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New Adventures of Superboy (1980 DC) Whitman comic books

  • Issue #1
    New Adventures of Superboy (1980 DC) Whitman 1
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    Whitman edition. The reason why Jonathan and Martha Kent have been putting an extra candle on Clark's cake every year since his eighth birthday, and what it has to do with Suberboy's alien abduction, is revealed in "The Most Important Year of Superboy's Life!" Script by Cary Bates, pencils by Kurt Schaffenberger, inks by David Hunt. Cover by Schaffenberger & Dick Giordano. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #2
    New Adventures of Superboy (1980 DC) Whitman 2

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    Whitman edition. Cover pencils by Kurt Schaffenberger, inks by Dick Giordano. "The Demon Next Door," script by Cary Bates, art by Kurt Schaffenberger; After Prof. Lewis Lang digs up an idol called the Twins of Kokra in the Middle East, he is possessed by an Ahrimanic demon, and Superboy must find a way to exorcise it. When Superman Was Superboy article. "The Day of the Explosive Element," script by Cary Bates, pencils by Kurt Schaffenberger, inks by Dave Hunt; Superboy balks at learning Kryptonese from a teaching-helmet, until he is almost frozen to death by an element in Jor-Els rocket with a Kryptonese warning inscription he can't completely decipher. 36 pgs., full color. $0.40. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #3
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    Whitman edition. Cover pencils by Kurt Schaffenberger, inks by Dave Hunt. "The New Super-Star of Smallville!", script by Cary Bates, pencils by Kurt Schaffenberger, inks by Dave Hunt; Joey Silver, a former classmate of Clark Kents who has been plagued by an inferiority complex into adulthood, has learned through dream research how to make his dreams a reality; Thus, he dreams himself as a macho-man back in his high-school days who can become the super-powered Astralad, a hopeful partner to Superboy; The dreams become reality back in Superboys time, and his powers are the equal of the Boy of Steels. The Superboy Quiz. 36 pgs., full color. $0.40. Cover price $0.40.

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    Whitman edition. Cover pencils by Ross Andru and Kurt Schaffenberger, inks by Dave Hunt. "Look At Me World...I'm Astralad!", script by Cary Bates, pencils by Kurt Schaffenberger, inks by Dave Hunt; Superboy frustrates Astralads attempts to reveal to others that he is really Joey Silver; Then he does battle with Astralad, finally convincing him that he cannot alter history in the past; Astralad agrees and returns to 1980, saying that young Joey Silver will have no memory of his existence as a "super-hero". Continued from last issue. The Superboy Family article by E. Nelson Bridwell. 36 pgs., full color. $0.40. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #5
    New Adventures of Superboy (1980 DC) Whitman 5

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    Whitman edition. Cover pencils by Kurt Schaffenberger, inks by Dave Hunt. "Secret of the Super-Power Failures," script by Cary Bates, pencils by Kurt Schaffenberger, inks by Dave Hunt; Superboys powers seem inexplicably on the wane, until Jonathan Kent learns that the tomatoes they have been recently eating have been impregnated by alien farmers with spores from a red-sun system; The action was an accident, and Superboy destroys the contaminated vegetables; In gratitude, the aliens want to reward Superboy, but are turned down; Thus, they reward Jonathan Kent, by telling him they will make his greatest subconscious wish come true in the future. Note: ties into "The Miraculous Return of Jonathan Kent" in Action Comics (1938 DC) #507. 36 pgs., full color. $0.40. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #6
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    Whitman edition. Bill Henderson attempts to convince Superboy to move to Metropolis in "Too Big for Smallville." Written by Cary Bates, with art and cover by Kurt Schaffenberger and Dave Hunt. Cover price $0.40.

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    Whitman edition. Double-sized issue. An alien race attempts to get Superboy to move to their world in "This Planet Is Condemned." Characters: Superboy; Ma Kent; Pa Kent; Bash Bashford; Kryptonite. Written by Cary Bates, with art by Kurt Schaffenberger and Dave Hunt. Plus: 28-page Superman insert "The Computers That Saved Metropolis!" Alec and Shanna use a pair of TRS-80 computers to help Superman stop Major Disaster after Superman's powers become difficult for him to control. Reprints Superman Radio Shack Giveaway (1980) #1. Characters: Superman [Clark Kent]; Major Disaster [Paul Booker]; Shanna; Alec; Margaret Wilson; John Bardeen (Nobel Scientist, Cameo); William Schockley (Nobel Scientist, Cameo); Walter Brattain (Nobel Scientist, Cameo); Lana Lang. Written by Cary Bates, with art by Jim Starlin and Dick Giordano. Cover by Ross Andru (layouts?), Schaffenberger and Hunt. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #8
    New Adventures of Superboy (1980 DC) Whitman 8

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    Whitman edition. Cover pencils by Ross Andru and Kurt Schaffenberger, inks by Dave Hunt. "Clark Kent Must Die!", script by Cary Bates, pencils by Kurt Schaffenberger, inks by Dave Hunt; Jonathan and Martha Kent inexplicably lose all knowledge that their foster son Clark is Superboy; This creates such problems for him, since he fears revealing his double identity to them now, that he has to stage Clarks "death" by drowning and pretend that Superboy could not rescue him; At Clarks memorial service, Martha Kent angrily slaps Superboy. Continued next issue. #63 Joe Orlando — DC profiles biography by Mike W. Barr. 36 pgs., full color. $0.40. Cover price $0.40.