Super Giant #2

Published
March 1973
Page count
100
Cover price
0.30 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
None

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled Cover, 1 page

"The biggest comic of them all "Evacuate the city!! Run for your lives!! 'X' still lives!!""

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Art
Jack Kirby, penciller
 
Dick Ayers, inker

Reprint history

First print
United States
Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #20 (June 1961)
This version
United States
Fear (Marvel, 1970 series) #2 (January 1971)
Show/hide 1. What Was "X" the Thing That Lived! Comic story, 18 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Code
V-185

Credits

Writing
Stan Lee , plotter
 
Larry Lieber , scripter
Art
Jack Kirby, penciller
 
Dick Ayers, inker
Text
Artie Simek, letterer
Editing
Stan Lee, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #20 (June 1961)
What Was "X" the Thing That Lived! [Part 1]
Also printed
United States
Fear (Marvel, 1970 series) #2 (January 1971)
What Was "X" the Thing That Lived!

Synopsis

A comic writer's monsters keep coming to life, until he creates one that can't be defeated. The monster is unstoppable physically, but he wills it out of existence.

Show/hide 2. The Road to Madness Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Art
Bob Forgione, penciller
 
Vince Alascia, inker
Editing
Al Fago, editor [as Alfred V. Fago]

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Thing (Charlton, 1952 series) #9 (July 1953)
Show/hide 3. [The Origin of Johnny Galaxy] (Johnny Galaxy) Comic story, 7 pages
Show/hide 4. The Perils of Conquest Part 1: The Contest Part 2: Cleopatra's Daughter Part 3: The Secret of the Sphinx (Nyoka the Jungle Girl) Comic story, 21 pages

Featuring

Feature
Nyoka the Jungle Girl
Genre
Adventure; jungle

Credits

Editing
Al Fago, editor [as Designed by Al Fago Studios]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Zoo Funnies (Charlton, 1953 series) #9 (January 1955)
Show/hide 5. Forewarned is Four-Armed (Headstone P. Gravely [Host]) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Headstone P. Gravely [Host]
Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
Neal Adams, scripter
 
Roy Thomas, scripter
Art
Marie Severin, penciller
 
Herb Trimpe, inker
 
Tom Sutton, inker
Editing
Stan Lee, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Chamber of Darkness (Marvel, 1969 series) #2 (December 1969)
Also printed
United States
Creatures on the Loose (Marvel, 1971 series) #14 (November 1971)
Show/hide 6. All in a Day's Work Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Western-Frontier

Credits

Writing
Bill Everett, scripter
Art
Bill Everett, line art
Text
Artie Simek, letterer
Editing
Stan Lee, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Two Gun Kid (Marvel, 1953 series) #82 (July 1966)
Also printed
United States
The Rawhide Kid (Marvel, 1960 series) #88 (June 1971)
Show/hide 7. The Men from Mars (Ready--Action--Camera) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Ready--Action--Camera
Genre
Science fiction

Reprint history

First print
United States
This Magazine is Haunted (Fawcett, 1951 series) #12 (August 1953)

Notes

"Super Giant Presents--" has been added at the start of the story, replacing an image of the story's "host" (also removed from the end of the story). For the orginal, see thehorrorsofitall.blogspot.com.

Show/hide 8. Clem and Clyde Mighty Hunters (Clem and Clyde Mighty Hunters) Comic story, 3 pages

"Run for your lives! The gorilla has broken out of his cage!"

Featuring

Feature
Clem and Clyde Mighty Hunters
Genre
Humour

Credits

Editing
Al Fago, editor [as Designed by Al Fago Studios]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Zoo Funnies (Charlton, 1953 series) #9 (January 1955)
Show/hide 9. I Learned the Dread Secret of The Blip Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Code
T-943

Credits

Art
Jack Kirby, penciller
 
Dick Ayers, inker
Editing
Stan Lee, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #15 (January 1961)
Also printed
United States
Fear (Marvel, 1970 series) #2 (January 1971)
Show/hide 10. Untitled (The Yellow Claw) Comic story, 5 pages

"Foiled in his first attempt to cripple western defences by the timely appearance of Jimmy Woo, the sinister ancient oriental mystic..."

Featuring

Feature
The Yellow Claw
Genre
Spy
Code
K648

Credits

Writing
Jack Kirby, scripter
Art
Jack Kirby, line art
 
Rosalind Kirby, inker [as Roz Kirby]
Editing
Stan Lee, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Yellow Claw (Marvel, 1956 series) #1 (October 1956)
Also printed
Australia
All Star Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #3 ([January 1960?])
 
United States
Giant-Size Master of Kung Fu (Marvel, 1974 series) #2 (December 1974)

Notes

Called "The Trap" in GCD.

Show/hide 11. Monsters of the Mind Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Stories From Another World (Fawcett, 1952 series) #4 (December 1952)

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 2428

Entry created

  • 05/04/2005

Cover added

  • 05/04/2005

Index completed

  • 06/02/2010

Last updated

  • 26/08/2019