Champions of Justice

Published
1982
Page count
100
Cover price
0.95 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Magazine size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic
Branding
Murray Comics (Black)
 
Murray Comics (Black)

Credits

Editing
, editor

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Show/hide Cover Untitled (Justice League of America) Cover, 1 page

"What unholy ritual is about to take place between the Super-Villains and the JLA?"

Featuring

Feature
Justice League of America
Genre
Superhero
Code
C-982
Characters
Justice League of America [Superman (Earth-1); Wonder Woman (Earth-1); Batman (Earth-1); Zatanna; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Elongated Man; Black Canary; Flash [Barry Allen]; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Green Arrow (Earth-1); Red Tornado]; Secret Society of Super-Villains [The Wizard; Floronic Man [Jason Woodrue]; Blockbuster; Star Sapphire; Reverse-Flash]

Credits

Art
Dick Dillin, penciller
 
Dick Giordano, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Ross Andru, original editor
Management
Joe Orlando, original Managing Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #168 (July 1979)
No title recorded
Show/hide 1. The Long Way Home (Justice League of America) Comic story, 32 pages

Featuring

Feature
Justice League of America
Genre
Superhero
Code
J-5871
Characters
Justice League of America [Superman (Earth-1); Batman (Earth-1); Wonder Woman (Earth-1); Black Canary [Dinah Laurel Lance]; Green Arrow (Earth-1); Flash [Barry Allen]; Red Tornado [John Smith]; Elongated Man [Ralph Dibny]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Zatanna]; Secret Society of Super-Villains [Reverse-Flash [aka Professor Zoom, Eobard Thawne]; The Wizard; Star Sapphire [Camille]; Floronic Man [Jason Woodrue]; Blockbuster [Mark Desmond]] (villains); Justice Society of America [Dr. Mid-Nite [Charles McNider]; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Dr. Fate [Kent Nelson]; Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Huntress [Helena Wayne]] (all flashback); Zatara; Sindella; Traya (image)

Credits

Writing
Gerry Conway, scripter
Art
Dick Dillin, penciller
 
Frank McLaughlin, inker
Text
Ben Oda, letterer
Editing
Ross Andru, original editor
Management
Joe Orlando, original Managing Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #166 (May 1979)
The Long Way Home
 
United States
Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #167 (June 1979)
The League That Defeated Itself

Notes

The splash page from Justice League of America 167, June 1979, has been reduced to a single (small) panel and included in the second page of the original story.

Show/hide 2. The Last Great Switcheroo (Justice League of America) Comic story, 16 pages

Featuring

Feature
Justice League of America
Genre
Superhero
Code
J-5947
Characters
Justice League of America [Superman (Earth-1); Batman (Earth-1); Wonder Woman (Earth-1); Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Zatanna; Green Arrow (Earth-1); Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Black Canary [Dinah Laurel Lance]; Flash [Barry Allen]; Elongated Man [Ralph Dibny]; Red Tornado [John Smith]]; Secret Society of Super-Villains [Blockbuster [Mark Desmond]; Reverse-Flash [aka Professor Zoom, Eobard Thawne]; Floronic Man [Jason Woodrue]; The Wizard; Star Sapphire [Camille]]; Mr. Sloane (cameo); Ultraa (cameo)

Credits

Writing
Gerry Conway, scripter
Art
Dick Dillin, penciller
 
Frank McLaughlin, inker
Text
Ben Oda, letterer
Editing
Ross Andru, original editor
Management
Joe Orlando, original Managing Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #168 (July 1979)
The Last Great Switcheroo

Synopsis

The Justice League finally catches up with the body swapping Secret Society of Super-Villains.

Notes

Panels omitted from story, and edited.

Show/hide 3. If, At First, You Don't Succeed… (The Flash) Comic story, 17 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Flash
Genre
Superhero
Code
J-6436
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Trickster [Giovanni Giuseppe; alias James Jesse]; Mack Nathans; Troy Nathans; Frank Curtis; Fiona Webb

Credits

Writing
Cary Bates, scripter
Art
Don Heck, penciller
 
Frank Chiaramonte, inker
Text
Ben Oda, letterer
Editing
Len Wein, original editor
Management
Joe Orlando, original Managing Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Flash (DC, 1959 series) #285 (May 1980)
If, at First, You Don't Succeed...!
Show/hide 4. Hawkman (JLA Databank Dossier) Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Feature
JLA Databank Dossier
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Hawkman, Hawkgirl (origin); The Man-Hawks; Commissioner Emmett; Batman; Superman; Green Lantern; Wonder Woman; The Flash; Matter Master; The Gentleman Ghost; The Shadow Thief; Hyathis; Adam Strange; Alanna; Kanjar Ro

Credits

Writing
Bob Rozakis, scripter
Art
Eduardo Barreto, penciller [as Ed Barretto]
 
Dave Simons, inker
Text
Shelly Leferman, letterer
Editing
Jack C. Harris, original editor [as Jack Harris]

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #261 (February-March 1980)
Hawkman

Notes

This feature is a 'fact file' on Hawkman and Hawkgirl's career.

Show/hide 5. Alone (Hawkman) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Hawkman
Genre
Superhero
Code
J-5834
Characters
Adam Strange (cameo); Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Hawkgirl [Shayera Hol]; Alanna; The Red Tornado [John Smith]

Credits

Writing
J. M. DeMatteis, scripter
Art
Ken Landgraf, penciller
 
Armando Gil, inker
Text
Todd Klein, letterer
Editing
Jack C. Harris, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #264 (August-September 1980)
Alone!
Show/hide 6. All the Bits and Pieces of My Life (Red Tornado) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Red Tornado
Genre
Superhero
Code
J-7232
Characters
Red Tornado [John Smith]

Credits

Writing
Gerry Conway, scripter
Art
José Delbo, penciller [as Jose Delbo]
 
Joe Giella, inker
Text
Todd Klein, letterer
Editing
Jack C. Harris, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #269 (June-July 1981)
All The Bits and Pieces of My Life
Show/hide 7. The Race Is In the Running (Green Arrow) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero
Code
J-5414
Characters
Green Arrow; Speedy (flashback)

Credits

Writing
Gerry Conway, scripter
Art
Trevor Von Eeden, penciller [as Trevor von Eeden]
 
Vince Colletta, inker
Text
Clem Robins, letterer
Editing
Jack C. Harris, original editor
Management
Joe Orlando, original Managing Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #254 (December 1978-January 1979)
The Race Is in the Running
Also printed
Australia
Super Action Album (Murray, 1980 series) #17 ([November 1980?])
I Die Screaming

Notes

Story concludes on the inside back cover.


Status

This issue includes help from

  • Neil A Hansen

AusReprints ID

  • 1418

Entry created

  • 25/05/2004

Cover added

  • 25/05/2004

Index completed

  • 25/05/2004

Last updated

  • 15/09/2019