Superboy #54

Published
July 1953
Page count
32?
Cover price
8d
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Credits

Editing
, editor

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Show/hide Cover No title recorded (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
Hart Amos, line art

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #54 (August 1953)
Show/hide 1. The Movie Star of Tomorrow (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
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
Ed Hamilton, scripter [as Edmond Hamilton]
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Sy Barry, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, editor [attributed] (actual)

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First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #27 (August-September 1953)
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #54 (August 1953)
Show/hide 2. Robbie the Robot (Robbie the Robot) Comic story, 1 page
Show/hide 3. Chief Hot Foot (Chief Hot Foot) Comic story, 1 page

"Hmm-- That's a swell way to take a trip!"

Featuring

Feature
Chief Hot Foot
Genre
Humor (comedy)

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Show/hide 4. Lemmy Loo (Lemmy Loo) Comic story, 1 page

"Lemmy Loo is a know-all and skite, he never is wrong and always is right."

Featuring

Feature
Lemmy Loo
Genre
Humor (comedy)
Code
XXIII

Credits

Writing
Lloyd Piper, scripter
Art
Lloyd Piper, line art

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First published in this issue
Show/hide 5. Crimes by Ghost (Green Arrow) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Arrow
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
George Papp, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #136 (January 1949)
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #54 (August 1953)

Synopsis

Tim Pebble gets tired of being a ghost writer and decides to become a ghost criminal instead, planning robberies for others to pull off.

Show/hide 6. Quick Quiz (Quick Quiz) Comic story, 1 page

"What is the most abundant metal yielded by the earth?"

Featuring

Feature
Quick Quiz
Genre
Fact

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Based on
Unknown
Printed in
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #13 ([April 1960?])
Untitled
Show/hide 7. Varsity Vic (Varsity Vic) Comic story, 1 page

"Pardon me. Where is the Greek literature kept?"

Featuring

Feature
Varsity Vic
Genre
Humor (comedy)

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Book Palace

AusReprints ID

  • 1105

Entry created

  • 02/01/2004

Cover added

  • 16/03/2008

Index completed

  • 25/04/2010

Last updated

  • 25/04/2010