Superboy comic books issue 103
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Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. Full-length story, "The Three Ages of Superboy!", divided into three chapters, script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein: "Land of the Pharaohs!"; Trying to help his science teacher Mr. Larkin, Superboy chases three red kryptonite meteors through the time barrier; In ancient Egypt he helps build a pyramid and forces the pharaoh to stop enslaving his workers; The red kryptonite turns him into a lion-human hybrid, and the workers create the sphinx in his memory; "The Secret of the Black Knight!"; In Medieval England Arthur encounters Merlin, whose magic turns out to be early scientific inventions; When Sir Arthur disappears before the tournament, Superboy challenges the Black Knight, who fights him with a red kryptonite mace, which makes Superboy magnetic; and "The Wild West of Jesse James!"; In 1871 Missouri Superboy joins Doc. Langdon's medicine show while he searches for the red kryptonite, meantime foiling crimes by Jesse James; The James gang find the red kryptonite and make bullets to force Superboy to help them, but he is turned into a double of Jesse James, a fact he uses to corral the gang. Statement of ownership - average paid circulation 605,000. Strange Sports Stories ad. Super-Turtle humor page by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.