Superman Supacomic #21

Published
April 1961
Page count
100
Cover price
2/- [0-2-0 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Square bound
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (Superman and Batman with Robin) Cover, 1 page

""Oh, no! It's the mischievous imp--Bat-mite!" "And that pesky pixie from the 5th dimension--Mr. Mxyzptlk!""

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman with Robin
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #113 (November 1960)
Also printed
United States
Showcase Presents: World's Finest (DC, 2007 series) #Volume 2 ([October] 2008)
Show/hide 1. Bat-Mite Meets Mr. Mxyzptlk (Superman and Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Jerry Coleman, scripter
Art
Dick Sprang, penciller
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #113 (November 1960)
Also printed
United States
Batman from the Thirties to the Seventies (Crown, 1971) #73-168329 (October 1971)
 
United States
Showcase Presents: World's Finest (DC, 2007 series) #Volume 2 ([October] 2008)
Show/hide 2. Superman Meets Al Capone (Superman) Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 3. The Mermaid from Atlantis (Superman) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Lori Lemaris; Ronal; Prince Gregory of Varonia; Prime Minister Basil; Aquaman (Cameo)

Credits

Writing
Jerry Siegel, scripter
Art
Wayne Boring, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #138 (July 1960)
The Mermaid From Atlantis
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superman Annual (KGM, 1951 series) #1967 (1967)
Mermaid from Atlantis
 
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #278 (August 1974)
The Mermaid From Atlantis!
 
Australia
Giant Lois Lane Album (Colour Comics, 1964 series) #14 ([June 1976?])
The Mermaid from Atlantis
 
United States
Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #Vol. Two (July 2006)
The Mermaid From Atlantis!

Synopsis

Lori tries to get Superman to propose to Lois by using her telepathy.

Show/hide 4. Batman, Robot (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Night Owl Gang [Number One [Eddie Chill]; Number Two [Wedge Dixon]; Petey] (intro, villain); The Gorman Gang (intro, villain); Batman robot (intro)

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger, scripter
Art
Sheldon Moldoff, penciller [as Bob Kane]
 
Charles Paris, inker [as Bob Kane]
Text
, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, original editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, original Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Associate Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #281 (July 1960)
Batman, Robot
Also printed
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #182 (August 1966)
Batman, Robot
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #11 ([November 1966?])
Batman, Robot

Synopsis

Batman is lured into a trap and supposedly dies in an explosion. Batman appears to be replaced by a robot. Although Robin pretends to believe it, he actually knows that the Caped Crusader is laying his own trap for a wanted felon.

Show/hide 5. The Interplanetary Batman (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger, scripter
Art
Sheldon Moldoff, line art
Text
Stan Starkman, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, editor
 
George Kashdan, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #128 (December 1959)
Also printed
United States
80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #12 (July 1965)
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #9 ([May 1966])
Show/hide 6. The Raven and The Wasp (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner Gordon (supporting); Ace the Bat-Hound (supporting); Kzan (intro, villain); Jhorl (intro, villain); The Raven [Joe Parker] (intro, villain); The Wasp [Willie Blaine] (intro, villain)

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger , scripter
Art
Sheldon Moldoff, penciller
 
Charles Paris, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, original editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, original Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Associate Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #287 (January 1961)
The Raven and the Wasp
Show/hide 7. Untitled (Homer) Comic story, 1 page

"Delivering a package there, Homer? Watch out for their big dog!"

Featuring

Feature
Homer
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Show/hide 8. The Boy Who Betrayed Clark Kent (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Pete Ross

Credits

Writing
Robert Bernstein, scripter
Art
George Papp, line art
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #86 (January 1961)
Also printed
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #342 (March 1966)
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #82 ([June 1966?])
 
United States
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #15 (August 1981)

Notes

Reprints the first appearance of Pete Ross.

Show/hide 9. The Super Coward (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Jerry Siegel, scripter
Art
Al Plastino, line art
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #86 (January 1961)
Show/hide 10. Superboy Visits the 50th Century (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
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
John Forte, inker
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #279 (December 1960)
Also printed
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #136 (March 1967)
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #104 ([April 1968?])
 
United States
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #36 (May 1983)

Notes

This story reprints the introduction of White Kryptonite.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 2505

Entry created

  • 10/05/2005

Cover added

  • 19/08/2017

Index completed

  • 06/02/2009

Last updated

  • 24/09/2019