Super Adventure Comic #54

Published
June 1973
Page count
68
Cover price
0.25 AUD
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 Untitled (Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane; Rose and the Thorn) Cover, 1 page

"“Is Superman falling for...her!” “Thorn! Come back! Don't run away from me like this!” An astounding super-length thriller Starring Both Lois & The Thorn!"

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane; Rose and the Thorn
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-353

Credits

Art
Dick Giordano, line art
Text
Gaspar Saladino , letterer
Editing
E. Nelson Bridwell, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #114 (September 1971)
The Foe of 100 Faces
Show/hide 1. The Foe of 100 Faces (Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane; Rose and the Thorn) Comic story, 22 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane; Rose and the Thorn
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-250

Credits

Writing
Robert Kanigher, scripter
Art
Werner Roth, penciller
 
Vince Colletta, inker
 
Murphy Anderson, inker (Superman heads only)
Editing
E. Nelson Bridwell, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #114 (September 1971)
The Foe of 100 Faces

Synopsis

Lois meets Dave Stevens again (issue #106), who is covering a series of protests against a real estate development backed by the 100. Superman and the Thorn both become involved as the 100 plants violent agitators among the protestors, trying to start a riot.

Show/hide 2. Kill--Or Be Killed (Zatanna the Magician) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Zatanna the Magician
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Len Wein, scripter
Art
Gray Morrow, line art
Editing
Joe Orlando, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #415 (February 1972)
Kill -- Or Be Killed
Also printed
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #503 (September 1983)
Kill--or Be Killed
Show/hide 3. The Unwanted Supergirl (Supergirl) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl
Genre
Superhero
Code
W-442
Characters
Mxyzptlk

Credits

Writing
Robert Kanigher, scripter
Art
Win Mortimer, penciller
 
Jack Abel, inker
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #393 (May 1970)
The Unwanted Supergirl!
Also printed
Australia
Kara From Krypton (Murray, 1982?) ([August 1982?])
The Unwanted Supergirl
Show/hide 4. Love Charms Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Non-Fiction

Credits

Writing
Julius Schwartz, scripter
Art
Morris Waldinger, penciller
 
Tom Nicolosi, inker [as Tommy Nicolosi]
Text
Milt Snapinn, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Robert Kanigher, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Wonder Woman (DC, 1942 series) #85 (October 1956)
Love Charms

Synopsis

Newfoundland; Greece; East Indies; England

Show/hide 5. Curious Courtships Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Non-Fiction

Credits

Writing
Julius Schwartz, scripter
Art
Morris Waldinger, penciller
 
Tom Nicolosi, inker
Editing
Robert Kanigher, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Wonder Woman (DC, 1942 series) #153 (April 1965)
Curious Courtships
Show/hide 6. A Tree Grows in Metropolis (Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane) Comic story, 14 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-204

Credits

Writing
Cary Bates, scripter
Art
Werner Roth, penciller
 
Vince Colletta, inker
 
Murphy Anderson, inker (Superman heads)
Text
Ben Oda, letterer
Editing
E. Nelson Bridwell, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #112 (August 1971)
A Tree Grows in Metropolis!

Synopsis

Superman saves an alien tree, the last remaining life-form on its planet, by bringing it to Earth and planting it in Metropolis Park. However, the "tree" is really a female alien who wants Superman for herself, and tries to kill Lois.

Show/hide 7. Face of Fate (Rose and the Thorn) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Rose and the Thorn
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-200

Credits

Writing
Robert Kanigher, scripter
Art
Ross Andru, penciller
 
Mike Esposito, inker
Editing
E. Nelson Bridwell, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #110 (May 1971)
The Face of Fate
Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents Supergirl Comic (Murray, 1977 series) #31 ([November 1978?])
The Mask of Death!
Show/hide 8. Big-M-X from Matchbox Advertisement, 1 page

Details

Printed
1973?
More...
Big-M-X from Matchbox

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Neil A Hansen

AusReprints ID

  • 1293

Entry created

  • 07/02/2004

Cover added

  • 24/09/2014

Index completed

  • 07/02/2004

Last updated

  • 01/07/2015