Action Comics #250

United States

DC Comics

United States

Published
March 1959
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/14903

Credits

Editing
Mort Weisinger

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Eye of Metropolis! (Superman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; John Bates

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Al Plastino
Editing
Mort Weisinger

Reprint history

Printed in
in Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #1
Show/hide 1. The Eye of Metropolis! (Superman) Comic story, 12.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; John Bates; Perry White; Lois Lane

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents Wonder Comic Monthly (KG Murray, 1973 series) #109 ([May 1974])
The Eye of Metropolis!
 
United States
Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #Vol. One ([September] 2005)
The Eye of Metropolis!

Synopsis

John Bates has Clark Kent appear on his TV show "The Eye of Metropolis" in order to expose his double life as Superman.

Notes

Gene Reed and Craig Delich say Stan Kaye inked this story. Previous credit read Wayne Boring. (8/05)

Show/hide 2. Tootsie Roll ad Advertisement, 0.33 pages
Show/hide 3. The Family Favorite Public service announcement, 1 page
Show/hide 4. The Boy Planeteer (Tommy Tomorrow) Comic story, 6.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tommy Tomorrow
Genre
Science fiction
Characters
Tommy Tomorrow; Dikky Hale

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
Jim Mooney

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (Colour Comics, 1955 series) #20 (November 1956)
The Boy Planeteer
 
Australia
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (Colour Comics, 1955 series) #20 (November 1956)
 
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #250 (March 1959)
 
Australia
The Hundred Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #34 ([July 1959?])
 
Australia
The Hundred Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #34 ([July 1959?])
The Boy Planeteer

Synopsis

5 1/2 year old Dikky Hale joins the Planeteers and demonstrate a "sixth sense," knowing when disasters are going to strike before the Planeteers do. But Tommy quickly realizes Dikky is not who he appears.

Show/hide 5. Tootsie Roll Pop ad Advertisement, 0.33 pages
Show/hide 6. "These people called for a coal delivery" (Ollie) Comic story, 0.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Ollie
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 7. Superman of America Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages
Show/hide 8. Untitled (Metropolis Mailbag) Letters page, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Metropolis Mailbag

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 9. The Dunce of the Jungle (Congorilla) Comic story, 5.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Congorilla
Genre
Superhero; jungle

Credits

Art
Howard Sherman

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Century the 100 Page Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #39 ([August 1959?])
The Dunce of the Jungle!
 
New Zealand (Aotearoa)
Century the 100 Page Comic Monthly (KG Murray (NZ), 1958? series) #39 ([October 1959])
The Dunce of the Jungle!

Synopsis

Scientists, having heard of the intelligent golden gorilla, hire Congo Bill to capture Congorilla. But Bill swaps minds with the gorilla and scuttles the scientists' tests.

Show/hide 10. Tootsie Roll Fudge ad Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 42260

Cover added

Index completed