(October-November 1953)

DC, 1949 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
44
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor); Mort Weisinger (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

The Man Who Defeated Superboy! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Foxy Phil

The Luckiest Boy in the World! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superboy / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent; Lana Lang; Superboy
Synopsis:
A newspaper does a feature on lucky people and decides Clark Kent is the luckiest boy alive, because of all his close shaves with death.

["Hmm-- I'll never speak to Bill Boyle again!"] (Table of Contents: 2)

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

The Man Who Defeated Superboy! (Table of Contents: 3)

Superboy / comic story / 9.66 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Foxy Phil; Lana Lang

Indexer Notes

Foxy Phil is a dead ringer for J. Wilbur Wolfingham. Script credit supplied by Bob Hughes.

["Watch this carefully!"] (Table of Contents: 4)

Varsity Vic / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Give Your Pet All the Breaks! (Table of Contents: 5)

Binky / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
teen

Heroes on Land and Sea! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Capt. Jeb Manton

Indexer Notes

text page

["Why is the Equator so-called?"] (Table of Contents: 7)

Quick Quiz / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

puzzle. Credit from Craig Delich 9/05

["Gee, it's raining!"] (Table of Contents: 8)

Little Pete / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

The Boy Who Proved the Impossible! (Table of Contents: 9)

Superboy / comic story / 9.66 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lana Lang; Alan; Superboy
Synopsis:
Alan tries to prove Clark is not Superboy so that Lana will go out with him instead.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inker Id by Bob Hughes 4/05. Writer id by Bob Hughes 8/17

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Man Who Defeated Superboy!
    Superboy
  2. 1. The Luckiest Boy in the World!
    Superboy
  3. 2. ["Hmm-- I'll never speak to Bill Boyle again!"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  4. 3. The Man Who Defeated Superboy!
    Superboy
  5. 4. ["Watch this carefully!"]
    Varsity Vic
  6. 5. Give Your Pet All the Breaks!
    Binky
  7. 6. Heroes on Land and Sea!
  8. 7. ["Why is the Equator so-called?"]
    Quick Quiz
  9. 8. ["Gee, it's raining!"]
    Little Pete
  10. 9. The Boy Who Proved the Impossible!
    Superboy
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Bob Hughes
  • Katie
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gregory Fischer
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