Superman Presents Wonder Comic Monthly #57

Published
January 1970
Page count
68
Cover price
0.20 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 The Galactic Gamblers! (Superman and Batman) Cover, 1 page

""Come on, Superman! I'm betting on you to finish him!" "Come on, Batman! You can beat Superman now that he's lost his powers! Defeat him and I win!" Featuring "The Galactic Gamblers!""

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Neal Adams, inker

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #185 (June 1969)
Show/hide 1. The Galactic Gamblers Part 2: Combat of the Crime-Busters (Superman and Batman and Robin) Comic story, 17 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman and Robin
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Robert Kanigher, scripter
Art
Ross Andru, penciller
 
Mike Esposito, inker
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #185 (June 1969)
Show/hide 2. The Adventures of Aquaboy (Aquaman) Comic story, 7 pages
Show/hide 3. The Red Rivers Gang (Tim Holt) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tim Holt
Genre
Western-Frontier

Credits

Art
Frank Bolle, line art

Reprint history

First print
United States
Tim Holt (Magazine Enterprises, 1948 series) #26 (October-November 1951)
Show/hide 4. Siege in the Sahara (Blackhawk) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Blackhawk
Genre
Adventure; war
Characters
Blackhawks; [Blackhawk; Andre; Hendrickson; Chuck; Stanislaus; Olaf; Chop Chop]; Desert Tiger

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Dick Dillin, penciller
 
Sheldon Moldoff, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original editor [attributed] (actual)
 
Murray Boltinoff, original Associate Editor [attributed]
 
George Kashdan, original Associate Editor [attributed]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Blackhawk (DC, 1957 series) #121 (February 1958)
Siege in the Sahara
Also printed
Australia
Blackhawk Comic (Youngs, 1948 series) #110 ([November 1959?])
Siege in the Sahara

Synopsis

The Blackhawks travel to Africa to find a caravan containing atomic weapons that has been hijacked by the Desert Tiger and his raiders.

Show/hide 5. Untitled Foreword, introduction, preface, afterword, 1 page

"Well, well, well... You finally made it here. Come on over to this window..."

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Code
J-197
Characters
Cain (host)

Credits

Writing
Joe Orlando, scripter
Art
Joe Orlando, line art
Editing
Joe Orlando, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #182 (September-October 1969)
Also printed
United States
Showcase Presents: The House of Mystery (DC, 2006 series) #1 (2006)

Notes

This page was originally an advertisement for House of Secrets. Words in the final speech bubble have been deleted and amended. It originally read "It'll be on sale in August! Don't buy it!... He's always insulting me!"

Show/hide 6. The Hound of Night (House of Mystery) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
House of Mystery
Genre
Horror-Suspense
Code
J-197
Characters
Cain (host)

Credits

Writing
Robert Kanigher, scripter
Art
Jerry Grandenetti, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Joe Orlando, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #182 (September-October 1969)
The Hound of Night!
Also printed
United States
Showcase Presents: The House of Mystery (DC, 2006 series) #1 (2006)
The Hound of Night!
Show/hide 7. Wanted: Dead or Alive Bonnie Lang and Clyde Kent (Superboy the Adventures of Superman When He Was a Boy) Comic story, 15 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy the Adventures of Superman When He Was a Boy
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Frank Robbins, scripter
Art
Al Plastino, line art
 
, inker
 
George Tuska , inker
 
Bill Draut , inker
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #149 (July 1968)

Synopsis

Bonnie and Clyde kidnap Clark and Lana during a Smallville bank job.

Notes

The inking appears to be the work of several people.


Status

This issue includes help from

  • Spiros Xenos

AusReprints ID

  • 2702

Entry created

  • 16/08/2005

Cover added

  • 16/08/2005

Index completed

  • 28/02/2010

Last updated

  • 25/09/2019