(May 1972)

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Volume:
24
Price:
0.50 USD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
monthly, (semi-monthly May)
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
DC [block]
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

DC 100 Page Super Spectacular DC-12


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-500

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Legion of Super-Heroes [Invisible Kid [Lyle Norg]; Saturn Girl [Imra Ardeen]; Cosmic Boy [Rokk Krinn]; Brainiac 5 [Querl Dox]; Phantom Girl [Tinya Wazzo]; Chameleon Boy [Reep Daggle]; Lightning Lad [Gart Ranzz]; Element Lad [Jan Arrah]]; Star-Spangled Kid; Little Boy Blue; the Blue Boys; Teen Titans [Robin [Dick Grayson]; Kid Flash [Wally West]; Wonder Girl [Donna Troy]; Aqualad [Garth]; Mal [Malcolm Duncan]]; Jonathan Kent; Jimmy Olson; Kid Eternity; Pete Ross

Indexer Notes

wrap-around cover

Table of Contents (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-499

Characters:
Superboy; Little Boy Blue; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Kid Eternity; Star-Spangled Kid; Little Boy Blue

Clark Kent's Super-Father! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Bernstein
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-479

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Jax-Ur; Jonathan Kent; Legion of Super-Heroes [Saturn Girl [Imra Ardeen]; Cosmic Boy [Rokk Krinn]; Lightning Lad [Gart Ranzz]](statues); Professor Lang; Martha Kent
Synopsis:
Jax-Ur poses as Super-Dad
Reprints:
Keywords:
green kryptonite; Krypton; Phantom Zone; Superboy Robots

Indexer Notes

Script Credit per original publication in Adventure #283.

The Jigsaw Puzzle Murder! (Table of Contents)

Star Spangled Kid / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jon Small
Inks:
Jon Small
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Jack Schiff (original editor)
Job Number:
N-481

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Pudge Malone (death); Baldy Hines; Mr. Pemberton; The Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Stripsey [Pat Dugan]; Commissioner Dunn; Beetle
Synopsis:
Pudge is murdered by Baldy but before he dies he leaves a picture puzzle of his killer.
Reprints:

The Astounding Separated Man (Table of Contents)

Teen Titans / comic story / 24.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
Bruno Premiani
Inks:
Bruno Premiani
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
George Kashdan (original editor)
Job Number:
N-483

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Teen Titans [Robin [Dick Grayson]; Kid Flash [Wally West]; Wonder Girl [Donna Troy]; Aqualad [Garth]]; Justice League of America [JLA; Batman [Bruce Wayne] (Cameo); Flash [Barry Allen] (Cameo); Wonder Woman [Diana Prince] (Cameo); Aquaman [Arthur Curry] (Cameo)]; Tommy Holmes; Professor Brian Holmes; Judy [Tommy's Girlfriend]; The Separated Man [Jake Trask]
Synopsis:
The teens of Midville call up on the Teen Titans to help stop The Separated Man from destroying their town.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Teen Titans 1st case, now including Wonder Girl.

Kid Eternity Hoax! (Table of Contents)

Kid Eternity / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pete Riss
Inks:
Pete Riss
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
George E. Brenner (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Kid Eternity; Mr. Keeper; Lally Lawton; Mr. Hardeel; Davy Crockett; Cheesy; Jarrick; Alexander Hamilton; Lord Byron; Tecumseh; Belle Boyd; Jesse James
Synopsis:
The Kid saves Lally from kidnappers.
Reprints:

The Eight Impossible Missions! [The Eight Impossible Missions!] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
John Forte
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Letterese
Job Number:
N-484

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Sun Boy [Dirk Motgna]; Saturn Girl [Imra Ardeen]; Superboy [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Phantom Girl [Tinya Wazzo]; Chameleon Boy [Reep Daggle]; Brainiac 5 [Querl Dox]; Ultra Boy [Jo Nah]; Element Lad [Jan Arrah]; Shrinking Violet [Salu Digby]; Triplicate Girl [Luornu Durgo]; Light Lass [Ayla Ranzz]; Invisible Kid [Lyle Norg]; Matter-Eater Lad [Tenzil Kem]; Colossal Boy[Gim Allon]; Cosmic Boy [Rokk Krinn]; Lightning Lad [Garth Ranzz]]; Proty II; Spider Girl; Pete Ross; Jimmy Olsen [Elastic Lad]; Double-Header; Jor-El (flashback); Mighty Gazor; Garf-Og (brain)
Synopsis:
Proty II comes up with a contest to determine the next Legion leader.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Phantom Zone

Indexer Notes

Letters credit from original publication in Adventure #323.

The Amazing Winner of the Great Proty Puzzle! [The Eight Impossible Missions!] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
John Forte
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Letterese
Job Number:
N-485

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Sun Boy [Dirk Morgna]; Saturn Girl [Imra Ardeen]; Superboy [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Phantom Girl [Tinya Wazzo]; Chameleon Boy [Reep Daggle]; Brainiac 5 [Querl Dox]; Ultra Boy [Jo Nah]; Element Lad [Jan Arrah]; Shrinking Violet [Salu Digby]; Triplicate Girl [Luornu Durgo]; Light Lass [Ayla Ranzz]; Invisible Kid [Lyle Norg]; Matter-Eater Lad [Tenzil Kem]; Colossal Boy[Gim Allon]; Cosmic Boy [Rokk Krinn]; Lightning Lad [Garth Ranzz]]; Proty II; Pete Ross; Jimmy Olsen [Elastic Lad]
Synopsis:
Saturn Girl solves Proty's puzzle and remains Legion leader.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters credit from original publication in Adventure #323.

[The Origin of Little Boy Blue] (Table of Contents)

Little Boy Blue / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Jon L. Blummer [as JLB] (signed)
Inks:
Jon L. Blummer [as JLB] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jon L. Blummer ?
Editing:
Sheldon Mayer (original editor)
Job Number:
N-482

Genre:
children; superhero
Characters:
Little Boy Blue [Tommy Rogers] (introduction); The Blue Boys: Tubby and Toughie (introduction for both); D. A. Dan Rogers (Tommy's father); Martha Rogers (Tommy's mother); Wolf Lupo (villain)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First appearance Little Boy Blue and the Blue Boys

The Rip Van Winkle of Smallville (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Bruno Premiani
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-486

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; John Blair; Mary Norton; Henry Vanning; Dr. Harris
Synopsis:
Superboy helps awaken John Blair from a twenty year coma.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from original publication in Adventure Comics #208.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Smallville Mailsack / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
? (logo illustration)
Inks:
? (logo illustration)
Colors:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
N-487

Characters:
Superboy; Krypto

Indexer Notes

Letters from Jimmy Alexander, Bob Rozakis, Kerry Quon, Gary Skinner, Martin Balsam, Tony Baldacci Tom Pitt, Kevin Faley, Howard Simpson, Hank Smith, Ronnie Bailey, Howard Davis, Joe Celko

Key to DC's Young Heroes! (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
N-448

Indexer Notes

key to characters on the cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superboy
  2. 1. Table of Contents
  3. 2. Clark Kent's Super-Father!
    Superboy
  4. 3. The Jigsaw Puzzle Murder!
    Star Spangled Kid
  5. 4. The Astounding Separated Man
    Teen Titans
  6. 5. Kid Eternity Hoax!
    Kid Eternity
  7. 6. The Eight Impossible Missions! [The Eight Impossible Missions!]
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  8. 7. The Amazing Winner of the Great Proty Puzzle! [The Eight Impossible Missions!]
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  9. 8. [The Origin of Little Boy Blue]
    Little Boy Blue
  10. 9. The Rip Van Winkle of Smallville
    Superboy
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Smallville Mailsack
  12. 11. Key to DC's Young Heroes!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Bob Hughes
  • Valmiki Annamanthadoo
  • Darrel McCann
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bill Wormstedt
  • Bob Hughes