Adventure Comics #257

DC Comics

United States

Published
February 1959
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/14887

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, Jack Schiff (managing editor), Mort Weisinger, George Kashdan (story editors)

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Show/hide Cover Superboy Meets the First Two Super-men! (Superboy) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Hercules; Samson

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, Jack Schiff (managing editor), Mort Weisinger, George Kashdan (story editors)
Show/hide 1. The First Two Supermen (Superboy) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Hercules; Samson; Krypto; Ma and Pa Kent

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #127 ([September 1959?])
The First Two Super-Men
 
United States
Superman Annual (DC, 1960 series) #6 (Winter 1963)
The First Two Super-Men!
 
Australia
Giant Superman Album (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #6 ([November 1965?])
The First Two Super-Men
 
Australia
Giant Superman Album (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #6 ([November 1965?])
From GCD
in Superman Annual (DC, 1960 series) #6 (Winter 1963)
 
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #257 (February 1959)
Original
Adventure Comics 257, February 1959

Notes

Superboy whistles across the time barrier.

Show/hide 2. He always squirts us kids with water. (Little Pete) Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Little Pete
Genre
Children humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

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First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #6 (January-February 1950)
Untitled

Notes

statement of ownership on the bottom of page

Show/hide 3. The Arrows That Failed (Green Arrow) Comic story, 5.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Arrow-Plane; Arrow-Car; Gang of robbers

Credits

Art
Lee Elias

Reprint history

From GCD
In Showcase Presents Green Arrow (DC 2006 series) #1

Synopsis

A gang boss finds a fluid that causes Green Arrow's arrows to miss their target.

Show/hide 4. Dad always lets me use the car... (Peg) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Peg
Genre
Teen humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 5. Smallville Mailsack Letters page, 1 page

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 6. The Imitation Aquaman (Aquaman) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Hadley

Credits

Art
Ramona Fradon

Reprint history

Also printed
New Zealand (Aotearoa)
Century the 100 Page Comic Monthly (KG Murray (NZ), 1958? series) #38 (September 1959)
The Imitation Aquaman

Synopsis

A criminal has a doctor alter his body to duplicate Aquaman's powers.

Show/hide 7. Mowing the lawn-great way to meet girls (Varsity Vic) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Varsity Vic
Genre
Teen humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 38949

Cover added

  • 03/04/2010

Index completed

  • 03/04/2010