Superboy #4

United States

DC Comics

United States

Published
September-October 1949
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/7773

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, Editor

Issue contents Hide all

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

"Who will be the lucky boy and girl to spend a day with Superboy?"

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Wayne Boring , penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker

Notes

art ids by Bob Hughes 7/05

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

Featuring

Feature
Kodak

Credits

Writing
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Art
, line art
Text
, typeset

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. The Oracle of Smallville! (Superboy) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
John Sikela, penciller
 
Ed Dobrotka, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superboy Comics (Color Comics, 1949 series) #12 ([January 1950?])
The Oracle of Smallville
 
United Kingdom
Superboy Annual (Atlas Publishing, 1953 series) #1954-55 (1954)
The Oracle of Smallville!
 
Australia
The All Favourites Comic Annual (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #2 ([July 1957?])
The Oracle of Smallville

Notes

inker credit by Bob Hughes

Show/hide 3. Stan Musial (Wheaties) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Wheaties

Credits

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Art
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Text
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Show/hide 4. Watch for Wakely! (Jimmy Wakely) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Wakely

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Text
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Show/hide 5. Super Safety Boy! (Superboy) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Johnny West; Mrs. Green

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
John Sikela, penciller
 
Ed Dobrotka, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
United Kingdom
Superboy Annual (Atlas Publishing, 1953 series) #1954-55 (1954)
Super Safety Boy
 
Australia
Colossal Comic Annual (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #2 ([April 1957])
Super Safety Boy!

Notes

inker credit by Bob Hughes

Show/hide 6. Untitled (Kellogg's Variety) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Kellogg's Variety

Credits

Writing
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Text
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Show/hide 7. Untitled (Peg) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"I've got this date tonight with Timmy..."

Featuring

Feature
Peg
Genre
Humour

Credits

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

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Wonder Woman (DC, 1942 series) #86 (November 1956)
No title recorded
Show/hide 8. Editorial Advisory Board Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.5 pages

Credits

Writing
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Colours
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Text
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Show/hide 9. The Backwoods Boy Comic story, 4 pages

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Colours
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Text
, letterer

Notes

Daniel Boone story

Show/hide 10. A Day in the Life of Dennis Text article, 2 pages

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset

Notes

Dennis Day biography

Show/hide 11. Superboy Acrobat (Superboy's Workshop) Activity, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superboy's Workshop
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Text
, letterer
Show/hide 12. Who Will Be the Lucky Boy and Girl to Spend a Day with Superboy? It Can Be You! Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

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Show/hide 13. The Submarine Superboy! (Superboy) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
John Sikela, penciller
 
Ed Dobrotka, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
United Kingdom
Superboy Annual (Atlas Publishing, 1953 series) #1954-55 (1954)
The Submarine Superboy
Show/hide 14. Untitled (Bazooka) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Bazooka

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Text
, letterer
Show/hide 15. Smokey, the Fire-Preventing Bear Comes to the Rescue of Peter Porkchops (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
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Show/hide 16. Follow the Danger Trail with Tomahawk (Tomahawk; Star Spangled Comics) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Tomahawk; Star Spangled Comics

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Text
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Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 17. Untitled (Schwinn) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Schwinn

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Colours
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Text
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Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 43119

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