(March 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
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

Issue Notes

average sales per issue previous year - 637,000


The Thought Monster of Krypton! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superbaby; thought monster

When Lana Lang First Suspected Clark Kent! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Lana Lang; Ma Kent; Pa Kent; Superboy robots
Synopsis:
mostly flashbacks. Explains how Clark Kent got "vaccinated".
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

An Untold Tale of Superboy!

["Pete, I'd like you to go to the store for me."] (Table of Contents)

Little Pete / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Krypto's First Romance! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Krypto; Kolli (intro); Superboy (cameo)
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

The Scarlet Jungle of Krypton! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Pa Kent; Kal-el; Jor-El; Lara; Krypto

Indexer Notes

Memory Prober Ray story; An Untold story of Superboy; Life on Krypton Chapter III

["Touchdown!"] (Table of Contents)

Jerry Jitterbug / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Liebowitz
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

average sales 637,000

Don't Sell Nature Short! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Thought Monster of Krypton!
    Superboy
  2. 1. When Lana Lang First Suspected Clark Kent!
    Superboy
  3. 2. ["Pete, I'd like you to go to the store for me."]
    Little Pete
  4. 3. Krypto's First Romance!
    Superboy
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Smallville Mailsack
  6. 5. The Scarlet Jungle of Krypton!
    Superboy
  7. 6. ["Touchdown!"]
    Jerry Jitterbug
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
  9. 8. Don't Sell Nature Short!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bill Wormstedt
  • Bob Hughes