All Star Adventure Comic #74

Published
April 1972
Page count
52
Cover price
0.20 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Matte colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Midas of Metropolis! (Superman) Cover, 1 page

""Midas of Metropolis!" "Please Superman! You've got all the money in the world! Help these poor people!" "Stay Back! I've got a reason for destroying it!""

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Code
B-766

Credits

Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Murphy Anderson, inker
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #394 (November 1970)
Superman-Midas of Metropolis
Show/hide 1. Midas of Metropolis! (Superman) Comic story, 14 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Code
B-757

Credits

Writing
Leo Dorfman, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Murphy Anderson, inker
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #394 (November 1970)
Midas of Metropolis!
Also printed
Australia
Superman (KG Murray, 1977 series) #1 ([1977])
Midas of Metropolis
Show/hide 2. Space-Enemy Number One! Comic story, 5.6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Carmine Infantino, line art
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Mystery in Space (DC, 1951 series) #29 (December 1955-January 1956)
Space Enemy Number One
Also printed
United States
Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #92 (September 1971)
Space-Enemy Number One!

Notes

This printing of the story is probably sourced from Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #92 (September 1971).

Show/hide 3. Wonder Comic [Aquaman] (Aquaman) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.4 pages

"Heart freezing adventure is yours in every power packed issue of Wonder Comic. On sale everywhere. 20c"

Details

Printed
1968? to 1973?
Genre
Superhero
More...
Wonder Comic [Aquaman]

Notes

Featuring Aquaman.

Show/hide 4. The Martian Horse! Comic story, 5.6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Code
S-809

Credits

Writing
Mann Rubin, scripter
Art
Howard Sherman, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Julius Schwartz, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Mystery in Space (DC, 1951 series) #9 (August-September 1952)
The Martian Horse
Also printed
Australia
Five-Score Plus Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #30 ([October 1960?])
The Martian Horse
 
United States
DC Special (DC, 1968 series) #13 (July-August 1971)
The Martian Horse!

Notes

This printing of the story is sourced from DC Special (DC, 1968 series) #13 (July-August 1971).

Show/hide 5. Scienti-Fact (Scienti-Fact) Comic story, 0.4 pages

"The top speed of land tortoises is about 1/4 mile per hour…"

Featuring

Feature
Scienti-Fact
Genre
Non-Fiction
Code
S-815

Credits

Writing
Julius Schwartz, scripter
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
DC Special (DC, 1968 series) #13 (July-August 1971)
"The top speed of land tortoises..."
Show/hide 6. The Lady or the Tiger-Man (Captain Comet) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Captain Comet
Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Murphy Anderson, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Julius Schwartz, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #34 (July 1953)
The Lady or the Tiger-Man
This version
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #244 (November 1971)
The Lady or the Tiger-Man

Notes

This printing is sourced from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #244 (November 1971) and includes the heading "A Superman Extra".

Show/hide 7. Frightened to Death! Comic story, 1.6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Code
B-409

Credits

Writing
Murray Boltinoff, scripter
Art
George Tuska, line art
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Unexpected (DC, 1968 series) #127 (September 1971)
Frightened to Death
Show/hide 8. Blackhawk (Blackhawk) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.4 pages

"Battle the forces of evil with Blackhawk in his own magazine. On sale everywhere 20c"

Details

Printed
1969? to 1973?
Genre
War
More...
Blackhawk

Notes

Pencils by Dick Dillon.

Show/hide 9. Kirby's the Name! Illustration, 1 page

Featuring

Code
X-195

Credits

Writing
Jack Kirby, scripter
Art
Jack Kirby, penciller
 
Vince Colletta, inker
Editing
Jack Kirby, editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #141 (September 1971)
Kirby's the Name!

Synopsis

Kirby at his drawing board

Notes

Intro page for Newsboy Legion reprint.

Show/hide 10. The Story of the Newsboy Legion (Newsboy Legion Starring the Guardian) Comic story, 13 pages

"A wise man once said… "There is no such thing as a bad boy!""

Featuring

Feature
Newsboy Legion Starring the Guardian
Genre
Superhero
Code
X-204

Credits

Writing
Joe Simon, scripter
 
Jack Kirby, scripter
Art
Jack Kirby, penciller
 
Joe Simon, inker
Text
Howard Ferguson, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Star Spangled Comics (DC, 1941 series) #7 (April 1942)
The Story of the Newsboy Legion
Also printed
United States
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #141 (September 1971)
Star Spangled Comics #7
 
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #503 (September 1983)
The Newsboy Legion
 
United States
The Newsboy Legion by Joe Simon & Jack Kirby (DC, 2010 series) #1 (February 2010)
The Story of the Newsboy Legion

Notes

"Star-Spangled Comics Presents Newsboy Legion Starring the Guardian". This printing is sourced from Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #141 (September 1971).


Status

This issue includes help from

  • Spiros Xenos

AusReprints ID

  • 2908

Entry created

  • 09/01/2006

Cover added

  • 04/09/2011

Index completed

  • 28/10/2006

Last updated

  • 18/07/2015