Superman Supacomic #22

Published
May 1961
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 Untitled (Superman) Cover, 1 page

"Goodbye Lois! I've changed myself into a merman so I can join my beloved mermaid and her people under the sea!"

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #139 (August 1960)
The New Life of Super-Merman!
Show/hide 1. The New Life of Super-Merman (Superman) Comic story, 9 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
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #139 (August 1960)
The New Life of Super-Merman!
Also printed
United States
Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #Vol. Two (July 2006)
The New Life of Super-Merman!
Show/hide 2. Flame-Dragon From Krypton (Superman) Comic story, 10 pages
Show/hide 3. Voyage to Dimension X (Superman) Comic story, 13 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
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #271 (December 1960)
Voyage to Dimension X!
Also printed
United States
Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #Vol. Two (July 2006)
Voyage to Dimension X!

Synopsis

Lex Luthor has an elaborate plan to trap Superman by posing as aliens from another dimension.

Show/hide 4. Robin's New Boss (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Sheldon Moldoff, penciller
 
Charles Paris , inker [as Charles Parrish]
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor

Reprint history

Original
Batman 137, February 1961
Show/hide 5. The Joker's Practical Jokes (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Dick Sprang, penciller
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor

Reprint history

Original
Batman 123, April 1959
Show/hide 6. The Phantom of Gotham City (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Sheldon Moldoff, penciller
 
Charles Paris, inker
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor

Reprint history

Original
Detective Comics 283, September 1960
Show/hide 7. Untitled (Dr. Floogle) Comic story, 1 page

"This phonograph record will recite the countdown automatically and set off the rocket!"

Featuring

Feature
Dr. Floogle
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art

Notes

Begins: "This phonograph record will recite the countdown automatically and set off the rocket!"

Show/hide 8. The Scarlet Jungle of Krypton (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
George Papp, line art
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

Original
Superboy 87, March 1961

Notes

This story is followed by a full page "Adventurers Club" advertisement.

Show/hide 9. Krypto's First Romance (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

Credits

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

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #94 ([June 1967?])
Printed in
Superboy 134, December 1966
Original
Superboy 87, March 1961

Notes

A reference in this reprint to the next meeting of Krypto and Kolli is changed to "in an early issue of 'Superman's Supacomic'"!

Show/hide 10. Untitled (Strange Old Laws) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Strange Old Laws
Genre
Non-Fiction

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff , scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff , line art

Notes

Information on Ambulance fees, licenses for crocodiles, permit for cow, and eating on public streets.

Show/hide 11. Lana Lang and the Legion of Super-Heroes (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
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
George Papp, line art
Text
Joe Letterese, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
All Favourites Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #70 ([January 1969?])
 
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #493 (November 1982)
Original
Adventure Comics 282, March 1961
Printed in
Adventure Comics 356, May 1967

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 199

Entry created

  • 21/11/2003

Cover added

  • 21/11/2003

Index completed

  • 14/06/2007

Last updated

  • 04/09/2019