Superman Supacomic #63

Published
November 1964
Page count
100
Cover price
2/- [0-2-0 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Brainiac and Luther Team Up to Destroy Superman! (Superman) Cover, 1 page

""Luthor, I should have the right to kill Superman! I made him tiny with my shrinking ray!" "No Brainiac, I should have the honor! I took away his super-powers with this serum!" There has never been a menace like this! Brainiac and Luthor team up to destroy Superman!"

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
George Klein, inker

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #167 (February 1964)
Brainiac and Luthor Team Up to Destroy Superman!
Show/hide 1. The Team of Luthor and Brainiac: The Deadly Duo (Part 1) (Superman) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Ed Hamilton, scripter [as Edmond Hamilton]
 
Cary Bates, plotter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
George Klein, inker
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Synopsis

Lex Luthor escapes prison and discovers the existence of Brainiac.

Notes

The cover idea and plot that led to this story was submitted by Cary Bates as a teen age fan.

Show/hide 2. The Team of Luthor and Brainiac: The Downfall of Superman (part 2) (Superman) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Ed Hamilton, scripter [as Edmond Hamilton]
 
Cary Bates, plotter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
George Klein, inker
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #167 (February 1964)
The Downfall of Superman! [The Team of Luthor and Brainiac! part 2]
Also printed
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #245 (December 1971-January 1972)
The Team of Luthor and Brainiac!
 
Australia
Superman Presents Tip Top Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #86 ([June 1972])
The Team of Luthor and Brainiac Part 2: The Downfall of Superman

Synopsis

Lex Luthor releases Brainiac from prison, re-programs him, and teams with him to shrink Superman.

Show/hide 3. The Team of Luthor and Brainiac: The Hour of Kandor's Vengeance (part 3) (Superman) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Ed Hamilton, scripter [as Edmond Hamilton]
 
Cary Bates, plotter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
George Klein, inker
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #167 (February 1964)
The Hour of Kandor's Vengeance! [The Team of Luthor and Brainiac! part 3]
Also printed
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #245 (December 1971-January 1972)
The Team of Luthor and Brainiac!
 
Australia
Superman Presents Tip Top Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #86 ([June 1972])
The Team of Luthor and Brainiac Part 3: The Hour of Kandor's Vengeance

Synopsis

With the help of the Kandorians, Superman turns the tables on Luthor and Brainiac.

Show/hide 4. The Fallen Idol of Gotham City (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 15 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Sheldon Moldoff, penciller [as Bob Kane]
 
Joe Giella, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #330 (August 1964)
The Fallen Idol of Gotham City!
Also printed
United States
Batman: The Dynamic Duo Archives (DC, 2003 series) #Volume 1 ([February] 2003)
The Fallen Idol of Gotham City!
Show/hide 5. Batman's Great Face-Saving Feat (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder (The Mystery Analysts of Gotham City)) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder (The Mystery Analysts of Gotham City)
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Ed Herron, scripter [as France Herron]
Art
Sheldon Moldoff, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #164 (June 1964)
Batman's Great Face-Saving Feat!
Also printed
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #27 ([November 1973?])
Batman's Great Face-Saving Feat
 
United States
Batman: The Dynamic Duo Archives (DC, 2003 series) #Volume 1 ([February] 2003)
Batman's Great Face-Saving Feat!

Notes

This is the first story featuring the Mystery Analysts of Gotham City, an Earth-One counterpart of the Analysts--an Earth-Two Gotham City mystery-solving group whose membership included Green Lantern (Alan Scott) and who appeared in several issues of Green Lantern (1st series).

Show/hide 6. Clark Kent, Class Cheat (Superboy (A Hall of Fame Classic)) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy (A Hall of Fame Classic)
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
George Papp, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #66 (July 1958)
Clark Kent, Class Cheat

Synopsis

Clark deliberately starts flunking tests so he can break a ring of cheaters in his school.

Show/hide 7. Krypto's Catastrophe (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Krypto

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #114 (July 1964)
Krypto's Catastrophe!

Synopsis

While Superboy is away, Mxyzptlk pulls pranks on Krypto, including giving a cat, kryptonite claws.

Show/hide 8. Untitled (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
John Sikela, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #61 (December 1957)
The Shrinking of Superboy
Show/hide 9. The Menace of Dream Girl (part 1) (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Ed Hamilton, scripter [as Edmond Hamilton]
Art
John Forte, line art
Text
Milt Snapinn, letterer [as Milton Snapinn]
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #317 (February 1964)
Part I: The Menace of Dream Girl!

Synopsis

Dream Girl joins the Legion and insists Lightning Lass be expelled when she loses her powers and demands Triplicate Girl be court-martialled for accusing her of causing Lightning Lass to lose her power.

Show/hide 10. The Menace of Dream Girl: The Doom of the Legion (part 2) (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Ed Hamilton, scripter [as Edmond Hamilton]
Art
John Forte, line art
Text
Milt Snapinn, letterer [as Milton Snapinn]
Editing
Nicola Cuti, editor

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #502 (August 1983)
Part II: The Doom of the Legion!
First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #317 (February 1964)
Part II: The Doom of the Legion!

Synopsis

Dream Girl has more Legionnaires expelled, in order to prevent her prediction of their deaths. The prediction proves false, Dream Girl leaves and the others are reinstated


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 1241

Entry created

  • 26/01/2004

Cover added

  • 29/05/2005

Index completed

  • 26/01/2004

Last updated

  • 19/08/2014