(June 1956)

DC, 1949 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
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

Metallo of Krypton! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Metallo of Krypton
Reprints:
  • in Alter Ego (TwoMorrows, 1999 series) Vol. 3 #111 (July 2012)

The Loneliest Boy in Town (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Freddy Parker; Joe Parker
Synopsis:
Freddy Parker is ashamed of his father because he's just a doorman.

Indexer Notes

Story retold in Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #88.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Peg / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor

Lana Lang's Secret Identity (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lana Lang; Mrs Lang
Synopsis:
When Lana wins a contest and tries to remain anonymous, Clark turns the tables on her and tries to prove she is Miss Glow.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Martin O'Hearn

Shooting the Stars (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller [as James MacKay]
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

text page

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Colonel Cornwall / filler / 0.66 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

not the usual artist of the non-Boltinoff fillers.

Metallo of Krypton (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Metallo
Synopsis:
Superboy is trapped on an asteroid by kryptonite dust and discovers a robot there that was built on Krypton.
Keywords:
kryptonite

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Martin O'Hearn. Story retold in Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #276

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Metallo of Krypton!
    Superboy
  2. 1. The Loneliest Boy in Town
    Superboy
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Peg
  4. 3. Lana Lang's Secret Identity
    Superboy
  5. 4. Shooting the Stars
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Colonel Cornwall
  7. 6. Metallo of Krypton
    Superboy
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