([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: 1)

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: 2)

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: 3)

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: 4)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Jail Jests / comic story / 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)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm going to study all these books to prove...
Genre
humour
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Title from first line of dialogue.

The Doomed Batwoman (Table of Contents: 6)

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: 7)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Professor Eureka / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My, I never saw so many rockets and missiles in one place!
Genre
humour
Reprints
  • ?

The Super-Brat (Table of Contents: 9)

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: 10)

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: 11)

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: 12)

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
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Superman's Return to Krypton!
    Superman
  2. 1. Superman Meets Jor-El and Lara Again [Superman's Return to Krypton! part 1]
    Superman
  3. 2. Superman's Kryptonian Romance [Superman's Return to Krypton! part 2]
    Superman
  4. 3. The Surprise of Fate! [Superman's Return to Krypton! part 3]
    Superman
  5. 4. The Case of the Crazy Crimes
    Batman
  6. 5. ["I'm going to study all these books to prove..."]
    Jail Jests
  7. 6. The Doomed Batwoman
    Batman and Robin
  8. 7. The Town that Hated Batman
    Batman
  9. 8. ["My, I never saw so many rockets and missiles in one place!"]
    Professor Eureka
  10. 9. The Super-Brat
    Superboy
  11. 10. The Old Maid of Smallville!
    Superboy
  12. 11. The Mystery of Mighty Boy! Part 1
    Superboy
  13. 12. Superboy's Lost Friend! (The Mystery of Mighty Boy! Part 2)
    Superboy
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