Superman #45

Published
May 1951
Page count
?
Cover price
6d [0-0-6 NZD]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Matte colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide 1. Untitled (Superman) Comic story, 1 page

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
United Kingdom
Superman (KGM, 1950? series) #18 ([September 1951])
Untitled
Show/hide 2. The Son of Superman (Superman) Comic story, 12 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
Australia
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #45 ([May 1951?])
The Son of Superman
 
United Kingdom
Superman (KGM, 1950? series) #18 ([September 1951])
The Son of Superman!

Synopsis

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

Show/hide 3. The Book of Doom (Green Arrow) Comic story, 10 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
United Kingdom
Superman (KGM, 1950? series) #18 ([September 1951])
The Book of Doom!
Show/hide 4. Toyman and the Gadgets of Greed (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Villain: The Toyman, Lois Lane, Jimmy Olsen

Credits

Writing
Don Cameron, scripter
Art
John Sikela, penciller
 
George Roussos, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor
 
(Jack Schiff, editor (Jack Schiff)
 
Mort Weisinger), original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #49 (November-December 1947)
Toyman and the Gadgets of Greed!
Also printed
Australia
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #45 ([May 1951?])
Toyman and the Gadgets of Greed
 
United Kingdom
Superman (KGM, 1950? series) #18 ([September 1951])
Toyman and the Gadgets of Greed!

Synopsis

Superman & Toyman team up to capture the man who is framing him

Notes

inker id by Bob Hughes 12/04


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  • 89618

Entry created

  • 04/07/2021

Cover added

  • 08/08/2022

Last updated

  • 08/08/2022