Climax Adventure Comic #2

Published
May 1963
Page count
100
Cover price
2/- [0-2-0 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
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/577747

Credits

Editing
, editor

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Show/hide Cover Untitled Cover, 1 page

"100 pages!"

Featuring

Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Based on
Explorer Joe (Ziff-Davis, 1951 series) #2 — Eric the Red (page 4)
Show/hide 1. Eric the Red (Explorer Joe) Comic story, 7 pages
Show/hide 2. Falling Fire! (Tor in the World of 1,000,000 Years Ago) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tor in the World of 1,000,000 Years Ago
Genre
Jungle

Credits

Writing
Joe Kubert, scripter
Art
Joe Kubert, line art
 
Joe Kubert , inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Joe Kubert, editor
 
Norman Maurer, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Tor (St. John, 1953 series) #5 (October 1954)
Falling Fire!
Also printed
Australia
Climax Adventure Comic (Sport Magazine, 1968 series) #8 (November 1969)
Falling Fire

Notes

Inks possibly not by Kubert.

Show/hide 3. Silent Witness (Charlie Chan) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Charlie Chan
Genre
Adventure

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Charlie Chan (Charlton, 1955 series) #7 (August 1955)
Silent Witness
Show/hide 4. Terror Rules The Jungle (Wild Boy) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wild Boy
Genre
Jungle

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Paul Parker, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Jerry Siegel, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Wild Boy (Ziff-Davis, 1951 series) #12 [3] (August-September 1951)
Terror Rules The Jungle!
Also printed
Australia
Climax Adventure Comic (Sport Magazine, 1968 series) #7 ([November 1968?])
Terror Rules The Jungle

Synopsis

Latour has a mad desire to escape with a fortune in precious gems, but he did not reckon with Wild Boy.

Show/hide 5. Courageous Coward (Wonder Boy) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wonder Boy
Genre
Adventure
Characters
Kitty Kelly (airplane hostess)

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Ruth Roche, original editor
 
S. M. Iger, original Art Director

Reprint history

First print
United States
Wonder Boy (Farrell, 1955 series) #18 (July 1955)
The Courageous Coward!
Also printed
Australia
Climax Adventure Comic (KG Murray, 1974 series) #17 ([July 1975?])
The Courageous Coward

Notes

"A Wonder Boy Special!"

Show/hide 6. Untitled (Tor in the World of 1,000,000 Years Ago) Comic story, 4 pages

"Since the very beginning of the world, one of the worst evil and base acts that one man could do against another has been Murder!"

Featuring

Feature
Tor in the World of 1,000,000 Years Ago
Genre
Jungle

Credits

Writing
Joe Kubert, scripter
Art
Joe Kubert, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Joe Kubert, editor
 
Norman Maurer, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Tor (St. John, 1953 series) #5 (October 1954)
Untitled
Show/hide 7. Primates (Jungle Facts) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Jungle Facts
Genre
Non-Fiction

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
August Froehlich , line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
John Mitchell, editor [credited as John C. Mitchell]
Management
J. F. Byrne, Managing Editor [credited]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Jungle Comics (Fiction House, 1940 series) #119 (November 1949)
Primates
Also printed
Australia
Climax Adventure Comic (KG Murray, 1974 series) #20 ([May 1976?])
Primates

Synopsis

Trivia about several primate species.

Show/hide 8. Jungle Traps (Jungle Lore) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Jungle Lore
Genre
Non-Fiction

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Mike Peppe , line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
, original editor

Notes

Possibly from Jungle Comics 85, January 1947, although that story is 2 pages.

Show/hide 9. The Talking Stone Face (Charlie Chan) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Charlie Chan
Genre
Detective-Mystery

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Charlie Chan (Charlton, 1955 series) #7 (August 1955)
The Talking Stone Face!
Show/hide 10. Untitled (King of the Congo) Comic story, 6 pages

"Again and again, the mysterious raiders had struck and looted the rich ivory laden caravans."

Featuring

Feature
King of the Congo
Genre
Adventure

Credits

Writing
, scripter [as Nils Van Duren]
Art
Kurt Caesar, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Seymour Schneid, editor [as Seymour S. Schneid]
Management
J. F. Byrne, Managing Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Rangers Comics (Fiction House, 1941 series) #52 (April 1950)
No title recorded
Show/hide 11. The Devil a Monk Would Be (Explorer Joe) Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 12. The Ice-Age Men (Wild Boy) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wild Boy
Genre
Jungle

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
John Prentice, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Jerry Siegel, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Wild Boy (Ziff-Davis, 1951 series) #12 [3] (August-September 1951)
The Ice-Age Men!
Also printed
Australia
Climax Adventure Comic (Sport Magazine, 1968 series) #7 ([November 1968?])
The Ice-Age Men

Synopsis

Out of the prehistoric age they came to reconquer their ancient domain.

Show/hide 13. Untitled (Wambi, The Jungle Boy) Comic story, 6 pages

"If you had as many ears and if Tawn and I had many toungues as there are leaves on the tallest Balboa tree in the jungle, still we could not teach you all the jungle's secretes in a crocodiles lifetime..."

Featuring

Feature
Wambi, The Jungle Boy
Genre
Jungle

Credits

Writing
, scripter [as Roy L. Smith]
Art
Henry Kiefer, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
J. F. Byrne, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Wambi, Jungle Boy (Fiction House, 1942 series) #18 (Winter 1952-1953)
Untitled
Also printed
Australia
Super Giant (KG Murray, 1974 series) #14 ([March 1975?])
Untitled
Show/hide 14. Redheaded Renegade (Texas Rangers in Action) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Texas Rangers in Action
Genre
Western-Frontier
Code
S1629

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Dick Giordano, penciller
 
Vince Alascia, inker
Text
, letterer
Management
Al Fago, Executive Editor [as Alfred V. Fago]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Texas Rangers in Action (Charlton, 1956 series) #7 (April 1957)
The Redheaded Renegade
Also printed
Australia
Climax Adventure Comic (Sport Magazine, 1968 series) #8 (November 1969)
Redheaded Renegade
Show/hide 15. Jungle Terror Tests (Wambi, The Jungle Boy) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wambi, The Jungle Boy
Genre
Jungle

Credits

Writing
, scripter [as Roy L. Smith]
Art
Henry Kiefer, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
J. F. Byrne, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Wambi, Jungle Boy (Fiction House, 1942 series) #18 (Winter 1952-1953)
Untitled [Jungle Terror Tests]
Also printed
Australia
Climax Adventure Comic (KG Murray, 1974 series) #17 ([July 1975?])
Jungle Terror Tests

Synopsis

The vizier brings two cousins to the jungle to test them. The winner becomes the new ruler.

Notes

This could be a reprint from Jungle Comics. Vizier is misspelled throughout as vizer.

Show/hide 16. Trick Ending (Charlie Chan) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Charlie Chan
Genre
Detective-Mystery

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Charlie Chan (Charlton, 1955 series) #7 (August 1955)
Trick Ending!
Show/hide 17. Untitled (Bunk Downe) Comic story, 1 page

"I tell you fellers.. We're in dangerous territory! There are savage Indians in these parts!"

Featuring

Feature
Bunk Downe
Genre
Humour; Western-Frontier

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
, original editor

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Ringo (Sport Magazine, 1967 series) #9 ([September 1969?])
Bunk Downe

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Spiros Xenos

AusReprints ID

  • 1439

Entry created

  • 04/06/2004

Cover added

  • 23/02/2014

Index completed

  • 15/06/2009

Last updated

  • 08/05/2021