Superboy #120

Published
August 1980
Page count
84
Cover price
0.70 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Murray Comics (Red)
 
Murray Comics (Red)

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman When he Was a Boy) Cover, 1 page

"Run! That helicopter blade will slice right through us!"

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman When he Was a Boy
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-3140
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Jonathan Kent

Credits

Art
José Luis García-López, penciller
 
Dick Giordano, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original Editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, original Associate Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Superman Family (DC, 1974 series) #196 (July-August 1979)
Untitled
Show/hide 1. The Shadow of Jor-El! (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-3137

Credits

Writing
Cary Bates, scripter [credited] (writer)
Art
Joe Staton, penciller [credited]
 
Frank Chiaramonte, inker [credited]
Text
Ben Oda, letterer [credited]
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, Associate Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Superman Family (DC, 1974 series) #196 (July-August 1979)
The Shadow of Jor-El!
Also printed
United States
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #5 (May-June 1980)
The Shadow of Jor-El!

Synopsis

Jonathan Kent discovers his worm collection acting strangely and begins to investigate, discovering the secret behind the Earth tremors that are threatening Smallville. Jonathan Kent discovers his worm collection acting strangely and begins to investigate, discovering the secret behind the Earth tremors that are threatening Smallville.

Show/hide 2. An Iron Cage for a Hero (Superboy) Comic story, 15 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Code
B-1291

Credits

Writing
Leo Dorfman, scripter
Art
Bob Brown, penciller
 
Murphy Anderson, inker
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #187 (June 1972)
An Iron Cage for a Hero!
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #167 ([July 1973?])
An Iron Cage For a Hero
Show/hide 3. The Day of the Explosive Element! (Superboy's Secret Diary) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy's Secret Diary
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-3255

Credits

Writing
Cary Bates, scripter [credited] (writer)
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger, penciller [credited]
 
Dave Hunt, inker [credited]
Text
Ben Oda, letterer [credited]
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor [credited]

Reprint history

First print
United States
The New Adventures of Superboy (DC, 1980 series) #2 (February 1981)
Day of the Explosive Element
Show/hide 4. Murder Most Foul (Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 34 pages

Featuring

Feature
Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Code
J-5085

Credits

Writing
Jim Starlin, plotter [credited]
 
Paul Levitz, dialogue [credited] (plot assistance)
Art
Jim Starlin, layouts [credited]
 
Joe Rubinstein, finishes [credited]
Text
Ben Oda, letterer [credited]
Editing
Al Milgrom, editor [credited]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy & the Legion of Super-Heroes (DC, 1977 series) #239 (May 1978)
Murder Most Foul
Show/hide 5. The Curse of the Un-Secret Identity! (Superboy) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-3068

Credits

Writing
Marty Pasko, scripter [as Martin Pasko]
Art
Alex Saviuk, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Text
Ben Oda, letterer
Editing
Joe Orlando, original Managing Editor
 
Julius Schwartz, original Editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, original Associate Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Superman Family (DC, 1974 series) #195 (May-June 1979)
The Curse of the Un-Secret Identity!
Show/hide 6. Free Collection of Christmas Stamps. (Castle Stamps Pty. Ltd) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Castle Stamps Pty. Ltd

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, photographer
Text
, typeset

Notes

This issue includes two interior pages of advertisements at the back.

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Neil A Hansen
  • Anthony Revill

AusReprints ID

  • 1198

Entry created

  • 15/01/2004

Cover added

  • 09/08/2015

Index completed

  • 25/05/2004

Last updated

  • 01/02/2020