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Superboy (1949) - #255
"The Super-Spectacles Swipe!"
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Gerry Conway

Joe Staton

Vincent Joseph Colletta - 'Vince / Vinnie / P. Zorito'

Gene D'Angelo

Ben Oda

Jack C. Harris

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Cover Date: September 1979
Cover Price: US $ 0.40

Issue Tagline: None.

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 17 pages

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Superboy (1949) #255 Whitman Edition

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Letters Column: The Legion Outpost

Superboy experiences a problem using his heat vision while at school, in that the lenses of his glasses melt! He is then visited by the Legion of Super-Heroes, who tell Clark that an alien has used his glasses to create a super laser that has imprisoned the population of Tokyo in the Phantom Zone! The only way to free them? Travel back in time to Krypton and obtain more Kryptonian glass!

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