Superman Supacomic #44

Published
April 1963
Page count
100
Cover price
2/-
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Super-Rivals (Superman) Cover, 1 page

""Lois! Lana! What are you doing with Hercules and Samson?" "I'm going to become Mrs. Hercules!" "And I'm going to be Mrs. Samson!" "The Super-Rivals!" A great imaginary story featuring Samson, Hercules and Superman"

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #279 (August 1961)
Show/hide 1. The Super-Rivals (Superman) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
Robert Bernstein , scripter
Art
John Forte, line art
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #279 (August 1961)
Also printed
United States
Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #3 (April 2007)

Notes

"An imaginary tale"

Show/hide 2. Superman Owes a Billion Pounds (Superman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
Robert Bernstein, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Sheldon Moldoff , inker
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #148 (October 1961)
 (Superman Owes a Billion Dollars)
Also printed
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #284 (February 1975)
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (KG Murray, 1974 series) #195 ([January 1976?])
 
United States
Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #3 (April 2007)
Based on
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #114 (July 1957)
 (Superman's Billion-Dollar Debt)
Show/hide 3. How Perry White Hired Clark Kent (Superman) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #133 (November 1959)
Also printed
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #214 (February 1969)

Notes

"An Untold Tale of Superman"

Show/hide 4. Bat-Mite's Super-Circus (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger, scripter
Art
Sheldon Moldoff, penciller
 
Charles Paris, inker
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #310 (December 1962)
Show/hide 5. Formula for Doom (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger, scripter
Art
Sheldon Moldoff, penciller
 
Charles Paris, inker
Text
Stan Starkman, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #152 (December 1962)
Show/hide 6. The Mystery Gadget from the Stars (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Art
Sheldon Moldoff, penciller
 
Charles Paris, inker
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #151 (November 1962)
Show/hide 7. The Stolen Super-Powers (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 11 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Super-hero
Code
N-194

Credits

Writing
Jerry Siegel, scripter
Art
John Forte, line art
Text
Joe Letterese, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #304 (January 1963)
The Stolen Superpowers!
Also printed
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #403 (March-April 1971)
 (80 Page Giant G81)
 
Australia
All Star Adventure Comic (KG Murray, 1973 series) #89 ([October 1974?])
The Stolen Super-Powers
 
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #499 (May 1983)
 
United States
The Legion of Super-Heroes Archives (DC, 1991 series) #1 (1991)
The Stolen Super-Powers!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Legion of Super-Heroes (DC, 2007 series) #1 ([April] 2007)
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Legion of Super-Heroes (DC, 2007 series) #1 ([April] 2007)
The Stolen Super-Powers!

Synopsis

Saturn Girl tries to sacrifice herself as the Legionnaire predicted to die fighting Zaryan, but Lightning Lad dies instead.

Notes

Death of Lightning Lad

Show/hide 8. The Valhalla of Super-Companions (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
Super-hero

Credits

Art
George Papp, line art
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #101 (December 1962)
Show/hide 9. The Handsome Hound 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
Characters
Krypto

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #101 (December 1962)

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 2516

Entry created

  • 13/05/2005

Cover added

  • 12/06/2007

Index completed

  • 12/06/2007

Last updated

  • 11/11/2007