Action Comics #144

DC Comics

United States

Published
May 1950
Page count
52
Cover price
10 cents
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
GCD
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Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (Superman) Cover, 1 page
Show/hide 1. Clark Kent's Career (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Script
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

Also printed
United Kingdom
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #15 (June 1951)
Show/hide 2. The Poison Planet (Tommy Tomorrow) Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 3. Jerry the Jitterbug (Jerry the Jitterbug) Comic story, 0.66 pages

"--and with the costume I got for us, Jerry, we should be a cinch for first prize!"

Featuring

Feature
Jerry the Jitterbug
Genre
Gags

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #42 ([August 1967?])

Notes

Begins: "--and with the costume I got for us, Jerry, we should be a cinch for first prize!"

Show/hide 4. Dead Man's Gold (Congo Bill) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Congo Bill
Genre
Jungle

Credits

Art
Ed Smalle
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Century Comic (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #77 ([November 1962?])
Show/hide 5. Jasper (Jasper) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"If I don't reduce a little I won't be able to fit into my clothes anymore!"

Featuring

Feature
Jasper
Genre
Gags

Credits

Script
Lit-Win
Art
Lit-Win

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman (KGM, 1950 series) #37 ([June 1950?])

Notes

Begins: "If I don't reduce a little I won't be able to fit into my clothes anymore!"

Show/hide 6. Any Gum, Chum? Text article, 2 pages

Notes

Information on the origin and use of chewing gum.

Show/hide 7. Shorty (Shorty) Comic story, 0.66 pages

"Golly, it's muddy out after the rain!"

Featuring

Feature
Shorty
Genre
Gags

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff

Notes

Begins: "Golly, it's muddy out after the rain!"

Show/hide 8. Home, Sweet Home (Leave it to Binky) Public service announcement, 1 page
Show/hide 9. The Quest For the "Two Dead Men" (vigilante) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
vigilante
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Script
Gardner Fox
Art
Dan Barry
Show/hide 10. Little Pete (Little Pete) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Boy--look at all these snowballs!"

Featuring

Feature
Little Pete
Genre
Gags

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff

Notes

Begins: "Boy--look at all these snowballs!"

Show/hide 11. Handy Andys (Handy Andys) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Handy Andys
Genre
Fact

Notes

Information on the creations of Pierre St. Amand; Barbara Bittner; Jack Roush; and Mary Chase.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 34883

Entry created

  • 03/11/2007

Cover added

  • 22/02/2009

Index completed

  • 22/02/2009

Last updated

  • 17/06/2012