All Star Adventure Comic #62

Published
April 1970
Page count
68
Cover price
0.20 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd (1949–1975)
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd (1949–1975)

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (Adam Strange) Cover, 1 page

"Featuring Adam Strange"

Featuring

Feature
Adam Strange
Genre
Science fiction
Code
S-256

Credits

Art
Murphy Anderson, line art
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #221 (November-December 1969)
The Man Who Wrecked a World
Show/hide 1. The Duel of the Two Adam Stranges (Adam Strange) Comic story, 8.33 pages
Show/hide 2. Superman's Supacomic (Superman) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

"If it's action you want--buy Superman's Supacomic. 20c. On sale everywhere."

Details

Printed
1969? to 1973?
Genre
Superhero
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Superman's Supacomic

Notes

The title in this advert was only used on the earliest 1959-1960 issues. It was quickly changed Superman Supacomic. The image is from page 20 of "The Race to the End of the Universe" in The Flash 175, December 1967 (pencils: Ross Andru, inks: Mike Esposito).

Show/hide 3. Thanksgiving Day--1990 (The Atomic Knights) Comic story, 8.66 pages
Show/hide 4. Bumper Western Comic [20 cent] Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

"Read blazing tales of the old west in Bumper Western Comic. 20c"

Details

Printed
1969 to 1974
Genre
Western
More...
Bumper Western Comic [20 cent]

Notes

There is a later variation of this advertisement without the price.

Show/hide 5. Untitled (The Spectre) Comic story, 11 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Spectre
Genre
Superhero; occult

Credits

Writing
Mike Friedrich, scripter
Art
Jerry Grandenetti, line art
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Spectre (DC, 1967 series) #9 (March-April 1969)
Untitled [Journal of Judgment]

Synopsis

The Spectre is condemned to carrying the Book of Judgement to atone for his sin in taking a life. Spectre is to pass judgment on the people in the Book.

Show/hide 6. World's Finest Comic [The Flash] (The Flash) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

"Now pulse-stopping action in every thrill packed issue of World's Finest Comic. On sale everywhere. 20c"

Details

Printed
1968 to 1974
Genre
Superhero
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World's Finest Comic [The Flash]

Notes

The source of this image is unknown.

Show/hide 7. Lola (Lola) Comic story, 1 page

"Hurry up, Lola! We're forty five minutes late already!"

Featuring

Feature
Lola
Genre
Humour
Code
W-528

Reprint history

First print
Unknown
Show/hide 8. Ashes to Ashes, Dustin to Dust? Comic story, 5.66 pages

Featuring

Genre
Occult
Code
B-335

Credits

Writing
Murray Boltinoff, scripter [as Al Case]
Art
Sid Greene, line art
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Unexpected (DC, 1968 series) #116 (December-January 1970)
Ashes to Ashes, Dustin to Dust ?
Show/hide 9. Wonder Comic [Aquaman] (Aquaman) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

"Heart freezing adventure is yours in every power packed issue of Wonder Comic. On sale everywhere. 20c"

Details

Printed
1968? to 1973?
Genre
Superhero
More...
Wonder Comic [Aquaman]

Notes

Featuring Aquaman.

Show/hide 10. Shadow Show (The Spectre) Comic story, 4.66 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Spectre
Genre
Superhero; occult

Credits

Writing
Mark Hanerfeld, scripter
Art
Jack Sparling, line art
Editing
Dick Giordano, editor [credited]

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Spectre (DC, 1967 series) #9 (March-April 1969)
Shadow Show
Also printed
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #225 (July 1974)
Shadow Show
 
Australia
Doomsday Album (Murray, 1975 series) #8 ([February 1978?])
Shadow Show
Show/hide 11. Blackhawk (Blackhawk) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

"Battle the forces of evil with Blackhawk in his own magazine. On sale everywhere 20c"

Details

Printed
1969? to 1973?
Genre
War
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Blackhawk

Notes

Pencils by Dick Dillon.

Show/hide 12. Where Lurks the Menace? (Beware The Creeper) Comic story, 23 pages

Featuring

Feature
Beware The Creeper
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Denny O'Neil, dialogue [as Sergius O'Shaugnessy]
 
Steve Ditko, plotter
Art
Steve Ditko, line art
Editing
Dick Giordano, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Beware The Creeper (DC, 1968 series) #1 (May-June 1968)
Where Lurks the Menace?
Also printed
United States
The Creeper by Steve Ditko (DC, 2010 series) ([March] 2010)
 
United States
The Creeper by Steve Ditko (DC, 2010 series) ([March] 2010)
Where Lurks The Menace?
Show/hide 13. Tip Top [Teen Titans] (The Teen Titans) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

"Don't miss the fabulous adventures of the Teen Titans in every issue of Tip Top. On sale everywhere. 20c"

Details

Printed
1969? to 1973?
Genre
Superhero
More...
Tip Top [Teen Titans]

Notes

Image is from page 20 of Teen Titans #16, July-August 1968 (Kid Flash, Aqualad, Wonder Girl, Robin). Who would have thought "Superhero eats hot dog" could be turned into an advertisement? Image spotted by Mark Cannon.

Show/hide 14. Super Adventure Comic [Supergirl] (Supergirl) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

"Don't miss the next action packed issue of Super Adventure Comic. 20c On sale everywhere."

Details

Printed
1970? to 1973
Genre
Superhero
More...
Super Adventure Comic [Supergirl]

Notes

The source of the supergirl image is unknown.

Show/hide 15. Billy (Billy) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Billy, weren't you supposed to work on the lawn today?"

Featuring

Feature
Billy
Genre
Gags

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Beware The Creeper (DC, 1968 series) #1 (May-June 1968)
Untitled
Also printed
United States
Stanley and His Monster (DC, 1968 series) #110 (June-July 1968)
"Billy, weren't you supposed to work on the lawn today?"

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 1492

Entry created

  • 09/07/2004

Cover added

  • 15/09/2011

Index completed

  • 09/07/2004

Last updated

  • 07/07/2022