Superman Supacomic #12

Published
July 1960
Page count
100
Cover price
2/- [0-2-0 AUP]
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 The Revenge of Luthor! (Superman) Cover, 1 page

""That fiend Luthor! The instant I save one girl from his force-barrier--the other girl automatically dies! Which one shall I save--Lois Lane of Lana Lang?" Featuring "The Revenge of Luthor!""

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #259 (December 1959)
Show/hide 1. The Revenge of Luthor! (Superman) Comic story, 13 pages
Show/hide 2. Clark Kent Fireman of Steel! (Superman) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
Al Plastino, line art
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #129 (May 1959)
Also printed
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #197 [G-36] (June-July 1967) (June-July 1967)
 (80 Page Giant G36)
 
Australia
Giant Superman Album (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #11 ([May 1968?])
 
United States
Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #Vol. One ([September] 2005)

Synopsis

Assigned to join the fire department for a few days for a story, Clark must protect his secret identity and deal with a skeptical fire chief.

Show/hide 3. The Super-Clown of Metropolis! (Superman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Jerry Siegel, scripter
Art
Al Plastino, line art
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #136 (April 1960)
Also printed
United States
Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #Vol. Two (July 2006)
Show/hide 4. The Secret of Kryptonite (Superman) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Jerry Coleman, scripter
Art
Al Plastino, line art
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #136 (April 1960)
Also printed
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #171 (November 1967)
 
United States
Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #Vol. Two (July 2006)

Synopsis

how the world learned of Kryptonite

Notes

"An untold tale of Superman when he was Superboy" Untold Tale

Show/hide 5. The Case of the Deadly Gems (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero

Credits

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

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #131 (April 1960)
Show/hide 6. The Jigsaw Menace from Space (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #277 (March 1960)
The Jigsaw Menace from Space
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #12 ([July 1960])

Synopsis

An alien warns Batman about the three Kraals. When a spaceship crashes near Gotham City, Batman and Robin investigate and find an injured alien explorer who explains that he had captured a Kraal, a creature that can exist as one or three separate entities. The alien informs the duo that the individual Kraal can absorb electricity, heat, and water, but he passes out before telling them what happens with the three are joined. After the alien is taken to a hospital, Batman and Robin try to recapture the Kraal. After Batman and Robin capture the first two Kraal, the alien recovers and seems intent on joining the three together. Batman determines that when combined the Kraal becomes a powerless creature, and helps the alien complete his plan.

Show/hide 7. The Second Batman and Robin Team (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger, scripter
Art
Sheldon Moldoff, line art
Text
Stan Starkman, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, original editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, original Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Associate Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #131 (April 1960)
The Second Batman and Robin Team
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #12 ([July 1960])
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #7 ([July 1965?])
The Second Batman and Robin Team
 
Australia
Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #22 ([February 1967?])
The Second Batman and Robin Team
 
United States
Batman from the Thirties to the Seventies (Crown, 1971) #73-168329 (October 1971)
The Second Batman and Robin Team
 
United States
DC Comics Classics Library: The Batman Annuals (DC, 2009 series) #2 ([August] 2010)
The Second Batman and Robin Team

Synopsis

Alfred tests out his new typewriter by writing an imaginary tale of Robin growing to manhood and becoming the new Batman, adopting a new partner as Robin, and taking on a gang of crooks.

Show/hide 8. The Thief of Steel (Superboy) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder , scripter
Art
John Sikela, line art
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #80 (April 1960)

Synopsis

Two aliens threaten to reveal Superboy's identity unless he overthrows the government of Zooria for them.

Show/hide 9. The Spoiled Superboy (Superboy) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Robert Bernstein , scripter
Art
Al Plastino, line art
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #79 (March 1960)
Also printed
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #333 (June 1965)

Synopsis

After Smallville refuses to make Superboy a special deputy he goes on a rampage of poor sportsmanship.

Show/hide 10. Untitled (Moolah the Mystic) Comic story, 1 page

"And now, Moolah will swallow this huge sword!"

Featuring

Feature
Moolah the Mystic
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Show/hide 11. The Stolen Identities (Superboy) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Jerry Siegel, scripter
Art
George Papp, line art
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #270 (March 1960)
Also printed
United States
Four Star Spectacular (DC, 1976 series) #1 (March-April 1976)

Synopsis

Two aliens secretly replace Ma and Pa Kent to perform a secret mission. To distract Superboy they keep exposing him to red kryptonite.

Show/hide 12. Wrigley's ["You and Your World" Australia 150,000,000 Years Ago] [L2] Advertisement, 1 page

Details

Printed
1960
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Wrigley's ["You and Your World" Australia 150,000,000 Years Ago] [L2]

Notes

Wriggley's P.K. chewing gum.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 197

Entry created

  • 21/11/2003

Cover added

  • 06/04/2017

Index completed

  • 09/11/2010

Last updated

  • 04/09/2019