Colossal Comic #12

Published
January 1960
Page count
148
Cover price
3/6 [0-3-6 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
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 Untitled (Superman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Hart Amos, line art
Show/hide 1. Achilles versus Superman (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
Ed Hamilton, scripter [as Edmond Hamilton]
Art
Wayne Boring, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
All Favourites Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #53 ([March 1966?])
Original
Superman 63, March-April 1950
Show/hide 2. The Case of the 48 Jokers (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
Art
Dick Sprang, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

Original
Batman 55, October-November 1949
Show/hide 3. The Mystery of the Seven Sea Statues (Aquaman) Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 4. The Holiday Hijackers (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 10 pages
Show/hide 5. The King of Magic (Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Ray Burnley, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
All Favourites Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #65 ([March 1968?])
Original
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen 6, July-August 1955
Show/hide 6. The Black Diamond (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Art
Lew Schwartz, penciller
 
Bob Kane, penciller
 
Charles Paris, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

Original
Batman 58, April-May 1950
Show/hide 7. The Prankster Picks a Partner (Superman) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
Bill Woolfolk, scripter
Art
Al Plastino, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

Original
Superman 56, January-February 1949
Show/hide 8. The Runaway Rocket (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
Curt Swan, penciller
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #34 (July 1954)
The Runaway Rocket
Printed in
Australia
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #68 ([September 1954])
The Runaway Rocket
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #68 ([October 1954])
 
United Kingdom
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #68 ([October 1954])
The Runaway Rocket
Original
Superboy 34, July 1954
Show/hide 9. Devil's Island in Space (Captain Comet) Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 10. The Toyman's Castle (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages
Show/hide 11. The Hide and Seek Mystery (Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 12. CinemAntics (CinemAntics) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
CinemAntics
Genre
Gags
Show/hide 13. The Ship of Crime (Captain Compass) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Captain Compass
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Art
Joe Certa, line art

Reprint history

Printed in
World's Finest Comics 63, March-April 1953

Notes

Originally scheduled for Star Spangled Comics 131 before the series became Star Spangled War Stories.

Show/hide 14. Superboy Meets the Mummer (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

Writing
Don Cameron, scripter
Art
John Sikela, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

Original
Adventure Comics 148, January 1950
Show/hide 15. The Case of the Vanishing Arrow (Green Arrow) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Arrow
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Art
George Papp, line art
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #46 ([August 1968])
Original
World's Finest Comics 59, July-August 1952
Show/hide 16. Daffy & Doodle (Daffy & Doodle) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daffy & Doodle
Genre
Gags

Credits

Art
Lit-Win, line art

Notes

Daffy & Doodle featured in early Action Comics.

Show/hide 17. 100 Pieces of Kryptonite (Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 18. Casey the Cop (Casey the Cop) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Casey the Cop
Genre
Gags

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Show/hide 19. Shorty (Shorty) Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Shorty
Genre
Gags

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Show/hide 20. Little Pete (Little Pete) Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Little Pete
Genre
Gags

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Show/hide 21. The Flags of Crime (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

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

Credits

Art
John Sikela, line art
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor

Reprint history

Original
Superboy 8, May-June 1950

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Anthony Revill
  • Spiros Xenos

AusReprints ID

  • 1379

Entry created

Cover added

Index completed

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