Superman #61

Published
September 1952
Page count
28
Cover price
8d [0-0-8 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 Superman vs. "It"! (Superman) Cover, 1 page

"They had no name for "IT"--"IT" terrified Metropolis! What is "It"? Read Superman vs "It"!"

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #162 (November 1951)
Untitled
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #34 (January 1953)
No title recorded
Show/hide 1. The World is Our Schoolroom! (Superman) Public service announcement, 1 page
Show/hide 2. It! (Superman) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger , scripter
Art
Wayne Boring, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, Story Editor
 
George Kashdan, Story Editor
Management
Jack Schiff, Managing Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #162 (November 1951)
It!
Show/hide 3. Shorty (Shorty) Comic story, 1 page

"Wanted: Students for the school band. Hmm - what a swell way to see all the football games free!"

Featuring

Feature
Shorty
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter [signed]
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer [signed]

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #164 (January 1952)
Untitled
 
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #237 (February 1958)
Shorty

Notes

This 2/3 page feature has been expanded to fill the whole page.

Show/hide 4. Peg (Peg) Comic story, 0.7 pages

"Let's go in here for something to eat, Peg!"

Featuring

Feature
Peg
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter [signed]
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer [signed]

Reprint history

First print
Unknown
Show/hide 5. The Man Who Bossed Superman! (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Notes

This issue was printed and distributed in the UK as Superman 34.

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Spiros Xenos

AusReprints ID

  • 2031

Entry created

  • 28/11/2004

Cover added

  • 17/06/2012

Index completed

  • 17/06/2012

Last updated

  • 23/03/2014