Superboy #70
(January 1959)

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
1958-11-20
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 Untold Story of Superboy's Spectacles! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent; Superboy

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

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

The Super-Brat (Table of Contents: 2)

Superboy / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
George Papp
Inks
George Papp
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Martha Kent; Brad Bolton
Synopsis
Clark has to babysit for a child with super-powers!
Reprints

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

CinemAntics / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now, Tommy, I want you to do at least an hour's homework while I'm gone!
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

Columbia / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Bunker Hill Sporting Goods Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Superboy's Nightmare Dream House (Table of Contents: 7)

Superboy / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Alvin Schwartz ?
Pencils
John Sikela
Inks
John Sikela
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Uncle Jeff (villain); Lana Lang (cameo)
Synopsis
A traveling huckster tricks Superboy into giving him a dream house. When Superboy finds out, he has to make things right without hurting the con man's innocent nephews.

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

Tootsie Roll Pop / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Smallville Mailsack / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Defends the use of anachronisms in Superboy stories.

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

Tricksy / 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
I will walk on a wire...
Genre
humor

The Secret of Superboy's Spectacles (Table of Contents: 11)

Superboy; Untold Tales of Superboy / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent; Lana Lang
Synopsis
Martha and Clark recall one of Superboy's untold tales, when he melted his glasses while using X-ray vision in front of Lana. He decides to cut the invincible glass found on his Kryptonian rocket which carried him as a baby into glasses to avoid this problem in the future.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Noted as "Untold Tales of Superboy #1" on the first panel.

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

Tootsie Roll Fudge / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Giant Dinosaurs / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Untold Story of Superboy's Spectacles!
    Superboy
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  3. 2. The Super-Brat
    Superboy
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. ["Now, Tommy, I want you to do at least an hour's homework while I'm gone!"]
    CinemAntics
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Columbia
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Bunker Hill Sporting Goods Co.
  8. 7. Superboy's Nightmare Dream House
    Superboy
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Smallville Mailsack
  11. 10. ["I will walk on a wire..."]
    Tricksy
  12. 11. The Secret of Superboy's Spectacles
    Superboy; Untold Tales of Superboy
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Giant Dinosaurs
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
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