Superboy #52
(October 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
1956-08-14
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.


Power-Boy from Earth! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Power Boy; Superboy

Indexer Notes

Inks credit from Bob Hughes.

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

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

The Heroine of Smallville (Table of Contents: 2)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lana Lang; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Professor Lang
Synopsis
Lana believes an amulet her father has given her has magical properties.

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

Roadmaster / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Binky Shows "How to Spend a Summer Week!" (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
advocacy; teen

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

Junior Sales Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Power-Boy from Earth (Table of Contents: 6)

Superboy / comic story / 7.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Power Boy of Juno (introduction); Superboy
Synopsis
Superboy visits an asteroid where he meets a boy with super powers just like his.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inks credit from Bob Hughes; original indexer credited John Fischetti. Story retold in Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #85.

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

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Magic at Your Fingertips (Table of Contents: 8)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Here Are the Prizes (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
H'ya, Vic. I haven't seen you around...
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

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

The Super-Robot (Table of Contents: 12)

Superboy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy robot (not made by him); Pop Peabody; Silky; Monk
Synopsis
Two crooks try to peddle a Superboy robot that's supposed to have all his powers.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inks credit from Bob Hughes; the original indexer credited John Fischetti.

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

100 Toy Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Fashion Frocks, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Schwinn Phantom / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Power-Boy from Earth!
    Superboy
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  3. 2. The Heroine of Smallville
    Superboy
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Roadmaster
  5. 4. Binky Shows "How to Spend a Summer Week!"
    Binky
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  7. 6. The Power-Boy from Earth
    Superboy
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
  9. 8. Magic at Your Fingertips
  10. 9. Here Are the Prizes
  11. 10. ["H'ya, Vic. I haven't seen you around..."]
    Varsity Vic
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  13. 12. The Super-Robot
    Superboy
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Fashion Frocks, Inc.
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Schwinn Phantom
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Alan Smith
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Matthew Head
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bill Wormstedt
  • Bob Hughes