(January 1957)

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.
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
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 Silent Superboy (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy

Indexer Notes

Inks credit from World's Finest Guy, 21 January 2009

Superboy's Substitute Suits (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doc Ellison; Martha Kent; Superboy
Synopsis:
Doc Ellison steals Superboy's costume and is selling criminals invulnerable copies of it. Meanwhile Superboy is wearing a costume made of regular cloth.

Indexer Notes

Inks credit from Bob Hughes, August 2005

Famous Books Quiz (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira
Inks:
Ruben Moreira
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
teen

["Shorty, will you give me hand painting my house?"] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

The Sixth Clark Kent (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
John Giunta ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Martha Kent; Lana Lang
Synopsis:
Lawyers are searching for the heir to Phineas Baker's fortune- someone named "Clark Kent".
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Martin O'Hearn. Inks credit from Bob Hughes, March 2009.

["What'll you boys have?"] (Table of Contents)

Little Imps / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Storm
Inks:
George Storm
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

["Seeing the historic sites of America will broaden you, my boy!"] (Table of Contents)

Jerry the Jitterbug / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Partners in Peril (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

text page

The Silent Superboy (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent; Lana Lang; Superboy
Synopsis:
A new type of H-bomb has sensitized the atmosphere to Superboy's voice so he cannot speak aloud for 24 hours.
Keywords:
kryptonite
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Silent Superboy
    Superboy
  2. 1. Superboy's Substitute Suits
    Superboy
  3. 2. Famous Books Quiz
    Buzzy
  4. 3. ["Shorty, will you give me hand painting my house?"]
    Shorty
  5. 4. The Sixth Clark Kent
    Superboy
  6. 5. ["What'll you boys have?"]
    Little Imps
  7. 6. ["Seeing the historic sites of America will broaden you, my boy!"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  8. 7. Partners in Peril
  9. 8. The Silent Superboy
    Superboy
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Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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