Superboy #89

Published
July 1956
Page count
24
Cover price
9d
Colour
Black & white
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

"Featuring Superboy as "The Babe of Steel!" "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

Credits

Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #221 (February 1956)
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #89 ([July 1956])

Notes

The final two filler strips are based on information from the inside and outside back cover of the UK printing. The Australian printing may have been different (eg, advertisements).

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
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
John Sikela, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #221 (February 1956)
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #89 ([July 1956])
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #22 ([July 1962?])
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #48 ([February 1969?])
Show/hide 2. Casey the Cop (Casey the Cop) Comic story, 1 page

"This is quite a prison!"

Featuring

Feature
Casey the Cop
Genre
Gags

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art

Reprint history

Also printed
United Kingdom
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #89 ([July 1956])

Notes

Begins: "This is quite a prison!"

Show/hide 3. Professor Eureka (Professor Eureka) Comic story, 1 page

"Oh my, I can't remember whether I was going in or coming out?"

Featuring

Feature
Professor Eureka
Genre
Gags

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art

Reprint history

Also printed
United Kingdom
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #89 ([July 1956])

Notes

Begins: "Oh my, I can't remember whether I was going in or coming out?"

Show/hide 4. 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
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
Bill Woolfolk , scripter [as William Woolfolk]
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Sy Barry , inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #29 (December 1953)
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #89 ([July 1956])
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #22 ([July 1962?])
Show/hide 5. Jerry the Jitterbug (Jerry the Jitterbug) Comic story, 1 page

"Hmm--I never saw that name and number before!"

Featuring

Feature
Jerry the Jitterbug
Genre
Gags

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art

Reprint history

Also printed
United Kingdom
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #89 ([July 1956])

Notes

Begins: "Hmm--I never saw that name and number before!"

Show/hide 6. Moolah the Mystic (Moolah the Mystic) Comic story, 1 page

"Now watch closely--"

Featuring

Feature
Moolah the Mystic
Genre
Gags

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #47 (February 1956)
 
United Kingdom
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #89 ([July 1956])

Notes

Begins: "Now watch closely--"


Notes

The final two filler strips are based on information from the inside and outside back cover of the UK printing. The Australian printing may have been different (eg, advertisements).

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 1746

Entry created

  • 21/09/2004

Cover added

  • 21/09/2004

Index completed

  • 06/12/2009

Last updated

  • 06/12/2009