Super Adventure Comic #68

Published
October 1975
Page count
68
Cover price
0.30 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 Crisis on Earth-X (Justice League of America) Cover, 1 page

"Uncle Sam, why have you summoned us to your earth? Crisis on Earth-X. Featuring the sensational return of six Golden Age greats!"

Featuring

Feature
Justice League of America
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Nick Cardy, line art

Reprint history

First print
United States
Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #107 (October 1973)

Notes

Issue includes the Trade Practices Act 1974 advertisement.

Show/hide 1. Crisis on Earth-X (Justice League of America) Comic story, 23 pages

Featuring

Feature
Justice League of America
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Justice Society of America, Freedom Fighters

Credits

Writing
Len Wein, scripter
Art
Dick Dillin, penciller
 
Dick Giordano, inker
Text
Ben Oda, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #107 (October 1973)
 (S-1478)
Also printed
United States
Crisis on Multiple Earths (DC, 2002 series) #3 (2004)

Notes

Reprints the first appearance of the Freedom Fighters, including the Golden Age of Black Condor, Doll Man, Human Bomb, Phantom Lady, Ray and Uncle Sam from Quality Comics. Story continues in Justice League of America #108; Freedom Fighters plotline continued in Freedom Fighters 1 (probably not reprinted in Australia).

Show/hide 2. Super-Hero Boots (Justice League of America) Activity, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Justice League of America
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Bob Rozakis, scripter
Art
Mike Sekowsky, penciller
 
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Neal Adams, penciller
 
Murphy Anderson, inker
 
George Klein, inker
 
Neal Adams, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #114 (November-December 1974)
 (N-1096)
 
United States
Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #114 (November-December 1974)
Super-Hero Boots!

Notes

The art in this puzzle is reprinted from a range of sources.

Show/hide 3. Untitled (The Ray) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Ray
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-493

Credits

Writing
Will Eisner, scripter
Art
Lou Fine, line art [as E. Lectron]
Editing
Ed Cronin, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Smash Comics (Quality, 1939 series) #17 (December 1940)
This version
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #252 (May 1972)
Also printed
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #501 (July 1983)

Notes

This story is referred to as "Music Hath Charm" in GDC.

Show/hide 4. JLA Puzzle Activity, 1 page
Show/hide 5. Case of the Runaway Shoebox (Green Arrow) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-1622

Credits

Writing
Elliot Maggin, scripter [as Elliot S! Maggin]
Art
Dick Dillin, penciller
 
Dick Giordano, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, Assistant Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #431 (January 1974)
Also printed
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #555 (October 1985)
Show/hide 6. JLA Trivia Quiz (Justice League of America) Activity, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Justice League of America
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-1121

Credits

Writing
Bob Rozakis, scripter
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #114 (November-December 1974)
 
United States
Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #114 (November-December 1974)
JLA Trivia Quiz

Notes

Trivia on super-hero never guest starring in JLA, pick the king/queen/prince/princess, secret identity disguises, and rings.

Show/hide 7. The Robbery that Never Happened (The Elongated Man) Comic story, 9.6 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Elongated Man
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-962

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter
Art
Carmine Infantino, penciller
 
Sid Greene, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #333 (November 1964)
This version
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #442 (August-September 1974)
Also printed
Australia
The Hundred Comic (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #100 (February 1965)

Notes

Includes 1/2 page solutions to puzzles.

Show/hide 8. Answer to JLA Puzzle (Justice League of America) Activity, 0.4 pages

Featuring

Feature
Justice League of America
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Bob Rozakis, scripter
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #114 (November-December 1974)

Notes

Includes answers to "Super-Hero Boots", the crossword, and "JLA Trivia Quiz".

Show/hide 9. Untitled (Doll Man) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Doll Man
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-504

Credits

Art
Bill Quackenbush, line art
Editing
Al Grenet, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Doll Man (Quality, 1941 series) #31 (December 1950)
This version
United States
100-Page Super Spectacular (DC, 1973 series) #DC-14 (March 1973)

Notes

Introduction of Elmo the Wonder Dog. This story is titled "Guardians Against Crime" in GCD.

Show/hide 10. Look for These Exciting Planet Comics [First logo] Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Look for these exciting Planet Comics at any newsagent or bookstall"

Details

Printed
1973 to 1975
Genre
Superhero
More...
Look for These Exciting Planet Comics [First logo]

Notes

Image is based on DC 100-Page Super Spectacular 6, 1971 (Pencils: Neal Adams; Inks: Neal Adams).


Notes

Issue includes the Trade Practices Act 1974 advertisement.

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Dave Newton

AusReprints ID

  • 598

Entry created

  • 06/12/2003

Cover added

  • 24/01/2014

Index completed

  • 27/04/2006

Last updated

  • 02/02/2020