Adventure Comics #238

DC Comics

United States

Published
July 1957
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/13652

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth
Jack Schiff (managing editor)
Mort Weisinger (story editor)
George Kashdan (story editor)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Secret Past of Superboy's Father! (Superboy) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; Jor-El; Lara; Kan-Tu; Krypton

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth
Jack Schiff (managing editor)
Mort Weisinger (story editor)
George Kashdan (story editor)

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #104 ([October 1957])
The Secret Past of Superboy's Father!
 
United Kingdom
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #104 ([October 1957])
The Secret Past of Superboy's Father!
Show/hide 1. The Secret Past of Superboy's Father (Superboy) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; Jor-El; Lara; Kan-Tu [Doc Holton] (villain); Krypton; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; green kryptonite

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley

Reprint history

Also printed
United Kingdom
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #104 ([October 1957])
The Secret Past of Superboy's Father!
 
Australia
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #104 ([October 1957])
The Secret Past of Superboy's Father
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #27 ([October 1963?])
The Secret Past of Superboy's Father

Synopsis

Superboy dreams that his father stole his rocket design from another Kryptonian scientist.

Show/hide 2. Binky Shows "How to Make New Friends!" (Binky) Public service announcement, 1 page
Show/hide 3. Where were you born? (Bebe) Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Bebe
Genre
Children humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 4. The Floating Doom (Aquaman) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Aquaman; unnamed pirates (villains)

Credits

Art
Ramona Fradon

Reprint history

Printed in
Australia
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (Colour Comics, 1955 series) #32 ([December 1957])
The Floating Doom
From GCD
In Big Boy (Artima, 1956 series) #19 April 1958

Notes

In the Artima reprint, the inking credit is given to Charles Paris.

Show/hide 5. Warm welcome (Varsity Vic) Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Varsity Vic
Genre
Gag

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 6. Part-Time Explorers Text article, 2 pages

Credits

Author
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 7. The Perils of the Polka-Dot Archer (Green Arrow) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Arrow; Speedy; The Polka-Dot Archer

Credits

Art
George Papp

Reprint history

From GCD
In Big Boy (Artima, 1956 series) #17 February 1958

Synopsis

The Polka Dot Archer is a clown who mimics Green Arrow.

Show/hide 8. Nice day for hunting (Lem 'n' Lime) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Lem 'n' Lime
Genre
Gag

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Hundred Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #13 ([October 1957?])
Untitled

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 33406

Entry created

  • 31/08/2007

Cover added

  • 14/04/2010

Index completed

  • 14/04/2010

Last updated

  • 04/07/2009