The Best of DC #15

DC Comics

United States

Published
August 1981
Page count
100
Cover price
0.95 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/35526

Credits

Editing
Julius Schwartz
E. Nelson Bridwell (consulting editor)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Smallville Celebrates Superboy Day! (Superboy) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Dick Giordano
Editing
Julius Schwartz
E. Nelson Bridwell (consulting editor)
Show/hide 1. The Laughing Stock of Smallville! (Superboy) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

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

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Art
Al Plastino

Reprint history

From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #292 (January 1962)

Synopsis

Luthor pulls a series of stunts designed to make Superboy look ridiculous.

Notes

Origin explains how Luthor lost his hair and began to hate Superboy.

Show/hide 2. Lana Lang's Super-Birthday (Superboy) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lana Lang; Ma Kent

Credits

Script
Alvin Schwartz
Art
Creig Flessel

Reprint history

From GCD
from Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #64 (April 1958)
Show/hide 3. The Saddest Boy in Smallville! (Superboy) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Leo Dorfman
Art
George Papp

Reprint history

From GCD
from Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #88 (April 1961)
Show/hide 4. Superboy's Secret Hideaways (The Superboy Legend) Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Superboy Legend

Credits

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Bob Brown
Inks
Wally Wood

Reprint history

From GCD
from Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #153 (January 1969)
Show/hide 5. The Boy Who Betrayed Clark Kent! (Superboy) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Robert Bernstein
Art
George Papp

Reprint history

From GCD
from Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #86 (January 1961)
Show/hide 6. Pete Ross' Super-Secret! (Superboy) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
George Papp

Reprint history

From GCD
from Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #90 (July 1961)

Notes

Pete Ross learns Clark Kent is Superboy. Script credit provided by Allen Ross (January 3, 2006) from an autographed copy of Superboy (1949 series) #90. Previously, script credited to Robert Bernstein.

Show/hide 7. The Old Maid of Smallville! (Superboy) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Miss Finch; Lana Lang; Ma Kent

Credits

Script
Robert Bernstein
Art
Al Plastino

Reprint history

From GCD
from Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #83 (September 1960)

Synopsis

Superboy helps an old maid school teacher break out of her shell.

Show/hide 8. The Day Clark Kent Got a Haircut! (Superboy) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Joe Timmons; Pa Kent; Superboy robots

Credits

Script
Robert Bernstein
Art
John Sikela

Reprint history

From GCD
from Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #76 (October 1959)

Synopsis

Smallville's barber wonders why he's never given Clark Kent a haircut.

Show/hide 9. The Dog Catcher of Smallville! (Superboy) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Krypto

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
George Papp

Reprint history

From GCD
from Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #73 (June 1959)

Synopsis

Krypto and Superboy turn the tables on a crooked dog catcher.

Show/hide 10. The Ordeal of Chief Parker! (Superboy) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Krypto

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
Al Plastino

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #116 (October 1964)
The Ordeal of Chief Parker!
Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents Wonder Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #28 (August 1967)
The Ordeal of Chief Parker!
From GCD
from Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #116 (October 1964)
Show/hide 11. The Rock 'n' Roll Riddle of Smallville! (Superboy) Comic story, 14 pages
Show/hide 12. Other Citizens of Smallville (Superboy) Text article, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Author
E. Nelson Bridwell
Letters
typeset

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 33766

Entry created

  • 12/09/2007

Cover added

  • 13/11/2010

Index completed

  • 13/11/2010