(May 1981)

DC, 1980 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.50 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1981-02-19
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893118605
Editing
Julius Schwartz (editor); E. Nelson Bridwell (consulting editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #188.
This issue is a variant of The New Adventures of Superboy (DC, 1980 series) #17 [Direct]. There exist further variants:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger (signed)
Inks
Dave Hunt (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-3598
First Line of Dialogue or Text
You know why I've built you and what your mission is, robot!
Genre
superhero
Reprints

To Fight the Unbeatable Foe (Table of Contents: 1)

Superboy / comic story / 16.67 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Dave Hunt
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
S-3560
Genre
superhero
Characters
Lana Lang; Carl Draper
Synopsis
Clark uses his mind-prober machine to learn how Jor-El built robots.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Origin of Superboy's robots, part 1.

Hearts of Darkness (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Batman; Hostess Cup Cakes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Current Super-Attractions (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

It's a Dog's Life! (Table of Contents: 4)

Krypto / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
John Calnan
Inks
Dave Hunt
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
S-3589
Genre
superhero
Characters
Krypto; Ma and Pa Kent
Synopsis
Krypto gets a rabies shot.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

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

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

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-3598
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["You know why I've built you and what your mission is, robot!"]
    Superboy
  2. 1. To Fight the Unbeatable Foe
    Superboy
  3. 2. Hearts of Darkness
    Batman; Hostess Cup Cakes
  4. 3. Current Super-Attractions
  5. 4. It's a Dog's Life!
    Krypto
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Smallville Mailsack
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