Superboy #54
(January 1957)

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
1956-11-18
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 Silent Superboy (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy

Indexer Notes

Inks credit from World's Finest Guy.

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

Honor House Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Superboy's Substitute Suits (Table of Contents: 2)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doc Ellison; Martha Kent; Superboy
Synopsis
Doc Ellison steals Superboy's costume and is selling criminals invulnerable copies of it. Meanwhile Superboy is wearing a costume made of regular cloth.

Indexer Notes

Inks credit from Bob Hughes.

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

Roadmaster / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Buzzy's "Famous Books" Quiz (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
non-fiction; advocacy

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

Shorty / 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
Shorty, will you give me hand painting my house?
Genre
humor

The Sixth Clark Kent (Table of Contents: 6)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
John Giunta ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy; Martha Kent; Lana Lang
Synopsis
Lawyers are searching for the heir to Phineas Baker's fortune, someone named "Clark Kent."
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Martin O'Hearn. Inks credit from Bob Hughes.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
George Storm
Inks
George Storm
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What'll you boys have?
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 0.5 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
Seeing the historic sites of America will broaden you, my boy!
Genre
humor

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

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

Partners in Peril (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

The Silent Superboy (Table of Contents: 11)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent; Lana Lang; Superboy
Synopsis
A new type of H-bomb has sensitized the atmosphere to Superboy's voice so he cannot speak aloud for 24 hours.
Keywords
kryptonite

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

All-American Sports Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Nutty Putty / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Stephens Credit Sales / 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 Silent Superboy
    Superboy
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Honor House Products
  3. 2. Superboy's Substitute Suits
    Superboy
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Roadmaster
  5. 4. Buzzy's "Famous Books" Quiz
    Buzzy
  6. 5. ["Shorty, will you give me hand painting my house?"]
    Shorty
  7. 6. The Sixth Clark Kent
    Superboy
  8. 7. ["What'll you boys have?"]
    Little Imps
  9. 8. ["Seeing the historic sites of America will broaden you, my boy!"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Winchester Roller Skates
  11. 10. Partners in Peril
  12. 11. The Silent Superboy
    Superboy
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    All-American Sports Club
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Nutty Putty
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Bob Hughes
  • Katie
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gene Reed
  • Matthew Head
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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