Superman #47
(July-August 1947)

DC, 1939 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1947-04-30
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth; Jack Schiff (uncredited); Mort Weisinger (uncredited)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched (squarebound #183, 187, 193, 197, 202, 207, 212, 217, 222, 227, 245, 252, 272, 278, 284)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Reprints
Keywords
bowling pins; juggling

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Kodak / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Toyman's Castle! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Don C. Cameron
Pencils
Ira Yarbrough
Inks
Stan Kaye ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; The Toyman [Winslow Schott] (villain)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

writer credit by Martin O'Hearn; inker credit by Bob Hughes

Dave Ferriss (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Jack Treddle Gets Hero's Medal (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Another Jim Wise Real-Life Sports Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Susie Reforms! (Table of Contents: 5)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Don C. Cameron
Pencils
Ira Yarbrough
Inks
Stan Kaye ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Susie Tompkins; Tambu (villain, introduction); Kadir (villain, introduction); Crawley (villain, introduction); Lois Lane; Perry White

Indexer Notes

writer credit by Martin O'Hearn; inker credit by Bob Hughes

Kid Pep Rescues a Steeplejack! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Kellogg's Pep / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

The Adventures of Sam Spade; Wildroot Cream-Oil / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Tide Squeeze (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script
Don Carter
Letters
typeset

Superman's Secret Message (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Supermen of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Columbia / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Outwitting the Kidnappers (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

"U. S." Royal; U. S. Bike Tires / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Superman's Unlucky Day! (Table of Contents: 12)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Ira Yarbrough
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Perry White; Lois Lane
Synopsis
Superman has a BAD day!
Reprints

Indexer Notes

writer credit by Martin O'Hearn; inker id by Bob Hughes

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Spalding / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

The Kids / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Phil Berube (signed)
Pencils
Phil Berube (signed)
Inks
Phil Berube (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I like cake, too!!
Genre
children

Superman's Secret Message (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Supermen of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Post's Grape-Nuts / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Dapper Jack's Dream (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Famous Sport Flops; Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Captain Tootsie Saves the School Party (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Kodak
  3. 2. The Toyman's Castle!
    Superman
  4. 3. Dave Ferriss
    Wheaties
  5. 4. Jack Treddle Gets Hero's Medal
    Another Jim Wise Real-Life Sports Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes
  6. 5. Susie Reforms!
    Superman
  7. 6. Kid Pep Rescues a Steeplejack!
    Kellogg's Pep
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    The Adventures of Sam Spade; Wildroot Cream-Oil
  9. 8. Tide Squeeze
  10. 9. Superman's Secret Message
    Supermen of America
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Columbia
  12. 11. Outwitting the Kidnappers
    "U. S." Royal; U. S. Bike Tires
  13. 12. Superman's Unlucky Day!
    Superman
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Spalding
  15. 14. ["I like cake, too!!"]
    The Kids
  16. 15. Superman's Secret Message
    Supermen of America
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Post's Grape-Nuts
  18. 17. Dapper Jack's Dream
    Famous Sport Flops; Thom McAn
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
  20. 19. Captain Tootsie Saves the School Party
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll
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