Superboy #126

Published
August 1959
Page count
28
Cover price
1/- [0-1-0 AUP]
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 The Blind Boy of Steel! (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Cover, 1 page

""Faithful Krypto, now that I'm doomed to a life of blindness, from this day on you must be my flying seeing-eye dog!" Superby and Super-dog team up in "The Blind Boy of Steel!""

Featuring

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

Credits

Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #259 (April 1959)
The Blind Boy of Steel!
Printed in
United Kingdom
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #126 ([August 1959?])
The Blind Boy of Steel!
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Show/hide 1. The Blind Boy of Steel (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

Credits

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

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #259 (April 1959)
The Blind Boy of Steel
 
United States
Superboy Annual (DC, 1964 series) #1 (Summer 1964)
The Blind Boy of Steel
Also printed
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #35 ([November 1965?])
The Blind Boy of Steel
 
Australia
Giant Superboy Album (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #1 ([June 1965?])
The Blind Boy of Steel
Printed in
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #35 ([November 1965?])
The Blind Boy of Steel
Original
Adventure Comics 259, April 1959
This version
Giant Superboy Annual 1, Summer 1964
From GCD
from Adventure Comics (1938 series) #259 (April 1959)

Synopsis

A freak bolt of lightning strikes a meteor containing kryptonite, catching Superboy in the blast and giving him diamond vision which he can't turn off, so he must keep his eyes shut at all times.

Notes

Includes 6-panel recap of Krypto's origin.

Show/hide 2. The Day Superboy Was a Coward (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

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

Credits

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

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #72 (April 1959)
The Day Superboy Was a Coward
Also printed
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #325 (October 1964)
The Day Superboy Was a Coward!
Printed in
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #35 ([November 1965?])
The Day Superboy was a Coward
Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents Tip Top Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #10 ([February 1966])
The Day Superboy was a Coward

Synopsis

Superboy loses all confidence after he apparently kills an escaping criminal.


Notes

This issue index is probably missing some filler items.

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Book Palace

AusReprints ID

  • 1776

Entry created

  • 22/09/2004

Index completed

  • 23/10/2004

Last updated

  • 31/01/2011