Superman #77

Published
August 1956
Page count
32
Cover price
6d [0-0-6 GBP
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Matte colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover One Hour to Doom! (Superman) Cover, 1 page

"Even though that hidden Kryptonite bomb can destroy me as well as the city, I've got to keep looking for it!"

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #89 (May 1954)
One Hour To Doom!
Also printed
Australia
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #109 ([August 1956])
One Hour to Doom!
Show/hide 1. One Hour to Doom (Superman) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
Al Schwartz , scripter [as Alvin Schwartz]
Art
Wayne Boring, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #89 (May 1954)
One Hour to Doom!
Also printed
Australia
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #109 ([August 1956])
One Hour to Doom!
Show/hide 2. Untitled (Jerry the Jitterbug) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Hey, pull over to the curb!"

Featuring

Feature
Jerry the Jitterbug
Genre
Humour; teen
Characters
Jerry

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter [signed]
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer [signed]
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #52 (April-May 1949)
Untitled
Also printed
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #231 (May 1956)
No title recorded
 
Australia
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #109 ([August 1956])
Untitled
 
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #307 (December 1963)
Untitled
Show/hide 3. The Betrayal of Superman (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 4. The Four Superman Medals (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Wayne Boring, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor [as Whit Ellsworth]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #207 (August 1955)
The Four Superman Medals
Also printed
Australia
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #109 ([August 1956])
The Four Superman Medals!

Synopsis

Superman must find a way of attending the annual policeman’s dinner, during which a Superman Medal will be presented, both as himself and as Clark Kent.

Notes

The story finishes on the back cover, with an advertisement on the inside back cover.


Notes

With this issue, printing reverted to Australia from the UK, with a separate cover printed for UK numbering and pricing.

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Book Palace
  • Steven Taylor

AusReprints ID

  • 2455

Entry created

Cover added

Index completed

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