Super Adventure Comic #80

Published
February 1957
Page count
32
Cover price
1/- [0-1-0 AUP]
Colour
Colour
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

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Super-Rivals (Superman and Batman) Cover, 1 page

"Batman's diamand is tiny… I just made this for you!"

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Princess Varina

Credits

Art
Dick Sprang , penciller
 
Stan Kaye , inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, original Managing Editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, original Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Associate Editor
Management
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor-in-Chief

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #85 (November-December 1956)
The Super-Rivals!
Show/hide 1. Superman on Safety First (Superman) Public service announcement, 1 page
Show/hide 2. The Super-Rivals (Superman and Batman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Vicki Vale; Lois Lane; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Princess Varina; Count Zitu; Perry White; Commissioner Gordon; Captain Stefan; Pete Kaney's Mob

Credits

Writing
Ed Hamilton, scripter [as Edmond Hamilton]
Art
Dick Sprang , penciller
 
Jim Mooney , penciller (see notes)
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Pat Gordon, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, original Managing Editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, original Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Associate Editor
Management
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor-in-Chief

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #85 (November-December 1956)
The Super-Rivals
Also printed
United Kingdom
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #80 (February 1957)
The Super-Rivals
 
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #188 (October 1969)
The Super-Rivals
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #27 ([November 1973?])
The Super-Rivals
 
United States
Showcase Presents: World's Finest (DC, 2007 series) #Volume One ([October] 2007)
The Super-Rivals

Synopsis

When Princess Varina comes to America, Batman and Superman seem to both have fallen in love with her and fight for her attention.

Show/hide 3. Untitled (Shorty) Comic story, 1 page

"We'll try to locate the buried city. You dig over there!"

Featuring

Feature
Shorty
Genre
Humour
Characters
Shorty

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter [signed]
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #51 (June 1956)
No title recorded

Synopsis

Shorty and his friend dig separate holes to try to find a buried city.

Show/hide 4. Johnny Quick Meets Deadshot Dudley (Johnny Quick and His Magic Formula) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Johnny Quick and His Magic Formula
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Paul Norris, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #178 (March 1953)
Johnny Quick Meets Deadshot Dudley
Show/hide 5. Untitled (Professor Eureka) Comic story, 1 page

"I'll go see Dr. Fendel. I hear he's been working on a robot!"

Featuring

Feature
Professor Eureka
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original Associate Editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, original Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Associate Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
My Greatest Adventure (DC, 1955 series) #8 (March-April 1956)
Untitled
Show/hide 6. The Heroine of Smallville (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lana Lang; Ma and Pa Kent; Prof Lang

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
John Sikela, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #52 (October 1956)
The Heroine of Smallville
Also printed
United Kingdom
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #80 (February 1957)
The Heroine of Smallville

Synopsis

Lana believes an amulet her father has given her has magical properties.

Show/hide 7. Untitled (Casey the Cop) Comic story, 1 page

"H'lo, Captain! Casey, are you on duty in that costume?"

Featuring

Feature
Casey the Cop
Genre
Humour
Characters
Casey the Cop

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #95 (October 1955)
No title recorded
Also printed
United Kingdom
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #80 (February 1957)
Casey the Cop
Show/hide 8. Wrigley's ["Play It Smart--Play Safe When You Go Swimming" by Bill Wisdom] Advertisement, 1 page

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Book Palace

AusReprints ID

  • 1967

Entry created

  • 04/11/2004

Cover added

  • 05/05/2010

Index completed

  • 09/02/2008

Last updated

  • 11/11/2020