Super Adventure Album #1

KG Murray

Australia.

Published
July 1976
Page count
100
Cover price
0.40 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Planet Comics (2)
 
Planet Comics (2)

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover How the Justice League Started (Justice League of America) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Justice League of America
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Murphy Anderson, line art
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor
 
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #8 (March 1965)
More Secret Origins

Notes

Original image compressed from landscape to portrait format.

Show/hide 1. The Origin of the Justice League (Justice League of America) Comic story, 26 pages

Featuring

Feature
Justice League of America
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Mike Sekowsky, penciller
 
Murphy Anderson, inker
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

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First print
United States
Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #9 (February 1962)
The Origin of the Justice League!
Show/hide 2. Untitled Cartoon, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Genre
Humour
Code
J-3378

Credits

Art
Sergio Aragonés, line art
Text
Sergio Aragonés, letterer (logo)
Editing
Joe Orlando, editor
 
Paul Levitz, Assistant Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #232 (June 1975)
Untitled

Notes

This is only one panel of the original three cartoons.

Show/hide 3. Untitled (JLA Puzzle) Activity, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
JLA Puzzle
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Bob Rozakis, scripter
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #114 (November-December 1974)
JLA Puzzle
Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (KG Murray, 1975? series) #68 ([October 1975?])
JLA Puzzle

Notes

Crossword, with answers on page 95.

Show/hide 4. The Death of Clark Kent (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Al Schwartz, scripter [as Alvin Schwartz]
Art
Ira Yarbrough, penciller
 
Stan Kaye , inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor
 
Jack Schiff, Assistant Editor [attributed]
 
Mort Weisinger, Assistant Editor [attributed]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #42 (September-October 1946)
The Death of Clark Kent

Synopsis

When Clark Kent is "killed" in front of witnesses Superman adopts a new identity.

Notes

This reprint is sourced from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #284 (February 1975).

Show/hide 5. Untitled (Flash Facts) Comic story, 1 page

"If the combined energy of all the lightning flashes that strike over the earth every hour could be harnessed…"

Featuring

Feature
Flash Facts
Genre
Non-Fiction
Code
S-924

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First print
United States
The Flash (DC, 1959 series) #209 (September 1971)
Flash Facts

Notes

Information on the energy of lighning flashes, a radiosonde, a stroboscope and the speed of air.

Show/hide 6. The Secret City (Flash [Golden Age]) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Flash [Golden Age]
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-995

Credits

Writing
Robert Kanigher, scripter
Art
Carmine Infantino, penciller
 
Frank Giacoia, inker
Editing
Sheldon Mayer, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
All-Flash (DC, 1941 series) #31 (October-November 1947)
The Secret City

Notes

This reprint is sourced from The Flash (DC, 1959 series) #229 (September-October 1974).

Show/hide 7. The Plight of a Nation! (Part 1) (Justice Society of America) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Justice Society of America
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-797

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Carmine Infantino, penciller (splash only)
 
Art Peddy, penciller
 
Frank Giacoia, inker (splash only)
 
Bernard Sachs, inker
Editing
Sheldon Mayer, editor
 
Julius Schwartz, editor [attributed]

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First print
United States
All-Star Comics (DC, 1940 series) #40 (April-May 1948)
The Plight of a Nation! [Part 1]

Synopsis

The Crimson Claw Gang has been pulling off daring crimes that baffle the authorities, but when the JSA is contacted by a member of the JJSA wanting to provide information re that gang, he is injured. Investigation by GL and Black Canary reveal the existence of a junior version of the gang committing petty thefts. Meanwhile the Flash and Hawkman discover the junior gang is playing right into the hands of the adult gang, and interrupt a crime in progress, only to get captured and on the verge of electrocution.

Notes

This reprint is probably sourced from Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #110 (March-April 1974).

Show/hide 8. The Plight of a Nation! (Part 2) (Justice Society of America) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Justice Society of America
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Carmine Infantino, penciller
 
Frank Giacoia, inker
Editing
Sheldon Mayer, editor
 
Julius Schwartz, editor [attributed]

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First print
United States
All-Star Comics (DC, 1940 series) #40 (April-May 1948)
The Plight of a Nation! Part 2

Synopsis

In Riversend, Black Canary tells GL that a big problem exists with kid gangs that needs to be dealt with, so Green Lantern visits a social worker to learn about the causes of juvenile delinquency and why kids like them want to emulate criminal gangs. Meanwhile, Dr. Mid-Nite and Atom enlist the aid of the JJSA to help in the matter and they enlist Don Brent to infiltrate the gang. At the same time, Hawkman and the Flash bring Eddie Brent to justice for their near-murder. And the Junior Claws discover Don Brent is a mole, so they tie him to railroad tracks to try and scare him.

Notes

This reprint is probably sourced from Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #110 (March-April 1974).

Show/hide 9. The Plight of a Nation! (Part 3) (Justice Society of America) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Justice Society of America
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Alex Toth, line art
Editing
Sheldon Mayer, editor
 
Julius Schwartz, editor [attributed]

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First print
United States
All-Star Comics (DC, 1940 series) #40 (April-May 1948)
The Plight of a Nation! Part 3

Synopsis

The Flash trails Eddie to the Crimson Claw's HQ, then uses Wonder Woman's mental radio to alert the rest of the JSA to its location while he attempts to keep the gang busy until they arrive. At the same time, the Junior Claws are damaging property to blame it on a rival gang, and an exposion draws authorities while the adult gang commits a crime. But the JSA is on hand to round them up. The JJSA and Julia save Don's life, then duke it out with the Junior Claws. But Wonder Woman steps in with the Magic Sphere to reveal the future of the juveniles, which encourages them to reform.

Notes

This reprint is probably sourced from Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #110 (March-April 1974).

Show/hide 10. 1001 Ways to Defeat Green Arrow (The Green Arrow and Speedy) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Green Arrow and Speedy
Genre
Superhero
Code
L-425

Credits

Writing
Ed Herron, scripter
Art
George Papp, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #174 (March 1952)
1001 Ways to Defeat Green Arrow

Notes

This reprint is sourced from The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #117 (February-March 1975).


Status

This issue includes help from

  • Lazarus Dobelsky

AusReprints ID

  • 580

Entry created

  • 05/12/2003

Cover added

  • 17/08/2017

Index completed

  • 24/11/2004

Last updated

  • 09/09/2019