Superboy #42

United States

DC Comics

United States

Published
July 1955
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/12182

Credits

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

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Gaucho of Smallville! (Superboy) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy

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) #109 ([March 1958])
The Gaucho of Smallville!
Show/hide 1. Untitled (Garcelon Stamp Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Garcelon Stamp Co.

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, typeset

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. Superboy's Two Rivals (Superboy) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Josh Rawlings; Peter Valadny; Midge Willis; Doc

Credits

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

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #86 ([April 1956])
Superboy's Two Rivals
 
United Kingdom
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #86 (April 1956)
Superboy's Two Rivals
 
Australia
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #86 ([April 1956])
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #48 ([February 1969?])
Superboy's Two Rivals
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #48 ([February 1969?])
Printed in
Supercomic (Editorial Novaro, 1967 series) #7 (1 de febrero de 1968)

Synopsis

Pa Kent mysteriously tries to hire the world's greatest detective and the world's strongest man.

Show/hide 3. Untitled (The Adventures of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis; Leave It to Binky) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"To the boys and girls of America..."

Featuring

Feature
The Adventures of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis; Leave It to Binky
Characters
Dean Martin; Jerry Lewis; Binky Biggs

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Bob Oksner, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Notes

House ad for The Adventures of Dean Martin & Jerry Lewis (DC, 1952 Series) #22 (July 1955) and Leave it to Binky (DC 1948 Series) #48 (July 1955), with covers shown.

Show/hide 4. Binky Says "Family Projects Can Be Fun!" (Binky [DC]) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Binky [DC]
Genre
Advocacy; teen

Credits

Writing
Jack Schiff, scripter
Art
Win Mortimer, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Show/hide 5. Superboy, Stowaway! (Superboy) Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 6. Untitled (Shorty) Comic story, 2 pages

"This is a tough mountain to climb!"

Featuring

Feature
Shorty
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter [signed]
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer [signed]
Show/hide 7. The Fastest Thing on Earth Text article, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Writing
Jack Miller, author
Art
Raymond Perry, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 8. Untitled (Peg) Comic story, 1 page

"This is a neat dance, Rod!"

Featuring

Feature
Peg
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter [signed]
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer [signed]

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Wonder Woman (DC, 1942 series) #111 (January 1960)
"This is a neat dance, Rod!"
 
Australia
Twin Hearts (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #87 ([June 1965?])
Untitled
Printed in
Heart to Heart Romance Library (K. G. Murray, 1958 series) #76 ([1965 ?])
Show/hide 9. The Gaucho of Smallville! (Superboy) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero

Credits

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

Reprint history

Also printed
United Kingdom
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #109 ([March 1958])
The Gaucho of Smallville!
 
Australia
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #109 ([March 1958])
The Gaucho of Smallville
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #29 ([May 1964?])
The Gaucho of Smallville
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #29 ([May 1964?])
Original
Superboy 42, July 1955

Synopsis

Superboy helps vindicate an Argentinian cowboy who moves to Smallville.

Show/hide 10. A Weather Guide (Superboy's Workshop) Activity, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superboy's Workshop
Genre
Superhero

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #3 (July-August 1949)
Weather Guide
Show/hide 11. Untitled (Jowett Institute of Physical Training) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Jowett Institute of Physical Training

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, typeset

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 12. Untitled (Daisy Manufacturing Company) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daisy Manufacturing Company

Credits

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

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 34854

Entry created

  • 03/11/2007

Index completed

  • 30/07/2022

Last updated

  • 30/07/2022