Century Comic #78

Published
December 1962
Page count
100
Cover price
2/- [0-2-0 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 The Capture of Superman! (Superman and Batman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Dick Dillin, penciller
 
Sheldon Moldoff, inker
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #122 (December 1961)
The Capture of Superman!

Notes

Note the changes to the artwork of the alien's face compared with the orginal cover.

Show/hide 1. The Capture of Superman (Superman and Batman) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Jerry Coleman, scripter
Art
Jim Mooney, penciller
 
Sheldon Moldoff, inker
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #122 (December 1961)
The Capture of Superman
Also printed
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #197 (October-November 1970)
 
Australia
Superman Presents Wonder Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #98 ([June 1973?])
The Capture of Superman
 
United States
Showcase Presents: World's Finest (DC, 2007 series) #Volume 2 ([October] 2008)
The Capture of Superman
Original
World's Finest Comics 122, December 1961
This version
World's Finest Comics 197, October-November 1970 (DC Giant G-76)
From GCD
From World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #122

Synopsis

Klor of Belvos comes to Earth and demands Batman help him capture the dangerous space criminal Superman.

Show/hide 2. The Frozen Terror (The Adventures of Rex The Wonder Dog) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Adventures of Rex The Wonder Dog
Genre
Animal; adventure

Credits

Writing
Robert Kanigher, scripter
Art
Gil Kane, penciller
 
Sy Barry, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog (DC, 1952 series) #15 (May-June 1954)
The Frozen Terror!
Show/hide 3. The Lawman Who Lost His Grip (Hopalong Cassidy) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Hopalong Cassidy
Genre
Western-Frontier

Credits

Art
Leonard Starr, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #182 (April 1952)

Notes

This feature was originally a Pow-Wow Smith, Indian Lawman story. The features of the lead character have been changed to resemble Hopalong Cassidy.

Show/hide 4. The Train That Vanished Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy-Supernatural

Credits

Writing
Jonathan Burns, scripter
Art
John Buscema, line art
Editing
Richard Hughes, editor [as Richard E. Hughes]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Forbidden Worlds (ACG, 1951 series) #87 (May-June 1960)
The Train That Vanished!
Show/hide 5. The Haunted Sea (Aquaman) Comic story, 25 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Nick Cardy, line art
Editing
George Kashdan, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Aquaman (DC, 1962 series) #5 (September-October 1962)
The Haunted Sea
Also printed
United States
Showcase Presents Aquaman (DC, 2007 series) #1 ([February] 2007)
The Haunted Sea
Show/hide 6. The Perfect Specimen (Congo Bill) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Congo Bill
Genre
Jungle

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
Ed Smalle, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #143 (April 1950)
The Perfect Specimen
Show/hide 7. The Frontier Doctor (Tomahawk) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tomahawk
Genre
Western; period

Credits

Art
Bruno Premiani, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, Managing Editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, Art Editor
 
George Kashdan, Associate Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Tomahawk (DC, 1950 series) #13 (September-October 1952)
Show/hide 8. The Little Men Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
Richard Hughes, scripter [as Derek Rutherford]
Art
John Buscema, line art

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventures into the Unknown (ACG, 1948 series) #108 (May 1959)
The Little Men!
Show/hide 9. The League of Fantastic Supermen (Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 9 pages

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Michael Mead

AusReprints ID

  • 37828

Entry created

  • 23/04/2011

Cover added

  • 23/04/2011

Index completed

  • 23/04/2011

Last updated

  • 06/03/2020