Super Giant #17

Published
September 1975
Page count
100
Cover price
0.40 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 The Thing That Devoured a Planet! Cover, 1 page

"A monster as huge as the universe itself strikes! "The Thing That Devoured a Planet!" "He broke through! Nothing can save us now! Nothing!" "It's--the end of the world!""

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy-Supernatural

Credits

Art
Gil Kane, penciller
 
Frank Giacoia, inker
Text
Danny Crespi, letterer
Editing
Roy Thomas, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Weird Wonder Tales (Marvel, 1973 series) #1 (December 1973)
The Thing That Devoured a Planet!
Show/hide 1. The Powerhouse Trio [black and white] Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"The Powerhouse Trio Superman Superboy Supergirl. Follow their adventures in all the super comics at your newsagent now!"

Details

Printed
1974 to 1976
Genre
Superhero
More...
The Powerhouse Trio [black and white]

Notes

This image is based on the back cover of 100-Page Super Spectacular DC-15 (Pencils and Inks: Nick Cardy). Part of the "A" symbol on Aquaman's belt has been left on Superboy's costume, even though other elements have been drawn in.

Show/hide 2. The Thing That Devoured a Planet! Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy-Supernatural
Code
[9473]

Credits

Art
Al Hartley, line art
Editing
Stan Lee, original editor
 
Roy Thomas, original editor (US reprint editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Weird Wonder Tales (Marvel, 1973 series) #1 (December 1973)
The Thing That Devoured A Planet
Show/hide 3. The Amazons (Gora Gopal) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Gora Gopal
Genre
Jungle

Credits

Writing
Almirall , scripter
Art
Carrillo, line art [signed as Carrallo]

Reprint history

First print
Spain
Super Mortadelo (Bruguera, 1972 series) #101 (1980)
Las amazonas
Also printed
France
Buffalo Bill (J&V, 1973 series) #7 (January 1975)
Les Amazones
 
Spain
Gora Gopal y Otras Aventuras Exóticas (Glénat, 2012? series) #1 (2012)
Las Amazonas

Notes

There are some suggestions that scripts on this series were by Almirall, not Carrallo (http://joannavarrobadia.blogspot.com.au/2011/10/carrillo-los-mercenarios.html). This is yet to be verified.

Show/hide 4. The Conqueror Worm Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Art
Morris Marcus, penciller [as Morris "Mo" Marcus]
 
Rocco Mastroserio , inker [as Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio]
Editing
Roy Ald, editor
 
Al Jetter, Art Editor
Management
Will Lieberson, Executive Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Worlds of Fear (Fawcett, 1952 series) #5 (July 1952)
The conqueror Worm
Also printed
Australia
Planet Series 2 (Murray, 1979 series) #7 ([1979?]) —The Many Ghosts of Doctor Graves
The Conqueror Worm
Show/hide 5. The Pay-Off (Cheyenne Kid) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Cheyenne Kid
Genre
Western-Frontier
Code
5376

Credits

Writing
Joe Gill, scripter
Art
Pat Boyette, line art
Editing
George Wildman, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Cheyenne Kid (Charlton, 1957 series) #99 (November 1973)
The Pay-Off
Also printed
Australia
Super Western Album (KG Murray, 1975 series) #4 ([July 1976?])
The Pay-Off
Show/hide 6. Jungle Outlaw! (Jann of the Jungle) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jann of the Jungle
Genre
Jungle

Credits

Writing
Don Rico, scripter
Art
Jay Scott Pike, line art
Editing
Stan Lee, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Jann of the Jungle (Marvel, 1955 series) #8 (November 1955)
Jungle Outlaw
Also printed
Australia
All Star Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #3 ([January 1960?])
Jungle Outlaw
Show/hide 7. I.O.U. Too Much (Ballyhoo Barney) Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Feature
Ballyhoo Barney
Genre
Humour

Credits

Editing
Ginny Provisiero, editor [as V. A. Provisiero]
 
Al Jetter, Art Director
Management
Will Lieberson, Executive Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Nyoka the Jungle Girl (Fawcett, 1945 series) #67 (May 1952)
I.O.U. Too Much!
Also printed
Australia
Super Giant (KG Murray, 1974 series) #21 ([May 1976?])
I.O.U Too Much!
Show/hide 8. Horror at the Lighthouse Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Writing
Bill Woolfolk, scripter
Art
Sheldon Moldoff, line art
 
Sheldon Moldoff , inker
Text
Charlotte Jetter, letterer
Editing
Al Jetter, original Art Editor
 
Kay Woods, original editor [as Catherine V. Woods]
Management
Will Lieberson, original Executive Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Beware! Terror Tales (Fawcett, 1952 series) #6 (March 1953)
Horror at the Lighthouse!

Synopsis

Lester Junes starts work as a lighthouse keeper where he meets an alien underwater monster commanding him to feed him the flesh of shipwrecked sailors.

Show/hide 9. The Jungle Ghosts Chapter One: The Unknown Danger (Nyoka the Jungle Girl) Comic story, 6.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Nyoka the Jungle Girl
Genre
Jungle

Credits

Writing
Rod Reed , scripter
Art
Bert Whitman , line art
Editing
Ginny Provisiero, editor [as V. A. Provisiero]
 
Al Jetter, Art Director
Management
Will Lieberson, Executive Editor

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Nyoka the Jungle Girl (Fawcett, 1945 series) #70 (August 1952)
The Jungle Ghosts, Chapter One: The Unknown Danger
Also printed
Australia
Nyoka the Jungle Girl (Cleland, 1949 series) #47 ([1953?])
The Jungle Ghosts Chapter One The Unknown Danger
Show/hide 10. Superman Supacomic (Superman) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

"If it's action you want buy Superman Supacomic. On sale everwhere."

Details

Printed
1975?
Genre
Superhero
More...
Superman Supacomic

Notes

Note that this version of the advertisement doesn't have a price. The image is from page 20 of "The Race to the End of the Universe" in The Flash 175 (pencils: Ross Andru, inks: Mike Esposito). This story is reprinted in Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly 37.

Show/hide 11. The Jungle Ghosts Chapter Two: The Volcano Peril (Nyoka the Jungle Girl) Comic story, 6.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Nyoka the Jungle Girl
Genre
Jungle

Credits

Writing
Rod Reed , scripter
Art
Bert Whitman , line art
Editing
Ginny Provisiero, editor [as V. A. Provisiero]
 
Al Jetter, Art Director
Management
Will Lieberson, Executive Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Nyoka the Jungle Girl (Fawcett, 1945 series) #70 (August 1952)
The Jungle Ghosts, Chapter Two: The Volcano Peril
Also printed
Australia
Nyoka the Jungle Girl (Cleland, 1949 series) #47 ([1953?])
The Jungle Ghosts Chapter Two The Volcano Peril
Show/hide 12. Trade Practices Act 1974 Advertisement, 0.33 pages

"Notice to Advertisers and Advertising Agents..."

Details

Printed
1975
More...
Trade Practices Act 1974

Notes

This advertisement appears to have run in most Murray comics from April 1975 to November 1975.

Show/hide 13. The Jungle Ghosts Chapter Three: The Death Trap (Nyoka the Jungle Girl) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Nyoka the Jungle Girl
Genre
Jungle

Credits

Writing
Rod Reed , scripter
Art
Bert Whitman , line art
Editing
Ginny Provisiero, editor [as V. A. Provisiero]
 
Al Jetter, Art Director
Management
Will Lieberson, Executive Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Nyoka the Jungle Girl (Fawcett, 1945 series) #70 (August 1952)
The Jungle Ghosts, Chapter Three: The Death Trap!
Also printed
Australia
Nyoka the Jungle Girl (Cleland, 1949 series) #47 ([1953?])
The Jungle Ghosts Chapter Three The Death Trap!
Show/hide 14. Poor Fish (The Thing Presents…) Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Thing Presents…
Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Writing
Carl Memling, scripter
Art
Chic Stone , inker
Editing
Al Fago, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Thing (Charlton, 1952 series) #13 (April 1954)
Poor Fish

Synopsis

A pickpocket hides in an aquarium. He climbs into a tank of innocent looking small fish.

Show/hide 15. The Parrot from the "Phoebius" (Dick Turpin) Comic story, 16 pages

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 2570

Entry created

  • 25/05/2005

Cover added

  • 18/04/2011

Index completed

  • 18/04/2011

Last updated

  • 24/09/2019