Superman Supacomic #155

Published
July 1972
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 Menace at 1000 Degrees (Superman) Cover, 1 page

"Please--You're the only one on Earth who can help--"

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-776
Characters
Superman; Sand creature

Credits

Art
Murphy Anderson, line art
 
Carmine Infantino, penciller
 
Murphy Anderson, penciller (see notes)
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #238 (June 1971)
Untitled

Notes

Julius Schwartz's editorial records include Murphy Anderson as penciler and inker, suggesting that Infantino may have only done layouts on this cover with Anderson providing finished pencils and inks.

Show/hide 1. Menace at 1000 Degrees! (Superman) Comic story, 15 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-774
Characters
Quig (villain); Clark Kent; Superman; Jimmy Olsen; Morgan Edge; Lois Lane; Sand creature

Credits

Writing
Denny O'Neil, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Murphy Anderson, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #238 (June 1971)
Menace at 1000 Degrees!
Also printed
United States
Superman: Kryptonite Nevermore (DC, 2009 series) ([February] 2009)
Menace at 1000 Degrees
Show/hide 2. Trail of the Talking Mask! (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 15 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-874
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Hugh Rankin; The Make-Up Man (first appearance, 1/2 page origin, villain)

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter
Art
Carmine Infantino, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #335 (January 1965)
Trail of the Talking Mask!
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #71 ([July 1965?])
Trail of the Talking Mask
 
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #234 (August 1971)
Trail of the Talking Mask!
 
United States
Batman: The Dynamic Duo Archives (DC, 2003 series) #2 ([June] 2006)
Trail of the Talking Mask!

Synopsis

Hugh Rankin almost gets himself killed trying to stop the Make-Up Man on his own.

Notes

This story in two parts.

Show/hide 3. Superboy Meets Ben Hur (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Superhero
Code
B-1128

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #92 (October 1961)
Superboy Meets Ben Hur!
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #30 ([January 1962])
Superboy Meets Ben-Hur
 
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #179 (November 1971)
Superboy Meets Ben Hur!
Show/hide 4. The A-B-Seas of Skin Diving Comic story, 2 pages

"Almost anyone can become a skin diver... But having a doctor give you a thorough physical checkup first is a must!"

Featuring

Genre
Non-Fiction

Credits

Writing
Robert Kanigher, scripter
Art
Ross Andru, penciller
 
Mike Esposito, inker
Editing
Robert Kanigher, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #27 (July-August 1960)
The A-B-Seas of Skin Diving
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #16 ([November 1960])
The A-B-Seas of Skin Diving
 
United States
Aquaman (DC, 1962 series) #54 (November-December 1970)
The A-B-Seas of Skin Diving!

Synopsis

Information on skin diving

Show/hide 5. Death Shares the Spotlight (Batgirl) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batgirl
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-820
Characters
Batgirl; Jason Bard; Tiz Marlow; Robbie Marlow

Credits

Writing
Frank Robbins, scripter
Art
Don Heck, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #415 (September 1971)
Death Shares the Spotlight!
Also printed
United States
Showcase Presents: Batgirl (DC, 2007 series) #1 (2007)
Death Shares the Spotlight!

Notes

This story originally continued from Detective Comics #414.

Show/hide 6. The Revolt of the Super-Slave (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Code
W-354
Characters
General Santanta (villain); Superman [Clark Kent]; Super-Pancho

Credits

Writing
Leo Dorfman, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
George Roussos, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original Editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, original Assistant Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #221 (November 1969)
The Revolt of the Super-Slave!

Synopsis

A dictator uses a remote island to harvest flowers for nerve gas. A slave named named Pancho attempts to summon Superman, but is caught, and dressed in a makeshift Superman costume to be taunted. The attempt gets Superman's attention, so he gives Super-Pancho a helping hand.


Notes

This is the first 25 cent issue.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 870

Entry created

  • 09/12/2003

Cover added

  • 11/07/2009

Index completed

  • 09/12/2003

Last updated

  • 03/12/2019