Superboy #26

Published
March 1951
Page count
28
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
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Superboy, Millionaire (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Cover, 1 page

"What would you do if you had a million pounds?"

Featuring

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

Credits

Art
Al Plastino, 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) #159 (December 1950)
Superboy, Millionaire!
Show/hide 1. Super Adventure Comic [Now in one big super comic! 6d] Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Superman! Batman! Superboy! Now in one big Super Comic. As famous as the Three Musketeers—Superman, Superboy, Batman! Now they are together EVERY MONTH in one big, thrilling Comic Book! Super Adventure Comic. 6d At All Newsagents"

Details

Printed
1951?
Genre
Superhero
More...
Super Adventure Comic [Now in one big super comic! 6d]
Show/hide 2. Superboy, Millionaire! (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
Curt Swan, penciller
 
John Fischetti, 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) #159 (December 1950)
Superboy, Millionaire
Also printed
Australia
The Hooded Rider (Action Comics, 1952 series) #18 ([June 1953?])
Ride into Peril

Synopsis

Clark's rich uncle Kendall wants to adopt him.

Show/hide 3. Superboy Meets Centuryman (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

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

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger , scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
John Fischetti , inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #10 (September-October 1950)
Superboy Meets Centuryman!
Also printed
Australia
The Hooded Rider (Action Comics, 1952 series) #18 ([June 1953?])
Untitled

Synopsis

Gangsters try to force cartoonist Will Ferris to include secret messages in his comic strip Century Man.

Notes

Only the first two pages of this story are printed full size. The rest is printed reduced, two up. The original was 12 pages. Some artwork has been removed from the first page to include a 1/3 page advertisement for "O.K." Peanut Bar.

Show/hide 4. Untitled (Shorty) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Ice skating is a lot of fun!"

Featuring

Feature
Shorty
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, original Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Associate Editor
Management
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor-in-Chief
 
Jack Schiff, original Managing Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #81 (March-April 1956)
"Ice skating is a lot of fun…"
Also printed
Australia
Hurricane Comic (OPC, 1946 series) #14 [C42] (December 1947) (December 1947)
Untitled

Notes

This feature is printed on side, two-up.

Show/hide 5. Untitled (Janie) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Janie! Time to get up dear!"

Featuring

Feature
Janie
Genre
Humour

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #11 (November-December 1950)
Untitled

Notes

This feature is printed on side, two-up.

Show/hide 6. The Ark of Space (Tommy Tomorrow) Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tommy Tomorrow
Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
John Fischetti, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #152 (January 1951)
The Ark of Space

Notes

This feature is printed on side, two-up.

Show/hide 7. Untitled (Billabong Bill) Comic story, 1 page

"You ought to get a job, Billabong!"

Featuring

Feature
Billabong Bill
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Ted Widocks, scripter [signed as Widocks]
Art
Ted Widocks, line art [signed as Widocks]
Text
Ted Widocks , letterer

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Show/hide 8. Untitled (Little Pete) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"C'mon, it should be a swell ball game!"

Featuring

Feature
Little Pete
Genre
Humour

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #64 (May-June 1950)
Untitled
Show/hide 9. Untitled (Little Pete) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Pete, will you help me clean up the store? I'll give you the biggest ice-cream cone you ever saw!"

Featuring

Feature
Little Pete
Genre
Humour

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #10 (September-October 1950)
Untitled

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Book Palace

AusReprints ID

  • 1053

Entry created

  • 26/12/2003

Cover added

  • 13/08/2011

Index completed

  • 30/05/2009

Last updated

  • 31/12/2019