Superman Supacomic #165

Published
May 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 Killer Kent vs Super Luthor! (Superman) Cover, 1 page

"Nobody takes me, not even you, Superman!"

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Code
W-499
Characters
Clark Kent; Super Luthor

Credits

Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Murphy Anderson, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Gaspar Saladino , letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #230 (October 1970)
Killer Kent vs. Super Luthor!

Synopsis

Outlaw Clark Kent machine-guns flying Super Luthor.

Show/hide 1. Killer Kent Versus Super Luthor (Superman) Comic story, 22 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Code
W-483
Characters
Clark Kent Lang (villain); Jor-El; Lex-El; Lara; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Clark Kent; Dr. Markem; Mr. Dallinger; Superboy; Lana Lang; Lois Lane; Krypton

Credits

Writing
Cary Bates, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Dan Adkins, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #230 (October 1970)
Killer Kent Versus Super Luthor

Notes

Imaginary story. The end of the story retains "…find out in the November issue of Superman", but squeezes in the word "Supacomic!".

Show/hide 2. Legend of the Key Hook Lighthouse! (Batman) Comic story, 15 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-817
Characters
Batman; General Ruizo

Credits

Writing
Denny O'Neil, scripter
Art
Irv Novick, penciller
 
Dick Giordano, inker
Text
Gaspar Saladino, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #414 (August 1971)
Legend of the Key Hook Lighthouse!
Also printed
United Kingdom
The Super Heroes Monthly (Egmont Publishing, 1980 series) v1#2 (November 1980)
Legend of the Key Hook Lighthouse!
Show/hide 3. Superbaby's New Family! (Superboy) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superbaby

Credits

Writing
Leo Dorfman, scripter
Art
Bob Brown, penciller
 
Murphy Anderson, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #192 (December 1972)
Superbaby's New Family!
Show/hide 4. Murder the Leader! (A New Tale of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 11 pages

Featuring

Feature
A New Tale of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Code
B-1442
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Phantom Girl [Tinya Wazzo]; Saturn Girl [Imra Ardeen]; Mon-El [Lar Gand]; Ultra Boy [Jo Nah]; Invisible Kid [Lyle Norg]; Shadow Lass [Tamia Mallor]; Bouncing Boy [Chuck Taine]; Lightning Lad [Garth Ranzz]; Dream Girl [Nura Nal]; Duo Damsel [Luornu Durgo]; Karate Kid [Val Armorr]; Colossal Boy [Gim Allon]]; Fatal Five [Tharok; Validus; Mano (cameo); Emerald Empress (cameo); Persuader (cameo)]

Credits

Writing
Cary Bates, scripter
Art
Dave Cockrum, penciller
 
Murphy Anderson, inker
Text
Ben Oda, letterer
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #190 (September 1972)
Murder the Leader!
Also printed
United States
The Legion of Super-Heroes Archives (DC, 1991 series) #Volume 10 (2000)
Murder the Leader!

Synopsis

Saturn Girl and Mon-El are up for election as new Legion leader when Tharok and Validus telelport them away. Tharok intends to kill each new leader of the Legion until they submit to him. But when Mon-El convinces Tharok to declare himself the new leader, Validus turns on him.

Notes

In the title the word "follow" is crossed out and "murder" is scrawled above it.

Show/hide 5. Brother for a Day! (The Private Life of Clark Kent) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Private Life of Clark Kent
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-1273
Characters
Zeena (villain); Mickey Moran; Clark Kent; Amak; Lash Layne; Sean Carter; "Ram" Rogers

Credits

Writing
Cary Bates, 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) #256 (September 1972)
Brother for a Day!

Notes

The job code is mostly covered by page numbering for this reprint.


Notes

This is the last issue with the Colour Comics Pty Ltd logo. This is the last issue of Superman Supacomic to feature Batman stories. Batman and Detective Comics stories transfer to Superman Presents Tip Top Comic Monthly from issue #98.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 877

Entry created

  • 09/12/2003

Cover added

  • 09/12/2003

Index completed

  • 24/09/2004

Last updated

  • 03/12/2019