Superman Supacomic #84

Published
August 1966
Page count
84
Cover price
2/- or 20 cents
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 Demon Under the Red Sun (Superman) Cover, 1 page

""That substance is radioactive...it's killing me! On this world of a red sun, these people are immune to it...but I'm not! In minutes I'll be a goner!" "This shining stone destroys all demons! If you are not evil, you will survive our test of the talisman!" "Death to the male-witch!" Superman faces untold agony in... "The Demon Under the Red Sun!" A complete full-length novel!"

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
George Klein, inker

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #184 (February 1966)
Show/hide 1. The Demon Under the Red Sun Part 2: The Test of the Talisman (Superman) Comic story, 22 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #184 (February 1966)
Show/hide 2. Wanted: A Pal (Public Service) Comic story, 1 page
Show/hide 3. The Million-Dollar Clues (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger, scripter
Art
Sheldon Moldoff, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Text
Pat Gordon, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #115 (April 1958)
Show/hide 4. The Secrets of the Fortress of Solitude (The Secrets of the Fortress of Solitude) Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Secrets of the Fortress of Solitude
Genre
Super-hero
Characters
Superman

Credits

Art
Wayne Boring, line art
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman Annual (DC, 1960 series) #3 (Summer 1961)
This version
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #184 (February 1966)
Also printed
Australia
Super Heroes Annual (Murray, 1979?) ([1979])
 
United States
Superman in the Sixties (DC, 1999) ([September] 1999)
 
United States
Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #3 (April 2007)

Notes

The "Blueprint" explaining the numbered rooms on these pages is not reprinted in this issue.

Show/hide 5. The Strange Death of Batman (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 14 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter
Art
Carmine Infantino, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #347 (January 1966)
Also printed
United States
Batman: The Strange Deaths of Batman (DC, 2009 series) ([January] 2009)
Show/hide 6. Flash Facts (Flash Facts) Comic story, 1 page

"Benjamin Franklin's lightning rod has been described as the 'world's most perfect invention'!"

Featuring

Feature
Flash Facts
Genre
Super-hero

Synopsis

Facts about Benjamin Franklin and lightning.

Notes

Begins: Benjamin Franklin's lightning rod has been described as the 'world's most perfect invention'!

Show/hide 7. The Strange Insect Lives of Lana Lang Part 2: The Fate of Bee-Boy (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 23 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
George Papp, line art
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #127 (March 1966)
Show/hide 8. Pete Ross's Super-Secret (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
Leo Dorfman, scripter
Art
George Papp, line art
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #90 (July 1961)
This version
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #343 (April 1966)

Notes

Pete Ross learns Superboy's secret identity in this story. "A Hall of Fame Classic"


Status

This issue includes help from

  • Mark Cannon
  • Spiros Xenos

AusReprints ID

  • 828

Entry created

  • 09/12/2003

Cover added

  • 02/07/2007

Index completed

  • 25/04/2006

Last updated

  • 08/07/2009