Superman Supacomic #30

Published
January 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
Square bound
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Super-Mischief of Mr. Mxyzptlk! (Superman) Cover, 1 page

"Is it a man? Is it a bird? No--it’s a jailbird!"

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Mr. Mxyzptlk

Credits

Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #148 (October 1961)
The Super-Mischief of Mr. Mxyzptlk!
Show/hide 1. Mr. Mxyzptlk's Super-Mischief! (Superman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Mr. Mxyzptlk (villain); Superman Emergency Squad (guest stars); Perry White; Krypto (cameo)

Credits

Writing
Jerry Siegel , scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Sheldon Moldoff , inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #148 (October 1961)
Mr. Mxyzptlk's Super-Mischief!
Also printed
United States
Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #3 (April 2007)
Mr. Mxyzptlk's Super-Mischief!

Synopsis

Mr. Mxyzptlk changes his name to try to prevent Superman from sending him back to the 5th dimension.

Show/hide 2. The Man Who Saved Kal-El's Life (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Paul Pratt (villain); Gerald Greer (villain); Lois Lane; Professor Amos Dunn; Jor-El (flashback); Lara (flashbacks); Superbaby (flashback); Superboy (flashback); Ramon (Security Guard); Babe Ruth (Cameo)

Credits

Writing
Robert Bernstein, scripter
Art
Al Plastino, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #212 (December 1968)
The Man Who Saved Kal-El's Life!
Also printed
Australia
Giant Superman Album (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #14 ([November 1969?])
The Man Who Saved Kal-El's Life
 
United States
Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #3 (April 2007)
The Man Who Saved Kal-El's Life!

Synopsis

Superman meets Professor Dunn who visited Krypton and meet Jor-El before Krypton exploded. Using the Professor's "Matter-Radio" plans two crooks are on a crime spree.

Show/hide 3. No title recorded (Little Pete) Comic story, 1 page
Show/hide 4. Jimmy Olsen's Kookie Scoops (Tales of the Bizarro World) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Bizarro World
Genre
Superhero; Humour
Characters
Intro Olsen-Bizarro, Perry White, Jimmy Olsen, Bizarro Lois, Bizarro Perry White, Bizarro Krypto

Credits

Writing
Jerry Siegel, scripter
Art
John Forte, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #287 (August 1961)
Jimmy Olsen's Kookie Scoops
Also printed
United States
80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #13 (August 1965)
Jimmy Olsen's Kookie Scoops
 
Australia
Giant Jimmy Olsen Album (Colour Comics, 1966 series) #1 ([September 1966?])
Jimmy Olsen's Kookie Scoops
 
United States
Superman: Tales of the Bizarro World (DC, 2000 series) ([September] 2000)
Jimmy Olsen's Kookie Scoops!

Synopsis

Jimmy accidentally gets transported to the Bizarro World and tries to work for the Bizarro newspaper

Show/hide 5. The Twice-Told Tale of Batman and Robin (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, penciller
 
Charles Paris, inker
Text
Stan Starkman, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, original Editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, original Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #143 (October 1961)
The Twice-Told Tale of Batman and Robin
Show/hide 6. Prisoners of the Dark World (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]; Eddie Stark (intro, villain); The Gruggs (intro, villain); Yllans (intro)

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) #293 (July 1961)
Prisoners of the Dark World
Show/hide 7. The Blind Batman (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #143 (October 1961)
The Blind Batman
Show/hide 8. The Impossible Mission! (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Abraham Lincoln; Mary Todd Lincoln; Tad Lincoln; Lex Luthor; John Wilkes Booth; red kryptonite

Credits

Writing
Jerry Siegel, scripter
Art
George Papp, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #85 (December 1960)
The Impossible Mission!
Also printed
United States
80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #11 (June 1965)
The Impossible Mission!
 
Australia
Giant Superman Album (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #8 ([November 1966?])
The Impossible Mission
 
United States
Superman in the Sixties (DC, 1999) ([September] 1999)
The Impossible Mission!
 
United States
Superman: Past and Future (DC, 2008 series) ([December] 2008)
The Impossible Mission!

Synopsis

Superboy travels to the past to prevent the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, but runs into the adult Lex Luthor who immobilizes Superboy with red kryptonite. When Luthor realizes he has prevented Superboy from saving Lincoln, he remorsefully flees the past in his time machine.

Show/hide 9. The Knave from Krypton (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Dev-Em, Ma and Pa Kent, Jor-El, Krypton, Krypto, Phantom Zone, Lana Lang, Chief Parker, Red Kryptonite.

Credits

Writing
Jerry Siegel, scripter
Art
George Papp, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #288 (September 1961)
The Knave from Krypton

Synopsis

Dev-Em puts Superboy in Phantom Zone; takes his place and destroys his reputation.

Show/hide 10. Superboy Meets Ben-Hur (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

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

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #92 (October 1961)
Superboy Meets Ben Hur!
Also printed
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #179 (November 1971)
Superboy Meets Ben Hur!
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #155 ([July 1972?])
Superboy Meets Ben Hur

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 2511

Entry created

  • 10/05/2005

Cover added

  • 07/09/2017

Index completed

  • 01/09/2005

Last updated

  • 17/03/2020