Superman Color Comics #23

Published
April 1949
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

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Show/hide Cover Truth or Consequences (Superman) Cover, 1 page

"When Superman meets radio's Ralph Edwards he finds out what "Truth or Consequences" really means!"

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Al Plastino, line art

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #127 (December 1948)
Show/hide 1. The Superman Story (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger, scripter
Art
Wayne Boring, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #37 (November-December 1948)
Also printed
United States
Superman in the Forties (DC, 2005 series) ([October] 2005)

Synopsis

Perry White assigns several reporters to follow a day in the life of Superman and compete for the best story. Young photographer Joey Crane asks to go along, but always remains a step behind Superman and the other reporters. But Joey wins the competition as he is able to capture the effect Superman's good deeds have on the people he helps.

Notes

This story is in colour.

Show/hide 2. Has S'no Fun (Silas P Scuttle Sheriff of Sage-Bush City) Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Silas P Scuttle Sheriff of Sage-Bush City
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Vernon Hayles, scripter
Art
Vernon Hayles, line art

Notes

This story is in colour.

Show/hide 3. Superman Takes the Consequences (Superman) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Al Plastino, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #127 (December 1948)

Notes

With Ralph Edwards, featuring Superman on the popular contemporary "Truth or Consequences" television program. This story is printed in colour.

Show/hide 4. Untitled (Looie) Comic story, 1 page

"Ten Pounds on Sunflower!"

Featuring

Feature
Looie
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Jeff Wilkinson, scripter
Art
Jeff Wilkinson, line art
Text
Jeff Wilkinson, letterer

Notes

This story is in black and white.

Show/hide 5. Reggie Strikes it Rich (Zatara the Master Magician) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Zatara the Master Magician
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
W. F. White, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #126 (November 1948)
Show/hide 6. Untitled (Molly the Model) Comic story, 1 page

"Pfah! These whistling Casanovas are beginning to burn me up!"

Featuring

Feature
Molly the Model
Genre
Humour
Show/hide 7. Teeth Can Cause Deafness (Do You Know?) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Do You Know?
Genre
Non-Fiction
Code
K49-10

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Book Palace

AusReprints ID

  • 1807

Entry created

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Index completed

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