Adventure Comics Featuring Superboy #4

Published
May 1949
Page count
36
Cover price
6d [0-0-6 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Matte colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
None

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover No title recorded (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Cover, 1 page

"Starring the Boy of Steel in a smashing story of the prize ring!"

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Superhero

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #134 (November 1948)
Untitled
Show/hide 1. Introducing "Muskle" the Mighty Midget (Kellogg's Bran Flakes) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Kellogg's Bran Flakes
Show/hide 2. Silver Gloves Sellout (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 10 pages
Show/hide 3. Exiled from the Sea (Aquaman) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Aquaman; Blackjack

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
John Daly, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #134 (November 1948)
Exiled from the Sea!
Also printed
Australia
Colossal Comic Annual (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #1 ([August 1956])
 
Australia
Colossal Comic Annual (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #1 ([August 1956])
Exiled from the Sea!
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #40 ([February 1967?])
Exiled from the Sea

Synopsis

After being accidentally bathed in chemicals Aquaman emits an odor that enrages fish, so he must stay out of the sea for 30 days.

Notes

See companion Green Arrow story in this issue. first time Green Arrow and Aquaman trade places?

Show/hide 4. Superboy - Super-Salesman! (Superboy) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; Herbert Binns; Hugo Crowl

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger, scripter
Art
Al Wenzel, penciller
 
George Roussos , inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #130 (July 1948)
Superboy -- Super-Salesman!
Also printed
Australia
Colossal Comic Annual (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #1 ([August 1956])
Superboy -- Super-Salesman!
Show/hide 5. Marooned in the Deep! (Aquaman) Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 6. Untitled (Molly the Model) Comic story, 1 page

"Well, Maloney, you can tell Molly I think I've finally got a job for you!"

Featuring

Feature
Molly the Model
Genre
Humour

Reprint history

First print
United States
Crack Comics (Quality, 1940 series) #54 (May 1948)
Untitled
Show/hide 7. It's a Fact! (Kraft Cheese) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Kraft Cheese
Show/hide 8. Secrets of the Deep! (Kraft Fish Paste) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Kraft Fish Paste

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Book Palace

AusReprints ID

  • 1031

Entry created

Cover added

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