Adventure Comics #264

DC Comics

United States

Published
September 1959
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/15220

Credits

Editing
Mort Weisinger

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Helpless Hero! (Superboy) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; Space Boy

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Show/hide 1. The Helpless Hero (Superboy) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; Space Boy (Zall-Dix); Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent; Krypto; Superboy robots

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
George Papp

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #7 ([January 1960?])
The Helpless Hero
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #40 ([December 1962?])
The Helpless Hero
 
United States
80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #10 (May 1965)
The Helpless Hero!
 
Australia
Giant Superboy Album (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #2 ([June 1966?])
The Helpless Hero!
 
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #31 ([September 1967?])
The Four Helpless Heroes
This version
Action Comics 341, Sept. 1966
Original
Action Comics 270, November 1960

Synopsis

A boy from another planet schemes to take Superboy's place by causing all his powers to go haywire.

Show/hide 2. Aquaman and His Sea-Police (Aquaman) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Mayor of New Venice

Credits

Script
Robert Bernstein
Art
Ramona Fradon

Synopsis

Aquaman helps out a city whose streets are all canals.

Notes

Intro of New Venice. Writer credit from Martin O'Hearn at http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/ .

Show/hide 3. hitchhiker ads (Varsity Vic) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Varsity Vic
Genre
Teen; humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 4. The Green Arrow Robin Hood! (Green Arrow) Comic story, 6.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Robin Hood; Maid Marian; Little John

Credits

Art
Lee Elias

Synopsis

Green Arrow goes back in time and takes Robin Hood's place.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 35419

Entry created

  • 24/12/2007

Index completed

  • 10/05/2015

Last updated

  • 10/05/2015