Adventure Comics #237

DC Comics

United States

Published
June 1957
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Jack Schiff (Managing Editor), Mort Weisinger (story editor)
George Kashdan (story editor)
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/13594

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

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Jonathan Kent (robot); Martha Kent (robot)

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Jack Schiff (Managing Editor), Mort Weisinger (story editor)
George Kashdan (story editor)

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #105 ([November 1957])
The Robot War of Smallville (Cover)
Show/hide 1. The Robot War of Smallville (Superboy) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent; Lana Lang; Prof Lang; green kryptonite; Interplanetary Vigilantes; Superboy robot (not built by Superboy)

Credits

Script
Jerry Coleman
Art
John Sikela

Reprint history

Also printed
United Kingdom
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #105 ([November 1957])
The Robot War of Smallville
 
Australia
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #105 ([November 1957])
The Robot War of Smallville
 
Australia
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #105 ([November 1957])
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #26 ([August 1963?])
The Robot War of Smallville

Synopsis

Superboy returns to Smallville after a trip and finds that everyone has been turned into robots.

Notes

No appearance of any group remotely resembling the Legion in this story- despite what it says in various Overstreet volumes. Writer id by Martin O'Hearn- corrected 8/05. Previously attributed to Otto Binder.

Show/hide 2. Sgt. Bilko #1 (Sgt. Bilko) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Sgt. Bilko
Show/hide 3. Worldwide Adventures in Science! Public service announcement, 1 page

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Ruben Moreira
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 4. New account (Ollie) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Ollie
Genre
Gag

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 5. The Secret of the Sea King (Aquaman) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Aquaman; Roy Mason

Credits

Art
Ramona Fradon
Show/hide 6. Quick Quiz Activity, 0.5 pages
Show/hide 7. How to Become an Expert Pitcher Text article, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fact; sports

Credits

Author
Jack Miller
Letters
typeset

Notes

text w/illo

Show/hide 8. The Home-Made Arrows (Green Arrow) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Arrow; Speedy; unnamed crooks (villains), Arrow-Cave

Credits

Art
George Papp

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Hundred Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #13 ([October 1957?])
The Home-Made Arrows
Show/hide 9. Ribs (Lem 'n' Lime) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Lem 'n' Lime
Genre
Gag
Characters
Lem; Lime

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 36442

Entry created

  • 18/05/2008

Cover added

  • 14/04/2010

Index completed

  • 14/04/2010