Colossal Comic #40

Published
February 1967
Page count
164
Cover price
3/6 [0-3-6 AUP]; 0.35 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (Superman and Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Hart Amos, line art

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Show/hide 1. The Seven Secrets of Superman (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages
Show/hide 2. The Secret Weapons of the Crimesmith (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 12 pages
Show/hide 3. Superman's Super-Boners (Superman) Comic story, 10 pages
Show/hide 4. The Return of Killer Moth (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger, scripter
 
Bob Kane, scripter (figures only)
Art
Lew Schwartz, penciller
 
Charles Paris, inker
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

Also printed
United Kingdom
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #35 (May 1953)
Original
Batman 64, April-May 1951
Show/hide 5. Superman Meets Pocahontas (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
Bill Woolfolk, scripter [as William Woolfolk]
Art
Al Plastino, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

Also printed
United Kingdom
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #35 (May 1953)
 
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #35 ([September 1968])
Original
Superman 77, July-August 1952
Show/hide 6. The Batman of Yesterday (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger, scripter
Art
Lew Schwartz, penciller
 
Bob Kane, penciller (figures only)
 
Charles Paris, inker
Text
Pat Gordon, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #79 (October-November 1953)
The Batman of Yesterday!
Also printed
United Kingdom
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #45 ([March 1954?])
The Batman of Yesterday
 
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #45 ([March 1954])
The Batman of Yesterday
Original
Batman 79, October-November 1953
Show/hide 7. Superman's Blackout (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Art
Al Plastino, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

Original
World's Finest Comics 61, November 1952
Show/hide 8. Outlaw Town (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
David Vern, scripter [as David Vern Reed]
Art
Dick Sprang, penciller
 
Charles Paris, inker
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #23 ([1971?])
 (Outlaw Town, U.S.A.)
Original
Batman 75, February-March 1953
Show/hide 9. Silver Gloves Sellout (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Colossal Comic Annual (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #nn [1] ([August 1956?])
Original
Adventure Comics 134, November 1948
Show/hide 10. Exiled from the Sea (Aquaman) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
John Daly, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Colossal Comic Annual (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #nn [1] ([August 1956?])
Original
Adventure Comics 134, November 1948
Show/hide 11. Superboy! Telegraph Boy! (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Art
John Sikela, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Mammoth Comic Annual (KGM, 1956? series) ([December 1956?])
Original
Adventure Comics 139, April 1949)
Show/hide 12. The Man Who Owned The Sea (Aquaman) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
John Daly, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #139 (April 1949)
The Man Who Owned the Sea
Also printed
Australia
Superboy Comics (Color Comics, 1949 series) #12 ([January 1950?])
The Man Who Owned the Sea
Original
Adventure Comics 139, April 1949
Show/hide 13. Around the World in 80 Minutes (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 10 pages
Show/hide 14. My Strangest Manhunt Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Adventure (action)

Credits

Art
Jim Mooney, line art

Reprint history

Original
My Greatest Adventure 5, September-October 1955
Show/hide 15. Marooned in the Deep (Aquaman) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
John Daly, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #138 (March 1949)
Printed in
Australia
Superboy Comics (Color Comics, 1949 series) #10 ([November 1949?])
Marooned in the Deep
Also printed
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #41 ([May 1967?])
Original
Adventure Comics 138, March 1949
Show/hide 16. I Found Captain Kid's Treasure Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Adventure (action)

Credits

Art
Nick Cardy , line art

Reprint history

Original
My Greatest Adventure 3, May-June 1955
Show/hide 17. The Water World Comic story, 6 pages

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Spiros Xenos

AusReprints ID

  • 1350

Entry created

  • 05/04/2004

Cover added

  • 05/04/2004

Index completed

  • 13/01/2012

Last updated

  • 13/01/2012