Superboy #158
(July 1969)

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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly, with the exception of February, August and November
On-sale date
1969-05-20
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; Carmine Infantino (editorial director)
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

Copyright © National Periodical Publications, Inc., 1969.

On sale date 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 B508847.


Superboy's Darkest Secret! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
B-228
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Jor-El; Lara
Reprints

Superboy's Darkest Secret! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superboy / comic story / 22.83 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Robbins
Pencils
Bob Brown
Inks
Wally Wood
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Jor-El; Lara; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent; Xonar [Khai-Zor] (death); Dr. Krylo (death); Val-Arn (flashback)
Synopsis
Superboy discovers Jor-El & Lara didn't die when Krypton blew up.
Reprints
Keywords
green kryptonite; Krypton

Indexer Notes

Story across 24 pages, but pages 8 and 24 are 2/3-pages and page 14 is a 1/2-page.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Murray Boltinoff; Bob Brown
Pencils
George Papp ? (logo illustration)
Inks
George Papp ? (logo illustration)
Colors
? (logo illustration)
Letters
typeset

Job Number
B-245
Characters
Superboy; Krypto

Indexer Notes

Contains Bob Brown biography. Letters of comment from: Irving Lambert, Jack Darby, Harvey Sobel, Greg Hilliard.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Superboy's Darkest Secret!
    Superboy
  2. 1. Superboy's Darkest Secret!
    Superboy
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Smallville Mailsack
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