(January 1961)

DC, 1949 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly with the exception of February, May, August and November
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
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.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched; Squarebound (#129, 138, 147, 156, 165, 185, 202, 205, 208)
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

The Army of Living Kryptonite Men! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy

The Super Coward! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Lana Lang; Pa Kent; Superboy robot; Ma Kent
Synopsis:
While Superboy is away on a space mission, his replacement robot malfunctions.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mort Weisinger
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

["This looks like a good spot to skin dive"] (Table of Contents)

Homer / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

The Boy Who Betrayed Clark Kent! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Bernstein
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Pete Ross (first appearance); Superboy; Ma Kent; Pa Kent
Reprints:

["Ho! Hum!"] (Table of Contents)

Little Orvil / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Get a Grip on Your Gripes! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

The Army of Living Kryptonite Men! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Letterese

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Lex Luthor; Lana Lang; Jonathan Kent; Krypto; Lightning Lad; Cosmic Boy (cameo); Saturn Girl (cameo)
Synopsis:
Luthor lures Superboy into a kryptonite trap, but he is saved by a timely appearance of Lightning Lad.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Luthor speculates about the existence of a Legion of Super-Villains, and their future first appearance is plugged in the final caption of the story.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Army of Living Kryptonite Men!
    Superboy
  2. 1. The Super Coward!
    Superboy
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Smallville Mailsack
  4. 3. ["This looks like a good spot to skin dive"]
    Homer
  5. 4. The Boy Who Betrayed Clark Kent!
    Superboy
  6. 5. ["Ho! Hum!"]
    Little Orvil
  7. 6. Get a Grip on Your Gripes!
  8. 7. The Army of Living Kryptonite Men!
    Superboy
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bill Wormstedt
  • Bob Hughes