Superman #50

Published
October 1951
Page count
28
Cover price
8d [0-0-8 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
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

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Show/hide Cover Miss Robinson Crusoe (Superman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane

Credits

Art
Win Mortimer, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #154 (March 1951)
Miss Robinson Crusoe
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superman (KGM, 1950? series) #23 ([February 1952?])
Miss Robinson Crusoe
Show/hide 1. Meet Batman! [No price] Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Meet Batman! He's terrific! He's one of the world's best known adventure characters! You can follow the adventures of Batman and his young assistant Robin every month in Batman Comics at all Newsagents."

Details

Printed
1951
Genre
Superhero
More...
Meet Batman! [No price]
Show/hide 2. Miss Robinson Crusoe! (Superman) Comic story, 11.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Al Plastino, line art
Text
, letterer
 
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #154 (March 1951)
Miss Robinson Crusoe
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superman (KGM, 1950? series) #23 ([February 1952?])
Miss Robinson Crusoe

Notes

The artwork on page 10 of this story has been trimmed vertically to fit a 1/3 page advertisement at the bottom.

Show/hide 3. Hey Kids - Look! More Peanusts, Better Toffee, Richer Chocklate - in the "O.K." Peanut Bar! (MacRobertson) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
MacRobertson
Show/hide 4. Untitled (Jerry the Jitterbug) Comic story, 1 page

"Listen to this article, Dad!"

Featuring

Feature
Jerry the Jitterbug
Genre
Humour

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #12 (January-February 1951)
Untitled
Also printed
United States
Buzzy (DC, 1945 series) #72 ([July-August 1956])
"Listen to this article, Dad!"
Show/hide 5. The Warrior of the Lightning Flash (Johnny Quick) Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Feature
Johnny Quick
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Tubby

Credits

Writing
Don Cameron, scripter
 
Don Cameron, scripter
Art
Ralph Mayo, line art
 
Ralph Mayo, line art
Text
, letterer
 
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor
 
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #165 (June 1951)
The Warrior of the Lightning Flash

Notes

The artwork in this story is printed on side, two-up. The original story was eight pages.

Show/hide 6. The Man Who Swindled Superman (Superman) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; J Wilbur Wolfingham; Perry White

Credits

Writing
, scripter
 
, scripter
 
, scripter
Art
Wayne Boring, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
 
Wayne Boring, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
 
Wayne Boring, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Text
, letterer
 
, letterer
 
, letterer
 
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original editor [attributed] (actual)
 
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original editor [attributed] (actual)
 
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #52 (June-July 1951)
The Man Who Swindled Superman

Notes

The artwork in this story is printed on side, two-up. The original story was 12 pages.

Show/hide 7. Untitled (Jerry the Jitterbug) Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jerry the Jitterbug
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
 
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
 
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
 
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, penciller
 
Henry Boltinoff, line art
 
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer

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