Superboy #118

Published
February 1980
Page count
68
Cover price
0.50 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Murray Comics (Red)
 
Murray Comics (Red)

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (Superboy) Cover, 1 page

"The Adventures of Superman as a Boy."

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Ross Andru, penciller
 
Dick Giordano, inker

Reprint history

First print
The Superman Family (DC, 1974 series) #194 — [Back cover] (page 1)
Show/hide 1. When the Sorcerer Strikes (Superboy) Comic story, 15 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Tom DeFalco, scripter
Art
Joe Staton, line art
Text
Gaspar Saladino, letterer
Editing
E. Nelson Bridwell, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Superman Family (DC, 1974 series) #194 (March-April 1979)
Show/hide 2. Superboy Meets the Young Green Arrow (Superboy) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Code
B-1161

Credits

Writing
Jerry Coleman, scripter
Art
George Papp, line art
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #258 (March 1959)

Synopsis

Superboy observes Green Arrow on his time scope and decides to help the young Oliver develop his skills after Oliver moves to Smallville.

Notes

"An epic event recalled: The team up of two more titanic teenagers!" Includes a reference in the final panel to adult adventures in "Super Adventure Comic".

Show/hide 3. Superboy's Last Day in Smallville (Superman) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-540

Credits

Writing
Jerry Coleman, scripter
Art
Wayne Boring, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #97 (May 1955)
Superboy's Last Day in Smallville!
Also printed
Australia
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #99 ([October 1955?])
Superboy's Last Day in Smallville!
 
Australia
Superman Super Library (Colour Comics, 1964 series) #19 ([December 1965?])
Superboy's Last Day in Smallville
 
United States
100-Page Super Spectacular (DC, 1973 series) #DC-18 (July 1973)
Superboy's Last Day in Smallville!
 
Australia
Giant Superboy Album (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #11 ([June 1974?])
Superboy's Last Day In Smallville
 
Australia
Superboy (Murray, 1980 series) #118 ([February 1980?])
 
United States
Superman in the Fifties (DC, 2002 series) ([September] 2002)
Superboy's Last Day in Smallville!

Synopsis

Flashback to Superman's graduation day and Superboy leaving Smallville. Superboy finds out that something he did on his last day in Smallville as Superboy is going to allow a criminal to make $1,000,000. Superman must think back to that day and discover what it was that he did. Superboy finds out that something he did on his last day in Smallville as Superboy is going to allow a criminal to make $1,000,000. Superman must think back to that day and discover what it was that he did. Flashbacks of Superboy's graduation and the cake that was presented him by the town.

Show/hide 4. The Super-Merman of the Sea Part 2: Prey of the Sea Wolves Part 3: Super-Merman's Final Ordeal (Superboy) Comic story, 24 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Code
B-1538

Credits

Writing
Leo Dorfman, scripter
Art
Bob Brown, penciller
 
Murphy Anderson, inker
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #194 (April 1973)
The Super-Merman of the Sea!
Also printed
Australia
All Star Adventure Comic (KG Murray, 1973 series) #96 ([December 1975?])
The Super-Merman of the Sea!
 
Australia
Superboy (Murray, 1980 series) #118 ([February 1980?])

Notes

A full page advertisement is included between part 1 and part 2 (page 48), with a second advertisement just before the end of the story (page 62).


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 428

Entry created

  • 29/11/2003

Cover added

  • 22/11/2010

Index completed

  • 21/11/2003

Last updated

  • 06/09/2019