Adventure Comics #306

DC Comics

United States

Published
March 1963
Page count
36
Cover price
0.12 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/17531

Credits

Editing
Mort Weisinger

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Runaway Town! (Superboy) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; the Kents

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 1. Safety First -- All Year! Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Advocacy

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Sheldon Moldoff
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. The 5th Dimensional High-School! (Superboy) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Lana Lang; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Chief Parker; Pete Ross; Miss Schmidt; Mxyzptlk; Ququrlz

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
George Papp
Letters
Joe Letterese

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #46 ([June 1963?])
The 5th Dimensional High School

Synopsis

Mxyzptlk plays pranks on Smallville in order to do well in his 5th dimensional practical joking class

Show/hide 3. No title recorded (Zenith Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Zenith Co.

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 4. No title recorded (Smallville Mailsack) Letters page, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Smallville Mailsack

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Letters from Mike Nolan, Peter Mirkel, A. C. Haeger, Edward Morse, Elsa O'Donnell, Oscar Disney, Mille Carbone, Adam Osserman.

Show/hide 5. No title recorded (Casey the Cop) Comic story, 0.67 pages

"It's the first day I'm wearing my new uniform."

Featuring

Feature
Casey the Cop
Genre
Humor
Characters
Casey the Cop

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Synopsis

When it begins to rain Casey pauses from chasing a crook to buy an umbrella.

Show/hide 6. Coming... Super-Attractions! (Superboy; Action Comics; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy; Action Comics; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane
Show/hide 7. No title recorded (Missile Attack) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Missile Attack

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 8. The Legion of Substitute Heroes! (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 14 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Sun Boy [Dirk Morgna]; Saturn Girl [Imra Ardeen]; Chameleon Boy [Reep Daggle]; Bouncing Boy [Charles Foster Taine]; Colossal Boy [Gim Allon]; Brainiac 5 [Querl Dox]]; Legion of Substitute Heroes [Polar Lad [Brek Bannin]; Night Girl [Lydda Jath]; Stone Boy [Dag Wentim]; Fire Lad [Staq Mavlen]; Chlorophyll Kid [Ral Benem]]

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Art
John Forte
Letters
Joe Letterese

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #46 ([June 1963?])
The Legion of Substitute Heroes!

Synopsis

A group of rejected applicants band together as the Legion of Substitute Heroes and thwart the Plant Men's scheme to take over the Earth.

Notes

Intro & origin Legion of Substitute Heroes (Polar Boy, Night Girl, Stone Boy, Fire-Lad, Chlorophyll Kid); Polar Boy based on reader suggestion in #304's Smallville Mailbag

Show/hide 9. No title recorded (104 Kings' Knights) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
104 Kings' Knights

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 10. No title recorded (147 Famous Automobiles) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
147 Famous Automobiles

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 11. No title recorded (100 Toy Soldiers) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
100 Toy Soldiers

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 12. No title recorded (Junior Sales Club of America) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Junior Sales Club of America

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 13. No title recorded (American Seed Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
American Seed Co.

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 22747

Entry created

  • 21/08/2019

Cover added

  • 21/08/2019

Index completed

  • 21/08/2019