Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly #42

Published
October 1968
Page count
84
Cover price
20 cents
Colour
Black & white
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 (The Flash) Cover, 1 page

"Fact or Fiction? You be the judge!"

Featuring

Feature
The Flash
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Ross Andru, penciller
 
Mike Esposito, inker

Reprint history

Printed in
The Flash 179, May 1968
Show/hide 1. The Flash--Fact or Fiction? (The Flash) Comic story, 23 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Flash
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
Cary Bates, scripter
Art
Ross Andru, penciller
 
Mike Esposito, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

Original
The Flash 179, May 1968
Show/hide 2. Cap's Hobby Hints (Cap's Hobby Hints) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"I glued my model together, but the rubber band is too big to hold it together while it dries."

Featuring

Feature
Cap's Hobby Hints
Genre
Fact

Credits

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

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Also printed
Australia
All Star Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #53 ([October 1968?])

Notes

Begins: "I glued my model together, but the rubber band is too big to hold it together while it dries."

Show/hide 3. 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

Notes

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

Show/hide 4. The Dream Killer (The Phantom Stranger) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Phantom Stranger
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Murphy Anderson, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Phantom Stranger (DC, 1952 series) #4 (February-March 1953)
The Dream Killer!
Also printed
Australia
All Star Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #31 ([February 1965?])
The Dream Killer!
Show/hide 5. The Case of the Magic Baseball (John Jones, Manhunter from Mars) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
John Jones, Manhunter from Mars
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

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

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Big Four (KG Murray, 1956 series) #2 ([1956??])
 
Australia
Super Adventure (KG Murray, 1976 series) #72 ([March 1976?])
 
Australia
Superman (KGM, 1982 series) #1 ([October 1982?]) —Superman and Manhunter from Mars
Original
Detective Comics 226, December 1955
Printed in
World's Finest Comics 226, November-December 1974

Notes

Leads "Introducing John Jones, Manhunter from Mars", although this is the second John Jones story.

Show/hide 6. Sentinel of the Golden Head (The Sea Devils) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Sea Devils
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
Hank Chapman, scripter
Art
Howard Purcell, penciller
 
Sheldon Moldoff, inker
Editing
Robert Kanigher, editor

Reprint history

Original
Sea Devils 16, March-April 1964
Show/hide 7. The Face that Stopped Clocks (The Elongated Man) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Elongated Man
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter
Art
Mike Sekowsky, penciller
 
George Roussos, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

Original
Detective Comics 375, May 1968
Show/hide 8. The Return of the Tom Thumb Blackhawk (Blackhawk) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Blackhawk
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Art
Dick Dillin, penciller
 
Chuck Cuidera, inker
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor

Reprint history

Original
Blackhawk 195, April 1964
Show/hide 9. The Brand of Hate (Hopalong Cassidy starring William Boyd) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Hopalong Cassidy starring William Boyd
Genre
Western

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter
Art
Gene Colan, penciller
 
Sy Barry, inker

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Hopalong Cassidy (DC, 1954 series) #86 (February 1954)
The Brand of Hate
 
Australia
Hopalong Cassidy (Colour Comics, 1954 series) #64 ([October 1954?])
The Brand of Hate!
Original
Hopalong Cassidy 86, February 1954

Notes

Last 2 pages combined to reduce the story's page count.

Show/hide 10. Jimmy Olsen's Martian Pal (Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Ray Burnley, inker
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (Colour Comics, 1955 series) #13 ([April 1956?])
Original
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen 10, February 1956

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 1714

Entry created

  • 20/09/2004

Cover added

  • 22/10/2005

Index completed

  • 20/09/2004

Last updated

  • 11/10/2007