Adventure Comics #66

DC Comics

United States

Published
September 1941
Page count
68
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/1655

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (Starman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Starman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Starman

Credits

Art
Jack Burnley

Reprint history

From GCD
in Golden Age Starman Archives (DC, 2000 series) #1
Show/hide 1. The Case of the Camera Curse (Starman) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Starman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
The Starman [Ted Knight]; Woodley Allen; Doris Lee; Police Captain Ryan; Cuthbert Cain (villain, introduction, death)

Credits

Script
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils
Jack Burnley
Inks
Jack Burnley
Ray Burnley (backgrounds)
Colours
Raymond Perry
Letters
Betty Bentley

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
All Star Adventure Comic (KG Murray, 1973 series) #94 ([August 1975?])
The Case of the Camera Curse!
 
United States
The Golden Age Starman Archives (DC, 2000 series) #1 ([April] 2000)
From GCD
in 100-Page Super Spectacular (DC, 1973 series) #DC-20 (September 1973)
in Golden Age Starman Archives (DC, 2000 series) #1

Synopsis

Starman must face a man who uses a forbidden voodoo formula, combined with the properties of photo-electric cells, to capture the souls of men and control the will of anyone whose image he captures in his camera!

Notes

Background and letterer credits added by Craig Delich 2008-2-15.

Show/hide 2. The Shining Knight (Shining Knight) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Shining Knight
Genre
Superhero
Characters
The Shining Knight [Sir Justin](1st appearance and origin)

Credits

Script
Henry Lynne Perkins
Art
Creig Flessel

Notes

Writer verified by Martin O'Hearn.

Show/hide 3. Counterfeit Coal (The Hourman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Hourman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
The Hourman [Rex Tyler]; Jimmy Martin; Thorndyke; Minute Men of America; Councilman Drew; Big Benny (villain); un-named town Mayor (villain)

Credits

Art
Bernard Baily
Letters
Bernard Baily

Synopsis

Hourman and the Minute Men of America must deal with ruthless racketeers in a crime-ridden town who are extorting the poor.

Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 2008-2-15.

Show/hide 4. Trouble in Tibet (Steve Conrad Adventurer) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Steve Conrad Adventurer
Genre
Adventure
Characters
Steve Conrad

Credits

Script
Jack Lehti
Art
Jack Lehti
Show/hide 5. The Girl Behind the Wall (Federal Men) Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Feature
Federal Men
Genre
Detective
Characters
Steve Carson

Credits

Art
Chad Grothkopf
Show/hide 6. Danger from Train to Plane (Paul Kirk, Manhunter) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Paul Kirk, Manhunter
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Paul Kirk

Credits

Script
Ed Moore
Art
Ed Moore
Letters
Ed Moore
Show/hide 7. The Comet-Ray (The Sandman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Sandman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
The Sandman [Wesley Dodds]; Dian Belmont; Edgar Edley (villain)

Credits

Art
Paul Norris

Synopsis

As Dian is returning home, her train is suddenly derailed and drawn toward a weird ball-tank object, whose comet-ray is violently drawing all the gold aboard the train to it. When Sandman investigates, he finds the scientist behind it, and learns that this object draws its amazing power from the the tail of a comet, power which also enables the mad scientist to become young again!

Notes

Art credits verified by Norris per Craig Delich (November, 2004).


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 68797

Index completed

  • 16/10/2011