Superman #37

KG Murray

Australia

Published
June 1950
Page count
36
Cover price
6d [0-0-6 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

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Superman Scoop Parade (Superman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]

Credits

Art
Al Plastino, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #138 (November 1949)
Untitled
Also printed
New Zealand (Aotearoa)
Superman (KGM, 1950? series) #37 ([September 1950?])
Untitled [Superman Scoop Parade]
 
United Kingdom
Superman (KGM, 1950? series) #12 (March 1951)
No title recorded
Show/hide 1. Meet Superboy in Superboy Comics (Superboy) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.6 pages

"Meet Superboy in Superboy Comics the Adventures of Superman when he was a boy. 36 Thrill-packed pages for 6d. Action! Suspense! Drama!"

Details

Printed
1950
Genre
Superhero
More...
Meet Superboy in Superboy Comics

Notes

From issue 6 onwards, this series was re-named Superboy instead of Adventure Comics.

Show/hide 2. New and Old Favourites Magic - Jokes - Fun!!! (Bernards) Advertisement, 0.4 pages

Featuring

Feature
Bernards
Show/hide 3. Superman Scoop-Parade (Superman) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]

Credits

Writing
Ed Hamilton, scripter [as Edmond Hamilton]
Art
Wayne Boring, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #138 (November 1949)
Superman Scoop Parade
Also printed
New Zealand (Aotearoa)
Superman (KGM, 1950? series) #37 ([September 1950?])
Superman Scoop Parade
 
United Kingdom
Superman (KGM, 1950? series) #12 (March 1951)
Superman Scoop Parade
Show/hide 4. Untitled (Peg) Comic story, 1 page

"So you let Mervyn date you, Gloria? Why he's the stingiest boy in the school!"

Featuring

Feature
Peg
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter [signed]
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #140 (January 1950)
No title recorded
Show/hide 5. Untitled (Shorty) Comic story, 1 page

"I'm glad I opened this sandwich shop--It's doing well!"

Featuring

Feature
Shorty
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter [signed]
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #152 (May 1950)
No title recorded
Show/hide 6. They Wanted Wings (Zatara the Master Magician) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Zatara the Master Magician
Genre
Adventure
Characters
Zatara; Clipper; other convicts

Credits

Writing
Joe Samachson, scripter
Art
W. F. White, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original Managing Editor
 
Mort Weisinger, original Story Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #105 (February 1947)
They Wanted Wings!
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superman (KGM, 1950? series) #12 (March 1951)
They Wanted Wings
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #11 ([September 1959?])
They Wanted Wings!
Show/hide 7. Untitled (Casey the Cop) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"C'mon--Get moving! Gosh, this directing traffic made my throat coarse!"

Featuring

Feature
Casey the Cop
Genre
Humour
Characters
Casey

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #149 (July 1949)
Untitled
Show/hide 8. Untitled (Jasper) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"If I don't reduce a little, I won't be able to fit into my clothing any more!"

Featuring

Feature
Jasper
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Lit-Win, scripter
Art
Lit-Win, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #144 (May 1950)
Jasper
Also printed
Australia
Superman (KGM, 1950 series) #37 ([June 1950])
Show/hide 9. The Revolt of the Thought Machine (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane; Perry White

Credits

Writing
Al Schwartz , scripter [as Alvin Schwartz]
Art
Wayne Boring, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Text
Ira Schnapp, 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) #44 (February-March 1950)
The Revolt of the Thought Machine!
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superman (KGM, 1950? series) #12 (March 1951)
The Revolt of the Thought Machine

Synopsis

Superman battles a computer.

Show/hide 10. Untitled (Peg) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"I've worked out a budget for myself. It's simply thrilling!"

Featuring

Feature
Peg
Genre
Humour; teen
Code
S-3504

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #63 (March-April 1950)
"Oh, Father-- I've worked out a budget for myself..."
Show/hide 11. Untitled (Brad and Dad) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Dad, I need five pounds for one of these mess jackets..."

Featuring

Feature
Brad and Dad
Genre
Humour
Code
S-3610

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff , scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff , line art
Text
Henry Boltinoff , letterer
Editing
, editor

Notes

This might be an episode of the Brad and Dad feature by Rube Goldberg in Feature Comics and Crack Comics (Quality Comics).

Show/hide 12. 5d Each Bar (MacRobertson) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
MacRobertson

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Book Palace

AusReprints ID

  • 128

Entry created

  • 21/11/2003

Cover added

  • 11/03/2021

Index completed

  • 21/11/2003

Last updated

  • 04/07/2021