Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly #15

Published
July 1966
Page count
84
Cover price
0.20 AUD; 2/- [0-2-0 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size (180mm x 270mm)
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

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (The Flash) Cover, 1 page

""Oh Barry--How could you?" "Flash! Why did you do it..? Why? Why?" A book length spectacular…"The Super-Hero Who Betrayed the World!""

Featuring

Feature
The Flash
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Carmine Infantino, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Flash (DC, 1959 series) #156 (November 1965)
The Super-Hero Who Betrayed The World!
Show/hide 1. The Super-Hero Who Betrayed the World! (The Flash) Comic story, 24 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Flash
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Carmine Infantino, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Flash (DC, 1959 series) #156 (November 1965)
The Super-Hero Who Betrayed the World!

Synopsis

Aliens from the planet Gyr come to Earth to capture Flash to power their time machine.

Notes

This story is in three parts - 11 pages, 9 pages and 4 pages. The final page of each part has been extended from 2/3 page mainly with white space to fill the entire page.

Show/hide 2. The Man Who Died 100 Times! (Immortal Man) Comic story, 16 pages

Featuring

Feature
Immortal Man
Genre
Superhero

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #185 (February 1966)
The Man Who Died 100 Times!

Synopsis

The immortal man uses two more of his lives to stop a criminal who has stolen a magical helmet which gives him fantastic powers.

Notes

This story is a reprint of the second Immortal Man story, although the feature and character are not named. The first story was in Strange Adventures #177 and was reprinted in Australia in Superman Presents Wonder Comic Monthly (K. G. Murray, 1965 series) #5. The story is in two parts: 9 pages and 7 pages. The final page of each part has been extended from 2/3 page with white or black space to fill the entire page.

Show/hide 3. Manhunter, World's Greatest Clown (J'onn J'onzz, Manhunter from Mars) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
J'onn J'onzz, Manhunter from Mars
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Jack Miller, scripter
Art
Joe Certa, line art
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #157 (March 1966)
Manhunter, World's Greatest Clown!

Synopsis

Professor Hugo uses his mind control machine to force J'onn J'onzz to perform in a circus.

Notes

Artwork on the final page of this story has been extended from 2/3 page with white space to fill the entire page.

Show/hide 4. Bring Back A Prisoner--Alive (Tomahawk) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tomahawk
Genre
Western-Frontier

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger, scripter
Art
Fred Ray, line art
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Tomahawk (DC, 1950 series) #102 (January-February 1966)
Bring Back a Prisoner--Alive!

Synopsis

Tomahawk must bring Black Wolf back to camp, but it is Tomahawk that will struggle to stay alive unless he has one final trick..

Show/hide 5. The Man Who Hated Money (The Elongated Man) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Elongated Man
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter
Art
Carmine Infantino, penciller
 
Sid Greene, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #347 (January 1966)
The Man Who Hated Money!

Synopsis

Ralph must capture a criminal who steals and then destroys the money he has taken, but it is a hoax by disk jockey Flip Phillips to promte his new song, "The Man Who Hated Money"..

Show/hide 6. Untitled (Scienti-Fact) Comic story, 0.33 pages

"The strange shadow effects of Saturn visible on its rings are a mystery to astronomers."

Featuring

Feature
Scienti-Fact
Genre
Non-Fiction
Code
[S-576]

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
E. J. Reese, line art (sketch of Saturn)
Text
, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original editor

Reprint history

Based on
Australia
Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #15 (July 1966)
Untitled
First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #332 (October 1964)
Scienti-Fact
Also printed
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #227 (November-December 1970)
Scienti-Fact
 
Australia
Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #80 (December 1971)
Scienti-Fact

Synopsis

Theories about the strange shadow effects on Saturn's rings.

Notes

This feature reports that the image is a "sketch of Saturn, by American Astronomer E. J. Reese". This printing does not include a job number and is probably sourced from the original printing.

Show/hide 7. Cap's Hobby Center (Cap's Hobby Center) Comic story, 1 page

"Oh boy! What swell models!"

Featuring

Feature
Cap's Hobby Center
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer
Editing
Robert Kanigher, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
G.I. Combat (DC, 1957 series) #115 (December 1965-January 1966)
"Oh boy! What swell models!"
Show/hide 8. The Human Target (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Ed Hamilton, scripter [as Edmond Hamilton]
Art
Sheldon Moldoff, penciller
 
Charles Paris, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #201 (November 1953)
The Human Target
Also printed
United Kingdom
Batman (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #54 ([November 1954?])
Human Target
 
Australia
Colossal Comic Annual (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #2 ([April 1957])
Human Target!

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Spiros Xenos

AusReprints ID

  • 1456

Entry created

  • 12/06/2004

Cover added

  • 30/12/2015

Index completed

  • 12/06/2004

Last updated

  • 16/09/2019