Superboy #104

Published
October 1957
Page count
32
Cover price
1/- [0-1-0 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Matte 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 The Secret Past of Superboy's Father! (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Cover, 1 page

""The Secret Past of Superboy's Father!" "You are a thief, Jor-El! You stole my rocket to send your son to earth." "No, no! It can't be tru! My father was not a thief!""

Featuring

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

Credits

Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor
 
Mort Weisinger, Story Editor
 
George Kashdan, Story Editor
Management
Jack Schiff, Managing Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #238 (July 1957)
The Secret Past of Superboy's Father!
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #104 ([October 1957])
The Secret Past of Superboy's Father!
Show/hide 1. Professor Eureka (Professor Eureka) Comic story, 1 page
Show/hide 2. The Secret Past of Superboy's Father (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
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Ray Burnley, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor
 
Mort Weisinger, Story Editor
 
George Kashdan, Story Editor
Management
Jack Schiff, Managing Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #238 (July 1957)
The Secret Past of Superboy's Father
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #104 ([October 1957])
The Secret Past of Superboy's Father!
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #27 ([October 1963?])
The Secret Past of Superboy's Father

Synopsis

Superboy dreams that his father stole his rocket design from another Kryptonian scientist.

Show/hide 3. The Bank of the Future (Tommy Tomorrow) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tommy Tomorrow
Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
John Fischetti, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, Story Editor
 
George Kashdan, Story Editor
Management
Jack Schiff, Managing Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #165 (February 1952)
The Bank of the Future
Also printed
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #26 ([August 1963?])
The Bank of the Future
Show/hide 4. The Great Kryptonite Mystery (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
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Ray Burnley, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #58 (July 1957)
The Great Kryptonite Mystery
Also printed
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #27 ([October 1963?])
The Great Kryptonite Mystery
 
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #227 [G-72] (June-July 1970) (June-July 1970)
The Great Kryptonite Mystery
 
Australia
Giant Superman Album (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #20 ([November 1972?])
The Great Kryptonite Mystery
 
Australia
Superman Presents Superboy Comic (Murray, 1976 series) #117 ([October 1979?])
The Great Kryptonite Mystery

Synopsis

Superboy attempts to "vaccinate" himself against Kryptonite.

Show/hide 5. Untitled (Famous Newspaper Firsts) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Famous Newspaper Firsts
Genre
Non-Fiction

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #62 (January 1958)
Untitled

Notes

Information on first trans-atlantic cable stories, the Boston news-letter, headlines, and first war correspondent.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 1593

Entry created

  • 23/08/2004

Cover added

  • 15/01/2014

Index completed

  • 31/01/2011

Last updated

  • 03/04/2017