Action Comics #228

DC Comics

United States

Published
May 1957
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/13506

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Jack Schiff (managing)
Mort Weisinger, George Kashdan (assistants)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Superman's Super-Skyscraper (Superman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman

Credits

Art
Al Plastino
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Jack Schiff (managing)
Mort Weisinger, George Kashdan (assistants)

Notes

No text story in this issue. Just a two page list of contest winnes.

Show/hide 1. Superman's Super-Skyscraper (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Jay Amery (villain); Superman Museum; Jonathan Kent (cameo); Martha Kent (cameo)

Credits

Script
Ed Hamilton?
Art
Al Plastino

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Century the 100 Page Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #22 ([March 1958?])

Notes

writer id by Bob Hughes 12/06?

Show/hide 2. Untitled (Quick Quiz) Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Quick Quiz
Genre
Fact

Credits

Script
H. T. Elmo
Art
H. T. Elmo
Show/hide 3. Untitled (Varsity Vic) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Varsity Vic
Genre
Teen; humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 4. The Gorilla King of the Jungle (Congo Bill) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Congo Bill
Genre
Jungle
Characters
Congo Bill; Janu; Kongorilla (not the later character)

Credits

Art
Howard Sherman

Synopsis

A former Hollywood animal star, Kongorilla is being returned to the jungle, but his former trainer tries to prove the ape has human intelligence.

Show/hide 5. Untitled (Lionel and His Lions) Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Lionel and His Lions
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 6. Space Dreams for Sale (Tommy Tomorrow) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tommy Tomorrow
Genre
Science fiction
Characters
Tommy Tomorrow; Brent Wood

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
Jim Mooney

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Hundred Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #13 ([October 1957?])
Space Dreams for Sale
Show/hide 7. A Date With Effie Public service announcement, 1 page

Notes

No text story in this issue. Just a two page list of contest winnes.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 45318

Cover added

  • 14/04/2010

Index completed

  • 14/04/2010