Superman Presents Wonder Comic Monthly #126

Published
October 1975
Page count
52
Cover price
0.25 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Planet Comics (1)
 
Planet Comics (1)

Credits

Editing
, editor

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Show/hide Cover The Freak Who Never Fails (Superman and Batman) Cover, 1 page

"Top Value! 48 Pages "Let's go, Batman! Metamorpho isn't here either!" "The Freak Who Never Fails!""

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Metamorpho

Credits

Art
Nick Cardy, line art

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #226 (November-December 1974)
Show/hide 1. The Freak Who Never Fails Part 1: Mission To Mariposa Part 2: The Germ Bomb Part 3: Even Dictators Die (Superman and Batman) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Metamorpho

Credits

Writing
Bob Haney, scripter
Art
Dick Dillin, penciller
 
Tex Blaisdell, inker
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, editor
 
Paul Levitz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #226 (November-December 1974)
The Freak Who Never Fails
Show/hide 2. Tricks of Metamorpho's Trade (Metamorpho, the Element Man) Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Metamorpho, the Element Man
Genre
Superhero
Code
B-2226

Credits

Writing
E. Nelson Bridwell , scripter
Art
Ramona Fradon, penciller
 
Charles Paris, inker
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, editor
 
Paul Levitz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #226 (November-December 1974)
The Tricks of Metamorpho's Trade
Show/hide 3. Chapter 3: The Resurrection of Paul Kirk (Manhunter) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Manhunter
Genre
Superhero
Code
L-273

Credits

Writing
Archie Goodwin, scripter
Art
Walt Simonson, line art [as Walter Simonson]
Text
Joe Letterese, letterer
 
Walt Simonson, letterer [as Walter Simonson] (titles and sound effects)
Editing
Archie Goodwin, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #439 (February-March 1974)
The Resurrection of Paul Kirk
Show/hide 4. The Composite Superman (Superman and Batman with Robin) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman with Robin
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-889

Credits

Writing
Ed Hamilton, scripter [as Edmond Hamilton]
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
George Klein, inker (part 1)
 
Sheldon Moldoff, inker (part 2)
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #142 (June 1964)
The Composite Superman
Also printed
Australia
Century Comic (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #101 ([November 1964?])
The Composite Superman Part 2: The Battle Between Titans
 
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #223 (May-June 1974)
The Composite Superman!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: World's Finest (DC, 2007 series) #Volume 2 ([October] 2008)
The Composite Superman!

Synopsis

A freak accident gives Joe Meach the powers of the entire Legion of Super-Heroes and he becomes the Composite Superman. With power exceeding Superman's he seems about to conquer the two heroes, but his powers begin to fade. Unable to reproduce the original lightning strike he loses power and memory both. Batman and Superman are bewildered as to why the Composite Superman fled... where he went... or who he is.

Show/hide 5. Part 2: The Battle Between Titans (Superman and Batman with Robin) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman with Robin
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Ed Hamilton, scripter [as Edmond Hamilton]
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
George Klein, inker (part 1)
 
Sheldon Moldoff, inker (part 2)
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #142 (June 1964)
The Composite Superman
Also printed
Australia
Century Comic (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #101 ([November 1964?])
The Composite Superman Part 2: The Battle Between Titans
 
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #223 (May-June 1974)
The Composite Superman!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: World's Finest (DC, 2007 series) #Volume 2 ([October] 2008)
The Composite Superman!

Synopsis

A freak accident gives Joe Meach the powers of the entire Legion of Super-Heroes and he becomes the Composite Superman. With power exceeding Superman's he seems about to conquer the two heroes, but his powers begin to fade. Unable to reproduce the original lightning strike he loses power and memory both. Batman and Superman are bewildered as to why the Composite Superman fled... where he went... or who he is.


Status

This issue includes help from

  • Spiros Xenos
  • Mark Muller
  • Grand Comics Database

AusReprints ID

  • 2600

Entry created

  • 30/06/2005

Cover added

  • 28/03/2017

Index completed

  • 30/06/2007

Last updated

  • 28/03/2017