Mighty Comic #114

Published
August 1976
Page count
68
Cover price
0.40 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Planet Comics [rectangle]
 
Planet Comics [rectangle]

Credits

Editing
, editor

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Show/hide Cover The Olsen Experiment (Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen) Cover, 1 page

"Superman! Help me… please!"

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero
Code
B-1840
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Superman [Clark Kent]

Credits

Art
Nick Cardy, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, original Editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, original Assistant Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #161 (November 1973)
The Olsen Experiment
Show/hide 1. 111 Stamps for 10c (Seven Seas Stamps) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Seven Seas Stamps
Code
KGM MO 1110/875
Show/hide 2. The Olsen Experiment (Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero
Code
B-1781
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White

Credits

Writing
Leo Dorfman, scripter [credited]
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger, line art [signed]
Text
, letterer
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, original Editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, original Assistant Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #161 (November 1973)
The Olsen Experiment

Synopsis

While investigating an abandoned armory, Jimmy accidentally knocks over a glass globe that infects him with a virus that destroys any man-made material near him.

Show/hide 3. The Adventure of the Magic Forest! (The Sandman) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Sandman
Genre
Superhero
Code
N661
Characters
The Sandman [Wesley Dodds]; Sandy [Sandy Hawkins]; Mr. and Nora Tucker; Toby Tucker; The Nightshade (villain, introduction, death); Chunky Harris (villain, death)

Credits

Writing
Jack Kirby, scripter [signed]
Art
Jack Kirby, penciller [signed]
 
Joe Simon, inker [signed]
Text
Howard Ferguson, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #6 (Summer 1942)
The Adventure of the Magic Forest
Also printed
United States
Wanted. The World's Most Dangerous Villains (DC, 1972 series) #9 (August-September 1973)
The Adventure of the Magic Forest

Synopsis

The Sandman and Sandy face the dire threat of a new villain who promises felons perfect crimes and a perfect hiding place in his Magic Forest in exchange for some of their loot.

Show/hide 4. The Bug! (The New Gods) Comic story, 26 pages

Featuring

Feature
The New Gods
Genre
Superhero
Code
X-322
Characters
Forager (introduction); Orion; Lightray; Mantis; Prime One (introduction, death); Eve Donner (introduction); Dave Lincoln; Queen Widow (introduction)

Credits

Writing
Jack Kirby, scripter [credited]
Art
Jack Kirby, penciller [credited]
 
Mike Royer, inker [credited]
Text
Mike Royer, letterer [credited]
Editing
Jack Kirby, original Editor [credited]

Reprint history

First print
United States
The New Gods (DC, 1971 series) #9 (June-July 1972)
The Bug!
Also printed
United States
Jack Kirby's New Gods (DC, 1997 series) (1997)
The Bug!
 
United States
Jack Kirby's Fourth World Omnibus (DC, 2007 series) #3 ([November] 2007)
The Bug!

Synopsis

Forager is given the task of searching out Orion and help him stop Mantis from mobilizing all the bugs into a large army.

Show/hide 5. The Legend of Greenbeard Olsen (Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Superman; Perry White; Lois Lane; Professor Peter Shaw

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter [credited]
Art
Curt Swan, penciller [credited]
 
Ray Burnley, inker [credited as George Klein]
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #21 (June 1957)
The Legend of Greenbeard Olsen
Also printed
Australia
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (Colour Comics, 1955 series) #31 ([November 1957])
The Legend of Greenbeard Olsen
 
United States
The Superman Family (DC, 1974 series) #175 (February-March 1976)
The Legend of Greenbeard Olsen
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Superman Family (DC, 2006 series) #Volume One (2006)
The Legend of Greenbeard Olsen

Synopsis

Jimmy discovers that one of his ancestors was the pirate Greenbeard and he is destined to become a pirate himself.

Notes

Inks credited to George Klein on splash page in error.

Show/hide 6. Untitled [Dr. Glisten's Submarine Pirates] (Hourman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Hourman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
The Hour-Man [Rex Tyler]; Captain Frank Preston; Janet Kirby; Mr. Bannerman; Dr. Glisten (villain, introduction); Wayne Carson (villain)

Credits

Writing
Ken Fitch, scripter
Art
Bernard Baily, line art [signed]
Text
Bernard Baily, letterer [signed]
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #72 (March 1942)
Untitled [Dr. Glisten's Submarine Pirates]
Also printed
United States
Wanted. The World's Most Dangerous Villains (DC, 1972 series) #7 (March-April 1973)
Dr. Glisten's Submarine Pirates

Synopsis

When a U.S. submarine officer is kidnapped, the Hourman discovers it's all due to the evil Dr. Glisten, who uses a strange glow to hypnotize his victims, then uses them to operate private submarines to plunder shipping and blame it on enemy submarines.

Show/hide 7. Free Stamp collection from 88 Different Countries (World Wide Stamp Collection) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
World Wide Stamp Collection
Code
KGM MO9762/1275
Show/hide 8. Get into Action [Planet Comics] (Planet Comics) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Get into action with… Supergirl - Superman - Superboy Look for them at your newsagent now! Planet Comics"

Details

Printed
1977 to 1978
More...
Get into Action [Planet Comics]

Notes

The image of Supergirl is from the cover of Adventure Comics #410 (Bob Oksner). The Superboy image is from Superboy #179 (Curt Swan, Murphy Anderson).


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