Superboy #48

DC Comics

United States

Published
April 1956
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/12754

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor)
Mort Weisinger (actual editor)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Boy Without the Super-Suit! (Superboy) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Clark Kent [Superboy]

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley
Show/hide 1. Draw Me! (Art Instruction, Inc.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Art Instruction, Inc.

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. Dad Kent's Delusions (Superboy) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Pa Kent; Blackmarket Bolton

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye

Synopsis

After an accident Pa forgets that Clark is Superboy and is convinced Superboy is impersonating his missing son.

Show/hide 3. No title recorded (American Seed Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
American Seed Co.

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 4. No title recorded (Varsity Vic) Comic story, 1 page

"Say, Vic, do you have the correct time?"

Featuring

Feature
Varsity Vic
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 5. Lana Lang's Super Powers! (Superboy) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lana Lang; Alvin Lang (her brother)

Credits

Script
Jerry Coleman
Art
John Sikela

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Century the 100 Page Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #2 ([July 1956])
Lana Lang's Super Powers
 
Australia
Century the 100 Page Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #2 ([July 1956])
 
United Kingdom
Superboy Adventure Book (Atlas Publishing, 1955 series) #1957-58 (1958)
Lana Lang's Super Powers!
 
United Kingdom
Superboy Adventure Book (Atlas Publishing, 1955 series) #1957-58 (1958)
 
Australia
Superman Presents Tip Top Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #36 ([April 1968?])
Lana Lang's Super Powers
 
Australia
Superman Presents Tip Top Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #36 ([April 1968?])
Original
Superboy 48, April 1956

Synopsis

Superboy must convince Lana that Martians have given her, Alvin, and Clark super powers.

Notes

Script credit from Martin O'Hearn.

Show/hide 6. The One and Only Superman (Superman) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Show/hide 7. No title recorded (Shorty) Comic story, 1 page

"Gulp- Am I sorry I came on this trip..."

Featuring

Feature
Shorty
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 8. How to Improve Your Roller Skating Text article, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Author
Jack Miller [as John MacKenzie]
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 9. The Boy without a Super-Suit (Superboy) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Grandpa Kent (off stage)

Credits

Script
Jerry Coleman
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Century the 100 Page Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #6 ([November 1956?])
The Boy Without a Super-Suit
 
United Kingdom
Superboy Adventure Book (Atlas Publishing, 1955 series) #1957-58 (1958)
The Boy Without a Super-Suit
 
United Kingdom
Superboy Adventure Book (Atlas Publishing, 1955 series) #1957-58 (1958)

Synopsis

When Superboy is out of town, the people set up an elaborate scheme that requires all kids, except Clark, to dress in Superboy costumes.

Notes

Script credit from Martin O'Hearn.

Show/hide 10. No title recorded (Stephens Credit Sales) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Stephens Credit Sales
Show/hide 11. No title recorded (Stuart Greetings, Inc.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Stuart Greetings, Inc.

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 12. No title recorded (Charles Atlas) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Charles Atlas

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 13. No title recorded (Aircraft Carrier) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Aircraft Carrier

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 39306

Entry created

  • 22/08/2019

Index completed

  • 22/08/2019

Last updated

  • 22/08/2019