Superboy #121

Published
November 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

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Show/hide Cover Happy 16th Birthday (Superboy) Cover, 1 page

"Trust us Superboy--without this extra candle, you can't celebrate your 16th birthday!"

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-3246

Credits

Art
Kurt Schaffenberger, penciller
 
Dick Giordano, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The New Adventures of Superboy (DC, 1980 series) #1 (January 1980)
Untitled
Show/hide 1. The Most Important Year in Superboy's Life (Superboy) Comic story, 17 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-3239
Characters
Guest: Ace Morgan; Pete Ross; Lana Lang, Ma Kent; Pa Kent

Credits

Writing
Cary Bates, scripter
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger, penciller
 
Dave Hunt, inker
Text
Ben Oda, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The New Adventures of Superboy (DC, 1980 series) #1 (January 1980)
Most Important Year of Superboy's Life

Synopsis

The day after Superboy's 1st published appearance, contains a flashback to Superboy's 8th Birthday.

Show/hide 2. Clark Kent's Super-Father (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-479

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
George Papp, line art
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #289 (October 1961)
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #31 ([February 1962?])
 
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #185 (May 1972)
 (DC 100-Page Super Spectacular DC-12)
 
Australia
Giant Superboy Album (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #9 ([October 1972?])
Show/hide 3. The Glass Nightmare (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 16 pages

Featuring

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

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) #184 (April 1972)
 
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #184 (April 1972)
The Glass Nightmare
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #163 ([March 1973?])
Show/hide 4. The Man Who Manacled the Legion (Legion of Super Heroes) Comic story, 22 pages

Featuring

Feature
Legion of Super Heroes
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Paul Levitz, plotter
 
Jack C. Harris, scripter
Art
Howard Chaykin, penciller
 
Bob Wiacek, inker (pgs. 1-11, 17-18, 20-21)
 
Terry Austin, inker (pg. 12)
 
Al Milgrom, inker (pgs. 13-16, 19, 22)
Text
Shelly Leferman, letterer
Editing
Al Milgrom, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy & the Legion of Super-Heroes (DC, 1977 series) #240 (June 1978)
Show/hide 5. Superboy's Split Personality (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-3150

Credits

Writing
Cary Bates, scripter
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Text
Ben Oda, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, Associate Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Superman Family (DC, 1974 series) #197 (September-October 1979)

Synopsis

Klaxxu, fleeing from the planet Aryll after attempting to take over the planet, hid on Earth. With him he brought a male child whom he left at a local orphanage. Years later he suspects that Clark Kent is this alien child.


Status

This issue includes help from

  • Neil A Hansen

AusReprints ID

  • 1699

Entry created

  • 18/09/2004

Cover added

  • 11/08/2015

Index completed

  • 21/01/2006

Last updated

  • 17/09/2019