10/2004

Cover added

  • 20/10/2022

Index completed

  • 13/08/2012

Last updated

  • 20/10/2022