Adventure Comics #291

DC Comics

United States

Published
December 1961
Page count
36
Cover price
0.12 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/16645

Credits

Editing
Mort Weisinger

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Superboy's Romance with Cleopatra (Superboy) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Cleopatra; Prof Lang

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Editing
Mort Weisinger

Notes

Larry Zucker and Bill Keane, Jr., provide Bits of Bizarro Business!(?)

Show/hide 1. Superboy's Romance with Cleopatra (Superboy) Comic story, 14 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Prof Potter (1st Superboy appearance, revealed to be Lana's uncle),Cleopatra, Lana Lang, Ma and Pa Kent, Clark Kent robot, Ramses (intro)

Credits

Script
Robert Bernstein?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #183 (December 1952)
Superboy and Cleopatra
 
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #291 (December 1961)
Superboy's Romance with Cleopatra
 
Australia
Century Comic (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #80 ([February 1963?])
Superboy’s Romance With Cleopatra
Also printed
Australia
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #61 ([February 1954?])
Superboy and Cleopatra

Synopsis

When Superboy reveals he's in love with Cleopatra to ward of the teen age girls of Smallville, Prof Potter helpfully invents a time machine to bring her to the present.

Notes

Writer id by Bob Hughes 8/05

Show/hide 2. Watch Repairman (Shorty) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Shorty
Genre
Gag

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents Wonder Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #28 (August 1967)
Shorty

Synopsis

Can he fix an hourglass?

Show/hide 3. Dashing Knight (Peg) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Peg
Genre
Gag

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Synopsis

Knight on a rocking horse

Show/hide 4. The Bizarro Perfect Crimes (Tales of the Bizarro World) Comic story, 11 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Bizarro World
Genre
Superhero; humor
Characters
Superman, Bizarro Lois #1

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
John Forte

Reprint history

From GCD
in Superman (DC, 1939 series) #202 (December 1967-January 1968)
in Superman: Tales of the Bizarro World (DC, 2000 series) #nn

Synopsis

Superman helps find Bizarro-Lois No. 1

Notes

inker id by Bob Hughes, Previously given as George Klein.

Show/hide 5. Yo-Yo (Little Pete) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Little Pete
Genre
Gag

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Synopsis

Huge yo-yo is reel of telephone cable


Notes

Larry Zucker and Bill Keane, Jr., provide Bits of Bizarro Business!(?)

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 33748

Entry created

  • 09/09/2007

Cover added

  • 15/05/2010

Index completed

  • 15/05/2010

Last updated

  • 15/05/2010