Adventure Comics #221

United States

DC Comics

United States

Published
February 1956
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/12659

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth
Jack Schiff (managing editor)
Mort Weisinger (story editor)
George Kashdan (story editor)

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Show/hide Cover The Babe of Steel! (Superboy) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Ma Kent; Pa Kent; Superbaby [Clark Kent]

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye ?
Colours
?
Letters
?

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Also printed
Australia
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #89 ([July 1956?])
No title recorded

Notes

inker credit by Bob Hughes

Show/hide 1. Draw Me... (Art Instruction, Inc.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Art Instruction, Inc.

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. The Babe of Steel (Superboy) Comic story, 12 pages
Show/hide 3. No title recorded (100 Toy Soldiers) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
100 Toy Soldiers

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Colours
?
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 4. Buzzy Asks: "Do You Know How to Be a Good Baby-Sitter?" (Buzzy) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Buzzy
Genre
Advocacy; teen

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Win Mortimer
Colours
?
Letters
?

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Also printed
Australia
The Shadow (Yaffa/Page, 1967 series) #161 ([1970?])
Buzzy Asks "Do You Know How to Be a Good Baby-Sitter?"
Show/hide 5. The Boy Who Refused to Swim (Aquaman) Comic story, 5.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
?
Art
Ramona Fradon
Colours
?
Letters
?

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Australia
Color Giant (Colour Comics, 1957 series) #2 ([1957?])
The Boy Who Refused to Swim
Show/hide 6. No title recorded (Daisy Manufacturing Company) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Daisy Manufacturing Company

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Colours
?
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 7. No title recorded (Shorty) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"I don't know what's the matter with me..."

Featuring

Feature
Shorty
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Art
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colours
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

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Australia
Century the 100 Page Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #5 ([November 1956])
Untitled
Show/hide 8. No title recorded (Winchester Roller Skates) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Winchester Roller Skates

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Colours
?
Letters
?
Show/hide 9. No title recorded (Bebe) Comic story, 0.67 pages

"Mother, can I have the candy that was left in the box..."

Featuring

Feature
Bebe
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Art
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colours
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

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Also printed
Australia
The All Favourites Comic Annual (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #2 ([July 1957?])
Untitled
Show/hide 10. No title recorded Statement of ownership, 0.33 pages

Credits

Script
?
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 11. The Trap at Canyon Creek Text story, 2 pages

Credits

Author
Jack Miller [as Joe Mabely]
Art
?
Colours
?
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 12. The Satellite Arrow (The Green Arrow) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Ed Herron ?
Art
George Papp
Colours
?
Letters
?

Synopsis

Green Arrow foils an alien invasion with his Satellite Arrow Ship.

Notes

Writer credit by Bob Hughes.

Green Arrow in green hat.

Show/hide 13. No title recorded (Littleton Stamp Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Littleton Stamp Co.

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Colours
?
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 14. No title recorded (Cheerful Card Company) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Cheerful Card Company

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Colours
?
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 15. No title recorded (Dean Studios; Movyland Studios) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Dean Studios; Movyland Studios

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Letters
?

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 16. No title recorded (Wilson Chem. Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Wilson Chem. Co.

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Colours
?
Letters
typeset

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 34850

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