Giantsize Adventure Comic #1

Published
1 April 1958
Page count
88
Cover price
2/- [0-2-0 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
None

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Adventure

Credits

Art
John Dixon, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 1. Untitled (Planetman) Comic story, 8 pages

"Flashing through the stratosphere at the speed of light--duelling in the cause of justice, a million miles above the earth…"

Featuring

Feature
Planetman
Genre
Science fiction
Characters
Planetman; Hex

Credits

Writing
Lloyd Piper, scripter
Art
Lloyd Piper, line art
Text
Lloyd Piper , letterer
Editing
, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
Australia
Planetman (Frew, 1953 series) #1 ([1953?])
Untitled
Show/hide 2. Untitled (Planetman) Comic story, 15 pages

"A new menance threatens the planet Earth--a menace that could wipe out the wonderful civilization that has taken centuries to build…"

Featuring

Feature
Planetman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Lloyd Piper, scripter
Art
Lloyd Piper, line art
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

First print
Australia
Planetman (Frew, 1953 series) #1 ([1953?])
Untitled
Also printed
Australia
Gigantic Adventures (Yaffa, 1966? series) #9 ([1966?])
Untitled
Show/hide 3. Untitled (Kid Champion) Comic story, 12.75 pages

"When kidnappers try to get ransom for Kid Champion they finish badly and land in jail."

Featuring

Feature
Kid Champion
Genre
Sports

Credits

Writing
Jeff Wilkinson, scripter
Art
Jeff Wilkinson, line art
Text
Jeff Wilkinson , letterer
Show/hide 4. Untitled (Kid Champion) Comic story, 8.4 pages

"Manzur, a cunning Arabian, thinks he can cheat Kid Champion! Things don't end up the way he expected, though!"

Featuring

Feature
Kid Champion
Genre
Sports

Credits

Writing
Jeff Wilkinson, scripter
Art
Jeff Wilkinson, line art
Text
Jeff Wilkinson , letterer
Show/hide 5. Untitled (Broadway Ha-Lights) Comic story, 0.6 pages

"Would you mind removing your hat, miss?"

Featuring

Feature
Broadway Ha-Lights
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Harry Lampert, scripter
Art
Harry Lampert, line art
Text
Harry Lampert, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Miss Melody Lane of Broadway (DC, 1950? series) #3 (June-July 1950)
Untitled
Also printed
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #319 (December 1964)
No title recorded
 
Australia
Gigantic Adventures (Yaffa, 1966? series) #9 ([1966?])
Untitled
Show/hide 6. Untitled (The Saint) Comic story, ? pages

"Scene--the I.V. motion picture studios in Hollywood"

Featuring

Feature
The Saint
Genre
Adventure
Show/hide 7. Untitled (Broadway Laffs) Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Broadway Laffs
Genre
Humour
Show/hide 8. Killer on the Loose (Buster Crabbe) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Buster Crabbe
Genre
Western; celebrity

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Bill Walton, penciller
 
Mike Peppe, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Harold Straubing, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Buster Crabbe (Lev Gleason, 1954 series) #2 ([February 1954?])
Killer On the Loose
Also printed
Australia
Gigantic Adventures (Yaffa, 1966? series) #9 ([1966?])
Killer on the Loose
Show/hide 9. Strange Case of the Radioactive Tiger (Buster Crabbe) Comic story, 7.66 pages

Featuring

Feature
Buster Crabbe

Credits

Writing
Bill Woolfolk, scripter
Art
Mort Leav, line art [signed]
Text
, letterer
Editing
Harold Straubing, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Buster Crabbe (Lev Gleason, 1954 series) #3 (April 1954)
Strange Case of the Radioactive Tiger
Also printed
Australia
Gigantic Adventures (Yaffa, 1966? series) #9 ([1966?])
Strange Case of the Radioactive Tiger
Show/hide 10. Untitled (Comicode) Activity, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Comicode
Show/hide 11. Get Big Husky Muscles! (Gym Supplies Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Gym Supplies Co.
Code
1st April

Notes

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  • 72700

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