(April 1959)

DC, 1938 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:
Mort Weisinger
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.; Digest size (5" x 6.75") #491-503
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched; Squarebound #390, 416, 491-503
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

The Blind Boy of Steel! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Krypto

The Blind Boy of Steel (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Krypto; Superboy robots; Lana Lang; Ma Kent; Pa Kent
Synopsis:
A freak bolt of lightning strikes a meteor containing kryptonite, catching Superboy in the blast and giving him diamond vision which he can't turn off, so he must keep his eyes shut at all times.
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Keywords:
kryptonite

Indexer Notes

Includes 6-panel recap of Krypto's origin.

[Tootsie Roll ad] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
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?
Colors:
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Letters:
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["He's up there without a net"] (Table of Contents)

Tricksy, World's Greatest Stunt Man / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[Action Comics #252 - "The Supergirl from Krypton"] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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The Octopus Man (Table of Contents)

Aquaman / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller
Pencils:
Ramona Fradon
Inks:
Ramona Fradon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Roland Peters
Synopsis:
Roland Peters has constructed a brain-wave transmitter and is experimenting on illegally captured sealife when Aquaman arrives and releases his finny friends. Getting in a lucky shot, Peters knocks out Aquaman, and decides to give his device a real test run by transferring Aquaman's mind to different fish.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from Martin O'Hearn at http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/ .

[Tootsie Roll Pop ad] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
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Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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What's Your B.Q.*? (*Brotherhood Quotient) (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Editorial replies include plugs for Supergirl's upcoming first appearance and the Aquaman origin story coming up in Adventure 260.

The Green Arrow's Mystery Pupil (Table of Contents)

Green Arrow / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lee Elias
Inks:
Lee Elias
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Crimson Archer [Hector Vance; Herb Vraney] (intro); Arrow-Car
Synopsis:
Millionaire Hector Vance offers a million dollars to charity if Green Arrow will teach him archery. Shortly after the archery lessons stop, The Crimson Archer starts a crime spree and GA learns that Hector Vance is really underworld kingpin Herb Vraney.
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[Tootsie Roll Fudge ad] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Blind Boy of Steel!
    Superboy
  2. 1. The Blind Boy of Steel
    Superboy
  3. 2. [Tootsie Roll ad]
  4. 3. ["He's up there without a net"]
    Tricksy, World's Greatest Stunt Man
  5. 4. [Action Comics #252 - "The Supergirl from Krypton"]
  6. 5. The Octopus Man
    Aquaman
  7. 6. [Tootsie Roll Pop ad]
  8. 7. What's Your B.Q.*? (*Brotherhood Quotient)
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Smallville Mailsack
  10. 9. The Green Arrow's Mystery Pupil
    Green Arrow
  11. 10. [Tootsie Roll Fudge ad]
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