Superboy #101
(December 1962)

DC, 1949 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly, with the exception of Feb., May, Aug., and Nov.
On-sale date
1962-10-04
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical 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 #37 and copyright registration.


The Handsome Hound of Steel! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lana Lang; Superboy; Krypto (transformed by red kryptonite into a collie)

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

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

The Valhalla of Super-Companions! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superboy / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Hamilton
Pencils
George Papp
Inks
George Papp
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy; Othar; Liquidman; Stormboy; Tree-Man; Shadowman; Telepathy Man
Synopsis
Othar of Thrann brings Superboy and many heroes from other worlds to his planet because they don't have any heroes of their own.
Reprints

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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
Stop throwing those snowballs!
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

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

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

American Specialty Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[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 Jimmy Hegenwald, Bill Herbert, Allen Howlett, Jr., Barry Guyette, Anne & Bernie Graback, Charles Lagomarcino.

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

Ollie / 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
I've got an important date today.
Genre
humor

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

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

The Handsome Hound of Steel! (Table of Contents: 10)

Superboy / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Bernstein
Pencils
George Papp
Inks
George Papp
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Krypto

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

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

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

Hy Wire / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That's enough practicing for today!
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

Showcase; Tommy Tomorrow / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Convoy Terror / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Superman Talks About... "Pennies for UNICEF!" (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Editing
?

Genre
advocacy; superhero
Characters
Superman [Kal-El; Clark Kent]; Joe; Tom
Synopsis
After Joe claims he's going to keep the pennies for himself, Superman takes Joe and Tom to Asia, South America and Africa to show them first-hand how much good the pennies they collect for UNICEF can do.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

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

Schwinn Typhoon / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Handsome Hound of Steel!
    Superboy
  2. 1. ["Hi, everybody! Meet Johnny DC..."]
  3. 2. The Valhalla of Super-Companions!
    Superboy
  4. 3. Tootsie Roll Makes History!
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. ["Stop throwing those snowballs!"]
    Peg
  6. 5. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane; Adventure Comics
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    American Specialty Co.
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Smallville Mailsack
  9. 8. ["I've got an important date today."]
    Ollie
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  11. 10. The Handsome Hound of Steel!
    Superboy
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  13. 12. ["That's enough practicing for today!"]
    Hy Wire
  14. 13. ["Hi! I'm Johnny DC..."]
    Showcase; Tommy Tomorrow
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Convoy Terror
  16. 15. Superman Talks About... "Pennies for UNICEF!"
    Superman
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Schwinn Typhoon
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