Superboy #51
(September 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
1956-07-03
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
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-Money of Smallville! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy

Junior Space Pilots on the Beam! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Secret Lives of Superboy (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
Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Lana Lang; Superbaby (flashback)
Synopsis
Ma Kent accidentally donates Clark's baby things to charity.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Martin O'Hearn. Origin of Superman's costume mentioned.

Here Are the Prizes (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 3 pages (report information)

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

Daffy & Doodle / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Lit-Win
Pencils
Lit-Win
Inks
Lit-Win
Colors
?
Letters
Lit-Win

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dish Washer Wanted
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

Lora / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee, Lora--You're so lucky to be going out with Harold tonight!
Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

My Super-Pet, Krypto (Table of Contents: 6)

Superboy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Krypto; Superboy
Synopsis
When Superboy is trapped by kryptonite, Krypto has to do all his feats for him.
Reprints
Keywords
kryptonite

Mike Was a Rolling Menace Until... (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

U. S. Royals / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Big Dance (Table of Contents: 8)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff ?
Letters
typeset

Genre
advocacy

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

Zenith Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

DeLuxe Photo Service / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Super-Money of Smallvile (Table of Contents: 11)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Synopsis
Superboy raises money to help build an amusement park.

Indexer Notes

inker credit by Bob Hughes

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

Little Pete / 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
Pete, I wish you would run across the street
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Stephens Credit Sales / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Cheerful Card Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Jowett Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Nutty Putty / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Super-Money of Smallville!
    Superboy
  2. 1. Junior Space Pilots on the Beam!
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  3. 2. The Secret Lives of Superboy
    Superboy
  4. 3. Here Are the Prizes
  5. 4. ["Dish Washer Wanted"]
    Daffy & Doodle
  6. 5. ["Gee, Lora--You're so lucky to be going out with Harold tonight!"]
    Lora
  7. 6. My Super-Pet, Krypto
    Superboy
  8. 7. Mike Was a Rolling Menace Until...
    U. S. Royals
  9. 8. The Big Dance
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Co.
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    DeLuxe Photo Service
  12. 11. The Super-Money of Smallvile
    Superboy
  13. 12. ["Pete, I wish you would run across the street"]
    Little Pete
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Cheerful Card Company
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Nutty Putty
This issue was most recently modified by:
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