Colossal Comic #22

Published
July 1962
Page count
164
Cover price
3/6 [0-3-6 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (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
Show/hide 1. The Alien Batman (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Charles Paris
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #251 (January 1958)
Also printed
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #94 ([March 1958?])
Show/hide 2. The Adventures of Mental-Man (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #196 (September 1954)
Also printed
Australia
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #91 ([March 1955?])
 
United Kingdom
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #64 (July 1955)
 
United States
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #1 (September-October 1979)
Show/hide 3. The Phantom With The Funny Face Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 4. The Gloves of Fate Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 5. The Voice From 2,500 Years Ago Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 6. Professor Smith's Magic Lamp Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy

Credits

Art
Jim Mooney
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #39 (June 1955)
Show/hide 7. Black Magic For Sale Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 8. The Prisoner of Clock Island Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 9. The Midget Maker Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Detective

Credits

Art
Ruben Moreira
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #43 (October 1955)
Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents Tip Top Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #40 ([August 1968?])

Notes

There has been significant redrawing to panels to extend this from a 6 page story.

Show/hide 10. Casey The Cop (Casey the Cop) Comic story, 1 page

"-but 711 is my nickname!"

Featuring

Feature
Casey the Cop
Genre
Gags

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff

Notes

Begins: "-but 711 is my nickname!"

Show/hide 11. The Jigsaw Puzzles of Peril Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 12. The Amazing Archer from Mars (The Green Arrow) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Green Arrow
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Art
George Papp
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (editor-in-chief), Jack Schiff (managing editor)
Murray Boltinoff (assoc), George Kashdan (assoc)

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #90 (September-October 1957)
Show/hide 13. The Super Athlete of Smallville (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
William Woolfolk?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Sy Barry?
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited), Mort Weisinger, (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #29 (December 1953)
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #89 ([July 1956])
 
Australia
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #89 ([July 1956?])
Show/hide 14. The Talking Toys of Lost Valley Comic story, 7 pages
Show/hide 15. Moolah The Mystic (Moolah the Mystic) Comic story, 1 page

"I got into a fight last night"

Featuring

Feature
Moolah the Mystic
Genre
Gags

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff

Notes

Begins: "I got into a fight last night"

Show/hide 16. Marauders From The Deep (The Green Arrow) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Green Arrow
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Art
George Papp
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (editor-in-chief), Jack Schiff (managing editor)
Murray Boltinoff (assoc), George Kashdan (assoc)

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #92 (January-February 1958)
Show/hide 17. Warden Willis (Warden Willis) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Warden Willis
Genre
Gags

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff

Notes

The Flying Toledos

Show/hide 18. Jerry the Jitterbug (Jerry the Jitterbug) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Jerry the Jitterbug
Genre
Gags

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff

Notes

A booking mistake

Show/hide 19. I Had To Spend A Million Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 20. The Armored Batman (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Stan Kaye
Letters
Pat Gordon
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #111 (October 1957)
Also printed
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #95 ([April 1958?])
 
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #193 (July-August 1967)
 (80 Page Giant G37)
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #16 ([November 1968?])
Show/hide 21. The Babe of Steel (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
Art
John Sikela
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, Jack Schiff (managing editor), Mort Weisinger, George Kashdan (story editors)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #221 (February 1956)
Also printed
Australia
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #89 ([July 1956?])
 
United Kingdom
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #89 ([July 1956])
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #48 ([February 1969?])

Notes

There are several stories called the Babe of Steel and this may not be the right source.

Show/hide 22. The Magic Kite Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 23. On the Set (On the Set) Comic story, 2 pages

"I haven't seen you in two years, Fred! I'm glad to hear you're doing well!"

Featuring

Feature
On the Set
Genre
Gags

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #206 (July 1955)
Untitled

Notes

Begins: "I haven't seen you in two years, Fred! I'm glad to hear you're doing well!"

Show/hide 24. The Toughest Job in The World (Superman) Comic story, 10 pages
Show/hide 25. The Raft of Doom (Aquaman) Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 26. Jerry the Jitterbug (Jerry the Jitterbug) Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jerry the Jitterbug
Genre
Gags

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 27. Dr. Floogle (Dr. Floogle) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Dr. Floogle
Genre
Gags

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff

Notes

Robot hitch-hiker


Status

This issue includes help from

  • Bob Kennedy
  • Dave Newton

AusReprints ID

  • 2417

Entry created

  • 02/04/2005

Cover added

  • 02/04/2005

Index completed

  • 28/02/2009

Last updated

  • 25/11/2011