Superboy #92
(October 1961)

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
1961-08-17
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.


Lex Luthor and Destructo! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lex Luthor; Destructo

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

5 Star Toys / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Superboy Meets Ben-Hur! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superboy / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Bernstein
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Lana Lang; Dr. Horst; Professor Lang; Ben-Hur; Marcellus
Synopsis
Superboy journeys back in time to meet Ben-Hur and save Professor Lang's job.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer id by Martin O'Hearn. Inking credit from letters page in Superboy #182 (DC, 1949 series); we previously credited Stan Kaye.

Tootsie Roll Makes History! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

Script
Mort Weisinger
Pencils
Curt Swan (logo illustration)
Inks
Stan Kaye (logo illustration)
Colors
? (logo illustration)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Superboy; Krypto

Indexer Notes

Letter response pledges DC comics will remain 10 cents...one month before the price goes up. Letters from: Larry Joseph, Fred Landesman, Henry Flesh, Alfred Flesh, Richard Sauer, Scott McCreary, John Dziuba, Edward W. Eaton, Owens Hyatt and Eddie Rolfe.

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

Revolutionary War Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Grit Publishing Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Ollie / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Going to get a work-out in the gym, Ollie?
Genre
humor

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

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

Krypto's Arch-Enemy! (Table of Contents: 9)

Superboy / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Krypto; Lex Luthor; Destructo [Wolf]; Chief Parker; Professor Evans
Synopsis
Luthor accidentally gives his dog super-powers and then uses him to disgrace Krypto.
Reprints
Keywords
Green Kryptonite

Indexer Notes

Writer id by Martin O'Hearn. Luthor origin retold.

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

Tootsie Roll Ice Cream Bar / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

See the Many Fantastic Faces of Superman... (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Giant Superman Annual / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

Zenith Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Joe Weider / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

150 Civil War Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Lex Luthor and Destructo!
    Superboy
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    5 Star Toys
  3. 2. Superboy Meets Ben-Hur!
    Superboy
  4. 3. Tootsie Roll Makes History!
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Smallville Mailsack
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Grit Publishing Co.
  8. 7. ["Going to get a work-out in the gym, Ollie?"]
    Ollie
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  10. 9. Krypto's Arch-Enemy!
    Superboy
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Ice Cream Bar
  12. 11. See the Many Fantastic Faces of Superman...
    Giant Superman Annual
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Company
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Joe Weider
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    150 Civil War Soldiers
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Bob Hughes
  • Valmiki Annamanthadoo
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Per Sandell
  • Matthew Head
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Bob Hughes