Adventure Comics Featuring Superboy #5

Published
June 1949
Page count
36
Cover price
6d [0-0-6 AUD]
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 Untitled (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

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

Credits

Art
Al Wenzel, line art

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #135 (December 1948)
Show/hide 1. Superboy's Report Card (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

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

Credits

Art
Al Wenzel, penciller
 
George Roussos , inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #133 (October 1948)
Superboy's Report Card
Printed in
Australia
Colossal Comic Annual (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #nn [1] ([August 1956?])
Superboy's Report Card

Synopsis

Since the truant officer wants Superboy to go to school, he has to pass through all the grades in one day, in order not to jeopardise his secret identity.

Show/hide 2. The Sweetheart of the Seven Seas (Aquaman) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
John Daly, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, editor [attributed] (actual)

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First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #130 (July 1948)
The Sweetheart of the Seven Seas
Show/hide 3. Rocket Plane (Superboy's Workshop) Activity, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superboy's Workshop
Genre
Activity

Credits

Art
Al Wenzel, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #1 (March-April 1949)
Rocket Plane
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superboy Annual (Atlas Publishing, 1953 series) #1954-55 (1954)
Rocket Plane
 
Australia
Colossal Comic Annual (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #nn [1] ([August 1956?])
 
Australia
Colossal Comic Annual (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #nn [1] ([August 1956?])
Rocket Plane
 
United States
Millennium Edition: Superboy No. 1 (DC, 2001 series) (February 2001)
Rocket Plane
From GCD
from Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #1 (March-April 1949)

Synopsis

How to make a rubber-band powered rocket, and a tin-can string telephone.

Show/hide 4. Superboy Meets Mighty Boy (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

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

Credits

Writing
Bill Woolfolk , scripter [as William Woolfolk]
Art
Al Wenzel, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #1 (March-April 1949)
Superboy Meets Mighty Boy!
Printed in
Australia
Colossal Comic Annual (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #nn [1] ([August 1956?])
Superboy Meets Mighty Boy
Also printed
United States
Millennium Edition: Superboy No. 1 (DC, 2001 series) (February 2001)
Superboy Meets Mighty Boy!
From GCD
from Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #1 (March-April 1949)

Synopsis

A young boy is duped by an unscrupulous promoter into thinking he's stronger than Superboy.

Show/hide 5. Untitled (Sagebrush Sam) Comic story, 2 pages

"What's all the shooting about?"

Featuring

Feature
Sagebrush Sam
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #1 (March-April 1949)
Untitled
Also printed
United States
Millennium Edition: Superboy No. 1 (DC, 2001 series) (February 2001)
"What's all the shooting about?"
From GCD
from Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #1 (March-April 1949)
Show/hide 6. Untitled (Looie) Comic story, 1 page

"Ah! Just the job for me!"

Featuring

Feature
Looie
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Jeff Wilkinson, scripter
Art
Jeff Wilkinson, line art
Text
Jeff Wilkinson, letterer

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First published in this issue
Show/hide 7. Untitled (Barny) Comic story, 1 page

"Howdy! You're Barny aintcha?"

Featuring

Feature
Barny
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Jeff Wilkinson, scripter
Art
Jeff Wilkinson, line art
Text
Jeff Wilkinson, letterer

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First published in this issue

Notes

For further information on Jeff Wilkinson, see comicsdownunder.blogspot.com.


Notes

First use of the Colour Comics logo on this series.

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Book Palace

AusReprints ID

  • 1032

Entry created

  • 26/12/2003

Cover added

  • 27/12/2009

Index completed

  • 27/12/2009

Last updated

  • 30/06/2018