All Star Adventure Comic #84

Published
December 1973
Page count
52
Cover price
0.20 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
Branding
Planet Comics (1)
 
Planet Comics (1)

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Secret of the Tom Thumb Spacemen Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Code
S-1283

Credits

Art
Michael Wm. Kaluta, line art [as Mike Kaluta]
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #238 (September-October 1972)
The Secret of the Tom Thumb Spacemen!
Show/hide 1. The Secret of the Tom Thumb Spacemen! Comic story, 5.66 pages
Show/hide 2. Bumper Western Comic [20 cent] Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

"Read blazing tales of the old west in Bumper Western Comic. 20c"

Details

Printed
1969 to 1974
Genre
Western
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Bumper Western Comic [20 cent]

Notes

There is a later variation of this advertisement without the price.

Show/hide 3. Our Amazing Universe! (Our Amazing Universe!) Comic story, 1 page

"Regardless of how much a star is magnified by a high-powered telescope, it still remains a mere point of light!"

Featuring

Feature
Our Amazing Universe!
Genre
Fact
Code
S-620

Reprint history

First print
Unknown
Show/hide 4. The Deluge from Space! Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 5. The Biggest Wheel In Town (Plastic Man) Comic story, 24 pages

Featuring

Feature
Plastic Man
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Arnold Drake, scripter
Art
Win Mortimer, line art
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Plastic Man (DC (National), 1966 series) #3 (March-April 1967)
The Biggest Wheel in Town

Notes

This story is composed of 3 parts of 7.5 pages each.

Show/hide 6. All Favourites Comic [Lois Lane] (Superman) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

"Shattering Suspense Can your favourite super heros be destroyed as they fight evil?--Find out in every issue of All Favourites Comic"

Details

Printed
1973 to 1974?
Genre
Superhero
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All Favourites Comic [Lois Lane]

Notes

This advertisement is based on artwork by Vince Colletta (pencils) and Murphy Anderson (inks). Thanks to Spiros for identifying the source information. It becomes obvious that there is an up-side-down building in the image once you know…

Show/hide 7. Tip Top [Batman and Robin] (Batman and Robin) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Don't miss the fabulous adventures of Batman in every issue of Tip Top. On sale everywhere. 20c"

Details

Printed
1973 to 1975?
Genre
Superhero
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Tip Top [Batman and Robin]

Notes

This advertisement is based on artwork by Irv Novick (pencils) and Dick Giordano (inks). Thanks to Spiros Xenos for identifying this source. The source cover was not reprinted in Australia, but the feature story, "Dead… till Proven Alive", is reprinted in Mighty Comic 89.

Show/hide 8. Super Adventure Comic [Justice League] - 25c (Justice League of America) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

"Don't miss the next action packed issue of Super Adventure Album. 25c On sale everywhere."

Details

Printed
1973? to 1974?
Genre
Superhero
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Super Adventure Comic [Justice League] - 25c

Notes

A later version of this advertisement exists without pricing information.

Show/hide 9. S. B. Nicholson (Giants of the Telescope) Comic story, 1 page

"One of the pioneers in radiometric measurements of other planets, Nicholson determined that the temperature of the sun-facing side of mercury is about 350°C"

Featuring

Feature
Giants of the Telescope
Genre
Fact

Credits

Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Mystery in Space (DC, 1951 series) #47 (October 1958)
S. B. Nicholson
Also printed
United States
My Greatest Adventure (DC, 1955 series) #67 (May 1962)
S. B. Nicholson
From GCD
Show/hide 10. The Alien Within Me Comic story, 7.66 pages

Featuring

Code
J-1208

Credits

Art
Alex Toth, line art
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, Associate Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
My Greatest Adventure (DC, 1955 series) #60 (October 1961)
The Alien within Me!
Also printed
Australia
All Favourites Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #48 ([May 1965?])
The Alien Within Me
 
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #196 (November 1971)
The Alien Within Me
 
United States
Showcase Presents: The House of Mystery (DC, 2006 series) #2 (2007)
The Alien Within Me
From GCD
from My Greatest Adventure (DC, 1955 series) #60.
 
from MY GREATEST ADVENTURE #60 (October 1961)
Show/hide 11. Superman Supacomic 25c (Superman) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

"If it's action you want--buy Superman Supacomic. 25c. On sale everywhere."

Details

Printed
1973? to 1974?
Genre
Superhero
More...
Superman Supacomic 25c

Notes

The image is from page 20 of "The Race to the End of the Universe" in The Flash 175 (pencils: Ross Andru, inks: Mike Esposito). This story is reprinted in Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly 37.


Status

This issue includes help from

  • Neil Pollock

AusReprints ID

  • 1328

Entry created

  • 14/02/2004

Cover added

  • 04/09/2011

Index completed

  • 09/01/2006

Last updated

  • 11/09/2011