Superman Comics #34

K. G. Murray

Australia.

Published
March 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 Black Magic (Superman) Cover, 1 page

""Watch out Earth! The Martians are coming!" Featuring Orson Welles star of "Black Magic" in an astounding adventure with the Man of Steel!"

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Wayne Boring, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #62 (January-February 1950)
Black Magic
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. Black Magic on Mars (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages
Show/hide 3. Muskle the Mighty Midget [Kellogg's Bran Flakes] Advertisement, 1 page

"Muskle the Mighty Midget -- at the stadium. "And I am offering a gen-u-ine gold wristlet watch to any gent who stays one round with the killer!"

Details

Printed
1950
More...
Muskle the Mighty Midget [Kellogg's Bran Flakes]

Notes

The advertisement is signed Dan Russ.

Show/hide 4. Mr. Mxyztplk, Hero (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Al Schwartz, scripter [as Alvin Schwartz]
Art
Wayne Boring, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #62 (January-February 1950)
Mr. Mxyztplk, Hero
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superman Comics (KGM, 1950 series) #3 (June 1950)
Mr. Mxyztplk, Hero
Show/hide 5. The Canines and the Crooks (Zatara the Master Magician) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Zatara the Master Magician
Genre
Fantasy-Supernatural

Credits

Writing
Joe Samachson, scripter
Art
W. F. White, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #114 (November 1947)
The Canines and the Crooks
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superman Comics (KGM, 1950 series) #3 (June 1950)
The Canines and the Crooks
Show/hide 6. Untitled (Major Marmaduke the Eccentric Explorer) Comic story, 1 page

"What-ho! Trouble on the jolly old horizon."

Featuring

Feature
Major Marmaduke the Eccentric Explorer
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Vernon Hayles, scripter [signed as Hayles]
Art
Vernon Hayles, line art [signed as Hayles]
Text
Vernon Hayles, letterer [signed as Hayles]
Show/hide 7. Kraft: It's a Fact! [The Eskimos] Advertisement, 1 page

"The Eskimos are such skilled hunters that they can creep right up to seals and kill them with spears or knives despite the keen hearing of the animals… The propellers of a ship churing the water causes the phosphorus in the water to sparkle and glow… Kraft Cheese contains eleven times more calcium than cream, more protein than milk. Continas phosphorus and vitamins A, B2 and D as well!..."

Details

Printed
1950
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Kraft: It's a Fact! [The Eskimos]

Notes

Stories in this issue have grey-scale colouring added.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 1815

Entry created

  • 30/09/2004

Cover added

  • 03/12/2011

Index completed

  • 25/06/2009

Last updated

  • 24/04/2021