Climax Adventure Comic #20

Published
May 1976
Page count
52
Cover price
0.30 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Planet Comics (2)
 
Planet Comics (2)

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Dead on Five (The Vroom) Cover, 1 page

"The Vroom "The roar of the engines filled the circus tent, surrounded the overwhelmed public and dominated the whole atmosphere… Dangerous and terryfing (sic) exercises taking place againts (sic) a deafening roar… The people involved--Tim and Paul… Otto, Tony and Emma, The Vromms (sic) are on track…""

Featuring

Feature
The Vroom
Genre
Car

Credits

Art
José Duarte, line art

Reprint history

First print
Climax Adventure Comic (KG Murray, 1974 series) #20 — Dead on Five (page 1)
Show/hide 1. Dead on Five (The Vroom) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Vroom
Genre
Adventure

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
José Duarte, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Selecciones Ilustradas, editor

Notes

Read more about The Vroom.

Show/hide 2. Strange Fears (Strange Fears) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Strange Fears
Genre
Non-Fiction
Show/hide 3. I Dared Defy the Floating Head Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Code
T-562
Characters
Bruce; Hank Rogers; Mayor Robert F. Wagner, Jr. (cameo)

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Paul Reinman, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Stan Lee, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #8 (March 1960)
I Dared Defy the Floating Head!
Also printed
United States
Where Creatures Roam (Marvel, 1970 series) #2 (September 1970)
I Dared Defy the Floating Head!
 
Australia
Super Giant (KG Murray, 1974 series) #11 ([September 1974?])
I Dared Defy the Floating Head
 
United States
Marvel Masterworks: Atlas Era Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 2006 series) #1 (2006)
I Dared Defy the Floating Head!

Synopsis

A giant floating head appears over New York, claiming that it is the advance scout of an alien invasion, and ordering everyone to evacuate. People panic when the head destroys a warehouse to demonstrate its power, but a young boy reveals that the whole thing is a hoax by criminals hoping to loot the empty city.

Show/hide 4. Primates (Jungle Facts) Comic story, 1 page
Show/hide 5. Geminis (Geminis) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Geminis
Genre
Spy

Credits

Writing
Carlos Echevarría, scripter [as Carlos Echevarria]
Art
Alfonso Font, line art
Editing
Selecciones Ilustradas, editor

Reprint history

Also printed
Spain
Spirit (Garbo, 1975 series) #22 (March 1977)
 
Italy
Lanciostory (Eura Editoriale, 1975 series) v4#24 (17 June 1978)
 
Spain
Papel Vivo (Torre, 1978? series) #14 (1980)

Notes

Read more about Geminis.


Status

This issue includes help from

  • Spiros Xenos

AusReprints ID

  • 2618

Entry created

  • 06/07/2005

Cover added

  • 15/01/2014

Index completed

  • 09/06/2009

Last updated

  • 24/09/2019