The Big Four #1

Published
1956?
Page count
24
Cover price
1/-
Colour
Some colour
Format
Comic series
Branding
None

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Show/hide Cover Australia's Biggest Comic! Cover, 1 page

"Australia's Biggest Comic! Contents equal 4 ordinary comics! Superman. Captain Compass. TV Detective. Man from Mars."

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
?
Show/hide 1. Superman's Three Mistakes (Superman) Comic story, ? pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #105 (May 1956)
Show/hide 2. The World's Deadliest Cargo (Captain Compass) Comic story, ? pages

Featuring

Feature
Captain Compass
Genre
Detective

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
Joe Certa
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #211 (September 1954)
Show/hide 3. Outcast Heroes Comic story, ? pages

Credits

Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Mike Esposito
Editing
Robert Kanigher

Reprint history

First print
United States
Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #2 (May-June 1956)
Show/hide 4. The Paleface Medicine Man (The Legends of Daniel Boone) Comic story, ? pages

Featuring

Feature
The Legends of Daniel Boone
Genre
Western

Credits

Art
Nick Cardy
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Legends of Daniel Boone (DC, 1955 series) #4 (March 1956)
Show/hide 5. Buzzy (Buzzy) Comic story, ? pages

Featuring

Feature
Buzzy
Genre
Teen

Credits

Art
?
Show/hide 6. The Strange Experiment of Dr. Erdel (John Jones Manhunter From Mars) Comic story, ? pages
Show/hide 7. The Flying Ambulance (Wonder Woman) Comic story, ? pages

Featuring

Feature
Wonder Woman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Robert Kanigher
Art
Harry G. Peter
Letters
Jim Wroten
Margaret Wroten
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Robert Kanigher (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Wonder Woman (DC, 1942 series) #83 (July 1956)
Also printed
Australia
Wonder Woman Album (KG Murray, 1976 series) #2 ([January 1977?])

Synopsis

Dr. Cloud works on the first all-woman ambulance crew, and Wonder Woman helps to make sure she's a success.


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AusReprints ID

  • 46236

Entry created

  • 05/06/2010

Cover added

  • 05/06/2010

Last updated

  • 16/07/2011