Mighty Comic #21

Published
January 1961
Page count
116
Cover price
2/- [0-2-0 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Square bound
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Attack of the Tentacle World! (Adam Strange) Cover, 1 page

"Now 116 pages. Adam Strange battles... "The Attack from the Tentacle World!""

Featuring

Feature
Adam Strange
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Gil Kane, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker

Reprint history

First print
United States
Mystery in Space (DC, 1951 series) #60 (June 1960)
Show/hide 1. The Attack of the Tentacle World! (Adam Strange) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Adam Strange
Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter
Art
Carmine Infantino, penciller
 
Bernard Sachs, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Mystery in Space (DC, 1951 series) #60 (June 1960)
Also printed
United States
The Adam Strange Archives (DC, 2004 series) #Volume 1 ([February] 2004)
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Adam Strange (DC, 2007 series) #1 ([August] 2007)

Synopsis

Adam Strange and Alanna encounter Yggardis, a sentient, tentacled planet that scours other worlds for life forms to populate it--which die within 24 hours of the transplantation.

Show/hide 2. Untitled (Warden Willis) Comic story, 1 page

"I'm glad your commission approves of my prison."

Featuring

Feature
Warden Willis
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Show/hide 3. Swamp Spirit of the Seminoles (Strong Bow) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Strong Bow
Genre
Western-Frontier
Characters
Strong Bow; Princess Hinaha; Gonquin

Credits

Writing
David Wood, scripter
Art
Frank Giacoia, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Julius Schwartz, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
All Star Western (DC, 1951 series) #61 (October-November 1951)
Swamp Spirit of the Seminoles
Show/hide 4. The Wand That Could Work Miracles! Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter
Art
Sid Greene, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #121 (October 1960)
The Wand That Could Work Miracles

Notes

On p. 1 of the story, a sign on a building has been changed to read "Mighty Comics. Great science fiction stories! Onlly 2/-!" The original read "National Comics" and "Mystery in Space", with "10c". The words "Manhatton Island is sinking!" have also been changed to "The city is sinking!"

Show/hide 5. The Disappearing Diner (Big Town) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Big Town
Genre
Detective-Mystery

Credits

Writing
Lee Goldsmith, scripter
Art
Jack Lehti, penciller
 
Bob Lander, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Big Town (DC, 1951 series) #14 (March-April 1952)
The Disappearing Diner
Show/hide 6. The Guardian Beasts of the Life Stone (The Space Ranger) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Space Ranger
Genre
Science fiction
Characters
Space Ranger; Myra Mason; Cryll; Mr. Gorba (villain)

Credits

Writing
Arnold Drake, scripter
Art
Bob Brown, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Tales of the Unexpected (DC, 1956 series) #52 (August 1960)
The Guardian Beasts of the Life Stone
Show/hide 7. Untitled (Dexter) Comic story, 1 page

"You must be new around here!"

Featuring

Feature
Dexter
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Show/hide 8. Pioneer War Correspondent (Tomahawk) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tomahawk
Genre
Western-Frontier

Credits

Art
Bruno Premiani, penciller
 
Ray Burnley, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor
 
Jack Schiff, editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, editor
 
George Kashdan, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Tomahawk (DC, 1950 series) #20 (November-December 1953)
Show/hide 9. The City 100 Miles Down Part 2: The Beast Brigade Part 3: The Mole Vs. the Enemy Sun (Cave Carson Adventures Inside Earth) Comic story, 25 pages

Featuring

Feature
Cave Carson Adventures Inside Earth
Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
Ed Herron, scripter [as France Herron]
Art
Bernard Baily, line art
Editing
George Kashdan, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #32 (October-November 1960)

Synopsis

Following a trail indicated by a dead man, Cave Carson and his team locate an underground city with its own sun.

Show/hide 10. Untitled (The Hound and the Hare) Comic story, 6 pages

"Oh boy! What a beautiful day!"

Featuring

Feature
The Hound and the Hare
Genre
Anthropomorphic-Funny Animals
Code
64
Show/hide 11. The Raid of "Chief" Fuzz-Face (Foley of the Fighting 5th) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Foley of the Fighting 5th
Genre
Western-Frontier

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Howard Sherman, line art
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
All Star Western (DC, 1951 series) #115 (October-November 1960)
Show/hide 12. Wonder Girl Meets Wonder Woman (Wonder Girl) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wonder Girl
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman

Credits

Writing
Robert Kanigher, scripter
Art
Ross Andru, penciller
 
Mike Esposito, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Robert Kanigher, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Wonder Woman (DC, 1942 series) #117 (October 1960)
Wonder Girl Meets Wonder Woman!
Also printed
United States
Showcase Presents: Wonder Woman (DC, 2007 series) #1 ([August] 2007)
Wonder Girl Meets Wonder Woman!

Synopsis

Wonder Girl, desiring to meet and work with her future Wonder Woman self, gets the Amazons to send her to the future with a time machine. Wonder Girl tries to use time travel to meet her grown-up self.

Show/hide 13. The Exile of Space Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter [as Robert Starr]
Art
Carmine Infantino, penciller
 
Bernard Sachs, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Julius Schwartz, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #19 (April 1952)

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Spiros Xenos
  • Peter Hansen

AusReprints ID

  • 1181

Entry created

  • 15/01/2004

Cover added

  • 01/03/2021

Index completed

  • 07/06/2008

Last updated

  • 10/10/2021