(January 1954)

DC, 1949 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
44
Indicia frequency:
monthly with the exception of February, May, August and November
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor); Mort Weisinger (actual editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched; Squarebound (#129, 138, 147, 156, 165, 185, 202, 205, 208)
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

The Giant Who Came to Smallville! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Stan Kaye ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy

Indexer Notes

based on the cover to Thrilling Wonder Stories, July 1940, also edited by Mort Weisinger.

Home, Sweet Home! (Table of Contents)

Binky / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
teen

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

The Giant Who Came to Smallville! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger ?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Sy Barry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Pa Kent (balding); Ma Kent; Lana Lang; Mr. Willis; Baby Willis (the Giant); George Dean
Synopsis:
An experiment gone awry turns a baby into a giant.

Indexer Notes

story very similar to "The Giant Turtle Man" in Jimmy Olsen #53

["Come on in Jerry, Carol is still getting dressed!"] (Table of Contents)

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor

The Picture that Stopped Superboy! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 9.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger ?
Pencils:
John Sikela
Inks:
John Sikela
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Lana Lang; Henry Slade (introduction)
Synopsis:
A young Smallville student accidentally takes a picture of Clark changing to Superboy.

Indexer Notes

writer id by Bob Hughes

[""How much does a full grown lion weigh?] (Table of Contents)

Quick Quiz / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
H. T. Elmo
Pencils:
H. T. Elmo
Inks:
H. T. Elmo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

puzzle

["I'm proud of you Peg, for getting elected School President!"] (Table of Contents)

Peg / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
teen; humor

Raising the "Q" Flag (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

text page, reprinted from ALL HANDS, Bureau of Naval Personnel

Tommy Tuttle -- Superboy's Pal! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 9.66 pages (report information)

Script:
William Woolfolk
Pencils:
John Sikela
Inks:
John Sikela
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Lana Lang; Tommy Tuttle (introduction); The Crime Professor (introduction)
Synopsis:
Tommy brags about how often he has to help his friend Superboy.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

writer id by Martin O'Hearn at http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/ from Woolfolk's records.

Editing
This Issue is currently being edited by Jim Van Dore (since 2015-01-27, last edit 2015-01-27)

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Giant Who Came to Smallville!
    Superboy
  2. 1. Home, Sweet Home!
    Binky
  3. 2. The Giant Who Came to Smallville!
    Superboy
  4. 3. ["Come on in Jerry, Carol is still getting dressed!"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  5. 4. The Picture that Stopped Superboy!
    Superboy
  6. 5. [""How much does a full grown lion weigh?]
    Quick Quiz
  7. 6. ["I'm proud of you Peg, for getting elected School President!"]
    Peg
  8. 7. Raising the "Q" Flag
  9. 8. Tommy Tuttle -- Superboy's Pal!
    Superboy
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