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
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

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

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Wayne Boring, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor
 
Jack Schiff, original Assistant Editor
 
Mort Weisinger, original Assistant Editor

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)
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

Credits

Writing
Jerry Siegel , scripter
Art
John Sikela, penciller [as Joe Shuster]
 
Stan Kaye, inker [as Joe Shuster]
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

Credits

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

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
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

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
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

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) v1#1 (April 1950)
Lemmy Loo
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

 
First published in this issue
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) v1#1 (April 1950)

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Book Palace

AusReprints ID

  • 115

Entry created

  • 21/11/2003

Cover added

  • 23/04/2011

Index completed

  • 21/11/2003

Last updated

  • 04/09/2019