Superman's Supacomic #1

Published
September 1958
Page count
100
Cover price
2/- [0-2-0 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Square bound
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/315388

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Editing
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"100 pages! Lois Lane, Superman, Jimmy Olsen, Superboy, Robin-Batman,"

Featuring

Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Hart Amos , line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

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First published in this issue
Show/hide 1. The Rainbow Superman (Superman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, original editor [attributed] (actual)

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First print
United States
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #3 (July-August 1958)
The Rainbow Superman
Also printed
United States
Superman Annual (DC, 1960 series) #8 (Winter 1964)
The Rainbow Clark Kent
 
Australia
Mighty Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #51 ([February 1966])
The Rainbow Superman
 
Australia
Giant Superman Album (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #7 ([July 1966?])
The Rainbow Clark Kent
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Superman Family (DC, 2006 series) #2 (2008)
The Rainbow Superman

Synopsis

Superman smashes a crystalline meteor in space, but when he returns to Earth he begins to glow with a rainbow aura, and for some reason it happens every time Lois opens her mirror locket. Now he has to keep her from opening it when he is near her as Clark Kent, until the strange effect wears off.

Notes

Feature was originally "Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane"

Show/hide 2. The Bombshell of the Boulevards (Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois LaFlamme; Jimmy Olsen; Count Armand de Foix

Credits

Writing
Jerry Coleman, scripter
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, original editor [attributed] (actual)

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First print
United States
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #1 (March-April 1958)
The Bombshell of the Boulevards
Also printed
United Kingdom
The Super Summer Holiday Annual (Atlas Publishing, 1961 series) #1 (1960-61)
The Bombshell of the Boulevards
 
Australia
Superman Presents Tip Top Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #12 ([April 1966?])
The Bombshell of the Boulevards
 
Australia
Superman Presents Tip Top Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #24 ([April 1967])
The Bombshell of the Boulevards
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Superman Family (DC, 2006 series) #2 (2008)
The Bombshell of the Boulevards

Synopsis

Lois disguises herself as actress Lois LaFlamme to try to get an interview with an ambassador.

Show/hide 3. See the Wonders of Marine Life With this Underwater Telescope (Superboy's Workshop) Activity, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superboy's Workshop
Genre
Superhero

Credits

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

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First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #21 (August-September 1952)
Underwater Telescope!
Show/hide 4. Clark Kent's Super-Dad (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Lana Lang; Green Kryptonite; Mrs. Lang; Mr. Lang

Credits

Writing
Jerry Coleman, scripter
Art
John Sikela, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor
 
Jack Schiff, original Managing Editor
 
Mort Weisinger, George Kashdan, original editor (story editors)

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First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #236 (May 1957)
Clark Kent's Super-Dad
Also printed
United States
The Superman Family (DC, 1974 series) #169 (February-March 1975)
Clark Kent's Super-Dad
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (KG Murray, 1974 series) #196 ([February 1976?])
Clark Kent's Super-Dad

Synopsis

Pa Kent gains super-powers and goes into action as Strongman.

Show/hide 5. Superman Shows How the World Is Our Classroom Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman

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Also printed
Australia
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #132 ([July 1958])
Show/hide 6. Superman's Secret Sweetheart (Superman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Polly Smith; Vera Stevens

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger , scripter
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #2 (May-June 1958)
Superman's Secret Sweetheart
Also printed
United Kingdom
The Super Summer Holiday Annual (Atlas Publishing, 1961 series) #1 (1960-61)
Superman's Secret Sweetheart
 
United States
Superman Annual (DC, 1960 series) #7 (Summer 1963)
Superman's Secret Sweetheart
 
Australia
Giant Superman Album (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #4 ([September 1964?])
Superman's Secret Sweetheart
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Superman Family (DC, 2006 series) #2 (2008)
Superman's Secret Sweetheart

Synopsis

Lois tries to help a lonely college girl gain acceptance with her classmates by setting her up as Superman's girl friend, and gets Superman to go along with the ruse.

Notes

Story was originally a "Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane" feature.

Show/hide 7. Lois Lane In Hollywood (Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane: Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Daryl Zorne; Gilda Glamarr

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #2 (May-June 1958)
Lois Lane in Hollywood
Also printed
United States
Lois Lane Annual (DC, 1962 series) #2 (Summer 1963)
Lois Lane in Hollywood
 
Australia
Giant Lois Lane Album (Colour Comics, 1964 series) #2 ([June 1965?])
Lois Lane in Hollywood
 
Australia
Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #12 ([April 1966?])
Lois Lane in Hollywood
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Superman Family (DC, 2006 series) #2 (2008)
Lois Lane in Hollywood

Synopsis

Director Zorne is making a movie about Superman, and Superman, Jimmy, and Perry all play their own parts, but Lois is replaced by Gilda Glamarr. A series of accidents makes everyone believe that Lois is trying to spoil the movie shoot because she is jealous.

Notes

writer verified by Martin O'Hearn

Show/hide 8. The Crime of Bruce Wayne (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Batwoman [Kathy Kane]; Alfred Pennyworth; un-named prison warden; The Collector (villain, introduction); Squint Neely (villain, introduction)

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger, scripter
Art
Sheldon Moldoff, penciller [as Bob Kane]
 
Charles Paris, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original editor [attributed] (actual)

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First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #249 (November 1957)
The Crime of Bruce Wayne
Also printed
United Kingdom
The Super Summer Holiday Annual (Atlas Publishing, 1961 series) #1 (1960-61)
The Crime of Bruce Wayne
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #24 ([May 1972?])
The Crime of Bruce Wayne

Synopsis

Bruce Wayne decides to go along with a scheme in which he would confess to being a wanted criminal known as the Collector in order to get vital information from a cellmate about where the crook stashed $50,000......but the plan goes horribly wrong and Wayne gets sent to death row!

Show/hide 9. Don't Give Fire a Place to Start (Superboy says…) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superboy says…
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Jack Schiff, scripter
Art
Win Mortimer, line art
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Editing
, original Editor

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First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #209 (July 1954)
Don't Give Fire a Place to Start!

Notes

PSA for fire safety from DC and The National Welfare Assembly.

Show/hide 10. The Super-Gorilla From Krypton (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; King Krypton; Jimmy Olsen

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
Wayne Boring, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, original editor [attributed] (actual)

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First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #238 (March 1958)
The Super-Gorilla from Krypton
Also printed
United States
Superman Annual (DC, 1960 series) #7 (Summer 1963)
The Super-Gorilla from Krypton
 
Australia
Giant Superman Album (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #4 ([September 1964?])
The Super-Gorilla from Krypton
 
Australia
Giant Superman Album (Murray, 1978? series) #32 ([March 1978?])
The Super-Gorilla from Krypton

Synopsis

Jimmy summons Superman to Africa with his signal-watch when he encounters a gorilla with super-powers. Superman deduces that the giant ape is from Krypton, and later it sacrifices itself to save Superman from Green Kryptonite, revealing that it was really a Kryptonian human accidentally transformed into a gorilla.

Show/hide 11. Lois Lane, Super-Chef (Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #1 (March-April 1958)
Lois Lane, Super-Chef
Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents Wonder Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #13 ([May 1966?])
Lois Lane, Super-Chef
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Superman Family (DC, 2006 series) #2 (2008)
Lois Lane, Super-Chef

Synopsis

Lois takes a job as a cook in a diner in order to be more attractive to Superman.

Show/hide 12. Make Yourself a Mask (Superboy's Workshop) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superboy's Workshop
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #24 (February-March 1953)
Make Yourself a Mask!
Also printed
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #66 (July 1958)
Make Yourself a Mask
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #24 ([July 1961])
Workshop: Make Yourself A Mask
 
United States
Super-Team Family (DC, 1975 series) #5 (June-July 1976)
Make Yourself a Mask!

Synopsis

How to make your own masks.

Show/hide 13. The Man Who Was Clark Kent's Double (Superman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Ronald Van Horton [Mark Benton]

Credits

Writing
Jerry Coleman, scripter
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #3 (July-August 1958)
The Man Who Was Clark Kent's Double
Also printed
United States
Lois Lane Annual (DC, 1962 series) #1 (Summer 1962)
The Man Who Was Clark Kent's Double
 
Australia
Giant Lois Lane Album (Colour Comics, 1964 series) #1 ([June 1964?])
The Man Who Was Clark Kent's Double
 
United States
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #99 (February 1970)
The Man Who Was Clark Kent's Double
 
Australia
Giant Lois Lane Album (Colour Comics, 1964 series) #11 ([June 1974?])
The Man Who Was Clark Kent's Double
 
Australia
Lois Lane Comic (KGM, 1975 series) #125 ([May 1978?])
The Man Who was Clark Kent's Double
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Superman Family (DC, 2006 series) #2 (2008)
The Man Who Was Clark Kent's Double

Synopsis

Lois is on the trail of a modern-day Robin Hood when she meets Mark Benton, who is a double for Clark Kent. It turns out Benton is hiding two secret identities; he is the Robin Hood, and he's also the wealthy Ronald Van Horton.

Notes

Story was originally a "Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane" feature.

Show/hide 14. The World's "Heavy Weight" Champ (Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 15. Untitled (Chief Hot Foot) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Chief Ugwa is here to smoke peace pipe with you!"

Featuring

Feature
Chief Hot Foot
Genre
Humour; western-frontier
Characters
Chief Hot Foot; Chief Ugwa

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor
 
Jack Schiff, original Editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, original Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Tomahawk (DC, 1950 series) #5 (May-June 1951)
No title recorded

Synopsis

The chief uses soap instead of tobacco in the peace pipe.


Status

This issue includes help from

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AusReprints ID

  • 1396

Entry created

  • 02/05/2004

Cover added

  • 03/11/2017

Index completed

  • 02/05/2004

Last updated

  • 07/03/2021