Colossal Comic #17

Published
April 1961
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
?

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (Superman and Batman and Robin) Cover, 1 page

"Now 164 Pages!"

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman and Robin
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Hart Amos

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue

Notes

This issue also includes a number of fillers: Varsity Vic, Chief Hot Foot, What's the Difference Between..., Casey the Cop, Professor Eureka and Jail Jests.

Show/hide 1. The Man Who Knew Superboy's Identity (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Sy Barry
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited), Mort Weisinger, (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #36 (October 1954)
Also printed
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #328 (January 1965)
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #67 ([March 1965?])
Show/hide 2. Storm over Gotham City (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Charles Paris
Letters
Pat Gordon
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #106 (March 1957)
Show/hide 3. The Satellite Arrow (The Green Arrow) Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 4. The Missile of Steel (Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 5. The Case of the Stolen Formula (Peter Fury) Comic story, ? pages

Featuring

Feature
Peter Fury
Genre
Adventure

Credits

Script
Leonard Keith Lawson (as Keith Leonard)
Art
Leonard Keith Lawson (as Keith Leonard)

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
A Climax Color Comic (KGM, 1947 series) #6 ([1948?])
Show/hide 6. The Tree That Drove Smallville Wild (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Sy Barry
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited), Mort Weisinger, (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #29 (December 1953)
 
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #29 (December 1953)
The Tree That Drove Smallville Wild!
Show/hide 7. A Fish Out of Water (Aquaman) Comic story, 7 pages
Show/hide 8. The Third Alarm for Batman (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Script
Bill Finger?
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Stan Kaye
Letters
Pat Gordon
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #96 (December 1955)
Also printed
United Kingdom
Batman (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #74 ([July 1956?])
Show/hide 9. The World's Worst Archer (The Green Arrow) Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 10. Destination Future (Tommy Tomorrow) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tommy Tomorrow
Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
Jim Mooney
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #206 (July 1955)
Destination Future
Printed in
Australia
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (Colour Comics, 1955 series) #12 ([March 1956])
Destination Future!
Show/hide 11. Superman's Other Life (Superman) Comic story, 10 pages
Show/hide 12. Treasures of the Sea (Aquaman) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Script
Jack Miller
Art
Ramona Fradon
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #167 (August 1951)
Show/hide 13. The Wizard City (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 12 pages
Show/hide 14. City of Fantasy (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Stan Kaye
Letters
Pat Gordon
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited), Jack Schiff (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #90 (March 1955)
Also printed
United Kingdom
Batman (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #74 ([July 1956?])
Show/hide 15. Anti-Superman Weapon (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages
Show/hide 16. The River Gang (Aquaman) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Art
Ramona Fradon
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #195 (December 1953)
Also printed
Australia
Century Comic (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #104 ([February 1965?])
Show/hide 17. Jungle Jimmy Olsen (Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 18. The Super-Dog from Krypton (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Sy Barry
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Jack Schiff (Managing Editor), Mort Weisinger (story editor)
George Kashdan (story editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #210 (March 1955)
The Super-Dog from Krypton!
Also printed
Australia
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #85 ([March 1956?])
 
Australia
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #85 ([March 1956?])
The Super-Dog from Krypton
 
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #165 (May-June 1970)
 (80 Page Giant G-71)
 
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #165 (May-June 1970)
The Super-Dog from Krypton!
 
Australia
Giant Superboy Album (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #7 ([June 1971?])
 
Australia
Giant Superboy Album (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #7 ([June 1971?])
The Super-Dog from Krypton
 
Australia
Superman Presents Superboy Comic (Murray, 1976 series) #115 ([May 1979])
 
Australia
Superman Presents Superboy Comic (Murray, 1976 series) #115 ([May 1979])
The Super-Dog from Krypton!
 
United States
DC Special Blue Ribbon Digest (DC, 1980 series) #9 (May 1981)
 
United States
DC Special Blue Ribbon Digest (DC, 1980 series) #9 (May 1981)
The Super-Dog from Krypton!
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Murray, 1982 series) ([1982?])
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Murray, 1982 series) ([1982?])
The Super-Dog From Krypton
 
United States
Superman in the Fifties (DC, 2002 series) ([September] 2002)
 
United States
Superman in the Fifties (DC, 2002 series) ([September] 2002)
The Super-Dog from Krypton!

Notes

This issue also includes a number of fillers: Varsity Vic, Chief Hot Foot, What's the Difference Between..., Casey the Cop, Professor Eureka and Jail Jests.

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Spiros Xenos

AusReprints ID

  • 37835

Entry created

  • 28/02/2009

Cover added

  • 28/02/2009

Index completed

  • 28/02/2009

Last updated

  • 25/02/2020