Adventure Comics #147

DC Comics

United States

Published
December 1949
Page count
52
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/7972

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Jack Schiff (actual)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover No title recorded (Superboy) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy

Credits

Art
Al Plastino
Show/hide 1. Jimmy's Biggest Christmas (Thanks to Dad) (Roadmaster) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Roadmaster

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. Clark Kent -- Orphan! (Superboy) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; Ma Kent; Pa Kent; Mr. Vanderdost; Mrs. Vanderdost; Henry Vanderdost

Credits

Pencils
John Sikela
Inks
Ed Dobrotka ?

Reprint history

Also printed
United Kingdom
Superboy Annual (Atlas Publishing, 1953 series) #1954-55 (1954)
Clark Kent -- Orphan!
 
Australia
Holiday Bumper Comic! (KGM, 1956? series) ([1956?])
Clark Kent--Orphan
 
Australia
Mighty Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #59 ([June 1967?])
Clark Kent--Orphan

Synopsis

When Ma and Pa fly to Alaska to attend Aunt Martha's wedding they get lost in a plane crash and Clark is put up for adoption.

Show/hide 3. No title recorded (Bazooka) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Bazooka
Show/hide 4. The Case of the Vanishing Buildings (Adventures of Sam Spade; Wildroot Cream-Oil) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Adventures of Sam Spade; Wildroot Cream-Oil
Genre
Adventure
Show/hide 5. The Man Who Was Rescued 100 Times! (Aquaman) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Aquaman; Dan Dunbar

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
John Daly

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Holiday Bumper Comic! (KGM, 1956? series) ([1956?])
The Man Who was Rescued 100 Times
Show/hide 6. No title recorded (Ralston) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Ralston
Show/hide 7. Here's Good News for Batman and Robin Fans! (Detective Comics; Batman) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Detective Comics; Batman
Show/hide 8. The Speed Crimes! (Johnny Quick) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Johnny Quick
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Johnny Quick; Silk Skeene; Blimp Gorman; Tubby Watts

Credits

Script
Don C. Cameron ?
Art
Ralph Mayo
Show/hide 9. No title recorded (Erector) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Erector
Show/hide 10. No title recorded (Jerry the Jitterbug) Comic story, 0.67 pages

"H'lo, Marje, I was able to borrow a car for the hop tonight!"

Featuring

Feature
Jerry the Jitterbug
Genre
Humor; teen

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 11. No title recorded (Nestlé's Crunch) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Nestlé's Crunch
Show/hide 12. From Cavemen to Kings Text article, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Author
Art
Raymond Perry ?
Colours
Raymond Perry ?
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 13. No title recorded (Columbia) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Columbia

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 14. No title recorded (Shorty) Comic story, 1 page

"Today's the big football game - I better hurry and get into my uniform!"

Featuring

Feature
Shorty
Genre
Humor; teen

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 15. The Bangs That Boomerang! (The Green Arrow) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]

Credits

Art
George Papp [as Geo Papp]

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Giant Superboy Album (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #13 ([October 1975?])
The Bangs that Boomerang

Synopsis

Green Arrow fights a criminal with a weapon that can cause any gun to explode.

Show/hide 16. No title recorded (Lionel Trains) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Lionel Trains

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

On the page immediately following page 6 of the previous story sequence.

Show/hide 17. Editorial Advisory Board Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.5 pages

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

On the page immediately preceding page 7 of the previous story sequence.

Show/hide 18. No title recorded (Chemcraft) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Chemcraft

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

On the page immediately preceding page 7 of the previous story sequence.

Show/hide 19. The Green Arrow and the Red Feather Kid (The Green Arrow) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
The Green Arrow
Genre
Advocacy; superhero

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
George Papp
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 20. No title recorded (Smith Brothers Cough Drops) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Smith Brothers Cough Drops
Show/hide 21. No title recorded (Daisy B-B Guns) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daisy B-B Guns

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 22. No title recorded (Schwinn) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Schwinn

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 39486

Entry created

  • 15/09/2019

Index completed

  • 15/09/2019

Last updated

  • 15/09/2019