Colossal Comic #21

Published
April 1962
Page count
164
Cover price
3/6
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover No title recorded (Superman and Batman with Robin) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman with Robin
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Hart Amos

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue

Notes

This issue also includes fillers by Henry Boltinoff: Moolah The Mystic, Peg, Little Pete, and Casey the Cop

Show/hide 1. The Radioactive Boy (Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 2. The Man Who Was Three Men Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 3. Earth's Unlucky Day Comic story, 4 pages
Show/hide 4. The Rainbow Batman (Batman and Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman and Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane)
Inks
Stan Kaye
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #241 (March 1957)
Also printed
United Kingdom
Batman (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #86 ([July 1957?])
 
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #182 (August 1966)
 (80 Page Giant G-24)
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #11 ([November 1966?])
Show/hide 5. The Make-Believe Archer (The Green Arrow) Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 6. Batman's Secret Helper (Batman and Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman and Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Stan Kaye
Letters
Pat Gordon
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #106 (March 1957)
Show/hide 7. The Elephant Who Saved The Earth Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 8. Superman of Skid Row (Superman) Comic story, 10 pages
Show/hide 9. The Traffic Cop of Space Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 10. Collector's Item Comic story, 4 pages
Show/hide 11. The Phantom Prize Fighter (Captain Comet) Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 12. Clark Kent, Prisoner (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
Super-hero

Credits

Script
Jerry Coleman?
Art
John Sikela
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited), Mort Weisinger, (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #37 (December 1954)
Also printed
Australia
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #90 ([August 1956?])
Show/hide 13. The Man Who Sped Up Superman (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages
Show/hide 14. The Planet of Ancient Children (Captain Comet) Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 15. The Interplanetary Counterfeiters Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Mort Drucker
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Julius Schwartz (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #45 (June 1954)
Also printed
Australia
Mighty Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #56 ([December 1966?])
Show/hide 16. The Man Who Couldn't Die Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy

Credits

Script
Sid Gerson
Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Joe Giella
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited), Julius Schwartz (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #44 (May 1954)
Also printed
Australia
Mighty Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #56 ([December 1966?])

Notes

This seems to be the story listed in GCD as "The Man Who Wouldn't Die".

Show/hide 17. Terror at Mystery Castle (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 12 pages
Show/hide 18. The Greatest Show on Earth (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
Super-hero

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited), Jack Schiff (Managing Editor), Mort Weisinger, George Kashdan (story editors)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #220 (January 1956)
Also printed
Australia
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #90 ([August 1956?])
Show/hide 19. From Eternity to Here Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 20. Last Day on Earth Comic story, 4 pages
Show/hide 21. The Plant that Plotted Murder (Captain Comet) Comic story, 7 pages

Notes

This issue also includes fillers by Henry Boltinoff: Moolah The Mystic, Peg, Little Pete, and Casey the Cop

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Spiros Xenos

AusReprints ID

  • 2313

Entry created

  • 11/03/2005

Cover added

  • 11/03/2005

Index completed

  • 20/07/2008

Last updated

  • 20/07/2008