(June 1971)

DC, 1949 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of Feb, Aug, and Nov
On-sale date:
1971-03-09
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
DC [character]
Editing:
E. Nelson Bridwell
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 Giant (DC, 1969 series) #G83 and as G-83 on indicia page.


A Super-Collection of Super-Animals! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino
Job Number:
N-220

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Krypto

The Colossal Superdog! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-237

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Krypto; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Lana Lang; Superboy robots
Synopsis:
A glowing purple meteor turns Krypto into a colossal superdog.
Reprints:
Keywords:
kryptonite

Indexer Notes

Proto-Red Kryptonite story.

The Gorilla with Super-Eyes! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-238

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Professor John Lang (incorrectly called Lewis?); Chandu (intro); Lana Lang; Jonathan Kent; "Doc" Baird
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The original title of this story was "The Gorilla With X-Ray Eyes!". In the original, Professor Lang was incorrectly called Thaddeus in this story, but it was changed to Lewis in this reprint.

The Super-Zoo from Krypton (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
John Sikela
Inks:
John Sikela
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-236

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Professor Lang; Blacky Stone
Synopsis:
Professor Lang discovers a bunch of eggs from Krypton.
Reprints:
Keywords:
kryptonite

The Bird with Super-Powers (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-234

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Lana Lang; Professor Lang; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent
Synopsis:
Professor Lang brings back a mynah bird that seems to have super-powers.
Reprints:
Keywords:
kryptonite

The Superdog That Was Greater Than Krypto! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-235

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Krypto; Swifty (introduction); Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent
Reprints:
Keywords:
kryptonite; Orangestone National Park

Indexer Notes

A note was added at the end: "SWIFTY DID BECOME SUPER AGAIN. DO YOU WANT THAT STORY REPRINTED?"

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. A Super-Collection of Super-Animals!
    Superboy
  2. 1. The Colossal Superdog!
    Superboy
  3. 2. The Gorilla with Super-Eyes!
    Superboy
  4. 3. The Super-Zoo from Krypton
    Superboy
  5. 4. The Bird with Super-Powers
    Superboy
  6. 5. The Superdog That Was Greater Than Krypto!
    Superboy
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