(September-October 1954)

DC, 1954 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Mort Weisinger (actual)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #95, 104, 113, 122, 131)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Boy of 100 Faces! (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credits from reprint in Showcase Presents: Superman Family. In the Millennium Edition reprint, the inker was mis-credited to Ray Burnley.

Work Can Be Fun! (Table of Contents)

Buzzy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Buzzy Brown; Susie Gruff; Wolfert
Synopsis:
Buzzy and Susie spend their summer volunteering to help with day camp activities for children.

Indexer Notes

inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

The Boy of 100 Faces! (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Ray Burnley
Colors:
?
Letters:
Pat Gordon

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Superman [Clark Kent]; Marty Watson; Bozo Bane; "Deuce" Dorgan; Jumbo Jones; Perry White (cameo); Lois Lane (cameo)
Synopsis:
Jimmy solves the mystery of the Vickers jewelry robbery.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Flying Newsroom; Signal Watch

Supergram - the Superman Puzzle Game (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Puzzle page.

Case of the Lumberjack Jinx! (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Ray Burnley
Colors:
?
Letters:
Pat Gordon

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; Paul Meredith; Otis Burton
Synopsis:
Jimmy Olsen is sent to the Meredith Lumber Camp by Perry White to determine the source of a "jinx" that is preventing paper from being delivered to the Daily Planet.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Quick Quiz / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
H. T. Elmo
Pencils:
H. T. Elmo
Inks:
H. T. Elmo
Colors:
?
Letters:
H. T. Elmo

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

puzzle page

["Going through all your bills, Dad?"] (Table of Contents)

Peg / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Peg; Peg's Dad; Peg's Mom
Reprints:

Cruelest Critter in the Sea (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Raymond Perry ? (illustration)
Inks:
Raymond Perry ? (illustration)
Colors:
? (illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Jim Walsh; Harry
Reprints:

The Man of Steel's Substitute! (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 7.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Ray Burnley
Colors:
?
Letters:
Pat Gordon

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Superman [Clark Kent]; Andrew Carlton; Jumbo Jones (cameo); Perry White
Synopsis:
When Superman is to busy to honor a commitment to a group of homeless, Jimmy tries to stand in for him.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Flying Newsroom; Signal Watch

["I can't decide if I should do my homework or go to the movies. I'll toss a coin!"] (Table of Contents)

Varsity Vic / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Varsity Vic
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Boy of 100 Faces!
    Jimmy Olsen
  2. 1. Work Can Be Fun!
    Buzzy
  3. 2. The Boy of 100 Faces!
    Jimmy Olsen
  4. 3. Supergram - the Superman Puzzle Game
  5. 4. Case of the Lumberjack Jinx!
    Jimmy Olsen
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Quick Quiz
  7. 6. ["Going through all your bills, Dad?"]
    Peg
  8. 7. Cruelest Critter in the Sea
  9. 8. The Man of Steel's Substitute!
    Jimmy Olsen
  10. 9. ["I can't decide if I should do my homework or go to the movies. I'll toss a coin!"]
    Varsity Vic
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Allen Ross
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