Superman #18

K. G. Murray

Australia

Published
September 1951
Page count
28
Cover price
8d [0-0-8 GBP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Matte colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
None

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

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

"Another daring adventure with the world's champion hero - Superman!"

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]

Credits

Art
Wayne Boring, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #150 (November 1950)
Untitled
Also printed
New Zealand (Aotearoa)
Superman (KG Murray, 1950? series) #45 ([May 1951?])
Untitled
Show/hide 1. Meet Batman! [No price] Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Meet Batman! He's terrific! He's one of the world's best known adventure characters! You can follow the adventures of Batman and his young assistant Robin every month in Batman Comics at all Newsagents."

Details

Printed
1951
Genre
Superhero
More...
Meet Batman! [No price]
Show/hide 2. The Son of Superman! (Superman) Comic story, 11.66 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Tommy Barstow (intro, briefly adopted by Superman); Lois Lane; Perry White; Mr. Barstow; Mrs. Barstow

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Wayne Boring, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #57 (March-April 1949)
The Son of Superman!
Also printed
New Zealand (Aotearoa)
Superman (KG Murray, 1950? series) #45 ([May 1951?])
The Son of Superman
 
Australia
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #45 ([May 1951?])
The Son of Superman

Synopsis

Superman adopts an orphan boy and builds up his strength and confidence.

Show/hide 3. The "O.K." Peanut Bar! (MacRobertson) Advertisement, 0.34 pages

Featuring

Feature
MacRobertson
Show/hide 4. The Book of Doom! (Green Arrow) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Speedy; Green Arrow; Felix Danger; Big Tim Howard; Willie Fowler

Credits

Writing
Paul Talbot , scripter
Art
George Papp, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #158 (November 1950)
The Book of Doom!
Also printed
New Zealand (Aotearoa)
Superman (KG Murray, 1950? series) #45 ([May 1951?])
The Book of Doom

Notes

This story is printed on side, two up. The original story is 10 pages.

Show/hide 5. Toyman and the Gadgets of Greed! (Superman) Comic story, 6.66 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Don Cameron, scripter
Art
John Sikela, penciller
 
George Roussos, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor
 
Jack Schiff, Assistant Editor
 
Mort Weisinger, Assistant Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #49 (November-December 1947)
Toyman and the Gadgets of Greed!
Also printed
New Zealand (Aotearoa)
Superman (KG Murray, 1950? series) #45 ([May 1951?])
Toyman and the Gadgets of Greed
 
Australia
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #45 ([May 1951?])
Toyman and the Gadgets of Greed

Notes

Only the first two pages of this story are full size. The rest is printed on side, two-up. The original story was 12 pages.

Show/hide 6. "Old Gold" Vanilla Nougat (MacRobertson) Advertisement, 0.34 pages

Featuring

Feature
MacRobertson
Show/hide 7. Untitled (Professor Pry The Wise Guy) Comic story, 1 page

"Ah! Someone has lost their car key, and can't open their car door…"

Featuring

Feature
Professor Pry The Wise Guy
Genre
Humour
Code
XVI

Credits

Writing
Lloyd Piper, scripter
Art
Lloyd Piper, line art
Text
Lloyd Piper , letterer
Show/hide 8. Untitled (Professor Pry The Wise Guy) Comic story, 1 page

"What be ye building professor? Be it a new invention?"

Featuring

Feature
Professor Pry The Wise Guy
Genre
Humour
Code
X

Credits

Writing
Lloyd Piper, scripter
Art
Lloyd Piper, line art
Text
Lloyd Piper , letterer

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 39004

Entry created

  • 22/02/2009

Cover added

  • 10/01/2022

Index completed

  • 22/02/2009

Last updated

  • 10/01/2022