Super Giant Album #23

Published
November 1976
Page count
100
Cover price
0.50 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
None

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Only the Desert Knows (Pinkerton's Man) Cover, 1 page

"Pinkerton's man…Only the desert knows"

Featuring

Feature
Pinkerton's Man
Genre
Western-Frontier

Credits

Painting
Jordi Bosch Penalva [as J. Penalva] (signed)

Reprint history

First print
Spain
Kung-Fu (Amaika, 1976 series) #4 (September 1976)
Show/hide 1. Only the Desert Knows (Pinkerton's Man) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Pinkerton's Man
Genre
Western-Frontier

Credits

Script
Enrique Sanchez Abulí ?
Art
Luis Bermejo
Editing
? (at Selecciones Ilustradas)

Reprint history

First print
Spain
Kung-Fu (Amaika, 1976 series) #9 (February 1977)
Solo lo sabe el desierto

Notes

A biography of Abulí at tebeosfera.com reports he wrote this episode of Jeff Blake. Other authors for this series were Carlos Echevarria and F. Enriquez (possibly later episodes only, also an artist).

Show/hide 2. Espionage: Muscle Beach Style (Tiffany Sinn, The CIA Sweetheart) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tiffany Sinn, The CIA Sweetheart
Genre
Spy
Job code
B-1082

Credits

Script
David A. Kaler
Art
Jim Aparo
Letters
Jim Aparo
Editing
Pat Masulli (Executive Editor)
Dick Giordano (Managing Editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Secret Agent (Charlton, 1966 series) #10 (October 1967)
Espionage: Muscle Beach Style
Show/hide 3. The Walking Cadaver Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Art
?
Editing
Will Lieberson (executive editor)
V.A. Provisiero (editor)
Al Jetter (art director)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Beware! Terror Tales (Fawcett, 1952 series) #7 (May 1953)
The Walking Cadaver
Also printed
Australia
Doomsday (Sport Magazine, 1972 series) #5 ([October 1972?])
The Walking Cadaver

Notes

1950s pre-code horror story.

Show/hide 4. A Case of Mistaken Ambulances Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Genre
Crime

Credits

Script
Peter F. Fatches (signed)
Art
Peter F. Fatches (signed)
Letters
Peter F. Fatches (signed)

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue

Notes

One-off Australian/urban crime comic strip. Read more about this story. Dated 1975.

Show/hide 5. Goon Squad Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
War
Job code
A-5091

Credits

Pencils
Charles Nicholas
Inks
Vincent Alascia
Editing
Pat Masulli

Reprint history

First print
United States
Battlefield Action (Charlton, 1957 series) #61 (December 1965)
Goon Squad

Notes

Korean War story.

Show/hide 6. Operation Pluto Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Art Capello (signed)
Editing
Alfred Fago
Walter Gibson

Reprint history

First print
United States
Space Adventures (Charlton, 1952 series) #2 (September 1952)
Operation Pluto
Also printed
Australia
Outer Space (New Century, 1958? series) #3 ([1958?])
Operation Pluto
Show/hide 7. The Rat (Geminis) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Geminis
Genre
Spy

Credits

Script
Carlos Echevarría
Art
Alfonso Font
Editing
? [Selecciones Ilustradas]

Reprint history

Printed in
Spain
Spirit (Garbo, 1975 series) #25 (June 1977)
Ratón
 (The Rat)
 
Italy
Lanciostory (Eura Editoriale, 1975 series) v4#36 (September 1978)
Episode 7  (The Rat)

Notes

World War One-era spy thriller.

Show/hide 8. Countdown (Wyatt Earp) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wyatt Earp
Genre
Western-Frontier
Job code
A-4302

Credits

Art
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio [as Mastroserio] (signed)
Editing
Pat Masulli (Executive Editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Wyatt Earp Frontier Marshal (Charlton, 1956 series) #60 (October 1965)
Countdown
Show/hide 9. Triple Jinx Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
War

Credits

Pencils
Charles Nicholas
Inks
Vince Alascia
Editing
Pat Masulli (Executive Editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Navy War Heroes (Charlton, 1964 series) #6 (January 1965)
Triple Jinx

Notes

World War II story.


Status

This issue includes help from

  • Kevin Patrick
  • Spiros Xenos

AusReprints ID

  • 2574

Entry created

  • 25/05/2005

Cover added

  • 08/12/2011

Index completed

  • 08/12/2011

Last updated

  • 30/10/2016