Superboy #58
(July 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
1957-05-21
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)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

The Great Kryptonite Mystery! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy

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

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

The 100 New Feats of Superboy (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; Jonathan Kent
Reprints

For the Best in Comics Entertainment (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Binky Shows "How to Make New Friends!" (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Bob Oksner
Inks
Bob Oksner
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Editing
?

Genre
advocacy; teen
Characters
Binky; Allergy; Bob; Pete
Synopsis
Binky suggests Allergy make friends with a new kid, Bob, but Pete does instead and then gets Allergy and the rest of the gang interested.

Superboy's New Secret Identity (Table of Contents: 5)

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
Synopsis
Superboy moves into Lana's house and pretends to be her cousin Tommy in order to prove she can't keep a secret.
Reprints

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

Varsity Vic / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hello, Vic. What would you like to have today?
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Comics "Television" Viewer (Table of Contents: 8)

Superboy's Workshop / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Five Famous Magic Tricks (Table of Contents: 9)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

The Great Kryptonite Mystery (Table of Contents: 10)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Coleman
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent
Synopsis
Superboy attempts to "vaccinate" himself against Kryptonite.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Bob Hughes.

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

Shorty / comic story / 2 pages (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, you look drowsy.
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

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

Mickey Mantle Goes to Bat for the "Unlucky Fishermen" (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Great Kryptonite Mystery!
    Superboy
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  3. 2. The 100 New Feats of Superboy
    Superboy
  4. 3. For the Best in Comics Entertainment
  5. 4. Binky Shows "How to Make New Friends!"
    Binky
  6. 5. Superboy's New Secret Identity
    Superboy
  7. 6. ["Hello, Vic. What would you like to have today?"]
    Varsity Vic
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  9. 8. Comics "Television" Viewer
    Superboy's Workshop
  10. 9. Five Famous Magic Tricks
  11. 10. The Great Kryptonite Mystery
    Superboy
  12. 11. ["Shorty, you look drowsy."]
    Shorty
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  14. 13. Mickey Mantle Goes to Bat for the "Unlucky Fishermen"
    Junior Sales Club of America
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