The Masterworks Series of Great Comic Book Artists #2

DC Comics

United States

Published
July 1983
Page count
36
Cover price
1.50 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/167552

Credits

Editing
? (reprint editor)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (The Shining Knight) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
The Shining Knight
Genre
Fantasy
Characters
The Shining Knight; Winged Victory

Credits

Art
Frank Frazetta
Editing
? (reprint editor)

Reprint history

Printed in
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #161 (February 1951) [the first panel of "The Flying Horse Swindle!"]
Show/hide 1. Knight of the Future! (The Shining Knight) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Shining Knight
Genre
Fantasy
Characters
Shining Knight [Sir Justin]; Sir Butch; Winged Victory; Dalmar; Inger; Merlin; King Arthur

Credits

Script
Joe Samachson
Art
Frank Frazetta
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #159 (December 1950)

Synopsis

When Merlin tries to bring Justin and Butch back to Camelot for a feast he accidentally sends them to the 35th century. There, they help prevent an attempt to overthrow democracy before Merlin brings them back to the past.

Notes

No credits.

Show/hide 2. "The Flying Horse Swindle!" (The Shining Knight) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Shining Knight
Genre
Fantasy
Code
J-1501
Characters
Deadpan Dixon; the Shining Knight [Sir Justin]; Winged Victory

Credits

Script
Joe Samachson
Art
Frank Frazetta
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #161 (February 1951)
The Flying Horse Swindle!
 
Australia
The Hundred Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #7 ([April 1957?])
The Flying Horse Swindle!
 
Australia
Mighty Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #94 ([April 1973?])
The Flying Horse Swindle
Also printed
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #417 (March 1972)
The Flying Horse Swindle!
From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #161 (February 1951)

Synopsis

Swindlers selling winged horses causes the Shining Knight to intervene.

Notes

Cover story. No credits.

Show/hide 3. "The Knight In Rusty Armor!" (The Shining Knight) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Shining Knight
Genre
Fantasy
Characters
Mesquite Mike Mosier; Rusty; Sheriff Trigger Gleason; the Shining Knight [Sir Justin]; Snake; Winged Victory

Credits

Script
Joe Samachson
Art
Frank Frazetta
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #163 (April 1951).

Synopsis

An old man, admirer of the Shining Knight, gets some unseen help against outlaws.

Notes

No writing credit.

Show/hide 4. Botalye--Immortal Indian Warrior (Botalye) Comic story, 3 pages

Featuring

Feature
Botalye
Genre
Western
Characters
Botalye; Captain Willis Lyman

Credits

Script
Gardner Fox
Art
Frank Frazetta
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Jimmy Wakely (DC, 1949 series) #7 (September-October 1950)
Botalye--Immortal Indian Warrior
Also printed
United States
All Star Western (DC, 1951 series) #99 (February-March 1958)
Botalye -- Immortal Indian Warrior
Printed in
Australia
Hopalong Cassidy (Colour Comics, 1954 series) #107 ([May 1958?])
Botalye -- Imortal Indian Warrior
Also printed
United States
Tomahawk (DC, 1950 series) #131 (November-December 1970)
Botalye -- Immortal Indian Warrior
 
Australia
Bumper Western Comic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #47 ([May 1971])
 
Australia
Bumper Western Comic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #47 ([May 1971])
Botalye--Immortal Indian Warrior
From GCD
from Jimmy Wakely (DC, 1949 series) #7 (September-October 1950)

Synopsis

The story of the feat of the young Kiowa warrior, Botalye.

Notes

Historical anecdote. No credits.

Show/hide 5. Spores From Space! (Jim Huston) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jim Huston
Genre
Science fiction
Characters
Doctor Brady; Jim Huston; Nan; Professor Edwards

Credits

Script
Gardner Fox
Art
Frank Frazetta
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Reprint history

From GCD
from Mystery In Space (DC, 1951 series) #1 (April-May 1951)

Synopsis

Spores from outer space present a deadly challenge to humanity.

Notes

No art credit.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 53559

Cover added

  • 23/09/2010

Index completed

  • 23/09/2010