Superboy #50
(July 1956)

DC, 1949 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly, with the exception of Feb., May, Aug., and Nov.
On-sale Date
1956-05-22
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
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

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


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

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

100 Airplanes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Boy Who Stole Superboy's Identity! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Sam Ewell; Dick Ewell; Lana Lang

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Martin O'Hearn. Story retold in Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #123

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

Roadmaster / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Peg / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, Midge, the handsomest boy moved in next door...
Genre
humor
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

There Is No Superboy (Table of Contents: 6)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
John Sikela
Inks
John Sikela
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
"Bull" Hogan; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Superboy
Synopsis
Superboy recalls from early in his career when some criminals didn't believe he existed.
Reprints

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

U. S. Royal Color King Bike Tires / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Do-It-Yourself Safety Rules! (Table of Contents: 8)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Ruben Moreira
Inks
Ruben Moreira
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy

How to Be an Expert Camper (Table of Contents: 9)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller [as Jeb McKesson]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Animal Warning Signals (Table of Contents: 10)

cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; animal
Reprints

"Wings" Winchester to the Rescue! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Winchester Super Speed Roller Skates / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Super Giant of Smallville (Table of Contents: 12)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
John Giunta ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

inker credit by Bob Hughes

Hey Skinny! ...Yer Ribs Are Showing! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Jowett Institute of Physical Training / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Super-Giant of Smallville!
    Superboy
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    100 Airplanes
  3. 2. The Boy Who Stole Superboy's Identity!
    Superboy
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Roadmaster
  5. 4. ["Oh, Midge, the handsomest boy moved in next door..."]
    Peg
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  7. 6. There Is No Superboy
    Superboy
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    U. S. Royal Color King Bike Tires
  9. 8. Do-It-Yourself Safety Rules!
  10. 9. How to Be an Expert Camper
  11. 10. Animal Warning Signals
  12. 11. "Wings" Winchester to the Rescue!
    Winchester Super Speed Roller Skates
  13. 12. The Super Giant of Smallville
    Superboy
  14. 13. Hey Skinny! ...Yer Ribs Are Showing!
    Charles Atlas
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
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