(September 1958)

DC, 1954 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Stan Kaye; Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

The E-L-A-S-T-I-C Lad (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen [Elastic Lad]; Superman; "Silky" Smith [also as Prof. Bolton]
Synopsis:
When Jimmy accidentally exposes himself to a green substance from space, his entire body becomes like rubber. Hiding out as Elastic Lad in a freak show, Jimmy falls in with criminals who use his abilities to carry out their plots, but Jimmy turns the tables on them before his elastic abilities fade.
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Keywords:
green kryptonite

Indexer Notes

first Elastic Lad story

Know Your Pet! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Lou Cameron
Inks:
Lou Cameron
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp
Editing:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Jimmy; Jimmy's mom; Rags (dog)
Synopsis:
Jimmy tries to treat his dog like a poodle, not realizing that different pets need different care.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Casey the Cop / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor

The Mad Hatter of Metropolis (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Ray Burnley
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Read 'Em and Laugh (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

The Boy Who Hoaxed Superman (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; Professor Dekker; Miss Jenkins
Synopsis:
Jimmy tries to trick Perry into giving him a raise by pretending to quit his job and getting his new identity hired to take his position.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Jimmy Olsen
  2. 1. The E-L-A-S-T-I-C Lad
    Jimmy Olsen
  3. 2. Know Your Pet!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Casey the Cop
  5. 4. The Mad Hatter of Metropolis
    Jimmy Olsen
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Shorty
  7. 6. Read 'Em and Laugh
  8. 7. The Boy Who Hoaxed Superman
    Jimmy Olsen
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