Adventure Comics #299

DC Comics

United States

Published
August 1962
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/17105

Credits

Editing
Mort Weisinger

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Unwanted Superbaby! (Superboy) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Ma Kent; Pa Kent; Superbaby

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colours
?
Letters
?
Show/hide 1. No title recorded (American Body Building Club) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
American Body Building Club

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. The Unwanted Superbaby! (Superboy) Comic story, 14 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Jor-El; Lara; Ma Kent; Pa Kent; King Rolf of Simbovia

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
George Papp
Colours
?
Letters
?

Synopsis

After his powers are revealed the military takes custody of baby Kal-El.

Notes

Imaginary Tale; intro gold K

Show/hide 3. No title recorded (Giant Batman Annual; Giant Lois Lane Annual) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Giant Batman Annual; Giant Lois Lane Annual

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Colours
?
Letters
?
Show/hide 4. No title recorded (Ollie) Comic story, 1 page

"All you have to do is make pancakes, Ollie!"

Featuring

Feature
Ollie
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Art
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colours
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff (signed)

Synopsis

Hiccups make pancakes fly all over the place.

Show/hide 5. No title recorded (Smallville Mailsack) Letters page, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Smallville Mailsack

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Colours
?
Letters
typeset

Notes

Letters from Richard C. West, Lyle Gorham, Bob Skilnik, Kathy Hallashan and "Bits of Bizarro Business" from several readers.

Show/hide 6. Not Wanted: High School Dropouts! Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Advocacy

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Sheldon Moldoff
Colours
?
Letters
?
Show/hide 7. Car 45, Get Lost! (Tales of the Bizarro World) Comic story, 9.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Bizarro World
Genre
Humor; superhero
Characters
Superman; Bizarro; Bizarro Jr.

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
John Forte
Colours
?
Letters
?

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #47 ([July 1963])
Car 45, Get Lost
 
United States
The Superman Family (DC, 1974 series) #166 (August-September 1974)
Car 45, Get Lost!
 
United States
The Superman Family (DC, 1974 series) #166 (August-September 1974)
 
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #65 ([April 1975?])
Car 45, Get Lost!
 
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #65 ([April 1975?])
 
United States
Superman: Tales of the Bizarro World (DC, 2000 series) ([September] 2000)
Car 45, Get Lost!

Synopsis

Bizarro and Bizarro Jr come to Earth and join the Metropolis Police Force.

Notes

Inker credit by Bob Hughes; we formerly credited George Klein.

Show/hide 8. Coming... Super-Attractions! (Superman; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane; Action Comics) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane; Action Comics

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Colours
?
Letters
?
Show/hide 9. No title recorded (Giant Superman Annual) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Giant Superman Annual

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Colours
?
Letters
?
Show/hide 10. No title recorded (Palisades Amusement Park) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Palisades Amusement Park

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Colours
?
Letters
?
Show/hide 11. No title recorded (Tricksy) Comic story, 1 page

"He's been up on top of that flagpole for thirty six hours!"

Featuring

Feature
Tricksy
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Colours
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Synopsis

Tricksy comes down for umbrella and goes back up.

Show/hide 12. No title recorded (Task Force) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Task Force

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Colours
?
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 13. No title recorded (Chet Atkins Method) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Chet Atkins Method

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Colours
?
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 14. No title recorded (Frontier Cabin) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Frontier Cabin

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Colours
?
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 15. No title recorded (Junior Sales Club of America) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Junior Sales Club of America

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 16. No title recorded (100 Toy Soldiers) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
100 Toy Soldiers

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Colours
?
Letters
typeset

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from ad in Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane #35 and copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 33454

Entry created

  • 01/09/2007

Cover added

  • 04/01/2020

Index completed

  • 04/01/2020

Last updated

  • 04/01/2020