Superboy #105

Published
November 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

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Show/hide Cover The Robot War of Smallville (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Cover, 1 page

"Ma! Pa! You've become robots! What happened?"

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, original editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, original Story Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Story Editor
Management
Jack Schiff, original Managing Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #237 (June 1957)
The Robot War of Smallville!
Show/hide 1. Untitled (Casey the Cop) Comic story, 1 page

"Hello, Butch! You may as well relax."

Featuring

Feature
Casey the Cop
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original editor [attributed] (actual)

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First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #20 (June-July 1952)
No title recorded
Show/hide 2. The Robot War of 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
Jerry Coleman, scripter
Art
John Sikela, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, original Story Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Story Editor
Management
Jack Schiff, original Managing Editor

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First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #237 (June 1957)
The Robot War of Smallville
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #105 ([November 1957])
The Robot War of Smallville
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #26 ([July 1963])
The Robot War of Smallville

Synopsis

Superboy returns to Smallville after a trip and finds that everyone has been turned into robots.

Show/hide 3. Untitled (Moolah The Mystic) Comic story, 2 pages

"You mean I can fly on this carpet?"

Featuring

Feature
Moolah The Mystic
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter [signed]
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original Associate Editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, original Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Associate Editor

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First print
United States
My Greatest Adventure (DC, 1955 series) #15 (May-June 1957)
Untitled
Show/hide 4. The Meteor Mystery! (Tommy Tomorrow) Comic story, 5.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tommy Tomorrow
Genre
Science fiction

Credits

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

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First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #168 (May 1952)
The Meteor Mystery
Show/hide 5. Untitled (Shorty) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Hands up, Bud!"

Featuring

Feature
Shorty
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #178 (March 1953)
Shorty
Also printed
Australia
All Favourites Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #67 ([July 1968?])
Shorty
 
Australia
Green Lantern Album (KG Murray, 1976 series) #2 ([October 1976?])
Untitled
Show/hide 6. The Sixth Clark Kent (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
Characters
Superboy; Martha Kent; Lana Lang

Credits

Writing
Al Schwartz, scripter [as Alvin Schwartz]
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
John Giunta , inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #54 (January 1957)
The Sixth Clark Kent
Also printed
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #26 ([July 1963])
The Sixth Clark Kent
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #78 ([February 1966?])
The Sixth Clark Kent

Synopsis

Lawyers are searching for the heir to Phineas Baker's fortune, someone named "Clark Kent".

Notes

Writer id by Martin O'Hearn. Inker id by Bob Hughes 3/09.

Show/hide 7. Untitled (Peg) Comic story, 1 page

"Dad, how would you like to take a walk?"

Featuring

Feature
Peg
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #168 (February 1951)
Untitled

Notes

Boltinoff's signature has been removed from this reprint.

Show/hide 8. Wrigley's [Safety Sam Says Play Time Is So Short Play Safe!] Advertisement, 1 page

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Entry created

  • 22/09/2004

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  • 11/02/2019

Last updated

  • 11/02/2019