All Favourites Comic Annual #nn [1]

Published
1955?
Page count
148
Cover price
3/6 [0-3-6 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Square bound
Format
Comic series
Branding
None

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover No title recorded Cover, 1 page

"148 pages"

Featuring

Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Hart Amos, line art [signed]

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Show/hide 1. Learn a Bit of Magic Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Fact

Credits

Art
Al McLean, line art

Notes

Features The Ball goes 'rund and 'round!, Hankies from nowhere, and A dime trick. (On inside front cover.)

Show/hide 2. The Isle of Giant Insects (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
Ed Hamilton, scripter [as Edmond Hamilton]
Art
Al Plastino, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

Also printed
United Kingdom
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #13 (April 1951)
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #39 ([November 1966?])
Original
Superman 64, May-June 1950
Show/hide 3. Superboy, Bodyguard (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Art
John Sikela, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #3 (July-August 1949)
Superboy, Bodyguard!
Printed in
Australia
Superboy Comics (Color Comics, 1949 series) #9 ([October 1949?])
Superboy, Bodyguard
Also printed
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #39 ([November 1966?])
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #39 ([November 1966?])
Superboy, Bodyguard
Original
Superboy 3, July-August 1949
Show/hide 4. The 1,000 Secrets of the Batcave (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 12 pages
Show/hide 5. The Secret of the Tattooed Burro (Hopalong Cassidy starring William Boyd) Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 6. The Conquest of Superman (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
Al Schwartz, scripter [as Alvin Schwartz]
Art
Wayne Boring, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

Also printed
United Kingdom
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #13 (April 1951)
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #39 ([November 1966?])
Original
Action Comics 142, March 1950
Show/hide 7. The Masked Mystery Boy (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

Original
Adventure Comics 135, December 1948
Show/hide 8. The Masked Bowman of Canyon County (The Green Arrow) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Green Arrow
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
George Kashdan , scripter
Art
George Papp, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

Also printed
United Kingdom
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #13 (April 1951)
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #39 ([November 1966?])
Original
Adventure Comics 154, July 1950
Show/hide 9. The Trial of Bruce Wayne (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger, scripter
Art
Dick Sprang, penciller
 
Charles Paris, inker
Text
Joe Letterese , letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Batman Comics (Color Comics, 1950 series) #3 ([August 1950?])
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #39 ([November 1966?])
Original
Batman 57, February-March 1950
Show/hide 10. The Discovery of Supermanium (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages
Show/hide 11. Bodyguard to a Billion (Congo Bill) Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 12. My Pal--Superboy (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #136 (January 1949)
My Pal -- Superboy
Also printed
Australia
Adventure Comics Featuring Superboy (Color Comics, 1949 series) #3 ([April 1949?])
My Pal Superboy
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #39 ([November 1966?])
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #39 ([November 1966?])
My Pal--Superboy
Original
Adventure Comics 136, January 1949
Show/hide 13. Volcano Vandals (Congo Bill) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Congo Bill
Genre
Jungle

Reprint history

Original
Congo Bill?
Show/hide 14. Pete, The Inventor (Zatara the Master Magician) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Zatara the Master Magician
Genre
Adventure
Characters
Zatara

Credits

Writing
George Kashdan, scripter
Art
W. F. White, line art [as William F. White]
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #38 (January-February 1949)
Pete, the Inventor!
Show/hide 15. The Rockdust Bandits (Superman) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
Don Cameron, scripter
Art
Win Mortimer, penciller
 
John Sikela , inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #30 (September-October 1947)
Sheriff Clark Kent
Also printed
Australia
Superman Comics (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #39 ([August 1950])
The Rockdust Bandits
 
United Kingdom
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #11 (February 1951)
 
United Kingdom
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #11 (February 1951)
The Rockdust Bandits
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #39 ([November 1966?])
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #39 ([November 1966?])
The Rockdust Bandits
Original
World's Finest Comics 30, September-October 1947

Notes

Story incorrectly called "Sheriff Clark Kent" in Grand Comic Book Database (GCD), based on large print in notice on splash page.

Show/hide 16. The Duel of Speed (Johnny Quick and his Magic Formula) Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 17. Science says your [sic] Wrong if you Believe That-- Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Fact

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Spiros Xenos

AusReprints ID

  • 1353

Entry created

  • 11/04/2004

Cover added

  • 11/04/2004

Index completed

  • 11/04/2004

Last updated

  • 15/09/2019