Superboy #84
(October 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
1960-08-11
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 copyright registration.


The Rainbow Raider! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Rainbow Raider; Superboy

Treasure Chest of Fun (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Superboy Meets William Tell! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
George Papp
Inks
George Papp
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
William Tell; Superboy; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent
Synopsis
Superboy travels through time to meet William Tell.
Reprints

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

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

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

Ollie / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Down by the ol' mill stream
Genre
humor

Coming... Super-Attractions! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Just Imagine! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Justice League of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Rainbow Raider! (Table of Contents: 7)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
George Papp
Inks
George Papp
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Rainbow Raider (introduction); Superboy; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent
Synopsis
The Rainbow Raider seems to have the power to make Superboy do whatever he wants.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from John David Bowman, Teresa Scott, Charles Davis Drew, James Serana, Philip Gotsch, Jean Bartlett, Howard Berger, Joe McDonough, Gene Oakley, John Kenny.

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

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

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

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Super-Injun of Smallville! (Table of Contents: 11)

Superboy / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Wood ?
Pencils
George Papp
Inks
George Papp
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Big Foot (introduction); Superboy; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent
Synopsis
Big Foot travels to Smallville from the nearby Indian reservation to buy a Superboy costume.

Presenting the Greatest Superman Stories Ever Told! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Giant Superman Annual / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 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) /

Joe Weider / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Revolutionary War Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Rainbow Raider!
    Superboy
  2. 1. Treasure Chest of Fun
    Honor House Products Corp.
  3. 2. Superboy Meets William Tell!
    Superboy
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  5. 4. ["Down by the ol' mill stream"]
    Ollie
  6. 5. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Superman; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane; Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen
  7. 6. Just Imagine!
    Justice League of America
  8. 7. The Rainbow Raider!
    Superboy
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Smallville Mailsack
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  12. 11. The Super-Injun of Smallville!
    Superboy
  13. 12. Presenting the Greatest Superman Stories Ever Told!
    Giant Superman Annual
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Joe Weider
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
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