Superboy #45

United States

DC Comics

United States

Published
December 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
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/12492

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor)
Mort Weisinger (actual editor)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled [A Trap for Superboy!] (Superboy) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; Lana Lang

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Editing
Mort Weisinger
Show/hide 1. Draw Me! (Art Instruction, Inc.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Art Instruction, Inc.

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. Incredible Superboy Auction (Superboy) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent

Credits

Art
John Sikela

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Century the 100 Page Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #7 ([December 1956?])
Incredible Superboy Auction
 
United Kingdom
Superboy Adventure Book (Atlas Publishing, 1955 series) #1957-58 (1958)
Incredible Superboy Auction

Synopsis

After the General Store burns down Pa must raise money and accidentally auctions off all of Clark's Superboy souvenirs.

Show/hide 3. Untitled (Baby Ruth) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Baby Ruth

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 4. The Bat Kite (Superboy's Workshop) Activity, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superboy's Workshop
Genre
Superhero
Show/hide 5. The Secret of the Super Charades (Superboy) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

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

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
John Sikela
Show/hide 6. Untitled (Tootsie Roll) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Tootsie Roll

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 7. Untitled (Varsity Vic) Comic story, 1 page

"Eight o'clock..."

Featuring

Feature
Varsity Vic
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 8. The Man Who Owned a Volcano Text story, 2 pages

Credits

Author
Jack Miller
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 9. Untitled (Little Pete) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Stop quarreling, boys!"

Featuring

Feature
Little Pete
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 10. "Wings" Winchester Saves the Movie Theater (Winchester Super Speed Roller Skates) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Winchester Super Speed Roller Skates
Genre
Adventure
Show/hide 11. A Trap for Superboy! (Superboy) Comic story, 7.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lana Lang; Jonathan Kent

Credits

Art
John Sikela

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #109 ([March 1958])
A Trap for Superboy
Original
Superboy 45, December 1955

Synopsis

Lana Lang stumbles on a piece of kryptonite and tries to prove Clark is Superboy.

Show/hide 12. Untitled Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

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

Show/hide 13. Untitled (Kings' Knights) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Kings' Knights

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 14. How a Nation Is Born, Your United Nations at Work Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction; advocacy

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Win Mortimer ?
Inks
Win Mortimer
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Notes

inside back cover

Show/hide 15. Untitled (Daisy Manufacturing Company) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daisy Manufacturing Company

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 43943

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