All Star Adventure Comic #38

Published
April 1966
Page count
84
Cover price
0.20 AUD; 2/- [0-2-0 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Captive of the Giant Raindrops! Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Howard Purcell, line art
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Tales of the Unexpected (DC, 1956 series) #92 (December 1965-January 1966)
Captive of the Giant Raindrops!
Show/hide 1. Captive of the Giant Raindrops Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Howard Purcell, line art
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Tales of the Unexpected (DC, 1956 series) #92 (December 1965-January 1966)
Captive of the Giant Raindrops!

Synopsis

Aliens use giant raindrops to capture Earthlings, but it turns out that they are really capturing disguised alien spies with evil plans.

Show/hide 2. Challenge of the Heap (Prince Ra-Man, Mind Master) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Prince Ra-Man, Mind Master
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Bob Haney, scripter
Art
Bernard Baily, line art
Text
Stan Starkman, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Secrets (DC, 1956 series) #75 (November-December 1965)
Challenge of the Heap!

Synopsis

Escaped convict Karl Varner is mysteriously transformed into the Heap, a super-strong creature that Prince Ra-Man must stop.

Notes

Story is in 2 segments: 7.67 pages and 3.67 pages.

Show/hide 3. The Desert Robbers! (Tim Holt) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tim Holt
Genre
Western-Frontier

Credits

Art
Frank Bolle, line art
Editing
Raymond C. Krank, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Tim Holt (Magazine Enterprises, 1948 series) #40 (February-March 1954)
The Desert Robbers!
Also printed
United States
Best of the West (AC, 1998 series) #36 ([June] 2003)
The Desert Robbers
Show/hide 4. The World of the Jabberwock Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
E. Nelson Bridwell, scripter
Art
George Roussos, line art
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Mystery in Space (DC, 1951 series) #104 (December 1965)
The World of the Jabberwock
Show/hide 5. The Riddle of the Tin Soldiers Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy

Credits

Art
Bill Ely, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Gang Busters (DC, 1947 series) #38 (February-March 1954)
The Double-Cross!
Show/hide 6. The Man Who Dared to Die (The Green Glob) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Green Glob
Genre
Fantasy

Credits

Art
George Roussos, line art
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Tales of the Unexpected (DC, 1956 series) #92 (December 1965-January 1966)
The Man Who Dared to Die!

Synopsis

The Green Glob provides Brian Desmond with a second chance to acquire an other-dimensional charm said to bring good fortune, but when he discovers that his good fortune always causes trouble for others, he relinquishes it.

Show/hide 7. The Battling Bartons (Bobby Benson's B-Bar-B Riders) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Bobby Benson's B-Bar-B Riders
Genre
Western-Frontier

Credits

Art
Dick Ayers, penciller
 
Ernie Bache, inker
Text
Dick Ayers, letterer
Editing
Raymond C. Krank, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Bobby Benson's B-Bar-B Riders (Magazine Enterprises, 1950 series) #18 (January-February 1953)
The Battling Bartons!
Show/hide 8. H-Hour for a Hurricane-Hunter Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Howard Purcell, line art
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #184 (January 1966)
H-Hour for a Hurricane Hunter

Synopsis

While Matt Harwood is tracking a hurricane for the U.S. Weather Bureau, he encounters a gang of crooks in a dirigible, using the cloud cover to hide from the authorities.

Show/hide 9. The Jack of all Crimes Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Crime

Credits

Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Ray Burnley , inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Gang Busters (DC, 1947 series) #38 (February-March 1954)
The Jack of All Crimes!
Show/hide 10. Ultra the Multi-Alien (Ultra, the Multi-Alien) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Ultra, the Multi-Alien
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
David Wood , scripter [as Dave Wood]
Art
Lee Elias, line art
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Mystery in Space (DC, 1951 series) #103 (November 1965)
Ultra, the Multi-Alien
Also printed
United States
Pulp Fiction Library: Mystery in Space (DC, 1999 series) ([September] 1999)
Ultra the Multi-Alien

Synopsis

Four aliens blast Captain Ace Arn with a weird ray at the same time, transforming him into four alien beings all at the same time, with four separate weird powers, one in each limb.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 1454

Entry created

  • 05/06/2004

Cover added

  • 08/08/2014

Index completed

  • 25/10/2005

Last updated

  • 08/08/2014