Superman Presents Wonder Comic Monthly #31

Published
November 1967
Page count
84
Cover price
0.20 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/578863

Credits

Editing
, editor

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Show/hide Cover The New Superman and Batman Team! (Superman and Batman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
George Klein, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, original Assistant Editor

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First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #167 (June 1967)
The New Superman and Batman Team

Notes

last Go-Go checks

Show/hide 1. The New Superman and Batman Team! (Superman and Batman) Comic story, 19 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Luthor; Brainiac; Supergirl; Toyman; Lana Lang; Ma and Pa Kent; Alfred; Perry White; Lois Lane

Credits

Writing
Cary Bates, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
George Klein, inker
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, original Assistant Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #167 (June 1967)
The New Superman and Batman Team
Also printed
United States
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #19 (December 1981)
The New Superman and Batman Team!
From GCD
from World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #167 (June 1967)

Synopsis

In this imaginary tale, Kal-El loses his powers to gold Kryptonite while on the way to Earth. Lex Luthor develops a serum which gives him super powers and becomes Superboy, then Superman. Clark Kent becomes Batman to avenge the death of his foster father at the hands of a burglar.

Notes

This is Cary Bates's first full story, though he had previous plots used. Imaginary story

Show/hide 2. The Winged Beasts of Nightmare Swamp Comic story, 11 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy

Credits

Art
Lee Elias, line art
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #203 (August 1967)
The Winged Beasts of Nightmare Swamp
Show/hide 3. One-Man Fort! (Origin of the Rangers) Comic story, 5.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Origin of the Rangers

Credits

Art
Fred Ray, line art
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Tomahawk (DC, 1950 series) #106 (September-October 1966)
One-Man Fort!
Show/hide 4. The Curiosity Shop (The Curiosity Shop) Comic story, 0.33 pages

"There are more hours of sunlight during a year at the North Pole than at the Equator!"

Featuring

Feature
The Curiosity Shop
Genre
Fact

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First print
Unknown
Show/hide 5. The Testing of Robotman! (Robotman) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Robotman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Jerry Coleman, scripter
Art
Frank Bolle, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

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First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #176 (October 1951)
This version
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #168 (August 1967)

Notes

"Editors' Round Table"

Show/hide 6. The Man Who Stole the Air! Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction; mystery

Credits

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) #51 (December 1954)
The Man Who Stole the Air
Also printed
Australia
Strange Adventures (Colour Comics, 1954 series) #8 ([April 1955?])
The Man Who Stole The Air
 
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #233 (November-December 1971)
The Man Who Stole the Air
 
Australia
Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #84 ([April 1972?])
The Man Who Stole the Air
Original
Strange Adventures 51, December 1954
Printed in
Strange Adventures 233, November-December 1971
From GCD
From Strange Adventures #51 (December 1954).
Show/hide 7. The Five Lives of the Sea King (Aquaman) Comic story, 5.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Ramona Fradon, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, editor [attributed] (actual)
 
Jack Schiff, editor [attributed] (actual)

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First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #185 (February 1953)
The Five Lives of the Sea King
Show/hide 8. Homer (Homer) Comic story, 0.33 pages

"Now to explore the bottom of the ocean."

Featuring

Feature
Homer
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer
Editing
George Kashdan, editor

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First print
United States
Aquaman (DC, 1962 series) #34 (July-August 1967)
"Now to explore the bottom of the ocean."
Show/hide 9. Moolah the Mystic (Moolah the Mystic) Comic story, 1 page

"I'd better hurry!"

Featuring

Feature
Moolah the Mystic
Genre
Humor

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, Associate Editor

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First print
United States
Challengers of the Unknown (DC, 1958 series) #7 (April-May 1959)
"I'd better hurry"
Show/hide 10. Menace of the Mouse Man! (Wonder Woman) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wonder Woman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Mouse Man

Credits

Writing
Robert Kanigher, scripter
Art
Ross Andru, penciller
 
Mike Esposito, inker
Editing
Robert Kanigher, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Wonder Woman (DC, 1942 series) #171 (July-August 1967)
Menace of the Mouse Man
Show/hide 11. I Escaped from Castle Morte! Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 12. The King of Marbles (Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 7.67 pages
Show/hide 13. Jerry the Jitterbug (Jerry the Jitterbug) Comic story, 0.33 pages

"You’re always asking me for money!"

Featuring

Feature
Jerry the Jitterbug
Genre
Humour

Credits

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

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First print
Unknown
Show/hide 14. Moolah the Mystic (Moolah the Mystic) Comic story, 1 page

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Spiros Xenos
  • Mark Muller

AusReprints ID

  • 3011

Entry created

  • 26/09/2006

Cover added

  • 26/09/2006

Index completed

  • 24/04/2011

Last updated

  • 26/09/2019