Superman Supacomic #73

Published
September 1965
Page count
84
Cover price
2/- [0-2-0 AUP]; 0.20 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/290123

Credits

Editing
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Show/hide Cover When Superman Defended his Arch-Enemy! (Superman) Cover, 1 page

""Robots of the jury, you cannot condemn Luther for a crim against your world. Despite his evil past, he's innocent! And I will prove it with the next witness!" "Superman must be mad to defend me! All the evidence proves I'm guilty!" "When Superman Defended his Arch-Enemy!""

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
George Klein, inker
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #292 (September 1962)
When Superman Defended His Arch-Enemy!
Show/hide 1. When Superman Defended His Arch-Enemy! (Superman) Comic story, 14 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Al Plastino, line art
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #292 (September 1962)
When Superman Defended His Arch-Enemy!
Printed in
United States
Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #3 (April 2007)
When Superman Defended His Arch-Enemy!

Synopsis

Superman travels to the planet Roxar where he is forced to defend Lex Luthor in a trial on a murder charge

Show/hide 2. The Kryptonite Killer! (Superman) Comic story, 14 pages
Show/hide 3. The Joker's Comedy Capers! (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 16 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Carmine Infantino, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #341 (July 1965)
The Joker's Comedy Capers!
Show/hide 4. On the Planet Og (On the Planet Og) Comic story, 1 page

"Go down to the planet Earth and bring back an Earthman!"

Featuring

Feature
On the Planet Og
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter [signed]
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer [signed]
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Tales of the Unexpected (DC, 1956 series) #57 (January 1961)
Untitled
Printed in
Australia
All Star Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #28 ([August 1964?])
On the Planet Og
Also printed
Australia
Superman Super Library (Colour Comics, 1964 series) #12 ([May 1965?])
Untitled
Show/hide 5. Robin's Unassisted Triple Play (Batman Starring Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman Starring Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter
Art
Sheldon Moldoff, penciller [as Bob Kane]
 
Sid Greene, inker
Text
Gaspar Saladino, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #172 (June 1965)
Robin's Unassisted Triple Play!
Show/hide 6. The Atomic Superboy (Superboy the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 7 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) #115 (September 1964)
The Atomic Superboy!
Show/hide 7. Superbaby's First Time-Adventure! (An untold tale of Superboy when he was a Superbaby) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
An untold tale of Superboy when he was a Superbaby
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Ed Hamilton, scripter [as Edmond Hamilton]
Art
George Papp, line art
Text
Milt Snapinn, letterer [as Milton Snapinn]
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #119 (March 1965)
Superbaby's First Time-Adventure!

Synopsis

Superbaby accidentally flies into the far future.

Show/hide 8. The Invulnerable Imp! (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

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

Credits

Writing
Ed Hamilton, scripter [as Edmond Hamilton]
Art
George Papp, line art
Text
Vivian Berg, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #120 (April 1965)
The Invulnerable Imp!
Also printed
United States
The Superman Family (DC, 1974 series) #170 (April-May 1975)
The Invulnerable Imp!
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (KG Murray, 1974 series) #193 ([November 1975?])
The Invulnerable Imp!
From GCD
From Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #120 (April 1965)

Synopsis

Mxyzptlk has his name changed to Mxypyxm so it is the same no matter how he says it and then travels to Earth to plauge Superboy.


Status

This issue includes help from

  • Mark Cannon

AusReprints ID

  • 455

Entry created

  • 29/11/2003

Cover added

  • 24/03/2012

Index completed

  • 21/11/2003

Last updated

  • 06/04/2012