Superboy #62

Published
March 1954
Page count
28
Cover price
8d [0-0-8 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

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Bullfighter from Smallville! (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Cover, 1 page

""And now I, José Kentador, will demonstate my skills as the world's greatest matador!" It's a lucky thing that Superboy is in his father's corner when Pa Kent becomes… "The Bull Fighter from Smallville!""

Featuring

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

Credits

Art
Win Mortimer

Reprint history

Printed in
Adventure Comics 188, May 1953
Show/hide 1. Man Junior Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Junior Goes Into Long-Uns! Yes, MAN's BABY has grown up! From March issue he's just double his former size--just double! And he'll be dressed up in full colour rotogravure. One of the grandest mags ever turned out in Australia. Man Junior Two Shillings Everywhere."

Details

Printed
1954?
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Man Junior

Notes

This advertisement features a KG Murray magazine, not a comic, although it routinely included Devil Doone (which was reprinted as a standard comic) and cartoons by Australian artists. A new series of Man Junior started in 1954.

Show/hide 2. The Bullfighter From Smallville (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

Script
Art: John Sikela
Art
John Sikela
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

Original
Adventure Comics 188, May 1953
Show/hide 3. Super Adventure Comic [One-Third Page] Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.3 pages

"Thrill to the Adventures of Superman—Team up with Batman and Robin in the all-in-one Super Adventure Comic. On sale now at all newsagents!"

Details

Printed
1954?
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Super Adventure Comic [One-Third Page]
Show/hide 4. Sagebrush Sam (Sagebrush Sam) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Sagebrush Sam
Genre
Humour

Credits

Art
?

Reprint history

First print
Unknown

Synopsis

The artist changes nature.

Show/hide 5. The Sightless Archer! (The Green Arrow) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
George Papp
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited), Jack Schiff (actual)

Reprint history

Original
World's Finest Comics 50, February-March 1951
Show/hide 6. Quick Quiz Comic story, 1 page

"Which is colder… the North Pole or the South Pole?"

Featuring

Genre
Non-Fiction

Credits

Art
?

Reprint history

First print
Unknown
Show/hide 7. Untitled (Varsity Vic) Comic story, 1 page

"Here you are, Ellen, for you!"

Featuring

Feature
Varsity Vic
Genre
Humour

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Art
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Letters
Henry Boltinoff (signed)

Reprint history

First print
Unknown

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Book Palace

AusReprints ID

  • 1112

Entry created

  • 02/01/2004

Cover added

  • 21/05/2017

Index completed

  • 05/05/2012

Last updated

  • 21/05/2017