Superman #49

United States

DC Comics

United States

Published
November-December 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
Branding
DC: A Superman Publication
 
DC: A Superman Publication
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/6254

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, Editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, Assistant Editor [attributed]
 
Mort Weisinger, Assistant Editor [attributed]

Issue contents Hide all

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

"In this issue: Lois Lane circles the globe..."

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane

Credits

Art
Wayne Boring, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman All Color Comics (KGM, 1947 series) #7 ([December 1947?])
Untitled
Printed in
Superman (K. G. Murray, 1947 series) #7 ([December 1947] ?)
 
Superman: The Golden Age Omnibus (DC, 2013 series) #6 ([September] 2019)
Show/hide 1. Untitled (Kodak) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Kodak

Credits

Writing
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Art
, line art
Text
, typeset

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. Toyman and the Gadgets of Greed! (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; The Toyman [Winslow Scott; also as Amos Chuckle] (villain); Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Arnold Langs (jeweler); George Ames; Ed Gorham; Al Porter (sportsman); Bill Wayne (fisherman)

Credits

Writing
Don C. Cameron, scripter
Art
John Sikela, penciller
 
George Roussos, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
New Zealand (Aotearoa)
Superman (KG Murray, 1950? series) #45 ([May 1951?])
Toyman and the Gadgets of Greed
 
Australia
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #45 ([May 1951?])
Toyman and the Gadgets of Greed
 
United Kingdom
Superman (KGM, 1950? series) #18 ([September 1951])
Toyman and the Gadgets of Greed!
Printed in
Superman: The Golden Age Omnibus (DC, 2013 series) #6 ([September] 2019)

Synopsis

Superman and Toyman team up to capture the man who is framing him.

Notes

Writer credit from Siegel's records: Siegel and Shuster v. National Comics Publications, Inc. et al., case no. 1099 (Westchester Cty. Sup. Ct. 1947). Inker id by Bob Hughes.

Show/hide 3. Wally Butts (Wheaties) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Wheaties
Characters
Wally Butts

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Colours
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Text
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Show/hide 4. Racing to the Rescue ("U. S." Royal; U. S. Bike Tires) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
"U. S." Royal; U. S. Bike Tires
Genre
Adventure
Characters
U.S. Royal; Elm City Bike Club

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Al Plastino, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 5. Clark Kent's Most Dangerous Assignment! (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; The Gargoyle (villain, introduction); J. C. Quagmire (villain, introduction); Ira Stone (introduction); Lois Lane; Perry White

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger, scripter [as Al Schwartz]
Art
John Sikela, penciller
 
George Roussos , inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #73 ([September 1953?])
Clark Kent's Most Dangerous Assignment
 
United Kingdom
Superman (KG Murray, 1952 series) #46 (January 1954)
Clark Kent's Most Dangerous Assignment
 
Australia
Superman Super Library (Colour Comics, 1964 series) #8 ([January 1965?])
Clark Kent's Most Dangerous Assignment
 
Australia
Superman Super Library (Colour Comics, 1964 series) #8 ([January 1965?])
Printed in
Superman: The Golden Age Omnibus (DC, 2013 series) #6 ([September] 2019)

Synopsis

Perry fires Clark for cowardice, so he goes on a dangerous expedition to prove his worth.

Notes

Writer Credit from Siegel's records: Siegel and Shuster v. National Comics Publications, Inc. et al., case no. 1099 (Westchester Cty. Sup. Ct. 1947).

Show/hide 6. Untitled (Kellogg's Pep) Advertisement, 1 page

"Psst! Genuine photos of stars like Hedy Lamarr! George McAfee!"

Featuring

Feature
Kellogg's Pep

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Colours
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Text
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Show/hide 7. Untitled (A Date with Judy) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Hi, gang!"

Featuring

Feature
A Date with Judy
Characters
Judy

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Graham Place, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 8. Trick Play Text story, 2 pages

Credits

Writing
Pat Parris, author
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 9. The Case of the Kidnapped Heiress (The Adventures of Sam Spade; Wildroot Cream-Oil) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
The Adventures of Sam Spade; Wildroot Cream-Oil
Genre
Adventure
Characters
Sam Spade; Effie

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Lou Fine, penciller
 
Don Komisarow, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 10. Lois Lane, Globe-Trotter! (Superman) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Ryall (villain, introduction); Heaves (villain, introduction); Lois Lane; Perry White

Credits

Writing
Don C. Cameron, scripter
Art
John Sikela, penciller
 
George Roussos , inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman All Color Comics (KGM, 1947 series) #7 ([December 1947?])
Lois Lane, Globe-Trotter!
 
Australia
Superman All Color Comics (KGM, 1947 series) #7 ([December 1947?])
Lois Lane, Globe-Trotter!
 
Australia
The Mighty Comic Annual (Colour Comics, 1956 series) ([December 1956?])
Lois Lane, Globe-Trotter
Printed in
Superman (K. G. Murray, 1947 series) #7 ([December 1947] ?)
 
Superman: The Golden Age Omnibus (DC, 2013 series) #6 ([September] 2019)
 
Superman Annual (Atlas Publishing, 1951 series) #1953-4 (1953)
Original
Superman 49, November 1946-December 1947

Synopsis

Lois tries to go around the world in 80 days.

Notes

Writer credits from Siegel's records: Siegel and Shuster v. National Comics Publications, Inc. et al., case no. 1099 (Westchester Cty. Sup. Ct. 1947). Remaining credits by Bob Hughes.

Show/hide 11. Captain Tootsie and the Secret-Play Touchdown (Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll) Comics-form advertising, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Captain Tootsie; The Secret Legion [Fatso; Rollo]; Gas House Bruisers [Monk]

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
C. C. Beck, penciller
 
Pete Costanza, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 12. Untitled (Willy) Comic story, 0.67 pages

"Hmm.. I see you've been getting into trouble, Willy..."

Featuring

Feature
Willy
Genre
Humour
Characters
Willy

Credits

Writing
Phil Berube, scripter [signed]
Art
Phil Berube, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 13. Superman's Secret Message (Supermen of America) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Supermen of America

Credits

Writing
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Colours
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Text
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Show/hide 14. Untitled (Irvin Foster Sportswear; Superman) Advertisement, 1 page

"C'mon fellows get your Superman jackets and sweaters"

Featuring

Feature
Irvin Foster Sportswear; Superman

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
John Sikela, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 15. Billy Gillis Voted "Most Popular Boy" (High School "Champs" of America; Thom McAn) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
High School "Champs" of America; Thom McAn

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Colours
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Text
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Show/hide 16. Untitled (Daisy Air Rifles) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daisy Air Rifles

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, letterer

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 17. New Eveready Flashlight Batteries (Eveready Batteries) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Eveready Batteries

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Colours
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Text
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Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 34918

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