([March 1961])

K. G. Murray, 1959 Series
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Price:
2/- AUD
Pages:
100
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
The K. G. Murray Publishing Company Pty Ltd
Brand:
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
Editing:
?
Color:
Colour cover; Black and white interior;
Dimensions:
Standard comic (size varies slightly)
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Squarebound (early issues); saddle-stitched (later issues)
Publishing Format:
Was on-going series

Issue Notes

There are 2 full page advertisements in this issue.


Superman's Return to Krypton! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
? (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Jor-El; Lara
Reprints:

Superman Meets Jor-El and Lara Again [Superman's Return to Krypton! part 1] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Letters:
?
Editing:
Mort Weisinger (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jor-El (guest star, death); Lara (guest star, death) (both marry in this story); Superman (origin retold in brief); Professor Galsworthy; Krypto's parents; Lyla Lerrol
Synopsis:
Superman accidentally travels through time and across space to Krypton, where he meets actress Lyla Lerrol and his parents.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Krypton

Indexer Notes

Part 1 of a three-part novel.

Superman's Kryptonian Romance [Superman's Return to Krypton! part 2] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Letters:
?
Editing:
Mort Weisinger (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lyla Lerrol; Jonathan Kent (guest appearance); Martha Clark (guest appearance, before their marriage); Snark McGill (intro, villain); Brainiac (cameo); Koko (cameo); Jor-El; Lara; Gregg Halliday; Robo (robot); Ken-Dal
Synopsis:
Superman romances Lyla and witnesses Jonathan Kent's proposal to Martha, while Brainiac shrinks and steals Kandor.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Kandor (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Part 2 of a three-part novel.

The Surprise of Fate! [Superman's Return to Krypton! part 3] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Letters:
?
Editing:
Mort Weisinger (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Jor-El; Lara; Lyla Lerrol (death)
Synopsis:
Superman accidentally escapes Krypton, leaving behind Lyla.
Reprints:
Keywords:
green kryptonite; Krypton

Indexer Notes

Part 3 of a three-part novel.

The Case of the Crazy Crimes (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 7.66 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Charles Paris (verified by Paris)
Letters:
Stan Starkman
Editing:
Jack Schiff (original editor); Murray Boltinoff (original associate editor); George Kashdan (original associate editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Bat-Mite (guest star)
Reprints:

["I'm going to study all these books to prove..."] (Table of Contents)

Jail Jests / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff
Editing:
Jack Schiff (original editor); Murray Boltinoff (associate editor); George Kashdan (associate editor)

Genre:
humour
Reprints:

The Doomed Batwoman (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 12.66 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Charles Paris?; Sheldon Moldoff?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Jack Schiff (original editor); Murray Boltinoff; (associate editor); George Kashdan (associate editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin; Batwoman (Kathy Kane); Star-Man (villain)
Reprints:
  • From Detective Comics (DC Comics, 1937 Series) #286 (December 1960)

The Town that Hated Batman (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Charles Paris (verified by Paris)
Letters:
Stan Starkman
Editing:
Jack Schiff (original editor); Murray Boltinoff; (associate editor); George Kashdan (associate editor)

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

[“My, I never saw so many rockets and missiles in one place!”] (Table of Contents)

Professor Eureka / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff
Editing:
? (original editor)

Genre:
humour
Reprints:
  • ?

The Super-Brat (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 8.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Letters:
?
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited original editor); Mort Weisinger; (actual original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Ma Kent; Brad Bolton
Synopsis:
Clark has to baby sit for a child with super-powers.
Reprints:
Keywords:
kryptonite

The Old Maid of Smallville! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Letters:
?
Editing:
Mort Weisinger (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Miss Finch; Lana Lang; Ma Kent
Synopsis:
Superboy helps an old maid school teacher break out of her shell.
Reprints:

The Mystery of Mighty Boy! Part 1 (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Letters:
?
Editing:
Mort Weisinger (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mighty Boy of Zumoor (Zarl Kazzan); Rovo, the Mighty Dog; Ma Kent; Pa Kent; Krypto; Superboy robots
Synopsis:
Superboy meets a boy from Earth who has gained super powers on another planet.
Reprints:
  • From Superboy (DC Comics, 1949 Series) #85 (December 1960)

Indexer Notes

Similar to Superboy 52 and Superman 58

Superboy's Lost Friend! (The Mystery of Mighty Boy! Part 2) (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Letters:
?
Editing:
Mort Weisinger (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mighty Boy; Mighty Dog; Charise Kaan
Synopsis:
Superboy must leave Zumoor forever.
Reprints: