Superboy #44

DC Comics

United States

Published
October 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/12365

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor)
Mort Weisinger (actual editor)

Issue contents Hide all

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

"Gosh! This isn't the fake weight prepared for Clark's act, but the real thing!"

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; Lana Lang

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye

Notes

Inks credit from Bob Hughes.

Show/hide 1. No title recorded (Jowett Institute of Physical Training) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Jowett Institute of Physical Training

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. The Amazing Adventures of Superboy's Costume (Superboy) Comic story, 7.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Otto Binder ?
Art
John Sikela

Synopsis

After Superboy uses his costume to stop a nuclear explosion, it is blown away. Forced to change to Clark, he is quarantined for radiation exposure and must use his powers to make his costume perform super deeds via remote control.

Notes

Script credit from Bob Hughes.

Show/hide 3. No title recorded (Daisy Manufacturing Company) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Daisy Manufacturing Company

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 4. Colorado (State Facts) Cartoon, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
State Facts
Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Script
Martin Naydel
Art
Martin Naydel
Letters
Martin Naydel
Show/hide 5. "Wings" Winchester Stops a Robbery (Winchester Super Speed Roller Skates) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Winchester Super Speed Roller Skates
Genre
Adventure
Show/hide 6. Buzzy Asks: "What Are You Getting Out of School?" (Buzzy) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Buzzy
Genre
Advocacy; teen

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Win Mortimer
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 7. The Jobs Superboy Lost (Superboy) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Martha Kent; Superboy

Credits

Art
John Sikela

Synopsis

Clark tries to get a job to earn some money for his parents' silver anniversary, but Superboy keeps interfering.

Show/hide 8. Davy Crockett and Daniel Boone (Frontier Fighters; The Legends of Daniel Boone; Tomahawk) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Frontier Fighters; The Legends of Daniel Boone; Tomahawk
Show/hide 9. No title recorded (Peg) Comic story, 1 page

"I'd like to have this check cashed!"

Featuring

Feature
Peg
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 10. Rides of Peril Text article, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Author
Jack Miller
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 11. Clark Kent, Strongman (Superboy) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lana Lang

Credits

Art
John Sikela

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Hundred Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #9 ([June 1957?])
Clark Kent, Strongman
Show/hide 12. No title recorded (Varsity Vic) Comic story, 1 page

"H'lo, mister. Catch any fish?"

Featuring

Feature
Varsity Vic
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 13. No title recorded (Artistic Card Co., Inc.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Artistic Card Co., Inc.

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 14. No title recorded (Littleton Stamp Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Littleton Stamp Co.

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 15. No title recorded (Schwinn American) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Schwinn American

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 34856

Entry created

  • 03/11/2007

Index completed

  • 09/04/2019

Last updated

  • 09/04/2019