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[[Image:Superboy v.1 64.jpg|right|thumb|350px|Superboy #64]]
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{{DC Database:Comic Template
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| Title = Superboy
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| Image = Superboy Vol 1 64.jpg
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| Volume = 1
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| Issue = 64
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| Month = April
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| Year = 1958
   
__NOTOC__
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| Executive Editor = Whitney Ellsworth
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| CoverArtist1 = Curt Swan
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| CoverArtist2 = Stan Kaye
   
''' Superboy's Unknown Rival '''
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| Quotation =
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| Speaker =
   
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| StoryTitle1 = Superboy's Unknown Rival
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| StoryTitle2 = Lana Lang's Super-Birthday
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| StoryTitle3 = The Rebel Super-Dog
   
==Summary==
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| Synopsis1 = A con-man named Willis attempts to gain access to Jimmy Grimes' family's bank vault by posing as Superboy. The real [[Superboy]] arrives and exposes the fraud.
'''Volume:''' 1 <br>
 
'''Issue:''' 64 <br>
 
'''Month:''' April<br>
 
'''Year:''' [[:Category:1958|1958]] <br>
 
   
==Credits==
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| Synopsis2 = Superboy gives [[Lana Lang]] a strange birthday gift, which accidentally grants her temporary super-powers. After several harrowing mishaps, the effects wear off, and Superboy manages to protect his secret identity.
'''Head Writer:''' [[Alvin Schwartz]]<br>
 
'''Cover Artists:''' [[Curt Swan]] and [[Stan Kaye]]<br>
 
'''Pencilers:''' [[John Sikela]]<br>
 
'''Inkers:''' [[John Sikela]]<br>
 
'''Editors:''' [[Mort Weisinger]]<br>
 
   
==Synopsis==
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| Synopsis3 = [[Krypto]] becomes agitated with Superboy and leaves him to become Lana Lang's pet dog instead. Superboy decides to make Krypto jealous by purchasing a replacement pet that he names Hot Dog. Krypto eventually sees the error of his ways and returns to Superboy.
'''Cast of Characters:'''
 
* [[Superboy (Silver Age)]]
 
* Jimmy Grimes
 
* Willis
 
   
'''Locations:'''
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| Editor1_1 = Mort Weisinger
*[[Smallville]]
 
   
'''First Appearances:''' Jimmy Grimes (a teenager); Willis (a con-man) <br>
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| Writer1_1 = Alvin Schwartz
'''Final Appearances:''' Jimmy Grimes; Willis<br>
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| Writer2_1 = Alvin Schwartz
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| Writer3_1 = Otto Binder
   
'''Synopsis:''' A con-man named Willis attempts to gain access to Jimmy Grimes' family's bank vault by posing as Superboy. The real Superboy arrives and exposes the fraud.
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| Penciler1_1 = John Sikela
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| Penciler2_1 = Creig Flessel
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| Penciler3_1 = John Sikela
   
==Lana Lang's Super-Birthday==
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| Inker1_1 = John Sikela
===Credits===
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| Inker2_1 = Creig Flessel
'''Head Writer:''' [[Alvin Schwartz]]<br>
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| Inker3_1 = John Sikela
'''Pencilers:''' [[Creig Flessel]] <br>
 
'''Inkers:''' [[Creig Flessel]]<br>
 
'''Editors:''' [[Mort Weisinger]] <br>
 
   
===Synopsis===
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| Colourist1_1 =
'''Cast of Characters:'''
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| Letterer1_1 =
*[[Superboy (Silver Age)]]
 
*[[Lana Lang (Silver Age)]]
 
*[[Martha Kent (Silver Age)]]
 
   
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| Appearing1 =
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'''Featured Characters:'''
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* {{apn|[[Kal-El (Earth-One)|Superboy]]|Adventure Comics #246|Adventure Comics #247}}
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'''Antagonists:'''
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* Willis {{Only}}
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'''Other Characters:'''
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* Jimmy Grimes {{Only}}
 
'''Locations:'''
 
'''Locations:'''
*[[Smallville]]
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* {{a|[[Earth-One]]}}
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* {{a|[[Smallville, Kansas|Smallville]]}}
   
'''First Appearances:''' No first appearances <br>
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| Appearing2 =
'''Final Appearances:''' No final appearances <br>
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'''Featured Characters:'''
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* {{a|[[Kal-El (Earth-One)|Superboy]]}}
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'''Supporting Characters:'''
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* {{a|[[Lana Lang (Earth-One)|Lana Lang]]}}
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* {{a|[[Martha Clark (Earth-One)|Martha Kent]]}}
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'''Locations:'''
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* {{a|[[Earth-One]]}}
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* {{a|[[Smallville, Kansas|Smallville]]}}
   
'''Synopsis:''' Superboy gives Lana Lang a strange birthday gift, which accidentally grants her temporary super-powers. After several harrowing mishaps, the effects wear off, and Superboy manages to protect his secret identity.<br>
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| Appearing3 =
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'''Featured Characters:'''
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* {{a|[[Kal-El (Earth-One)|Superboy]]}}
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'''Supporting Characters:'''
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* {{a|[[Krypto (Earth-One)|Krypto]]}}
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* {{a|[[Lana Lang (Earth-One)|Lana Lang]]}}
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'''Antagonists:'''
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* Sparkler Smyth {{Only}}
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'''Other Characters:'''
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* Hot Dog {{Only}}
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'''Locations:'''
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* {{a|[[Smallville, Kansas|Smallville]]}}
   
==The Rebel Super-Dog==
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| Notes =
===Credits===
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* [[Kal-El (Earth-One)|Superboy]] appeared last in [[Adventure Comics Vol 1 246|''Adventure Comics'' #246]]. He appears next in [[Adventure Comics Vol 1 247|Adventure Comics #247]].
'''Head Writer:''' [[Otto Binder]] <br>
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* [[Krypto (Earth-One)|Krypto]] appeared last in [[Adventure Comics Vol 1 241|''Adventure Comics'' #241]]. He appears next in [[Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen Vol 1 29|''Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen'' #29]].
'''Pencilers:''' [[John Sikela]]<br>
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* [[Lana Lang (Earth-One)|Lana Lang]] appeared last in [[Adventure Comics Vol 1 246|''Adventure Comics'' #246]]. She appears next in [[Adventure Comics Vol 1 248|''Adventure Comics'' #248]].
'''Inkers:''' [[John Sikela]]<br>
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* [[Martha Clark (Earth-One)|Martha Kent]] appeared last in [[Superboy Vol 1 63|''Superboy (Volume 1)'' #63]]. She appears next in [[Adventure Comics Vol 1 248|''Adventure Comics'' #248]].
'''Editors:''' [[Mort Weisinger]] <br>
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| Trivia =
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| Recommended = {{Superman Family RR}}
   
===Synopsis===
 
'''Cast of Characters:'''
 
*[[Superboy (Silver Age)]]
 
*[[Krypto (Silver Age)]]
 
*[[Lana Lang (Silver Age)]]
 
*Sparkler Smith
 
 
'''First Appearances:''' Sparkler Smith (a thief)<br>
 
'''Final Appearances:''' Sparkler Smith<br>
 
 
'''Synopsis:''' Krypto becomes agitated with Superboy and leaves him to become Lana Lang's pet dog instead. Superboy decides to make Krypto jealous by purchasing a replacement pet that he names Hot Dog. Krypto eventually sees the error of his ways and returns to Superboy.<br>
 
 
==Notes==
 
* [[Superboy (Silver Age)|Superboy]] appeared last in [[Adventure Comics 246 (1958)|Adventure Comics #246]]. He appears next in [[Adventure Comics 247 (1958)|Adventure Comics #247]].
 
 
* [[Krypto (Silver Age)|Krypto]] appeared last in [[Adventure Comics 241 (1957)|Adventure Comics #241]]. He appears next in [[Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen 29 (1958)|Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #29]].
 
 
* [[Lana Lang (Silver Age)|Lana Lang]] appeared last in [[Adventure Comics 246 (1958)|Adventure Comics #246]]. She appears next in [[Adventure Comics 248 (1958)|Adventure Comics #248]].
 
 
* [[Martha Kent (Earth-One)|Martha Kent]] appeared last in [[Superboy 63 (Volume 1, 1958)|Superboy (Volume 1) #63]]. She appears next in [[Adventure Comics 248 (1958)|Adventure Comics #248]].
 
 
==Trivia==
 
 
==Recommended Readings==
 
*[[Comics Action Comics|Action Comics]]
 
*[[Comics Adventure Comics|Adventure Comics]]
 
*[[Comics Smallville|Smallville]]
 
*[[Comics Superboy (Volume 2)|Superboy (Volume 2)]]
 
*[[Comics Superboy (Volume 3)|Superboy (Volume 3)]]
 
*[[Comics Superman (Volume 1)|Superman (Volume 1)]]
 
 
==Related Articles==
 
* [[Superman (Earth-One)]]
 
 
==External Links==
 
* ''[http://www.comics.org/series.lasso?SeriesID=614 Superboy series index at the Grand Comics Database]''
 
* ''[[Wikipedia:Superboy|Superboy article at Wikipedia]]''
 
* ''[http://supermanica.info/wiki/index.php/Superboy Superboy article at Supermanica]''
 
* ''[[Wikipedia:Krypto|Krypto article at Wikipedia]]''
 
* ''[http://supermanica.info/wiki/index.php/Krypto Krypto article at Supermanica]''
 
* ''[[Wikipedia:Lana Lang|Lana Lang article at Wikipedia]]''
 
* ''[http://supermanica.info/wiki/index.php/Lana_Lang Lana Lang article at Supermanica]''
 
* ''[[Wikipedia:Martha Kent|Martha Kent article at Wikipedia]]''
 
* ''[http://supermanica.info/wiki/index.php/Martha_Kent Martha Kent article at Supermanica]''
 
 
==References==
 
* [[Cover Art Gallery Superboy|Superboy cover art gallery]]
 
* [[Superboy (Earth-One)/Appearances|Superboy (Silver Age) appearances list]]
 
* [[Krypto (Earth-One)/Appearances|Krypto (Silver Age) appearances list]]
 
* [[Lana Lang (Earth-One)/Appearances|Lana Lang (Silver Age) appearances list]]
 
 
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Latest revision as of 10:25, January 12, 2019

"Superboy's Unknown Rival": A con-man named Willis attempts to gain access to Jimmy Grimes' family's bank vault by posing as Superboy. The real Superboy arrives and exposes the fraud.



Appearing in "Superboy's Unknown Rival"

Featured Characters:

Antagonists:

  • Willis (Single appearance)

Other Characters:

  • Jimmy Grimes (Single appearance)

Locations:

Synopsis for "Superboy's Unknown Rival"

A con-man named Willis attempts to gain access to Jimmy Grimes' family's bank vault by posing as Superboy. The real Superboy arrives and exposes the fraud.

Appearing in "Lana Lang's Super-Birthday"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

Locations:

Synopsis for "Lana Lang's Super-Birthday"

Superboy gives Lana Lang a strange birthday gift, which accidentally grants her temporary super-powers. After several harrowing mishaps, the effects wear off, and Superboy manages to protect his secret identity.

Appearing in "The Rebel Super-Dog"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

Antagonists:

  • Sparkler Smyth (Single appearance)

Other Characters:

  • Hot Dog (Single appearance)

Locations:

Synopsis for "The Rebel Super-Dog"

Krypto becomes agitated with Superboy and leaves him to become Lana Lang's pet dog instead. Superboy decides to make Krypto jealous by purchasing a replacement pet that he names Hot Dog. Krypto eventually sees the error of his ways and returns to Superboy.

Notes

Trivia

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