Superman #49

Published
June 1951
Page count
28?
Cover price
8d [0-0-8 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
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

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

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

"In this issue: Can even Superman blast Lois Lane's super-crush on super-crooner Perry Como?"

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Al Plastino, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #67 (November-December 1950)
Untitled
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #22 (January 1952)
No title recorded
Show/hide 1. The Adventures of Congo Bill [Action! Thrills! Excitement!] (Congo Bill) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Action! Thrills! Excitement! Stories that teem with moement, menace and mystery! -And, in the leading role in every story in this top-notch magazine is the screen's real two-fisted he-man Congo Bill! - battling his way through perilous paths on the highway to adventure! Don't miss it! The Adventures of Congo Bill at all newsagents."

Details

Printed
1951
Genre
Jungle
More...
The Adventures of Congo Bill [Action! Thrills! Excitement!]

Notes

The featured cover, The Adventures of Congo Bill 1, is by Australian artist Hart Amos.

Show/hide 2. Perry Como, I Love You! (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Bill Woolfolk, scripter [as William Woolfolk]
Art
Al Plastino, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #67 (November-December 1950)
Perry Como, I Love You!
Also printed
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #67 (November-December 1950)
 
United Kingdom
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #22 (January 1952)
Perry Como, I Love You
 
United Kingdom
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #22 (January 1952)

Synopsis

Lois wins a contest to sing on a record with Perry Como, much to the chagrin of a crooked record company who want their star to shine instead.

Notes

The artwork on page 4 and page 9 of this story has been slightly compressed to fit MacRobertson confectionery advertisements.

Show/hide 3. Untitled (Colonel Capers) Comic story, 1 page

"I've called about the shoes I bought here this morning!"

Featuring

Feature
Colonel Capers
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Ted Widocks, scripter [signed as Widocks]
Art
Ted Widocks, line art [signed as Widocks]
Text
Ted Widocks, letterer [signed as Widocks]

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Show/hide 4. Untold Arrow Tales! (The Green Arrow) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
George Papp, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #140 (May 1949)
Untold Arrow Tales

Synopsis

A one time famous cartoonist is at the end of his career when Green Arrow offers to provide him new inspiration.

Notes

The artwork in this story is printed on side, two-up. The original story was 10 pages.

Show/hide 5. The Secret of the 6 Superman Statues! (Superman) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Wayne Boring, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #150 (November 1950)
The Secret of the 6 Superman Statues

Notes

The artwork in this story is printed on side, two-up. The original story was 12 pages.

Show/hide 6. Untitled (Jerry the Jitterbug) Comic story, 1 page

"Oh boy, winter!"

Featuring

Feature
Jerry the Jitterbug
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter [signed]
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer [signed]
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #50 (February-March 1951)
Untitled
Show/hide 7. Untitled (Little Pete) Comic story, 1 page

"Golly, we both got bad report cards - and we have to get our dads to sign them!"

Featuring

Feature
Little Pete
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter [signed]
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer [signed]

Reprint history

First print
Unknown

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 38995

Entry created

  • 18/07/2010

Cover added

  • 19/12/2011

Index completed

  • 19/12/2011

Last updated

  • 31/12/2019