Superboy #153
(January 1969)

DC, 1949 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly, with the exception of Feb., Aug. and Nov.
On-sale date
1968-11-21
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Murray Boltinoff
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 confirmed from the publication date reported to the U.S. Copyright Office found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Third Series, Volume 23, Part 2, Periodicals, January-December 1969. Class B periodical. Copyright registration number B467754.


The Challenge of the Cosmic Invaders! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent
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Challenge of the Cosmic Invaders! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superboy / comic story / 19.67 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Robbins
Pencils
Bob Brown
Inks
Wally Wood
Colors
?
Letters
Ray Holloway ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent; Stalin; Hirohito; Mussolini; Hitler; Quisling; Churchill; Professor Mesmer
Synopsis
Superboy battles an alien invasion by creating duplicates of the world's leaders.
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Indexer Notes

Story across 21 pages, but page 6 is a 2/3-page and pages 16 and 21 are 1/2-pages. First issue with credits.

Who Ever Heard of Jay Scott Pike!?! (Table of Contents: 2)

Wonderful World of Comics / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Hanerfeld
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

#7 in a series

Superboy's Secret Hideaways (Table of Contents: 3)

Superboy Legend / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Bob Brown
Inks
Wally Wood
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
superhero
Reprints

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

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

Script
Henry Boltinoff; David Smith (idea)
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Job Number
6665
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Why are you putting on that old necktie of your dad's?

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

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

Script
Murray Boltinoff
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Challenge of the Cosmic Invaders!
    Superboy
  2. 1. Challenge of the Cosmic Invaders!
    Superboy
  3. 2. Who Ever Heard of Jay Scott Pike!?!
    Wonderful World of Comics
  4. 3. Superboy's Secret Hideaways
    Superboy Legend
  5. 4. ["Why are you putting on that old necktie of your dad's?"]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Smallville Mailsack
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Mark Waid
  • Nick Caputo
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Dwayne Best
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Matthew Head
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bill Wormstedt
  • Bob Hughes