Superboy #68

United States

DC Comics

United States

Published
October 1958
Page count
36
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/14671

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, editor [attributed] (actual)

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Show/hide Cover Untitled [Bizarro -- The Super-Creature of Steel!] (Superboy) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; Bizarro

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
United Kingdom
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #121 ([March 1959])
Bizarro - the Super Creature of Steel!
Show/hide 1. No title recorded (Honor House Products Corp.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Honor House Products Corp.

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, typeset

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. The Boy of Steel versus the Thing of Steel, Chapter I: The Amazing Bizarro (Superboy) Comic story, 7.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; Bizarro (introduction); Prof Dalton (introduction); Melissa

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
George Papp, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Giant Superboy Album (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #10 ([December 1973?])
The Boy of Steel versus the Thing of Steel, Chapter I: The Amazing Bizarro

Synopsis

A scientist's experiment backfires and creates an imperfect duplicate of Superboy.

Show/hide 3. No title recorded (Tootsie Roll) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tootsie Roll

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 4. Do You Know the Legend of Superman? (Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 5. Lost -- A Free Education! (Binky) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Binky
Genre
Advocacy; teen

Credits

Writing
Jack Schiff, scripter
Art
Bob Oksner, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Show/hide 6. Untitled (Little Pete) Comic story, 1 page

"No, you can't have an ice cream cone!"

Featuring

Feature
Little Pete
Genre
Humor

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer
Show/hide 7. [The Boy of Steel versus the Thing of Steel] Chapter II: The Runaway Super-Creature (Superboy) Comic story, 7.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; Bizarro; Professor Dalton; Melissa

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
George Papp, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Giant Superboy Album (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #10 ([December 1973?])
[The Boy of Steel versus the Thing of Steel] Chapter II: The Runaway Super-Creature

Synopsis

Bizarro's dimwitted attempts to help only create great danger for all those around him.

Show/hide 8. No title recorded (Tootsie Roll Pop) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tootsie Roll Pop

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 9. Untitled (Shorty) Comic story, 0.67 pages

"Umm - I always did want to earn a school letter!"

Featuring

Feature
Shorty
Genre
Humor

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Gaspar Saladino, letterer [as Henry Boltinoff]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #160 (January 1951)
Untitled
Show/hide 10. No title recorded (Palisades Amusement Park) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Palisades Amusement Park

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 11. Untitled (Casey the Cop) Comic story, 1 page
Show/hide 12. Untitled (Smallville Mailsack) Letters page, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Smallville Mailsack

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
John Sikela , line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset

Notes

First letters page in Superboy.

Show/hide 13. [The Boy of Steel versus the Thing of Steel] Chapter III: The Battle with Bizarro (Superboy) Comic story, 7.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; Bizarro; Melissa

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
George Papp, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Giant Superboy Album (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #10 ([December 1973?])
[The Boy of Steel versus the Thing of Steel] Chapter III: The Battle with Bizarro

Synopsis

The army unleashes an anachronistic A-bomb against Bizarro.

Show/hide 14. No title recorded (Tootsie Roll) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tootsie Roll

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 15. Razor Blade Radio (Superboy's Workshop) Activity, 1 page
Show/hide 16. No title recorded (Stephens Credit Sales) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Stephens Credit Sales

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 17. No title recorded (Joe Weider) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Joe Weider

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, typeset

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 18. No title recorded (Giant Dinosaurs) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Giant Dinosaurs

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Bizarro appears in the October 1958 daily Superman comic strip by Alvin Schwartz and Curt Swan. Since the October issue of Superboy went on sale in August, it appeared first. However, which one was written first is unclear.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 34778

Entry created

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