All Star Adventure Comic #8

Published
March 1961
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

Credits

Editing
, editor

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Show/hide Cover The Target and the Targeteers (The Target and the Targeteers) Cover, 1 page

"100 Pages! Featuring the Target and the Targeteers"

Featuring

Feature
The Target and the Targeteers
Genre
Superhero

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Printed in
Blue Bolt Comics 110 ? (Star Publications)

Notes

Could be from Target Comics (Novelty Press Inc)

Show/hide 1. Untitled (The Target and the Targeteers) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Target and the Targeteers
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Bob Wood , scripter
Art
Bob Wood , line art
Editing
David Adams , editor

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Original
Target Comics ?
Show/hide 2. They Wait in the Shadows Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Bob Forgione, penciller
 
Jack Abel, inker

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Original
Journey Into Unknown Worlds 47, July 1956
Show/hide 3. The Village that Cried (Come With Us into an Unknown World) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Come With Us into an Unknown World
Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Syd Shores, line art

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Original
Journey into Unknown Worlds 42, February 1956
Show/hide 4. Mental Block Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Bob Forgione, penciller
 
Jack Abel, inker

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Original
Journey into Unknown Worlds 42, February 1956
Show/hide 5. Untitled (Bull's-Eye Bill) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Bull's-Eye Bill
Genre
Western-Frontier

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Original

Notes

Another part of this story is in Climax Adventure Comic 1. Could be from Target Comics.

Show/hide 6. The Iron Men Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Vic Carrabotta, penciller

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Original
Journey Into Unknown Worlds 47, July 1956

Notes

This story is followed by a full page advertisement: The Mystery Book Guild.

Show/hide 7. Untitled (Muggy-Doo, Boy Cat) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Muggy-Doo, Boy Cat
Genre
Anthropomorphic-Funny Animals

Credits

Art
Irv Spector , line art

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Original
Muggy-Doo, Boy Cat ?
Show/hide 8. The Girl Who Vanished (Come With Us into an Unknown World) Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Feature
Come With Us into an Unknown World
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Syd Shores, line art

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Original
Journey Into Unknown Worlds 47, July 1956
Show/hide 9. Untitled (The White Rider and Super Horse) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
The White Rider and Super Horse
Genre
Western-Frontier

Credits

Art
Bill Brady , line art

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Original
Blue Bolt Comics ?
Show/hide 10. No Escape Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Genre
Adventure
Code
J-459

Credits

Writing
Carl Wessler , scripter
Art
Mac Pakula, line art [signed as Mac L. Pakula]
Text
, letterer
Editing
Stan Lee, original editor

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First print
United States
Journey into Unknown Worlds (Western [Atlas/Marvel], 1951 series) #47 (July 1956)
No Escape  (J-450)

Notes

Possible Wessler script per bibliography in Robin Snyder's The Comics v28#5, May 2017. The title is the same, but the dates do not match; it may be a similar title used earlier.

Show/hide 11. Spacehawk and the Blazing Death (Spacehawk) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Spacehawk
Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
Basil Wolverton, scripter
Art
Basil Wolverton, line art
Editing
Stanley Beaman, editor

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Based on
United States
Target Comics (Novelty Press, 1940 series) #Vol. 3 No. 3 (May 1942)
Printed in
Australia
Blue Bolt (Jubilee, 1953? series) #2 ([1953?])
Spacehawk and the Blazing Death
Original
Target Comics Vol 3 No. 3, May 1942
Show/hide 12. The Strangers (Come With Us into an Unknown World) Comic story, 3 pages

Featuring

Feature
Come With Us into an Unknown World
Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Herb Familton, line art

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Original
Journey Into Unknown Worlds 47, July 1956

Notes

This story is followed by a full page advertisement: Adventurers Club

Show/hide 13. Untitled (The Phantom Sub) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Phantom Sub
Genre
War

Credits

Writing
Bill O'Connor , scripter
Art
Ben Flinton , line art

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Original
Blue Bolt Comics ?
Show/hide 14. My Neighbor's Secret Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy-Supernatural

Credits

Art
Jack Kirby, penciller
 
George Klein , inker
Editing
Stan Lee, editor

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Original
Journey Into Mystery 55, November 1959
Show/hide 15. A World There Was (Come With Us into an Unknown World) Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Feature
Come With Us into an Unknown World
Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
George Roussos, line art

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Original
Journey Into Unknown Worlds 47, July 1956
Show/hide 16. Untitled (Fearless Fellers) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Fearless Fellers
Genre
Children

Credits

Art
Joe Donohoe, line art [signed]

Notes

From Blue Bolt or Humdinger (Novelty / Premium / Curtis).

Show/hide 17. The Man-Hunters (Come With Us into an Unknown World) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Come With Us into an Unknown World
Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Jim Mooney, line art

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Original
Journey Into Unknown Worlds 42, February 1956
Show/hide 18. Untitled (Elmer the Elk and Junior) Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Elmer the Elk and Junior
Genre
Anthropomorphic-Funny Animals

Credits

Art
Irv Spector , line art

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Original
Muggy-Doo, Boy Cat ?
Show/hide 19. What Lurks Out There (Come With Us into an Unknown World) Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Feature
Come With Us into an Unknown World
Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Bob Powell, line art

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Original
Journey Into Unknown Worlds 42, February 1956
Show/hide 20. Life or Death (Come With Us into an Unknown World) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Come With Us into an Unknown World
Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Bob Brown, line art

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Original
Journey Into Unknown Worlds 42, February 1956

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 1451

Entry created

  • 05/06/2004

Cover added

  • 15/06/2017

Index completed

  • 30/08/2005

Last updated

  • 16/09/2019