Superboy #1

Published
September 1982
Page count
100
Cover price
0.99 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Magazine size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Murray Comics (Black)
 
Murray Comics (Black)
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/577867

Credits

Editing
, editor

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Show/hide Cover Untitled (Superboy) Cover, 1 page

"Bonus Feature: "Captive of the Red Sun!""

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-3628

Credits

Art
Kurt Schaffenberger, penciller
 
Dave Hunt, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original Editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, original Consulting Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The New Adventures of Superboy (DC, 1980 series) #20 (August 1981)
Untitled
Show/hide 1. Murray the Cat Fan Club [black and white] (Murray the Cat) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Hey look who's here…its Murray the Cat. So Come on gang and join the Murray the Cat Fan Club and you will receive * One comic every month for 12 months from a category of your choice * The Murray the Cat Membership Badge * Two additional recent comics delivered during the twelve months at no extra cost * One 53cm X 43cm Pin up Poster of Murray the Cat. All this for $9.60 per year *(Overseas $12.60)…"

Details

Printed
1982 to 1983
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Murray the Cat Fan Club [black and white]
Show/hide 2. The Planet That Kidnapped Superboy (Superboy) Comic story, 17 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-3656

Credits

Writing
Cary Bates, scripter [credited]
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger, penciller [credited]
 
Dave Hunt, inker [credited]
Text
Ben Oda, letterer [credited]
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original Editor [credited]
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, original Consulting Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The New Adventures of Superboy (DC, 1980 series) #20 (August 1981)
The Planet That Kidnapped Superboy
Show/hide 3. Superboy Meets Superboy...Almost! (Superboy Presents Strange Encounters of the First Time!) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy Presents Strange Encounters of the First Time!
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lana

Credits

Writing
Bob Rozakis, scripter [credited]
Art
José Delbo, penciller [credited as Jose Delbo]
 
Joe Giella, inker [credited]
Text
Milt Snapinn, letterer [credited]
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original Editor [credited]

Reprint history

First print
United States
The New Adventures of Superboy (DC, 1980 series) #26 (February 1982)
Superboy Meets Superboy-Almost

Synopsis

Superboy discovers he can't meet himself time traveling

Notes

"Continued on page 89 'Superboy's Mission'" ('Superboy's Mystery Mission').

Show/hide 4. Where, Oh Where Has Superboy Gone? (Superman: The In-Between Years) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman: The In-Between Years

Credits

Writing
Bob Rozakis, scripter [credited]
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger, penciller [credited]
 
Frank Chiaramonte, inker [credited]
Text
Milt Snapinn, letterer [credited]
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original Editor [credited]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #365 (November 1981)
Where, Oh Where Has Superboy Gone?
Also printed
Australia
The New Adventures of Superboy (Federal, 1984 series) #7 ([June 1985?])
The Last Time I Saw Smallville Part 2: Where, Oh Where Has Superboy Gone Part 3: Perry White's Superboy Scoop

Notes

This story is one of three separate stories originally presented as "Superman The In-Between Years", but later merged with some new artwork and amendments in The New Adventures of Superboy (DC, 1980 series) #51 (March 1984).

Show/hide 5. Captive of the Red Sun (Superboy Presents: Strange Encounters of the First Time!) Comic story, 15 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy Presents: Strange Encounters of the First Time!
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-3653

Credits

Writing
Bob Rozakis, scripter [credited]
Art
John Calnan, penciller [credited]
 
Dave Hunt, inker [credited]
Text
Milt Snapinn, letterer [credited]
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original Editor [credited]
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, original Consulting Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The New Adventures of Superboy (DC, 1980 series) #20 (August 1981)
Captive of the Red Sun
 
United States
The New Adventures of Superboy (DC, 1980 series) #21 (September 1981)
Danger: Condition Red

Synopsis

In space, a 10 year old Superboy encounters a red sun for the first time since leaving Krypton, and is forced to land on a world populated by snail-creatures as his powers leave him.

Notes

The splash page and title of "Danger: Condition Red" has been removed to merge the orginal two stories into a single story.

Show/hide 6. Metropolis: Day 1 (Superman: The In-Between Years) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman: The In-Between Years
Characters
Dave Hammond (intro); Tommy Lee (intro); Ducky Ginsberg (intro)

Credits

Writing
Bob Rozakis, scripter [credited]
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger, penciller [credited]
 
Dan Adkins, inker [credited]
Text
John Costanza, letterer [credited]
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original Editor [credited]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #362 (August 1981)
Metropolis: Day 1
Show/hide 7. To Fight the Unbeatable Foe (Superboy) Comic story, 32 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-3560
Characters
Lana Lang; Carl Draper

Credits

Writing
Cary Bates, scripter [credited]
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger, penciller [credited]
 
Dave Hunt, inker [credited]
Text
Ben Oda, letterer [credited]
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original Editor [credited]

Reprint history

First print
United States
The New Adventures of Superboy (DC, 1980 series) #17 (May 1981)
To Fight The Unbeatable Foe
 
United States
The New Adventures of Superboy (DC, 1980 series) #18 (June 1981)
Superboy's Do-It-Yourself Doom!

Synopsis

Clark uses his mind probe machine to learn how Jor-El built robots

Notes

There are two pages omitted, including most of the final page from #7 and the splash/title page of #18 in order to merge the original two stories into a single story. This story is the origin of Superboy's robots.

Show/hide 8. Superboy's Mystery Mission! (Superboy Presents Strange Encounters of the First Time!) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy Presents Strange Encounters of the First Time!
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-3764
Characters
Ma Kent; President Kennedy

Credits

Writing
Bob Rozakis, scripter [credited]
Art
José Delbo, penciller [credited as Jose Delbo]
 
Dennis Jensen, inker [credited]
Text
Shelly Leferman, letterer [credited]
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original Editor [credited]

Reprint history

First print
United States
The New Adventures of Superboy (DC, 1980 series) #27 (March 1982)
Superboy's Mystery Mission

Synopsis

Superboy rescues the Mercury astronauts

Notes

This feature is part 2 of 'Superboy Meets Superboy… Almost!' earlier in this issue.

Show/hide 9. Do you like to draw? (Murray the Cat) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Do you like to draw? Could you draw a one page comic story making me your super "hero"? The best entry received will be published in February, 1983 and will receive a Murray the Cat Fan Club pack. The 10 next best entries will each receive 10 free comics. All ages from 5-15 welcome to draw me as your super hero. Entries close 30th November, 1982. Send your Murray the Cat Super Hero comic story to: Murray the Super hero, 154 Clarence Street, Sydney N.S.W. 2000. Enter Now"

Details

Printed
1982
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Do you like to draw?
Show/hide 10. The Hubba Bubba Gumfighter Comes to Town [Four great flavours] Advertisement, 1 page

""He's here…!" "Hi! I'm the Hubba Bubba Gumfighter! … Now in four great flavours!"

Details

Printed
1982
Genre
Western
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The Hubba Bubba Gumfighter Comes to Town [Four great flavours]

Notes

This is a Hubba Bubba advertisement in comic format. Published generally in the period August to November 1982.


Status

This issue includes help from

  • Neil A Hansen

AusReprints ID

  • 2854

Entry created

Cover added

Index completed

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