(September-October 1977)

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Volume
43
Price
0.35 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1977-06-28
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893041510
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); Paul Levitz (story editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #144.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
Joe Letterese

Job Number
C-501
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy; Mighty Girl
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

Hostess Brings You 2 Delicious All-Star Snacks: (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Hostess Cup Cakes; Hostess Twinkies / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

You Too Can Be a Super-Hero! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superboy / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis (credited)
Pencils
John Calnan (credited)
Inks
Murphy Anderson (credited)
Colors
Elizabeth Safian (credited as Liz Berube)
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
J-4765
Feature Logo
Superboy the Adventures of Superman When He Was a Boy
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy; Pete Ross; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Lana Lang; Mighty Girl [Barbara Gordon; Batgirl (cameo, just an image of her)]
Synopsis
Superboy battles Mighty Girl, who is actually just young Barbara Gordon transformed by a magical crystal.
Reprints

Super Prizes (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Youth Opportunity Sales Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Write Right Now! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Sport a Boy Grows Up with...Shooting a Daisy. (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Mighty Meat Snack Conquers the Horrible Hungries. (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Slim Jim / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Fun Factory / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Amazing Air Breathing Crazy Crabs (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Crazy Crabs / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Great Superman Movie Contest (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

Super Bodybuilding Course (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Universal Bodybuilding / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

At Last! The Thrilling Return of Mister Miracle (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

Volume 77 Issue 26 - Week of June 27, 1977 (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Daily Planet / in-house column / 1 page (report information)

Discount Magic and Jokes (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

J.A.R. Discounts, Inc. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Reaching New Heights of Intergalactic Excitement! (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

DC Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Put a Superfriend on Your Chest! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

NCG Merchandise / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Aqualad -- Who Is Thy Father? (Table of Contents: 16)

Aquaman and Aqualad / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Kupperberg (credited)
Pencils
Carl Potts (credited)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (credited as Joe Rubenstein)
Colors
?
Letters
John Workman ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aqualad; The Idylists; Sett; Thoran; Mcaan (flashback); Aquaman (flashback); Aquababy (flashback); Black Manta (flashback); Topo (flashback)
Synopsis
Aqualad tries unsuccessfully to get the Idylists to tell him who his parents are.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Storyline continues from previous Aquaman stories.

Reward! (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Coin Values Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Write Right Now! (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Every Month! (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

DC Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

Dateline: Adventure / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Paul Levitz
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-722

Indexer Notes

Letters from Georjean Fraina, Robert Heying and Raymond Magyar.

100 pc. Toy Soldier Set (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

Lucky Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Earn Famous Name Prizes or Cash the Easy Olympic Way! (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

Olympic Sales / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Come See Us At Sea World (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

Sea World / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superboy
  2. 1. Hostess Brings You 2 Delicious All-Star Snacks:
    Hostess Cup Cakes; Hostess Twinkies
  3. 2. You Too Can Be a Super-Hero!
    Superboy
  4. 3. Super Prizes
    Youth Opportunity Sales Club
  5. 4. Write Right Now!
  6. 5. The Sport a Boy Grows Up with...Shooting a Daisy.
    Daisy Air Rifles
  7. 6. The Mighty Meat Snack Conquers the Horrible Hungries.
    Slim Jim
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Fun Factory
  9. 8. Amazing Air Breathing Crazy Crabs
    Crazy Crabs
  10. 9. The Great Superman Movie Contest
  11. 10. Super Bodybuilding Course
    Universal Bodybuilding
  12. 11. At Last! The Thrilling Return of Mister Miracle
  13. 12. Volume 77 Issue 26 - Week of June 27, 1977
    Daily Planet
  14. 13. Discount Magic and Jokes
    J.A.R. Discounts, Inc.
  15. 14. Reaching New Heights of Intergalactic Excitement!
    DC Comics
  16. 15. Put a Superfriend on Your Chest!
    NCG Merchandise
  17. 16. Aqualad -- Who Is Thy Father?
    Aquaman and Aqualad
  18. 17. Reward!
    Coin Values Co.
  19. 18. Write Right Now!
  20. 19. Every Month!
    DC Comics
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Dateline: Adventure
  22. 21. 100 pc. Toy Soldier Set
    Lucky Products
  23. 22. Earn Famous Name Prizes or Cash the Easy Olympic Way!
    Olympic Sales
  24. 23. Come See Us At Sea World
    Sea World
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