Adventure Comics #135

United States

DC Comics

United States

Published
December 1948
Page count
52
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/7211

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor)
Jack Schiff (actual editor)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (Superboy) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy

Credits

Art
Al Wenzel

Notes

art credits by Bob Hughes

Show/hide 1. Untitled (Kodak) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Kodak

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. The Masked Mystery Boy (Superboy) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; Miss Bailey; John Smith; Mr. Hench

Credits

Art
Al Wenzel

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Adventure Comics Featuring Superboy (Color Comics, 1949 series) #3 ([April 1949?])
The Masked Mystery Boy
 
Australia
All Favourites Comic Annual (Colour Comics, 1955 series) ([July 1956?])
The Masked Mystery Boy
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #39 ([November 1966?])
The Masked Mystery Boy

Synopsis

A new pupil in Clark's class insists on wearing a mask to school. And his mask is lined with lead!

Notes

art credits by Bob Hughes

Show/hide 3. Bobby Dodd (Wheaties) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Wheaties
Show/hide 4. Untitled (Action Comics) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Action Comics
Show/hide 5. Untitled (Adventures of Nip & Tuck; Smith Brothers Cough Drops) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Adventures of Nip & Tuck; Smith Brothers Cough Drops
Show/hide 6. The Ship That Dared Not Land! (Aquaman) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Aquaman; Prof Dane; Prof Peters; Dr. Blaine

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
John Daly

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Adventure Comics Featuring Superboy (Color Comics, 1949 series) #3 ([April 1949?])
The Ship That Dared Not Land
 
Australia
The All Favourites Comic Annual (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #2 ([July 1957?])
The Ship That Dared Not Land

Synopsis

Three sailors have kept their ship at sea for ten years without docking at any port.

Show/hide 7. Untitled (Tootsie Roll) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Tootsie Roll

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 8. Untitled (Daffy & Doodle) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"What are those holes in the fence, Doodle?"

Featuring

Feature
Daffy & Doodle
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Lit-Win (signed)
Art
Lit-Win (signed)
Show/hide 9. Untitled (Chemcraft) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Chemcraft

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 10. The Crime Wave of the Flag! (The Green Arrow) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Arrow; Speedy; The Flag

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
George Papp

Synopsis

The Flag escapes from prison and resumes his career of flag-based crimes.

Show/hide 11. Untitled (Lionel Trains) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Lionel Trains

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 12. Editorial Advisory Board Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.5 pages

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 13. Untitled (Gene Autry Sweatshirt) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Gene Autry Sweatshirt

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 14. Untitled (Shorty) Comic story, 2 pages

"Look at this ad in the lonely hearts column…"

Featuring

Feature
Shorty
Genre
Humor; teen

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
"Flash" Cain Private Detective (Colour Comics, 1949? series) #1 ([September 1949?])
Untitled
Show/hide 15. Untitled (Wilson Chem. Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Wilson Chem. Co.

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 16. No title recorded (Peg) Comic story, 1 page

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

Featuring

Feature
Peg
Genre
Humor; teen

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 17. Nature's Fireworks Text article, 2 pages

Credits

Author
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 18. Untitled (Erector) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Erector
Show/hide 19. Untitled (Jerry the Jitterbug) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Gee, I hope I make it!"

Featuring

Feature
Jerry the Jitterbug
Genre
Humor; teen

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 20. Most Exciting Boot You Ever Saw! (Hood Rocket Boot) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Hood Rocket Boot
Show/hide 21. The Slowdown of Johnny Quick! (Johnny Quick) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Johnny Quick
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Johnny Quick; Tubby Watts; Judge Dragg; Flash Grogan

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
Charles Sultan

Reprint history

Also printed
United Kingdom
Superman (KGM, 1950? series) #10 (January 1951)
The Slowdown of Johnny Quick
 
Australia
Mammoth Comic Annual (Colour Comics, 1956?) ([December 1956?])
The Slowdown of Johnny Quick!
 
Australia
Mammoth Comic Annual (Colour Comics, 1956?) ([December 1956?])

Synopsis

In Turtle Town, USA speed is against the law!

Show/hide 22. Untitled (Daisy Air Rifles) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daisy Air Rifles

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 23. Untitled (Schwinn) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Schwinn

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Back cover.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 34880

Entry created

  • 03/11/2007

Cover added

  • 18/03/2018

Index completed

  • 18/03/2018

Last updated

  • 18/03/2018