Superboy #26
(June-July 1953)

DC, 1949 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
44
Indicia frequency:
Bi-Monthly
On-sale date:
1953-04-06
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Mort Weisinger (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

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


The Super-Tot of Smallville! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Superboy; Superbaby (on film)

Now More Than Ever (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Super-Tot of Smallville! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superboy / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superbaby (flashback); Lana Lang; Alvin Lang (Lana's brother, introduction); Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent (bald)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Ball-Band / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Superboy Hired a Manager! (Table of Contents: 6)

Superboy / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Sy Barry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn. Inker credit by Bob Hughes.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Wildroot Cream-Oil / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Fast Footwork Foils Foreign Agent (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Peg / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Oh Carol!
Genre:
humor

Bird-Watching As a Hobby (Table of Contents: 10)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
B. Fairbanks
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Gee, that was fun!
Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Necco / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Peter Porkchops Learns "Carelessness Is No Joke!" (Table of Contents: 13)

Peter Porkchops / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Otto Feuer
Inks:
Otto Feuer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy; anthropomorphic-funny animals

Lana Lang's New Boy Friend (Table of Contents: 14)

Superboy / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Sy Barry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lana Lang; Joe Gomez; Jonathan Kent
Synopsis:
Lana seems to be falling for Joe Gomez, a new kid in town, because she thinks he's Superboy.

Indexer Notes

inker credit by Bob Hughes

Superman Is on Television! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

Quick Quiz / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
H. T. Elmo
Pencils:
H. T. Elmo
Inks:
H. T. Elmo
Colors:
?
Letters:
H. T. Elmo

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Is there a desert in New England?
Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Credits from Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Baker's 4 in 1 Instant Cocoa Mix / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

Varsity Vic / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Playing the piano is fun!
Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Littleton Stamp Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Super-Tot of Smallville!
    Superboy
  2. 1. Now More Than Ever
  3. 2. The Super-Tot of Smallville!
    Superboy
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Ball-Band
  5. 4. ["I'm scared! This really is a tough neighborhood!"]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum
  6. 5. Editorial Advisory Board
  7. 6. Superboy Hired a Manager!
    Superboy
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  9. 8. Fast Footwork Foils Foreign Agent
    Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes
  10. 9. ["Oh Carol!"]
    Peg
  11. 10. Bird-Watching As a Hobby
  12. 11. ["Gee, that was fun!"]
    Little Pete
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Necco
  14. 13. Peter Porkchops Learns "Carelessness Is No Joke!"
    Peter Porkchops
  15. 14. Lana Lang's New Boy Friend
    Superboy
  16. 15. Superman Is on Television!
  17. 16. ["Is there a desert in New England?"]
    Quick Quiz
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Baker's 4 in 1 Instant Cocoa Mix
  19. 18. ["Playing the piano is fun!"]
    Varsity Vic
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Lou Mougin
  • Bob Hughes
  • Katie
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Matthew Head
  • Chris Boyko
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Bob Hughes