Adventure Comics #283

United States

DC Comics

United States

Published
April 1961
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
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Credits

Editing
Mort Weisinger

Issue contents Hide all

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

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Ma and Pa Kent

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Editing
Mort Weisinger

Notes

Letters page states that "Smallville is a suburb in an Eastern state of the United States." (Not Kansas.)

Show/hide 1. The Phantom Superboy (Superboy) Comic story, 13.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; Krypto; Lana Lang; Phantom Zone (intro); Clark Kent robot; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent; Dr. Xadu (intro); General Zod (intro)

Credits

Script
Robert Bernstein
Art
George Papp

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents Superboy Comic (Murray, 1976 series) #117 ([October 1979?])

Synopsis

After Professor Lang finds a box of Kryptonian weapons, Superboy is accidentally projected into the Phantom Zone, the place where Kryptonian criminals were exiled. But using mental telepathy he activates an electric typewriter and tells Pa Kent how to free him.

Notes

Based in part on the second Superman movie serial from 1950.

Show/hide 2. Hot Dog Stand (Shorty) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Shorty
Genre
Gag

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #225 (June 1956)
Untitled
Also printed
Australia
Century the 100 Page Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #5 ([November 1956])
Untitled

Synopsis

"Has good luck ""prospecting""; finds site for hot dog stand"

Show/hide 3. A Salute to Our American Indians Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Psa

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Bernard Baily
Show/hide 4. The Lion with the Double Identity (Congorilla) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Congorilla
Genre
Superhero; jungle
Characters
Janu, The Golden Lion (intro), Tim Tully (intro)

Credits

Script
Robert Bernstein
Art
Howard Sherman

Synopsis

Congorilla-like lion

Show/hide 5. Birthday present (Little Pete) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Little Pete
Genre
Gag

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Synopsis

Parents hide birthday present in Pete's messy closet


Notes

Letters page states that "Smallville is a suburb in an Eastern state of the United States." (Not Kansas.)

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 42574

Cover added

Index completed