Superman Presents Wonder Comic Monthly #5

Published
September 1965
Page count
84
Cover price
2/- [0-2-0 AUP]; 0.20 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/578837

Credits

Editing
, editor

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Show/hide Cover The Game of Secret Identities (Superman and Batman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Robin

Credits

Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
George Klein, inker
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, Assistant Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #149 (May 1965)
The Game of Secret Identities
Show/hide 1. The Game of Secret Identities! (Superman and Batman) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Robin; Fortress of Solitude; Batcave; Composite Superman (cameo)

Credits

Writing
Ed Hamilton, scripter [as Edmond Hamilton]
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Sheldon Moldoff, inker
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, original Assistant Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #149 (May 1965)
Part I-The Game of Secret Identities

Synopsis

Superman and Batman hypnotize each other into forgetting their secret identities and then challenge each other to discover them.

Notes

Part 1 or 2

Show/hide 2. The Super Detective! (Superman and Batman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Robin; Batcave; Kandor

Credits

Writing
Ed Hamilton, scripter [as Edmond Hamilton]
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Sheldon Moldoff, inker
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, original Assistant Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #149 (May 1965)
Part II- The Super Detective

Synopsis

Superman is upset because Batman was able to figure out his secret identity but he can't figure out Batman's.

Notes

Part 2 of 2.

Show/hide 3. The One Ape Circus (Congorilla) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Congorilla
Genre
Superhero; jungle
Characters
Congo Bill; Congorilla; Janu the Jungle Boy

Credits

Writing
Robert Bernstein, scripter
Art
Howard Sherman, line art
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #259 (December 1959)
Also printed
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #259 (December 1959)
The One Ape Circus
Printed in
Australia
The Hundred Plus Comic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #42 ([February 1960?])
The One-Ape Circus
From GCD
in World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #150 (June 1965)
Show/hide 4. The Living Robots (Space Ranger) Comic story, 12.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Space Ranger
Genre
Science fiction; superhero
Characters
Space Ranger; Myra Mason; Cryll; Bru-Rel; Toga; Zru; Dr. Vervo

Credits

Writing
David Wood, scripter [as Dave Wood]
Art
Howard Purcell, penciller
 
Sheldon Moldoff, inker
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Mystery in Space (DC, 1951 series) #99 (April-May 1965)
Show/hide 5. Lois Lane Weds Astounding Man! (Lois Lane) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman; Astounding Man of Roxnon; Oogamooga; Geena

Credits

Writing
Jerry Siegel , scripter
 
Otto Binder , scripter
Art
Al Plastino, line art
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #18 (July 1960)
Lois Lane Weds Astounding Man!
Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #4 ([November 1960?])
Lois Lane Weds Astounding Man!
Printed in
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #4 ([November 1960?])
Lois Lane Weds Astounding Man!
Also printed
United States
Superman Annual (DC, 1960 series) #6 (Winter 1963)
Lois Lane Weds Astounding Man!
 
Australia
Giant Superman Album (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #6 ([November 1965?])
 
Australia
Giant Superman Album (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #6 ([November 1965?])
Lois Lane Weds Astounding Man
From GCD
from Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #18 (July 1960)
 
in Superman Annual (DC, 1960 series) #6 (Winter 1963)

Synopsis

An alien superman comes to Earth and asks Lois to marry him.

Show/hide 6. I Lived A Hundred Lives (Immortal Man) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Immortal Man
Genre
Fantasy
Characters
Immortal Man (intro, origin)

Credits

Art
Jack Sparling, line art
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #177 (June 1965)

Notes

This is the origin of Immortal Man, although he was not originally conceived as a continuing character.

Show/hide 7. The Man Who Hated Dan'l Boone (Dan'l Boone) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Dan'l Boone
Genre
Western

Credits

Art
Joe Certa, line art

Reprint history

First print
United States
Dan'l Boone (Magazine Enterprises, 1955 series) #3 (November 1955)
The Man Who Hated Dan'l Boone
Show/hide 8. Mystery of the Millionaire Cowboy! (Elongated Man) Comic story, 9.66 pages

Featuring

Feature
Elongated Man
Genre
Superhero
Characters
The Elongated Man; Sue Dibny

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Carmine Infantino, penciller
 
Sid Greene, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #340 (June 1965)
Mystery of the Millionaire Cowboy!
Also printed
United States
Showcase Presents The Elongated Man (DC, 2006 series) #Vol. One ([July] 2006)
Mystery of the Millionaire Cowboy!
From GCD
from Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #340
Show/hide 9. The Gunsmoke Kid! (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
John Forte, inker
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #45 (June 1960)
The Gunsmoke Kid!
Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #4 ([November 1960?])
The Gunsmoke Kid!

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Mark Muller

AusReprints ID

  • 640

Entry created

  • 07/12/2003

Cover added

  • 07/12/2003

Index completed

  • 24/04/2011

Last updated

  • 24/04/2011