Superboy #213
(December 1975)

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Volume
27
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly (with the exception of Nov., Feb., May and Aug.)
On-sale date
1975-09-16
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Line of DC Super-Stars
Editing
Murray Boltinoff; Jack C. Harris (assistant editor)
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 #122.


The Jaws of Fear (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Grell (signed)
Inks
Mike Grell (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-2658
Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy [Kal-El]; Ultra Boy [Jo Nah]; Lightning Lad [Garth Ranzz]; Saturn Girl [Imra Ardeen]; Shrinking Violet [Salu Digby]; Cosmic Boy [Rokk Krinn]]
Reprints

The Captive Commissioner (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Batman; Hostess Fruit Pies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Jaws of Fear (Table of Contents: 2)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Shooter
Pencils
Mike Grell (signed)
Inks
Mike Grell (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-2525
Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy [Kal-El]; Ultra Boy [Jo Nah]; Lightning Lad [Garth Ranzz]; Saturn Girl [Imra Ardeen]; Shrinking Violet [Salu Digby]; Cosmic Boy [Rokk Krinn]; Wildfire [Drake Burroughs]; Brainiac 5 [Querl Dox]; Chameleon Boy [Reep Daggle]; Phantom Girl [Tinya Wazzo]; Sun Boy [Dirk Morgna]]; Benn Pares
Synopsis
Benn Pares announces to the Legion that he is going to steal the Miracle Machine from them within 48 hours.
Reprints

Trapped to Live-- Free to Die! (Table of Contents: 3)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Shooter
Pencils
Mike Grell
Inks
Bill Draut
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-2496
Genre
superhero
Characters
Timber Wolf [Brin Londo]; Black Mace [as Blackmace]
Synopsis
Black Mace uses a fake distress signal to lure Timber Wolf into a trap.
Reprints

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

Super-Talk / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
B-2648
Characters
Mon-El; Superboy; Cosmic Boy; Saturn Girl

Indexer Notes

Excerpts of letters from: Kenny Finger, Scott Taylor, Robert Bush, Carol A. Strickland, Edward Via, Hank Cable, Carl Bierbaum, Richard Parset and Erin McDonald. Letter writers also mentioned were Boris Zabok, Chris Jakar and Matt H. Eleon. The origin of Flynt Brojj's name was explained and Mike Grell explains that Karate Kid's new look is a tribute to Bruce Lee.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Jaws of Fear
    Superboy
  2. 1. The Captive Commissioner
    Batman; Hostess Fruit Pies
  3. 2. The Jaws of Fear
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  4. 3. Trapped to Live-- Free to Die!
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Super-Talk
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