Adventure Comics #1

Published
October 1979
Page count
100
Cover price
80 cents
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
Branding
Murray Publishers
 
Murray Publishers

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"If you buy only one comic this month--this must be the one! a fabulous first issue--launching the most exciting new comic of the decade! The Elongated Man cracks the $1,000 fortune cookie mystery! Plus The last battle--Darkseid's showdown with the New Gods!"

Featuring

Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Lantern; The Flash; Wonder Woman; Deadman; The Elongated Man; Darkseid

Credits

Art
Jim Aparo
Letters
Todd Klein

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #459 (September-October 1978)
Show/hide 1. The Crimson Comets of Fallville High (The Flash) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Flash
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Irv Novick
Inks
Frank McLaughlin
Letters
Gaspar Saladino
Editing
Paul Levitz

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #459 (September-October 1978)
Show/hide 2. Murder Haunts the Midway (Deadman) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Deadman
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Script
Len Wein
Art
Jim Aparo
Letters
Jim Aparo
Editing
Paul Levitz

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #459 (September-October 1978)
 
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #460 (November-December 1978)
 (The Canvas Inferno)

Notes

Titles, but no pages of art, removed to merge stories.

Show/hide 3. The Call of the Cosmos (Green Lantern) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Lantern
Genre
Super-hero
Job code
J-5360

Credits

Script
Cary Burkett
Art
Joe Staton
Letters
Ben Oda
Editing
Paul Levitz

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #459 (September-October 1978)
Show/hide 4. Orion of the New Gods (The New Gods) Comic story, 25 pages

Featuring

Feature
The New Gods
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Don Newton
Inks
Augie Scotto
Letters
Ben Oda
Editing
Paul Levitz

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #459 (September-October 1978)
 (Climax of Chaos)
 
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #460 (November-December 1978)
 (Pursuit to Eternity)

Notes

Titles, but no pages of art, removed to merge stories.

Show/hide 5. The Case of the Fortune Cookie Fortune (The Elongated Man) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Elongated Man
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Script
Len Wein, Paul Levitz, Mike Gold, Ann Delary-Gold, Steve Mitchell
Pencils
George Ruppert
Inks
Bruce Patterson
Letters
Clem Robins
Editing
Paul Levitz

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #459 (September-October 1978)
Show/hide 6. A Nightmare to Remember (The Flash and Golden Age Flash (Jay Garrick)) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Flash and Golden Age Flash (Jay Garrick)
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Irv Novick
Inks
Frank McLaughlin
Letters
Ben Oda
Editing
Paul Levitz

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #460 (November-December 1978)
Show/hide 7. The Shark's Dark Demand (Wonder Woman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wonder Woman
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Script
Jack C. Harris
Pencils
Jack Abel
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Letters
Shelly Leferman
Editing
Paul Levitz

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #459 (September-October 1978)

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 11

Entry created

  • 21/11/2003

Cover added

  • 22/11/2003

Index completed

  • 22/11/2003

Last updated

  • 27/12/2009