Superboy #36

Published
February 1952
Page count
28
Cover price
6d [0-0-6 GBP]
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Credits

Editing
?

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Show/hide Cover No title recorded (Superboy) Cover, 1 page

""Look! He's melting the gun with his x-ray vision!" "Yep! That's Superboy!""

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Al Plastino

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #163 (April 1951)
Also printed
Australia
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #36 ([January 1952?])

Notes

While Australian printings of issues 21 to 35 were distributed in the UK by Atlas, this was the first printed by by Gale and Polden for the UK, with a reduced cover price of 6d. This issue has blank inside covers.

Show/hide 1. Superboy's Big Brother (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Script
Alvin Schwartz?
Pencils
John Sikela
Inks
Ed Dobrotka?
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited), Jack Schiff (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #18 (February-March 1952)
Also printed
Australia
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #36 ([January 1952?])

Synopsis

The Kents adopt another boy who is slightly older than Clark.

Show/hide 2. Jerry the Jitterbug (Jerry the Jitterbug) Comic story, 2 pages

"Beauty Contest to pick the most beautiful girl in our school!"

Featuring

Feature
Jerry the Jitterbug
Genre
Humor (comedy)

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #36 ([January 1952?])
Show/hide 3. The Mystery of Trailer Town (Robin) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Robin
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Art
Jim Mooney
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited), Jack Schiff (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Star Spangled Comics (DC, 1941 series) #121 (October 1951)
Also printed
Australia
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #36 ([January 1952?])

Notes

This story is printed two up in landscape format.

Show/hide 4. Peg (Peg) Comic story, 1 page

"Hi, Helen. Look what I'm wearing - Bruce's school pin!"

Featuring

Feature
Peg
Genre
Humor (comedy)

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 5. Jerry the Jitterbug (Jerry the Jitterbug) Comic story, 1 page

"Go out there and pitch a' good game, Jerry - they're broadcasting it!"

Featuring

Feature
Jerry the Jitterbug
Genre
Humor (comedy)

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #36 ([January 1952?])
Show/hide 6. Lana Lang, Movie Star (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Script
Ed Hamilton?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
John Fischetti
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited), Jack Schiff (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #18 (February-March 1952)
Also printed
Australia
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #36 ([January 1952?])

Synopsis

Lana is offered a Hollywood movie role based on stunts Superboy secretly helped her do.

Notes

This story is printed two up in landscape format.


Notes

While Australian printings of issues 21 to 35 were distributed in the UK by Atlas, this was the first printed by by Gale and Polden for the UK, with a reduced cover price of 6d. This issue has blank inside covers.

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Book Palace

AusReprints ID

  • 36145

Entry created

  • 16/03/2008

Last updated

  • 17/02/2010