Superman #45

DC Comics

United States

Published
March-April 1947
Page count
52
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/5742

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (editor, credited)
Jack Schiff (assistant editor, uncredited)
Mort Weisinger (assistant editor, uncredited)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (Superman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman

Credits

Pencils
Jack Burnley
Inks
George Roussos ?

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman All Color Comic (KGM, 1947 series) #1 ([June 1947?])
Untitled
 
United Kingdom
Superman (KGM, 1950 series) (1950)
Outwits Superwoman
Printed in
in Superman From the Thirties to the Seventies (Crown Publishers, Inc., 1971 series) #nn (1971)
in Superman From the Thirties to the Eighties (Crown Publishers, Inc., 1983 series) #nn

Notes

inker credit by Bob Hughes

Show/hide 1. No title recorded (Kodak) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Kodak

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. Lois Lane, Superwoman! (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
BBB Gang [Brute; Buzzard; Bear] (intro, villains); Superman; Hocus; Pocus; Lois Lane [as Superwoman]; Perry White

Credits

Script
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils
John Sikela
Inks
George Roussos

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman All Color Comic (KGM, 1947 series) #1 ([June 1947?])
Lois Lane--Superwoman
 
United States
Superman From the Thirties to the Seventies (Crown, 1971 series) (1971)
Lois Lane, Superwoman
 
United States
Superman From the Thirties to the Eighties (Crown, 1983 series) (1983)
Lois Lane, Superwoman
From GCD
 
from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #45 (March-April 1947)

Synopsis

Lois believes Hocus and Pocus have given her super powers.

Notes

Writer id by Martin O'Hearn. Inker credit by Bob Hughes.

Show/hide 3. No title recorded (Wheaties) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Wheaties

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 4. Two of America's Most Famous Boys! (Star Spangled Comics; Robin; Adventure Comics; Superboy) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Star Spangled Comics; Robin; Adventure Comics; Superboy
Show/hide 5. Showdown on the Showboat! (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Hugh Rowland (intro, villain); Captain George Golden (intro); Gilda Golden (intro, George's daughter)

Credits

Script
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils
John Sikela
Inks
George Roussos ?

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #22 ([April 1952])
Showdown on the Showboat
 
United Kingdom
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #22 ([April 1952?])
Showdown on the Showboat
 
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #22 ([April 1952])
 
United Kingdom
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #22 ([April 1952?])

Notes

inker credit by Bob Hughes

Show/hide 6. Crash Landing! (Adventures of "R. C." and Quickie; Royal Crown Cola) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Adventures of "R. C." and Quickie; Royal Crown Cola
Genre
Adventure
Characters
R.C.; Quickie

Credits

Art
Creig Flessel
Show/hide 7. Editorial Advisory Board Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 8. Q is for Quagga Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.67 pages

Featuring

Characters
Quagga

Notes

ad for Funny Stuff

Show/hide 9. Crime Key Text story, 1.67 pages

Credits

Author
Tex Wade
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 10. No title recorded Statement of ownership, 0.33 pages

Credits

Script
J. S. Liebowitz
Letters
typeset

Notes

Statement of ownership--Published by National Comics 480 Lexington Ave, NY 17, NY Editor: F.W. Ellsworth Business Manager J.S. Liebowitz Owners: H & G Donenfeld, J & R Liebowitz, P & S Sampliner, Irwin and Sonia Donenfeld 2nd class postage permit: New York City

Show/hide 11. Untitled (Chief Hot Foot) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Yessir - Me best guide in Indian country!"

Featuring

Feature
Chief Hot Foot
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 12. No title recorded (Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum
Show/hide 13. Untitled (Handy Andy) Comic story, 2 pages

"Our own favorite homespun inventor who shows you how to make..."

Featuring

Feature
Handy Andy
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Jack Farr
Art
Jack Farr

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman All Color Comic (KGM, 1947 series) #6 (November 1947)
Handy Andy
Show/hide 14. Untitled ("Happy" Herman) Comic story, 0.67 pages

"Mr. Piffle! Mr. Piffle! Your house is on fire!"

Featuring

Feature
"Happy" Herman
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Phil Berube
Art
Phil Berube
Show/hide 15. Superman's Secret Message (Supermen of America) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Supermen of America

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 16. The Case of the Living Trophies! (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; an alien (intro, villain); Lois Lane

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
John Sikela
Inks
George Roussos ?

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman All Color Comic (KGM, 1947 series) #1 ([June 1947?])
The Case of the Living Trophies
 
United Kingdom
Superman (KGM, 1950 series) (1950)
The Case of the Living Trophies
 
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #251 (May 1972)
The Case of the Living Trophies!
 
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #251 (May 1972)
 
Australia
Giant Lois Lane Album (Colour Comics, 1964 series) #11 ([June 1974?])
The Case of the Living Trophies
 
Australia
Giant Lois Lane Album (Colour Comics, 1964 series) #11 ([June 1974?])
 
Australia
Superman the Comic (Murray, 1978 series) #1 ([December 1978?])
From GCD
 
from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #45 March-April 1947

Synopsis

When kidnapped by an alien collector, Superman uses his telepathic will control and face changing powers to escape.

Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn. Inker credit by Bob Hughes.

Show/hide 17. No title recorded (Nabisco Shredded Wheat) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Nabisco Shredded Wheat

Credits

Art
Roland Coe
Show/hide 18. Untitled (Daffy & Doodle) Comic story, 1 page

"It was a good idea of yours Daffy, taking this hotel room..."

Featuring

Feature
Daffy & Doodle
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Lit-Win
Art
Lit-Win

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Also printed
Australia
Superman All Color Comic (KGM, 1947 series) #1 ([June 1947?])
Daffy & Doodle
Show/hide 19. No title recorded (National Radio Institute) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
National Radio Institute

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 20. No title recorded (Eveready) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Eveready

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 33133

Entry created

  • 08/08/2007

Cover added

  • 30/06/2010

Index completed

  • 19/09/2019

Last updated

  • 19/09/2019