Superboy Meets Supergirl plus The Isle of Menace and Zoo for Sale last edited by luphawk on 02/22/21 12:32PM View full history

  1. "Superboy Meets Supergirl!": (Superboy, Supergirl (not the Kara Zor-El Supergirl / written by William Woolfolk) the young queen of a Latin American country feels trapped in her castle so she sneaks out and goes to America where she becomes a new student in Clark Kent's class. an exceptional athlete, when she helps Superboy stop some crooks the papers dub her the Super Girl.
  2. "Captain Tootsie Saves the Day!": (Captain Tootsie comic strip ad for Tootsie Rolls)
  3. "A Zoo for Sale!": (Superboy / written by Bill Finger)
  4. "Lightning Hunters": (full-text article)
  5. Varsity Vic: (gag strip by Henry Boltinoff)
  6. Peg: (gag strip by Henry Boltinoff)
  7. "The Isle of Menace!": (Superboy vs The Planner, with Martha Kent)


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December of 1949 was a bad time for Superman. First there was the bad issue of his own book ( q.v.), and then there was the fifth issue of Superboy which told "The Adventures of Superman When He Was a Boy".  Why was this issue so bad? Take the story 'Superboy Meets Supergirl!'. This was a teen puppy love story about Clark falling for a girl named Lucy who was secretly the queen of a Latin American country hiding out in Smallville (with me so far?). Now Lucy isn't actually the 'Supergirl' we kn...

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