Superman #109

Published
August 1956
Page count
32
Cover price
1/- [0-1-0 AUP]
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Matte colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover One Hour to Doom! (Superman) Cover, 1 page

"Even though that hidden Kryptonite bomb can destroy me as well as the city, I've got to keep looking for it!"

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
Superman (DC Comics, 1939 series) #89 (May 1954)
One Hour To Doom!
Show/hide 1. One Hour to Doom! (Superman) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Alvin Schwartz ?
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor)
Mort Weisinger (actual editor)

Reprint history

First print
Superman (DC Comics, 1939 series) #89 (May 1954)
One Hour of Doom

Synopsis

Luthor hides a kryptonite laden bomb in Metropolis and threatens to blow the whole city up.

Show/hide 2. Untitled (Jerry the Jitterbug) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Hey, pull over to the curb!"

Featuring

Feature
Jerry the Jitterbug
Genre
Humour

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Reprint history

First print
Batman (DC Comics, 1940 series) #52 (April-May 1949)
Untitled
Also printed
Superman (Colour Comics Pty. Ltd., 1950 series) #77 (August 1956)
Jerry the Jitterbug
Show/hide 3. The Betrayal of Superman (Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 4. The Four Superman Medals! (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Editing
Whit Ellsworth

Reprint history

First print
Action Comics (DC Comics, 1938 series) #207 (August 1955)
The Four Superman Medals
Also printed
Superman (Colour Comics Pty. Ltd., 1950 series) #77 (August 1956)
The Four Superman Medals

Synopsis

Superman must find a way of attending the annual policeman’s dinner, during which a Superman Medal will be presented, both as himself and as Clark Kent.

Notes

The story finishes on the back cover, with a 'Home Gymnasium' advertisement on the inside back cover.


Notes

This is the first Australian Superman issue to be printed in colour since 1950, and the first to be entirely printed in colour for nearly a decade. The colouring in the issue appears to have been done specifically for this Australian issue.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 38911

Entry created

  • 18/02/2009

Cover added

  • 13/08/2011

Index completed

  • 18/02/2009

Last updated

  • 13/07/2017