Colossal Comic #47

Published
November 1968
Page count
164
Cover price
0.35 AUD
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

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Show/hide Cover Untitled (Batman and Robin) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Batman and Robin
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Carmine Infantino, penciller
 
Neal Adams, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #370 (December 1967)
The Day Batman Turned the Other Cheek!
Show/hide 1. Song of Crime (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Joker

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger, scripter
Art
Bob Kane, penciller (Batman & Robin figures)
 
Lew Schwartz, penciller [as Lew Sayre Schwartz]
 
Sy Barry, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #48 (October-November 1950)
Song of Crime!
Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #13 ([July 1951])
Song of Crime!

Notes

giant prop story

Show/hide 2. The Hide and Seek Mystery (Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 3. The Duel of the Superboys (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

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

Credits

Writing
John Broome , scripter (writer A)
Art
John Sikela, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #175 (April 1952)
The Duel of the Superboys!
Adapted
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #295 (April 1962)
The Duel of the Superboys
Show/hide 4. The Man with a Thousand Eyes (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 12 pages
Show/hide 5. The Magic of Mr. Mxyztplk (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Bill Woolfolk, scripter [as William Woolfolk]
Art
Al Plastino, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [as Whit Ellsworth]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #208 (September 1955)
The Magic of Mr. Mxyztplk
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superman (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #75 (June 1956)
The Magic of Mr. Mxyztplk

Synopsis

Mr. Mxyzptlk comes to Earth with a plot to make Superman and his friends vanish into his dimension by getting them to say their names backwards.

Show/hide 6. The Mystery of the Seven Sea Statues (Aquaman) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Ramona Fradon, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor
 
Mort Weisinger, Story Editor
 
George Kashdan, Story Editor
Management
Jack Schiff, Managing Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #211 (April 1955)
The Mystery of the Seven Sea Statues!
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superboy Adventure Book (Atlas Publishing, 1955 series) #1956-57 (1956)
The Mystery of the Seven Seas Statues
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #12 ([December 1959?])
The Mystery of the Seven Sea Statues

Synopsis

Aquaman seemingly turns into an egomaniac by placing seven floating statues of himself offshore.

Show/hide 7. The Men Who Doubted Superboy (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

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

Credits

Art
John Sikela, penciller
 
Ed Dobrotka , inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #18 (February-March 1952)
The Men Who Doubted Superboy!

Synopsis

A scientific committee comes to Smallville to investigate rumours of a Superboy.

Show/hide 8. The Candid Camera Killer (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Dick Sprang, penciller
 
Charles Paris, inker
Text
Joe Rosen, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #64 (April-May 1951)
The Candid Camera Killer!
Also printed
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #32 ([January 1953])
The Death of Batman!
Show/hide 9. The Secret of the Big Eye (Johnny Quick and His Magic Formula) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Johnny Quick and His Magic Formula
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Don Cameron, scripter
Art
Ralph Mayo, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #163 (April 1951)
The Secret of the Big Eye
Show/hide 10. Lana Lang's Big Crush (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

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

Credits

Writing
Bill Woolfolk, scripter [as William Woolfolk]
Art
John Sikela, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #170 (November 1951)
Lana Lang's Big Crush
Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #19 ([January 1952])
Lana Lang's Big Crush
Show/hide 11. The Mystery of the Aqua-dolls (Aquaman) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Ramona Fradon, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, Story Editor
 
George Kashdan, Story Editor
Management
Jack Schiff, Managing Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #208 (January 1955)
The Mystery of the Aqua-Dolls
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superboy Adventure Book (Atlas Publishing, 1955 series) #1956-57 (1956)
The Mystery of the Aqua-Dolls
Show/hide 12. The Plot to Destroy Superman (Superman and Batman and Robin) Comic story, 12 pages
Show/hide 13. Aquaman Walks the Plank (Aquaman) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Ramona Fradon, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, editor [attributed] (actual)
 
Jack Schiff, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #197 (February 1954)
Aquaman Walks the Plank
Also printed
Australia
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (Colour Comics, 1955 series) #10 ([January 1956])
Aquaman Walks the Plank
Show/hide 14. Batman II and Robin, Junior (Batman and Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman and Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger, scripter
Art
Bob Kane, penciller (Batman & Robin figures only)
 
Lew Schwartz, penciller
 
Charles Paris, inker
Text
Joe Letterese, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #66 (August-September 1951)
Batman II and Robin, Junior!
Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #18 ([December 1951])
Batman II and Robin, Junior

Notes

Most of this story is Robin's dream.

Show/hide 15. Pa Kent's Dangerous Assistant (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

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

Credits

Writing
Al Schwartz , scripter [as Alvin Schwartz]
Art
John Sikela, penciller
 
Ed Dobrotka , inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #14 (May-June 1951)
Pa Kent's Dangerous Assistant!

Synopsis

Pa Kent hires a new stock boy as a favor to an old friend.

Show/hide 16. Caliph Tubby and Genie Quick (Johnny Quick and His Magic Formula) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Johnny Quick and His Magic Formula
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Don Cameron, scripter
Art
Ralph Mayo, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #161 (February 1951)
Caliph Tubby and Genie Quick!
Also printed
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #16 ([September 1951?])
Caliph Tubby and Genie Quick!

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Spiros Xenos

AusReprints ID

  • 2091

Entry created

  • 26/12/2004

Cover added

  • 13/08/2015

Index completed

  • 14/07/2008

Last updated

  • 20/09/2019