Superboy #68

Published
September 1954
Page count
24
Cover price
8d [0-0-8 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Matte colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Credits

Editing
?

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Lana Lang's Romance on Mars! (Superboy) Cover, 1 page

"Can Superboy's heart be broken? "Lana and Marsboy? B-but she had a date with me!" Read "Lana Lang's Romance on Mars!""

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Win Mortimer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Mort Weisinger (actual)
Jack Schiff (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #195 (December 1953)
Lana Lang's Romance on Mars
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #68 ([October 1954])
Lana Lang's Romance on Mars
Show/hide 1. Lana Lang's Romance on Mars! (Superboy the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 11.33 pages

Featuring

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

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Sy Barry
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Mort Weisinger (actual)
Jack Schiff (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #195 (December 1953)
Lana Lang's Romance on Mars
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #68 ([October 1954])
Lana Lang's Romance on Mars

Notes

The final two pages of this reprint have been compressed to 1.33 pages in order to fit a MacRobertson confectionary advertisement. This story is retold in Adventure Comics 282, March 1961, with Star Boy replacing Marsboy.

Show/hide 2. The Runaway Rocket (Superboy the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

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

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Sy Barry
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor)
Mort Weisinger (actual editor)

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #34 (July 1954)
The Runaway Rocket
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #68 ([October 1954])
 
United Kingdom
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #68 ([October 1954])
The Runaway Rocket
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #12 ([January 1960?])
The Runaway Rocket
Original
Superboy 34, July 1954
Show/hide 3. Casey the Cop (Casey the Cop) Comic story, 1 page

"Does you mother allow you to eat so much pie, young man?"

Featuring

Feature
Casey the Cop
Genre
Humour

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #270 (August 1959)
"Does your mother allow you to eat so much pie, young man?"

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 36420

Entry created

  • 18/05/2008

Cover added

  • 04/12/2011

Last updated

  • 17/10/2015