All Star Adventure Comic #61

Published
February 1970
Page count
68
Cover price
0.20 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size (180mm x 270mm)
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 Untitled (The Spectre) Cover, 1 page

"The Spectre"

Featuring

Feature
The Spectre
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Nick Cardy, line art [signed]
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Spectre (DC, 1967 series) #8 (January-February 1969)
The Parchment of Power Perilous
Show/hide 1. The Parchment of Power Perilous (The Spectre) Comic story, 21.6 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Spectre
Genre
Detective-Mystery

Credits

Writing
Steve Skeates, scripter
Art
Jerry Grandenetti, penciller
 
Murphy Anderson, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Spectre (DC, 1967 series) #8 (January-February 1969)
The Parchment of Power Perilous
Also printed
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #502 (August 1983)
The Parchment of Power Perilous
 
United States
Showcase Presents: The Spectre (DC, 2012 series) #1 ([April] 2012)
The Parchment of Power Perilous

Synopsis

The Spectre carelessly injures a human, and is given a weakness that he must deal with while defeating Narkran.

Notes

This story is in three parts of approximately 5.5, 7.5 and 8.5 pages.

Show/hide 2. Superman's Supacomic (Superman) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.4 pages

"If it's action you want--buy Superman's Supacomic. 20c. On sale everywhere."

Details

Printed
1969? to 1973?
Genre
Superhero
More...
Superman's Supacomic

Notes

The title in this advert was only used on the earliest 1959-1960 issues. It was quickly changed Superman Supacomic. The image is from page 20 of "The Race to the End of the Universe" in The Flash 175, December 1967 (pencils: Ross Andru, inks: Mike Esposito).

Show/hide 3. Bumper Western Comic [20 cent] Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.5 pages

"Read blazing tales of the old west in Bumper Western Comic. 20c"

Details

Printed
1969 to 1974
Genre
Western
More...
Bumper Western Comic [20 cent]

Notes

There is a later variation of this advertisement without the price.

Show/hide 4. World's Finest Comic [The Flash] (The Flash) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.5 pages

"Now pulse-stopping action in every thrill packed issue of World's Finest Comic. On sale everywhere. 20c"

Details

Printed
1969? to 1973?
Genre
Superhero
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World's Finest Comic [The Flash]

Notes

The source of this image is unknown.

Show/hide 5. The City that Time Forgot (Roy Raymond, TV Detective) Comic story, 5.6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Roy Raymond, TV Detective
Genre
Detective-Mystery
Code
W-235

Credits

Writing
Jack Miller, scripter
Art
Ruben Moreira, line art
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, Associate Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #270 (August 1959)
The City That Time Forgot
Also printed
Australia
The Hundred Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #38 ([November 1959?])
The City that Time Forgot

Notes

"The Editor's Round Table"

Show/hide 6. Wonder Comic [Aquaman] (Aquaman) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.4 pages

"Heart freezing adventure is yours in every power packed issue of Wonder Comic. On sale everywhere. 20c"

Details

Printed
1968? to 1973?
Genre
Superhero
More...
Wonder Comic [Aquaman]

Notes

Featuring Aquaman.

Show/hide 7. Menace of the Robot Raiders! (Adam Strange) Comic story, 9.6 pages
Show/hide 8. Blackhawk (Blackhawk) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.4 pages

"Battle the forces of evil with Blackhawk in his own magazine. On sale everywhere 20c"

Details

Printed
1969? to 1973?
Genre
War
More...
Blackhawk

Notes

Pencils by Dick Dillon.

Show/hide 9. The Lost Treasure Trove! (The Durango Kid) Comic story, 7 pages
Show/hide 10. World Out of Time (The Atomic Knights) Comic story, 8.6 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Atomic Knights
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-261

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Murphy Anderson, line art
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #129 (June 1961)
World Out of Time
Also printed
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #221 (November-December 1969)
World Out Of Time
 
United States
The Atomic Knights (DC, 2010 series) (April 2010)
World Out of Time!

Notes

This printing is sourced from Strange Adventures #221, November-December 1969.

Show/hide 11. Tip Top [Teen Titans] (The Teen Titans) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.4 pages

"Don't miss the fabulous adventures of the Teen Titans in every issue of Tip Top. On sale everywhere. 20c"

Details

Printed
1969? to 1973?
Genre
Superhero
More...
Tip Top [Teen Titans]

Notes

Image is from page 20 of Teen Titans #16, July-August 1968 (Kid Flash, Aqualad, Wonder Girl, Robin). Who would have thought "Superhero eats hot dog" could be turned into an advertisement? Image spotted by Mark Cannon.

Show/hide 12. The Day Nobody Died! Comic story, 8.6 pages
Show/hide 13. All Favourites Comic (Batman) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.4 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 550

Entry created

  • 04/12/2003

Cover added

  • 18/07/2015

Index completed

  • 04/12/2003

Last updated

  • 18/07/2015