Colossal Comic #38

Published
August 1966
Page count
164
Cover price
3/6 [0-3-5 AUP]; 0.35 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Square bound
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 (Superman and Batman with Robin) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman with Robin
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Hart Amos, line art

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Show/hide 1. The Super-Merman of the Sea (Superman) Comic story, 14 pages
Show/hide 2. Chief Hot Foot (Chief Hot Foot) Comic story, 1 page

"Boompety, Boom , Boom/Thanks for sending message to other tribe."

Featuring

Feature
Chief Hot Foot
Genre
Gags

Credits

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

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #12 ([April 1966?])
 
Australia
All Favourites Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #61 ([July 1967?])

Notes

Begins: "Boompety, Boom , Boom" "Thanks for sending message to other tribe."

Show/hide 3. The Fireproof Man Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Carmine Infantino, penciller
 
Bernard Sachs, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Julius Schwartz, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #62 (November 1955)
The Fireproof Man
Printed in
Australia
Strange Adventures (Colour Comics, 1954 series) #17 ([January 1956?])
The Fireproof Man!
Also printed
United States
Showcase Presents Strange Adventures (DC, 2009 series) #1 ([January] 2009)
 
United States
Showcase Presents Strange Adventures (DC, 2009 series) #1 ([January] 2009)
The Fireproof Man

Notes

Last two pages of original story merged to reduce the page count.

Show/hide 4. Dexter (Dexter) Comic story, 1 page

"Dexter, Senator Hornblower is coming here to give a talk over the radio. Get a microphone ready!"

Featuring

Feature
Dexter
Genre
Gags

Credits

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

Notes

Begins: "Dexter, Senator Hornblower is coming here to give a talk over the radio. Get a microphone ready!"

Show/hide 5. Super Safety Boy (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Art
John Sikela, penciller
 
Ray Burnley, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #4 (September-October 1949)
Show/hide 6. Peg (Peg) Comic story, 1 page

"I finished my letter to Ricky, Ted and Ernie."

Featuring

Feature
Peg
Genre
Gags

Credits

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

Notes

Begins: "I finished my letter to Ricky, Ted and Ernie."

Show/hide 7. The Sorcerer from the Stars Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Bob Oksner, penciller
 
Bernard Sachs, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #28 (January 1953)

Notes

Last two pages of original story merged to reduce the page count.

Show/hide 8. The Boy Napoleon (Superman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Ray Burnley, inker
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #118 (January 1958)
Printed in
United Kingdom
Superman (KG Murray, 1952 series) #106 ([February 1959])
The Boy Napoleon
Show/hide 9. Zero Hour for Earth Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 10. Superboy Meets Supergirl (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
Bill Woolfolk, scripter [as William Woolfolk]
Art
John Sikela, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

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First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #5 (November-December 1949)
Also printed
Australia
Superboy Comics (Color Comics, 1949 series) #14 ([March 1950?])
 
United States
Superman in the Forties (DC, 2005 series) ([October] 2005)
Show/hide 11. The Mechanical Mastermind Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
Joe Samachson, scripter
Art
Carmine Infantino, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Julius Schwartz, editor [attributed] (actual)

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First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #70 (July 1956)
Also printed
United States
Showcase Presents Strange Adventures (DC, 2009 series) #1 ([January] 2009)
Show/hide 12. Superboy Storekeeper (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Art
John Sikela, penciller
 
Ed Dobrotka, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor
 
Jack Schiff, Assistant Editor
 
Mort Weisinger, Assistant Editor

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First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #6 (January-February 1950)
Show/hide 13. The Sculptor Who Saved the World Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Gil Kane, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Julius Schwartz, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #56 (May 1955)
Also printed
United States
Showcase Presents Strange Adventures (DC, 2009 series) #1 ([January] 2009)
Show/hide 14. Warden Willis (Warden Willis) Comic story, 2 pages

"The Commissioner is visiting our prison tomorrow."

Featuring

Feature
Warden Willis
Genre
Gags

Credits

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

Notes

Begins: "The Commissioner is visiting our prison tomorrow."

Show/hide 15. The Rock-and-Roll Kid from Mars Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 16. King Batman the First (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 17. The Green Arrow Robin Hood (The Green Arrow) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Green Arrow
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Art
Lee Elias, line art
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #264 (September 1959)
Also printed
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #112 ([October 1959?])
 
United States
Showcase Presents Green Arrow (DC, 2006 series) #1 (2006)
Show/hide 18. The Steeplejack of Steel (Superman) Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 19. The Menace of the Firefly (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger, scripter
Art
Sheldon Moldoff, penciller
 
Charles Paris, inker
Text
Stan Starkman, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, Associate Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #126 (September 1959)
 
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #126 (September 1959)
The Menace of the Firefly
Also printed
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #114 ([December 1959?])
 
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #208 (February 1969)
 (80 Page Giant G55)
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #18 ([May 1969?])
Show/hide 20. King for a Day (Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 21. The Batman Lighthouse (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger, scripter
Art
Sheldon Moldoff, penciller
 
Charles Paris, inker
Text
Stan Starkman, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, Associate Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #126 (September 1959)
The Batman Lighthouse
Also printed
United Kingdom
Batman (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #114 ([December 1959])
The Batman Lighthouse
Show/hide 22. Alias Chief Magic Bow (The Green Arrow) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Green Arrow
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
Ed Herron , scripter
Art
Lee Elias, line art
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, Associate Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #104 (September 1959)
Also printed
Australia
Giant Lois Lane Album (Colour Comics, 1964 series) #14 ([June 1976?])
 
United States
Showcase Presents Green Arrow (DC, 2006 series) #1 (2006)
Show/hide 23. Little Pete (Little Pete) Comic story, 1 page

"Pete, sweep out the store and I will give you an ice cream cone!"

Featuring

Feature
Little Pete
Genre
Gags

Credits

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

Notes

Begins: "Pete, sweep out the store and I will give you an ice cream cone!"

Show/hide 24. Casey the Cop (Casey the Cop) Comic story, 1 page

"Hmm-a burglar! You're under arrest! I caught you redhanded!"

Featuring

Feature
Casey the Cop
Genre
Gags

Credits

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

Notes

Begins: "Hmm-a burglar! You're under arrest! I caught you redhanded!"

Show/hide 25. The Last Days of Batman (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger, scripter
Art
Sheldon Moldoff, penciller
 
Charles Paris, inker
Text
Stan Starkman, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, editor
 
George Kashdan, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #125 (August 1959)
Also printed
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #187 (December 1966-January 1967)
 (80 Page Giant G30)
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #13 ([July 1967?])

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 1797

Entry created

  • 26/09/2004

Cover added

  • 27/12/2009

Index completed

  • 27/12/2009

Last updated

  • 19/11/2021