All Favourites Comic #35

Published
February 1963
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

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Show/hide Cover The Oddest Man on Earth (The Atom) Cover, 1 page

"Disaster strikes the world's smallest super-hero every time he meets…"

Featuring

Feature
The Atom
Genre
Superhero
Characters
The Atom [Ray Palmer]

Credits

Art
Gil Kane, penciller
 
Murphy Anderson, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Atom (DC, 1962 series) #2 (August-September 1962)
The Oddest Man on Earth!
Also printed
United States
The Atom Archives (DC, 2001 series) #Volume 1 ([June] 2001)
[Cover - Atom #2]; The Oddest Man on Earth!
Show/hide 1. The Oddest Man On Earth (The Atom) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Atom
Genre
Superhero
Characters
The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Oscar D. Dollar [Mister Odd]; Bart Tranter (villain); Jean Loring; Tim Kerr

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter
Art
Gil Kane, penciller
 
Murphy Anderson, inker
Text
Gaspar Saladino, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Atom (DC, 1962 series) #2 (August-September 1962)
The Oddest Man on Earth!
Also printed
United States
The Atom Archives (DC, 2001 series) #Volume 1 ([June] 2001)
The Oddest Man on Earth!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: The Atom (DC, 2007 series) #11 (2007)
The Oddest Man on Earth!

Synopsis

Ray Palmer meets Mister Odd, who appears to be a catalyst for odd occurances.

Show/hide 2. Nightmare Among the Stars Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Characters
Kevin Blair; Myra Slade; Admiral Krypt

Credits

Writing
Richard Hughes, scripter [as Derek Rutherford]
Art
Paul Reinman, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Richard Hughes, original editor [as Richard E. Hughes]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventures into the Unknown (ACG, 1948 series) #115 (March 1960)
Nightmare among the Stars!

Synopsis

Fleeing the villainous Krypt, agents Blair and Slade have to hide on a planetoid until their plea for help brings the Interplanetary Patrol to their rescue.

Show/hide 3. The Rustlers' Train (The Trigger Twins) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Trigger Twins
Genre
Western-frontier
Characters
Trigger Twins

Credits

Writing
John Reed, scripter
Art
Gil Kane, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Julius Schwartz, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
All Star Western (DC, 1951 series) #77 (June-July 1954)
The Rustlers' Train!

Synopsis

Hundreds of cattle have gone missing, and Walt, the sham sheriff, is stumped. Wayne also dresses as Sheriff and goes after suspicious riders. He finds hidden caves holding the stolen cattle - and a stolen train used to ferry them to market! Riding along the train top, Wayne guns down the gang, then splits before they can see two sheriffs.

Show/hide 4. The War Between the Challenger Teams (Challengers of the Unknown) Comic story, 11 pages

Featuring

Feature
Challengers of the Unknown
Genre
Adventure; superhero
Characters
Red Ryan; Prof Haley; Ace Morgan; Rocky Davis; Marintels (fish-men); Lavanites (lava-men)

Credits

Writing
Ed Herron, scripter
Art
Bob Brown, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Challengers of the Unknown (DC, 1958 series) #29 (December 1962-January 1963)
The War Between the Challenger Teams

Synopsis

Prof and Rocky are captured by fish-men, the Martinels, and try to protect them from their lava-men enemies, the Lavanites. Meanwhile, Ace and Red dive to find their buddies and encounter the lava-men. Both sides, fighting over old underwater oil pipes, plant explosives to fracture a volcano, unknowingly endangering each other. The charge goes off and the two teams bump into each other and see that they are working at cross-purposes. They insist that since both lava- and fish-races can wipe each other out, they better quit fighting. The two races make peace and the Challengers head for home.

Show/hide 5. The Scarecrow Hero (Johnny Thunder) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Johnny Thunder
Genre
Superhero;Humour

Credits

Writing
Robert Kanigher, scripter
Art
Mort Drucker, penciller
 
Sy Barry, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
All Star Western (DC, 1951 series) #75 (February-March 1954)
The Scarecrow Hero
Show/hide 6. The Gloves of Dr. Marek Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Mystery
Characters
Jules Dorn; Miss Blaine; Dr. Marek; Hester Marek Dorn; Dr. Buckner

Credits

Writing
Kurato Osaki, scripter
Art
George Klein, line art [as Mark Midnight]
Text
, letterer
Editing
Richard Hughes, original editor [as Richard E. Hughes]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Forbidden Worlds (ACG, 1951 series) #83 (October 1959)
The Gloves of Dr. Marek!
Show/hide 7. The Masked Marauders of Earth (Hawkman) Comic story, 25 pages

Featuring

Feature
Hawkman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Hawkgirl [Shayera Hol]; The Manhawks (introduction, villains); Commissioner George Emmett; Mavis Trent; Paran Katar (flashback)

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter
Art
Joe Kubert, line art
Text
Gaspar Saladino, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #43 (August-September 1962)
The Masked Marauders of Earth!

Synopsis

On Thanagar, Hawkman receives word that the Manhawks are committing crimes in Midway City, which leads him to remember how the Manhawks were originally responsible for the establishment for the Thangarian police force by his father. Hawkman and Hawkgirl return to Earth to defeat the Manhawks again.

Show/hide 8. The Spencer Special Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy
Characters
Greg Morrison; Dale Spencer

Credits

Writing
Richard Hughes, scripter [as Shane O'Shea]
Art
Ogden Whitney, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Richard Hughes, original editor [as Richard E. Hughes]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventures into the Unknown (ACG, 1948 series) #117 (June-July 1960)
The Spencer Special!  (American Comics Group)

Synopsis

Racer Greg Morrison unites with a long-deceased lady driver.

Show/hide 9. The Man who Petrified Heroes (The Space Ranger) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Space Ranger
Genre
Science fiction; superhero
Characters
Space Ranger; Cryll; Darmbua; Jyno-27 of Pluto; Kikoki of Mercury; Ro-Dora of Mars; Njoly of Saturn

Credits

Writing
Arnold Drake, scripter
Art
Bob Brown, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
George Kashdan, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Tales of the Unexpected (DC, 1956 series) #74 (December 1962-January 1963)
The Man Who Petrified Heroes

Synopsis

Space Ranger and Cryll are captured by the evil Darmbua, who plans to turn all his enemies to stone.


Status

This issue includes help from

  • Spiros Xenos

AusReprints ID

  • 2311

Entry created

  • 11/03/2005

Cover added

  • 11/03/2005

Index completed

  • 01/07/2007

Last updated

  • 22/09/2019