Adventure Comics #292

DC Comics

United States

Published
January 1962
Page count
36
Cover price
0.12 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/16734

Credits

Editing
Mort Weisinger

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Laughing Stock of Smallville (Superboy) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Luthor; Lana Lang; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff?
Editing
Mort Weisinger

Notes

Note 1: inker id by Bob Hughes 8/05 Note 2: arrival date: 30 November 1962 (added by Bob Bailey, 12 August 2005)

Show/hide 1. The Laughing Stock of Smallville (Superboy) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Luthor (origin); Krypto; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent; Lana Lang

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Art
Al Plastino

Reprint history

From GCD
in Best of DC, The (DC, 1979 series) #15

Synopsis

Luthor pulls a series of stunts designed to make Superboy look ridiculous. Origin explains how Luthor lost his hair and began to hate Superboy.

Notes

Writer id by Martin O'Hearn. Rehash of story in Superman 101.

Show/hide 2. The Secret of the Happy Pig (Peter Porkchops) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Peter Porkchops
Genre
Psa; funny animal

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Rube Grossman
Show/hide 3. Lion Tracks (Professor Eureka) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Professor Eureka
Genre
Gag

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Synopsis

Goes south when learns lion is going north.

Show/hide 4. Bizarro Creates a Monster (Tales of the Bizarro World) Comic story, 11 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Bizarro World
Genre
Superhero; humor
Characters
Bizarro Jr; Bizarro Lois; Bizarro Lana (intro); Bizarro Lucy (intro); Sapollo (intro); Bizarro-Kltpzyxm; Frankenstein movie monster

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
John Forte

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #202 (December 1967-January 1968)
Bizarro Creates a Monster!
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #33 ([May 1962?])
Bizarro Creates a Monster
 
Australia
Giant Superman Album (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #15 ([May 1970?])
Bizarro Creates a Monster
 
Australia
Giant Superman Album (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #15 ([May 1970?])
 
United States
Superman: Tales of the Bizarro World (DC, 2000 series) ([September] 2000)
Bizarro Creates a Monster!
From GCD
in Superman (DC, 1939 series) #202 (December 1967-January 1968)
in Superman: Tales of the Bizarro World (DC, 2000 series) #nn

Synopsis

Handsome Bizarro movie hero viewed as monster

Notes

Inker id by Bob Hughes 8/05. Formerly George Klein.

Show/hide 5. Ear Plugs (Ollie) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Ollie
Genre
Gag

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Synopsis

Ear plugs make Ollie oblivious to danger


Notes

Note 1: inker id by Bob Hughes 8/05

Note 2: arrival date: 30 November 1962 (added by Bob Bailey, 12 August 2005)

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 33765

Entry created

  • 12/09/2007

Cover added

  • 15/05/2010

Index completed

  • 15/05/2010

Last updated

  • 15/05/2010