Adventure Comics #6

Published
July 1980
Page count
100
Cover price
0.90 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Murray Comics (Red)
 
Murray Comics (Red)

Credits

Editing
, editor

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Show/hide Cover Untitled (Deadman; The Flash; Aquaman; Justice Society of America) Cover, 1 page

"Flash in "Who's Invading Central City?" Deadman primed for action!!! Aquaman in "Ice Pact!""

Featuring

Feature
Deadman; The Flash; Aquaman; Justice Society of America
Genre
Superhero
Code
C-156
Characters
Justice Society of America [JSA; Dr. Fate; Huntress [Helena Wayne]; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Power Girl; Hawkman [Carter Hall]] (all inset); Deadman; Aquaman; The Flash [Barry Allen]

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Jim Aparo, line art [signed]
Colours
Tatjana Wood, colourist
Text
Joe Letterese, letterer
Editing
Joe Orlando, original Managing Editor
 
Ross Andru, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #465 (September-October 1979)
No title recorded
Show/hide 1. Who Is Invading Central City! (The Flash) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Flash
Genre
Superhero
Code
J-6036
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]

Credits

Writing
Cary Bates, scripter
Art
Don Heck, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Text
Ben Oda, letterer
Editing
Joe Orlando, original Managing Editor
 
Ross Andru, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #465 (September-October 1979)
Who Is Invading Central City!

Synopsis

The Flash picks up telepathic warnings about invaders. When he tracks down the source, it turns out to be dolphins talking about criminal divers.

Notes

The title has an exclamation mark rather than a question mark.

Show/hide 2. What Makes a Corpse Cry? (Deadman) Comic story, 17 pages

Featuring

Feature
Deadman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Deadman [Boston Brand]; Rama Kushna; Tiny; Liz Martin; Rocky Manzel; Paul

Credits

Writing
Carmine Infantino, plotter
 
Jack Miller, scripter (script)
Art
Neal Adams, line art
Text
Milt Snapinn , letterer
Editing
Jack Miller, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #207 (December 1967)
What Makes a Corpse Cry?
Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents Tip Top Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #36 ([April 1968?])
What Makes a Corpse Cry?
 
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #226 (November-December 1974)
What Makes a Corpse Cry?
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (KG Murray, 1974 series) #200 ([June 1976?])
What Makes a Corpse Cry?

Synopsis

While trying to find his killer, Boston Brand checks on Rocky Manzel who once threatened to kill him. Boston stops Rocky and his band of counterfeiters.

Show/hide 3. Ice Pact (Aquaman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Superhero
Code
C-443
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Professor Graen (villain); Helga (villain); Nazis (villains); Mera; Dr. Vulko

Credits

Writing
Bob Rozakis, scripter
Art
Don Newton, penciller
 
Dan Adkins, inker
Text
Shelly Leferman, letterer
Editing
Joe Orlando, original Managing Editor
 
Ross Andru, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #465 (September-October 1979)
Ice Pact

Synopsis

Aquaman encounters an undersea society descended from Nazis who want to take over Atlantis.

Show/hide 4. The Quest for the Stolen Soul! (Wonder Woman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wonder Woman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman; Steve Howard (dead); Morgan Tracy; Pluto; an image of Aphrodite

Credits

Writing
Jack C. Harris, scripter
Art
Jack Abel, line art
Text
Milt Snapinn, letterer
Editing
Paul Levitz, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #460 (November-December 1978)
The Quest For the Stolen Soul
Show/hide 5. First Encounter (Starman) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Starman
Genre
Superhero
Code
J-6357
Characters
Starman [Prince Gavyn] (intro); Oswin; Jediah Rikane; Merria; Mn'Torr

Credits

Writing
Paul Levitz, scripter
Art
Steve Ditko, penciller
 
Romeo Tanghal, inker
Text
Gaspar Saladino, letterer
Editing
Joe Orlando, original Managing Editor
 
Len Wein, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #467 (January 1980)
First Encounter

Synopsis

Starman is briefly captured by Oswin and rescues Jediah Rikane.

Notes

This story is a reprint of the first appearance of Earth-One Starman

Show/hide 6. A Choice of Destinies (The Huntress) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Huntress
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Huntress; Roger Demarest; Arthur Cranston; Councilman Gresham

Credits

Writing
Paul Levitz, scripter
Art
Joe Staton, penciller
 
Bob Layton, inker
Text
Todd Klein, letterer
Editing
Al Milgrom, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman Family (DC, 1975 series) #18 (June-July 1978)
A Choice of Destinies
Also printed
United States
Huntress: Darknight Daughter (DC, 2006 series) (2006)
A Choice of Destinies
Show/hide 7. Untitled (Plastic Man) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Plastic Man
Genre
Superhero
Code
J-6291
Characters
Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian] (origin); Woozy Winks; Carlton Canary [Yellowbelly]

Credits

Writing
Len Wein, scripter
Art
Joe Staton, penciller
 
Bob Smith, inker
Text
Ben Oda, letterer
Editing
Paul Levitz, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #467 (January 1980)
Carlton Canary

Synopsis

Plastic Man and Woozy Winks are asked to make sure the snitch Carlton Canary gets to police custody safely.

Show/hide 8. Countdown to Disaster (Justice Society of America) Comic story, 16 pages

Featuring

Feature
Justice Society of America
Genre
Superhero
Code
J-6068
Characters
Justice Society of America [JSA; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Flash [Jay Garrick]; Power Girl; Huntress [Helena Wayne]; Dr. Fate; Mr. Terrific (cameo)]; Inza Nelson

Credits

Writing
Paul Levitz, scripter
Art
Joe Staton, penciller
 
Dave Hunt, inker
Text
Milt Snapinn, letterer
Editing
Joe Orlando, original Managing Editor
 
Ross Andru, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #465 (September-October 1979)
Countdown to Disaster!

Synopsis

The JSA must find a deadly capsule containing a poisonous substance that could kill millions if released. The capsule is eventually recovered off a stray dog just as it's about to release its toxins and contained by Fate, who had been interrupted off of a crucial spell which was to save a person's life. Mr. Terrific arrives at story's end reminding everyone he was present to attend the annual JLA/JSA meeting.

Show/hide 9. 100 Stamps Free Special Introductory Offer! (Oxford Stamp Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Oxford Stamp Co.
Code
MPB Y80

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, photographer
Text
, typeset

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 12

Entry created

  • 21/11/2003

Cover added

  • 04/03/2020

Index completed

  • 21/11/2003

Last updated

  • 04/03/2020