Action Comics #162

United States

DC Comics

United States

Published
November 1951
Page count
44
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/9213

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original Managing Editor
 
Mort Weisinger, original Story Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Story Editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled [It] (Superman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Win Mortimer, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #61 ([September 1952?])
Superman vs. "It"!
 
United Kingdom
Superman (KG Murray, 1952 series) #34 (January 1953)
It!
Show/hide 1. Superman Says: "The World Is Our Schoolroom!" Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Advocacy; superhero

Credits

Writing
Jack Schiff, scripter
Art
Win Mortimer, line art
Text
Ira Schnap, letterer

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. It! (Superman) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
IT (intro)

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger , scripter
Art
Wayne Boring, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #61 ([September 1952?])
It!
 
United Kingdom
Superman (KG Murray, 1952 series) #34 (January 1953)
It!

Notes

writer credit by Bob Hughes; art credits by Craig Delich. Plot recycled as "The Menace Called It" in Superman #177

Show/hide 3. Stan Musial (Wheaties) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Wheaties

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Colours
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Text
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Show/hide 4. No title recorded (Fleer's Dubble Bubble) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

"Wonder what's on top?"

Featuring

Feature
Fleer's Dubble Bubble
Genre
Humor

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Ray Thompson, line art [signed as Ray T.]
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Notes

Sequential panel art ad for bubble gum.

Show/hide 5. Editorial Advisory Board Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.5 pages

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Colours
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Text
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Notes

Includes a plug for A Date with Judy on ABC.

Show/hide 6. The Interplanetary Restaurant! Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 7. No title recorded (Royal Desserts) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Royal Desserts

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Colours
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Text
, letterer
Show/hide 8. The Insect with the Longest Life Span of All Insects...17 Years (Cartoon Criss-Cross) Activity, 0.75 pages

Featuring

Feature
Cartoon Criss-Cross

Credits

Writing
Martin Naydel, scripter [signed]
Art
Martin Naydel, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
Martin Naydel, letterer [signed]
Show/hide 9. No title recorded (Riddle Me This; Necco) Advertisement, 0.25 pages

Featuring

Feature
Riddle Me This; Necco

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Colours
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Text
, letterer
Show/hide 10. Mission of Mystery! Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Jungle
Characters
Congo Bill; Ali Mirovna; Bura; Budra; Jim Calvert

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Ed Smalle, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Synopsis

Bill prevents a maharajah from defrauding World Wide.

Notes

credits by Craig Delich

Show/hide 11. No title recorded Cartoon, 0.67 pages

"Is there actually a land of perpetual rain?"

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Writing
Horace Elmo, scripter [signed]
Art
Horace Elmo, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
Horace Elmo, letterer [signed]
Show/hide 12. No title recorded (Charlie Wild, Private Detective; Wildroot Cream-Oil) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Charlie Wild, Private Detective; Wildroot Cream-Oil

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Colours
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Text
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Show/hide 13. No title recorded Comic story, 0.67 pages

"Goodbye! Goodbye! What's eating you, Vic?"

Featuring

Genre
Humor; teen

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter [signed]
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer [signed]

Reprint history

Also printed
New Zealand (Aotearoa)
Superman (KG Murray, 1950? series) #58 ([June 1952?])
Untitled
Show/hide 14. Superman's Secret Message (Supermen of America) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Supermen of America

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 15. "Thar She Blows..." Text article, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Writing
Erik H. Arctander, author
Art
(illustration, line art (illustration)
 
, penciller (illustration)
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset

Notes

Article about whaling.

Show/hide 16. A Horse for Vigilante! (Vigilante) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Vigilante
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Bob Brown, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Notes

credits by Craig Delich

Show/hide 17. Enter Here -- If You Dare! (House of Mystery) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
House of Mystery

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, letterer

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 18. No title recorded (Thom McAn) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Thom McAn

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Colours
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Text
, letterer

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 34525

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