Climax Adventure Comic #1

Published
June 1962
Page count
100
Cover price
2/- [0-2-0 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/577746

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Kill the Tiger! Cover, 1 page

"100 pages! Featuring: Kill the Tiger!"

Featuring

Genre
Adventure

Credits

Art
Hart Amos , line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Based on
Danger (Comic Media, 1953 series) #11 — Kill the Tiger (page 5)
Show/hide 1. Untitled (Doctor Rocket) Comic story, 1 page

"I haven't been able to fall asleep lately!"

Featuring

Feature
Doctor Rocket
Genre
Humour
Characters
Doctor Rocket

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, original Editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, original Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Associate Editor

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First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #101 (August 1960)
No title recorded
Show/hide 2. Kill the Tiger Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Spy
Characters
O'Bannon; Donaldo Perez; Juanita Perez; President-General Martino [also as Tiger] (villain, death); Oscar Norris (villain, death)

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Bill Discount, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Danger (Comic Media, 1953 series) #11 (August 1954)
Kill the Tiger
Show/hide 3. Untitled [The L'Dongu and Bathonga] (Kaänga) Comic story, 6 pages

"For over a hundred years the powerful L'Dongu and the not so powerful Bathonga native tribes had been bitter enemies."

Featuring

Feature
Kaänga
Genre
Jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason; L'dongus (African tribe); Bathongas (African tribe); N'shanti; D'burra; Marmo (elephant)

Credits

Writing
, scripter [as Frank Riddell]
Art
Robert Webb, penciller
 
, inker (Iger Shop)
Text
, letterer
Editing
S. M. Iger, original Art Director [credited as Jerry Iger]

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First print
United States
Kaänga Comics (Fiction House, 1949 series) #8 (Summer 1951)
No title recorded

Synopsis

During their annual war games, the L'dongu sub-chief frames the Bathongas with the crime of attempting to kill during the games. Kaänga exposes D'burra's plot and restores peace between the tribes.

Show/hide 4. Accomplice in Murder (Duke Douglas) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Duke Douglas
Genre
Spy
Characters
Duke Douglas; Yvonne Millard (death); Francios Millard (villain, death)

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Don Heck, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
, original Editor

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First print
United States
Danger (Comic Media, 1953 series) #11 (August 1954)
Accomplice in Murder
Show/hide 5. Untitled (Peppo) Comic story, 1 page

"I quit, Peppo! Lets go back!"

Featuring

Feature
Peppo
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 6. Hurricane Hardy Meets the Brainmaster (Hurricane Hardy) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Hurricane Hardy
Genre
Adventure

Credits

Writing
Hart Amos, scripter [signed]
Art
Hart Amos, line art [signed]
Text
Hart Amos, letterer

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First print
Australia
A Climax Color Comic (KGM, 1948 series) #8 ([1948?])
Hurricane Hardy Meets the Brainmaster
Show/hide 7. Six-Guns Talkin' (The White Rider and Super Horse) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
The White Rider and Super Horse
Genre
Western-Frontier

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
David Adams, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Blue Bolt (Novelty Press, 1940 series) v2#11 (April 1942)
The White Rider Returns!

Notes

The name of the feature (The White Rider and Super Horse) has been removed and replaced with this title. The original story is untitled.

Show/hide 8. Jackal-Man Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Genre
Jungle
Characters
Hakkim Rood [also called Drood] (the jackal-man); Maggie Kendall; Mako; Dr. Crane

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
J. F. Byrne, original Managing Editor [credited]
 
S. M. Iger, original Art Director [credited as Jerry Iger]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Jungle Comics (Fiction House, 1940 series) #162 (Spring 1954)
Jackal-Man
Also printed
United Kingdom
Diamond Adventure Comic (Atlas Publishing, 1960 series) #1 ([June 1960?])
Jackal-Man

Synopsis

Fossil hunters are thought to be prospecting valuable ores and are pursued by Hakkim Rood. Rood is killed by a dinosaur that survived in a warm pool.

Show/hide 9. The Mirror of Doom Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy
Code
S3352

Credits

Writing
Joe Gill , scripter
Art
Bill Molno, penciller
 
Vince Alascia, inker
Text
Jon D'Agostino, letterer
Management
Pat Masulli, original Executive Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Suspense Stories (Charlton, 1955 series) #37 (July 1958)
The Mirror of Doom

Synopsis

A new owners find a mirror that exposes a crime in their new attic.

Show/hide 10. Untitled (Peppo) Comic story, 1 page

"Now, be careful, son! He's a savage critter, an' he tries to get away from everyone who takes him out!"

Featuring

Feature
Peppo
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 11. Whistling Utah, Bank Bandit (Bull's-Eye Bill) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Bull's-Eye Bill
Genre
Western-Frontier

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
John Daly, line art [signed]
Text
, letterer
Editing
Stanley Beaman, original Editor [attributed]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Target Comics (Novelty Press, 1940 series) v3#5 (July 1942)
No title recorded

Notes

The name of the feature (Bull's-Eye Bill) has been removed and replaced with this title. The original story is untitled.

Show/hide 12. The Firebirds Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Genre
Jungle
Characters
Mr. Belmont; Billy Maxon; Sulagi; Hawker; Boku; Rossi; Mrs. Maxon

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Bill Benulis, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
J. F. Byrne, original Managing Editor [credited]
 
S. M. Iger, original Art Director [credited as Jerry Iger]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Jungle Comics (Fiction House, 1940 series) #162 (Spring 1954)
The Firebirds

Synopsis

A terrorist group vows to drive all whites from Africa. Their leader, Boku, is shot by a young white boy.

Show/hide 13. Coup of the Crow (Bull's-Eye Bill) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Bull's-Eye Bill
Genre
Western-Frontier

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
John Daly , line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
David Adams, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Target Comics (Novelty Press, 1940 series) v3#1 (March 1942)
No title recorded

Synopsis

Rawhide Ike tells his story of the Sioux attck on the Crow people.

Notes

Rawhide Ike Robbins is introduced in Target Comics v2#1. The name of the feature (Bull's-Eye Bill) has been removed and replaced with this title. The original story is untitled.

Show/hide 14. Fort Zero (A Story of Distant Time and Space) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
A Story of Distant Time and Space
Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
Vernon Hayles, scripter
Art
Vernon Hayles, line art
Text
Vernon Hayles, letterer
Editing
, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
Australia
A Climax Color Comic (Colour Comics, 1948 series) #11 ([1948?])
Fort Zero
Show/hide 15. The Devil's Temple [Part 1] (Kaänga) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Kaänga
Genre
Jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason; Musungu; Grace Morley; Peter Hilton; M'sanga; Torgu

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Maurice Whitman, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
J. F. Byrne, original Managing Editor [credited]
 
S. M. Iger, original Art Director [credited as Jerry Iger]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Jungle Comics (Fiction House, 1940 series) #161 (Winter 1953)
The Devil's Temple
Also printed
Australia
Jungle Comics (HJ Edwards, 1950? series) #45 ([June 1954?])
The Devil's Temple

Synopsis

Kaänga helps a woman pursue her fiancée who has become obsessed with a lost pool of immortality.

Notes

Part 1 of 2 parts. The following story is part 2.

Show/hide 16. End of the Trail [Part 2] (Kaänga) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Kaänga
Genre
Jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Grace Morely; Peter Hilton

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Maurice Whitman, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
J. F. Byrne, original Managing Editor [credited]
 
S. M. Iger, original Art Director [credited as Jerry Iger]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Jungle Comics (Fiction House, 1940 series) #161 (Winter 1953)
End of the Trail

Synopsis

Hilton finds the pool of immortality, but he is killed by a sea monster living in the pool.

Notes

Part 2 of "The Devil's Temple"

Show/hide 17. Justice to All (The White Rider and Super Horse) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
The White Rider and Super Horse
Genre
Western-Frontier

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Original
Blue Bolt (Novelty, 1940 series) v3#?

Notes

This story is probably from Blue Bolt Vol. 3, around the time when this version of the feature's logo began to be used.

Show/hide 18. Getaway Plunge Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Crime
Code
3399

Credits

Writing
Joe Gill , scripter
Art
Bill Molno, penciller
 
Sal Trapani, inker
Text
, letterer
Management
Pat Masulli, original Executive Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Suspense Stories (Charlton, 1955 series) #37 (July 1958)
Getaway Plunge
Show/hide 19. Red Killers (A Story of Foreign Espionage & Danger) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
A Story of Foreign Espionage & Danger
Genre
Spy
Characters
Virgil Stagg [also as Harold Wright]; Dr. Robert Morrison [as Leo]; George Mendez; Olga Budnovich (villain); Senior Costelli (villain); Manuel Riggli (villain); Senor Stiles (villain)

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Pete Morisi, line art [signed as P.M.]
Text
, letterer
Editing
, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Danger (Comic Media, 1953 series) #11 (August 1954)
Red Killers
Show/hide 20. Untitled (Ollie) Comic story, 1 page

"Can I have a vanilla ice cream cone?"

Featuring

Feature
Ollie
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Text
, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, original Editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, original Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Associate Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Blackhawk (DC, 1957 series) #149 (June 1960)
No title recorded

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 2328

Entry created

  • 19/03/2005

Cover added

  • 16/01/2014

Index completed

  • 14/06/2009

Last updated

  • 18/04/2021