Mighty Comic #73

Published
October 1969
Page count
68
Cover price
0.20 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Justice League (Justice League [of America]) Cover, 1 page

"The Justice League"

Featuring

Feature
Justice League [of America]
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-127

Credits

Art
Mike Sekowsky, penciller
 
Mike Esposito, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #71 (May 1969)
Death-Orbit!
Also printed
United States
Justice League of America Archives (DC, 1994 series) #9 ([November] 2004)
[Cover - Justice League of America #71]; Death-Orbit
Show/hide 1. ...And So My World Ends (Justice League [of America]) Comic story, 22 pages

Featuring

Feature
Justice League [of America]
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Denny O'Neil, scripter
Art
Dick Dillin, penciller
 
Sid Greene, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #71 (May 1969)
...And So My World Ends!
Also printed
United States
Justice League of America Archives (DC, 1994 series) #9 ([November] 2004)
...And So My World Ends!
From GCD
from Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #71 (May 1969)

Synopsis

The population of Mars leaves to colonize another planet. J'onn J'onzz goes with them and leaves the Justice League.

Notes

"of America" deleted from the logo.

Show/hide 2. Superman's Supacomic (Superman) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.3 pages

"If it's action you want--buy Superman's Supacomic. 20c. On sale everywhere."

Details

Printed
1969? to 1973?
Genre
Superhero
More...
Superman's Supacomic

Notes

The title in this advert was only used on the earliest 1959-1960 issues. It was quickly changed Superman Supacomic. The image is from page 20 of "The Race to the End of the Universe" in The Flash 175, December 1967 (pencils: Ross Andru, inks: Mike Esposito).

Show/hide 3. Tip Top [Teen Titans] (The Teen Titans) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.3 pages

"Don't miss the fabulous adventures of the Teen Titans in every issue of Tip Top. On sale everywhere. 20c"

Details

Printed
1969? to 1973?
Genre
Superhero
More...
Tip Top [Teen Titans]

Notes

Image is from page 20 of Teen Titans #16, July-August 1968 (Kid Flash, Aqualad, Wonder Girl, Robin). Who would have thought "Superhero eats hot dog" could be turned into an advertisement? Image spotted by Mark Cannon.

Show/hide 4. Wonder Comic [Aquaman] (Aquaman) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.3 pages

"Heart freezing adventure is yours in every power packed issue of Wonder Comic. On sale everywhere. 20c"

Details

Printed
1968? to 1973?
Genre
Superhero
More...
Wonder Comic [Aquaman]

Notes

Featuring Aquaman.

Show/hide 5. They Made Me the Spectrum Man! Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Ruben Moreira, line art
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, Associate Editor

Reprint history

Based on
United States
My Greatest Adventure (DC, 1955 series) #37 (November 1959)
They Made Me the Spectrum Man!
Printed in
Australia
All Favourites Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #18 ([May 1960?])
They Made Me the Spectrum Man
Show/hide 6. The Man Who Refused to Die! (A True Tall Tale) Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
A True Tall Tale
Genre
Adventure
Code
S-4166

Credits

Writing
Jack Schiff, scripter
 
Mort Weisinger, scripter
 
George Kashdan, scripter
Art
Ed Smalle, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Real Fact Comics (DC, 1946 series) #21 (July-August 1949)
The Man Who Refused to Die
 
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #74 (May 1958)
The Man Who Refused to Die!
 
Australia
Five-Score Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #10 ([February 1959?])
The Man Who Refused to Die!
Show/hide 7. Jimmy Olsen's Blackest Deeds! (Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 15.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Jim Shooter, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
George Klein, inker
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #110 (April 1968)
Jimmy Olsen's Blackest Deeds!
Show/hide 8. Blackhawk (Blackhawk) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.3 pages

"Battle the forces of evil with Blackhawk in his own magazine. On sale everywhere 20c"

Details

Printed
1969? to 1973?
Genre
War
More...
Blackhawk

Notes

Pencils by Dick Dillon.

Show/hide 9. Shorty (Shorty) Comic story, 1 page

"Get a plumber, Short, there's a leak in the water pipe!"

Featuring

Feature
Shorty
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter [signed]
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer [signed]

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #107 (February 1960)
Shorty
Also printed
Australia
All Favourites Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #18 ([May 1960?])
Untitled
Show/hide 10. John Jones' Farewell to Earth (John Jones, Manhunter from Mars) Comic story, 6.7 pages

Featuring

Feature
John Jones, Manhunter from Mars
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Jack Miller , scripter
Art
Joe Certa, line art

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #267 (May 1959)
John Jones' Farewell to Earth
This version
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #184 (May 1969)
John Jones' Farewell to Earth
Also printed
Australia
The Hundred Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #37 ([October 1959?])
John Jones' Farewell to Earth
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Martian Manhunter (DC, 2007 series) #1 (2007)
John Jones' Farewell to Earth
From GCD
from Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #267.

Notes

"The Editors' Round Table"

Show/hide 11. World's Finest Comic [The Flash] (The Flash) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.3 pages

"Now pulse-stopping action in every thrill packed issue of World's Finest Comic. On sale everywhere. 20c"

Details

Printed
1969? to 1973?
Genre
Superhero
More...
World's Finest Comic [The Flash]

Notes

The source of this image is unknown.

Show/hide 12. The 10-Day Siege of Fort Santa Fe (Kit Carson) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Kit Carson
Genre
Western

Credits

Art
Howard Sherman, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Frontier Fighters (DC, 1955 series) #2 (November-December 1955)
The 10-Day Siege of Fort Santa Fe
Also printed
Australia
Davy Crockett and the Frontier Fighters (Colour Comics, 1955 series) #2 ([1955?])
The 10-Day Siege of Fort Santa Fe

Notes

The artwork on original pages two and three of this story has been reduced and combined to create a single page. The original story was eight pages.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 756

Entry created

  • 08/12/2003

Cover added

  • 01/07/2012

Index completed

  • 08/12/2003

Last updated

  • 01/07/2012