Adventure Comics #260

DC Comics

United States

Published
May 1959
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/15034

Credits

Editing
Mort Weisinger

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Kents' Second Super-Son! (Superboy) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Vidal; Ma Kent; Pa Kent

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 1. No title recorded (Jowett Institute of Physical Training) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Jowett Institute of Physical Training

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. The Kents' Second Super-Son! (Superboy) Comic story, 11.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Ma Kent; Pa Kent; Vidal; Lana Lang

Credits

Script
Jerry Coleman
Art
John Sikela

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #111 ([September 1959?])
The Kents' Second Super-Son!
 
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #129 (May 1966)
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 credit by Martin O'Hearn. Mistakenly included on Otto Binder's list of stories.

Show/hide 3. No title recorded (Tootsie Roll) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tootsie Roll

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 4. No title recorded (Peg) Comic story, 0.67 pages

"How about a soda, Peg?"

Featuring

Feature
Peg
Genre
Humor; teen
Characters
Peg

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 5. Coming Super-Attractions (Action Comics; Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen; Superboy) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Action Comics; Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen; Superboy
Show/hide 6. Do You Make Life Hard for Yourself? Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Advocacy

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Bernard Baily
Show/hide 7. How Aquaman Got His Powers! (Aquaman) Comic story, 6.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry] (origin); Atlanna (Tom's wife, death, flashback); Tom Curry (Arthur's father, a sailor, flashback); Commander Haskel

Credits

Script
Robert Bernstein
Art
Ramona Fradon

Synopsis

Aquaman stops the U.S. Navy from testing atomic depth charges and recounts his origin to Commander Haskel.

Notes

Silver Age origin of Aquaman, substantially different from More Fun Comics version.

Show/hide 8. No title recorded (Tootsie Roll Pop) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tootsie Roll Pop

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 9. No title recorded (Smallville Mailsack) Letters page, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Smallville Mailsack

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Letters from Judy Slutsky, James Carroll, Paul Choquette, Danny Dawkins, Jay W. Waks, Billy Hawkins, Ronnie Cott, Timothy Roberts, Rhoda Koenig.

Show/hide 10. No title recorded (Little Pete) Comic story, 1 page

"Go to your room!"

Featuring

Feature
Little Pete
Genre
Humor; children
Characters
Little Pete

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 11. No title recorded (Palisades Amusement Park) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Palisades Amusement Park
Show/hide 12. Green Arrow's New Partner! (The Green Arrow) Comic story, 5.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Jerry Halleck; The Arrows of Alaska (mention only)

Credits

Script
Robert Bernstein
Art
Lee Elias

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #179 (August 1952)
Green Arrow's New Partner
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #51 ([May 1953])
Green Arrow's New Partner!
 
Australia
The Hundred Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #36 ([September 1959?])
Green Arrow's New Partner
 
United States
Teen Titans (DC, 1966 series) #38 (March-April 1972)
Green Arrow's New Partner!
 
Australia
Mighty Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #92 ([December 1972?])
Green Arrow's New Partner
 
United States
Showcase Presents Green Arrow (DC, 2006 series) #1 (2006)
Green Arrow's New Partner!

Synopsis

Roy thinks that Green Arrow is training a new replacement and is going to fire Speedy.

Show/hide 13. No title recorded (Tootsie Roll Fudge) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tootsie Roll Fudge

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 14. No title recorded (Zenith Company) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Zenith Company

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 15. No title recorded (Stephens Credit Sales) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Stephens Credit Sales
Show/hide 16. No title recorded (Junior Sales Club of America) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Junior Sales Club of America

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 17. No title recorded (The Audubon Nature Program) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
The Audubon Nature Program

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane #9 and copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 37556

Entry created

  • 01/10/2008

Index completed

  • 09/03/2019

Last updated

  • 09/03/2019