(December 1960)

DC, 1954 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of Feb, May, Aug, and Nov
On-sale date:
1960-10-06
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
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

The Fat Boy of Metropolis! (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Jimmy's Gorilla Identity! (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Congorilla; Congo Bill; Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; Janu; The Red Knight Gang; Lois Lane
Synopsis:
Congo Bill travels to Metropolis to find Congorilla, who had been captured and transported there. He asks Jimmy for help finding Congorilla.

Indexer Notes

Origin recap of Congorilla.

["Hi, Homer!"] (Table of Contents)

Homer / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Homer and his friend try to go to lunch.

The Fat Boy of Metropolis! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Superman [Clark Kent]; Dr. Rance [also as the Maharajah of Bohali]; Perry White; Lucy Lane; Mr. Montaine; Mrs. Montaine; Maharajah of Bohali
Synopsis:
Dr. Rance makes Jimmy fantastically fat as part of a scheme to smuggle jewels into the country. But when he tries to pass himself off as the Maharajah of Bohali, Dr. Rance exposes himself as a fraud, and Superman arrests him.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Edward D. Westfall, Dick Carlson, Cynthia Davis, Henry Blair, Danny Haralson, Linda Szymanski, Jules Matjes, Jerry Wells, Tim Orange, Fred Herkel.

Let's Go Hunting! (Table of Contents)

activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Puzzle of how many four letter words can be spelled using the letters in Bandicoot.

Alias, Chip O'Doole! (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Superman [Clark Kent]; Lucy Lane; Perry White; Lois Lane (Cameo)
Synopsis:
When Jimmy discovers that Lucy Lane has a crush on teen singing star Chip O'Doole he disguises himself as Chip to try to win her back.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Fat Boy of Metropolis!
    Jimmy Olsen
  2. 1. Jimmy's Gorilla Identity!
    Jimmy Olsen
  3. 2. ["Hi, Homer!"]
    Homer
  4. 3. The Fat Boy of Metropolis!
    Jimmy Olsen
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Jimmy Olsen's Pen-Pals
  6. 5. Let's Go Hunting!
  7. 6. Alias, Chip O'Doole!
    Jimmy Olsen
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Chris Boyko
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bill Wormstedt
  • Allen Ross
  • Mike Nielsen