Congo Bill #5

Published
September 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
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover No title recorded (Congo Bill) Cover, 1 page

"Plus Superman"

Featuring

Feature
Congo Bill
Genre
Jungle

Credits

Art
Hart Amos, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Show/hide 1. Meet Batman! [No price] Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Meet Batman! He's terrific! He's one of the world's best known adventure characters! You can follow the adventures of Batman and his young assistant Robin every month in Batman Comics at all Newsagents."

Details

Printed
1951
Genre
Superhero
More...
Meet Batman! [No price]
Show/hide 2. Sabotage in Sarawak! (Congo Bill) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Congo Bill
Genre
Jungle

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor
 
Jack Schiff, original Managing Editor
 
Mort Weisinger, original Editor [attributed]
 
George Kashdan, original Editor [attributed]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #161 (October 1951)
Sabotage in Sarawak
Show/hide 3. Showdown in Suez! (Congo Bill) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Congo Bill
Genre
Jungle
Characters
Congo Bill; Beth Carson; Legroot (villain)

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Ed Smalle, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #159 (August 1951)
Showdown in Suez!
Show/hide 4. If There Were No Superman (Superman) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Perry White; Superman; Professor Smiggs; Bullet Barris

Credits

Writing
Ed Hamilton , scripter [as Edmond Hamilton]
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Text
, 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) #38 (January-February 1949)
If There Were No Superman

Synopsis

Superman sent to various points in the past by the IF machine.

Notes

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

Show/hide 5. Case of the Crooked Rock! (Congo Bill) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Congo Bill
Genre
Jungle
Characters
Congo Bill

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) #124 (September 1948)
Case of the Crooked Rock
Show/hide 6. Untitled (Shorty) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Tum-ta-tum- The minute I get into the tub, the doorbell rings."

Featuring

Feature
Shorty
Genre
Humour; children

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
Star Spangled Comics (DC, 1941 series) #119 (August 1951)
Untitled
Show/hide 7. Untitled (Varsity Vic) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Sure, Lois. I'll call Carol and see if she can get Jean to come along too. 'bye!"

Featuring

Feature
Varsity Vic
Genre
Humour; teen

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #167 (August 1951)
Untitled
Show/hide 8. Untitled (Peg) Comic story, 1 page

"My look at the handsome marine. He must be a high ranking officer!"

Featuring

Feature
Peg
Genre
Humour; teen

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
Star Spangled Comics (DC, 1941 series) #119 (August 1951)
Untitled

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 33062

Entry created

  • 07/08/2007

Cover added

  • 16/02/2022

Index completed

  • 16/02/2022

Last updated

  • 16/02/2022