Superman Supacomic #28

Published
November 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 The Secret of Tigerman! (Superman) Cover, 1 page

""You take care of that flaming plane, Superman! Batman and Robin will assist me in capturing those bandits!" "The Secret of Tigerman!""

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, Associate Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #119 (August 1961)
The Secret of Tigerman!
Show/hide 1. Secret of Tigerman (Superman and Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Jerry Coleman, scripter
Art
Dick Sprang, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, Associate Editor

Reprint history

Based on
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #119 (August 1961)
The Secret of Tigerman
Printed in
United States
Showcase Presents: World's Finest (DC, 2007 series) #Volume 2 ([October] 2008)
The Secret of Tigerman

Notes

Artwork on the last page of this story has been extened to fill the full page.

Show/hide 2. Ruler of the Bewitched Valley (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) #142 (September 1961)
Ruler of the Bewitched Valley
Show/hide 3. The Superboy of Bigville! (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

Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
George Klein, inker
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #91 (September 1961)
The Superboy of Bigville!
Also printed
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #202 (June 1974)
The Superboy of Bigville!
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (KG Murray, 1974 series) #192 ([October 1975?])
Superboy of Bigville
From GCD
from Superboy #91

Notes

Artwork on the last page of this story has been extened to fill the full page.

Show/hide 4. The Conquest of Superman (Superman) Comic story, 11.7 pages
Show/hide 5. Gigantic Annual Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

"Now--The biggest comic ever printed! 352 pages. Yes kids, it sounds unbelievable, but it's true--a really GIANT SIZE comic that will give you hours and hours and hoursof reading. The value in Gigantic Comic Annual is just simple arithmetic, too. You get more than TEN ordinary comics for the price of only FIVE. See a copy at your newsagents now! Gigantic Annual price 5/-"

Details

Printed
1961
More...
Gigantic Annual

Notes

Gigantic Annual 3 is composed of re-bound returns of unsold coverless comics from newsagents. Different copies of this issue will have different comics included. The cover artwork is by Australian artist, Hart Amos.

Show/hide 6. Batwoman's Junior Partner (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batwoman; Bat-girl

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) #141 (August 1961)
Batwoman's Junior Partner
Show/hide 7. The Shame of the Bizarro Family (Tales of the Bizarro World) Comic story, 12 pages
Show/hide 8. Robin's Robot (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger , scripter
Art
Sheldon Moldoff, line art
 
Charles Paris , inker
 
, inker
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, Associate Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #290 (April 1961)
Robin's Robot

Notes

Artwork on the last page of this story has been extened to fill the full page.

Show/hide 9. The Secret Identity of Superman (Superman) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Jerry Siegel , scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #145 (May 1961)
The Secret Identity of Superman!
Printed in
United States
Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #Vol. Two (July 2006)
The Secret Identity of Superman!
Show/hide 10. The Invader from Earth! (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
Al Plastino, line art
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #88 (April 1961)
The Invader from Earth!
Show/hide 11. Wrigley's [Improve your running] [M13] Advertisement, 1 page

"John Treloar, Australian representative at the 1952 Olympic Games, tells how to Improve your running. Brought to you by Arrowmint Gum…"

Details

Printed
1961
More...
Wrigley's [Improve your running] [M13]

Notes

This issue includes two extra internal pages of ads (including a Christmas advert).

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Spiros Xenos

AusReprints ID

  • 200

Entry created

  • 21/11/2003

Cover added

  • 06/04/2012

Index completed

  • 06/04/2012

Last updated

  • 07/09/2017