Superman Supacomic #16

Published
November 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 No title recorded (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Cover, 1 page

""Golly, Supergirl, I could never play this game with an ordinary friend! For the first time in my life I've got a super-playmate!" Superboy Meets Supergirl!"

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; Supergirl

Credits

Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #80 (April 1960)
Show/hide 1. Superboy Meets Supergirl (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Jerry Siegel, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
John Forte, inker
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #80 (April 1960)
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #16 ([November 1960])
 
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #334 (March 1966)
 (80 Page Giant G20)
 
Australia
Giant Supergirl Album (KG Murray, 1974 series) #5 ([March 1974?])
 
Australia
Superman Presents Superboy Comic (Murray, 1976 series) #108 ([December 1977?])
 
United States
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #20 (January 1982)
 
United States
Superboy: The Greatest Team-Ups Ever Told (DC, 2010 series) ([January] 2010)

Synopsis

Supergirl goes back into the past to meet Superboy, so he can have a super playmate.

Show/hide 2. The Captive of the Amazons (Superman) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Jerry Siegel, scripter
Art
Wayne Boring, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #266 (July 1960)
 
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #266 (July 1960)
Captive of the Amazons
Also printed
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #207 (June 1968)
 (80 Page Giant G48)
 
Australia
Giant Superman Album (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #13 ([May 1969?])
Show/hide 3. The Web of the Spinner (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, 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) #129 (February 1960)
 
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #129 (February 1960)
The Web of the Spinner
Also printed
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #198 (February 1968)
 (80 Page Giant G43)
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #15 ([March 1968?])
 
United States
Batman Family (DC, 1975 series) #8 (November-December 1976)
 
Australia
Batman Album (KG Murray, 1976 series) #35 ([January 1977?])
 
Australia
Batman and Robin (Murray, 1978 series) #16 ([June 1980])

Synopsis

While Batman and Robin are tracking a criminal called the Spinner, Batwoman is checking out a mystic, who she believes is running a scam operation. The crimefighters paths cross when Batwoman checks out a lead to the Spinner that the mystic drops.

Show/hide 4. The Shyest Boy in Town (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Robert Bernstein, scripter
Art
John Sikela, line art
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #80 (April 1960)
Also printed
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #142 (October 1967)
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #101 ([January 1968?])

Synopsis

The school psychologist decides Clark needs to break out of his shell by making him wear Superboy's costume all the time.

Show/hide 5. The A-B-Seas of Skin Diving Comic story, 2 pages

"Almost anyone can become a skin diver... But having a doctor give you a thorough physical checkup first is a must!"

Featuring

Genre
Sports

Credits

Writing
Robert Kanigher, scripter
Art
Ross Andru, penciller
 
Mike Esposito, inker
Editing
Robert Kanigher, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #27 (July-August 1960)
The A-B-Seas of Skin Diving
Also printed
United States
Aquaman (DC, 1962 series) #54 (November-December 1970)
 
United States
Aquaman (DC, 1962 series) #54 (November-December 1970)
The A-B-Seas of Skin Diving!
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #155 ([July 1972?])
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #155 ([July 1972?])
The A-B-Seas of Skin Diving

Synopsis

Information on skin diving

Show/hide 6. The Superman of the Future (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #256 (September 1959)
 
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #256 (September 1959)
The Superman of the Future!
Also printed
United States
Superman Annual (DC, 1960 series) #3 (Summer 1961)
 
Australia
Giant Superman Album (KG Murray, 1973? series) #22 ([November 1973?])
 
United States
Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #Vol. One ([September] 2005)

Synopsis

Superman poses as the Future Superman, who has the power to predict the future, to smoke out Agent X-3 and prevent an attempt on the life of the President.

Show/hide 7. The Hand from Nowhere (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, 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) #130 (March 1960)
Also printed
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #218 (January-February 1970)
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #21 ([October 1970?])

Synopsis

Batman investigates reports of a mysteriour giant hand and some aliens present at thefts of seemingly worthless minerals.

Show/hide 8. The Monster That Stalked Smallville (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Robert Bernstein, scripter
Art
George Papp, line art
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #274 (July 1960)

Synopsis

Superboy brings a monster to Smallville as a friend, which upsets everybody in town.

Show/hide 9. The Untold Story of Red Kryptonite (Superman) Comic story, 9 pages
Show/hide 10. Batwoman's Publicity Agent (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, editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, editor
 
George Kashdan, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #133 (August 1960)
Also printed
United States
Batman Annual (DC, 1961 series) #7 (Summer 1964)
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #7 ([July 1965?])

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 198

Entry created

  • 21/11/2003

Cover added

  • 05/06/2017

Index completed

  • 03/04/2010

Last updated

  • 05/06/2017