Superboy #8

DC Comics

United States

Published
May-June 1950
Page count
52
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/8237

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Jack Schiff (uncredited)
Mort Weisinger (uncredited)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover No title recorded (Superboy) Cover, 1 page

"Yum yum -- I see you've got blueberry pie for dessert, Mother!"

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; Ma Kent

Credits

Script
?
Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino ?
Colours
?
Letters
?
Show/hide 1. No title recorded (Kodak) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Kodak

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Letters
?

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. When Superboy Was a Superbaby (Superboy) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superbaby [Clark Kent] (introduction); Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
John Fischetti
Colours
?
Letters
?

Notes

inker credit by Bob Hughes

Show/hide 3. Pee Wee Reese (Wheaties) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Wheaties

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Colours
?
Letters
?
Show/hide 4. No title recorded (Little Pete) Comic story, 0.67 pages

"Now, Pete, practise your piano lesson!"

Featuring

Feature
Little Pete
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colours
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 5. No title recorded (Nestlé's Crunch) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Nestlé's Crunch

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Colours
?
Letters
?
Show/hide 6. The Flags of Crime! (Superboy) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Humpty Dumpty; Superboy

Credits

Script
Bill Finger?
Art
John Sikela
Colours
?
Letters
?

Notes

writer id by Bob Hughes.

Show/hide 7. Lassoing the Lion ("U. S." Royal; U. S. Royal Bike Tires) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
"U. S." Royal; U. S. Royal Bike Tires
Genre
Adventure

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Colours
?
Letters
?

Notes

On the page immediately following page 6 of the previous story sequence.

Show/hide 8. Home, Sweet Home! (Leave It to Binky) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Leave It to Binky
Genre
Advocacy; teen

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer
Inks
Sheldon Mayer ?
Colours
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Notes

Art credits from Bob Hughes, Gene Reed, Merlin Haas, Edgar Loftin, and Allen Ross. Loftin and Ross question Mayer inks credit. Bob Bailey argues Bob Oksner base with Mayer heads. On the page immediately preceding page 7 of the previous story sequence.

Show/hide 9. No title recorded (The Adventures of Bob Hope) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
The Adventures of Bob Hope

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Colours
?
Letters
?
Show/hide 10. Shutter Bugs Cartoon, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction; biography
Characters
Alan Howe; Tommy Hanlon; George "Skeets" Harrison; Bailey Donally

Credits

Script
Stookie Allen
Art
Stookie Allen
Colours
?
Letters
?
Show/hide 11. Ready to Go Text article, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Author
?
Art
Raymond Perry
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 12. No title recorded (Daffy & Doodle) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Did I ever tell you about the time I caught a three foot bass, Daffy?"

Featuring

Feature
Daffy & Doodle
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Lit-Win
Art
Lit-Win (signed)
Colours
?
Letters
?
Show/hide 13. No title recorded (Bazooka) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Bazooka

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Colours
?
Letters
?
Show/hide 14. No title recorded (Shorty) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Okay, Dad, I'll shovel a path to the street!"

Featuring

Feature
Shorty
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colours
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 15. Editorial Advisory Board Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.5 pages

Credits

Script
?
Colours
?
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 16. The Boy Without a World! (Superboy) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Ed Hamilton ?
Art
John Sikela
Colours
?
Letters
?

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1949 series) #20 ([September 1950?])
The Boy Without a World
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #51 ([November 1969])
The Boy Without a World!
Show/hide 17. No title recorded (Columbia) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Columbia

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Colours
?
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 18. Whistling Lariat (Superboy's Workshop) Activity, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superboy's Workshop
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Al McLean
Art
Al McLean
Colours
?
Letters
?
Show/hide 19. Bing's Coming Your Way! (Feature Films Magazine) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Feature Films Magazine

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Letters
?

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 20. No title recorded (Thom McAn) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Thom McAn

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Colours
?
Letters
?

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 34456

Entry created

  • 29/09/2007

Index completed

  • 02/10/2019

Last updated

  • 02/10/2019