Superboy #82
(July 1960)

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
1960-05-19
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Mort Weisinger
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 ad in Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane #18 and copyright registration.


The War Against Superboy! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Bizarro-Krypto; Superboy

Buzzy Says: "Free Speech-- Free for All!" (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
advocacy; teen

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

The War Against Superboy! Chapter 1: The Battle of the Robots! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superboy / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
John Sikela
Inks
John Sikela
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent; Lana Lang; Superboy robots; Brain (introduction), The General (introduction); Superboy
Synopsis
The Brain and the General launch a war against Superboy, beginning by destroying his robots.
Reprints

This Is It! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

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

Zenith Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Porcupine (Table of Contents: 5)

Let's Go Hunting! / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Martin Naydel
Pencils
Martin Naydel
Inks
Martin Naydel
Colors
?
Letters
Martin Naydel

Indexer Notes

puzzle

[The War Against Superboy!] Part II: The Battle of Krypto! (Table of Contents: 6)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
John Sikela
Inks
John Sikela
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Krypto; Brain; The General; Bizarro Krypto; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent; Superboy
Synopsis
The Brain creates a Bizarro Krypto to lure the real Krypto away from Earth.
Reprints

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Rickey Stutz, Jimmy Carroll, Ann Barrie, Bill Starkweather, Joseph Leydon, Larry White, Roberta Birnbaum, Jeffrey Pearl, Jeffrey Weiss.

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

Little Pete / comic story / 0.67 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
Lemonade, mister?
Genre
humor

Coming... Super-Attractions! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane; Action Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

[The War Against Superboy!] Chapter III: The Battle of Superboy! (Table of Contents: 10)

Superboy / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
John Sikela
Inks
John Sikela
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Brain; The General; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent; Superboy
Synopsis
With no one left to help him, the General buries Superboy under a pile of Kryptonite!
Reprints

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

Peg / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, mother!
Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

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

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

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

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

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

Jowett Institute of Body Building / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The War Against Superboy!
    Superboy
  2. 1. Buzzy Says: "Free Speech-- Free for All!"
    Buzzy
  3. 2. The War Against Superboy! Chapter 1: The Battle of the Robots!
    Superboy
  4. 3. This Is It!
    Green Lantern
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Company
  6. 5. Porcupine
    Let's Go Hunting!
  7. 6. [The War Against Superboy!] Part II: The Battle of Krypto!
    Superboy
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Smallville Mailsack
  9. 8. ["Lemonade, mister?"]
    Little Pete
  10. 9. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane; Action Comics
  11. 10. [The War Against Superboy!] Chapter III: The Battle of Superboy!
    Superboy
  12. 11. ["Oh, mother!"]
    Peg
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Body Building
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
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