Colossal Comic #49

Published
May 1969
Page count
164
Cover price
0.35 AUD
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

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (Supergirl) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman

Credits

Art
Neal Adams, line art
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, original Assistant Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #367 (September 1968)
The Menace of Superman's Speed!
Show/hide 1. The Strange Costumes of Superboy (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
John Sikela, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #16 (September-October 1951)
The Strange Costumes of Superboy!
Also printed
Australia
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #38 ([March 1952?])
The Strange Costumes of Superboy

Synopsis

Lana promises to eat Superboy's cape if he can prove he's not Clark Kent.

Show/hide 2. Mutiny Under the Sea (Aquaman) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
George Kashdan, scripter
Art
Ramona Fradon, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #170 (November 1951)
Mutiny Under the Sea
Show/hide 3. Superboy's New Parents (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
John Fischetti, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #176 (May 1952)
Superboy's New Parents
Show/hide 4. Superboy's Safety Code (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger , scripter
Art
John Sikela, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #20 (June-July 1952)
Superboy's Safety Code!

Synopsis

Superboy starts a safety club for bicycle riders, but Mel Blake thinks his bike is too cool to have safety equipment.

Show/hide 5. The Runaway Formula (Johnny Quick and His Magic Formula) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Johnny Quick and His Magic Formula
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
Charles Sultan, 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) #143 (August 1949)
The Runaway Formula
Show/hide 6. Superboy Hunts for a Job (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Al Schwartz, scripter [as Alvin Schwartz]
Art
John Sikela, 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) #152 (May 1950)
Superboy Hunts for a Job
Also printed
Australia
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1949 series) #20 ([September 1950?])
Superboy Hunts For a Job

Synopsis

Clark goes to Metropolis during school vacation to try to figure out what he wants to be when he grows up.

Show/hide 7. The Jungle Batman (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 12 pages
Show/hide 8. The Flying Dutchman II (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Lew Schwartz, penciller [as Lew Sayre Schwartz]
 
Charles Paris, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #170 (April 1951)
The Flying Dutchman II!
Also printed
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #18 ([November 1951])
The Flying Dutchman II
 
United States
Batman Archives (DC, 1990 series) #8 ([June] 2012)
The Flying Dutchman II!
Show/hide 9. The Statues That Came to Life (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lex Luthor

Credits

Writing
Bill Woolfolk, scripter
Art
Wayne Boring, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #146 (July 1950)
The Statues That Came to Life!
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #32 (November 1952)
The Statues That Came to Life
Show/hide 10. The Park Avenue Kid (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger , scripter
Art
Bob Kane, penciller
 
Lew Schwartz, penciller [as Lew Sayre Schwartz]
 
, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #174 (August 1951)
The Park Avenue Kid!
Also printed
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #18 ([November 1951])
The Park Avenue Kid
Show/hide 11. The Super-Speed Swindles (Johnny Quick and His Magic Formula) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Johnny Quick and His Magic Formula
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Jack Miller, scripter
Art
Ralph Mayo, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #167 (August 1951)
The Super-Speed Swindles
Also printed
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #18 ([November 1951])
The Super-Speed Swindles!
Show/hide 12. Superman's Hall of Trophies (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Bill Woolfolk, scripter
Art
Wayne Boring, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, original Story Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Story Editor
Management
Jack Schiff, original Managing Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #164 (January 1952)
Superman's Hall of Trophies
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #32 (November 1952)
Superman's Hall of Trophies
 
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #187 (June 1966)
Superman's Hall of Trophies!

Notes

Reveals lost secrets of Krypton.

Show/hide 13. The Bird Sayings Crimes (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Bill Woolfolk, scripter
Art
Bob Kane, penciller (Batman & Robin figures)
 
Lew Schwartz, penciller [as Lew Sayre Schwartz]
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #55 (December-January 1952)
The Bird Sayings Crimes
Also printed
Australia
Giant Flash Album (KG Murray, 1974? series) #11 ([1974?])
The Bird Sayings Crimes!
Show/hide 14. The Man who Bossed Superman (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Steve Brodie , inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor
 
Jack Schiff, original Assistant Editor
 
Mort Weisinger, original Assistant Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #51 (March-April 1948)
The Man Who Bossed Superman
Also printed
Australia
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #61 ([September 1952?])
The Man Who Bossed Superman!
 
United States
Three-Dimension Adventures Superman (DC, 1953 series) (1953)
The Man Who Bossed Superman
 
United States
Superman 3-D (DC, 1997 series) ([February] 1998)
The Man Who Bossed Superman
Show/hide 15. The Spectre's Magic Formula (Johnny Quick and His Magic Formula) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Johnny Quick and His Magic Formula
Genre
Superhero
Characters
The Spectre

Credits

Writing
Joe Samachson, scripter
Art
Ralph Mayo, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #150 (March 1950)
The Spectre's Magic Formula
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #24 ([March 1952])
The Spectre's Magic Formula

Notes

The Spectre has his own magic formula: 7B(67A)Q89.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 109

Entry created

  • 21/11/2003

Cover added

  • 21/11/2003

Index completed

  • 19/04/2006

Last updated

  • 04/09/2019