Super Adventure Comic #57

Published
December 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
Planet Comics (1)
 
Planet Comics (1)

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Where Strikes Demonfang? (Justice League of America) Cover, 1 page

"I'm taking control of Aquaman's body! Anyone who tries to stop me--dies!"

Featuring

Feature
Justice League of America
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-975

Credits

Art
Neal Adams, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #94 (November 1971)
Untitled
Show/hide 1. Where Strikes Demonfang? (Justice League of America) Comic story, 22 pages

Featuring

Feature
Justice League of America
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-855
Characters
Deadman

Credits

Writing
Mike Friedrich, scripter
Art
Neal Adams, penciller (1, 5, 20, 22)
 
Dick Dillin, penciller (2-4, 6-19, 21)
 
Neal Adams, inker (1, 5, 20, 22)
 
Joe Giella, inker (2-4, 6-19, 21)
Text
John Costanza, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #94 (November 1971)
Where Strikes Demonfang?
Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #57 ([December 1973?])
Show/hide 2. Riddle of the Frozen Ghost Town (Green Lantern) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Lantern
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Gil Kane, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Green Lantern (DC, 1960 series) #2 (September-October 1960)
Riddle of the Frozen Ghost Town!
Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #57 ([December 1973?])
 
United States
DC Special (DC, 1975 series) #20 (February-March 1976)
Riddle of the Frozen Ghost Town!
 
United States
Green Lantern Archives (DC, 1993 series) #Volume 1 (1993)
Riddle of the Frozen Ghost Town!
 
United States
Showcase Presents Green Lantern (DC, 2005 series) #1 (October 2005)
Riddle of the Frozen Ghost Town!

Synopsis

Tom Kalmakus' father and Jimmy Dawes had stumbled on a gold mine and split the map for keeping while Dawes raised money to work it, but Tom's father died and Dawes lost his map while gambling. Duke Danfield won the map half and steals Tom's half to find the gold, but Green Lantern defeats his gang and Tom discovers Hal's secret identity as Green Lantern. Tom Kalmakus' father and Jimmy Dawes had stumbled on a gold mine and split the map for keeping while Dawes raised money to work it, but Tom's father died and Dawes lost his map while gambling. Duke Danfield won the map half and steals Tom's half to find the gold, but Green Lantern defeats his gang and Tom discovers Hal's secret identity as Green Lantern.

Notes

Introduction of Pieface [Thomas Kalmaku], who learns Green Lantern's secret identity.

Show/hide 3. Hawkman Clips the Claws of Caw (Hawkman) Comic story, 13 pages
Show/hide 4. The $30,000 Corpse Comic story, 4 pages

Credits

Writing
Murray Boltinoff, scripter [as Al Case]
Art
John Calnan, penciller [as Kalnan]
 
Vince Colletta, inker
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, editor

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
The Unexpected (DC, 1968 series) #127 (September 1971)
Show/hide 5. The Diabolical Missile from Qward (Green Lantern) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Lantern
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Gil Kane, penciller
 
Murphy Anderson, inker
Text
Gaspar Saladino, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Green Lantern (DC, 1960 series) #4 (January-February 1961)
Also printed
United States
Green Lantern Archives (DC, 1993 series) #Volume 1 (1993)
 
United States
Showcase Presents Green Lantern (DC, 2005 series) #1 (October 2005)

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 710

Entry created

  • 08/12/2003

Cover added

  • 08/12/2003

Index completed

  • 30/05/2005

Last updated

  • 09/09/2019