Superboy #55
(March 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
1957-01-01
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 Secret of Smallville High! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy; Jonathan Kent

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

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

The Mystery of the Space Trophies (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
Martha Kent; Lana Lang
Reprints

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

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

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

Bobby / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Thunder, son, what in the blazes are you looking me over for?
Genre
humor
Reprints

A Visit from Superman's Pal (Table of Contents: 5)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Lana Lang; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent
Synopsis
Jimmy accidentally goes back in time and ends up in Smallville.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

American Seed Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Lionel and His Lions / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pardon me, sir...
Genre
humor

Swamp Hero (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 1.75 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

The Secret of Smallville High (Table of Contents: 10)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Professor Lang; Lana Lang; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent

Indexer Notes

Inker credit by Bob Hughes; we formerly credited John Fischetti.

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

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

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

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

Jim and Betty Solve the "Flying Saucer" Mystery! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

Mickey Mantle Goes to Bat for "Dick Butterfingers" (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Secret of Smallville High!
    Superboy
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  3. 2. The Mystery of the Space Trophies
    Superboy
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Pirates
  5. 4. ["Thunder, son, what in the blazes are you looking me over for?"]
    Bobby
  6. 5. A Visit from Superman's Pal
    Superboy
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Company
  8. 7. ["Pardon me, sir..."]
    Lionel and His Lions
  9. 8. Swamp Hero
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
  11. 10. The Secret of Smallville High
    Superboy
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  14. 13. Jim and Betty Solve the "Flying Saucer" Mystery!
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  15. 14. Mickey Mantle Goes to Bat for "Dick Butterfingers"
    Junior Sales Club of America
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Bob Hughes
  • Katie
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Matthew Head
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bill Wormstedt
  • Bob Hughes