Colossal Comic #49

Published
May 1969
Page count
164
Cover price
35 cents
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

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

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman

Credits

Art
Neal Adams

Reprint history

Printed in
Action Comics 367, September 1968

Notes

Stories include Superman, Batman & Robin, Johnny Quick, Superboy, Aquaman.

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
Super-hero

Credits

Art
John Sikela
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superboy (Colour Comics Pty. Ltd., 1950 series) #38 ([March 1952?])
Original
Superboy 16, September-October 1951
Show/hide 2. Mutiny Under the Sea (Aquaman) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Script
George Kashdan
Art
Ramona Fradon
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

Original
Adventure Comics 170, November 1951
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
Super-hero

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
John Fischetti
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited), Jack Schiff (actual)

Reprint history

Original
Adventure Comics 176, May 1952
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
Super-hero

Credits

Art
John Sikela
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

Original
Superboy 20, June-July 1952
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
Super-hero

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
Charles Sultan
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited), Jack Schiff (actual)

Reprint history

Original
Adventure Comics 143, August 1949
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
Super-hero

Credits

Script
Alvin Schwartz
Art
John Sikela
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superboy (Colour Comics Pty. Ltd., 1949 series) #20 ([September 1950?])
Original
Adventure Comics 152, May 1950
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
Super-hero

Credits

Pencils
Lew Sayre Schwartz
Inks
Charles Paris
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Batman (The Federal Publishing Company Proprietary Limited, 1982 series) #18 ([December 1985])
Original
Detective Comics 170, April 1951
Show/hide 9. The Statues that Came to Life (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Super-hero
Characters
Lex Luthor

Credits

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

Original
Action Comics 146, July 1950
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
Super-hero

Credits

Script
Bill Finger?
Pencils
Bob Kane
Lew Sayre Schwartz
Inks
?
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited), Jack Schiff (actual)

Reprint history

Original
Detective Comics 174, August 1951
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
Super-hero

Credits

Script
Jack Miller
Art
Ralph Mayo
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

Original
Adventure Comics 167, August 1951
Show/hide 12. Superman's Hall of Trophies (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited), Jack Schiff (Managing Editor), Mort Weisinger, George Kashdan (story editors)

Reprint history

Also printed
United Kingdom
Superman (Colour Comics Pty. Ltd., 1950 series) #32 (November 1952)
Original
Action Comics 164, January 1952
Printed in
Superman 187, June 1966
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
Super-hero

Credits

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
Lew Schwartz
Inks
Charles Paris

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Giant Flash Album (Colour Comics Pty. Ltd., 1966 series) #11 ([January 1974?])
Original
World's Finest Comics 55, December 1951-January 1952
Printed in
DC Special 14, September-October 1971
Show/hide 14. The Man who Bossed Superman (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Steve Brodie?
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, [Jack Schiff, Mort Weisinger]

Reprint history

First print
Superman (DC Comics, 1939 series) #51 (March-April 1948)
The Man Who Bossed Superman
Also printed
Superman (Colour Comics Pty. Ltd., 1950 series) #61 ([September 1952?])
The Man Who Bossed Superman!
 
Three-Dimension Adventures Superman (DC Comics, 1953 series) (1953)
The Man Who Bossed Superman
 
Superman 3-D (DC Comics, 1997 series) ([February] 1998)
The Man Who Bossed Superman
Original
Superman 51, March-April 1948
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
Super-hero
Characters
The Spectre

Credits

Script
Joe Samachson
Art
Ralph Mayo
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

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

Notes

Stories include Superman, Batman & Robin, Johnny Quick, Superboy, Aquaman.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 109

Entry created

  • 21/11/2003

Cover added

  • 21/11/2003

Index completed

  • 19/04/2006

Last updated

  • 11/10/2007