Superman #139

Published
February 1959
Page count
28
Cover price
1/- [0-1-0 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Superman's New Power (Superman) Cover, 1 page

""Great Scott! I know Superman can fly and has super-strength! But his new power is fantastic!" "I'll have to photograph the effect of Superman's new power--or they'll never believe me!" "Superman's New Power!""

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Mort Weisinger (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #125 (November 1958)
Superman's New Power (Cover)
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #107 ([March 1959])
Superman's New Power (Cover)
Show/hide 1. Little Pete (Little Pete) Comic story, 1 page

"No, you can't have an ice cream cone! You've had one already!"

Featuring

Feature
Little Pete
Genre
Gags

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff

Reprint history

First print
Unknown
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #107 ([March 1959])
Show/hide 2. Superman's New Power (Superman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Script
Jerry Coleman ?
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Mort Weisinger (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #125 (November 1958)
Superman's New Power!
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #107 ([March 1959])
Superman's New Power
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #36 ([February 1966?])
Superman's New Power!
 
United States
Superman: The Man of Tomorrow Archives (DC, 2004 series) #Volume 1 ([September] 2004)
Superman's New Power!
 
United States
Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #Vol. One ([September] 2005)
Superman's New Power!

Synopsis

When Superman is exposed to the radiation from the explosion of an alien space ship, he loses his powers but gains the ability to create a miniature version of himself with his powers to carry out his super-duties.

Show/hide 3. The Super Nose for News (Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 4. Curious Names of Western Mines (Curious Names of Western Mines) Comic story, 1 page

"Some prospectors believed in the magic power of opposites--"

Featuring

Feature
Curious Names of Western Mines

Credits

Script
Morris Waldinger
Art
Morris Waldinger
Letters
Morris Waldinger
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

First print
United States
All Star Western (DC, 1951 series) #93 (February-March 1957)
Poor Man's Mine
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #107 ([March 1959])
Untitled
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #36 ([February 1966?])
Curious Names of Western Mines!

Synopsis

Information on "Poor Man's Mine", Fanny B. Mine" and Ore-or-no-go".

Show/hide 5. Jimmy Hits the Jackpot (Superman) Comic story, 8 pages

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 38544

Entry created

  • 06/02/2009

Cover added

  • 06/02/2009

Index completed

  • 06/02/2009

Last updated

  • 04/04/2017