Congo Bill #2

Published
June 1951
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 (1949–1975)
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd (1949–1975)

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (Congo Bill) Cover, 1 page

"Plus Superman"

Featuring

Feature
Congo Bill
Genre
Jungle

Credits

Art
Hart Amos, line art [signed as Amos]
Show/hide 1. Super Adventure Comic [Now in one big super comic! No price] (Super Adventure Comic) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Superman! Batman! Superboy! Now in one big Super Comic. As famous as the Three Musketeers—Superman, Superboy, Batman! Now they are together EVERY MONTH in one big, thrilling Comic Book! Super Adventure Comic. All Newsagents"

Details

Printed
1952?
Genre
Superhero
More...
Super Adventure Comic [Now in one big super comic! No price]

Notes

An earlier version of this advertisement included a 6d price.

Show/hide 2. Bare Hands! (Congo Bill) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Congo Bill
Genre
Jungle

Credits

Art
Ed Smalle, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #150 (November 1950)
Bare Hands
Show/hide 3. The Secret of the Invisible Map! (Congo Bill) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Congo Bill
Genre
Jungle

Credits

Art
Ed Smalle, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #152 (January 1951)
The Secret of the Invisible Map!
Show/hide 4. Merton Gloop and His Magic Horseshoe (Superman) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]

Credits

Writing
Bill Woolfolk, scripter
Art
Al Plastino, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #145 (June 1950)
Merton Gloop and his Magic Horseshoe

Notes

This story is printed on side, two-up. The original printing was 12 pages.

Show/hide 5. The Octopus League (Congo Bill) Comic story, 3 pages

Featuring

Feature
Congo Bill
Genre
Jungle

Credits

Art
Ed Smalle, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #154 (March 1951)
The Octopus League!

Synopsis

Bill liberates the country of San Marino from a criminal gang.

Notes

This story is printed on side, two-up. The original printing was 6 pages.

Show/hide 6. Diamond Doom (Congo Bill) Comic story, 3 pages

Featuring

Feature
Congo Bill
Genre
Jungle
Characters
Congo Bill; Will Lanson; Jim Dunn

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Ed Smalle, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #153 (February 1951)
Diamond Doom!

Synopsis

Bill uncovers an ingenious diamond thief.

Show/hide 7. Untitled (The Dinks Family) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
The Dinks Family
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Ted Widocks, scripter [signed as Widocks]
Art
Ted Widocks, line art [signed as Widocks]
Text
Ted Widocks, letterer [signed as Widocks]
Show/hide 8. Untitled (Professor Pry The Wise Guy) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Professor Pry The Wise Guy
Genre
Humour
Code
XXIII

Credits

Writing
Lloyd Piper, scripter
Art
Lloyd Piper, line art
Text
Lloyd Piper, letterer

Status

This issue includes help from

  • David Studham

AusReprints ID

  • 2346

Entry created

  • 22/03/2005

Cover added

  • 09/03/2018

Index completed

  • 22/03/2005

Last updated

  • 19/11/2022