Superboy #86

Published
April 1956
Page count
24
Cover price
8d [0-0-8 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

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Public Chimp No. 1 (Superboy) Cover, 1 page

"The Boy of Steel meets Bongo "Public Chimp No. 1"!"

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC Comics, 1949 series) #38 (January 1955)
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superboy (Colour Comics Pty. Ltd., 1950 series) #86 (April 1956)

Notes

All of the contents of this issue are reprinted in Colossal Comic 48, February 1969.

Show/hide 1. Public Chimp Number One (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

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein?
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited), Mort Weisinger (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC Comics, 1949 series) #38 (January 1955)
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superboy (Colour Comics Pty. Ltd., 1950 series) #86 (April 1956)
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics Pty. Ltd., 1958 series) #48 ([February 1969?])
Show/hide 2. Superboy's Two Rivals (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

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

Credits

Art
John Sikela
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited), Mort Weisinger (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC Comics, 1949 series) #42 (July 1955)
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superboy (Colour Comics Pty. Ltd., 1950 series) #86 (April 1956)
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics Pty. Ltd., 1958 series) #48 ([February 1969?])

Synopsis

Dad Kent mysteriously tries to hire the world's greatest detective and the world's strongest man.

Notes

Artwork on pages 4 and 5 of the original story have been sightly reduced and combined.

Show/hide 3. The Amazing Adventures of Superboy's Costume (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

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

Credits

Script
Otto Binder?
Art
John Sikela
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited), Mort Weisinger (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC Comics, 1949 series) #44 (October 1955)
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superboy (Colour Comics Pty. Ltd., 1950 series) #86 (April 1956)
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics Pty. Ltd., 1958 series) #48 ([February 1969?])

Synopsis

After Superboy uses his costume to stop a nuclear explosion it is blown away. Forced to change to Clark, he is quarantined for radiation exposure and must use his powers to make his costume perform super deeds via remote control.

Notes

Artwork on pages 7 and 8 of the original story have been sightly reduced and combined.


Notes

All of the contents of this issue are reprinted in Colossal Comic 48, February 1969.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 253

Entry created

  • 23/11/2003

Cover added

  • 15/03/2008

Index completed

  • 15/03/2008

Last updated

  • 10/08/2017