(March-April 1949)

DC, 1949 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Jack Schiff (actual)
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

["Superman, what were you like when you were a boy?"] (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; (no Superboy)
Reprints:

The Man Who Could See Tomorrow! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron ?
Pencils:
John Sikela
Inks:
Ed Dobrotka ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Superboy (flashback); Brandar the Great; Margo Griffiths
Synopsis:
Brandar the Great predicts the future. At a party attended by young Clark Kent he predicted that Margo Griffiths, now a young nurse in Metropolis, would cease to exist on her 21st birthday.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

really a Superman story, with the Superboy segment as a flashback.

Rocket Plane (Table of Contents)

Superboy's Workshop / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Wenzel
Inks:
Al Wenzel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / filler / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

The Boy Vandals! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Hamilton
Pencils:
Al Wenzel
Inks:
Stan Kaye ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; The Smash and Grab Gang
Synopsis:
Superboy teaches some young vandals a lesson.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

takes place in Metropolis. art id by Bob Hughes 10/07- Art id in the Superboy Millennium edition is incorrect.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Daffy & Doodle / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lit-win
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

The Language of the Sea (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Cliff Rhodes
Pencils:
Raymond Perry
Inks:
Raymond Perry
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

text page

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Sagebrush Sam / filler / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Superboy Meets Mighty Boy! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
William Woolfolk ?
Pencils:
Al Wenzel
Inks:
Al Wenzel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mighty Boy (intro); Superboy; Jay V. Atkins
Synopsis:
A young boy is duped by an unscrupulous promoter into thinking he's stronger than Superboy.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

takes place in Metropolis. Art id by Bob Hughes 10/07- art id in The Millennium reprint is incorrect.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Homer / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Superman, what were you like when you were a boy?"]
    Superboy
  2. 1. The Man Who Could See Tomorrow!
    Superboy
  3. 2. Rocket Plane
    Superboy's Workshop
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Shorty
  5. 4. The Boy Vandals!
    Superboy
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Daffy & Doodle
  7. 6. The Language of the Sea
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Sagebrush Sam
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Shorty
  10. 9. Superboy Meets Mighty Boy!
    Superboy
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Homer
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bill Wormstedt
  • Bob Hughes