Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly #3

Published
July 1965
Page count
84
Cover price
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 Captain Cold's Polar Perils! (The Flash) Cover, 1 page

""Ha! My cold-gun blast has frozen Flash to the spot!" "While I leave my image behind, I'll super-speed around Captain Cold and clout him!" Also in this issue Superman Lois Lane Jimmy Olsen"

Featuring

Feature
The Flash
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Carmine Infantino, penciller
 
Murphy Anderson, inker
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Flash (DC, 1959 series) #150 (February 1965)
Captain Cold's Polar Perils!
Show/hide 1. Captain Cold's Polar Perils! (The Flash) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Flash
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter
Art
Carmine Infantino, penciller
 
Murphy Anderson, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Flash (DC, 1959 series) #150 (February 1965)
Captain Cold's Polar Perils!
Show/hide 2. Untitled (Peter Puptent Explorer) Comic story, 1 page
Show/hide 3. The Wizard of Winter! (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Don Cameron, scripter
Art
Ira Yarbrough, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, editor [attributed] (actual)
Management
Jack Schiff, Managing Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #116 (January 1948)
The Wizard of Winter
Also printed
Australia
Superman All Color Comics (Colour Comics, 1948 series) #11 ([April 1948?])
The Wizard of Winter
Show/hide 4. The Supernatural Masterpieces! (J'onn J'onzz, Manhunter from Mars) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

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

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #150 (April 1965)
The Supernatural Masterpieces!

Synopsis

Two artists find two paintbrushes that bring to life the monstrous things that they paint.

Show/hide 5. Untitled (About American Indians) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
About American Indians
Genre
Non-Fiction

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Text
Gaspar Saladino, letterer

Reprint history

First print
United States
Tomahawk (DC, 1950 series) #85 (March-April 1963)
About American Indians
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #68 ([April 1965?])
About American Indians
 
United States
Tomahawk (DC, 1950 series) #137 (November-December 1971)
About American Indians

Notes

Facts about communial forts; population size; languages; and hereditary/genetic bckground.

Show/hide 6. The Human Geiger Counter (Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #19 (March 1957)
The Human Geiger Counter
Also printed
United States
Showcase Presents: Superman Family (DC, 2006 series) #Volume One (2006)
The Human Geiger Counter
Show/hide 7. The Lost Loot of India! (The Ghost Rider) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Ghost Rider
Genre
Western-Frontier

Credits

Art
Dick Ayers, line art
Text
Dick Ayers, letterer
Editing
Raymond C. Krank, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Tim Holt (Magazine Enterprises, 1948 series) #23 (April-May 1951)
The Lost Loot of India
Show/hide 8. Wonder Girl's Decision of Doom! (Wonder Woman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wonder Woman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Wonder Girl

Credits

Writing
Robert Kanigher, scripter
Art
Ross Andru, penciller
 
Mike Esposito, inker
Editing
Robert Kanigher, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Wonder Woman (DC, 1942 series) #152 (February 1965)
Wonder Girl's Decision of Doom
Show/hide 9. The Great Bomb Scare (Mr District Attorney) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Mr District Attorney
Genre
Detective-Mystery

Credits

Art
Howard Purcell, penciller
 
Ray Burnley, inker
Text
Joe Letterese, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Mr. District Attorney (DC, 1948 series) #58 (July-August 1957)
The Great Bomb Scare
Show/hide 10. Untitled (True Crime Laffs) Cartoon, 1 page

"Paris, Texas: A burglar told police what he'd done with $83 from his last safe haul."

Featuring

Feature
True Crime Laffs
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #159 (November 1963)
No title recorded
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #69 ([May 1965?])
Untitled
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #78 ([February 1966?])
Untitled
 
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #236 (November 1971)
Untitled

Synopsis

Reports from Paris Texas; Varina, NC; Elyria, Ohio; and New York, NY.

Notes

A burglar who burnt his loot from a safe cracking, sent the money to the U.S. Treasury for replacement bills. An auto salesman chases a bank robber to try and sell him a new car. A man steals a car so he can report to authorities while he is on parole for stealing a car. A burglar is caught in possession of 5000 keys. He says it is his hobby to collect keys. On the page immediately preceding page 9 of the previous story sequence.

Show/hide 11. The Sleeping Doom! (Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane) Comic story, 9 pages

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Spiros Xenos

AusReprints ID

  • 1708

Entry created

  • 19/09/2004

Cover added

  • 25/02/2018

Index completed

  • 04/07/2009

Last updated

  • 07/09/2019