My Greatest Adventure #40

DC Comics

United States

Published
February 1960
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Silver Age size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/15495

Credits

Editing
Jack Schiff, Editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, Associate Editor

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Show/hide Cover We Found the Ice-Age Giant! Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Bob Brown, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Five-Score Plus Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #25 ([May 1960?])
We Found the Ice-Age Giant!
Printed in
Big Boss (Arédit-Artima, 1960 series) #46 (1960)
 
Mi Gran Aventura (Editorial Novaro, 1960 series) #18
Show/hide 1. Untitled (Frontier Cabin) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

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Feature
Frontier Cabin

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Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. Untitled (Hi-Power Binoculars) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Hi-Power Binoculars

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Writing
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Text
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Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 3. We Battled the Storm Creature Comic story, 7.67 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Howard Purcell, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
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Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Five-Score Plus Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #25 ([May 1960?])
We Battled the Storm Creature
 
Australia
Five-Score Plus Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #25 ([May 1960?])
 
Australia
Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #74 ([June 1971?])
We Battled the Storm Creature
 
Australia
Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #74 ([June 1971?])
 
Australia
Haunted Tales (Murray, 1977 series) #31 ([May 1978?])
We Battled the Storm Creature
 
Australia
Haunted Tales (Murray, 1977 series) #31 ([May 1978?])
Printed in
Haunted Tales (K. G. Murray, 1973 series) #31 (May 1978)
 
Big Boss (Arédit-Artima, 1960 series) #46 (1960)

Synopsis

A strange meteorite reacts with rainstorms to create a monstrous creature.

Show/hide 4. Untitled Statement of ownership, 0.33 pages

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Text
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Notes

Statement of October 1, 1959

Owner: National Comics Publications, Inc., H. Donenfeld, J. S. Liebowitz, P. H. Sampliner, G. Donenfeld, S. U. Sampliner, F. Iger, I. Donenfeld; S. Iger, A. Donenfeld, J. S. Liebowitz and A.S. Herzog as trustees for I. Donenfeld and S. Donenfeld, I. Rappaport and A. S. Herzog as trustees for L. Liebowitz and J. H. Liebowitz, H. Donenfeld Foundation, Inc., all at 575 Lexington Avenue, New York 22, N.Y.

Show/hide 5. Meteor Showers Cartoon, 0.5 pages

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Genre
Non-fiction; math & science

Credits

Writing
Mort Drucker, scripter
Art
Mort Drucker, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Mort Drucker, letterer

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First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #16 (January 1952)
Meteor Showers
Show/hide 6. Untitled (Continental Schools, Inc.) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

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Feature
Continental Schools, Inc.

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Show/hide 7. Superboy Says: "It's Fun to Help Others!" (Superboy) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Advocacy; superhero
Characters
Superboy

Credits

Writing
Jack Schiff, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer

Synopsis

Superboy shows some children how they can be useful as volunteers in many places.

Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

Show/hide 8. Introducing... the Justice League of America (Justice League) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

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Feature
Justice League
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Mike Sekowsky, penciller
 
Murphy Anderson, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer

Notes

house ad for The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1956 series) #28 [first Justice League of America], on sale December 29

Show/hide 9. I Led the Sinister Safari Comic story, 8.67 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
George Roussos, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Stan Starkman, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Century Plus Comic (Color Comics, 1960 series) #49 ([June 1960?])
I Led the Sinister Safari
Printed in
Sidéral (Arédit-Artima, 1958 series) #30 (septembre 1960)
 
Big Boss (Arédit-Artima, 1970 series) #41 (1979)

Synopsis

A missing scientist has been captured by aliens who want his latest invention for their own evil purposes, and he pretends to join them, sacrificing his life to defeat them.

Show/hide 10. Your Passport to Amazing Adventures! (Tales of the Unexpected; House of Mystery; Strange Adventures) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

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Tales of the Unexpected; House of Mystery; Strange Adventures

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Show/hide 11. Untitled (Peter Puptent, Explorer) Comic story, 1 page

"Look at this rare bone I dug up!"

Featuring

Feature
Peter Puptent, Explorer
Genre
Humour
Characters
Peter Puptent

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
 
Henry Boltinoff, penciller [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Five-Score Plus Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #25 ([May 1960?])
Untitled
Show/hide 12. Super Speed Was My Business Text story, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Drama

Credits

Writing
Jack Miller, author
Text
, typeset

Synopsis

A race car driver spots a dangerous situation along the course and sacrifices his lead to save the lives of the drivers behind him.

Show/hide 13. We Found the Ice-Age Giant Comic story, 7.67 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Ruben Moreira, line art
 
Ruben Moreira, penciller [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
Stan Starkman, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Five-Score Plus Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #25 ([May 1960?])
We Found the Ice-Age Giant
 
Australia
Five-Score Plus Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #25 ([May 1960?])
 
Australia
Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #76 ([August 1971?])
We Found the Ice-Age Giant
Printed in
Big Boss (Arédit-Artima, 1960 series) #46 (1960)

Synopsis

Excavation for a new railroad line revives a giant caveman that was frozen in ice for thousands of years, and revives his nemesis as well -- a giant woolly mammoth!

Show/hide 14. Three Exciting New Adventures (Batman and Robin) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman and Robin
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Sheldon Moldoff, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer

Notes

house ad for Batman (DC, 1940 series) #129

Show/hide 15. Untitled (Aircraft Carrier) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

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Feature
Aircraft Carrier

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Show/hide 16. Untitled (150 Civil War Soldiers) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

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Feature
150 Civil War Soldiers

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Show/hide 17. Untitled (Stephens Credit Sales) Advertisement, 1 page

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Feature
Stephens Credit Sales

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Show/hide 18. Untitled (Jowett Institute of Body Building) Advertisement, 1 page

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Feature
Jowett Institute of Body Building

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Text
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Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 19. Untitled (Wilson Chemical Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Wilson Chemical Co.

Credits

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Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 33957

Entry created

  • 19/09/2007

Index completed

  • 05/09/2021

Last updated

  • 30/06/2021