Aquaman Album #3

Published
June 1979
Page count
100
Cover price
0.80 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Murray Publishers
 
Murray Publishers

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

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

""You may have stopped me Aquaman… But you'll still be caught in the Fisherman's net!" Extra! The Creeper takes a Deathwalk!"

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Jim Aparo, line art [signed as JA]
Editing
Joe Orlando, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #447 (September 1976)
Untitled
Show/hide 1. Toxxin's Raiders (Aquaman) Comic story, 48 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Superhero
Code
J-4214

Credits

Writing
Paul Levitz, plotter
 
David Michelinie, scripter (p.1-11)
 
Marty Pasko, scripter (p.12-48)
Art
Jim Aparo, line art
Text
Jim Aparo, letterer
Editing
Joe Orlando, editor

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #448 (November 1976)
Crown, Crisis and Cataclysm
 
United States
Aquaman: Death of a Prince (DC, 2011 series) (May 2011)
Toxxin's Raiders
 
United States
Aquaman: Death of a Prince (DC, 2011 series) (May 2011)
The Manta-Ray Means Murder!
First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #445 (May 1976)
Toxxin's Raiders
 
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #446 (July 1976)
The Manta-Ray Means Murder
 
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #447 (September 1976)
Prelude to Armageddon
From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #445

Notes

Original episodes combined to create one story, with some pages removed or reduce/combined. The title "The Manta-Ray Means Murdur" is still on page 12.

Show/hide 2. The First Frogman! Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fact

Credits

Writing
Robert Kanigher, scripter
Art
Ross Andru, penciller
 
Mike Esposito, inker
Editing
Robert Kanigher, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #28 (September-October 1960)
The First Frogman
Also printed
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #437 (July 1974)
The First Frogman!
From GCD
from Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #28 (September-October 1960)
Show/hide 3. What Lurks Below Buoy 13 Part 1: Hot Potato, Cold War Part 2: Fear Is the Enemy (Batman and Aquaman) Comic story, 18 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman and Aquaman
Genre
Superhero
Code
B-2646

Credits

Writing
Bob Haney, scripter
Art
John Calnan, penciller
 
Jim Aparo, inker
Text
Ben Oda, letterer
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, editor
 
Jack C. Harris, Assistant Editor

Reprint history

Based on
United States
The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #126 (April 1976)
What Lurks Below Buoy 13?
Printed in
Australia
Batman Album (KG Murray, 1976 series) #37 ([August 1977?])
What Lurks Below Buoy 13? Part 1: Hot Potato, Cold War Part 2: Fear Is the Enemy
Show/hide 4. The Sea Devils Vs. The Octopus Man (Sea Devils) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Sea Devils
Genre
Adventure

Credits

Writing
Robert Kanigher, scripter
Art
Russ Heath, line art
Editing
Robert Kanigher, editor

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Sea Devils (DC, 1961 series) #1 (September-October 1961)
The Sea Devils vs. the Octopus Man
This version
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #437 (July 1974)
The Sea Devils vs. the Octopus Man!
Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents Wonder Comic Monthly (KG Murray, 1973 series) #110 ([June 1974])
The Sea Devils vs. the Octopus Man!

Notes

This version of the story has page headers with "Action Super-Spectacular".

Show/hide 5. Batman and Robin [Murray Publishers] (Batman and Robin) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

"Don't miss the fabulous adventures of Batman and Robin. Murray Publishers"

Details

Printed
1979
Genre
Superhero
More...
Batman and Robin [Murray Publishers]

Notes

This image is from the cover of Batman 222, June 1970 (pencils: Irv Novick; inks: Dick Giordano). Thanks to Spiros Xenos for identifying this source.

Show/hide 6. Supergirl [Murray Publishers] (Supergirl) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

"More thrills with Murray Publishers Supergirl in her own magazine!"

Details

Printed
1979
Genre
Superhero
More...
Supergirl [Murray Publishers]

Notes

There was an earlier version of this advertisement without the "Murray Publishers" branding.

Show/hide 7. 7 threats in the 7 Seas! (The Sea Devils) Recap, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Sea Devils
Genre
Adventure
Code
N-1173

Credits

Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #443 (January 1975)
7 Threats in the 7 Seas!

Synopsis

Single-panel recaps of stories from Sea Devils #2-3, 6-9, and 12.

Show/hide 8. The Hunt (Aquaman) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Paul Kupperberg, scripter
Art
Don Newton, penciller
 
Dan Adkins, inker
Text
Milt Snapinn, letterer
Editing
Paul Levitz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #460 (November-December 1978)
The Hunt

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 1153

Entry created

  • 12/01/2004

Cover added

  • 14/10/2011

Index completed

  • 12/01/2004

Last updated

  • 16/06/2019