(October 1958)

DC, 1949 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Mort Weisinger (actual)
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

Issue Notes

Bizarro appears in the October 1958 daily Superman comic strip by Alvin Schwartz and Curt Swan. Since the October issue of Superboy went on sale in August, it appeared first. However, which one was written first is unclear.


Bizarro -- The Super-Creature of Steel! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Bizarro
Reprints:

The Boy of Steel vs the Thing of Steel Chapter 1: The Amazing Bizarro (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 7.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Bizarro (introduction); Prof Dalton (introduction); Melissa
Synopsis:
A scientist's experiment backfires and creates an imperfect duplicate of Superboy.
Reprints:

Lost -- A Free Education! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Little Pete / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

The Boy of Steel vs the Thing of Steel Chapter 2: The Runaway Super-Creature (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 7.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Bizarro; Professor Dalton; Melissa
Synopsis:
Bizarro's dimwitted attempts to help only create great danger for all those around him.
Reprints:
Keywords:
kryptonite

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / filler / 0.66 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Casey the Cop / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Smallville Mailsack / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

First letters page.

The Boy of Steel vs the Thing of Steel Chapter 3: The Battle with Bizarro (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 7.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Bizarro; Melissa
Synopsis:
The army unleashes an anachronistic A-bomb against Bizarro.
Reprints:

Razor Blade Radio (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Bizarro -- The Super-Creature of Steel!
    Superboy
  2. 1. The Boy of Steel vs the Thing of Steel Chapter 1: The Amazing Bizarro
    Superboy
  3. 2. Lost -- A Free Education!
    Binky
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Little Pete
  5. 4. The Boy of Steel vs the Thing of Steel Chapter 2: The Runaway Super-Creature
    Superboy
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Shorty
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Casey the Cop
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Smallville Mailsack
  9. 8. The Boy of Steel vs the Thing of Steel Chapter 3: The Battle with Bizarro
    Superboy
  10. 9. Razor Blade Radio
    Superboy's Workshop
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