Superman Presents Tip Top Comic Monthly #39

Published
July 1968
Page count
84
Cover price
20 cents
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Grasp of Shahn-Zi! (Batman and the Spectre) Cover, 1 page

""The Grasp of Shahn-Zi!""

Featuring

Feature
Batman and the Spectre
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Neal Adams, line art

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #75 (December 1967-January 1968)
Show/hide 1. The Grasp of Shahn-Zi (Batman and the Spectre) Comic story, 24 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman and the Spectre
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
Bob Haney, scripter
Art
Ross Andru, penciller
 
Mike Esposito, inker
Editing
George Kashdan, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #75 (December 1967-January 1968)
Also printed
United States
Showcase Presents The Brave and the Bold Batman Team-Ups (DC, 2007 series) #1 (2007)
Show/hide 2. Private Pete (Private Pete) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"We've got a week-end pass but this is a strange city and I don't know anybody here!"

Featuring

Feature
Private Pete
Genre
Gags

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #38 ([June 1968?])

Notes

Begins: "We've got a week-end pass but this is a strange city and I don't know anybody here!"

Show/hide 3. Prisoner of the Parakeets Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 4. Terror's Treasure (Tim Holt) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tim Holt
Genre
Western

Credits

Art
Frank Bolle, line art

Reprint history

First print
Unknown  (Tim Holt ? (Magazine Enterprises))
Show/hide 5. Videx Monarch of Light (The Doom Patrol) Comic story, 24 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Doom Patrol
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Doom Patrol (DC, 1964 series) #118 (March-April 1968)
Also printed
United States
The Doom Patrol Archives (DC, 2002 series) #5 ([July] 2008)
Show/hide 6. Billy and his Family (Billy and His Family) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"First, to pull down the shades."

Featuring

Feature
Billy and His Family
Genre
Gags

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art

Notes

Begins: "First, to pull down the shades."

Show/hide 7. Casey the Cop (Casey the Cop) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Halt!/You've got me cornered. I give up!"

Featuring

Feature
Casey the Cop
Genre
Gags

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #39 (July 1968)

Notes

Begins: "Halt!" "You've got me cornered. I give up!"

Show/hide 8. The Fish-Men of Earth Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Carmine Infantino, penciller
 
Bernard Sachs, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Julius Schwartz, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #56 (May 1955)
Also printed
Australia
Strange Adventures (Colour Comics, 1954 series) #13 ([September 1955])
 
United States
From Beyond the Unknown (DC, 1969 series) #10 (April-May 1971)
 
United States
Showcase Presents Strange Adventures (DC, 2009 series) #1 ([January] 2009)

Notes

The final page of this story is composed of two pages of the original, with the artwork reduced and reshaped.

Show/hide 9. Last Stand on Suicide Island (Blackhawk) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Blackhawk
Genre
War

Credits

Art
Bill Ward , line art
Editing
Al Grenet, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Blackhawk (Quality, 1944 series) #58 (November 1952)
Show/hide 10. The 21st Century Film Library Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
Sid Gerson, scripter
Art
Henry Sharp, penciller
 
Bernard Sachs, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Julius Schwartz, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #48 (September 1954)

Notes

The final page of this story is composed of two pages of the original, with the artwork reduced and reshaped.


Status

This issue includes help from

  • Mark Cannon

AusReprints ID

  • 488

Entry created

  • 01/12/2003

Cover added

  • 22/03/2009

Index completed

  • 22/03/2009

Last updated

  • 22/03/2009