Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly #118

Published
February 1975
Page count
52
Cover price
0.25 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

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Show/hide Cover The Astonishing Rag Doll Runs Wild! (The Flash) Cover, 1 page

"You've had it chum! Let a younger Flash take over!"

Featuring

Feature
The Flash
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-1783
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Flash [Jay Garrick]; Rag Doll [Pete Merkel]

Credits

Art
Nick Cardy, line art [as NC]
Colours
Tatjana Wood, colourist
 
, colourist (Australian changes)
Text
Gaspar Saladino, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Flash (DC, 1959 series) #229 (September-October 1974)
Untitled
 (Main image only)
Show/hide 1. The Rag Doll Runs Wild (The Flash) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Flash
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-1765
Characters
Flash [Barry Allen]; Rag Doll [Pete Merkel]; Thinker [Clifford DeVoe]; Flash [Jay Garrick]; Iris Allen; Matt (Police Officer); Walton Gang; Joan Garrick

Credits

Writing
Cary Bates, scripter
Art
Irv Novick, penciller
 
Frank McLaughlin, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Flash (DC, 1959 series) #229 (September-October 1974)
The Rag Doll Runs Wild!

Synopsis

Barry Allen travels to Earth 2 when Joan Garrick contacts him and tells him that Jay is acting strangely. The two Flashes stop The Thinker and Rag Doll who are on a crime spree.

Show/hide 2. The Gold Hunters of '49 (The Atom) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Atom
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-774 ?
Characters
The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Edgar Allan Poe; Professor Alpheus V. Hyatt; Charles Barr

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter [credited]
Art
Gil Kane, penciller [credited]
 
Sid Greene, inker [credited]
Text
Gaspar Saladino, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original editor [as Julie Schwartz]

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Atom (DC, 1962 series) #12 (April-May 1964)
The Gold Hunters of '49!
Also printed
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #439 (February-March 1974)
The Gold-Hunters of '49!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: The Atom (DC, 2007 series) #11 (2007)
The Gold Hunters of '49!

Synopsis

The Atom travels back to the year 1849 where he encounters Edgar Allan Poe and helps solve a mysterious gold robbery.

Notes

"A Time Pool Story". This reprint has a job code on it, unlike the original, although it is unclear.

Show/hide 3. Schocker Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Code
B-2002
Characters
Jim Laskey; Officer Ryan

Credits

Writing
Jerry Grandenetti, scripter [credited]
Art
Jerry Grandenetti, line art [credited]
Text
, letterer
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Unexpected (DC, 1968 series) #159 (September-October 1974)
Schocker
Also printed
Australia
Haunted Tales (Murray, 1977 series) #30 ([February 1978?])
Schocker

Synopsis

Criminal Jim Laskey is judged by a ghostly jury after he gunned down Officer Ryan.

Show/hide 4. The Mystery of the Atom World! (Wonder Woman) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wonder Woman
Genre
Superhero
Code
R-278
Characters
Wonder Woman; Queen Atomia; Paula von Gunther; Hippolyta

Credits

Writing
Robert Kanigher, scripter
Art
Ric Estrada, penciller
 
Vince Colletta, inker
Text
Ben Oda, letterer
Editing
Robert Kanigher, original editor
 
Allan Asherman, original Editorial Assistant

Reprint history

First print
United States
Wonder Woman (DC, 1942 series) #211 (April-May 1974)
The Mystery of the Atom World

Notes

This feature is a reworking of "The Mystery of the Atom World" originally published in Wonder Woman (DC, 1942 series) #21 (January-February 1947).


Notes

This issue includes the "Trade Practices Act 1974" advertisement.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 636

Entry created

  • 07/12/2003

Cover added

  • 06/04/2019

Index completed

  • 22/02/2004

Last updated

  • 06/04/2019