Superboy #229
(July 1977)

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Volume
29
Price
0.35 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1977-04-19
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893067007
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); Denny O'Neil (story 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 #142.


Hunt for a Hero Killer! (Table of Contents)

Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
C-484
Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Mon-El; Timber Wolf; Dawnstar; Wildfire]; Dark Circle
Reprints

Birds of a Feather (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Batman & Robin; Hostess Cupcakes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Hunt for a Hero-Killer (Table of Contents: 2)

Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Levitz
Pencils
James Sherman
Inks
Jack Abel
Colors
Liz Berube
Letters
Bill Morse

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Wildfire; Timber Wolf; Dawnstar; Saturn Girl; Mon-El; Cosmic Boy; Lightning Lad; Light Lass; Shadow Lass (cameo); Colossal Boy (cameo); Chameleon Boy (cameo); Chemical King (cameo, flashback)]; Deregon (cameo, flashback); Night Girl (cameo); Dark Circle
Synopsis
The Legion head to the homeworld of the Dark Circle to find Deregon and avenge Chemical King.
Reprints

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

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

Script
Denny O'Neil; Paul Levitz
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-674

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Scott Gibson, Beth Montelone, Jeff Albrecht.

Remember the Five-Cent Phone Call? (Table of Contents: 4)

DC Publishorial / text article / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Jenette Kahn
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

message from the publisher

#12 Bill Morse (Table of Contents: 5)

DC Profiles / text article / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Mike Gold
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
biography
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Hunt for a Hero Killer!
    Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes
  2. 1. Birds of a Feather
    Batman & Robin; Hostess Cupcakes
  3. 2. Hunt for a Hero-Killer
    Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Super-Talk
  5. 4. Remember the Five-Cent Phone Call?
    DC Publishorial
  6. 5. #12 Bill Morse
    DC Profiles
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