All Star Adventure Comic #77

Published
October 1972
Page count
52
Cover price
0.20 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size (180mm x 270mm)
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy 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 Man Who Couldn't Drown Cover, 1 page
Show/hide 1. Free Captain Blood's Treasure Chest Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Code
SS2703/68
Show/hide 2. The Man Who Couldn't Drown! Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 3. The World Where Dreams Come True! Comic story, 7.6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Code
S-811

Credits

Writing
Mann Rubin, scripter
Art
Alex Toth, penciller
 
Sy Barry, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Julius Schwartz, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Mystery in Space (DC, 1951 series) #7 (April-May 1952)
The World Where Dreams Come True
Also printed
United States
DC Special (DC, 1968 series) #13 (July-August 1971)
The World Where Dreams Come True!
Show/hide 4. Untitled (Scienti-Fact) Comic story, 0.4 pages

"Though it appears to the spectator as if a sprinter takes off precisely at the crack of the starter's pistol shot…"

Featuring

Feature
Scienti-Fact
Genre
Non-Fiction

Credits

Writing
Julius Schwartz, scripter
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
DC Special (DC, 1968 series) #13 (July-August 1971)
"Though it appears to the spectator..."

Synopsis

Science fact on on time before a sprinter takes off after the starter's pistol shot.

Show/hide 5. The Atom's Phantom Double! (The Atom) Comic story, 12.34 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Atom
Genre
Superhero
Code
B-1179

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter [credited]
Art
Gil Kane, penciller [credited]
 
Murphy Anderson, inker [credited]
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Atom (DC, 1962 series) #9 (October-November 1963)
The Atom's Phantom Double!
Also printed
Australia
Mighty Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #39 ([February 1964?])
The Atom's Phantom Double
 
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #408 (January 1972)
The Atom's Phantom Double!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: The Atom (DC, 2007 series) #11 (2007)
The Atom's Phantom Double!

Notes

This printing is sourced from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #408 (January 1972).

Show/hide 6. World's Finest Comic [The Flash] (The Flash) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

"Now pulse-stopping action in every thrill packed issue of World's Finest Comic. On sale everywhere. 20c"

Details

Printed
1969? to 1973?
Genre
Superhero
More...
World's Finest Comic [The Flash]

Notes

The source of this image is unknown.

Show/hide 7. All Favourites Comic [Batman] (Batman) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

"Shattering Suspense Can your favourite super heros (sic) be destroyed as they fight evil?--Find out in every issue of All Favourites Comic"

Details

Printed
1969? to 1973?
Genre
Superhero
More...
All Favourites Comic [Batman]

Notes

The Batman image is drawn from "Doom, What is Thy Shape" in The Brave and the Bold 76 (pencils: Mike Sekowsky; inks: Jack Abel). Thanks to Graeme Fitzgerald for identifying the source.

Show/hide 8. Requiem for a Hot Rod! (Superman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Code
[B-764]

Credits

Writing
Leo Dorfman, scripter [credited as Geoff Brown]
Art
Curt Swan, penciller [credited]
 
Murphy Anderson, inker [credited]
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #394 (November 1970)
Requiem for a Hot Rod!
Show/hide 9. Hide and Seek (Deadman) Comic story, 12.66 pages

Featuring

Feature
Deadman
Genre
Superhero
Code
B-1189

Credits

Writing
Jack Miller, scripter
Art
Neal Adams, line art
Editing
Jack Miller, editor

Reprint history

Based on
United States
The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #100 (February-March 1972)
Hide and Seek
First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #210 (March 1968)
Hide and Seek
Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents Tip Top Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #40 ([August 1968?])
Hide and Seek

Notes

This printing of the story is sourced from The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #100 (February-March 1972).

Show/hide 10. Bumper Western Comic [20 cent] Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.34 pages

"Read blazing tales of the old west in Bumper Western Comic. 20c"

Details

Printed
1969 to 1974
Genre
Western
More...
Bumper Western Comic [20 cent]

Notes

There is a later variation of this advertisement without the price.

Show/hide 11. Make Money--Collect Coins (Mosman Coin Company) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Mosman Coin Company
Code
K.G.M.
Show/hide 12. Look What I've Found in Peter Hasting's Lucky Dip Grab Bag! (Peter Hastings Lucky Dip) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Peter Hastings Lucky Dip
Code
K.G.M.

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Mike Poley

AusReprints ID

  • 2054

Entry created

  • 10/12/2004

Cover added

  • 04/09/2011

Index completed

  • 10/12/2004

Last updated

  • 15/05/2021