Superboy #40

United States

DC Comics

United States

Published
April 1955
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
DC: Superman National Comics
 
DC: Superman National Comics
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/11985

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, Editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, editor [attributed] (actual)

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Show/hide Cover The Magic Necklace! (Superboy) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; Lana Lang

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

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Printed in
Supermán (Editorial Novaro, 1952 series) #66
Show/hide 1. Peter Porkchops Says: "Don't Be Afraid to Speak Up!" (Peter Porkchops) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Peter Porkchops
Genre
Advocacy; anthropomorphic-funny animals

Credits

Writing
Jack Schiff, scripter
Art
Rube Grossman, line art
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. The Boy of Clay! (Superboy) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Lana Lang; Prof. Lang

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
George Klein , inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

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Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #78 ([December 1956?])
The Boy of Clay
 
United Kingdom
Super Adventure Comic (KGM, 1952 series) #78 ([March 1957])
The Boy of Clay
Printed in
Super Adventure Comic (K. G. Murray, 1950 series) #78 ([December 1956])

Notes

Inks credit from by Bob Hughes; the original indexer suggested John Fischetti.

Show/hide 3. Untitled (Leave It to Binky; World's Finest Comics) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"To the boys and girls of America..."

Featuring

Feature
Leave It to Binky; World's Finest Comics

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 4. Make This X-Ray Box (Superboy's Workshop) Activity, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superboy's Workshop
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 5. The School for Geniuses! (Superboy) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Jerry Coleman, scripter
Art
John Sikela, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

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Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #84 ([June 1957?])
The School for Geniuses!

Notes

Script credit from Martin O'Hearn.

Show/hide 6. Untitled (American Seed Company) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
American Seed Company

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 7. Untitled (Jerry the Jitterbug) Comic story, 1 page

"Oh boy! Sue invited me for dinner..."

Featuring

Feature
Jerry the Jitterbug
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter [signed]
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer [signed]

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Also printed
Australia
My Greatest Adventure (Colour Comics, 1955 series) #4 ([July 1955])
Untitled
Show/hide 8. Adventure in the Skies Text article, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Writing
Jack Miller, author
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 9. The Magic Necklace! (Superboy) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lana Lang; Prof Lang

Credits

Writing
Al Schwartz, scripter
Art
John Sikela, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

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Also printed
Australia
Century the 100 Page Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #4 ([September 1956?])
The Magic Necklace!
 
United Kingdom
Superboy Adventure Book (Atlas Publishing, 1955 series) #1957-58 (1958)
The Magic Necklace!

Notes

Script credit from Martin O'Hearn.

Show/hide 10. Untitled (Bebe) Comic story, 1 page

"Look what my teacher gave me - A prize!"

Featuring

Feature
Bebe
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter [signed]
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer [signed]
Show/hide 11. Untitled (Stuart Greetings, Inc.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Stuart Greetings, Inc.

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 12. Untitled (Charles Atlas) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Charles Atlas

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, typeset

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 13. Untitled (Thom McAn) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Thom McAn

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 39275

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