Adventure Comics #269

DC Comics

United States

Published
February 1960
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/15511

Credits

Editing
Mort Weisinger

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Superdog's Mean Master! (Superboy) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Krypto; Solar Boy

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Shelly Moldoff

Notes

Blurb on cover refers to Aqualad as Aqua-Boy for the 1st and only time (though Aqualad in the story).

Show/hide 1. No title recorded (The National Sports Council) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
The National Sports Council

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. Krypto's Mean Master! (Superboy) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Krypto; Solar Boy; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Superboy [Clark Kent]

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
George Papp

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
The Superman Family (DC, 1974 series) #169 (February-March 1975)
Krypto's Mean Master!
 
Australia
Superman Presents Supergirl Comic (KG Murray, 1973 series) #16 ([October 1975])
Krypto's Mean Master

Synopsis

Krypto searches for a new master after Superboy punishes him, with disastrous results.

Show/hide 3. No title recorded (Hi-Power Binoculars) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Hi-Power Binoculars

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 4. No title recorded (150 Civil War Soldiers) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
150 Civil War Soldiers
Show/hide 5. No title recorded (Peg) Comic story, 0.67 pages

"That's a neat idea, Jane!"

Featuring

Feature
Peg
Genre
Humor; teen

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 6. No title recorded Statement of ownership, 0.33 pages

Credits

Letters
Typeset
Show/hide 7. The Comic Book Archer! (The Green Arrow) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Mr. Sloan (Editor of All-Star Comics); Bill Nixon (creator of the Wizard Archer)

Credits

Script
Robert Bernstein
Art
Lee Elias

Synopsis

Sloan refuses to buy Nixon's comic strip because it's too unbelievable, so Green Arrow has to duplicate the Wizard Archer's amazing feats.

Show/hide 8. No title recorded (Smallville Mailsack) Letters page, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Smallville Mailsack

Credits

Letters
Typeset
Show/hide 9. No title recorded (Tricksy World's Greatest Stunt Man) Comic story, 0.67 pages

"What a daring feat!"

Featuring

Feature
Tricksy World's Greatest Stunt Man
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 10. Coming... Super-Attractions! (Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane; Action Comics; Superboy) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

Featuring

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

Notes

Ad for Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane #15, Superboy #79, and Action Comics #261.

Show/hide 11. The Kid from Atlantis! (Aquaman) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Aqualad [Garth] (intro, origin); Atlantis; Topo

Credits

Script
Robert Bernstein
Art
Ramona Fradon

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Century Plus Comic (Color Comics, 1960 series) #48 ([May 1960])
The Kid from Atlantis!
 
Australia
Aquaman Album (Murray, 1978 series) #2 ([June 1979])
The Kid From Atlantis
 
Australia
Aquaman Album (Murray, 1978 series) #2 ([June 1979])
 
United States
DC Special Blue Ribbon Digest (DC, 1980 series) #9 (May 1981)
The Kid From Atlantis!
 
United States
DC Special Blue Ribbon Digest (DC, 1980 series) #9 (May 1981)
 
United States
The Aquaman Archives (DC, 2003 series) #Volume 1 (2003)
The Kid From Atlantis
 
United States
The Aquaman Archives (DC, 2003 series) #Volume 1 (2003)
 
United States
Showcase Presents Aquaman (DC, 2007 series) #1 ([February] 2007)
The Kid from Atlantis!
 
United States
Showcase Presents Aquaman (DC, 2007 series) #1 ([February] 2007)

Synopsis

Aquaman helps Aqualad, a rejected child from Atlantis, to overcome his fear of fish. Aquaman adopts Aqualad as his sidekick.

Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn.

Show/hide 12. No title recorded (Frontier Cabin) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Frontier Cabin

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 13. No title recorded (100 Toy Soldiers) Advertisement, 0.25 pages

Featuring

Feature
100 Toy Soldiers

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 14. No title recorded (Space Shoes) Advertisement, 0.25 pages

Featuring

Feature
Space Shoes

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 (Charles Atlas) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Charles Atlas

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 17. No title recorded (Wilson Chemical Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Wilson Chemical Co.

Credits

Letters
ty

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from ad in Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane #15 and copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 43049

Entry created

  • 16/08/2019

Index completed

  • 16/08/2019

Last updated

  • 16/08/2019