Superman #152

DC Comics

United States

Published
April 1962
Page count
36
Cover price
0.12 USD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/16871

Credits

Editing
Mort Weisinger

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Robot Master! (Superman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Jimmy Olsen (robot); Lois Lane (robot); Perry White (robot)

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 1. Treasure Chest of Fun (Honor House Prod. Corp.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Honor House Prod. Corp.

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. The Robot Master! (Superman) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Brainiac 5; Chameleon Boy; Cosmic Boy; Lightning Lad; Saturn Girl; Sun Boy; Supergirl] (guest stars); Superman; Lois Lane (robot); Perry White (robot); Jimmy Olsen (robot); Clark Kent (robot); Jor-El (Statue); Lara (Statue)

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein

Synopsis

Superman and Supergirl must figure out who the Robot-Master is, and how did he create robot doubles of Perry White, Lois Lane, Jimmy Olsen, and Clark Kent.

Show/hide 3. Buzzy Asks: "Do You Know Your Neighbors?" (Buzzy) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Buzzy
Genre
Advocacy; teen

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Win Mortimer
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 4. Don't Miss This Super-Spectacular! (Superboy) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Show/hide 5. No title recorded (Little Pete) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Gosh, Mom, do I hafta go to the dentist?"

Featuring

Feature
Little Pete
Genre
Humor; children

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 6. Superbaby Captures the Pumpkin Gang! (Superman) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superbaby (guest star); Pete Ross (baby); Lana Lang (baby); Lex Luthor (baby); Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent; Chief Parker; Pumpkin Gang (villains)

Credits

Script
Leo Dorfman
Art
George Papp

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #52 ([December 1963?])
Superbaby Captures the Pumpkin Gang
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #52 ([December 1963?])
 
United States
The Superman Family (DC, 1974 series) #166 (August-September 1974)
Superbaby Captures the Pumpkin Gang!
 
Australia
Superman Presents Supergirl Comic (KG Murray, 1973 series) #18 ([February 1976?])
Superbaby Captures the Pumpkin Gang
 
United States
Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #3 (April 2007)
Superbaby Captures The Pumpkin Gang!
From GCD
From Superman (DC 1939 series) #152 (April 1962)
Original
Superman 152, April 1962

Synopsis

Superbaby and Officer Parker stop the Pumpkin Gang.

Notes

"An Untold Story of Superman When He Was Superbaby!"

Show/hide 7. No title recorded (Little Pete) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Some rain we had last night!"

Featuring

Feature
Little Pete
Genre
Humor; children

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 8. No title recorded (100 Toy Soldiers) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
100 Toy Soldiers

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 9. No title recorded (Metropolis Mailbag) Letters page, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Metropolis Mailbag

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Letters from Tom Sawyer, Raymond Bowie, Lynda Jeske, John Fiala, Animal Lover, Benny Compere.

Show/hide 10. The TV Trap for Superman! (Superman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; The Anti-Superman Gang (villains); Krypto; Perry White; Superman Robot

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Art
Al Plastino

Synopsis

Two criminals trick Superman into wearing a secret TV camera so they can figure out his secret identity.

Show/hide 11. No title recorded (Bebe) Comic story, 0.67 pages

"This homework is hard!"

Featuring

Feature
Bebe
Genre
Humor; children

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Editing
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 12. Coming... Super-Attractions! (Action Comics; Adventure Comics; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Action Comics; Adventure Comics; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane
Show/hide 13. No title recorded (Best Values Co.) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Best Values Co.

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 14. No title recorded (Frontier Cabin) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Frontier Cabin

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 15. No title recorded (American Body Building Club) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
American Body Building Club

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 16. No title recorded (American Seed Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
American Seed Co.

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from ad in Action Comics #286 and copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 40676

Entry created

  • 25/08/2019

Index completed

  • 25/08/2019

Last updated

  • 25/08/2019