(September-October 1950)

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:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor); Jack Schiff (actual editor)
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy

The Girl in Superboy's Life! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lana Lang (intro); Prof Lang (intro), Ma and Pa Kent (bald); Superboy
Synopsis:
Prof Lang asks the Kents if Lana can stay with them while he and his wife go to Africa. Hilarity ensues.

Indexer Notes

writer id by Martin O'Hearn.

The Toughest School in the World! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils:
John Sikela
Inks:
John Sikela
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

writer id by Martin O'Hearn.

["Peter, will you help me clean up the store?"] (Table of Contents)

Little Pete / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Ton O' Fun / cartoon / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Harry Lampert (signed)
Pencils:
Harry Lampert (signed)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

["Little girl, will you please tell me how you get to the school?"] (Table of Contents)

Bebe / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor

Science Question Box No. 9 (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Raymond Perry
Inks:
Raymond Perry
Colors:
Raymond Perry ?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

text page

"For you Dad- a sweater I knitted with my own hands!" (Table of Contents)

Peg / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor

How Are Your Manners Out-Of-Doors? (Table of Contents)

Dodo and the Frog / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Rube Grossman
Inks:
Rube Grossman
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals

Indexer Notes

public service page

Superboy Meets Centuryman! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger ?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
John Fischetti?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Will Ferris; Superboy
Synopsis:
Gangsters try to force cartoonist Will Ferris to include secret messages in his comic strip Century Man.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

inker id by Bob Hughes 2/05

["I don't know what to do"] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor

Pin-Hole Camera (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Al McLean
Pencils:
Al McLean
Inks:
Al McLean
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superboy
  2. 1. The Girl in Superboy's Life!
    Superboy
  3. 2. The Toughest School in the World!
    Superboy
  4. 3. ["Peter, will you help me clean up the store?"]
    Little Pete
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Ton O' Fun
  6. 5. ["Little girl, will you please tell me how you get to the school?"]
    Bebe
  7. 6. Science Question Box No. 9
  8. 7. "For you Dad- a sweater I knitted with my own hands!"
    Peg
  9. 8. How Are Your Manners Out-Of-Doors?
    Dodo and the Frog
  10. 9. Superboy Meets Centuryman!
    Superboy
  11. 10. ["I don't know what to do"]
    Shorty
  12. 11. Pin-Hole Camera
    Superboy's Workshop
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bill Wormstedt
  • Bob Hughes