Appearing in "The Adventures of Superman... When He Was a Boy!"Edit
- Alice White
- Bibbo Bibbowski
- Carl Packard
- Cat Grant
- Guardian (Jim Harper)
- Jimmy Olsen
- Jonathan Kent
- Krypto (Earth dog)
- Lex Luthor
- Lois Lane
- Martha Kent
- Tana Moon
- Vincent Edge
- Steel Hand
- Briscoe (Single appearance)
- Deke (Single appearance)
- Gordon (Single appearance)
- Sal (Single appearance)
- Tony (Single appearance)
- Easy Street
- Silk Glove Club
- Superman Memorial Statue
Synopsis for "The Adventures of Superman... When He Was a Boy!"Edit
- Synopsis not yet written.
- Despite Superboy's claim to the name, Superman does not make an appearance in this issue.
- This comic book is triangle #15 for the year 1993.
- This comic book is part of the Reign of the Supermen! story-arc continuing throughout all four concurrent Superman titles.
- This issue was published as both a direct market edition and a newstand edition. The direct market edition featured a die-cut cover enhancement and a centerfold poster of Super
boyman. The newstand edition cost .45 cents less and did not feature a cover enhancement.
- The cover to the newstand edition features a picture of Superboy leaning against a brick wall after having carved the words "Truth and Justice - My Way! into it with his finger.
- First appearance of Tana Moon. Tana will become a reccurring character in the Superboy ongoing comic book series.
- This issue is reprinted in the The Return of Superman trade paperback and the Superman: The Death and Return of Superman Omnibus.
- Superboy acquires his trademark sunglasses and leather jacket in this issue.
- There is a newspaper article pinned to the front of Lois' desk, which reads: "Ordway to sponsor Batson Expedition". Ordway is of course named after writer/artist, Jerry Ordway and the Batson Expedition is a reference to one of Ordway's upcoming comic book projects, the Power of Shazam.
- Discuss Adventures of Superman Vol 1 501 on the forums
- Cover gallery for the Adventures of Superman series
Links and ReferencesEdit
This page may contain some of the same content as the DC Database article. A more complete and current article is at the DC Comics Database Adventures of Superman Vol 1 501.
- Superman at Wikipedia.org
- Superman at DC Comics
- Superman Wiki
- Superman Homepage
- Superman at TV Tropes
- Superboy article at Wikipedia
- Superboy (Volume 4) series index at DCU Guide
- Superboy (Volume 4) series index at Comicbookdb.com
- Superboy (Volume 4) series index at the Grand Comics Database Project
- Superman biography page at the Unofficial Guide to the DC Universe
- Adventures of Superman #501 entry at the Grand Comics Database
- Adventures of Superman #501 entry at the Unofficial Guide to the DC Universe
- Adventures of Superman series index at the Grand Comics Database
- Adventures of Superman series index at the Unofficial Guide to the DC Universe
- First and only known appearance to date besides flashbacks
The Death and Return of Superman