The Super Heroes Monthly v1#1

Egmont Publishing

United Kingdom

Published
October 1980
Page count
52
Cover price
0.40 GBP
Colour
Black & white
Size
Magazine size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/275480

Credits

Editing
Vanessa Morgan

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman; Wonder Woman; Superman

Credits

Painting
Alan Craddock (credited)
Letters
Angus McKie (logo)

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Show/hide 1. Hello there, DC Fans! Foreword, introduction, preface, afterword, 1 page

Featuring

Characters
Superman; Wonder Woman; Batman

Credits

Script
Vanessa Morgan
Pencils
Curt Swan
Don Heck
Neal Adams
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Bob Oksner
Dick Giordano
Letters
Typeset

Notes

Editorial/contents page with small panels of art from the three stories.

Show/hide 2. Planet of the Angels (Superman) Comic story, 15 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman; Raphael; Michael; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Law officers of planet Beta U; Gabriel (villain)

Credits

Script
Denny O'Neil
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #236 (April 1971)
Planet of the Angels
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #153 ([May 1972?])
Planet of the Angels
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #153 ([May 1972?])
Planet of the Angels
 
United States
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #12 (May 1981)
Planet of the Angels
 
United States
Superman: Kryptonite Nevermore (DC, 2009 series) ([February] 2009)
Planet of the Angels

Synopsis

Superman is transported to a planet to fight for angels against devils. But all is not as it seems.

Show/hide 3. Superman Text article, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction
Characters
Superman

Credits

Author
Letters
Typeset

Notes

Text article about Superman with illustrations.

Show/hide 4. Target Wonder Woman! (Wonder Woman) Comic story, 16 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wonder Woman
Genre
Superhero
Code
R-155
Characters
Wonder Woman; Dr. Domino; Mr Keech; Morgan Tracy (intro)

Credits

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Don Heck
Inks
Bob Oksner
Letters
Milt Snapinn ?
Editing
Robert Kanigher

Reprint history

First print
United States
Wonder Woman (DC, 1942 series) #205 (March-April 1973)
Target Wonder Woman!

Synopsis

Wonder Woman rescues Morgan Tracy from kidnappers. Diana begins job at UN.

Show/hide 5. The Secret of the Waiting Graves (Batman) Comic story, 15.17 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-250
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Pedro Valdes; Juan Muerto; Dolores Muerto; Manuel

Credits

Script
Denny O'Neil
Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Dick Giordano
Letters
Ben Oda
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #395 (January 1970)
The Secret of the Waiting Graves
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #130 ([June 1970?])
The Secret of the Waiting Graves
 
United States
Batman from the Thirties to the Seventies (Crown, 1971) #73-168329 (October 1971)
The Secret of the Waiting Graves
 
United States
Millennium Edition: Detective Comics 395 (DC, 2000 series) (June 2000)
The Secret of the Waiting Graves
 
United States
Batman Illustrated by Neal Adams (DC, 2003 series) #2 ([July] 2004)
the Secret of the Waiting Graves

Synopsis

Batman discovers the secret of Juan and Dolores Muerto and their secret of immortality. Batman discovers the secret of Juan and Dolores Muerto and their secret of immortality.

Show/hide 6. Batfacts (Batman) Filler, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman

Credits

Letters
Typeset

Synopsis

Origin recap.

Notes

Text sequence with illustration.

Show/hide 7. Next Month... Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman; Wonder Woman

Credits

Pencils
Ross Andru
Curt Swan
Irv Novick
Inks
Mike Esposito
Murphy Anderson
Dick Giordano
Letters
Typeset

Notes

Ad for next month's issue featuring panels from the stories.

Show/hide 8. ...Larger Than Life... (Superman; Batman) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman; Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman

Credits

Letters
Typeset

Notes

Inside back cover. Ad for Superman and Batman Pocketbooks.

Show/hide 9. Back cover Illustration, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman; Wonder Woman; Superman

Credits

Painting
Alan Craddock

Notes

Back cover. Same image as front cover, but without title logos.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 17736

Cover added

  • 29/04/2018

Index completed

  • 29/04/2018

Last updated

  • 29/04/2018