Superboy #123
(September 1965)

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
1965-07-01
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 copyright registration.


The Curse of the Superboy Mummy! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Kal-El; Clark Kent]; Lana Lang; Seth (mummy); Neferti (mummy)
Reprints

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

40 Army-Navy-Marine Medals & Insignias / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

There Is No Superboy (Table of Contents: 2)

Superboy / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
George Papp
Inks
George Papp
Colors
?
Letters
Vivian Berg

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Chief Parker; Sheriff Todd; "Piledriver" Pete; "Hi"-Jack David; Jake "Goldy" Silver; "Ratatat" Reagan
Synopsis
Chief Parker sends Superboy to help Sheriff Parker round up some crooks living in his town.
Reprints
Keywords
Gulchdale; Smallville

Indexer Notes

Script credit changed by Gene Reed based on entry in copies of Mort Weisinger's editorial records.

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

G. I. Joe / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

Script
Mort Weisinger
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Cliff Taylor, Scott Davis, David Rivers, Ronald Harris, William Wallace Kerrigan III, Michael McCloud Calhoun, Kenneth Hodl, Warren Anschultz, Leroy Rogers, Quincy Allen, and Martin Casey.

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

Rocky and Bullwinkle; General Mills / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Nature's Bill of Rights (Table of Contents: 7)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy
Characters
A man; two boys
Synopsis
Two boys who are polluting a stream are given an anti-pollution lesson by a fisherman. Includes an excerpt from an 1869 Massachusetts Board of Health document.

When Krypto Was Sold (Table of Contents: 8)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
George Papp
Inks
George Papp
Colors
?
Letters
Vivian Berg

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Krypto [Sport]; Ronnie Vayle
Synopsis
Clark sells Krypto to Ronnie to teach him a lesson.
Reprints
Keywords
Echo World; Lake Park; Smallville

The Kat Gets Cooled! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

AMT; the Kat / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Showcase; Enemy Ace / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Little Pete / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I just painted my model with Testor's Custom Finish...
Genre
humor
Characters
Little Pete; cousin Alfie
Synopsis
Pete's paint job gets smeared by cousin Alfie who can't read.

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

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

The Curse of the Superboy Mummy! (Table of Contents: 13)

Superboy / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Milton Snapinn

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Lana Lang; Seth (death); Neferti (death); Anton
Synopsis
Anton creates a magic potion that gives his son, Seth, the powers of Superboy. But Neferti is tricked by a rival into wearing a magic scarab that removes his powers. She drowns trying to save Seth and they are entombed together. 5,000 years later Lana wears Neferti's scarab which almost kills Superboy.
Reprints
Keywords
Egypt; magic; mummy

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

80-Page Giant; Lois Lane / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

10 Issues of Superboy for Only $1.00 (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

Coming... Super-Attractions! (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen; Adventure Comics; World's Finest Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Wallace Brown, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Go Full-Throttle with Wen-Mac (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Wen-Mac / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Curse of the Superboy Mummy!
    Superboy
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    40 Army-Navy-Marine Medals & Insignias
  3. 2. There Is No Superboy
    Superboy
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    G. I. Joe
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Smallville Mailsack
  7. 6. ["Are Cheerios your favorite cereal, Bullwinkle?"]
    Rocky and Bullwinkle; General Mills
  8. 7. Nature's Bill of Rights
  9. 8. When Krypto Was Sold
    Superboy
  10. 9. The Kat Gets Cooled!
    AMT; the Kat
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Showcase; Enemy Ace
  12. 11. ["I just painted my model with Testor's Custom Finish..."]
    Little Pete
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  14. 13. The Curse of the Superboy Mummy!
    Superboy
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    80-Page Giant; Lois Lane
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  18. 17. 10 Issues of Superboy for Only $1.00
  19. 18. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen; Adventure Comics; World's Finest Comics
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Wallace Brown, Inc.
  21. 20. Go Full-Throttle with Wen-Mac
    Wen-Mac
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Valmiki Annamanthadoo
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Gene Reed
  • Matthew Head
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Gregory Fischer
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