Superboy #9

DC Comics

United States

Published
July-August 1950
Page count
52
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/8335

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Jack Schiff (uncredited)
Mort Weisinger (uncredited)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Another Adventure of Humpty Dumpty, the Hobby Robber! (Superboy) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; Humpty Dumpty

Credits

Pencils
John Sikela
Inks
John Sikela

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #22 ([November 1950?])
Untitled

Notes

Cover is the same as the splash page for "Ship Ahoy, Superboy!"

Show/hide 1. Untitled (Kodak) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Kodak

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. Superboy's Man of Steel! (Superboy) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; Percy the robot (intro); Prof Harmon

Credits

Script
Bill Finger ?
Pencils
John Sikela
Inks
John Sikela

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #9 (July-August 1950)
Superboy's Man of Steel!
Also printed
Australia
Superboy Comics (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #21 ([October 1950?])
Superboy's Man of Steel!
 
United Kingdom
Superboy Adventure Book (Atlas Publishing, 1955 series) #1956-57 (1956)
Superboy's Man of Steel
 
Australia
Colossal Comic Annual (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #4 ([April 1958?])
Superboy’s Man of Steel
Original
Superboy 9, July-August 1950

Notes

writer credit by Bob Hughes

Show/hide 3. Luke Appling (Wheaties) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Wheaties
Show/hide 4. The Kind of Stories You Like Best! (Danger Trail) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Danger Trail
Show/hide 5. The Boy Who Stole a Brain! (Superboy) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; Charley Hendricks; Fred

Credits

Script
John Broome ?
Pencils
John Sikela
Inks
John Sikela

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superboy Comics (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #21 ([October 1950?])
The Boy Who Stole a Brain!

Synopsis

Superboy has to teach Charley Hendricks that cheating is not a victimless crime.

Notes

writer credit by Bob Hughes

Show/hide 6. After the Atom Spies ("U. S." Royal; U. S. Royal Bike Tires) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
"U. S." Royal; U. S. Royal Bike Tires
Genre
Adventure

Notes

On the page immediately following page 6 of the previous story sequence.

Show/hide 7. Buzzy Says Balance Your Fun Diet (Buzzy) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Buzzy
Genre
Advocacy; teen

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Bob Oksner
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Notes

On the page immediately preceding page 7 of the previous story sequence.

Show/hide 8. Untitled (The "Popsicle" Hall of Fame) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
The "Popsicle" Hall of Fame

Credits

Art
Sam Glankoff
Show/hide 9. Untitled (Casey the Cop) Comic story, 0.67 pages

"Officer! There's a riot going on..."

Featuring

Feature
Casey the Cop
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 10. Untitled (Columbia) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Columbia

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 11. Winner Take All -- No. 3 Text article, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Author
Art
Raymond Perry
Colours
Raymond Perry ?
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 12. Untitled (Little Morton) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Are ya' all through, Daddy?"

Featuring

Feature
Little Morton
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Phil Berube
Art
Phil Berube
Show/hide 13. Untitled (Bazooka) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Bazooka
Show/hide 14. Untitled (Little Pete) Comic story, 0.67 pages

"Did you call me, Mom?"

Featuring

Feature
Little Pete
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 15. Untitled (Nestlé's Crunch) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Nestlé's Crunch
Show/hide 16. Ship Ahoy, Superboy! (Superboy) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Humpty Dumpty; Superboy

Credits

Script
Ed Hamilton ?
Pencils
John Sikela
Inks
John Sikela

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #22 ([November 1950?])
Ship Ahoy, Superboy

Synopsis

The Hobby Robber decides to collect ship models.

Show/hide 17. Reunion at the Rustlers (Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure; "P-F" Canvas Shoes) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure; "P-F" Canvas Shoes
Genre
Adventure
Show/hide 18. Code Machine (Superboy's Workshop) Activity, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superboy's Workshop
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Al McLean
Art
Al McLean
Show/hide 19. Untitled (Action Comics; Superman; World's Finest Comics) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"The one and only Superman..."

Featuring

Feature
Action Comics; Superman; World's Finest Comics

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 20. Untitled (Thom McAn) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Thom McAn

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 71281

Index completed

  • 13/09/2019

Last updated

  • 13/09/2019