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  1. Feature: The Super-Student of Swankhurst Academy (Superboy, Pa Kent)

Superboy enrolls at Swankhurst Academy to expose a crooked headmaster.


  2. Be a Good Citizen! (public service message by Superman / written by Jack Schiff)


  4. Co-Feature: The Boy with Ultra-Powers! (Superboy, Ultra Boy, Pete Ross, Krypto, Lana Lang, Ma Kent (cameo) / written by Jerry Siegel : reprinted in: Superboy #147, Adventure Comics #497, Legion of Super-Heroes Archives #1)

Ultra Boy makes his debut, trying to figure out Superboy's secret identity. He succeeds, but informs Superboy that it was his test of initiation to join the Legion of Super-Heroes. 

  1. Tricksy (gag strip by Henry Boltinoff)

  2. Casey the Cop (gag strip by Henry Boltinoff)



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This is yet another first in the diaspora like introduction of the Legion of Super Heroes. Of the many members of the future team, the two with the closest powers to Superman are Ultraman and Mon-El, and it is therefore interesting that the two of them share an equally frivolous entry into comic history. In this case, there is no connection to the Legion at all (rather it would seem that later writers just took the characters as they were no longer being used) and similar to Mon-El here a vis...

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