Super Adventure Comic #37

Published
July 1953
Page count
28
Cover price
6d [0-0-6 GBP]
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 Untitled (Superman and Batman with Robin) Cover, 1 page

"Featuring * Superman * Batman and Robin"

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman with Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman; Robin

Credits

Art
Win Mortimer, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, original Story Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Story Editor
Management
Jack Schiff, original Managing Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #61 (November-December 1952)
Untitled
Show/hide 1. The Wrecker (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
The Wrecker (Villain, Intro; not the villain in DETECTIVE COMICS #197)

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger, scripter
Art
Wayne Boring, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #54 (September-October 1948)
The Wrecker
Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #37 ([July 1953])
The Wrecker
 
United Kingdom
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #54 ([December 1954?])
Superman Vs. the Wrecker
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #41 ([May 1967?])
The Wrecker
Show/hide 2. Untitled (Shorty) Comic story, 1 page

"I'll try selling at this house first!"

Featuring

Feature
Shorty
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, original Story Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Story Editor
Management
Jack Schiff, original Managing Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #61 (November-December 1952)
Untitled
Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #37 ([July 1953])
Untitled
 
United Kingdom
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #54 ([December 1954?])
Shorty
Show/hide 3. Untitled (Little Pete) Comic story, 0.66 pages

"Oh, mum! Peggy and I are running away to get married."

Featuring

Feature
Little Pete
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #37 ([July 1953])
Show/hide 4. The Crazy Crime Clown (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 10 pages
Show/hide 5. Untitled (Varsity Vic) Comic story, 1 page

"Hello, professor. May I use the telescope?"

Featuring

Feature
Varsity Vic
Genre
Humour

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #181 (October 1952)
Untitled
Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #37 ([July 1953])
Untitled
 
United Kingdom
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #54 ([December 1954?])
Varsity Vic
 
Australia
Mighty The 100-Page Comic! (Colour Comics, 1957 series) #3 ([January 1958?])
Varsity Vic
Show/hide 6. Untitled (Little Pete) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Shh-I'll have to ask mum first!"

Featuring

Feature
Little Pete
Genre
Humour

Credits

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

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #180 (September 1952)
Little Pete
Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #37 ([July 1953])
Untitled
 
United Kingdom
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #54 ([December 1954?])
Little Pete
 
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #230 (July 1957)
Little Pete
Show/hide 7. Untitled (Varsity Vic) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Hello, Vic. What would you like to have today?"

Featuring

Feature
Varsity Vic
Genre
Humour

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #180 (September 1952)
Varsity Vic
Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #37 ([July 1953])
Untitled
 
United Kingdom
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #54 ([December 1954?])
Varsity Vic
 
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #58 (July 1957)
Untitled
 
Australia
Mighty The 100-Page Comic! (Colour Comics, 1957 series) #2 ([November 1957?])
Untitled

Notes

This index is based on the Australian version and may include incorrect filler stories from the inner and outter back cover.

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Book Palace

AusReprints ID

  • 1931

Entry created

  • 30/10/2004

Cover added

  • 31/10/2004

Index completed

  • 28/12/2009

Last updated

  • 19/09/2019