Superboy #89

Published
July 1956
Page count
24
Cover price
9d [0-0-9 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 No title recorded (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Cover, 1 page

"We're sure glad you don't reach for bananas the way you used to as a baby, Clark!"

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Ma Kent; Pa Kent; Superbaby [Clark Kent]

Credits

Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Stan Kaye , inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor
 
Jack Schiff, original Managing Editor
 
Mort Weisinger, original Story Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Story Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #221 (February 1956)
The Babe of Steel!
Show/hide 1. The Babe of Steel (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
Characters
Ma Kent; Pa Kent; Mr. Bolton; Mrs Bolton; Superbaby [Clark Kent]

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
John Sikela, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor
 
Jack Schiff, original Managing Editor
 
Mort Weisinger, original Story Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Story Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #221 (February 1956)
The Babe of Steel
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #89 ([July 1956])
The Babe of Steel
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #22 ([July 1962?])
The Babe of Steel
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #48 ([February 1969?])
The Babe of Steel

Synopsis

Mr. and Mrs. Bolton recall the time they babysat for Clark.

Show/hide 2. The Super Athlete of Smallville (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
Bill Woolfolk , scripter [as William Woolfolk]
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Sy Barry , inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #29 (December 1953)
The Super Athlete of Smallville!
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #89 ([July 1956])
The Super Athlete of Smallville
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #22 ([July 1962?])
The Super Athlete of Smallville

Notes

This story ends on the inside back cover.

Show/hide 3. Wanted 200 to Learn Music with Success Guaranteed-or No Cost (The Sampson School of Music) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
The Sampson School of Music

Notes

This advertisement is on the back cover.


Notes

The UK edition has 28 pages and includes Boltinoff filler strips not in this Australian edition.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 1746

Entry created

  • 21/09/2004

Cover added

  • 14/11/2020

Index completed

  • 06/12/2009

Last updated

  • 14/11/2020