Superboy #174
(May-June 1971)

DC, 1949 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly, with the exception of Feb., Aug. and Nov.
On-sale Date
1971-03-09
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [character]
Editing
E. Nelson Bridwell
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 Giant (DC, 1969 series) #G83 and as G-83 on indicia page.

On-sale date from copyright registration.


A Super-Collection of Super-Animals! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
N-220
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Kal-El; Clark Kent]; Krypto; Chandu

Table of Contents (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
N-252

The Colossal Superdog! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superboy / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
N-237
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy; Krypto; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Lana Lang; Superboy robots
Synopsis
A glowing purple meteor turns Krypto into a colossal superdog.
Reprints
Keywords
kryptonite

Indexer Notes

Proto-Red Kryptonite story.

The Gorilla with Super-Eyes! (Table of Contents: 3)

Superboy / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
N-238
Genre
superhero
Characters
Professor John Lang (incorrectly called Lewis?); Chandu (intro); Lana Lang; Jonathan Kent; "Doc" Baird
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The original title of this story was "The Gorilla With X-Ray Eyes!" In the original, Professor Lang was incorrectly called Thaddeus in this story, but it was changed to Lewis in this reprint.

The Super-Zoo from Krypton (Table of Contents: 4)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
John Sikela
Inks
John Sikela
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
N-236
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy; Professor Lang; Blacky Stone
Synopsis
Professor Lang discovers a bunch of eggs from Krypton.
Reprints
Keywords
kryptonite

The Bird with Super-Powers (Table of Contents: 5)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
N-234
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy; Lana Lang; Professor Lang; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent
Synopsis
Professor Lang brings back a mynah bird that seems to have super-powers.
Reprints
Keywords
kryptonite

The Superdog That Was Greater Than Krypto! (Table of Contents: 6)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
N-235
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy; Krypto; Swifty (introduction); Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent
Reprints
Keywords
kryptonite; Orangestone National Park

Indexer Notes

A note was added at the end: "SWIFTY DID BECOME SUPER AGAIN. DO YOU WANT THAT STORY REPRINTED?"

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
N-229

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Gary Skinner, Jim Morrison, Dennis Tait, Chris Duane, David Becker.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. A Super-Collection of Super-Animals!
    Superboy
  2. 1. Table of Contents
  3. 2. The Colossal Superdog!
    Superboy
  4. 3. The Gorilla with Super-Eyes!
    Superboy
  5. 4. The Super-Zoo from Krypton
    Superboy
  6. 5. The Bird with Super-Powers
    Superboy
  7. 6. The Superdog That Was Greater Than Krypto!
    Superboy
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Giant Smallville Mailsack
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