Adventure Comics #152

DC Comics

United States

Published
May 1950
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/8271

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Jack Schiff (actual)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Superboy Hunts for a Job (Superboy) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy

Credits

Art
John Sikela ?

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Also printed
Australia
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1949 series) #20 ([September 1950?])
Superboy Hunts for a Job
Show/hide 1. No title recorded (Kodak) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Kodak

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. Superboy Hunts for a Job (Superboy) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; Ma Kent; Perry White

Credits

Script
Alvin Schwartz
Art
John Sikela

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Also printed
Australia
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1949 series) #20 ([September 1950?])
Superboy Hunts For a Job
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #49 ([May 1969?])
Superboy Hunts for a Job

Synopsis

Clark goes to Metropolis during school vacation to try to figure out what he wants to be when he grows up.

Notes

Continued in Action Comics #144 (May 1950).

Show/hide 3. Pee Wee Reese (Wheaties) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Wheaties
Show/hide 4. 2 Smash Hits! (The Adventures of Alan Ladd; The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
The Adventures of Alan Ladd; The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet
Show/hide 5. Don't Go Near the Water! (Aquaman) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Aquaman

Credits

Art
John Daly

Synopsis

After being bathed in a chemical by a crook Aquaman becomes allergic to water for 72 hours.

Show/hide 6. Lassoing the Lion ("U. S." Royal; U. S. Royal Bike Tires) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
"U. S." Royal; U. S. Royal Bike Tires
Genre
Adventure
Show/hide 7. No title recorded (Peg) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Hello! You must be the new boy around here!"

Featuring

Feature
Peg
Genre
Humor; teen

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

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Also printed
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #18 ([November 1951])
Untitled
Show/hide 8. No title recorded (Bazooka) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Bazooka
Show/hide 9. The Doomed Safari! (Johnny Quick) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Johnny Quick
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Johnny Quick; Professor Colton; Craven

Credits

Art
Ralph Mayo
Show/hide 10. No title recorded (Shoot-a-Plane) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Shoot-a-Plane

Notes

On the page immediately following page 4 of the previous story sequence.

Show/hide 11. Home, Sweet Home! (Leave It to Binky) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Leave It to Binky
Genre
Humor; advocacy; teen

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer
Inks
Sheldon Mayer ?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Notes

Art credits from Bob Hughes, Gene Reed, Merlin Haas, Edgar Loftin, and Allen Ross. Loftin and Ross question Mayer inks credit. Bob Bailey argues Bob Oksner base with Mayer heads. On the page immediately preceding page 5 of the previous story sequence.

Show/hide 12. No title recorded (Columbia) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Columbia

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 13. Jean Adams; Eddie Rice; Bob Guttman; Jimmie Sutherland (Handy Andys) Cartoon, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Handy Andys
Genre
Non-fiction; biography
Characters
Jean Adams; Eddie Rice; Bob Guttman; Jimmie Sutherland

Credits

Script
Stookie Allen ?
Art
Stookie Allen ?

Synopsis

bios of real teens who are handy with tools

Show/hide 14. From Runner to Video Text article, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Author
Art
Raymond Perry ?
Colours
Raymond Perry ?
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 15. No title recorded (Shorty) Comic story, 0.75 pages

"I'm glad I opened the sandwich shop..."

Featuring

Feature
Shorty
Genre
Humor; teen

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 16. No title recorded (Nestlé's Crunch) Advertisement, 0.25 pages

Featuring

Feature
Nestlé's Crunch
Show/hide 17. Bing's Coming Your Way! (Feature Films Magazine) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Feature Films Magazine
Show/hide 18. The Amazing Jungle of Robot Menace! (The Green Arrow) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Arrow; Speedy; Gerald Parsad

Credits

Script
Ed Herron
Art
George Papp

Synopsis

Green Arrow chases some crooks through a jungle filled with robot killers.

Show/hide 19. Stampede! (Another Exciting "R. C." and Quickie Adventure; Royal Crown Cola) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Another Exciting "R. C." and Quickie Adventure; Royal Crown Cola
Genre
Adventure
Show/hide 20. No title recorded (Willie) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Could I have a nice, big piece of pie, Mommy?"

Featuring

Feature
Willie
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Phil Berube
Art
Phil Berube
Letters
Phil Berube
Show/hide 21. Editorial Advisory Board Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.5 pages

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 22. No title recorded (Daisy B-B Guns) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daisy B-B Guns

Credits

Art
Fred Harman
Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 23. No title recorded (Hollywood Film Studios) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Hollywood Film Studios

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 34910

Entry created

  • 05/11/2007

Index completed

  • 16/02/2019

Last updated

  • 16/02/2019