Super Adventure Comic #8

Published
February 1951
Page count
28
Cover price
6d [0-0-6 GBP]
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
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/578969

Credits

Editing
, editor

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

"Featuring Superman Batman Superboy"

Featuring

Feature
Superman; Batman; Robin
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Win Mortimer, original line art
 
, line art (Australian adaptation)
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

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Based on
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #39 (March-April 1949)
Untitled
Show/hide 1. Meet Batman! [Sixpence] Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Meet Batman! He's terrific! He's one of the world's best known adventure characters! You can follow the adventures of Batman and his young assistant Robin every month in Batman Comics Sixpence at all Newsagents."

Details

Printed
1950
Genre
Superhero
More...
Meet Batman! [Sixpence]
Show/hide 2. The Babe of Steel! (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane; Prankster (Villain); Killer Kenton; Eddie; Baby Betty; Perry White; Superbaby (1st comic book appearance)

Credits

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

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First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #66 (September-October 1950)
The Babe of Steel!

Synopsis

The Prankster finds the Fountain of Youth and starts using it to commit crimes. Clark accidentally drinks some of it and reverts to Superbaby.

Notes

Proto-red kryptonite story.

Show/hide 3. The Mystery of the Winged People! (Batman and Robin) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman and Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Susan Hogarth (typist); The Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot] (villain); unnamed inmates; Mr. Rober (paint shop owner); unnamed guard; unnamed police officers; unnamed circus employees; unnamed circus paymaster; unnamed henchman; unnamed Robin fan club members

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger, scripter
Art
Dick Sprang, penciller
 
Charles Paris, inker
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #61 (October-November 1950)
The Mystery of the Winged People!

Synopsis

Penguin escapes from prison and embarks on a series of crimes based on people with wings.

Notes

This story is printed on side, two-up. The original story was 12 pages.

Show/hide 4. The Flying Peril (Superboy) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; John Martel; Smiley

Credits

Writing
Ed Hamilton, scripter [as Edmond Hamilton]
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Stan Kaye , inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original editor [attributed] (actual)

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First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #156 (September 1950)
The Flying Peril

Notes

This story is printed on side, two-up. The original story was 12 pages.

Show/hide 5. Untitled (Professor Pry the Wise Guy) Comic story, 1 page

"Professor Pry, could you do something to aid my husband, please?"

Featuring

Feature
Professor Pry the Wise Guy
Genre
Humour
Code
XV

Credits

Writing
Lloyd Piper, scripter
Art
Lloyd Piper, line art
Text
Lloyd Piper , letterer

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  • 02/04/2017

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  • 20/10/2022

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  • 08/11/2022