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Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Super Adventure Annual #9 - 1967

This is the cover to another Australian SuperAdventure Annual book, a double (sometimes even triple)-length collection of DC stories reprinted for the Down Under market.

The Shrine has covered this series before (here and here), and while the insides are always faithful reprints of the original American comics, the covers are ten pounds of confusion stuffed into a five-pound bag: what, exactly, is going on here?

The Flash appears to be jitterbugging, while a mis-colored Green Arrow and Speedy chat with an even more mis-colored Aquaman! Meanwhile, Superman blithely takes off while Tommy Tomorrow(?) lurks in the background. And the whole scene seems to be taking place in a church, or maybe the United Nations.

All I know is, the Shrine wouldn't have it any other way!


Jakethy said...

- in a church, or maybe the United Nations... or a courtroom.
"Jitterbugging" - hilarious!

Earth 2 Chris said...

Aquaman almost seems to be pleading with GA and Speedy, who is preparing to shoot him!!!

And Jimmy Olsen is blond...or is that Johnny Thunder!?!


Wings1295 said...

Maybe this cover is of the Justice League of Earth-DownUnder. Heroes like ours, but just a little different.

So, this isn't Aquaman. This is Aquamate!

Randy said...

Look! It's Green Arrow and Green Speedy!

Aaron said...

I like the complete absence of fun lettering, it may as well be called "Acme Standard Superhero Adventure Picture Sequences"

Joseph Brian Scott said...

What Vixen/Reynard lacks in flashy, instantly recognizable costumery, he makes up for in enthusiasm.