Superboy #171
(January 1971)

DC, 1949 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly, with the exception of Feb., Aug. and Nov.
On-sale Date
1970-11-19
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [character]
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 from copyright registration.


Dark Strangler of the Seas (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Carmine Infantino (signed)
Inks
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B841
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Kal-El; Clark Kent]; Aquaboy [Arthur Curry]; two villainous frogmen
Reprints

Dark Strangler of the Seas! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superboy / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Robbins
Pencils
Bob Brown
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
B-758
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Kal-El; Clark Kent]; Aquaboy [Arthur Curry]; Marita (look-alike)
Synopsis
Superboy and Aquaboy team up to stop leaking oil transport ships from killing marine life.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Aquaboy in this story is the future Aquaman.

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

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

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

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

Script
Murray Boltinoff
Pencils
? (logo illustration)
Inks
? (logo illustration)
Colors
? (logo illustration)
Letters
typeset

Job Number
B-838
Characters
Superboy; Krypto

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from: Perry Bender, P.L. Watkins, Mark Croy. Excerpts of letters from John Monch, Ellen Standish, Dan Jordan, Bill Glasscoe, George Walker, Terry Klein, Walter Moore, Jim Eberwine, Art Lobard, Jim Michaels, Irma of San Francisco.

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

Superboy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Frank Robbins
Pencils
Bob Brown
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]

Indexer Notes

Explanation of why the setting of Superboy's stories has been updated to the 50s. Numbered page 22.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Dark Strangler of the Seas
    Superboy
  2. 1. Dark Strangler of the Seas!
    Superboy
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Smallville Mailsack
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Superboy
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Valmiki Annamanthadoo
  • Jerry Hillegas
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Jason Fetterley
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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