Superman Presents Supergirl Album #7

KG Murray

Australia.

Published
March 1976
Page count
100
Cover price
40 cents
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
Branding
Planet Comics (2)
 
Planet Comics (2)

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover No title recorded (Supergirl; Black Canary; Zatanna; Green Lantern) Cover, 1 page

"The first Black Canary Tale! Supergirl's Black Magic! Green Lantern Teamed with Zatanna to fight the Warlock!"

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl; Black Canary; Zatanna; Green Lantern
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Bob Oksner, line art [as Bob Oskner]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #416 (March 1972)
 (DC 100-Page Super-Spectacular DC-10)

Notes

Australian composition based on Adventure Comics 416, with Black Canary panel transferred from the back cover, Zatanna (reversed) and Hawkwoman (reversed and reduced) from the back cover. The Green Lantarn/Zatanna panel is from from the cover of Superman 272, February 1974.

Show/hide 1. The Black Magic of Supergirl (Supergirl) Comic story, 13 pages
Show/hide 2. World's Fun-est Puzzle Activity, 0.5 pages

"Each of the phrases listed below is actually the name of one of the heroes shown nere."

Featuring

Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Bob Rozakis, scripter
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #227 (January-February 1975)

Notes

Hero name anagrams, beginning with LACY BANK CAR.

Show/hide 3. The Crimes that Couldn't have Happened (Hawkman (Golden Age)) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Hawkman (Golden Age)
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-561
Characters
The Gentleman Ghost

Credits

Writing
Robert Kanigher, scripter
Art
Joe Kubert, line art
Editing
Sheldon Mayer, editor
 
Julius Schwartz, Story Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Flash Comics (DC, 1940 series) #90 (December 1947)
This version
United States
Wanted. The World's Most Dangerous Villains (DC, 1972 series) #7 (March-April 1973)
Also printed
Australia
The Flash (KG Murray, 1975 series) #142 ([June 1978?])

Synopsis

Hawkman and Hawkgirl decide to disguise themselves as archaeologists to Africa in order to confront their mortal enemy: the Ghost!

Show/hide 4. The Other Side of the World! (Green Lantern Co-Starring Zatanna!) Comic story, 24 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Lantern Co-Starring Zatanna!
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-774

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter
Art
Gil Kane, penciller
 
Sid Greene, inker
Text
Gaspar Saladino, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Green Lantern (DC, 1960 series) #42 (January 1966)
 
United States
Green Lantern (DC, 1960 series) #42 (January 1966)
The Other Side of the World!
This version
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #272 (February 1974)
Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents Supergirl Comic (KG Murray, 1973 series) #13 ([April 1975?])
 
Australia
Green Lantern Album (Murray, 1978? series) #8 ([May 1978?])

Notes

Part 3 of Zatanna's quest to find her father, Zatara

Show/hide 5. Untitled [Tic-Toc Present] Comic story, 0.33 pages

"Happy birthday"

Featuring

Genre
Gags

Credits

Writing
Sergio Aragonés, scripter [as Sergio Aragones]
Art
Sergio Aragonés, line art [as Sergio Aragones]

Notes

This gag is at the bottom of page 40. Beneath it are the answers to the World's Fun-est Puzzle.

Show/hide 6. Untitled [Don't Wake the Baby] Comic story, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Genre
Gags

Credits

Writing
Sergio Aragonés, scripter [as Sergio Aragones]
Art
Sergio Aragonés, line art [as Sergio Aragones]

Notes

This gag is at the bottom of page 46

Show/hide 7. The Supergirl from Krypton (Supergirl) Comic story, 7.66 pages

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-606

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
Al Plastino, line art
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #252 (May 1959)
 
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #252 (May 1959)
The Supergirl from Krypton!
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superman (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #113 ([September 1959?])
 
United States
Superman Annual (DC, 1960 series) #1 ([August] 1960)
 
Australia
Giant Superman Album (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #2 ([September 1962?])
 
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #334 (March 1966)
 
United States
Secret Origins (DC, 1973 series) #2 (April-May 1973)
 
Australia
Giant Supergirl Album (KG Murray, 1974 series) #5 ([March 1974?])
 
Australia
Superman Presents Supergirl Comic (Murray, 1977 series) #27 ([December 1977?])
 
Australia
Superman Presents Supergirl Comic (Murray, 1977 series) #33 ([March 1979?])
 
United States
DC Special Series (DC, 1977 series) #19 (Fall 1979)
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Murray, 1982 series) ([1982?])
 
United States
Superman From the Thirties to the Eighties (Crown, 1983 series) (1983)
 
Australia
Supergirl (Federal, 1985 series) #5 ([October 1983?])
 
United States
Superman in the Fifties (DC, 2002 series) ([September] 2002)
 
United States
Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #Vol. One ([September] 2005)

Synopsis

Superman spies a crashing rocket and discovers his cousin Supergirl. She tells him how Argo City survived the destruction of Krypton and how her father sent her to Earth when the inhabitants of Argo City were threatened by Kryptonite poisoning. Superman sets her up in Midvale Orphanage so she can adjust to life on Earth.

Notes

Origin and first appearance of Supergirl

Show/hide 8. The Black Canary (Johnny Thunder) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Johnny Thunder
Genre
Superhero; humor
Characters
Black Canary [Dinah Drake]

Credits

Writing
Robert Kanigher, scripter
Art
Carmine Infantino, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Editing
Sheldon Mayer, editor
 
Julius Schwartz, Story Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Flash Comics (DC, 1940 series) #86 (August 1947)
Also printed
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #416 (March 1972)
 (DC 100-Page Super-Spectacular DC-10)
 
United States
Black Canary Archives (DC, 2001 series) #Volume 1 ([January] 2001)

Notes

First Appearance of the Black Canary [Dinah Drake] (Golden Age) 1st appearance of the Black Canary.

Show/hide 9. Wonder Woman's Invincible Rival (Wonder Woman) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wonder Woman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Robert Kanigher, scripter
Art
Harry Peter, line art [as Harry G. Peter]
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Robert Kanigher, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Wonder Woman (DC, 1942 series) #56 (November-December 1952)
Also printed
Australia
Wonder Woman Album (KG Murray, 1976 series) #5 ([October 1977?])

Synopsis

Steve tries to prove he's Wonder Woman's equal

Show/hide 10. The Kiss of Death (Supergirl) Comic story, 13 pages
Show/hide 11. Riddle of the Runaway Rockets (Adam Strange) Comic story, 15 pages
Show/hide 12. Star Pointing... Comic story, 0.5 pages

"According to an old superstition that persists to this day, anyone who points a finger at a star..."

Featuring

Genre
Fact
Code
N-1022

Reprint history

First print
United States
Tales of the Unexpected (DC, 1956 series) #57 (January 1961)
Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Album (KGM, 1976 series) #10 ([January 1979?])

Synopsis

Factual information on biting finger superstition; shooting stars and death; and Sioux indian.

Notes

This feature is at the bottom of page 89. the artwork has been trimmed to make this reprint slightly less than half a page.


Notes

Australian composition based on Adventure Comics 416, with Black Canary panel transferred from the back cover, Zatanna (reversed) and Hawkwoman (reversed and reduced) from the back cover. The Green Lantarn/Zatanna panel is from from the cover of Superman 272, February 1974.

Status

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AusReprints ID

  • 1188

Entry created

  • 15/01/2004

Cover added

  • 29/10/2005

Index completed

  • 22/11/2010

Last updated

  • 22/11/2010