Superman Supacomic #171

Published
January 1974
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 The Sun of Superman! (Superman) Cover, 1 page

"Everything on Earth flying off into space...into that blazing sun! And there's nothing I can do to stop it!"

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-1259
Characters
Superman

Credits

Art
Nick Cardy, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original Editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, original Assistant Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #255 (August 1972)
The Sun of Superman!

Synopsis

Superman watches everything on Earth get sucked into gravity of sun.

Show/hide 1. The Sun of Superman (Superman) Comic story, 16 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-1234
Characters
Superman; Dr. Paul Reese; Clark Kent; Sun-Thrivers

Credits

Writing
Cary Bates, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Murphy Anderson, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original Editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, original Assistant Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #255 (August 1972)
The Sun of Superman!
Also printed
United States
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #12 (May 1981)
The Sun of Superman!
Show/hide 2. Big Race For a Mini-Hero (Superboy) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Code
B-1607

Credits

Writing
Leo Dorfman, scripter
Art
Bob Brown, penciller
 
Vince Colletta, inker [as Vinnie Colletta]
Text
, letterer
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #196 (July 1973)
Big Race for a Mini-Hero!

Notes

This is a superbaby story.

Show/hide 3. Untitled (Super-Turtle) Comic story, 0.66 pages

"That plane can't land. One of his tires blew out!"

Featuring

Feature
Super-Turtle
Genre
Humour; anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Code
3325
Characters
Super-Turtle

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter [signed]
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original Editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, original Assistant Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #374 (March 1969)
No title recorded

Synopsis

When the tire of a plane blows out in mid-air, Super-Turtle flies up and replaces it with a spare. He comments that if the plane had been on the ground he'd have to jack it up.

Show/hide 4. Part I: The Revolt of the Girl Legionnaires! (Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 15 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Light Lass; Triplicate Girl; Shrinking Violet; Supergirl; Phantom Girl; Saturn Girl; Ultra Boy; Mon-El; Lightning Lad; Colossal Boy; Matter-Eater Lad; Element Lad; Invisible Kid; Brainiac 5; Cosmic Boy; Superboy]; Proty II

Credits

Writing
Jerry Siegel, scripter
Art
John Forte, line art
Text
Milt Snapinn, letterer [as Milton Snapinn]
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #326 (November 1964)
Part I: The Revolt of the Girl Legionnaires!
Also printed
United States
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #57 (February 1985)
Part I: The Revolt of the Girl Legionnaires!
 
United States
The Legion of Super-Heroes Archives (DC, 1991 series) #3 (1993)
Part I: The Revolt of the Girl Legionnaires!

Synopsis

The girl Legionnaires turn on the boys.

Show/hide 5. Part II: The Triumph of the Super-Heroines (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 6.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Saturn Girl; Light Lass; Triplicate Girl; Supergirl; Shrinking Violet; Superboy; Chameleon Boy; Star Boy; Phantom Girl; Ultra Boy; Mon-El; Cosmic Boy; Brainiac 5; Element Lad]; Queen Azura

Credits

Writing
Jerry Siegel, scripter
Art
John Forte, penciller
 
George Klein, inker
Text
Milt Snapinn, letterer [as Milton Snapinn]
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #326 (November 1964)
Part II: The Triumph of the Super-Heroines
Also printed
United States
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #57 (February 1985)
Part II: The Triumph of the Super-Heroines
 
United States
The Legion of Super-Heroes Archives (DC, 1991 series) #3 (1993)
Part II: The Triumph of the Super-Heroines

Synopsis

The source of the plot is revealed and the boys are restored.

Show/hide 6. The Kid Who Knocked Out Superman (Superman) Comic story, 23 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-1323
Characters
Terra-Man (villain); Superman; Billy Anders; Nova; Clark Kent; Josh Coyle; Mrs. Anders

Credits

Writing
Cary Bates, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Murphy Anderson, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original Editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, original Assistant Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #259 (December 1972)
The Kid Who Knocked Out Superman!

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 879

Entry created

  • 09/12/2003

Cover added

  • 03/12/2019

Index completed

  • 04/05/2004

Last updated

  • 03/12/2019