(September 1959)

DC, 1954 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly except for February, May, August and November
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Mort Weisinger
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

Issue Notes

Story synopses and some other information from Ed Boner, July 2009.


The Super-Lad of Space! (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen
Reprints:

The Super-Lad of Space! (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Bernstein
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Superman [Clark Kent]; Zolians
Synopsis:
Jimmy, while wearing a Superman costume, attends the launching of an engineless rocket into outer space by Superman. To get a scoop, he sneaks aboard to take photos, and ends up traveling through space. When he crash-lands he finds that he now has super-powers and can live out his super-fantasies. But he can't maintain a secret identity because everyone calls him Jimmy Olsen.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer ID by Martin O'Hearn.

["Going to school, Pocahontas?"] (Table of Contents)

Little Pocahontas / filler / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[Palisades Park ad] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Superman

The Million-Dollar Mistakes! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; Lois Lane; Flying Newsroom; Manager "Champ" Carson; "Whiz" Wilson; Professor Potter; Samuel Gotrocks
Synopsis:
Jimmy watches $1,000,000 blow out of a window. Superman rescues the money, but Jimmy's luck runs true, as he builds up to another $1,000,000 debt.
Reprints:

[Tootsie Roll ad] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen's Pen-Pals / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

["Oh, Daddy I had a neat time at the baseball game"] (Table of Contents)

Peg / filler / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[Tootsie Roll Pop ad] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

["Oh, Jerry we had a wonderful discussion in science class"] (Table of Contents)

Jerry Jitterbug / filler / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Coming Super-Attractions (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Jimmy Olsen's Super-Signals! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Superman [Clark Kent]; Professor Potter; Anti-Superman Gang; Flying Newsroom; "Ace" Manton
Synopsis:
After carelessly almost losing his signal watch and getting chewed out by Superman, Jimmy falls asleep and hides the watch in his sleep. Now he has to figure out how to summon Superman without the watch.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Super-Lad of Space!
    Jimmy Olsen
  2. 1. The Super-Lad of Space!
    Jimmy Olsen
  3. 2. ["Going to school, Pocahontas?"]
    Little Pocahontas
  4. 3. [Palisades Park ad]
  5. 4. The Million-Dollar Mistakes!
    Jimmy Olsen
  6. 5. [Tootsie Roll ad]
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Jimmy Olsen's Pen-Pals
  8. 7. ["Oh, Daddy I had a neat time at the baseball game"]
    Peg
  9. 8. [Tootsie Roll Pop ad]
  10. 9. ["Oh, Jerry we had a wonderful discussion in science class"]
    Jerry Jitterbug
  11. 10. Coming Super-Attractions
  12. 11. Jimmy Olsen's Super-Signals!
    Jimmy Olsen
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bill Wormstedt
  • Allen Ross
  • Mike Nielsen