Giant Superman and Batman Album #1

KG Murray

Australia.

Published
April 1967
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 No title recorded (Superman and Batman with Robin) Cover, 1 page

"Since Batman got those super-powers, he and Superman have become bitter enemies!"

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman with Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman; Robin the Boy Wonder; The Joker; Lex Luthor

Credits

Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Dick Sprang, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, original editor (US reprint)

Reprint history

First print
United States
80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #15 (October 1965)
Untitled
Based on
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #95 (July-August 1958)
 
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #97 (October 1958)
 
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #88 — Superman and Batman's Greatest Foes! (page 1)
Show/hide 1. Untitled (Little Pete) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Hmm… Nothing Serious."

Featuring

Feature
Little Pete
Genre
Humour
Code
6326
Characters
Little Pete

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #181 (November 1965)
No title recorded
Also printed
Australia
Jerry Lewis (KG Murray, 1974 series) #10 ([September 1975?])
Little Pete

Notes

Show/hide 2. Untitled (Flip) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Wait'll you see the new car I got!"

Featuring

Feature
Flip
Genre
Humour
Code
6324

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, original Assistant Editor [attributed]

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #153 (November 1965)
No title recorded
Show/hide 3. The Contest of Heroes (Superman and Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Lois Lane

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, original Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Associate Editor
Management
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor-in-Chief
 
Jack Schiff, original Managing Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #74 (January-February 1955)
The Contest of Heroes
Also printed
United Kingdom
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #58 ([April 1955])
The Contest of Heroes!
 
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #58 ([April 1955?])
The Contest of Heroes
 
United States
80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #15 (October 1965)
The Contest of Heroes
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #42 ([August 1967?])
The Contest of Heroes
 
United States
Showcase Presents: World's Finest (DC, 2007 series) #Volume One ([October] 2007)
The Contest of Heroes

Synopsis

An automated rocket returns a shape-shifting alien to Earth where it wants to play games with Superman and Batman.

Show/hide 4. The Three Super-Musketeers (Superman and Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Dr. Carter Nichols; D'Artagnan; Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Count Ferney; Chancellor Bourdet

Credits

Art
Dick Sprang, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #82 (May-June 1956)
The Three Super-Musketeers!
Also printed
United Kingdom
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #75 ([September 1956])
The Three Super Musketeers
 
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #75 ([September 1956?])
The Three Super Musketeers
 
United States
80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #15 (October 1965)
The Three Super-Musketeers!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: World's Finest (DC, 2007 series) #Volume One ([October] 2007)
The Three Super Musketeers!

Synopsis

Clark, Bruce, and Dick are sent into the past by Dr. Nichols to discover the identity of the Man in the Iron Mask.

Show/hide 5. Superman's and Batman's Greatest Foes (Superman and Batman with Robin) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman with Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Lex Luthor; Joker; Lois Lane; Perry White; Mechano-Men

Credits

Writing
Ed Hamilton, scripter [as Edmond Hamilton]
Art
Dick Sprang, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, original Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Associate Editor
Management
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor-in-Chief
 
Jack Schiff, original Managing Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #88 (May-June 1957)
Superman and Batman's Greatest Foes!
Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #87 ([September 1957])
Superman and Batman's Greatest Foes!
 
United States
80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #15 (October 1965)
Superman's and Batman's Greatest Foes!
 
United States
Batman from the Thirties to the Seventies (Crown, 1971) #73-168329 (October 1971)
Superman and Batman's Greatest Foes
 
United States
The Greatest Joker Stories Ever Told (DC, 1988 series) (1988 [February 1989])
Superman's and Batman's Greatest Foes
 
United States
Stacked Deck: The Greatest Joker Stories Ever Told (Longmeadow Press, 1990 series) (November 1990)
Superman's and Batman's Greatest Foes
 
United States
Showcase Presents: World's Finest (DC, 2007 series) #Volume One ([October] 2007)
Superman and Batman's Greatest Foes!

Synopsis

Lex Luthor and Joker go into business together making Mechano-Men, near indestructible robots. Superman and Batman believe they have not gone straight and try to figure out their master plan.

Show/hide 6. The Day Superman Betrayed Batman (Superman and Batman with Robin) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman with Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Lois Lane; Commissioner Gordon; Professor Milo [Superman in disguise]; The Condor Gang [Blinky; Condor [John Titus]]; Ace Logan; Scott Forest; Billy Forest

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger, scripter
Art
Dick Sprang, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, original Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Associate Editor
Management
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor-in-Chief
 
Jack Schiff, original Managing Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #97 (October 1958)
The Day Superman Betrayed Batman
Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #105 ([March 1959?])
The Day Superman Betrayed Batman
 
United States
80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #15 (October 1965)
The Day Superman Betrayed Batman
 
United States
Showcase Presents: World's Finest (DC, 2007 series) #Volume One ([October] 2007)
The Day Superman Betrayed Batman

Synopsis

The Condor Gang frames Batman for taking a bribe to let a criminal escape. Superman is forced to arrest Batman and Robin and then spends his time trying to prove their innocence, giving the Condor Gang a chance to start a crime spree.

Show/hide 7. The True History of Superman and Batman (Superman and Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Ka Thar (spelled Ka-Thar on the cover); Shark Slaney

Credits

Writing
Ed Hamilton, scripter [as Edmond Hamilton]
Art
Dick Sprang, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, original Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Associate Editor
Management
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor-in-Chief
 
Jack Schiff, original Managing Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #81 (March-April 1956)
The True History of Superman and Batman
Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #73 ([July 1956?])
The True History of Superman and Batman
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #25 ([May 1963?])
The True History of Superman and Batman
 
United States
80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #15 (October 1965)
The True History of Superman and Batman
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #46 ([August 1968?])
The True History of Superman and Batman
 
United States
Showcase Presents: World's Finest (DC, 2007 series) #Volume One ([October] 2007)
The True History of Superman and Batman

Synopsis

Ka Thar comes from the future, but his history book is inaccurate, so he forced Superman and Batman to redo some super-feats to match his history book.

Show/hide 8. The Battle of the Super-Heroes (Superman and Batman with Robin) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman with Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; aliens from the planet Xlym

Credits

Writing
David Wood, scripter [as Dave Wood]
Art
Dick Sprang, penciller
 
Ray Burnley, inker
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, original Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Associate Editor
Management
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor-in-Chief
 
Jack Schiff, original Managing Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #95 (July-August 1958)
The Battle of the Super-Heroes
Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #100 ([October 1958?])
The Battle of the Super-Heroes
 
United Kingdom
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #100 ([October 1958?])
The Battle fo the Super-Heroes!
 
United States
80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #15 (October 1965)
The Battle of the Super-Heroes
 
United States
Showcase Presents: World's Finest (DC, 2007 series) #Volume One ([October] 2007)
The Battle of the Super-Heroes

Synopsis

Alien gamblers give Batman super-powers as part of a bet.

Show/hide 9. The Crazy Crime Clown (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 10 pages

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Spiros Xenos

AusReprints ID

  • 1673

Entry created

  • 11/09/2004

Cover added

  • 10/06/2007

Index completed

  • 30/06/2005

Last updated

  • 18/09/2019