Superman Presents Tip Top Comic Monthly #20

Published
December 1966
Page count
84
Cover price
0.20 AUD; 2/- [0-2-0 AUP]
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 The Ghost of Ace Chance! (The Spectre) Cover, 1 page

"Out of my body, you squatter!"

Featuring

Feature
The Spectre
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Murphy Anderson, line art

Reprint history

Printed in
Showcase 64, September-October 1966
Show/hide 1. The Ghost of Ace Chance (The Spectre) Comic story, 24 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Spectre
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter
Art
Murphy Anderson, line art
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #493 (November 1982)
The Ghost of Ace Chance!
Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents Tip Top Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #20 ([December 1966?])
 
United States
Showcase Presents: The Spectre (DC, 2012 series) #1 ([April] 2012)
The Ghost of Ace Chance!

Synopsis

The villainous ghost of Ace Chance occupies the body of Jim Corrigan - shutting the Spectre out.

Show/hide 2. The Modern Nostradamus Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Mort Drucker, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #37 (April 1955)
The Modern Nostradamus
Also printed
Australia
My Greatest Adventure (Colour Comics, 1955 series) #5 ([August 1955?])
The Modern Nostradamus
Show/hide 3. The Giant Eclipso (Eclipso) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Eclipso
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Bob Haney, scripter
Art
Jack Sparling, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Secrets (DC, 1956 series) #80 (September-October 1966)
The Giant Eclipso!

Synopsis

Bruce Gordon builds a giant Eclipso replica in hopes of using it to stop the real Eclipso, but soon Eclipso gains control over the giant version and uses it to try to take over a small South American village.

Show/hide 4. I Was King of Dagger Island Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 5. The Human Grenade (Blackhawk World War II Combat Diary) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Blackhawk World War II Combat Diary
Genre
War; Adventure

Credits

Writing
Ed Herron , scripter
 
George Kashdan , scripter
Art
Dick Dillin, penciller
 
Sheldon Moldoff, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
George Kashdan, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Blackhawk (DC, 1957 series) #220 (May 1966)
The Human Grenade
Show/hide 6. The Planet of Ancient Children (Captain Comet) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Captain Comet
Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Murphy Anderson, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Julius Schwartz, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #42 (March 1954)
The Planet of Ancient Children
Also printed
Australia
Strange Adventures (Colour Comics, 1954 series) #3 ([November 1954?])
The Planet of Ancient Children
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #21 ([April 1962?])
The Planet of Ancient Children
Show/hide 7. Honeymoon of Terror (The Doom Patrol) Comic story, 15 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Doom Patrol
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Arnold Drake, scripter
Art
Bruno Premiani, line art
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Doom Patrol (DC, 1964 series) #105 (August 1966)
Honeymoon of Terror [Part 1]
Also printed
United States
The Doom Patrol Archives (DC, 2002 series) #3 ([February] 2006)
Honeymoon of Terror (part 1)

Synopsis

Larry and Cliff miss Rita now that she is married, but Rita gets bored and joins them on a mission.


Status

This issue includes help from

  • Mark Cannon

AusReprints ID

  • 486

Entry created

  • 01/12/2003

Cover added

  • 22/06/2012

Index completed

  • 12/01/2008

Last updated

  • 07/09/2019