Superman Supacomic #64

Published
December 1964
Page count
100
Cover price
2/- [0-2-0 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size (180mm x 260mm)
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Square bound
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Nightmare Ordeal of Superman! (Superman) Cover, 1 page

""This caveman stole my costume… and now he's clobbering me! I was the strongest man on Earth, but on this planet of a red sun, I am the weakest! Featuring "The Nightmare Ordeal of Superman!""

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
George Klein, inker
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #171 (August 1964)
The Nightmare Ordeal of Superman!
Show/hide 1. The Nightmare Ordeal of Superman (Superman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Ed Hamilton, scripter [as Edmond Hamilton]
Art
Al Plastino, line art
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Synopsis

Superman ends up on a planet under a red sun and loses his superpowers. A caveman strikes him down and steals the Superman suit -- Superman, who was once the strongest man alive, is now the weakest! Eventually, Superman is rescued by his friends Jimmy Olsen and Lois Lane, who have arrived from Earth in a spaceship.

Show/hide 2. Superman's Mission For President Kennedy! (Superman) Comic story, 10 pages
Show/hide 3. The Curse of Magic! (Superman) Comic story, 6.6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Jerry Siegel, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
George Klein, inker
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #171 (August 1964)
The Curse of Magic!
Show/hide 4. How Superman Has Tricked Mr. Mxyzptlk (Superman) Text article, 0.4 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Text
, typeset
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #171 (August 1964)
How Superman Has Tricked Mr. Mxyzptlk

Notes

This feature is beneath an advertisement between pages four and five of "The Curse of Magic!"

Show/hide 5. Museum of Mixed-Up Men! (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 23.6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Elongated Man

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter
Art
Carmine Infantino, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Text
Gaspar Saladino, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #331 (September 1964)
Museum of Mixed-Up Men!
Also printed
United States
Batman: The Dynamic Duo Archives (DC, 2003 series) #Volume 1 ([February] 2003)
Museum of Mixed-Up Men!
 
United States
Showcase Presents The Elongated Man (DC, 2006 series) #Vol. One ([July] 2006)
Museum of Mixed-Up Men!

Synopsis

Batman and Robin team up with the Elongated Man investigate mysterious happenings at a museum.

Notes

This story has three chapters. The final part page of chapter 3 has been padded out to a full page, mainly with white space.

Show/hide 6. Untitled (Scienti-Fact) Comic story, 0.4 pages

"Phobos, one of the 2 moons of mars, orbits around the planet in 7 1/2 hours…"

Featuring

Feature
Scienti-Fact
Genre
Non-Fiction

Credits

Writing
Julius Schwartz , scripter
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #331 (September 1964)
Phobos

Synopsis

Information on Mars and the orbit of its satellites, Phobos and Deimos.

Notes

This feature is at the end of chapter 2 of "Museum of Mixed-Up Men"

Show/hide 7. Untitled (Professor Eureka) Comic story, 1 page
Show/hide 8. A Rendezvous With Robbery! (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Ed Herron, scripter [as France Herron]
Art
Sheldon Moldoff, penciller [as Bob Kane]
 
Joe Giella, inker
Text
Gaspar Saladino, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #166 (September 1964)
A Rendezvous with Robbery!
Also printed
United States
Batman: The Dynamic Duo Archives (DC, 2003 series) #Volume 1 ([February] 2003)
A Rendezvous with Robbery!

Synopsis

Patricia Powell is hoping this is the time she finally meets Bruce Wayne, but things go awry when someone robs the Wayne Estate.

Notes

The last half page of this story has been extended to a full page, mainly with additiona white space.

Show/hide 9. Part I The Raid from the Phantom Zone! (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

Writing
Jerry Siegel, scripter
Art
George Papp, line art
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #114 (July 1964)
The Raid from the Phantom Zone! [The Raid from the Phantom Zone!]

Synopsis

The Superboy Revenge Squad sends Superboy a giant box of Red K and he opens it. The Red K causes Superboy to release the Phantom Zone prisoners.

Show/hide 10. Part II Farewell to Planet Earth! (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

Writing
Jerry Siegel, scripter
Art
George Papp, line art
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #114 (July 1964)
Farewell to Planet Earth! [The Raid from the Phantom Zone!]

Synopsis

Superboy dreams the Revenge Squad makes him destroy the Earth.

Show/hide 11. The Mutiny of the Legionnaires! Part I (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) #318 (March 1964)
Part I: The Mutiny of the Legionnaires!
Also printed
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #503 (September 1983)
The Mutiny of the Legionnaires
 
United States
The Legion of Super-Heroes Archives (DC, 1991 series) #3 (1993)
Part I: The Mutiny of the Legionnaires
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Legion of Super-Heroes (DC, 2007 series) #1 ([April] 2007)
The Mutiny of the Legionnaires!

Synopsis

During a rescue mission, stress gets to Sun Boy, who sets the rest of the Legionnaires adrift in a lifeboat.

Show/hide 12. Part II The Castaway Legionnaires! (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) #318 (March 1964)
Part II: The Castaway Legionnaires!
Also printed
United States
The Legion of Super-Heroes Archives (DC, 1991 series) #3 (1993)
Part II: The Castaway Legionnaires

Synopsis

The castaway Legionnaires find their way back to the rescue ship, now piloted by a catatonic Sun Boy.

Show/hide 13. This Wonderful World Atlas [only 6/-!] Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Special offer 50% off. … Magazine Services Ltd., 142 Clarence St., Sydney."

Details

Printed
1965
More...
This Wonderful World Atlas [only 6/-!]

Notes

In February 1962, Publishers Holdings (KG Murray) acquired the Scientific Magazines Publishing Company Pty. Ltd., a long established company producing automobile technical manual that also exported its products to the United Kingdom and United States.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 1242

Entry created

  • 26/01/2004

Cover added

  • 23/07/2015

Index completed

  • 26/01/2004

Last updated

  • 03/04/2017