Superboy #21

DC Comics

United States

Published
August-September 1952
Page count
44
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/9825

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Jack Schiff (actual)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Lana Lang, Magician! (Superboy) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; Lana Lang (blond hair)

Credits

Pencils
John Sikela
Inks
John Sikela

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #46 ([November 1952?])
Lana Lang, Magician!

Notes

Pencils credit supplied by Bob Hughes.

Show/hide 1. Superman Says: "It's Smart to Check-- And Doublecheck!" (Superman) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Advocacy; superhero

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Win Mortimer
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Notes

inside front cover

Show/hide 2. The Giant that Stalked Smallville (Superboy) Comic story, 10 pages
Show/hide 3. Top Speed Stops Spy (Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes
Genre
Adventure
Show/hide 4. Message to Parents Public service announcement, 0.5 pages

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 5. Editorial Advisory Board Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.5 pages

Notes

Includes a plug for A Date with Judy on ABC.

Show/hide 6. Lana Lang, Magician! (Superboy) Comic story, 9.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lana Lang (red hair); Superboy

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton ?
Pencils
John Sikela
Inks
John Sikela

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #46 ([November 1952?])
Lana Lang, Magician!
 
United Kingdom
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #46 ([December 1952])
Lana Lang, Magician

Synopsis

Clark has to make Lana think her magic wand is real in order to protect his secret identity.

Notes

Writer credit by Bob Hughes.

Show/hide 7. Untitled (Wildroot Cream-Oil) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wildroot Cream-Oil
Show/hide 8. Untitled (Shorty) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"All Watches and Clocks Repaired"

Featuring

Feature
Shorty
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 9. Untitled (Necco) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Necco
Show/hide 10. Underwater Telescope! (Superboy's Workshop) Activity, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superboy's Workshop
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Al McLean
Show/hide 11. Untitled (Jerry the Jitterbug) Comic story, 2 pages

"Oh Hinky-- I'm in a fix..."

Featuring

Feature
Jerry the Jitterbug
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 12. The Most Famous Race on the Seas Text article, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Author
Eugene Kane
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 13. One Dozen Superboys! (Superboy) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy

Credits

Pencils
John Sikela
Inks
John Sikela

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #44 ([September 1952?])
One Dozen Superboys!
 
United Kingdom
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #44 ([October 1952?])
One Dozen Superboys
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #52 ([February 1970?])
One Dozen Superboys

Synopsis

Because of Superboy's speed, people begin to be convinced there are two of him.

Show/hide 14. Untitled (Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

"Today we're going to have a contest!"

Featuring

Feature
Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum
Genre
Children

Credits

Art
Ray Thompson [as Ray T.]
Show/hide 15. Untitled (Peg) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"It's a nice night - Let's walk!"

Featuring

Feature
Peg
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 16. Untitled (Private Pete) Comic story, 1 page

"A whole box of cigars on Danny's bed!"

Featuring

Feature
Private Pete
Genre
Humor; military

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 17. Explosive Action! (Our Army at War; All-American Men of War; Star Spangled War Stories) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Our Army at War; All-American Men of War; Star Spangled War Stories

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 18. The Secret of Treasure Cave (Wilson Chem. Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Wilson Chem. Co.

Credits

Art
Ray Thompson

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 32759

Entry created

  • 22/07/2007

Cover added

  • 27/08/2019

Index completed

  • 27/08/2019

Last updated

  • 27/08/2019