Color Giant #2

Published
1957
Page count
100
Cover price
2/6 [0-2-6 AUP]
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Square bound
Format
Comic series
Branding
None

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled Cover, 1 page

"100 pages! All color!"

Featuring

Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Wonder Woman; Green Arrow; Aquaman; Vigilante

Credits

Art
Peter Chapman, line art
Colours
, colourist

Notes

Art credit from Kevin Patrick.

Show/hide 1. Joe Palma Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Non-Fiction

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Gang Busters (DC, 1947 series) #6 (October-November 1948)
Spy Catcher!

Notes

This page is in black and white.

Show/hide 2. The Quest for the Two Dead Men! (vigilante) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
vigilante
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter
Art
Dan Barry, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #144 (May 1950)
The Quest For the "Two Dead Men"
Show/hide 3. The Crazy Costumes! (Superboy) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lana Lang

Credits

Writing
Bill Woolfolk, scripter [as William Woolfolk]
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Sy Barry , inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #33 (June 1954)
The Crazy Costumes!

Synopsis

Superboy mysteriously appears in various crazy costumes- dressed as Cupid, and a scarecrow for instance.

Show/hide 4. The Secret of Hill 141 Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense; war

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Bill Ely, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #44 (November 1955)
The Secret of Hill 141
Show/hide 5. Up in Smoke! (Blabber Mouse) Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Feature
Blabber Mouse
Genre
Anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Blabber Mouse; Jimmy; Tom Cat

Credits

Writing
Sy Reit , scripter
Art
Rube Grossman, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Larry Nadle, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Leading Screen Comics (DC, 1950 series) #69 (August 1954)
Up in Smoke!
Show/hide 6. Hercules Lives Again (Roy Raymond TV Detective) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Roy Raymond TV Detective
Genre
Detective

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Ruben Moreira, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #223 (September 1955)
Hercules Lives Again
Show/hide 7. The Boy Who Refused to Swim (Aquaman) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Ramona Fradon, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor
 
Jack Schiff, original Managing Editor
 
Mort Weisinger, original Story Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Story Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #221 (February 1956)
The Boy Who Refused to Swim
Show/hide 8. The World's Greatest Magician (John Jones Manhunter from Mars) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
John Jones Manhunter from Mars
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Martian Manhunter (John Jones; J'Onn J'Onzz); Daro; Zodak

Credits

Writing
David Wood , scripter [as Dave Wood]
Art
Joe Certa, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #235 (September 1956)
The World's Greatest Magician
Also printed
United States
Showcase Presents: Martian Manhunter (DC, 2007 series) #1 (2007)
The World's Greatest Magician

Synopsis

Jones becomes a circus magician in order to smoke out a thief.

Show/hide 9. Jungle King for a Day (Congo Bill) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Congo Bill
Genre
Jungle
Characters
Congo Bill

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Ed Smalle, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #213 (February 1956)
Jungle King For A Day
Show/hide 10. Three Secret Wishes! (Wonder Woman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wonder Woman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman; Steve Trevor; Ann Smith; Peter Mason; Joan

Credits

Writing
Robert Kanigher, scripter
Art
Harry Peter, line art [as Harry G. Peter]
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Robert Kanigher, original editor [attributed] (actual)

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First print
United States
Wonder Woman (DC, 1942 series) #81 (April 1956)
Three Secret Wishes

Synopsis

Wonder Woman answers the wishes of people who throw coins into a well.

Show/hide 11. The Ocean Pest! (Captain Compass) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Captain Compass
Genre
Detective

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
Joe Certa, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #222 (August 1955)
The Ocean Pest!
Also printed
United States
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #30 (November 1982)
The Ocean Pest!
Show/hide 12. Secret of the Scientific doodads! Comic story, 6 pages

Credits

Writing
Joe Samachson, scripter
Art
Carmine Infantino, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Mystery in Space (DC, 1951 series) #31 (April-May 1956)
Secret of the Scientific Doodads
Show/hide 13. Four-Footed Circus Daredevil! (Rex the Wonder Dog) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Rex the Wonder Dog
Genre
Adventure; animal

Credits

Writing
Bob Haney, scripter
Art
Gil Kane, penciller
 
Bernard Sachs, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Julius Schwartz, original editor [attributed] (actual)

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First print
United States
The Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog (DC, 1952 series) #28 (July-August 1956)
Four-Footed Circus Daredevil!

Synopsis

Danny and Rex do a bicycle high-wire act at a visiting circus as amateur talent. But when the acrobats are injured, pretty Marle asks their help to keep the family's performance contract. Rex stops elephants and rescues the two when stranded on the high wire - but it's Danny who gets the hug from the pretty aerialist!

Show/hide 14. The House Where Dreams Came True Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Detective-mystery

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
John Prentice, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Tales of the Unexpected (DC, 1956 series) #4 (August 1956)
The House Where Dreams Came True
Also printed
United States
Showcase Presents: Tales of the Unexpected (DC, 2012) ([October] 2012)
The House Where Dreams Came True

Synopsis

The dreams of the girls who live in Mrs. Moore's boarding house all have their dreams come true. All she asks in return is a lock of their hair to remember them by.

Show/hide 15. The Scarlet Bowmen (The Green Arrow) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero
Characters
The Scarlet Bowmen [Albert Regal; Peter Regal]

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
George Papp, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor
 
Jack Schiff, original Managing Editor
 
Mort Weisinger, original Story Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Story Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #226 (July 1956)
The Scarlet Bowmen

Synopsis

Green Arrow and Speedy impersonate the Scarlet Bowmen of Belgravia.

Show/hide 16. Untitled (Casey The Cop) Comic story, 1 page

"Is this your dog?"

Featuring

Feature
Casey The Cop
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #227 (January 1956)
Untitled

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 2951

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