Superman's Supacomic #4

Published
June 1959
Page count
100
Cover price
2/- [0-2-0 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Square bound
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Credits

Editing
, editor

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Show/hide Cover Superman's Lost Identity! (Superman) Cover, 1 page

"Please--increase the voltage! You must shock me out of my amnesia! I still can't remember who I am!"

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman

Credits

Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #126 (January 1959)
Superman's Lost Identity!
Show/hide 1. Superman's Hunt for Clark Kent! (Superman) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder , 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) #126 (January 1959)
Superman's Hunt for Clark Kent!
Also printed
United States
Superman: The Man of Tomorrow Archives (DC, 2004 series) #Volume 1 ([September] 2004)
Superman's Hunt for Clark Kent!
 
United States
Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #Vol. One ([September] 2005)
Superman's Hunt for Clark Kent!

Synopsis

When Superman loses his memory, he adopts the persona of Clarence Kelvin and takes a job at the Daily Planet while he tries remember his true identity.

Show/hide 2. The Menace of Superman's Fan Mail (Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Labs Logan (villain)

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
John Giunta , inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #35 (March 1959)
The Menace of Superman's Fan Mail!
Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents Wonder Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #13 ([May 1966?])
The Menace of Superman's Fan Mail
 
United States
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #110 (April 1968)
The Menace of Superman's Fan Mail!
 
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #35 ([September 1968])
The Menace of Superman's Fan Mail

Synopsis

A criminal attempts to murder Superman by sending him fan mail with Kryptonite-laced envelopes.

Show/hide 3. The Robot Jimmy Olsen (Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; Lois Lane (cameo)

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Ray Burnley, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #35 (March 1959)
The Robot Jimmy Olsen
Also printed
Australia
All Favourites Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #54 ([May 1966?])
The Robot Jimmy Olsen

Synopsis

Superman lets Jimmy borrow a robot suit with super-powers intended for his 21st birthday present, but then is unable to remove it. When Superman gets called away on an emergency, Jimmy uses the suit to perform heroic deeds around Metropolis.

Show/hide 4. Superman's Enemy (Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; Lois Lane

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Ray Burnley, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #35 (March 1959)
Superman's Enemy!
Also printed
United States
80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #13 (August 1965)
Superman's Enemy
 
Australia
Giant Jimmy Olsen Album (Colour Comics, 1966 series) #1 ([September 1966?])
Superman's Enemy

Synopsis

Superman returns from space with a strange jewel and gives it as a gift to Jimmy. Shortly afterwards, Jimmy begins to treat Superman with contempt and puts their friendship in jeopardy.

Show/hide 5. Lois Lane's Kiss of Death (Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Perry White; Jed Blanton; James Paxton; Pete Malloy

Credits

Writing
Robert Bernstein, scripter
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #7 (February 1959)
Lois Lane's Kiss of Death!
Also printed
United States
Lois Lane Annual (DC, 1962 series) #2 (Summer 1963)
Lois Lane's Kiss of Death!
 
Australia
Giant Lois Lane Album (Colour Comics, 1964 series) #2 ([June 1965?])
Lois Lane's Kiss of Death
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Superman Family (DC, 2006 series) #2 (2008)
Lois Lane's Kiss of Death!

Synopsis

After three men who have kissed Lois die under mysterious circumstances, she develops a reputation of being cursed.

Show/hide 6. When Lois Lane Forgot Superman! (Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Dr. Zweikopfen; 'Killer' King

Credits

Writing
Al Schwartz, scripter [as Alvin Schwartz]
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's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #7 (February 1959)
When Lois Lane Forgot Superman!
Also printed
United States
Showcase Presents: Superman Family (DC, 2006 series) #2 (2008)
When Lois Lane Forgot Superman!

Synopsis

Lois has herself hypnotized to forget Superman ever existed -- but then she falls for Clark Kent.

Show/hide 7. The Girl Who Stole Superman (Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Lana Lang; Superman; Superboy (flashback)

Credits

Writing
Jerry Coleman, scripter
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #7 (February 1959)
The Girl Who Stole Superman
Also printed
United States
80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #3 (September 1964)
The Girl Who Stole Superman
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Superman Family (DC, 2006 series) #2 (2008)
The Girl Who Stole Superman

Synopsis

Lana comes to stay with Lois when she becomes unemployed but Lois is convinced Lana is using her to get to Superman.


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  • 21/11/2003

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