Superboy #86

Published
April 1956
Page count
28
Cover price
6d [0-0-6 GBP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Public Chimp No. 1 (Superboy) Cover, 1 page

"The Boy of Steel meets Bongo, "Public Chip No. 1"!"

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Ray Burnley, inker

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #38 (January 1955)
Public Chimp No. 1
Also printed
Australia
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #86 ([April 1956])
 
Australia
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #86 ([April 1956])
Public Chimp No. 1

Notes

All of the contents of this issue are reprinted in Colossal Comic 48, February 1969.

Show/hide 1. If you enjoy reading Superboy Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"If you enjoy reading Superboy you'll thrill to the breath-taking adventures of Superman. Get Your copy! On sale now at all newsagents."

Details

Printed
1953
Genre
Superhero
More...
If you enjoy reading Superboy

Notes

Show/hide 2. Public Chimp Number One! (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 3. Superboy's Two Rivals (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
John Sikela, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #42 (July 1955)
 
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #42 (July 1955)
Superboy's Two Rivals
Also printed
Australia
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #86 ([April 1956])
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #48 ([February 1969?])

Synopsis

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

Notes

Artwork on pages 4 and 5 of the original story have been sightly reduced and combined.

Show/hide 4. The Amazing Adventures of Superboy's Costume (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder , scripter
Art
John Sikela, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #44 (October 1955)
The Amazing Adventures of Superboy's Costume
Also printed
Australia
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #86 ([April 1956])
 
Australia
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #86 ([April 1956])
The Amazing Adventures of Superboy's Costume
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #48 ([February 1969?])
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #48 ([February 1969?])
The Amazing Adventures of Superboy's Costume

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

Artwork on pages 7 and 8 of the original story have been sightly reduced and combined.

Show/hide 5. Untitled (Homer) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Tum Ta Tum"

Featuring

Feature
Homer
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #225 (November 1955)
Untitled

Synopsis

Homer finds the best time to hit the beach.

Show/hide 6. Untitled (Little Orville) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Oh, Mr. Bray, C'n I borrow your ladder?"

Featuring

Feature
Little Orville
Genre
Humour

Notes

This UK edition includes short humour features in place of advertisements on the back cover of the Australian edition.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 36128

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