80 Page Giant #10

DC Comics

United States

Published
May 1965
Page count
84
Cover price
0.25 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/19133

Credits

Editing
Mort Weisinger

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (Superboy) Cover, 1 page
Show/hide 1. The Journey of the Second Superboy! (Superboy) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy [Kal-El aka. Clark Kent]; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Kral; government of Titan

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Sy Barry

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #205 (October 1954)
The Journey of the Second Superboy!
Also printed
Australia
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #80 ([October 1955?])
 
Australia
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #80 ([October 1955?])
The Journey of the Second Superboy
 
Australia
Giant Superboy Album (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #2 ([June 1966?])
 
Australia
Giant Superboy Album (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #2 ([June 1966?])
The Journey of the Second Superboy!
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #45 ([May 1968?])
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #45 ([May 1968?])
The Journey of the Second Superboy
From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #205 (October 1954)

Synopsis

Kral of Titan comes to earth to learn Superboy's weakness so Titan can exploit it and invade, but he becomes sympathetic to the kindness of earthlings and aborts his mission.

Notes

This story takes place over a period of several weeks or months. Inhabitants of Titan (Saturn's moon) have various super powers, including: heat generation, cold generation, telepathy. Story title punctuation correction, characters, synopsis, and notes from Donald Dale Milne on 24 August 2004. Inker id by Bob Hughes 8/05

Show/hide 2. The Imposter from the Year 2958 (Superboy) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy [Kal-El aka. Clark Kent]; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Inspector Edaw-8; Lana Lang; Lorac-K7; Mayor Brook; Mr. Bemis; Mr. Carr; Mr. H. M. Sands; Professor Lang

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Art
John Sikela

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #250 (July 1958)
The Impostor from the Year 2958
Also printed
Australia
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #119 ([January 1959?])
The Impostor from the Year 2958
 
United Kingdom
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #119 ([January 1959])
The Impostor from the Year 2954
 
Australia
Superman Presents Tip Top Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #4 ([August 1965?])
The Impostor From The Year 2958
 
Australia
Giant Superboy Album (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #2 ([June 1966?])
The Impostor from the Year 2966
From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #250 (March 1959)

Synopsis

A descendant of Lana Lang, Lorac-K7, comes from the future to steal cobalt to make a bomb, but Superboy discovers her secret identy and sends her back.

Notes

Cobalt is outlawed in 30th century, because of the invention of the cobalt bomb. Time machines are also outlawed. Character appearances, synopsis, and notes from Donald Dale Milne on 24 August 2004.

Show/hide 3. The Origin of the Superboy Revenge Squad Text article, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Author
Letters
Typeset

Reprint history

From GCD
in Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #165

Synopsis

Short history of the origin of the Superboy Revenge Squad, from the planet of Wexr II.

Notes

Synopsis from Donald Dale Milne on 24 August 2004.

Show/hide 4. The Dreams of Doom! (Superboy) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy [Kal-El aka. Clark Kent]; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Krypto; Kryptonite Kid; Kryptonite Kid's dog; Mxyzptlk; prison warden on planet Blor (flashback only)

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
George Papp

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #83 (September 1960)
The Dreams of Doom!
Also printed
Australia
Century Plus Comic (Color Comics, 1960 series) #61 ([June 1961?])
 
Australia
Century Plus Comic (Color Comics, 1960 series) #61 ([June 1961?])
The Dreams of Doom
 
Australia
Giant Superboy Album (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #2 ([June 1966?])
Printed in
Australia
Masters of the Universe (Federal, 1984 series) #2 ([June 1984?])
The Dreams of Doom!
Also printed
United States
Superboy Spectacular (DC, 1980 series) #1 (1980)
The Dreams of Doom!
From GCD
From Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #83 (September 1960)

Synopsis

The Kryptonite Kid and his dog blackmail Superboy and Krypto into leaving earth by turning objects into Kryptonite. Superboy and Krypto do not leave, and as they are dying at the hands of the Kryptonite Kid, Mxyzptlk sends the villians to the 5th dimension, saving Superboy and Krypto.

Notes

First appearance and origin of the Kryptonite Kid and his dog. Title punctuation correction, characters, synopsis, and notes from Donald Dale Milne on 24 August 2004.

Show/hide 5. Superdogs that Superboy and Krypto Have Met Text article, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Super-hero

Synopsis

Discusses Superboy's and Krypto's encounters with Mighty Boy and his dog Rovo, a dog named Kolli, Lex Luthor's dog Wolf [Destructo], a dog named Swifty and a Bizarro-Swifty, two different Bizarro-Kryptos, and a dog named Spot.

Notes

Synopsis from Donald Dale Milne on 24 August 2004.

Show/hide 6. How Luthor Met Superboy! (Superboy) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy [Kal-El aka. Clark Kent]; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Krypto; Lana Lang; Lex Luthor; Mayor Brook (?); Mr. Wade

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
Al Plastino
Editing
Mort Weisinger (original)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #271 (April 1960)
How Luthor Met Superboy!
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #15 ([October 1960?])
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #15 ([October 1960?])
How Luthor Met Superboy
 
Australia
Giant Superboy Album (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #2 ([June 1966?])
 
Australia
Giant Superboy Album (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #2 ([June 1966?])
How Luthor Met Superboy!
 
United States
Limited Collectors' Edition (DC, 1972 series) #C-39 (October-November 1975)
How Luthor Met Superboy!
 
United States
Superman From the Thirties to the Eighties (Crown, 1983 series) (1983)
How Luthor Met Superboy!
From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #271 (April 1960)

Synopsis

Superboy meets Lex Luthor as Lex saves Superboy from a Kryptonite meteor and Superboy repays the favor. Lex's experiments go wrong due to chemical reactions in a fire, which he blames on Superboy and he then nearly kills Superboy with Kryptonite.

Notes

Mayor Brook is not named in this story, but presumed to be the same mayor as seen in a previous story. Origin of Luthor's hate for Superman. Story takes place over a period of several months. Cover title punctuation correction, character appearances, synopsis, and notes from Donald Dale Milne on 24 August 2004.

Show/hide 7. The Helpless Hero! (Superboy) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy [Kal-El aka. Clark Kent]; Jonathan Kent; Krypto; Superboy robots; father of Zall-Dix; Zall-Dix

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
George Papp

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #264 (September 1959)
The Helpless Hero
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #7 ([January 1960?])
The Helpless Hero
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #40 ([December 1962?])
The Helpless Hero
 
Australia
Giant Superboy Album (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #2 ([June 1966?])
The Helpless Hero!
 
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #31 ([September 1967?])
The Four Helpless Heroes

Synopsis

Zall-Dix comes to Earth to exchange minds with Superboy but is thwarted at the last minute by Jonathon Kent, after which he leaves.

Show/hide 8. The Splitting of Superboy! (Superboy) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy [Kal-El aka. Clark Kent]; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Superboy robots; Chuck Ward; Clark Kent (duplicate); Dick Allbright; John Todd; Kozz; Lana Lang; Red Stag

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
George Papp

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #255 (December 1958)
The Splitting of Superboy
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #123 ([May 1959?])
 
United Kingdom
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #123 ([May 1959?])
The Splitting of Superboy
 
Australia
Giant Superboy Album (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #2 ([June 1966?])
 
Australia
Giant Superboy Album (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #2 ([June 1966?])
The Splitting of Superboy
From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #255 (August 1959)

Synopsis

Superboy is split into himself and Clark Kent by a Martian ray using Red Kryptonite. The Clark personna attempts to kill Superboy in the hope that all his powers will flow to him, but is destroyed in a surrogate battle of Superboy robots.

Notes

The alter ego Clark Kent is split from Superboy by Red Kryptonite: he is destroyed at end of story. The Red Kryptonite used in the ray also affects non-Kryptonian creatures. Superboy temporarily assumes the identity of Flying Spirit, son of Red Stag. Character appearances, synopsis, and notes from Donald Dale Milne on 24 August 2004.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 37208

Entry created

  • 22/07/2008

Cover added

  • 25/01/2010

Index completed

  • 25/01/2010

Last updated

  • 10/05/2015