Superman Color Comics #3

Published
August 1947
Page count
36
Cover price
6d [0-0-6 AUP]
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Matte colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
None
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/578455

Credits

Editing
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Show/hide Cover Untitled (Superman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman

Credits

Art
Wayne Boring, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original Assistant Editor [attributed]
 
Mort Weisinger, original Assistant Editor [attributed]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #46 (May-June 1947)
Untitled
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) v1#1 (April 1950)
Superman and the Man Who Outsupered Superman
Show/hide 1. Attention Kids! [Climax, Triumph and Superman All-Color] Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Attention Kids! Here are three thrilling color comics that really hit the bull's-eye in entertainment! No other comics give you all this for sixpence-- * Brilliant ALL-COLOR. * The world's most famous comic characters. * Fast-moving, clean adventure and rib-tickling humor. * Story material with the longest reading value. Ask your newsagent regularly for these famous comic titles. 36 Exciting Pages of Color Comics for 6d"

Details

Printed
1947
More...
Attention Kids! [Climax, Triumph and Superman All-Color]

Notes

Note that the word "All-Color" changes to "Color" in a later version of this advertisement.

Show/hide 2. The Man Who Out-Supered Superman (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; Margie Crosby; Nelson Swayne

Credits

Writing
Jerry Siegel , scripter
Art
John Sikela, penciller [as Joe Shuster]
 
Stan Kaye, inker [as Joe Shuster]
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #27 (March-April 1947)
The Man Who Out-Supered Superman
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) v1#1 (April 1950)
The Man Who Out-Supered Superman

Synopsis

Frustrated by the fact that his girl friend loves and adores Superman, Nelson Swayne vows to "out-super" Superman in five different events, all to be judged by prominent citizens of Metropolis. And, amazingly enough, his super-sharp brain figures out ways to do just that!

Show/hide 3. High Man on a Flagpole (Superman) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Tom Trent; Arnold Carlyle; Jean Dixon; Quent

Credits

Writing
Jerry Siegel, scripter
Art
John Sikela, penciller
 
George Roussos , inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original Assistant Editor [attributed]
 
Mort Weisinger, original Assistant Editor [attributed]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #46 (May-June 1947)
High Man on a Flagpole!
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) v1#1 (April 1950)
High Man on a Flagpole
 
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #249 (March 1972)
High Man on a Flagpole!
 
Australia
Giant Superman Album (KG Murray, 1973 series) #26 ([November 1975?])
High Man on a Flagpole

Synopsis

As Tom Trent attempts to break a world record by sitting on a flagpole for 51 days in order to win the hand of Jean Dixon, Superman must intervene when an unknown party attempts to sabotage Tom's record-breaking attempt.

Show/hide 4. Hurricane Hardy and the Metal Man (Hurricane Hardy) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Hurricane Hardy
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Hart Amos, scripter
Art
Hart Amos, line art
Text
Hart Amos , letterer

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Printed in
United Kingdom
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) v1#1 (April 1950)
Hurricane Hardy and the Metal Man

Notes

This story is printed in blue ink only.

Show/hide 5. Untitled (Lemmy Loo) Comic story, 1 page

"Lub, old sport, we'll be searching all day -- if its game we're after, we've come the wrong way!"

Featuring

Feature
Lemmy Loo
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Lloyd Piper, scripter
Art
Lloyd Piper, line art
Text
Lloyd Piper , letterer

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Also printed
United Kingdom
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) v1#1 (April 1950)
Untitled
Show/hide 6. Untitled (Splinter) Comic story, 1 page

"A u-beaut circus on this afternoon!! Real lions an' tigers an' clowns an' everything--the poster says!!"

Featuring

Feature
Splinter
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Jim Borella Swan, scripter
Art
Jim Borella Swan, line art
Text
Jim Borella Swan , letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
United Kingdom
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) v1#1 (April 1950)
Untitled

Status

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AusReprints ID

  • 115

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