(May 1965)

DC, 1964 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
84
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1965-03-11
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Mort Weisinger
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
squarebound
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

No letters page. Notes from Donald Dale Milne on 24 August 2004.


Superboy's Greatest Foes and Menaces! (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]; The Kryptonite Kid; Kral; Lorac-K7; Zall-Dix
Reprints:

The Journey of the Second Superboy! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Sy Barry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Kal-El aka. Clark Kent]; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Kral; government of Titan
Synopsis:
Kral of Titan comes to earth to learn Superboy's weakness so Titan can exploit it and invade, but he becomes sympathetic to the kindness of earthlings and aborts his mission.
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Indexer Notes

This story takes place over a period of several weeks or months. Inhabitants of Titan (Saturn's moon) have various super powers, including: heat generation, cold generation, telepathy. Story title punctuation correction, characters, synopsis, and notes from Donald Dale Milne on 24 August 2004. Inker id by Bob Hughes 8/05

The Imposter from the Year 2958 (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
John Sikela
Inks:
John Sikela
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Kal-El aka. Clark Kent]; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Inspector Edaw-8; Lana Lang; Lorac-K7; Mayor Brook; Mr. Bemis; Mr. Carr; Mr. H. M. Sands; Professor Lang
Synopsis:
A descendant of Lana Lang, Lorac-K7, comes from the future to steal cobalt in order to make a bomb. Superboy then discovers her secret identity and returns her to her own time.
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Indexer Notes

Cobalt is outlawed in 30th century, because of the invention of the cobalt bomb. Time machines are also outlawed. Character appearances, synopsis, and notes from Donald Dale Milne on 24 August 2004.

The Origin of the Superboy Revenge Squad (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero
Synopsis:
Short history of the origin of the Superboy Revenge Squad, from the planet of Wexr II.
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Indexer Notes

Synopsis from Donald Dale Milne on 24 August 2004.

The Dreams of Doom! (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 [Kal-El aka. Clark Kent]; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Krypto; Kryptonite Kid; Kryptonite Kid's dog; Mxyzptlk; prison warden on planet Blor (flashback only)
Synopsis:
The Kryptonite Kid and his dog blackmail Superboy and Krypto into leaving earth by turning objects into Kryptonite. Superboy and Krypto do not leave, and as they are dying at the hands of the Kryptonite Kid, Mxyzptlk sends the villains to the 5th dimension, saving Superboy and Krypto.
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Indexer Notes

First appearance and origin of the Kryptonite Kid and his dog. Title punctuation correction, characters, synopsis, and notes from Donald Dale Milne on 24 August 2004.

Superdogs that Superboy and Krypto Have Met (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?

Genre:
superhero
Synopsis:
Discusses Superboy's and Krypto's encounters with Mighty Boy and his dog Rovo, a dog named Kolli, Lex Luthor's dog Wolf [Destructo], a dog named Swifty and a Bizarro-Swifty, two different Bizarro-Kryptos, and a dog named Spot.

Indexer Notes

Synopsis from Donald Dale Milne on 24 August 2004.

How Luthor Met Superboy! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Mort Weisinger (original)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Kal-El aka. Clark Kent]; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Krypto; Lana Lang; Lex Luthor; Mayor Brook (?); Mr. Wade
Synopsis:
Initially, Lex Luthor and Superboy are firm friends. However, when one of Lex's experiments fails, causing him to lose his hair, he blames the Boy of Steel.
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Indexer Notes

Mayor Brook is not named in this story, but presumed to be the same mayor as seen in a previous story. Origin of Luthor's hate for Superman. Story takes place over a period of several months. Cover title punctuation correction, character appearances, synopsis, and notes from Donald Dale Milne on 24 August 2004.

The Helpless Hero! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Kal-El aka. Clark Kent]; Jonathan Kent; Krypto; Superboy robots; father of Zall-Dix; Zall-Dix
Synopsis:
Zall-Dix comes to Earth to exchange minds with Superboy but is thwarted at the last minute by Jonathan Kent.
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Indexer Notes

Zall-Dix is an inhabitant of an unamed planet where all have a "Mento-Ray" power, which allows them to mentally alter matter and energy. Title punctuation correction, character appearances, synopsis, and notes from Donald Dale Milne on 24 August 2004.

The Splitting of Superboy! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Kal-El aka. Clark Kent]; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Superboy robots; Chuck Ward; Clark Kent (duplicate); Dick Allbright; John Todd; Kozz; Lana Lang; Red Stag
Synopsis:
Superboy is split into himself and Clark Kent by a Martian ray using Red Kryptonite. The Clark personna attempts to kill Superboy in the hope that all his powers will flow to him, but is destroyed in a surrogate battle of Superboy robots.
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Indexer Notes

The alter ego Clark Kent is split from Superboy by Red Kryptonite: he is destroyed at end of story. The Red Kryptonite used in the ray also affects non-Kryptonian creatures. Superboy temporarily assumes the identity of Flying Spirit, son of Red Stag. Character appearances, synopsis, and notes from Donald Dale Milne on 24 August 2004.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Superboy's Greatest Foes and Menaces!
    Superboy
  2. 1. The Journey of the Second Superboy!
    Superboy
  3. 2. The Imposter from the Year 2958
    Superboy
  4. 3. The Origin of the Superboy Revenge Squad
  5. 4. The Dreams of Doom!
    Superboy
  6. 5. Superdogs that Superboy and Krypto Have Met
  7. 6. How Luthor Met Superboy!
    Superboy
  8. 7. The Helpless Hero!
    Superboy
  9. 8. The Splitting of Superboy!
    Superboy
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Dwayne Best
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Walker
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Mike Nielsen
  • Allen Ross