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Object ID 001408

Object Name The Great Superboy Doublecross

Object Desc Comic: Adventure Comics Issue: Aug. 1959 No. 263

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001185

Alternate ID

General Category Printed Material

Category Comic Books


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 7, Shelf 12

Object Date 1959

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End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Superboy,Adventure Comics,DC Comics,Aquaman,Superman,Green Arrow,comic books,serials,

Title The Great Superboy Doublecross

Sub-Title The Adventures of Superman When He Was A Boy

Series Adventure Comics

Edition Aug. 1959 No. 263

Description / Abstract This issue features "The Great Superboy Doublecross" a comic from when Superman was a young boy. The story focuses on the character Sherlock Haymes trying to discover the true identity of Superman/boy because Superboy's father tells him Clark Kent is Superboy. This issue also includes "The Green Arrow", "Jerry the Jitterbug, " and "Aquaman" comics. In addition, there are numerous advertisements for Tootsie Roll and other products/offers. Adventure Comics was an American comic book series published by DC Comics from 1938 to 1983 and revived from 2009 to 2011. In its first era, the series ran for 503 issues (472 of those after the title changed from New Adventure Comics), making it the fifth-longest-running DC series, behind Detective Comics, Action Comics, Superman, and Batman.

Physical Description Paperback comic book with green and purple front cover featuring illustration of Dad Kent and Sherlock Haymes with Superboy looking on. The back cover is an advertisement for "Daisy Scope Gun". Inside front cover is an advertisement for how to become a "Mighty He-man" featuring John Sill. Inside back cover has advertisements for Daisy Manufacturing Company and J.S.C.A. Comics are in full color. Measurements: 10.25" length/height, 7" width

Author DC Comics

Author Details DC Comics, Inc. is one of the largest and most successful companies operating in the market for American comic books and related media. It is the publishing unit of DC Entertainment,[1] a company of Warner Bros. Entertainment, which itself is owned by Time Warner. DC Comics produces material featuring a large number of well-known characters, including Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, the Flash, Aquaman, Hawkman, and Green Arrow, along with such superhero teams as the Justice League and the Teen Titans, as well as antagonists such as the Joker, Lex Luthor and Catwoman.




Language English

Publisher National Comics Publications Inc.

Publisher Details Sparta Ill. New York.

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Image Caption CMY001185

Description Adventure Comics, "The Great Superboy Doublecross" Aug. 1959 No. 263


Date FEB 5,2014

Summary Good

Assessor Cassie Coffey

Notes The comic book is in good condition. There are only minor tears or wear on the cover. There appears to be a faded stain on the front. All pages are in very good condition with minor yellowing.


Date JUN 20,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 1, Shelf 20 from Room 1, Shelf 18 - automatic entry by admin

Date JUN 20,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 12 from Room 1, Shelf 20 - automatic entry by admin