(January-February 1950)

DC, 1949 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1949-11-21
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Jack Schiff (uncredited); Mort Weisinger (uncredited)
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 copyright registration.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Bob Oksner ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
To the girls of Smallville High...
Genre
superhero

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Kodak / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Hobby Robber! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superboy / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Don C. Cameron ?
Pencils
John Sikela
Inks
Ed Dobrotka
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Humpty Dumpty (first appearance); The Hobby Robber (first appearance)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

writer and inker credits by Bob Hughes

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

Bazooka / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Superboy Storekeeper! (Table of Contents: 6)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Sikela
Inks
Ed Dobrotka
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lucy Olsen; Jonathan Kent
Synopsis
Clark takes over the general store when Pa turns his ankle.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

inker credit by Bob Hughes

Razor Blade Radio (Table of Contents: 7)

Superboy's Workshop / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Look Who's Here! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

The Adventures of Bob Hope / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Man Who Captured Geronimo (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

biography of John Clum

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Little Pete / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here comes that big bully. He always squirts us kids with water!
Genre
humor
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Nestlé's Crunch / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Superboy Says "Give Your Town a Present!" (Table of Contents: 12)

Superboy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy; superhero

The Man from Menlo Park (Table of Contents: 13)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; biography
Characters
Thomas Edison

The Hercules of Smallville! (Table of Contents: 14)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Sikela
Inks
Ed Dobrotka
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

inker credit by Bob Hughes

2nd Smash Issues! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

The Adventures of Alan Ladd; The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Bud and Sis; Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

National Radio Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Daisy B-B Guns / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["To the girls of Smallville High..."]
    Superboy
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Kodak
  3. 2. The Hobby Robber!
    Superboy
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Bazooka
  5. 4. ["Attention: Contest fans!"]
    Superboy
  6. 5. Editorial Advisory Board
  7. 6. Superboy Storekeeper!
    Superboy
  8. 7. Razor Blade Radio
    Superboy's Workshop
  9. 8. Look Who's Here!
    The Adventures of Bob Hope
  10. 9. The Man Who Captured Geronimo
  11. 10. ["Here comes that big bully. He always squirts us kids with water!"]
    Little Pete
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Nestlé's Crunch
  13. 12. Superboy Says "Give Your Town a Present!"
    Superboy
  14. 13. The Man from Menlo Park
  15. 14. The Hercules of Smallville!
    Superboy
  16. 15. 2nd Smash Issues!
    The Adventures of Alan Ladd; The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Bud and Sis; Wilson Chemical Co.
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    National Radio Institute
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Daisy B-B Guns
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Tony R. Rose
  • John P. Selegue
  • Bob Hughes
  • Katie
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bill Wormstedt
  • Bob Hughes