Super Adventure Comic #14

Published
August 1951
Page count
28
Cover price
8d [0-0-8 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Matte colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Credits

Editing
, editor

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Show/hide Cover Untitled (Superman, Batman, Superboy) Cover, 1 page

"With Superman Batman Superboy"

Featuring

Feature
Superman, Batman, Superboy
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Win Mortimer, line art

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #50 (February-March 1951)
Untitled

Notes

Some issues appear to have colouring variations on the roof of Superboy's car.

Show/hide 1. Superman's Super-Magic Show (Superman) Comic story, 11 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

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

Reprint history

Original
Action Comics 151, December 1950

Notes

vs. the Prankster, Luthor and Mr Mxyztplk. Original story is 12 page. The reprint is a full size reproduction to page 10, with pages 11 and 12 half size and sideways, two-up.

Show/hide 2. The Man Behind the Red Hood (Batman) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin Joker (as the Red Hood, origin)

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger, scripter
Art
Lew Schwartz, penciller [as Bob Kane]
 
Win Mortimer, penciller (Robin figure on splash)
 
George Roussos, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited] (credited editor editor)
 
Jack Schiff, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #168 (February 1951)
The Man Behind the Red Hood!
Also printed
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #213 (July-August 1969)
The Man Behind the Red Hood!
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #20 ([May 1970?])
The Man Behind the Red Hood
 
United States
Batman from the Thirties to the Seventies (Crown, 1971) #73-168329 (October 1971)
The Man behind the Red Hood!
 
United States
Limited Collectors' Edition (DC, 1972 series) #C-39 (October-November 1975)
The Man Behind the Red Hood!
 
United States
The Greatest Joker Stories Ever Told (DC, 1988 series) (1988 [February 1989])
The Man Behind the Red Hood
 
United States
Stacked Deck: The Greatest Joker Stories Ever Told (Longmeadow Press, 1990 series) (November 1990)
The Man Behind the Red Hood
 
United States
Batman Archives (DC, 1990 series) #8 ([June] 2012)
The Man Behind the Red Hood!

Synopsis

Batman is invited to be a guest instructor for a class on criminology at State University, and, since the students are making such good progress, he decides to use them to try and solve a case he never could concerning a criminal known as the Red Hood.

Notes

The splash page to "The Man Behind The Red Hood!" is full size, with the rest of the story reproduced half size and sideways, two up.

Show/hide 3. Superboy vs. Silent Fox (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
John Sikela, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #33 ([October 1951?])
 
Australia
Superman Presents Wonder Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #12 ([April 1966?])
Original
Adventure Comics 164, May 1951

Notes

Story reproduced half size and sideways, "two up".

Show/hide 4. Untitled (Professor Pry The Wise Guy) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Professor Pry The Wise Guy
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Lloyd Piper, scripter
Art
Lloyd Piper, line art

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Show/hide 5. Untitled (Farm Frolics) Comic story, 1 page

"Howdy, son!!"

Featuring

Feature
Farm Frolics
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Ted Widocks, scripter [signed as Widocks]
Art
Ted Widocks, line art [signed as Widocks]
Text
Ted Widocks, letterer [signed as Widocks]

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Spiros Xenos

AusReprints ID

  • 1446

Entry created

  • 05/06/2004

Cover added

  • 31/03/2018

Index completed

  • 05/06/2004

Last updated

  • 16/09/2019