Superman Supacomic #61

Published
September 1964
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 King Superman versus Clark Kent, Metallo! (Superman) Cover, 1 page

""Yes, King Superman! I'm still alive, even though I have a mechanical body! And the Kryptonite that powers my motor will end your tyrant rule!" "Kent tricked me! He changed himself into a metallo robot, just so that he could destroy me!" Featuring King Superman Versus Clark Kent, Metallo!""

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
George Klein, inker

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #312 (May 1964)
Show/hide 1. King Superman versus Clark Kent, Metallo (Superman) Comic story, 14 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Robert Bernstein, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
George Klein, inker
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #312 (May 1964)

Synopsis

Superman, using Red K, splits himself and Clark Kent. Superman becomes a tyrant, and Clark a rebel assasin. But is everything as it seems?

Show/hide 2. The Interplanetary Olympics! (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Leo Dorfman, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
George Klein, inker
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #304 (September 1963)
Also printed
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #284 (February 1975)
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (KG Murray, 1974 series) #196 ([February 1976?])
Based on
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #220 (September 1956)

Notes

Reworked version of "The Interplanetary Olympics" in Action Comics 220 (September 1956).

Show/hide 3. Flame-Dragon from Krypton! (Surprise Feature) Comic story, 9 pages
Show/hide 4. Gotham Gang Line-Up! (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 15 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger, scripter
Art
Sheldon Moldoff, penciller [signed as Bob Kane]
 
Joe Giella, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #208 (February 1969)
 (80 Page Giant G55)
 
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #438 (December 1973-January 1974)
 
Australia
Superman Presents Tip Top Comic Monthly (KG Murray, 1973 series) #110 ([July 1974?])
 
United States
Batman: The Dynamic Duo Archives (DC, 2003 series) #Volume 1 ([February] 2003)

Synopsis

Alfred is apparently killed when rescuing Batman and Robin.

Show/hide 5. The Mystery of the Menacing Mask (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 15 pages
Show/hide 6. The Superboy of 800 Years Ago (Superboy the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 14 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
George Papp, line art
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #113 (June 1964)
Show/hide 7. The Super-Villains of All Ages! Part 2: The Civil War of the Legion! (Tales of the Legion of Superheroes) Comic story, 17 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Superheroes
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Ed Hamilton, scripter [as Edmond Hamilton]
Art
John Forte, line art
Text
Milt Snapinn, letterer [as Milton Snapinn]
Editing
Bob Kahan, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #314 (November 1963)
Also printed
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #501 (July 1983)
 
United States
The Legion of Super-Heroes Archives (DC, 1991 series) #2 (1992)
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Legion of Super-Heroes (DC, 2007 series) #1 ([April] 2007)

Synopsis

Rejected Legion applicant Alaktor steals a Time Bubble and recruits the help of Nero, Dillinger, and Hitler.

Notes

First appearance of Ronn Kar.


Status

This issue includes help from

  • Mark Cannon

AusReprints ID

  • 447

Entry created

  • 29/11/2003

Cover added

  • 05/11/2017

Index completed

  • 09/11/2010

Last updated

  • 05/11/2017