Adventure Comics #293

DC Comics

United States

Published
February 1962
Page count
36
Cover price
0.12 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/16783

Credits

Editing
Mort Weisinger

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Legion of Super-Traitors! (Superboy) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; Legion of Super-Heroes [Lightning Lad; Cosmic Boy; Saturn Girl]

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colours
?
Letters
?
Show/hide 1. No title recorded Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Dear Boys and Girls..."

Credits

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside front cover. Letter to readers thanking them for having bought this comic despite the 2 cents price increase.

Show/hide 2. The Legion of Super-Traitors! (Superboy) Comic story, 14 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Lana Lang, Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Legion of Super-Heroes [Lightning Lad; Cosmic Boy; Saturn Girl]; Jax-Ur (in the Phantom Zone); General Zod (in the Phantom Zone); Mon-El (in the Phantom Zone); two unnamed Phantom Zone prisoners; Legion of Super-Pets (first appearance) [Krypto; Streaky; Beppo the Super-Monkey; Comet the Super-Horse (first appearance)]; Brain Globes of Rambat

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colours
?
Letters
Milton Snapinn

Synopsis

Super-Pets defeat Brain-Globes of Rambat.

Notes

1st Legion of Super-Pets; 3rd appearance Mon-El.

Show/hide 3. Watch for the Fourth Superman Annual! (Giant Superman Annual) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Giant Superman Annual

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
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?
Letters
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Show/hide 4. No title recorded (Smallville Mailsack) Letters page, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Smallville Mailsack

Credits

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?
Art
?
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Letters
typeset

Notes

Letters from Ronald Glenn, David Clingman, Ed Platt, Nelson Bridwell (suggests Awkwardman) plus "Bits of Bizarro Business" from Bob Canter, Beverly Allen, Jerry Moore, Bill Molden, Marcus Phillips, Dan Weiler, Fred Bronson, Shirley F. Mack, Ira Greenblatt, Lee Cohen, Pam Fischer, Harvey Young, Diana Puccetti, Christine Varley, Tom Dobe, Bradley Wilmet, and Stephen Hurley.

Show/hide 5. No title recorded (Varsity Vic) Comic story, 0.67 pages

"Two, please!"

Featuring

Feature
Varsity Vic
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Art
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colours
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff (signed)

Synopsis

Popcorn prevents hearing transistor radio.

Show/hide 6. Coming... Super-Attractions! (Action Comics; Superboy; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Action Comics; Superboy; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane

Credits

Script
?
Art
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Colours
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Letters
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Show/hide 7. The Good Deeds of Bizarro-Luthor! (Tales of the Bizarro World) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Bizarro World
Genre
Humor; superhero
Characters
Bizarro-Luthor (introduction); Bizarro #1; Bizarro, Jr. #1; Bizarro-Krypto; Bizarro Emergency Squad; Lex Luthor; Bizarro Lois Lane; Htrae

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
John Forte
Colours
?
Letters
?

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
The Superman Family (DC, 1974 series) #169 (February-March 1975)
The Good Deeds of Bizarro-Luthor!
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (KG Murray, 1974 series) #191 ([September 1975?])
The Good Deeds of Bizarro-Luthor
 
United States
Superman: Tales of the Bizarro World (DC, 2000 series) ([September] 2000)
The Good Deeds of Bizarro-Luthor!

Synopsis

Bizzaro-Luthor invents reverse "S" symbol for Bizarros.

Notes

Inker credit by Bob Hughes; we previously credited George Klein.

Show/hide 8. Let Science Serve You! Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction; advocacy

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
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?
Letters
?
Show/hide 9. Another Giant Batman Collection! (Giant Batman Annual) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Giant Batman Annual

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
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Letters
?
Show/hide 10. No title recorded (100 Toy Soldiers) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
100 Toy Soldiers

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?
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typeset
Show/hide 11. No title recorded (Best Values Co.) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Best Values Co.

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typeset
Show/hide 12. For the Best in Comics Entertainment Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

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Script
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Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 13. No title recorded (Revolutionary War Soldiers) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Revolutionary War Soldiers

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Colours
?
Letters
typeset

Notes

Back cover.

Show/hide 14. No title recorded (Frontier Cabin) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Frontier Cabin

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Colours
?
Letters
typeset

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from ad in Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane #31 and copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 41260

Entry created

  • 03/12/2019

Index completed

  • 03/12/2019

Last updated

  • 03/12/2019