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Issue Details

Issue #225
Published June 1956
Frequency monthly
Cover Price 0.10 USD
Pages 36
Editing Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Jack Schiff (managing editor); Mort Weisinger (story editor); George Kashdan (story editor)

Cover Details - "The Bird With Super-Powers!"

Genre superhero
Pencils Curt Swan
Inks Stan Kaye

12 page Superboy story "The Bird With Super Powers"

Characters Superboy; Lana Lang; Professor Lang; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent; kryptonite
Synopsis Professor Lang brings back a mynah bird that seems to have super-powers.
Genre superhero
Script Alvin Schwartz
Pencils Curt Swan
Inks George Klein
Notes When reprinted in Superboy #174, minor retitling as "The Bird With Super-Powers" (sticking in the hyphen, which is not here in the original). Inker id by Bob Hughes 8/2005 (previously John Fischetti); also given as Klein in the reprint in Superboy #174.
Reprinted in Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #174 (June 1971) [see notes]

1 page Binky public service announcement "Pioneers of 1976"

Script Jack Schiff
Pencils Win Mortimer
Inks Win Mortimer
Letters Gaspar Saladino

6 page Aquaman story "The Undersea School"

Synopsis Aquaman runs a school for fish.
Genre superhero
Pencils Ramona Fradon
Inks Ramona Fradon
Notes inker credit updated 8/04, not Charles Paris

Half page Shorty story "Uranium or gold?"

Script Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Letters Henry Boltinoff

1 page Chip filler "You just struck out!"

Genre teen; humor

2 page text article "How To Read Animal Signs"

Script Jack Miller [as Jeb Malloy]
Letters typeset

6 page Green Arrow story "The Useless Arrows"

Synopsis Green Arrow's arrows are stolen so he has to use a bunch of arrows sent to the Arrow Candy Company as part of a kids' contest.
Genre superhero
Script Jack Miller?
Pencils George Papp
Inks George Papp
Notes writer credit by Bob Hughes, 8/04

1 page Little Pete filler "We'll build a real big airplane"

Genre children; humor
Script Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Letters Henry Boltinoff