Super Adventure Comic #3

Published
September 1950
Page count
36
Cover price
6d [0-0-6 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Matte colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Credits

Editing
, editor

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Show/hide Cover Untitled (Superman; Batman; Superboy) Cover, 1 page

"Featuring your favourites Superman Batman Superboy Full size 36 page comic"

Featuring

Feature
Superman; Batman; Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Superman [Clark Kent]

Credits

Art
Win Mortimer, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original editor [attributed] (actual)

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First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #46 (June-July 1950)
Untitled
Show/hide 1. Achilles Versus Superman (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane; John Achilles (Villain, Intro); Perry White

Credits

Writing
Ed Hamilton, scripter [as Edmond Hamilton]
Art
Wayne Boring, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #63 (March-April 1950)
Achilles Versus Superman!

Synopsis

John Achilles claims to be the invulnerable descendant of the Greek original.

Notes

The story was later redone as "The Twentieth Century Achilles!" in Superman (DC, 1939 series) #148, reprinted in Australia in Superman Supacomic #32.

Show/hide 2. The Holiday Hijackers (Superboy the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 10 pages
Show/hide 3. The Historian of Crime (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; unnamed auctioneers; Professor Ezra Dorn (introduction); Crime Historian [Simmons] (villain, introduction); Pierre Larue (French master criminal, flashback); unnamed Paris police officer (flashback); unnamed guard; Ho Mah Tu (Chinese criminal, flashback)

Credits

Writing
John Broome , scripter (writer A)
Art
Bob Kane, penciller (Batman and Robin figures)
 
Lew Schwartz, penciller [as Lew Sayre Schwartz]
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original editor [attributed] (actual)

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First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #45 (April-May 1950)
The Historian of Crime!
Also printed
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #13 ([April 1960?])
The Historian of Crime!

Synopsis

Batman and Robin battle the Crime Historian, who uses methods and weapons from historical crimes to commit crimes in the present.


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AusReprints ID

  • 1907

Entry created

  • 28/10/2004

Cover added

  • 31/03/2018

Last updated

  • 19/09/2019