Action Comics #220

United States

DC Comics

United States

Published
September 1956
Page count
36
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/13029

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, Editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, editor [attributed] (actual)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Interplanetary Olympics! (Superman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman

Credits

Art
Al Plastino, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

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Also printed
Australia
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #115 ([February 1957])
The Inter Planetary Olympics
Show/hide 1. Junior Space Pilots on the Beam! (Wilson Chemical Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Wilson Chemical Co.

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Ray Thompson, line art [signed]
Text
, letterer

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. The Interplanetary Olympics (Superman) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Vral of Thon; Sharn of Iwo; Bronno of Kor

Credits

Writing
Ed Hamilton , scripter
Art
Al Plastino, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

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Also printed
Australia
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #115 ([February 1957])
The Inter Planetary Olympics
 
United Kingdom
Superman (KG Murray, 1952 series) #83 (February 1957)

Notes

Writer credit by Bob Hughes.

Show/hide 3. Here Are the Prizes Promo (ad from the publisher), 3 pages

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 4. Untitled (Shorty) Comic story, 0.67 pages

"I feel like a million dollars in this new suit!"

Featuring

Feature
Shorty
Genre
Humor

Credits

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

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First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #158 (November 1950)
Untitled
Also printed
Australia
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #46 ([June 1951?])
 
Australia
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #46 ([June 1951?])
Untitled
 
United Kingdom
Superman (KGM, 1950? series) #19 (October 1951)
 
United Kingdom
Superman (KGM, 1950? series) #19 (October 1951)
Untitled
Show/hide 5. 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 6. Congo Bill, Stone Age Man (Congo Bill) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Congo Bill
Genre
Jungle
Characters
Congo Bill; Janu the Jungle Boy; Chota (chimpanzee); cavemen

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Howard Sherman, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

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Also printed
Australia
Five-Score Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #5 ([September 1958])
Congo Bill, Stone Age Man

Synopsis

Bill and Janu stumble into a zoo of prehistoric animals.

Notes

some data supplied by Arthur Lortie

Show/hide 7. Untitled (Zenith Co.) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Zenith Co.

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 8. Untitled (DeLuxe Photo Service) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
DeLuxe Photo Service

Credits

Writing
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Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 9. Untitled (Jerry the Jitterbug) Comic story, 1 page

"You're right on time, Jerry. Dinner is ready!"

Featuring

Feature
Jerry the Jitterbug
Genre
Humor; teen

Credits

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

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Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #77 ([November 1956])
Show/hide 10. The Big Dance Public service announcement, 1 page
Show/hide 11. School for Cowboys Text article, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Writing
, author
Art
Raymond Perry, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 12. The Flying Dutchman of Space (Tommy Tomorrow) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tommy Tomorrow
Genre
Science fiction
Characters
Tommy Tomorrow; Brent Wood

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
Jim Mooney, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Hundred Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #2 ([November 1956?])

Notes

some data supplied by Arthur Lortie

Show/hide 13. Untitled (Stephens Credit Sales) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Stephens Credit Sales

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 14. Untitled (Cheerful Card Company) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Cheerful Card Company

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 15. Untitled (Jowett Institute) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Jowett Institute

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, typeset

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 16. Untitled (Nutty Putty) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Nutty Putty

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 37744

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