Colossal Comic #26

Published
August 1963
Page count
164
Cover price
3/6 [0-3-6 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Square bound
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover No title recorded (Superman and Batman with Robin) Cover, 1 page

"164 pages!"

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman with Robin
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Hart Amos, line art

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue

Notes

This issue includes all stories from US House of Mystery 54 and My Greatest Adventure 11.

Show/hide 1. Search for a New Robin (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Sheldon Moldoff, penciller
 
Charles Paris, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #237 (November 1956)
Also printed
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #97 ([June 1958?])
Show/hide 2. Three Dooms for Metropolis (Superman) Comic story, 10 pages
Show/hide 3. The Meteor Mystery (Tommy Tomorrow) Comic story, 60 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tommy Tomorrow
Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
John Fischetti, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, Story Editor
 
George Kashdan, Story Editor
Management
Jack Schiff, Managing Editor

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First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #168 (May 1952)
Show/hide 4. The 1,000 Lives of Superman (Superman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger, scripter [as Finger]
Art
Wayne Boring, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #99 (August 1955)
Also printed
Australia
Superman Super Library (Colour Comics, 1964 series) #43 ([December 1967?])
 
United States
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #8 (November-December 1980)
Show/hide 5. My Friend, "Madcap" Manning Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Ruben Moreira, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor
 
Jack Schiff, Associate Editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, Associate Editor

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First print
United States
My Greatest Adventure (DC, 1955 series) #11 (September-October 1956)
Show/hide 6. The Robot War of Smallville (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Jerry Coleman, scripter
Art
John Sikela, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, Story Editor
 
George Kashdan, Story Editor
Management
Jack Schiff, Managing Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #237 (June 1957)
 
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #237 (June 1957)
The Robot War of Smallville
Also printed
Australia
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #105 ([November 1957])
Show/hide 7. The Town of Secret Faces Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 8. Clark Kent's New Mother and Father (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages
Show/hide 9. The Thing in the Black Box Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 10. What's Your Name Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Non-Fiction

Notes

Information on the names Eunice, Irwin and Otis

Show/hide 11. The Challenge of Stoneman (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages
Show/hide 12. The Man Who Bought Thrills Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 13. Untitled (Peg) Comic story, 1 page

"Dad, how would you like to take a walk?"

Featuring

Feature
Peg
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer

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First print
United States
Falling in Love (DC, 1955 series) #12 (August 1957)

Notes

Called "A Walk With Dad" in the orginal in GCD.

Show/hide 14. The Woman Who Lived Twice Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Art
Mort Meskin, penciller
 
George Roussos, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

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First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #54 (September 1956)
Show/hide 15. The Bank of the Future (Tommy Tomorrow) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tommy Tomorrow
Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
John Fischetti, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, Story Editor
 
George Kashdan, Story Editor
Management
Jack Schiff, Managing Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #165 (February 1952)
The Bank of the Future
 
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #165 (February 1952)
Also printed
Australia
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #104 ([October 1957])
The Bank of the Future
Show/hide 16. Untitled (Professor Eureka) Comic story, 1 page
Show/hide 17. I Was a Prisoner of Captain Kidd Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 18. The Raid of the Vulture-Man (The Green Arrow) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
George Papp, line art
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, Associate Editor
Management
Whitney Ellsworth, Editor-in-Chief
 
Jack Schiff, Managing Editor

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First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #93 (March-April 1958)
Show/hide 19. Strangest Spy on Earth Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 20. I Journeyed Into Inner Space Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Leonard Starr, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor
 
Jack Schiff, Associate Editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, Associate Editor

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First published in this issue
First print
United States
My Greatest Adventure (DC, 1955 series) #11 (September-October 1956)
Show/hide 21. The Sixth Clark Kent (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Al Schwartz, scripter [as Alvin Schwartz]
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
George Klein, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #54 (January 1957)
 
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #54 (January 1957)
The Sixth Clark Kent
Also printed
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #336 (September 1965)
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #78 ([February 1966?])
Show/hide 22. The Menace of False Face (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Sheldon Moldoff, penciller
 
Charles Paris, inker
Text
Pat Gordon, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #113 (February 1958)
 
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #113 (February 1958)
The Menace of False Face
Also printed
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #198 (February 1968)
 (80 Page Giant #G43)
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #15 ([March 1968?])
Show/hide 23. The Village of a Hundred Hexes Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Art
John Prentice, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #54 (September 1956)

Notes

This issue includes all stories from US House of Mystery 54 and My Greatest Adventure 11.

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Spiros Xenos

AusReprints ID

  • 2990

Entry created

  • 17/07/2006

Cover added

  • 17/07/2006

Index completed

  • 18/05/2008

Last updated

  • 03/04/2017