Super Adventure Comic #55

Published
August 1973
Page count
68
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
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Hall of 1,000 Mirrors (Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane) Cover, 1 page

""That trick mirror... pulling Superman apart!" Hall of 1,000 Mirrors"

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-415

Credits

Art
Werner Roth, penciller
 
Vince Colletta, inker
Text
Gaspar Saladino, letterer
Editing
E. Nelson Bridwell, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #116 (November 1971)
Hall of 1000 Mirrors
Show/hide 1. Hall of 1000 Mirrors (Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane) Comic story, 16 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-347
Characters
Rose and the Thorn

Credits

Writing
Robert Kanigher, scripter
Art
Werner Roth, penciller
 
Vince Colletta, inker
 
Murphy Anderson, inker (Superman heads only)
Text
John Costanza, letterer
Editing
E. Nelson Bridwell, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #116 (November 1971)
Hall of 1000 Mirrors
Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents Lois Lane Album (Murray, 1981? series) #131 ([May 1981?])
Hall of 1000 Mirrors

Synopsis

Desaad kidnaps Lois and Dave Stevens in order to lure Superman to Happyland, the deserted amusement park where he uses the science of Apokolips against the Man of Steel.

Show/hide 2. The Phantom Bull-Fighter! (Batgirl) Comic story, 7 pages
Show/hide 3. A Nightmare Called Gorgonus! (Zatanna the Magician) Comic story, 5 pages
Show/hide 4. The Self-Destruct Superman (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Code
W-466

Credits

Writing
Cary Bates, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
George Roussos, inker
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #390 (July 1970)
The Self-Destruct Superman
Also printed
Australia
Giant Superman Album (Murray, 1978? series) #36 ([June 1979?])
The Self-Destruct Superman

Synopsis

A secret weapon that Superman had given to the President of the United States in case Superman turned evil is released and is hunting down Superman.

Show/hide 5. The Dead Man's Chest! (Lady Danger) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Lady Danger
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Robert Kanigher, scripter
Art
Bob Oksner, penciller
 
Bernard Sachs, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Robert Kanigher, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Sensation Comics (DC, 1942 series) #85 (January 1949)
The Dead Man's Chest
Also printed
United States
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #119 (February 1972)
The Dead Man's Chest!

Synopsis

Valerie witnesses a sailer almost killed in a hit-and-run and then discovers that the sailor had supposedly died a year earlier.

Show/hide 6. Like a Death's-Head In the Sky! (Supergirl) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl
Genre
Superhero
Code
J-1479

Credits

Writing
Len Wein, scripter
Art
Bob Oksner, line art
Text
Ben Oda, letterer
Editing
Joe Orlando, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #415 (February 1972)
Like a Death's-Head in the Sky
Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents Supergirl Comic (Murray, 1977 series) #30 ([August 1978?])
Like a Death's-Head In the Sky
Show/hide 7. Law of the 100! (Rose and the Thorn) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Rose and the Thorn
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-218

Credits

Writing
Robert Kanigher, scripter
Art
Gray Morrow, line art
Text
Ray Holloway, letterer
Editing
E. Nelson Bridwell, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #111 (July 1971)
Law of the 100!
Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents Supergirl Comic (Murray, 1977 series) #32 ([January 1979?])
Law of the 100

Synopsis

The 100 hires an amateur killer to eliminate the Thorn.


Notes

Final "Colour Comics" logo and final use of this style "Super Adventure Comics" logo.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 708

Entry created

  • 08/12/2003

Cover added

  • 14/11/2015

Index completed

  • 08/12/2003

Last updated

  • 14/11/2015