Adventure Comics #144

DC Comics

United States

Published
September 1949
Page count
52
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/7813

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

Pencils
John Sikela
Inks
Ed Dobrotka

Notes

Art id by Bob Hughes 8/05.

Show/hide 1. The Way to Stop Superboy (Superboy) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Silver Smith.

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
John Sikela ?
Inks
Ed Dobrotka ?

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superboy Comics (Color Comics, 1949 series) #12 ([January 1950?])
The Way to Stop Superboy!
 
Australia
The All Favourites Comic Annual (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #2 ([1956?])
The Way to Stop Superboy
Original
Adventure Comics 144, September 1949

Synopsis

Silver Smith tries to make Superboy afraid to use his powers.

Show/hide 2. King of Counterfeits (Green Arrow) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy West]; The Phoney Crook (villain, only appearance).

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
George Papp

Synopsis

The Phoney Crook steals only counterfeits.

Show/hide 3. Sir Butch Goes into Business (The Shining Knight) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Shining Knight
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Shining Knight [Sir Justin]; Sir Butch.

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
Ruben Moreira

Synopsis

Butch goes into business selling soap to the people of Camelot.

Notes

Story takes place in Camelot.

Show/hide 4. A Martian Adventure (Aquaman) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Thungar of the Valley.

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
John Daly

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Holiday Bumper Comic! (KGM, 1956? series) ([1956?])
A Martian Adventure
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #42 ([August 1967?])
A Martian Adventure

Synopsis

Aquaman visits a hidden valley on Earth with canals inspired by those of Mars.

Show/hide 5. The Day That Was Five Years Long (Johnny Quick) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Johnny Quick
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Johnny Quick; Joe Everett.

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
Dan Barry

Reprint history

From GCD
in Century, The 100 Page Comic Monthly (K. G. Murray, 1956 series) #10
in Greatest Golden Age Stories Ever Told, The (DC, 1990 series) #[nn]

Synopsis

Joe Everett spent five years in jail for a crime he did not commit, so Johnny Quick helps him live those entire five years in one day.


Notes

Art id by Bob Hughes 8/05.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 37034

Entry created

  • 13/07/2008

Index completed

  • 21/04/2013

Last updated

  • 21/04/2013