Superboy #138
(May-June 1967)

DC, 1949 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
84
Indicia Frequency
monthly, with the exception of Feb., Aug., and Nov.
On-sale date
1967-03-14
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 (credited); E. Nelson Bridwell (assistant editor, uncredited)
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

Also designated on cover as 80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #G35 and as G-35 on indicia page.

On-sale date from copyright registration.


Superboy and Krypto's Most Terrific Battles! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy; Krypto; Dev-Em; Destructo; the General
Reprints

The Battle of the Robots! [The War Against Superboy! Part 1] (Table of Contents: 1)

Superboy / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
John Sikela
Inks
John Sikela
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]; the General; the Brain; Lana Lang; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent
Synopsis
The Brain and the General launch a war against Superboy beginning by destroying his robots.
Reprints

The Battle of Krypto! [The War Against Superboy! Part 2] (Table of Contents: 2)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
John Sikela
Inks
John Sikela
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy; the General; the Brain; Krypto; Bizarro-Krypto; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent
Synopsis
The Brain creates a Bizarro Krypto to lure the real Krypto away from Earth.
Reprints

The Battle of Superboy! [The War Against Superboy! Part 3] (Table of Contents: 3)

Superboy / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
John Sikela
Inks
John Sikela
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy; the General; the Brain; Krypto; Bizarro-Krypto; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent
Synopsis
With no one left to help Superboy, the General buries him under a pile of Kryptonite!
Reprints

The Superboy Legend (Table of Contents: 4)

Superboy / text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Jor-El; Lara
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Article on Superboy's background. Inks credited by Bob Bailey.

Duel of the Superboys! (Table of Contents: 5)

Superboy / comic story / 22.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Dev-Em (first appearance); Jor-El; Lara
Synopsis
Superboy meets Dev-Em, a juvenile delinquent from Krypton.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Combines "The War of the Superboys" (Adventure Comics #287, missing last page) & "The Knave From Krypton" (Adventure Comics #288, missing first two pages).

Krypto's Arch-Enemy! (Table of Contents: 6)

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]; Krypto; Lex Luthor (origin retold); Destructo
Synopsis
Luthor creates a super-dog of his own.
Reprints

The Secret of the Flying Horse (Table of Contents: 7)

Superboy / comic story / 9.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]
Synopsis
Superboy meets a super-horse from another planet.
Reprints

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

Direct Currents / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Cap's Hobby Hints / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Job Number
6524
First Line of Dialogue or Text
I see the ship you made keeps sinking.

Indexer Notes

Idea from Richard Backer, Merrick, N.Y.

BEM Shows Up! (Table of Contents: 10)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
Brains, Emotions and Muscles should be used in combination for best results.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Superboy and Krypto's Most Terrific Battles!
    Superboy
  2. 1. The Battle of the Robots! [The War Against Superboy! Part 1]
    Superboy
  3. 2. The Battle of Krypto! [The War Against Superboy! Part 2]
    Superboy
  4. 3. The Battle of Superboy! [The War Against Superboy! Part 3]
    Superboy
  5. 4. The Superboy Legend
    Superboy
  6. 5. Duel of the Superboys!
    Superboy
  7. 6. Krypto's Arch-Enemy!
    Superboy
  8. 7. The Secret of the Flying Horse
    Superboy
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  10. 9. ["I see the ship you made keeps sinking."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  11. 10. BEM Shows Up!
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