All Star Adventure Comic #86

Published
April 1974
Page count
52
Cover price
0.20 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Planet Comics (1)
 
Planet Comics (1)

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Timber Wolf, Dead Hero, Live Executioner (Legion of Super Heroes) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Legion of Super Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Chameleon Boy; Duo Damsel; Brainiac 5; Timber Wolf; Saturn Girl; Ultra Boy; Element Lad]; Superboy

Credits

Art
Nick Cardy, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #197 (September 1973)
Timber Wolf, Dead Hero, Live Executioner
Show/hide 1. Timber Wolf: Dead Hero, Live Executioner [Part 1] (A New Tale of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
A New Tale of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Code
B-1735
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Mon-El; Timber Wolf; Saturn Girl; Brainiac 5; Sun Boy; Cosmic Boy; Matter-Eater Lad; Phantom Girl; Duo Damsel; Ultra Boy; Shrinking Violet; Bouncing Boy; Chameleon Boy; Chemical King]; Superboy; Lana Lang; The President of Earth; Tyr

Credits

Writing
Cary Bates, scripter [credited]
Art
Dave Cockrum, line art [credited]
Text
Ben Oda, letterer
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, original Editor

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #197 (September 1973)
Timber Wolf: Dead Hero, Live Executioner! [Part 1]
Printed in
United States
The Legion of Super-Heroes Archives (DC, 1991 series) #Volume 10 (2000)
[Part 1]: Timber Wolf: Dead Hero, Live Executioner!

Synopsis

Timber Wolf returns from a mission where he was presumed dead, and while being honored, attacks the President of Earth. After Timber Wolf is seemingly cured of his apparent mind-control, Saturn Girl tails him, discovers Tyr has been mind-controlling him, and helps him prevent the destruction of Legion headquarters.

Notes

Lettering credit from reprint in Legion Archives. Lightning Lad has a new costume and Timber Wolf has a new costume and appearance beginning this story.

Show/hide 2. The Sinister Secret of Timber Wolf [Part 2] (The Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Science fiction; Superhero

Credits

Writing
Cary Bates, scripter
Art
Dave Cockrum, line art
Text
Ben Oda, letterer
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #197 (September 1973)
The Sinister Secret of Timber Wolf [Part 2]
Show/hide 3. The Metal Conqueror of Rann (Adam Strange) Comic story, 14.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Adam Strange
Genre
Adventure; science fiction
Code
S-1337
Characters
Adam Strange; Alanna; Sardath; Ikhar the Undying (first appearance)

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter [credited]
Art
Carmine Infantino, penciller [credited]
 
Murphy Anderson, inker [credited]
Text
, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Mystery in Space (DC, 1951 series) #79 (November 1962)
The Metal Conqueror of Rann!
Also printed
Australia
Mighty Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #34 ([April 1963?])
The Metal Conqueror of Rann
 
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #239 (November-December 1972)
The Metal Conqueror of Rann
 
United States
The Adam Strange Archives (DC, 2004 series) #Volume 2 ([November] 2006)
The Metal Conqueror of Rann!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Adam Strange (DC, 2007 series) #1 ([August] 2007)
The Metal Conqueror of Rann!

Synopsis

Adam must stop an energy being that can live in inanimate matter.

Show/hide 4. Superman Supacomic 25c (Superman) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

"If it's action you want--buy Superman Supacomic. 25c. On sale everywhere."

Details

Printed
1973? to 1974?
Genre
Superhero
More...
Superman Supacomic 25c

Notes

The image is from page 20 of "The Race to the End of the Universe" in The Flash 175 (pencils: Ross Andru, inks: Mike Esposito). This story is reprinted in Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly 37.

Show/hide 5. Tears of an Element Man (Metamorpho, the Element Man) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Metamorpho, the Element Man
Genre
Superhero
Code
B-1804
Characters
Metamorpho; Java; Simon Stagg; Sapphire Stagg

Credits

Writing
Bob Haney, scripter [credited]
Art
John Calnan, line art [credited as J.C.]
Text
, letterer
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, original Editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #220 (November-December 1973)
Tears of an Element Man!
Show/hide 6. Untitled (Starman) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Starman
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-495

Credits

Writing
Alfred Bester, scripter
Art
Jack Burnley, line art [credited]
 
Ray Burnley, backgrounds
Text
Betty Bentley, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #67 (October 1941)
The Menace of the Invisible Raiders

Synopsis

Starman is mystified when he discovers crooks who are invisible in ordinary light, but soon learns of the man behind it: a man who is bitter at the government for rejecting his inviso-solution!

Notes

This reprint is sourced from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #252 (May 1972).

Show/hide 7. Look What I've Found in Peter Hasting's Lucky Dip Grab Bag! (Peter Hastings Lucky Dip) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Peter Hastings Lucky Dip
Code
LDQ 1073

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Neil Pollock

AusReprints ID

  • 563

Entry created

  • 04/12/2003

Cover added

  • 26/12/2004

Index completed

  • 04/12/2003

Last updated

  • 31/12/2019