Adventure Comics #273

DC Comics

United States

Published
June 1960
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Digest 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/15692

Credits

Editing
Mort Weisinger, Editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Boy Who Was Stronger Than Superboy! (Superboy) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Ted Grahame; Lana Lang

Credits

Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 1. Untitled (Joe Weider) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Joe Weider

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, typeset

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. The Boy Who Was Stronger Than Superboy! (Superboy) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Ted Grahame; Lana Lang; Pa Kent

Credits

Writing
Jerry Siegel, scripter
Art
George Papp, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
100-Page Super Spectacular (DC, 1973 series) #DC-15 (March 1973)
The Boy Who Was Stronger Than Superboy
 
United States
100-Page Super Spectacular (DC, 1973 series) #DC-15 (March 1973)
 
Australia
Giant Superboy Album (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #11 ([June 1974?])
The Boy Who Was Stronger Than Superboy!
 
Australia
Giant Superboy Album (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #11 ([June 1974?])
 
Australia
Superboy (Murray, 1980 series) #123 ([May 1981?])
The Boy Who was Stronger Than Superboy
 
Australia
Superboy (Murray, 1980 series) #123 ([May 1981?])
From GCD
in 100-Page Super Spectacular (DC, 1973 series) #DC-15 (March 1973)

Synopsis

A Smallville boy gains super strength from a mysterious meteor.

Show/hide 3. The Readers' Choice! (The Brave and the Bold; Justice League of America; Showcase; Rip Hunter... Time Master) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
The Brave and the Bold; Justice League of America; Showcase; Rip Hunter... Time Master

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 4. Untitled (Shorty) Comic story, 1 page

"Gosh! Oh Shorty!"

Featuring

Feature
Shorty
Genre
Humour

Credits

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

Reprint history

Original
Star Spangled War Stories (DC, 1952 series) #13 (September 1953)
Show/hide 5. Untitled (Palisades Amusement Park) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Palisades Amusement Park

Credits

Writing
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Art
, line art
Colours
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Text
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Show/hide 6. Around The World In 80 Hours! (Aquaman) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Aqualad [Garth]; Captain Kryle; Smugglers Incorporated (Villains); Agent X-6 (member of Smugglers Incorporated); Aden (Member of Smugglers Incorporated)

Credits

Writing
Robert Bernstein, scripter
Art
Ramona Fradon, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Century Plus Comic (Color Comics, 1960 series) #52 ([September 1960])
Around the World in 80 Hours!
 
United States
The Aquaman Archives (DC, 2003 series) #Volume 1 (2003)
Around the World in 80 Hours!
 
United States
Showcase Presents Aquaman (DC, 2007 series) #1 ([February] 2007)
Around The World In 80 Hours!
From GCD
in The Aquaman Archives (DC, 2000 series) #1
in Showcase Presents Aquaman (DC 2007 series) #1
Printed in
Top Comics Wassermann (BSV - Williams, 1970 series) #115
From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #273 (June 1960)

Synopsis

An author needs Aquaman to prove he can swim around the world in 80 hours.

Notes

Writer credit from Martin O'Hearn at http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/.

Show/hide 7. Untitled (Ollie) Comic story, 0.67 pages

"Have a nice flight, Ollie!"

Featuring

Feature
Ollie
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter [signed]
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer [signed]
Show/hide 8. Coming... Super-Attractions! (Superman; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane; Action Comics) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane; Action Comics

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 9. Untitled (Smallville Mailsack) Letters page, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Smallville Mailsack

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Colours
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Text
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Notes

Letters from Trudy Schwartzman and Martha Tolmack, Janet Smolinsky, Martin Polinsky, M. Goode and C. Burrows, Thomas Rogers, Larry Southern, Mark O'Flynn, and Dennis Sullivan.

Show/hide 10. Congorilla's Twin! (Congorilla) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Congorilla
Genre
Jungle; superhero
Characters
Congo Bill; Janu

Credits

Writing
Robert Bernstein, scripter
Art
Howard Sherman, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Century Plus Comic (Color Comics, 1960 series) #52 ([September 1960])
Congorilla's Twin!

Synopsis

A showman disguises one of his henchman as Congorilla so he can make a few bucks.

Show/hide 11. Untitled (Stephens Credit Sales) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Stephens Credit Sales

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 12. Be Your Own Boss! Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Advocacy

Credits

Writing
Jack Schiff, scripter
Art
Bernard Baily, line art
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer

Notes

inside back cover

Show/hide 13. Untitled (Wilson Chemical Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Wilson Chemical Co.

Credits

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

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 56268

Cover added

  • 24/11/2010

Index completed

  • 27/05/2022

Last updated

  • 27/05/2022