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Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) comic books 1956-1969

  • Issue #220
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 220
    • 2" cumulative spine split, centerfold detached at one staple, cover coming loose at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Greatest Show On Earth, script by Otto Binder, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; Superboy and Krytop perform in a circus; KIrypto's existence is revealed to the world. The Coward and the Hero starring Aquaman, script by Jack Miller, art by Ramona Fradon. Superman Puzzle Game. How to Teach Your Dog Tricks article. The Arrows From Outer Space starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. Little Pete humor page by Henry Bolitnoff. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #221
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 221

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan. The Babe of Steel starring Superboy, script by Otto Binder, art by John Sikela; Mr and Mrs Bolton recall the time they babysat for Clark. The Boy Who Refused To Swim starring Aquaman, art by Ramona Fradon. Bebe humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Satellite Arrow, art by George Papp; Green Arrow foils an alien invasion with his Satellite Arrow Ship. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #222
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 222

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. Superboy's Repeat Performance, script by Otto Binder, art by John Sikela; Superboy is compelled to repeat past super deeds after an encounter with a kryptonite meteor. Little Pete humor page by Henry Boltinoff. A Rival For Aquaman, art by Ramona Fradon; Aquaman meets a mysterious character who can swim at super speed. Varsity Vic humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Magic Tricks You Can Do article. The Cowboy Archers starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #223
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 223
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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. Hercules, Junior, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye; Superboy adopts a new secret identity to help a sea captain famous for helping others. The Sunken City of Gold starring Aquaman, script by Jack Miller, art by Ramona Fradon. Varsity Vic humor two-pager by Henry Boltinoff. The ABC's of Archery article. The Decoy Archer, art by George Papp; Green Arrow recruits a man of questionable character to be his understudy. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #224
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 224

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. Pa Kent, Superman starring Superboy, script by Alvin Schwartz, art by Curt Swan; After getting struck by lightning, Pa is under the delusion he has super powers. The Seventh Wonder of the Sea, script by George Kashdan, art by Ramona Fradon; Aquaman helps a photographer gather underwater pictures. Get Your Ticket to the Treasury of Books public service announcement starring Superman, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. The Bad Luck Archers starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #225
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 225

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Bird With Super Powers starring Superboy, script by Alvin Schwartz, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; Professor Lang brings back a mynah bird that seems to have super-powers. The Undersea School, art by Ramona Fradon; Aquaman runs a school for fish. The Useless Arrows starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. Little Pete humor page by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #226
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 226
    Auction opens May 1

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. Superboy's Flying Rivals, script by Otto Binder, art by John Sikela; A bunch of statues from a mythology exhibit seem to have flown off under their own power. The Showoff of the Seven Seas starring Aquaman, art by Ramona Fradon. Jerry the Jitterbug humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Scarlet Bowmen, art by George Papp; Green Arrow and Speedy impersonate the Scarlet Bowmen of Belgravia. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #227
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 227
    • 1" spine split from top of comic.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Good Samaritan of Smallville, script by Otto Binder, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; Somebody in Smallville is helping people and Superboy is getting the credit for it. A Day in the Life of Aquaman, art by Ramona Fradon; People In the News wants to do a show about Aquaman. Varsity Vic humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Green Arrow Mystery Cards, art by George Papp. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #228
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 228

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. Clark Kent's Bodyguard starring Superboy, script by Alvin Schwartz, art by John Sikela; Clark Kent is a witness for an accused thief; a bodyguard assigned to him makes it tough to be Superboy. Varsity Vic humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Floating Hall of Fame starring Aquaman, script by Bob Haney, art by Ramona Fradon. This Business of Boxing article. The Ozark Archer starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #229
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 229
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($16.50) will be charged at checkout. It ships immediately from our office.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front of case
    • Label #1094097004

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The End of the Kent Family starring Superboy, script by Otto Binder, art by John Sikela; The Kents have to start a new life in another town after the house is destroyed by a meteor. Aquaman's Undersea Partner, art by Ramona Fradon; Aquaman picks one undersea creature to be his special assistant. The Wildcat Archers starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #230
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 230
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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Ray Burnley. The Secret of the Flying Horse, script by Otto Binder, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; Superboy meets a super-horse from another planet. The Tom Thumb Aquaman, art by Ramona Fradon. The Outlaw Archers starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #231
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 231

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Super-Feats of Superbaby starring Superboy, script by Otto Binder, art by John Sikela; Superboy repays men in town who helped him when he was a baby. Three Fates for Aquaman, art by Ramona Fradon. Varsity Vic humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Battle of the Arrowcars starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #232
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 232
    • 3" spine split from bottom of comic.
    Auction opens May 1

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The House Where Superboy Was Born, script by Jerry Coleman, art by John Sikela; The entire block where Superboy was born lands in Smallville, but Superboy can't visit it because it's made of Kryptonite. Aquaman Joins the Navy, art by Ramona Fradon. Shorty humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Case of the A-B-C Arrows starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #233
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 233

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. Joe Smith, Man of Steel starring Superboy, script by Otto Binder, art by John Sikela; Glowing meteor gives a man super-powers for a day. The Sea Clown, art by Ramona Fradon; Wackyman is a clown who somehow duplicates all of Aquaman's powers. Hy Wire humor two-pager by Henry Boltinoff. Private Pete humor page by Henry Boltinoff. A Lesson for a Bully starring Green Arrow, script by Bill Finger, art by George Papp. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #234
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 234
    • Cover detached at one staple, heavy staple rust.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.95) will be charged at checkout. It ships immediately from our office.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #0280799001

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. 1,001 Rides with Superboy, script by Otto Binder, art by John Sikela; Members of the Super Flyers Club relate their experiences flying with Superboy. The Super-Aquarium, art by Ramona Fradon; Aquaman is added to an alien aquarium. Lionel and His Lions humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Three White Feathers, art by George Papp; Green Arrow is accused of cowardice. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #235
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 235

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Confession of Superboy!, script by Otto Binder, art by John Sikela; Clark Kent reveals his id to the world, just to see what will happen! Lionel and His Lions humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Show-Off of the Sea starring Aquaman, art by Ramona Fradon. The Doom of the Giant Arrows starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #236
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 236

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. Clark Kent's Super-Dad, script by Jerry Coleman, art by John Sikela; Pa Kent gains super-powers and goes into action as Strongman. Hy Wire humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Iceberg of Doom starring Aquaman, script by Otto Binder, art by Ramona Fradon. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #237
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 237
    • 1" spine split.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.35) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by mycomicshop's experienced graders and ships immediately from our office.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($0.90) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by mycomicshop's experienced graders and ships immediately from our office.
    • 2" cumulative spine split.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Robot War of Smallville, script by Jerry Coleman, art by John Sikela; Superboy returns to Smallville after a trip and finds that everyone has been turned into robots. Sgt. Bilko #1 ad. Ollie humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Secret of the Sea King starring Aquaman, art by Ramona Fradon. The Home-Made Arrows starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. Lem 'n' Lime humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Two-page text feature, How to Become an Expert Pitcher, by Jack Miller. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #238
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 238
    • Tape along spine. 3" cumulative spine split.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Secret Past of Superboy's Father, script by Otto Binder, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Ray Burnley; Superboy dreams that his father stole his rocket design from another Kryptonian scientist. The Floating Doom starring Aquaman, art by Ramona Fradon. The Perils of the Polka-Dot Archer, art by George Papp; The Polka Dot Archer is a clown who mimics Green Arrow. Lem 'n' Lime humor page by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #239
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 239

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Super-Tricks of the Dog of Steel starring Superboy, script by Jerry Coleman, art by John Sikela; After being hit by a meteor, Krypto learns to talk; And Superboy becomes jealous of all the attention he's getting. Lionel and His Lions humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Classroom Archer starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. The Voyage of the Good Ship Aquaman, art by Ramona Fradon. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #240
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 240
    • Heavy soiling to back cover.
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    • 1-1/2" cumulative spine split (chew).

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Super-Teacher from Krypton, script by Edmond Hamilton, art by John Sikela; A robot teacher constructed by Jor-El comes to Earth to decide if Superboy is worthy of his powers. Arrows -- for Hire, art by George Papp; Oliver's investments go bad, so Green Arrow and Speedy have to earn money to pay the mortgage on the Arrow Cave. So You Want to Be a Pilot article. Lucky humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Alphabet Book of the Sea starring Aquaman, art by Ramona Fradon. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #241
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 241
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.44) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by mycomicshop's experienced graders and ships immediately from our office.
    • 1" cumulative spine split.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.05) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by mycomicshop's experienced graders and ships immediately from our office.
    • Signed by artist Ramona Fradon (interior) with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity. 1-1/2" cumulative spine split.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Super-Outlaw of Smallville starring Superboy, script by Otto Binder, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye; an outlaw plans to sell a box containing super powers. The Queen Arrow starring Green Arrow, script by France Herron, art by George Papp; first appearance of Queen Arrow, a female version of Green Arrow. So You Want to Become a Capitol Page Boy article. Ollie humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Mutiny Against Aquaman, script by Jack Miller, art by Ramona Fradon. The Disappearing Glass Trick--Learn a Bit of Magic activity page. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #242
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 242
    • INCOMPLETE. Panel clipped. Interrupts art or story. 4" cumulative spine split. Tape along spine.
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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Kid from Krypton, script by Otto Binder, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye; Zar-Al, another Krypton refugee, comes to Smallville. House Ad for Tomahawk and Superman for November, 1957. The Amazing Feats of Aqua-Melvin starring Aquaman, art by Ramona Fradon. Little Pete humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Magic Ballroom--Superboy's Workshop activity page. The Return of Robin Hood starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. Teddy Roosevelt Guardian of Nature public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Ruben Moreira. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #243
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 243

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Super-Toys from Krypton, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye; A box of toys from Krypton crashes on Earth and causes all sorts of trouble for Superboy. The One and Only Superman comics ad. Aquaman's Amazing Bets, art by Ramona Fradon. Biography of Gentleman Jim Corbett. The Million-Dollar Arrows starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #244
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 244
    • Small piece torn from center of cover spine.
    • 2" cumulative spine split. Chew on back cover.
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    • 1/2" spine split from base of comic.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Poorest Family in Smallville starring Superboy, script by Alvin Schwartz, art by John Sikela; Ma and Pa Kent are poverty stricken. Ad for Sgt. Bilko, Bob Hope, Jerry Lewis, and Jackie Gleason. Little Pete humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Mysteries in Space fact page by Mort Drucker. A Medal for Roy starring Green Arrow, script by George Kashdan, art by George Papp. Jerry Jitterbug humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Copy Cat Creature starring Aquaman, script by Robert Bernstein, art by Ramona Fradon. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #245
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 245
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.18) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by mycomicshop's experienced graders and ships immediately from our office.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($0.66) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by mycomicshop's experienced graders and ships immediately from our office.
    • 5" cumulative spine split.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Mystery of Monster X starring Superboy, script by Otto Binder, art by Al Plastino; a movie studios monster comes to live and radiates Kryptonite out of its eyes. Ad for Mystery in Space and Strange Adventures, pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Bernard Sachs. The Big Surprise Arrows starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. Varsity Vic humor two-pager by Henry Boltinoff. The Sorcerer of the Sea, script by George Kashdan, art by Ramona Fradon; when sorcerer Jason Deeter appears to be able to control Aquaman, maritime hijackers try to use Deeter to force Aquaman to help them commit crimes. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #246
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 246
    • 1" tear to front cover.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Girl Who Trapped Superboy, script by Otto Binder, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye; a girl attempts to trick Superboy into revealing his secret identity. Varsity Vic humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Underwater Telescope--Superboy's Workshop activity page. The Town That Went Underwater starring Aquaman, art by Ramona Fradon. Little Pete humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Rainbow Archer starring Green Arrow, script by France Herron, art by George Papp. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #247
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 247
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($148.97) will be charged at checkout. It ships immediately from our office.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1355996001
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($22.47) will be charged at checkout. It ships immediately from our office.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Cover detached.
    • Label #1349635015
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1465434002

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. First appearance of Legion of Super Heroes (Cosmic Boy, Lightning Lad, and Saturn Girl) in The Legion of Super-Heroes, script by Otto Binder, art by Al Plastino; Three teens from the future offer Superboy membership in their super-hero club; But when Superboy fails to complete three simple tasks, the Legionnaires pretend to reject him, until they reveal that the three tasks were merely initiation pranks which proved he is a good sport. Challengers of the Unknown #1 ad. Little Pete humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The 13 Superstition Arrows starring Green Arrow, script by France Herron, art by George Papp. Casey the Cop humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Aquaman's Super Sea-Squad, script by Jack Miller, art by Ramona Fradon. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #248
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 248
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Cover detached. Centerfold detached.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Great Super-Powers Contest starring Superboy, Lana Lang, Ma Kent, and Ace Grimes, script by Bill Finger, art by Creig Flessel; one of Superboys powers puts him in peril. New Adventures of Charlie Chan #1. Little Pete humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The World's Three Most Dangerous Arrows starring Green Arrow, script by France Herron, art by George Papp. Jerry the Jitterbug humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Traitor of the Seven Seas starring Aquaman, art by Ramona Fradon. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #249
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 249

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Stolen Superboy Cape, script by Otto Binder, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye; a pair of crooks steal Clark Kents valise, which contains Superoys costume. The Man Who Hated Arrows starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. Varsity Vic humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Sgt. Bilko's Pvt. Doberman #1 ad. Wanted -- Aqua-Crook starring Aquaman, script by Otto Binder, art by Ramona Fradon. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #250
    Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 250
    • Light residue/staining on front cover.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Impostor from the Year 2958, script by Bill Finger, art by John Sikela; A criminal from the 30th Century comes to Smallville to get Cobalt to build a cobalt bomb, and disguises himself as a local resident and Superboy has to figure out which one. House ad for Showcase #15 starring Space Ranger. The Green Arrows of the World, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Jack Kirby and Roz Kirby; "Counterfeit" Carson attempts to crash a party by the Green Arrows of the world to get his revenge. The Guinea Pig of the Sea starring Aquaman, art by Ramona Fradon. Little Pete humor page by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.