(May 1966)

DC, 1949 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
84
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1966-03-10
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Mort Weisinger; E. Nelson Bridwell (assistant)
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

Also designated on cover as 80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #G22 and as G-22 on indicia page.


Superboy and His Super-Friends! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Mon-El; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent; Dworn; Vidal; Krypton Kid [Zar-Al]

Superboy's Big Brother! [Superboy's Big Brother!] (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Kal-El]; Mon-El [also as Bob Cobb]; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent; Krypto (cameo); Jor-El (flashback); Lara (flashback)
Synopsis:
When a space ship crashes outside Smallville, Superboy finds an amnesiac super-powered youth who might be his older brother. He christens him Mon-El and sets him up with a secret identity, but he soon finds evidence that Mon-El is not in fact Kryptonian.
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Indexer Notes

A revised retelling of "Superman's Big Brother" from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #80.

The Secret of Mon-El! [Superboy's Big Brother!] (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Mon-El [Bob Cobb] (origin); Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent; Lana Lang; Miss Joyce; King Mycerinua; Rhodopis; Jor-El (flashback); Lara (flashback); Phantom Zone
Synopsis:
Trying to prove Mon-El isn't actually Kryptonian, Superboy accidentally exposes him to lead, which both poisons him and returns his memory. He remembers that he is a space explorer from Daxam who visited Krypton, meeting Jor-El and Lara, before arriving on Earth. To save his life, Superboy sends Mon-El into the Phantom Zone until he can cure him of his lead poisoning.
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How Mon-El Left the Phantom Zone (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

This is the 1st time that Mon-El's real name, Lar Gand is used.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Cap's Hobby Hints / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

The Kents' Second Super-Son! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Coleman
Pencils:
John Sikela
Inks:
John Sikela
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent; Vidal; Lana Lang
Synopsis:
Vidal, a Superboy from another planet, takes Superboy's place on Earth while he's away on a space mission.
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Indexer Notes

Writer id by Martin O'Hearn. Mistakenly included on Otto Binder's list of stories.

Health Myths Debunked! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
How to treat frostbite, a black eye, and does cutting your hair make it grow faster?

Indexer Notes

First appeared in DC titles dated November 1962.

The Super-Weakling from Space (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Dworn; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Lana Lang
Synopsis:
Space traveller Dworn is a super weakling under Earth's gravity, however, his power to transmute any element into gold means he is a target for criminals
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The Two Boys of Steel (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Clark Kent robot; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Lana Lang; Mrs Lang
Synopsis:
When Kryptonite exposure robs Superboy of his memory, he stumbles into Lana's house and is taken in by the Langs.
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Superboy's Time Trips (Table of Contents)

Superboy / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

The Kid from Krypton (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Krypton Kid [Zar-Al]; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent; Lana Lang; Jor-El (flashback); Lara (flashback)
Synopsis:
Zar-Al arrives from the past where he explains that he is on a mission to save Krypton, although his mission fails, he still returns to old Krypton to meet his fate.
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Supergirl in Smallville! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Supergirl [Linda Lee, also as Linda Kent]; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Lana Lang; Krypto; Linda Lee robot
Synopsis:
Supergirl flies to Superboy's time to see if she can protect her identity and prove to Superman she's ready to be revealed to the world.
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Keywords:
kryptonite
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Superboy and His Super-Friends!
    Superboy
  2. 1. Superboy's Big Brother! [Superboy's Big Brother!]
    Superboy
  3. 2. The Secret of Mon-El! [Superboy's Big Brother!]
    Superboy
  4. 3. How Mon-El Left the Phantom Zone
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  6. 5. The Kents' Second Super-Son!
    Superboy
  7. 6. Health Myths Debunked!
  8. 7. The Super-Weakling from Space
    Superboy
  9. 8. The Two Boys of Steel
    Superboy
  10. 9. Superboy's Time Trips
    Superboy
  11. 10. The Kid from Krypton
    Superboy
  12. 11. Supergirl in Smallville!
    Supergirl
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