Adventure Comics #320

DC Comics

United States

Published
May 1964
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/18353

Credits

Editing
Mort Weisinger

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Revenge of the Knave from Krypton! (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Mon-El; Dev-Em; Superboy

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Editing
Mort Weisinger

Reprint history

Printed in
in Legion of Super-Heroes Archives, The (DC, 1991 series) #3
Show/hide 1. Untitled (Roman War Soldiers) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Roman War Soldiers

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. Revenge of the Knave from Krypton! Part I (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy [also as Clark Kent]; Chameleon Boy; Mon-El; Element Lad; Saturn Girl; Lightning Lad; Sun Boy; Brainiac 5]; Dev-Em; Radiation Roy; Proty II; Krypto; Molock

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Otto Binder (pages 4-9, uncredited)
Pencils
John Forte (pages 1-3, 10)
George Papp (pages 4-9)
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff (pages 1-3, 10)
George Papp (pages 4-9)
Al Plastino (Superboy and Clark Kent faces)
Letters
Milton Snapinn
Editing
Mort Weisinger

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #177 (September 1971)
The Revenge of the Knave from Krypton! [The Revenge of the Knave of Krypton!]
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #153 ([May 1972?])
The Revenge of the Knave from Krypton
 
United States
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #44 (January 1984)
The Revenge of the Knave from Krypton! Part I
 
United States
The Legion of Super-Heroes Archives (DC, 1991 series) #3 (1993)
Part I: The Revenge of the Knave from Krypton!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Legion of Super-Heroes (DC, 2007 series) #1 ([April] 2007)
The Revenge of the Knave from Krypton!
From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #320.

Synopsis

Dev-Em arrives at Legion headquarters as a member of the Inter-Stellar Counter-Intelligence Corps on a mission to nab the elusive leader of the Cosmic Spy Legion, Morlock the Merciless, but loses the assignment to Superboy.

Notes

Information about reprinted pages and their credits from Bob Bailey.

Show/hide 3. Untitled Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Be first in your neighborhood to read each issue..."

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 4. Names Do Hurt! Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Advocacy

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Morris Waldinger ?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Synopsis

You shouldn't make fun of people.

Show/hide 5. Untitled (Palisades Amusement Park) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Palisades Amusement Park
Show/hide 6. Untitled (100 Magnets) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
100 Magnets
Show/hide 7. Part II: The Treachery of Molock the Merciless! (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Brainiac 5; Sun Boy; Chameleon Boy; Element Lad; Lightning Lad; Mon-El]; Dev-Em; Molock; Proty II

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
John Forte
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Al Plastino (Superboy/Clark Kent faces only)
Letters
Milton Snapinn
Editing
Mort Weisinger

Synopsis

Superboy successfully completes Dev-Em's mission, with Proty II's help.

Show/hide 8. Untitled (Tricksy World's Greatest Stunt Man) Comic story, 0.67 pages

"They do it on TV..."

Featuring

Feature
Tricksy World's Greatest Stunt Man
Genre
Humor
Characters
Tricksy

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Synopsis

Tricksy comes up with a stunt to get more applause.

Show/hide 9. Coming... Super-Attractions! (Superman; Action Comics; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman; Action Comics; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane
Show/hide 10. Untitled (The Legion Outpost) Letters page, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
The Legion Outpost

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Letter column becomes The Legion Outpost with this issue. Letters from Michelle Pruyn, Mae Dennis, Jeannine Dickey, Donald Limoncelli, Larry Lang, Leonard Hassan, William Lee, Michael (Super-Wolf) Drake.

Show/hide 11. Ride a Sea-Going Thunderbolt... (Capt. Storm) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Capt. Storm
Show/hide 12. Superboy's Switch in Time (Superboy) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent; Professor Weldon; Lana Lang; Superboy

Credits

Script
Jerry Coleman ?
Otto Binder ?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
John Giunta ?
John Fischetti ?

Reprint history

Also printed
United Kingdom
Super Adventure Comic (KGM, 1952 series) #83 (August 1957)

Synopsis

Prof. Weldon's machine sends Superboy into the future, in exchange for Superman, who must undo the swap.

Notes

Bob Bailey credited the script to Otto Binder; Bob Hughes suggested Jerry Coleman. Bob Bailey credited the inks to John Fischetti; Bob Hughes suggested John Giunta.

Show/hide 13. Untitled (100 Toy Soldiers) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
100 Toy Soldiers

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 14. Untitled (American Bodybuilding Club) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
American Bodybuilding Club

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 15. Untitled (American Seed Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
American Seed Co.

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from ad in Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane #49 and copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 33768

Entry created

  • 12/09/2007

Cover added

  • 14/04/2010

Index completed

  • 22/08/2019

Last updated

  • 22/08/2019