Superman #50

Published
May 1954
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 (1949–1975)
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd (1949–1975)

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Sandman of Crime! (Superman) Cover, 1 page

"Watch this dream come true when the Man of Steel meets "The Sandman of Crime!""

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]

Credits

Art
Win Mortimer, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #178 (March 1953)
Untitled [The Sandman of Crime!]
Also printed
Australia
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #77 ([January 1954?])
The Sandman of Crime!
Show/hide 1. If You're a Superman Fan You Must Follow His Adventures as Superboy Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page
Show/hide 2. The Sandman of Crime! (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages
Show/hide 3. The Super-Reporter of Metropolis (Superman) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Bill Woolfolk, scripter
Art
Al Plastino, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #82 (May-June 1953)
The Super-Reporter of Metropolis
Also printed
Australia
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #77 ([January 1954?])
The Super-Reporter of Metropolis
 
Australia
Superman Super Library (Colour Comics, 1964 series) #6 ([November 1964?])
The Super-Reporter of Metropolis

Synopsis

Superman single-handedly puts out an issue of the Daily Planet

Show/hide 4. Untitled (Peg) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Peg
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Show/hide 5. Untitled (Varsity Vic) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Varsity Vic
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Show/hide 6. Untitled (Lemmy Loo) Comic story, 1 page

"Your fish stories are not well received, I fear…"

Featuring

Feature
Lemmy Loo
Genre
Humour
Code
xxv

Credits

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

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Book Palace

AusReprints ID

  • 2357

Entry created

  • 25/03/2005

Cover added

  • 23/05/2020

Index completed

  • 25/03/2005

Last updated

  • 01/07/2021