Giant Superboy Album #3

Published
June 1967
Page count
84
Cover price
0.20 AUD; 2/- [0-2-0 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Superboy and his Super-Friends! (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Cover, 1 page

"The origin of Mon-El and how He met Superboy!"

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
George Klein, inker
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, original Assistant Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #129 (May 1966)
Untitled
Show/hide 1. Superboy's Big Brother! Part I (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Robert Bernstein, scripter
Art
George Papp, line art
Text
Joe Letterese, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #89 (June 1961)
Superboy's Big Brother! Part I

Synopsis

When a space ship crashes outside Smallville, Superboy finds an amnesiac, super-powered youth who might be his older brother. He christens him Mon-El and sets him up with a secret identity, but he soon finds evidence that Mon-El is not, in fact, Kryptonian.

Notes

This feature reprints the first appearance of Mon-El.

Show/hide 2. [Superboy's Big Brother! Part II] The Secret of Mon-El! (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Robert Bernstein, scripter
Art
George Papp, line art
Text
Joe Letterese, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #89 (June 1961)
[Superboy's Big Brother! Part II] The Secret of Mon-El!

Synopsis

Trying to prove Mon-El isn't actually Kryptonian, Superboy accidentally exposes him to lead, which both poisons him and returns his memory. Mon-El remembers that he is a space explorer from Daxam, who visited Krypton, meeting Jor-El and Lara, before arriving on Earth. To save his life, Superboy sends Mon-El into the Phantom Zone until he can cure him of his lead poisoning.

Show/hide 3. The Kents' Second Super-Son (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

Credits

Writing
Jerry Coleman, scripter
Art
John Sikela, line art
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #260 (May 1959)
The Kents' Second Super-Son!

Synopsis

Vidal, a Superboy from another planet, takes Superboy's place on Earth while he's away on a space mission.

Show/hide 4. The Super-Weakling from Space (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Jerry Coleman, scripter
Art
George Papp, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #65 (June 1958)
The Super-Weakling from Space
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #6 ([December 1959?])
The Super-Weakling from Space
 
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #129 (May 1966)
The Super-Weakling from Space
Show/hide 5. The Two Boys of Steel (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Jerry Coleman, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #63 (March 1958)
The Two Boys of Steel
Also printed
Australia
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #116 ([October 1958?])
The Two Boys of Steel
 
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #129 (May 1966)
The Two Boys of Steel

Synopsis

Superboy has amnesia and moves into Lana's house.

Show/hide 6. The Kid from Krypton (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 12 pages
Show/hide 7. Supergirl in Smallville (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

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
Al Plastino, line art
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #278 (November 1960)
Supergirl in Smallville!
Also printed
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #129 (May 1966)
Supergirl in Smallville!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Supergirl (DC, 2007 series) #Volume One ([November] 2007)
Supergirl in Smallville!

Synopsis

Supergirl flies to Superboy's time to see if she can protect her identity and prove to Superman she's ready to be revealed to the world.

Show/hide 8. There Is No Superboy (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
George Papp, line art
Text
Vivian Berg, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #50 (July 1956)
There is No Superboy
First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #123 (September 1965)
There Is No Superboy

Synopsis

Chief Parker sends Superboy to help Sheriff Parker round up some crooks living in his town.

Notes

"An Untold Story of Superboy". This is not the story of the same name from Superboy 50, July 1956.


Status

This issue includes help from

  • Mark Cannon

AusReprints ID

  • 1313

Entry created

  • 08/02/2004

Cover added

  • 09/03/2019

Index completed

  • 24/06/2009

Last updated

  • 20/10/2019