Giant Supergirl Album #1

Published
March 1970
Page count
68
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

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Giant Action Comics Presents Supergirl (Supergirl) Cover, 1 page

"The battle of the super-pets!"

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Neal Adams, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #373 (March 1969)
Untitled
Also printed
United States
The Superman Family (DC, 1974 series) #168 (December 1974-January 1975)
Untitled
Show/hide 1. 111 Stamps for 10c (Seven Seas Stamps Pty. ltd.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Seven Seas Stamps Pty. ltd.
Code
KGM SS4320/69
Show/hide 2. The Battle of the Super-Pets! (Supergirl) Comic story, 11.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl
Genre
Super-hero
Characters
Streaky; Krypto; Superman; Beppo the Super-Monkey

Credits

Writing
Jerry Siegel, scripter
Art
Jim Mooney, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Dale Crain, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #277 (June 1961)
The Battle of the Super-Pets!
Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #8 ([November 1961?])
The Battle of the Super-Pets!
 
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #373 (March 1969)
The Battle of the Super-Pets!
 
United States
The Supergirl Archives (DC, 2001 series) #2 (2003 [February 2004])
The Battle of the Super-Pets!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Supergirl (DC, 2007 series) #1 ([November] 2007)
The Battle of the Super-Pets!

Notes

This printing is sourced from the reprint in Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #373 (March 1969).

Show/hide 3. Superman's Supacomic (Superman's Supacomic) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

"If it's action you want--buy Superman's Supacomic. 20c. On sale everywhere."

Details

Printed
1969? to 1973?
Genre
Superhero
More...
Superman's Supacomic

Notes

The title in this advert was only used on the earliest 1959-1960 issues. It was quickly changed Superman Supacomic. The image is from page 20 of "The Race to the End of the Universe" in The Flash 175, December 1967 (pencils: Ross Andru, inks: Mike Esposito).

Show/hide 4. Untitled (Ollie) Comic story, 1 page

"Oh boy, I'm umpiring a big ball game!"

Featuring

Feature
Ollie
Genre
Humour
Code
W-253

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #116 (September 1957)
Untitled
Also printed
Australia
The Brave and the Bold (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #24 ([March 1958])
Untitled
 
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #190 (December 1969)
two cents for the umpire
Show/hide 5. The Bride of Mr. Mxyzptlk! (Supergirl) Comic story, 11.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Supergirl; Mr. Mxyzptlk; Fred Danvers; Edna Danvers; Zor-El; Alura

Credits

Writing
Jerry Siegel, scripter
Art
Jim Mooney, line art
Text
Milt Snapinn, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #291 (August 1962)
The Bride of Mr. Mxyzptlk!
Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #13 ([February 1963?])
The Bride of Mr Mxyzptlk
 
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #373 (March 1969)
The Bride of Mr. Mxyzptlk!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Supergirl (DC, 2007 series) #2 ([December] 2008)
The Bride of Mr. Mxyzptlk!

Synopsis

Mr. Mxyzptlk decides to pester Supergirl while Superman is away from Earth, so he first changes many people into Bizarros and then restores Supergirl's Kryptonian parents to life, before deciding that Supergirl should marry him.

Notes

This printing is sourced from the reprint in Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #373 (March 1969).

Show/hide 6. Bumper Western Comic [20 cent] (Bumper Western Comic) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

"Read blazing tales of the old west in Bumper Western Comic. 20c"

Details

Printed
1969 to 1974
Genre
Western
More...
Bumper Western Comic [20 cent]

Notes

There is a later variation of this advertisement without the price.

Show/hide 7. Untitled [The Debut of Supergirl] Illustration, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]

Credits

Writing
Jerry Siegel, scripter
Art
Jim Mooney, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original Editor

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #285 (February 1962)
The World's Greatest Heroine! (part 1)  (page 8 only, with new caption)
First print
United States
Superman Annual (DC, 1960 series) #6 (Winter 1962-1963)
Untitled [The Debut of Supergirl]
Also printed
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #217 (June-July 1969)
Untitled [The World's Greatest Heroine]
 
Australia
Giant Supergirl Album (Colour Comics, 1970 series) #2 ([March 1971?])
[Superman Reveals Supergirl]
 
Australia
Giant Supergirl Album (KG Murray, 1974 series) #5 ([March 1974?])
[Superman Reveals Supergirl]

Synopsis

The moment that Supergirl's existence was revealed to the world.

Notes

The text referencing the original printing has been removed from the caption. No title given on actual page but is listed as "The Debut of Supergirl" on the contents page or the source printing.

Show/hide 8. Supergirl's Farewell to Earth! (Supergirl) Comic story, 7.6 pages
Show/hide 9. World's Finest Comic [The Flash] (World's Finest Comic) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.4 pages

"Now pulse-stopping action in every thrill packed issue of World's Finest Comic. On sale everywhere. 20c"

Details

Printed
1968 to 1974
Genre
Superhero
More...
World's Finest Comic [The Flash]

Notes

The source of this image is unknown.

Show/hide 10. How the Super-Family Came to Earth from Krypton Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman Annual (DC, 1960 series) #2 (1960 [January 1961])
How the Super-Family Came to Earth from Krypton
Also printed
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #100 (October 1962)
How the Super-Family Came to Earth from Krypton
 
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #13 ([February 1963?])
How the Super-Family Came to Earth from Krypton
 
Australia
Giant Superboy Album (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #5 ([June 1969?])
How the Super-Family Came to Earth from Krypton
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #119 ([July 1969])
How the Super-Family Came to Earth from Krypton
 
Australia
All Favourites Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #85 ([July 1971?])
How the Super-Family Came to Earth from Krypton
 
Australia
Superman Presents Tip Top Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #96 ([May 1973?])
How the Super-Family Came to Earth from Krypton
 
Australia
Giant Superman Album (KG Murray, 1973 series) #31 ([November 1977?])
How the Super-Family Came to Earth from Krypton
 
Australia
Superman the Comic (Murray, 1978 series) #1 ([December 1978])
How the Super-Family Came to Earth from Krypton
 
Australia
World of Krypton (Murray, 1982) ([17 March 1982])
How the Super-Family Came to Earth From Krypton
 
Australia
Superman (Murray, 1982) ([August 1982])
How the Super-Family Came to Earth from Krypton
 
United States
Superman in the Sixties (DC, 1999) ([September] 1999)
How the Super-Family Came to Earth from Krypton
Show/hide 11. The Superman Family Illustration, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Jonathan Kent (statue); Martha Kent (statue); Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Lucy Lane; Lana Lang; Perry White; Jor-El (statue); Lara (statue); Krypto the Super-dog; Comet the Super-horse; Beppo the Super-monkey; Streaky the Super-cat; Lori Lemaris; Professor Potter; The Legion of Super-Heroes [Saturn Girl; Cosmic Boy; Lightning Lad; Sun Boy; Chameleon Boy]; Bizarro #1; Mr. Mxyzptlk

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
John Forte, penciller (Legion of Super-Heroes figures only)
 
George Klein, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original Editor

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Superman Annual (DC, 1960 series) #6 (Winter 1962-1963)
The Superman Family
 (slightly modified)
First print
United States
80 Page Giant Magazine (DC, 1964 series) #11 (June 1965)
The Superman Family
Also printed
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #221 (November 1969)
The Superman Family
 
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #45 ([March 1971])
The Superman Family
 
Australia
Giant Supergirl Album (Colour Comics, 1970 series) #4 ([March 1973?])
The Superman Family
 
Australia
Giant Supergirl Album (Colour Comics, 1970 series) #4 ([March 1973?])

Synopsis

Pin up of the entire Superman Family.

Notes

The Legion of Super-Heroes figures were redrawn (from the waist up) for this reprint by a different artist (the Legion's current artist).

Show/hide 12. The War Between Supergirl and the Superman Emergency Squad! (Supergirl) Comic story, 14 pages
Show/hide 13. Untitled (Casey the Cop) Comic story, 1 page

"Hello, Doggie! Why so sad...are you lost?"

Featuring

Feature
Casey the Cop
Genre
Humour
Code
S-278

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Boy Commandos (DC, 1942 series) #25 (January-February 1948)
Untitled
Also printed
United States
Big Town (DC, 1951 series) #49 (January-February 1958)
Untitled
 
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #393 (November 1969)
No title recorded
Show/hide 14. Supergirl's Greatest Challenge! (Supergirl) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Supergirl [Linda Danvers]; Lois Lane; Legion of Super-Heroes [Cosmic Boy [Rokk Krinn]; Lightning Lad [Garth Ranzz]; Saturn Girl [Imra Ardeen]; Sun Boy [Dirk Morgna]; Bouncing Boy [Chuck Taine]]; Whizzy (descendant of Streaky); Positive Man; Chameleon Men; Fred Danvers; Edna Danvers; Streaky

Credits

Writing
Jerry Siegel, scripter
Art
Jim Mooney, line art
Text
Milt Snapinn, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original Editor

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #287 (April 1962)
Supergirl's Greatest Challenge!
First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #373 (March 1969)
Supergirl's Greatest Challenge!

Synopsis

Supergirl helps out the Legionnaires, then defeats the Chameleon Men imposters.

Notes

This printing sourced from This printing is sourced from the reprint in Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #373 (March 1969) has had one page edited out.

Show/hide 15. "Matchbox" Models of the Month (Lesney Products & Co. Ltd.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Lesney Products & Co. Ltd.
Show/hide 16. I Will Send You a big Free Collecion of Stamps from over 60 Diffeent Contries (Peter Hastings) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Peter Hastings
Code
KGM-SGA-370

Notes

This issue reprints all of the features from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #373 (March 1969).

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 436

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