(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

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
This issue was most recently modified by:
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