Superman Supacomic #114

Published
February 1969
Page count
84
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
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Credits

Editing
, editor

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Show/hide Cover Superman--Guilty of Homicide (Superman) Cover, 1 page

"He's dead, Superman! You killed him--with your bare fist!"

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman

Credits

Art
Neal Adams, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Gaspar Saladino, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original editor [credited]
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, original Assistant Editor [attributed]

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First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #358 (January 1968)
Superman... Guilty of Homicide!
Show/hide 1. Superman--Guilty of Homicide (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Dr. Frost; Ron Noble; "Bullets" Stacey; Jimmy Olsen (cameo)

Credits

Writing
Leo Dorfman, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
George Klein, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original editor [credited]
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, original Assistant Editor [attributed]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #358 (January 1968)
Superman... Guilty of Homicide!

Synopsis

Ron Noble, the secret head of the International Crime Exchange, plots to frame Superman for accidental homicide in a boxing exhibition, but his colleague Dr. Frost arranges it so that Noble is truly killed so that Frost can take over.

Show/hide 2. Mysteries of the Superman Awards (Superman) Comic story, 14 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Bruce Wayne; Lois Lane; the Superman Revenge Squad (flashback); Jonas Crowther

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
George Klein, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, original Assistant Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #367 (September 1968)
Mysteries of the Superman Awards!

Synopsis

Superman is presenting the annual Superman Award for the Metropolis Police Department when he learns that it is going to Clark Kent. While he figures out a way to have "Clark" arrive to accept, he reminisces about the previous recipients of the award.

Show/hide 3. The Name of the Game is Superman (Superman) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Homer Ferret (villain); Clark Kent; Perry White; Superboy (flashback); Superman

Credits

Writing
David Wood, scripter [as Dave Wood]
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Jack Abel, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original editor

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First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #211 (November 1968)
The Name of the Game is Superman!
Show/hide 4. Batman's Gangland Guardians (Batman) Comic story, 23 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Alfred Pennyworth; The Joker (villain); The Catwoman [Selina Kyle] (villain); Mad Hatter [Jervis Tetch] (villain); The Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot] (villain); The Cluemaster [Arthur Brown] (villain); Getaway Genius [Roy Reynolds] (villain); Johnny Witts (villain); Mr. Esper (villain); West Coast Crime Syndicate members (villains)

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter
Art
Chic Stone, penciller [as Bob Kane]
 
Joe Certa, penciller [as Bob Kane]
 
Joe Giella, inker
Text
Milt Snapinn , letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original editor

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First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #201 (May 1968)
Batman's Gangland Guardians!

Synopsis

A west coast crime syndicate moves into Gotham City with the intent to eliminate Batman any way they can, while seven of the Caped Crusader's foes join forces to stop them, fearing that they might be next on the syndicate's list.

Show/hide 5. Planet Quiz Comic story, 1 page

"If you lived on Jupiter, how many moons would you see?"

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, original editor [attributed] (actual)
Management
Jack Schiff, Managing Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #204 (May 1955)
Planet Quiz
Also printed
Australia
Strange Adventures (Colour Comics, 1954 series) #23 ([July 1956?])
Planet Quiz

Synopsis

Quiz on Jupiters' moons, face of moon, sunburn, closest star and weight of Jupiter.

Show/hide 6. [Part 1:] Black Day for the Legion (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 23 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Karate Kid; Bouncing Boy; Superboy; Ultra Boy; Phantom Girl; Brainiac 5; Sun Boy; Invisible Kid; Chameleon Boy; Duo Damsel; Cosmic Boy; Princess Projectra; Light Lass; Element Lad; Saturn Girl; Mon-El; Lightning Lad; Colossal Boy]; Dr. Mantis Morlo (villain); Chemoids (villains)

Credits

Writing
Jim Shooter, scripter
Art
Pete Costanza, line art
 
Jim Shooter, layouts
 
Pete Costanza, penciller
Text
Shelly Leferman, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original editor

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First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #363 (December 1967)
Black Day for the Legion!

Synopsis

Morlo escapes the Legion team on Orando, while at the same time a second Morlo encounters and escapes the team on Daxam.

Show/hide 7. Part II: Target… Earth (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 11 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Princess Projectra; Mon-El; Star Boy; Dream Girl; Invisible Kid; Ultra Boy; Matter-Eater Lad; Chameleon Boy; Phantom Girl; Brainiac 5]; Dr. Mantis Morlo (villain); Chemoids (villains); Time Trapper (image only, villain); Dr. Regulus (image only, villain); The Hunter (image only, villain)

Credits

Writing
Jim Shooter, scripter
Art
Pete Costanza, line art
 
Jim Shooter, layouts
 
Pete Costanza, penciller
Text
Shelly Leferman, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #363 (December 1967)
Part II: Target... Earth!
Also printed
United States
The Legion of Super-Heroes Archives (DC, 1991 series) #7 ([September] 1997)
Part II: Target... Earth!

Synopsis

The Legionnaires on Naltor encounter a third Morlo, but all three were decoys meant to distract the Legion from Morlo's real plot to blow up Earth.


Status

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AusReprints ID

  • 1704

Entry created

  • 19/09/2004

Cover added

  • 28/08/2005

Index completed

  • 20/06/2009

Last updated

  • 17/09/2019