Superman All Color Comics #12

Published
May 1948
Page count
32
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

Credits

Editing
, editor

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

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane

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]

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First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #51 (March-April 1948)
Untitled
Show/hide 1. Mr. Mxyztplk Seeks a Wife (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Mr. Mxyztplk (villain); King of Topsy Turvy World (introduction); Princess of Topsy Turvy World (introduction); Lois Lane; Perry White; Seymour Salmon

Credits

Writing
Al Schwartz, scripter
Art
Win Mortimer, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original Assistant Editor [attributed]
 
Mort Weisinger, original Assistant Editor [attributed]

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First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #51 (March-April 1948)
Mr. Mxyztplk Seeks a Wife!

Synopsis

Mxyztplk tries to get Lois Lane to marry him so he won't have to marry the king's daughter.

Show/hide 2. Untitled (Fore and Aft) Comic story, 1 page

"Say, what a powerful lot o' potatoes!"

Featuring

Feature
Fore and Aft
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Hart Amos, scripter [signed]
Art
Hart Amos, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
Hart Amos, letterer
Show/hide 3. Untitled [Dark Deeds] (The Sea Rover) Comic story, 1 page

"We could overpower Carew and his men, Sullivan, and take his ship!"

Featuring

Feature
The Sea Rover
Genre
Adventure
Code
Warwick 79

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, letterer

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Original
The Sea Rover (The Argus) 1948-03-02

Notes

Story title is from the end of the previous episode.

Show/hide 4. Untitled [The Witch of Sednock] (The Sea Rover) Comic story, 1 page

"This is not the man, Captain! This isn't Ben Hook!"

Featuring

Feature
The Sea Rover
Genre
Adventure
Code
Warwick 80

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
 
, colourist
Text
, letterer

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Original
The Sea Rover (The Argus) 1948-03-09

Notes

Story title is from the end of the previous episode.

Show/hide 5. Untitled [Terror of the Cave] (The Sea Rover) Comic story, 1 page

"Come on, Billy, no stay here!"

Featuring

Feature
The Sea Rover
Genre
Adventure
Code
Warwick 81

Credits

Writing
, scripter
 
, scripter
Art
, line art
 
, line art
Colours
, colourist
 
, colourist
Text
, letterer
 
, letterer

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Original
The Sea Rover (The Argus) 1948-03-16

Notes

Story title is from the end of the previous episode.

Show/hide 6. Untitled [Deep Disguise] (The Sea Rover) Comic story, 1 page

"Ahoy Atkins, Ahoy there!"

Featuring

Feature
The Sea Rover
Genre
Adventure
Code
Warwick 82

Credits

Writing
, scripter
 
, scripter
Art
, line art
 
, line art
 
, line art
 
, line art
Colours
, colourist
 
, colourist
 
, colourist
 
, colourist
Text
, letterer
 
, letterer
 
, letterer
 
, letterer

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Original
The Sea Rover (The Argus) 1948-03-23

Notes

Story title is from the end of the previous episode.

Show/hide 7. Untitled (Tim, Tiny and Tango The Terrible Trio) Comic story, 2 pages

"Come on boys. Last in loopy."

Featuring

Feature
Tim, Tiny and Tango The Terrible Trio
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Vernon Hayles, scripter
 
Vernon Hayles, scripter
 
Vernon Hayles, scripter
 
Vernon Hayles, scripter
Art
Vernon Hayles, penciller
 
Vernon Hayles, penciller
 
, inker
 
, inker
 
Vernon Hayles, line art
 
Vernon Hayles, line art
Colours
, colourist
 
, colourist
 
, colourist
 
, colourist
Text
, letterer
 
, letterer
 
, letterer
 
Vernon Hayles, letterer
Show/hide 8. The Man Who Stole the Sun! (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lex Luthor (villain); Harry Truman (guest appearance, seen from back); Lois Lane; Perry White; Gerty; Mable

Credits

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

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First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #48 (September-October 1947)
The Man Who Stole the Sun!
Also printed
United States
Three-Dimension Adventures Superman (DC, 1953 series) (1953)
The Man Who Stole the Sun
 
United States
Superman 3-D (DC, 1997 series) ([February] 1998)
The Man Who Stole the Sun

Synopsis

Luthor uses a giant space ship to cut off sunlight from the Earth, effectively "stealing" the sun, and demands that the world surrender to him to restore it.


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