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

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

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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

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art

Notes

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

Show/hide 2. Kill the Tiger Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Adventure

Credits

Art
Bill Discount, line art

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First print
United States
Danger (Comic Media, 1953 series) #11 (August 1954)
Show/hide 3. Untitled (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

Credits

Art
Frank Riddell, line art

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First print
Unknown  (Jungle Comics ? [Fiction House])

Notes

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

Show/hide 4. Accomplice in Murder Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Detective-Mystery

Credits

Art
Don Heck, line art

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

"I quit, Peppo! Lets go back!"

Featuring

Feature
Peppo
Genre
Humour

Notes

Begins: I quit, Peppo! Lets go back!"

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
Art
Hart Amos, line art

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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

Editing
David Adams, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Blue Bolt (Novelty Press, 1940 series) v2#11 (April 1942)

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

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

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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

Notes

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

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

Art
John Daly, line art
Editing
Stanley Beaman, editor

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First print
United States
Target Comics (Novelty Press, 1940 series) #Vol. 3 No. 5 (July 1942)

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

Credits

Art
Bill Benulis, line art

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

Art
John Daly , line art
Editing
David Adams, editor

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First print
United States
Target Comics (Novelty Press, 1940 series) #Vol. 3 No. 1 (March 1942)
Also printed
United States
Dick Cole (Novelty Press, 1948 series) #7 (January 1950)

Synopsis

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

Notes

Rawhide Ike Robbins is introduced in Target Comics v2 n1. 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

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First print
Australia
A Climax Color Comic (Colour Comics, 1948 series) #11 ([1948?])
Fort Zero
Also printed
Australia
Climax Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #1 ([June 1962?])
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
S. M. Iger, original Art Director [credited as Jerry Iger]
Management
J. F. Byrne, original Managing Editor [credited]

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

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

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

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Original

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

Credits

Art
Pete Morisi, line art
 
Pete Morisi, penciller [as PM]

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First print
United States
Danger (Comic Media, 1953 series) #11 (August 1954)
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

Notes

Begins: "Can I have a vanilla ice cream cone?"


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 2328

Entry created

  • 19/03/2005

Cover added

  • 16/01/2014

Index completed

  • 14/06/2009

Last updated

  • 23/09/2019