All Star Adventure Comic #28

Published
August 1964
Page count
100
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

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Show/hide Cover I Became a Robot! Cover, 1 page

"Great guns! Robots--they've taken over my home town!"

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Dick Dillin, penciller
 
Sheldon Moldoff, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #164 (May 1964)
I Became a Robot!
Show/hide 1. Untitled (On the Planet Og) Comic story, 1 page

"Go down to the planet earth and bring back an earthman. We must question him if we are to plan our invasion."

Featuring

Feature
On the Planet Og
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter [signed]
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer [signed]
Editing
Jack Schiff, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Tales of the Unexpected (DC, 1956 series) #57 (January 1961)
Untitled
Also printed
Australia
Superman Super Library (Colour Comics, 1964 series) #12 ([May 1965?])
Untitled
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #73 ([September 1965?])
On the Planet Og
Show/hide 2. I Became a Robot! Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Mort Meskin, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #164 (May 1964)
I Became a Robot

Synopsis

Eric Marston returns to his home town to find it inhabited by robots, who want to change him into a robot too.

Show/hide 3. The Killer Shadow (Phantom Stranger) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Phantom Stranger
Genre
Occult

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Carmine Infantino, penciller
 
Sy Barry, inker
 
Joe Giella , inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Julius Schwartz, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Phantom Stranger (DC, 1952 series) #2 (October-November 1952)
The Killer Shadow!
Also printed
United States
The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #98 (October-November 1971)
The Killer Shadow!
 
Australia
All Favourites Comic (KG Murray, 1973 series) #109 ([July 1975?])
The Killer Shadow
Show/hide 4. The Man Who Shot the Moon (Red Hawk) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Red Hawk
Genre
Western-Frontier
Characters
Red Hawk

Credits

Writing
Bob Powell , scripter
Art
Bob Powell, line art [signed]
Text
, letterer
Editing
Raymond C. Krank, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Straight Arrow (Magazine Enterprises, 1950 series) #7 (November 1950)
The Man Who Shot the Moon!
Also printed
Australia
Crack Western (Red Circle, 1950 series) #6 (March 1951) —Adventure Comics
The Man Who Shot the Moon!
 
Australia
Colt Western (Jubilee, 1962? series) #12 ([March 1963?])
The Man Who Shot the Moon
Show/hide 5. The Hermit's Ghost Dog (The Ghost-Breaker) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Ghost-Breaker
Genre
Adventure
Characters
Doctor Thirteen

Credits

Writing
Ed Herron, scripter [as France Herron]
Art
Leonard Starr, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Star Spangled Comics (DC, 1941 series) #125 (February 1952)
The Hermit's Ghost Dog
Also printed
United States
The Phantom Stranger (DC, 1969 series) #1 (May-June 1969)
The Hermit's Ghost Dog!
Show/hide 6. Trial by Combat (Robin Hood) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Robin Hood
Genre
Adventure
Characters
V: Sir Gui

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Frank Bolle, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Raymond C. Krank, original Editor [attributed]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Robin Hood (Magazine Enterprises, 1955 series) #52 [1] (November 1955)
Trial By Combat
Show/hide 7. The Bellboy Wonder (Robin) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]

Credits

Writing
Writer A, scripter (John Broome?)
Art
Jim Mooney, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Star Spangled Comics (DC, 1941 series) #120 (September 1951)
The Bellboy Wonder!
Also printed
Australia
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #35 ([December 1951?])
The Bellboy Wonder!
 
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #193 (May 1970)
The Bellboy Wonder!
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #29 ([November 1974?])
The Bellboy Wonder!
Show/hide 8. The Sawbones of Farmer's Dell (Hopalong Cassidy) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Hopalong Cassidy
Genre
Western-Frontier

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Irwin Hasen, penciller
 
Bernard Sachs, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Julius Schwartz, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
All-American Western (DC, 1948 series) #109 (August-September 1949)
The Sawbones of Farmer's Dell!

Notes

This story has edited artwork to convert it from a Minstrel Maverick feature to Hopalong Cassidy.

Show/hide 9. The Lazy Millionaires (Captain Compass) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Captain Compass
Genre
Adventure

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Paul Norris , line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Star Spangled Comics (DC, 1941 series) #120 (September 1951)
The Lazy Millionaires
Show/hide 10. The No-Name Planet Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
Mystery in Space (DC, 1951 series) #91 (May 1964)
The No-Name Planet!
Show/hide 11. The Half-Lucky Charm Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Genre
Detective-Mystery

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Gil Kane, penciller
 
Bernard Sachs, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Julius Schwartz, original editor [attributed as Julie Schwartz] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Sensation Mystery (DC, 1952 series) #115 (May-June 1953)
The Half-Lucky Charm!
Also printed
United States
Secrets of Sinister House (DC, 1972 series) #18 (June-July 1974)
The Half-Lucky Charm!
 
Australia
Swamp Monster (Murray, 1980 series) #1 ([August 1980?])
The Half-Lucky Charm!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Secrets of Sinister House (DC, 2010 series) (2010)
The Half-Lucky Charm!

Synopsis

A man comes into possession of a half good-luck charm and makes some strange experiences. He inherits half his uncle's estate and falls in love with a woman in a half-white and half-black costume, learning only half her name and address.

Show/hide 12. The Heart of a Fool (Robin Hood) Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 13. The Giant in the Swamp Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Adventure; detective-mystery

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Murphy Anderson, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Julius Schwartz, original editor [attributed as Julie Schwartz] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Sensation Mystery (DC, 1952 series) #115 (May-June 1953)
The Giant in the Swamp!

Synopsis

Archeologist Steve Dexter discovers a hidden island of giant Indians and their gold treasure in the Okefenokee swamp in Georgia. He is being followed by three gangsters who attack and plan to rob him. A hermit comes to Dexter's rescue.

Show/hide 14. Suicide Tower (Ghost-Breaker) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Ghost-Breaker
Genre
Mystery
Characters
Doctor Terry Thirteen

Credits

Writing
Ed Herron, scripter [as France Herron]
Art
Leonard Starr, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Star Spangled Comics (DC, 1941 series) #124 (January 1952)
Suicide Tower
Also printed
United States
The Phantom Stranger (DC, 1969 series) #17 (January-February 1972)
Suicide Tower!

Notes

feature title corrected by Bob Hughes 3/06

Show/hide 15. Cec Cook's… Magic Shop Advertisement, 1 page

Status

This issue includes help from

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AusReprints ID

  • 2439

Entry created

Cover added

Index completed

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