(January 1955)

DC, 1949 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of Feb., May, Aug., and Nov.
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

Public Chimp No. 1 (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Ray Burnley
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Bongo

Indexer Notes

Inks credit supplied by Bob Hughes, July 2005

The Impossible Illusions! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Zazar
Reprints:

Through the Eyes of Superboy! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
John Sikela
Inks:
John Sikela
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent
Reprints:

["Oops! Pardon me!"] (Table of Contents)

Movie Mirth / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Harry Lampert
Pencils:
Harry Lampert
Inks:
Harry Lampert
Colors:
?
Letters:
Harry Lampert

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

["Oh, what a beautiful night"] (Table of Contents)

Jerry Jitterbug / filler / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

["Jeepers -- I don't know how to make these fancy wrappings"] (Table of Contents)

Willy / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Phil Berube
Pencils:
Phil Berube
Inks:
Phil Berube
Colors:
?
Letters:
Phil Berube

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

The Ghost Ship of Kwajalein (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Howard Dewey
Pencils:
Raymond Perry
Inks:
Raymond Perry
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

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

[You might have found one in the Garden of Eden] (Table of Contents)

Block Buster / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Martin Naydel
Pencils:
Martin Naydel
Inks:
Martin Naydel
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin Naydel

Indexer Notes

puzzle

Make a Steam Boat (Table of Contents)

Superboy's Workshop / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tommy Nicolosi (non-Superboy figures)
Inks:
Tommy Nicolosi (non-Superboy figures)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

Public Chimp Number One! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Bongo; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent

Indexer Notes

Inks credit supplied by Bob Hughes, July 2005

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Public Chimp No. 1
    Superboy
  2. 1. The Impossible Illusions!
    Superboy
  3. 2. Through the Eyes of Superboy!
    Superboy
  4. 3. ["Oops! Pardon me!"]
    Movie Mirth
  5. 4. ["Oh, what a beautiful night"]
    Jerry Jitterbug
  6. 5. ["Jeepers -- I don't know how to make these fancy wrappings"]
    Willy
  7. 6. The Ghost Ship of Kwajalein
  8. 7. [You might have found one in the Garden of Eden]
    Block Buster
  9. 8. Make a Steam Boat
    Superboy's Workshop
  10. 9. Public Chimp Number One!
    Superboy
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Gene Reed
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bill Wormstedt
  • Bob Hughes