Adventure Comics #147

United States

DC Comics

United States

Published
December 1949
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/7972

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Jack Schiff (actual)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover No title recorded (Superboy) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy

Credits

Art
Al Plastino
Show/hide 1. Jimmy's Biggest Christmas (Thanks to Dad) (Roadmaster) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Roadmaster

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. Clark Kent -- Orphan! (Superboy) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; Ma Kent; Pa Kent; Mr. Vanderdost; Mrs. Vanderdost; Henry Vanderdost

Credits

Pencils
John Sikela
Inks
Ed Dobrotka ?

Reprint history

Also printed
United Kingdom
Superboy Annual (Atlas Publishing, 1953 series) #1954-55 (1954)
Clark Kent -- Orphan!
 
Australia
Holiday Bumper Comic! (Colour Comics, 1956?) ([1956?])
Clark Kent--Orphan
 
Australia
Mighty Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #59 ([June 1967?])
Clark Kent--Orphan

Synopsis

When Ma and Pa fly to Alaska to attend Aunt Martha's wedding they get lost in a plane crash and Clark is put up for adoption.

Show/hide 3. No title recorded (Bazooka) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Bazooka
Show/hide 4. The Case of the Vanishing Buildings (Adventures of Sam Spade; Wildroot Cream-Oil) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Adventures of Sam Spade; Wildroot Cream-Oil
Genre
Adventure
Show/hide 5. The Man Who Was Rescued 100 Times! (Aquaman) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Aquaman; Dan Dunbar

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
John Daly

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Holiday Bumper Comic! (Colour Comics, 1956?) ([1956?])
The Man Who was Rescued 100 Times
Show/hide 6. No title recorded (Ralston) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Ralston
Show/hide 7. Here's Good News for Batman and Robin Fans! (Detective Comics; Batman) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Detective Comics; Batman
Show/hide 8. The Speed Crimes! (Johnny Quick) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Johnny Quick
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Johnny Quick; Silk Skeene; Blimp Gorman; Tubby Watts

Credits

Script
Don C. Cameron ?
Art
Ralph Mayo
Show/hide 9. No title recorded (Erector) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Erector
Show/hide 10. No title recorded (Jerry the Jitterbug) Comic story, 0.67 pages

"H'lo, Marje, I was able to borrow a car for the hop tonight!"

Featuring

Feature
Jerry the Jitterbug
Genre
Humor; teen

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 11. No title recorded (Nestlé's Crunch) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Nestlé's Crunch
Show/hide 12. From Cavemen to Kings Text article, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Author
Art
Raymond Perry ?
Colours
Raymond Perry ?
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 13. No title recorded (Columbia) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Columbia

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 14. No title recorded (Shorty) Comic story, 1 page

"Today's the big football game - I better hurry and get into my uniform!"

Featuring

Feature
Shorty
Genre
Humor; teen

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 15. The Bangs That Boomerang! (The Green Arrow) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]

Credits

Art
George Papp [as Geo Papp]

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Giant Superboy Album (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #13 ([June 1975?])
The Bangs that Boomerang

Synopsis

Green Arrow fights a criminal with a weapon that can cause any gun to explode.

Show/hide 16. No title recorded (Lionel Trains) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Lionel Trains

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

On the page immediately following page 6 of the previous story sequence.

Show/hide 17. Editorial Advisory Board Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.5 pages

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

On the page immediately preceding page 7 of the previous story sequence.

Show/hide 18. No title recorded (Chemcraft) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Chemcraft

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

On the page immediately preceding page 7 of the previous story sequence.

Show/hide 19. The Green Arrow and the Red Feather Kid (The Green Arrow) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
The Green Arrow
Genre
Advocacy; superhero

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
George Papp
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 20. No title recorded (Smith Brothers Cough Drops) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Smith Brothers Cough Drops
Show/hide 21. No title recorded (Daisy B-B Guns) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daisy B-B Guns

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 22. No title recorded (Schwinn) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Schwinn

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 39486

Entry created

  • 15/09/2019

Index completed

  • 15/09/2019

Last updated

  • 15/09/2019