How to Spend a Summer Week!


Superboy no 52 oct 1956 How to spend a summer week rsz.jpg
Superboy no 52 oct 1956 rsz.jpg


How to Spend a Summer Week!


Binky shows "How to Spend a Summer Week!"

Comic description: Binky continues to provide Pete with options of fun things to do during the summer like going to the museum, the library, or the beach. Pete always responds that he does not want to go. In the final panel Binky says "Don't be like Pete. There's summer fun in your own home town! Look for it and you'll find it!"

[Image description: The cover shows Powerboy using super-strength to keep two cars from crashing into each other. Superboy flies in the air above him and says "Terriffic! This is one place in the Universe where I can relax!"]

Public service comic published as a part of the National Social Welfare Assembly Comics Project. The Comics Project lasted from August 1949 - July 1967 and produced over 200 pages promoting citizenship and social values.

Publisher's Note: "Published as a public service in cooperation with The National Social Welfare Assembly, coordinating organization for national health, welfare and recreation agencies of the U.S."


Script: Jack Schiff
Pencils: Win Mortimer
Inks: Win Mortimer 
Letters: Ira Schnapp


Superboy: The Heroine of Smallville no.52 OCT 1956 James Branch Cabell Library, VCU Libraries


DC Comics


1956 October


Special Collections and Archives, James Branch Cabell Library, VCU Libraries


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Comics on a Mission: Educational and Public Service Comics, Social Welfare History Image Portal


Script: Jack Schiff Pencils: Win Mortimer Inks: Win MortimerLetters:Ira Schnapp, “How to Spend a Summer Week!,” Social Welfare History Image Portal, accessed June 12, 2024,