Superboy #188
(July 1972)

DC, 1949 Series
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Volume
24
Price
0.20 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly, (semi-monthly May)
On-sale date
1972-05-25
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [circle]
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 Comic Reader #84.


Super-Savage Lord of the Concrete Jungle (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Nick Cardy
Inks
Nick Cardy
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1401
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Karkan; Kal-El]
Reprints

Super-Savage -- Master of Metropolis (Table of Contents: 1)

Superboy / comic story / 13.67 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman [as David George]
Pencils
Bob Brown
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1362
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Karkan; Kal-El]; Toni Davis; Aunt Vera; Uncle Karl; J.R. Torrens
Synopsis
Imaginary story where Superboy lands in the jungle and is raised by apes.
Reprints

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

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

Curse of the Blood-Crystals! (Table of Contents: 3)

A New Tale of the Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Dave Cockrum
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
B-1364
Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Chameleon Boy [Reep Daggle]; Ultra Boy [Jo Nah]; Lightning Lad [Garth Ranzz]; Brainiac 5 [Querl Dox]; Phantom Girl [Tinya Wazzo]]; Superboy [Clark Kent; Kal-El]
Synopsis
Influenced by crystals Mordru created in Superboy's time and cast by Superboy into space, Chameleon Boy takes Ultra Boy's place and visits Superboy. Ultra Boy alerts Brainiac 5 and Lightning Lad to the switch and they visit Superboy as well, but Chameleon Boy, as Superboy, assures them that he has everything under control. Superboy is able turn the tables on Cham and to reverse the effects of his exposure to Mordru's crystals by momentarily burying him.
Reprints
Keywords
green kryptonite

Indexer Notes

Lettering credit from reprint in Legion Archives.

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

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-1395
Characters
Superboy; Krypto

Indexer Notes

Letter from Frances (West New York). Excerpts of letters from Gerard Triano, Sarah Finnegan, Nat Aiken, Bobby L. Crook, Mike Fitzhugh, Elizabeth Harllee.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Super-Savage Lord of the Concrete Jungle
    Superboy
  2. 1. Super-Savage -- Master of Metropolis
    Superboy
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  4. 3. Curse of the Blood-Crystals!
    A New Tale of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Smallville Mailsack
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Bob Hughes
  • Valmiki Annamanthadoo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Denys Howard
  • Allen Ross
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Bob Hughes