The Super Heroes Monthly v2#2

London Editions Magazines

United Kingdom

Published
November 1981
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
Branding
DC Bullet
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/275493

Credits

Editing
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Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Superhero
Show/hide 1. Contents Table of contents, 1 page
Show/hide 2. The Sixty Deaths of Solomon Grundy (Superman; Swamp Thing) Comic story, 17 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman; Swamp Thing
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-3090

Credits

Script
Steve Englehart
Art
Murphy Anderson
Letters
Ben Oda
Editing
Nicola Cuti (original editor)

Reprint history

Based on
Australia
Superman Presents Swamp Thing (Murray, 1982 series) ([1982?])
The Sixty Deaths of Solomon Grundy
First print
United States
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #54 (November 1984)
The Sixty Deaths of Solomon Grundy!
Show/hide 3. The Most from the Post Letters page, 1 page
Show/hide 4. Please Stop My Funeral! (Supergirl) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl
Genre
Superhero
Code
W-315

Credits

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Editing
Mort Weisinger

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #383 (August 1969)
Please Stop My Funeral!
Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #46 ([June 1971])
Please Stop My Funeral
Show/hide 5. A Date with DC! Text article, 3 pages

Credits

Author
David Prockter (compilation)

Notes

From the table of contents: "Special feature compiled by Dave Prockter on might moments in the DC chronology. Part One: 1935-1960."

Show/hide 6. There Is No Hope in Crime Alley! (Batman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-2177
Characters
Leslie Thompkins (introduction); Batman [Bruce Wayne] (one-page origin); Alfred Pennyworth; Thomas Wayne (flashback); Martha Wayne (flashback); Joe Chill (flashback)

Credits

Script
Denny O'Neil
Pencils
Dick Giordano
Inks
Dick Giordano
Terry Austin (backgrounds, uncredited)
Letters
Ben Oda
Editing
Julius Schwartz
E. Nelson Bridwell (associate editor)
Bob Rozakis (assistant editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #457 (March 1976)
There Is No Hope in Crime Alley!
Also printed
Australia
Batman Album (Murray, 1978 series) #40 ([July 1978?])
There is No Hope in Crime Alley
 
United States
The Greatest Batman Stories Ever Told (DC, 1988 series) ([November] 1988)
There is No Hope in Crime Alley!
 
United States
The Greatest Batman Stories Ever Told (Warner Books, 1989 series) ([June] 1989)
There Is No Hope in Crime Alley!
 
United States
The Greatest Batman Stories Ever Told (DC, 1989 series) ([June] 1989)
There Is No Hope in Crime Alley!

Synopsis

Origin recap, fills in some more info on Crime Alley, the site of Bruce Wayne's parent's death.

Show/hide 7. The Super Heroes [Back Cover] Illustration, 1 page

Credits

Painting
Alan Craddock (credited)
Letters
typeset

Notes

The back cover reproduces the front cover with trade dress.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 17737

Entry created

  • 29/04/2018

Cover added

  • 25/07/2019

Index completed

  • 26/07/2019

Last updated

  • 26/07/2019