Colossal Comic #17

Published
April 1961
Page count
164
Cover price
3/6 [0-3-6 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
?

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Show/hide Cover Untitled (Superman and Batman and Robin) Cover, 1 page

"Now 164 Pages!"

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman and Robin
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Hart Amos

Notes

This issue also includes a number of fillers: Varsity Vic, Chief Hot Foot, What's the Difference Between..., Casey the Cop, Professor Eureka and Jail Jests.

Show/hide 1. The Man Who Knew Superboy's Identity (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Sy Barry
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited), Mort Weisinger, (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #36 (October 1954)
Also printed
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #328 (January 1965)
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #67 ([March 1965?])
Show/hide 2. Storm over Gotham City (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Charles Paris
Letters
Pat Gordon
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #106 (March 1957)
Show/hide 3. The Satellite Arrow (The Green Arrow) Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 4. The Missile of Steel (Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 5. The Case of the Stolen Formula (Peter Fury) Comic story, ? pages

Featuring

Feature
Peter Fury
Genre
Adventure

Credits

Script
Leonard Keith Lawson (as Keith Leonard)
Art
Leonard Keith Lawson (as Keith Leonard)

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
A Climax Color Comic (KGM, 1948 series) #6 ([1948?])
Show/hide 6. The Tree That Drove Smallville Wild (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Sy Barry
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited), Mort Weisinger, (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #29 (December 1953)
 
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #29 (December 1953)
The Tree That Drove Smallville Wild!
Show/hide 7. A Fish Out of Water (Aquaman) Comic story, 7 pages
Show/hide 8. The Third Alarm for Batman (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Script
Bill Finger?
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Stan Kaye
Letters
Pat Gordon
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #96 (December 1955)
Also printed
United Kingdom
Batman (KGM, 1952 series) #74 ([October 1956?])
Show/hide 9. The World's Worst Archer (The Green Arrow) Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 10. Destination Future (Tommy Tomorrow) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tommy Tomorrow
Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
Jim Mooney
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #206 (July 1955)
Destination Future
Printed in
Australia
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (Colour Comics, 1955 series) #12 ([March 1956])
Destination Future!
Show/hide 11. Superman's Other Life (Superman) Comic story, 10 pages
Show/hide 12. Treasures of the Sea (Aquaman) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Script
Jack Miller
Art
Ramona Fradon
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #167 (August 1951)
Show/hide 13. The Wizard City (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 12 pages
Show/hide 14. City of Fantasy (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Stan Kaye
Letters
Pat Gordon
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited), Jack Schiff (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #90 (March 1955)
Also printed
United Kingdom
Batman (KGM, 1952 series) #74 ([October 1956?])
Show/hide 15. Anti-Superman Weapon (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages
Show/hide 16. The River Gang (Aquaman) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Art
Ramona Fradon
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #195 (December 1953)
Also printed
Australia
Century Comic (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #104 ([February 1965?])
Show/hide 17. Jungle Jimmy Olsen (Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 18. The Super-Dog from Krypton (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 10 pages

Notes

This issue also includes a number of fillers: Varsity Vic, Chief Hot Foot, What's the Difference Between..., Casey the Cop, Professor Eureka and Jail Jests.

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Spiros Xenos
  • Jeff Battista

AusReprints ID

  • 37835

Entry created

Cover added

Index completed

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