Superman Color Comics #4

Published
September 1947
Page count
36
Cover price
6d [0-0-6 AUP]
Colour
Some colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Matte colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
None

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, editor
 
Jack Schiff, editor
 
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #47 (July-August 1947)
Untitled
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #2 (May 1950)
And the World of Tomorrow
Show/hide 1. Journey into Ruin (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages
Show/hide 2. The Confessions of 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, editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #26 (January-February 1947)
The Confessions of Superman
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #2 (May 1950)
The Confessions of Superman

Synopsis

The publisher of Ace Publishing Company offers Superman $50,000 for charity if he will write his autobiography, but when Lois delivers the 125,000 manuscript, the publisher rejects it as far fetched and a pack of lies.

Show/hide 3. The Hidden Valley (Hurricane Hardy) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Hurricane Hardy
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Hart Amos, scripter
Art
Hart Amos, line art

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #2 (May 1950)
Show/hide 4. Untitled (Splinter) Comic story, 1 page

"Gee, Splinter, this billy cart your dad made is a u-beaut cart all right!!"

Featuring

Feature
Splinter
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Jim Borella Swan, scripter [signed]
Art
Jim Borella Swan, line art [signed]

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #2 (May 1950)
Untitled

Notes

The Superman story is in full colour, with the rest in black and white.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 116

Entry created

  • 21/11/2003

Cover added

  • 29/08/2016

Index completed

  • 21/11/2003

Last updated

  • 29/08/2016