Four Star Spectacular #2

DC Comics

United States

Published
May-June 1976
Page count
52
Cover price
0.50 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/29801

Credits

Editing
E. Nelson Bridwell

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (Superboy; Wonder Woman; Kid Flash) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superboy; Wonder Woman; Kid Flash
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-1483
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Krytonian Thought-Beast; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Flash [Barry Allen]; Elongated Man [Ralph Dibny]; Weather Wizard [Mark Mardon]

Credits

Art
Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]
Colours
Tatjana Wood
Letters
John Workman
Editing
E. Nelson Bridwell

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue

Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

Show/hide 1. Batman and Twinkieless Gotham City (Batman; Hostess Twinkies) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Batman; Hostess Twinkies
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Penguin; Commissioner Jim Gordon; unnamed accomplice of the Penguin

Credits

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Vince Colletta
Letters
Ben Oda

Synopsis

The Penguin has hypnotized all the Twinkie delivery men in Gotham City and no Twinkies are being delivered, but Batman and Robin capture the Penguin who agrees to release the spell.

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. The Secret of Krypton's Scarlet Jungle! (Superboy) Comic story, 11.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-1466
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Kryptonian Thought-Beast; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent; Police Chief Parker; Jor-El (Cameo); Rockpecker Bird; Superboy Robots; Phantom Zone criminals (cameo)

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
George Papp

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #102 (January 1963)
The Secret of Krypton's Scarlet Jungle!
Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents Superboy Comic (Murray, 1976 series) #103 ([February 1977?])
The Secret of Krypton's Scarlet Jungle
 
Australia
Superboy (Murray, 1980 series) #119 ([May 1980?])
The Secret of Krypton's Scarlet Jungle!

Synopsis

A Kryptonian Thought-Beast lands on Earth. Superboy must find a way to stop his rampage and get him to leave Earth.

Show/hide 3. Untitled (Ma Nature's Curiosity Shop) Cartoon, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Ma Nature's Curiosity Shop
Genre
Non-fiction
Code
N-1484

Credits

Script
Martin Naydel
Art
Martin Naydel

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Funny Stuff (DC, 1944 series) #42 (February 1949)
Untitled
First print
United States
The Fox and the Crow (DC, 1952 series) #93 (August-September 1965)
No title recorded
Also printed
Australia
Mighty Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #50 ([December 1965])
Untitled
 
Australia
Superman Presents Superboy Comic (Murray, 1976 series) #103 ([February 1977?])
Ma Nature's Curiosity Shop
 
Australia
Superboy (Murray, 1980 series) #119 ([May 1980?])
Ma Nature's Curiosity Shop

Synopsis

Seals sleep only 1 1/2 minutes at a time. Crocodiles have no tongue. No flowers in America bloom all year around.

Show/hide 4. Gunslingers of Space! (Wonder Woman) Comic story, 11.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wonder Woman
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-1467
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Steve Trevor; Jesse James; Billy the Kid; Ronnkn; Zgggm

Credits

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Mike Esposito

Reprint history

First print
United States
Wonder Woman (DC, 1942 series) #107 (July 1959)
Gunslingers of Space!
Also printed
Australia
The Hundred Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #37 ([October 1959?])
Gunslingers of Space
 
Australia
Wonder Woman Album (KG Murray, 1976 series) #3 ([April 1977?])
Gunslingers of Space
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Wonder Woman (DC, 2007 series) #1 ([August] 2007)
Gunslingers of Space!

Synopsis

Aliens, disguised as cowboys, terrorize the Earth.

Show/hide 5. Untitled (Fun Shop) Activity, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Fun Shop
Code
N-1485

Credits

Script
Martin Naydel
Art
Martin Naydel
Show/hide 6. Kid Flash Meets the Elongated Man! (Kid Flash) Comic story, 10.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Kid Flash
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-1476
Characters
Kid Flash [Wally West]; Elongated Man [Ralph Dibny]; Flash [Barry Allen] (cameo); Weather Wizard [Mark Mardon] (villain)

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Flash (DC, 1959 series) #130 (August 1962)
Kid Flash Meets the Elongated Man!
Also printed
Australia
The Hundred Comic (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #78 ([March 1963?])
Kid Flash Meets the Elongated Man
 
Australia
The Flash Album (Murray, 1977? series) #14 ([April 1977?])
Kid Flash Meets the Elongated Man
 
United States
The Flash Archives (DC, 1994 series) #4 ([April] 2006)
Kid Flash Meets the Elongated Man
 
United States
Showcase Presents The Elongated Man (DC, 2006 series) #Vol. One ([July] 2006)
Kid Flash Meets the Elongated Man!

Synopsis

Kid Flash teams up with the Elongated Man to capture the Weather Wizard.

Show/hide 7. Untitled (Flash Facts) Cartoon, 0.33 pages

"The flash of light called lightning is actually the path of burning air through which the lightning bolt has passed…"

Featuring

Feature
Flash Facts
Genre
Non-Fiction

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Also printed
Australia
The Flash Album (Murray, 1977? series) #14 ([April 1977?])
Flash Facts

Synopsis

Facts about lightning.

Show/hide 8. Four-Thought Text article, 1 page

Featuring

Code
N-1482

Credits

Author
E. Nelson Bridwell
Letters
typeset

Synopsis

E. Nelson Bridwell discusses the contents of this issue.

Notes

Background of Kid Flash, Elongated Man, Weather Wizard.


Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #127.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 32294

Entry created

  • 14/07/2007

Cover added

  • 24/11/2010

Index completed

  • 31/12/2018

Last updated

  • 31/12/2018