Superman Presents Superboy Comic #112

Published
August 1978
Page count
68
Cover price
0.50 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Planet Comics (2)
 
Planet Comics (2)

Credits

Editing
, editor

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Show/hide Cover This Power… This Responsibility! (Superboy) Cover, 1 page

"A book-length shocker:"

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Code
C-645
Characters
Superboy; the Superboy Revenge Squad (an illusion)

Credits

Art
Al Milgrom, penciller (see notes)
 
Jack Abel, inker (see notes)
Colours
Tatjana Wood, colourist
Text
Joe Letterese, letterer
Editing
Paul Levitz, original editor
Management
Joe Orlando, original Managing Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #456 (March-April 1978)
This Power... This Responsibility!

Notes

Two of the footballers on the cover are named 'Abel' and 'Milgrom'.

Show/hide 1. This Power--This Responsibility (Superboy) Comic story, 17 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; the Superboy Revenge Squad (an illusion); Pete Ross; Lana Lang; Bash Bashford; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent

Credits

Writing
David Michelinie, scripter [credited]
Art
Joe Staton, penciller [credited]
 
Jack Abel, inker [credited]
Text
Ben Oda, letterer [credited]
Editing
Paul Levitz, original editor [credited]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #456 (March-April 1978)
This Power... This Responsibility

Synopsis

A strange alien race sets up a test to see what will happen when Superboy thinks he has crippled his friend Bash Bashford.

Show/hide 2. Legacy (Aqualad) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aqualad
Genre
Superhero
Code
J-4886
Characters
Aqualad; The Idylists; Berra (Aqualad's mother, flashback)

Credits

Writing
Paul Kupperberg, scripter [credited]
Art
Carl Potts, penciller [credited]
 
Dick Giordano, inker [credited]
Text
Debra Schulman, letterer [credited]
Editing
Paul Levitz, original editor [credited]
Management
Joe Orlando, original Managing Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #455 (January-February 1978)
Legacy!

Synopsis

Aqualad learns the truth about his parents.

Show/hide 3. The World of the Super-Ape! (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 15 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Superhero
Code
B-825
Characters
Superboy; Yango (introduction); Jonathan Kent (flashback, cameo); Martha Kent (flashback, cameo); Professor An-Kal (introduction, flashback, cameo)

Credits

Writing
Frank Robbins, scripter [credited]
Art
Bob Brown, penciller [credited as Brown]
 
Murphy Anderson, inker [credited as Anderson]
Text
John Costanza, letterer
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #172 (March 1971)
The World of the Super-Ape!
Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents Wonder Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #95 ([March 1973?])
The World of the Super-Ape

Synopsis

Superboy meets Yango, a gorilla from Krypton, who speaks Kryptonian and possesses the same powers as Superboy. Yango was sent from Krypton to Earth in a parallel ship by noted Kryptonian anthropologist An-Kal, who seems to have also believed Jor-El's theory of Krypton exploding. Yango metes out justice to poachers and the random warlord and Superboy establishes himself as The Super-Ape's ally.

Show/hide 4. The Battle of the Id! (Mister Miracle) Comic story, 26 pages

Featuring

Feature
Mister Miracle
Genre
Superhero
Code
X-302
Characters
Mister Miracle [Scott Free]; Granny Goodness; The Female Furies [Big Barda; Mad Harriet; Stompa; Lashina; Bernadeth]; The Lump; Virman Vundabar; Kanto; Orion's mother (introduction); Gilotina (introduction)

Credits

Writing
Jack Kirby, scripter [credited]
Art
Jack Kirby, penciller [credited]
 
Mike Royer, inker [credited]
Text
Mike Royer, letterer [credited]
Editing
Jack Kirby, editor [credited]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Mister Miracle (DC, 1971 series) #8 (May-June 1972)
The Battle of the Id!

Synopsis

Scott Free and the Lump battle in the realm of the Id.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 1159

Entry created

  • 13/01/2004

Cover added

  • 11/08/2015

Index completed

  • 13/01/2004

Last updated

  • 07/04/2019