Adventure Comics #289

DC Comics

United States

Published
October 1961
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/16509

Credits

Editing
Mort Weisinger

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Clark Kent's Super-Father (Superboy) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Ma and Pa Kent

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Editing
Mort Weisinger
Show/hide 1. Clark Kent's Super-Father (Superboy) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Jax-Ur (intro), Phantom Zone, Ma and Pa Kent, Superboy robots, Kryptonite, Krypton (flashback)

Credits

Script
Robert Bernstein
Art
George Papp

Reprint history

From GCD
in DC 100-Page Super Spectacular (DC, 1971 series) #DC-12
in Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #185 (May 1972)

Synopsis

Jax-Ur poses as Super-Dad

Notes

Writer id by Martin O'Hearn. Corrected 8/05. Previously given as Otto Binder.

Show/hide 2. Bed of Nails (Tricksy) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Tricksy
Genre
Gag

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Synopsis

Matches mystic on bed of nails but uses suit of armor

Show/hide 3. Bizarro's Amazing Buddies (Tales of the Bizarro World) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Bizarro World
Genre
Superhero; humor
Characters
Titano, Bizarro Lois, Frankenstein, King Kong (poster)

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
John Forte

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Giant Superman Album (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #15 ([May 1970?])
From GCD
in Superman (DC, 1939 series) #202 (December 1967-January 1968)
in Superman: Tales of the Bizarro World (DC, 2000 series) #nn

Synopsis

Appears before Mary Shelley and inspires her classic novel. Meets Titano but the people of Bizarro World believe he stole the idea from the King Kong movie.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 37013

Entry created

  • 13/07/2008

Cover added

  • 10/04/2010

Index completed

  • 10/04/2010