Super Adventure Comic #9

Published
March 1951
Page count
28
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
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/578970

Credits

Editing
, editor

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Show/hide Cover Untitled (Superman; Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Cover, 1 page

"Featuring Superman Batman Superboy Test your skill Superboy and Superman on the Fight-O-Meter 5 rounds of action"

Featuring

Feature
Superman; Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]

Credits

Art
Win Mortimer, line art
 
, line art (Australian edits)
Colours
, colourist
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) #45 (April-May 1950)
Untitled

Notes

Robin has been redrawn as Superboy for this Australian reprint.

Show/hide 1. Action! Thrills! Excitement! [The Adventures of Congo Bill] (The Adventures of Congo Bill) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Action! Thrills! Excitement! Stories that teem with moement, menace and mystery! -And, in the leading role in every story in this top-notch magazine is the screen's real two-fisted he-man Congo Bill! - battling his way through perilous paths on the highway to adventure! Don't miss it! The Adventures of Congo Bill at all newsagents."

Details

Printed
1951
Genre
Jungle
More...
Action! Thrills! Excitement! [The Adventures of Congo Bill]

Notes

The featured cover, The Adventures of Congo Bill #1, is by Australian artist Hart Amos.

Show/hide 2. The Adventure of the Stingy Men! (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Hocus [Doc]; Pocus [Flannelhead]; Henry Weston; Roger Nolan (villain); Hiram Slag; Ben Crabbe

Credits

Writing
, scripter [as Jerry Seigel]
Art
Joe Shuster, penciller [signed]
 
, inker [as Joe Shuster]
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #88 (September 1945)
The Adventure of the Stingy Men!

Synopsis

Hocus and Pocus speak what they believe to be magic commands, but it is Superman who has to carry them to fruition.

Show/hide 3. The Happy Victims (Batman and Robin) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman and Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Joker (villain)

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger, scripter
Art
Bob Kane, penciller (Batman and Robin figures only)
 
Lew Schwartz, penciller [as Lew Sayre Schwartz]
 
Charles Paris, inker
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #52 (April-May 1949)
The Happy Victims!

Notes

This story is printed sideways, "two-up" except for the splash page. The original printing is 13 pages.

Show/hide 4. The Impossible Task! (Superboy) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; Thaddeus Brainley

Credits

Writing
Bill Woolfolk, scripter [as William Woolfolk]
Art
John Sikela, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #158 (November 1950)
The Impossible Task!

Synopsis

Smallville High gets a new teacher who's really young.

Notes

This story is printed sideways, "two-up" except for the splash page. The original printing is 12 pages.

Show/hide 5. Untitled (Jerry the Jitterbug) Comic story, 1 page

"Aw, mom!"

Featuring

Feature
Jerry the Jitterbug
Genre
Humour; teen
Characters
Jerry

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter [signed]
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #62 (December 1950-January 1951)
Untitled

Notes

This issue was distributed in Australia and the UK. There is no separate UK variant for this issue.

Status

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AusReprints ID

  • 1912

Entry created

  • 29/10/2004

Cover added

  • 14/10/2022

Index completed

  • 14/10/2022

Last updated

  • 08/11/2022