(December 1963)

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Volume:
?
Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
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

Issue Notes

Smallville Mailsack contains a letter from E. Nelson Bridwell. End of original Superboy stories this issue


The Titanic Superboy! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Clark Kent; Lana Lang

Part I: The Legionnaire's Super-Contest! (Table of Contents)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
John Forte
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Letterese (splash only); ?
Editing:
Mort Weisinger

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Saturn Girl; Bouncing Boy; Sun Boy; Brainiac 5; Lightning Lad; Cosmic Boy; Chameleon Boy]; Legion of Substitute-Heroes [Night Girl; Stone Boy; Fire Lad; Chlorophyll Kid; Polar Boy]
Synopsis:
The Legion of Super-Heroes finds out about the Subs, and hold a contest to induct the winner into the Legion of Super-Heroes.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Legion of Substitute Heroes app. Bouncing Boy misidentified as Bouncing Girl in Roll Call

Your Free Trip Around the World! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp
Editing:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
an old sea captain; two boys
Synopsis:
The public library can take its patrons on journeys around the world and beyond, as shown by the captain after telling the boys some tales.

Indexer Notes

A list by Lionel English also gives the penciller and inker as "Morris Waldinger" in one of the issues this PSA appears in. Creator credits from a list by Lionel English.

Part II: The Winner of the Super-Tests! (Table of Contents)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
John Forte
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Letterese
Editing:
Mort Weisinger

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Saturn Girl, Bouncing Boy; Lightning Lad; Sun Boy; Brainiac 5; Chameleon Boy]; Legion of Substitute-Heroes [Night Girl; Stone Boy; Fire Lad; Chlorophyll Kid; Polar Boy]
Synopsis:
Stone Boy wins the contest, but decides to stay with the Subs.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Legion of Substitute Heroes app.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Indexer Notes

Includes a letter from E. Nelson Bridwell

The Titanic Boy of Steel! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?; Mort Weisinger
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Letterese
Editing:
Mort Weisinger

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Lana Lang; Pete Ross; Colossal Boy; red kryptonite
Synopsis:
Red K makes Superboy giant size

Indexer Notes

last new Superboy story in Adventure Comics during the Legion's run

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Titanic Superboy!
    Superboy
  2. 1. Part I: The Legionnaire's Super-Contest!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  3. 2. Your Free Trip Around the World!
  4. 3. Part II: The Winner of the Super-Tests!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Smallville Mailsack
  6. 5. The Titanic Boy of Steel!
    Superboy
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