Superboy #129

DC Comics

United States

Published
May 1966
Page count
84
Cover price
0.25 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/20032

Credits

Editing
Mort Weisinger
E. Nelson Bridwell (assistant)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (Superboy) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; Mon-El; Ma Kent; Pa Kent; Dworn; Vidal; Zar-Al

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Giant Superboy Album (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #3 ([June 1967?])
Superboy and his Super-Friends!
Show/hide 1. Superboy's Big Brother! [Superboy's Big Brother!] (Superboy) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy [Kal-El]; Mon-El [also as Bob Cobb]; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent; Krypto (cameo); Jor-El (flashback); Lara (flashback)

Credits

Script
Robert Bernstein
Art
George Papp
Letters
Joe Letterese

Reprint history

From GCD
from Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #89 (June 1961)

Synopsis

When a space ship crashes outside Smallville, Superboy finds an amnesiac super-powered youth who might be his older brother. He christens him Mon-El and sets him up with a secret identity, but he soon finds evidence that Mon-El is not in fact Kryptonian.

Notes

refried from "Superman's Big Brother" in Superman #80

Show/hide 2. The Secret of Mon-El! [Superboy's Big Brother!] (Superboy) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; Mon-El [Bob Cobb] (origin); Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent; Lana Lang; Miss Joyce; King Mycerinua; Rhodopis; Jor-El (flashback); Lara (flashback); Phantom Zone

Credits

Script
Robert Bernstein
Art
George Papp
Letters
Joe Letterese

Reprint history

From GCD
from Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #89 (June 1961)

Synopsis

Trying to prove Mon-El isn't actually Kryptonian, Superboy accidentally exposes him to lead, which both poisons him and returns his memory. He remembers that he is a space explorer from Daxam who visited Krypton, meeting Jor-El and Lara, before arriving on Earth. To save his life, Superboy sends Mon-El into the Phantom Zone until he can cure him of his lead poisoning.

Show/hide 3. How Mon-El Left the Phantom Zone Text article, 1 page

Credits

Author
E. Nelson Bridwell
Letters
typeset

Notes

This is the 1st time that Mon-El's real name, Lar Gand is used.

Show/hide 4. Untitled (Cap's Hobby Hints) Activity, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Cap's Hobby Hints

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 5. The Kents' Second Super-Son! (Superboy) Comic story, 11.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent; Vidal; Lana Lang

Credits

Script
Jerry Coleman
Art
John Sikela

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #260 (May 1959)
The Kents' Second Super-Son!
Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #111 ([September 1959?])
The Kents' Second Super-Son!
 
Australia
Giant Superboy Album (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #3 ([June 1967?])
The Kents' Second Super-Son

Synopsis

Vidal, a Superboy from another planet, takes Superboy's place on Earth while he's away on a space mission.

Notes

Writer id by Martin O'Hearn. Mistakenly included on Otto Binder's list of stories.

Show/hide 6. Health Myths Debunked! Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Fact

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Sheldon Moldoff
Letters
Ira Schnapp

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From GCD
from ? [11/62 titles]

Synopsis

How to treat frostbite, a black eye, and does cutting your hair make it grow faster?

Show/hide 7. The Super-Weakling from Space (Superboy) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Dworn; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Lana Lang

Credits

Script
Jerry Coleman
Art
George Papp

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #65 (June 1958)
The Super-Weakling from Space
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #6 ([December 1959?])
The Super-Weakling from Space
 
Australia
Giant Superboy Album (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #3 ([June 1967?])
The Super-Weakling from Space
From GCD
from Superboy (DC 1949 series) #65 (June, 1958)

Synopsis

Space traveller Dworn is a super weakling under Earth's gravity, however, his power to transmute any element into gold means he is a target for criminals

Show/hide 8. The Two Boys of Steel (Superboy) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Clark Kent robot; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Lana Lang; Mrs Lang

Credits

Script
Jerry Coleman
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #63 (March 1958)
The Two Boys of Steel
Also printed
Australia
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #116 ([October 1958?])
The Two Boys of Steel
 
Australia
Giant Superboy Album (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #3 ([June 1967?])
The Two Boys of Steel
From GCD
from Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #63 (Mar 1958)

Synopsis

Superboy has amnesia and moves into Lana's house.

Show/hide 9. Superboy's Time Trips (Superboy) Text article, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Author
E. Nelson Bridwell
Letters
typeset

Reprint history

From GCD
in Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #165
Show/hide 10. The Kid from Krypton (Superboy) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Krypton Kid [Zar-Al]; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent; Lana Lang; Jor-El (flashback); Lara (flashback)

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #242 (November 1957)
The Kid from Krypton
Also printed
Australia
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #108 ([February 1958])
The Kid from Krypton
 
United Kingdom
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #108 (February 1958)
The Kid From Krypton
 
Australia
Giant Superboy Album (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #3 ([June 1967?])
The Kid from Krypton
From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #242 (November 1957)

Synopsis

Zar-Al arrives from the past where he explains that he is on a mission to save Krypton, although his mission fails, he still returns to old Krypton to meet his fate.

Show/hide 11. Supergirl in Smallville! (Supergirl) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; Supergirl; Krypto; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent; Linda Lee robot; kryptonite; Lana Lang

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
Al Plastino

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #278 (November 1960)
Supergirl in Smallville!
Also printed
Australia
Giant Superboy Album (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #3 ([June 1967?])
Supergirl in Smallville
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Supergirl (DC, 2007 series) #Volume One ([November] 2007)
Supergirl in Smallville!
From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #278 (November 1960)

Synopsis

Supergirl flies to Superboy's time to see if she can protect her identity and prove to Superman she's ready to be revealed to the world.


Notes

On Sale Date - March 10th 1966

also 80 Page Giant G-22

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 37070

Entry created

  • 18/07/2008

Index completed

  • 04/12/2011