Adventure Comics #135

DC Comics

United States

Published
December 1948
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/7211

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor)
Jack Schiff (actual editor)

Issue contents Hide all

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

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy

Credits

Art
Al Wenzel

Notes

art credits by Bob Hughes

Show/hide 1. Untitled (Kodak) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Kodak

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. The Masked Mystery Boy (Superboy) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; Miss Bailey; John Smith; Mr. Hench

Credits

Art
Al Wenzel

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Adventure Comics Featuring Superboy (Color Comics, 1949 series) #3 ([April 1949?])
The Masked Mystery Boy

Synopsis

A new pupil in Clark's class insists on wearing a mask to school. And his mask is lined with lead!

Notes

art credits by Bob Hughes

Show/hide 3. Bobby Dodd (Wheaties) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Wheaties
Show/hide 4. Untitled (Action Comics) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Action Comics
Show/hide 5. Untitled (Adventures of Nip & Tuck; Smith Brothers Cough Drops) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Adventures of Nip & Tuck; Smith Brothers Cough Drops
Show/hide 6. The Ship That Dared Not Land! (Aquaman) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Aquaman; Prof Dane; Prof Peters; Dr. Blaine

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
John Daly

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Adventure Comics Featuring Superboy (Color Comics, 1949 series) #3 ([April 1949?])
The Ship That Dared Not Land
 
Australia
The All Favourites Comic Annual (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #2 ([1956?])
The Ship that Dared Not Land
Original
Adventure Comics 135, December 1948

Synopsis

Three sailors have kept their ship at sea for ten years without docking at any port.

Show/hide 7. Untitled (Tootsie Roll) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Tootsie Roll

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 8. Untitled (Daffy & Doodle) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"What are those holes in the fence, Doodle?"

Featuring

Feature
Daffy & Doodle
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Lit-Win (signed)
Art
Lit-Win (signed)
Show/hide 9. Untitled (Chemcraft) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Chemcraft

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 10. The Crime Wave of the Flag! (The Green Arrow) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Arrow; Speedy; The Flag

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
George Papp

Synopsis

The Flag escapes from prison and resumes his career of flag-based crimes.

Show/hide 11. Untitled (Lionel Trains) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Lionel Trains

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 12. Editorial Advisory Board Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.5 pages

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 13. Untitled (Gene Autry Sweatshirt) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Gene Autry Sweatshirt

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 14. Untitled (Shorty) Comic story, 2 pages

"Look at this ad in the lonely hearts column…"

Featuring

Feature
Shorty
Genre
Humor; teen

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

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First published in this issue
Show/hide 15. Untitled (Wilson Chem. Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Wilson Chem. Co.

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 16. No title recorded (Peg) Comic story, 1 page

"Mrs. Cummins asked me to be a sitter tonight…"

Featuring

Feature
Peg
Genre
Humor; teen

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 17. Nature's Fireworks Text article, 2 pages

Credits

Author
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 18. Untitled (Erector) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Erector
Show/hide 19. Untitled (Jerry the Jitterbug) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Gee, I hope I make it!"

Featuring

Feature
Jerry the Jitterbug
Genre
Humor; teen

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 20. Most Exciting Boot You Ever Saw! (Hood Rocket Boot) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Hood Rocket Boot
Show/hide 21. The Slowdown of Johnny Quick! (Johnny Quick) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Johnny Quick
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Johnny Quick; Tubby Watts; Judge Dragg; Flash Grogan

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
Charles Sultan

Reprint history

Also printed
United Kingdom
Superman (KGM, 1950? series) #10 (January 1951)
The Slowdown of Johnny Quick
 
Australia
Mammoth Comic Annual (KG Murray, 1956?) ([December 1956?])
The Slowdown of Johnny Quick
 
Australia
Mammoth Comic Annual (KG Murray, 1956?) ([December 1956?])

Synopsis

In Turtle Town, USA speed is against the law!

Show/hide 22. Untitled (Daisy Air Rifles) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daisy Air Rifles

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 23. Untitled (Schwinn) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Schwinn

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Back cover.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 34880

Entry created

  • 03/11/2007

Cover added

  • 18/03/2018

Index completed

  • 18/03/2018

Last updated

  • 18/03/2018