Superman Supacomic #78

Published
February 1966
Page count
84
Cover price
0.20 AUD; 2/- [0-2-0 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
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 The Infinite Evolutions of Superman and Batman (Superman and Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Cover, 1 page

"Go back, Iron monster! If you come in my cave, me kill you!"

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Cary Bates, designer
 
Curt Swan, penciller
 
George Klein, inker
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, Assistant Editor [attributed]

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #151 (August 1965)
The Infinite Evolutions of Superman and Batman!

Notes

Robin does not appear. Letters credit from Todd Klein via his Klein Letters blog (18 September 2016, http://kleinletters.com/Blog/ira-schnapp-in-worlds-finest-comics-part-1/).

Show/hide 1. The Infinite Evolutions of Superman and Batman Part 2: The Caveman Superman Versus the Future Batman (Superman and Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 16 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
Ed Hamilton, scripter [as Edmond Hamilton]
 
Cary Bates, plotter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
George Klein, inker
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, Assistant Editor [attributed]

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First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #151 (August 1965)
Show/hide 2. Clark Kent's Great Superman Hunt (Superman) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
Leo Dorfman , scripter
Art
Al Plastino, line art
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #180 (October 1965)
Show/hide 3. Untitled (True Crime Laffs) Comic story, 1 page

"Paris, Texas: A burglar told police what he'd done with $83 from his last safe haul."

Featuring

Feature
True Crime Laffs
Genre
Crime

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #159 (November 1963)
No title recorded
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #69 ([May 1965?])
Untitled
 
Australia
Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #3 ([July 1965?])
Untitled
 
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #236 (November 1971)
Untitled

Synopsis

A burglar who burnt his loot from a safe cracking, sent the money to the U.S. Treasury for replacement bills; an auto salesman chases a bank robber to try and sell him a new car; a man steals a car so he can report to authorities while he is on parole for stealing a car; a burglar is caught in possession of 5000 keys. He says it is his hobby to collect keys; on the page immediately preceding page 9 of the previous story sequence.

Notes

This feature is four individual cartoons - reports from Paris Texas; Varina, NC; Elyria, Ohio; and New York, NY.

Show/hide 4. The Human Punching Bag (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter
Art
Sheldon Moldoff, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

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First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #174 (September 1965)
Show/hide 5. The Off-Again On-Again Lightbulbs (Mystery Analysts of Gotham City) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Mystery Analysts of Gotham City
Genre
Detective

Credits

Writing
Ed Herron, scripter [as France Herron]
Art
Sheldon Moldoff, penciller [as Bob Kane]
 
Sid Greene, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

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First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #174 (September 1965)

Notes

"Another 'Mystery Analysts of Gotham City' Thriller"

Show/hide 6. True Crime Laffs (True Crime Laffs) Comic story, 1 page

"Sydney, Neb: A man explained to police why he was carrying an uprooted parking meter."

Featuring

Feature
True Crime Laffs
Genre
Crime

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor

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First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #156 (June 1963)

Synopsis

Reports from Sydney NEB; Walla Walla Wash, Redding Calf, and Buffalo NY.

Notes

Begins: "Sydney, Neb: A man explained to police why he was carrying an uprooted parking meter."

Show/hide 7. The Sixth Clark Kent (Superboy) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
Al Schwartz, scripter [as Alvin Schwartz]
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
John Giunta , inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #54 (January 1957)
 
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #54 (January 1957)
The Sixth Clark Kent
This version
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #336 (September 1965)
Also printed
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #26 ([August 1963?])

Notes

"A Hall of Fame Classic"

Show/hide 8. The Super-Moby Dick of Space Part 2: The Cosmic Quest of Lightning Lad (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 17 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
Ed Hamilton, scripter [as Edmond Hamilton]
Art
John Forte, penciller
 
George Klein, inker
Text
Milt Snapinn, letterer [as Milton Snapinn]
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #332 (May 1965)
Also printed
United States
100-Page Super Spectacular (DC, 1973 series) #DC-21 (October 1973)
 
Australia
Superman Presents Superboy Comic (Murray, 1976 series) #98 ([March 1976?])
 
United States
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #64 (September 1985)
 
United States
The Legion of Super-Heroes Archives (DC, 1991 series) #4 (January 1994)

Notes

Lightning Lad loses his arm.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 459

Entry created

  • 29/11/2003

Cover added

  • 08/02/2004

Index completed

  • 21/11/2003

Last updated

  • 07/09/2019