(September 1967)

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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
84
Indicia frequency:
Monthly except for Feb, May and Nov
On-sale date:
1967-06-13
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Mort Weisinger; E. Nelson Bridwell (Assistant Editor)
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

Also designated on cover as 80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #G38 and as G-38 on indicia page.


Jimmy's Weirdest Adventures (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
Jack Adler ?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

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

Table of Contents (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Jimmy Olsen (inset)
Synopsis:
Table of Contents for this issue.

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:

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:

["I just answered an ad from a magazine!"] (Table of Contents)

Private Pete / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Private Pete

The Wolf-Man of Metropolis! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Lucy Lane; Superman; Lois Lane; Perry White; Supergirl [Linda Lee]; Flying Newsroom
Synopsis:
Jimmy drinks a potion left behind by Merlin that turns him into a Wolf-Man every night, a spell which can only be broken by a kiss from a beautiful maiden. Jimmy tries to hide his condition from Lucy Lane until he finds, with Superman's help, a beautiful maiden who will kiss him.
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Indexer Notes

People wear Batman, Robin, Superman, Green Arrow, and Speedy costumes at the masquerade ball in this story.

["What are you going to do with your mother's old hair net?"] (Table of Contents)

Cap's Hobby Hints / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

The Boy in Superman's Body! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 9.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Flying Newsroom; Blacky Baird
Synopsis:
Superman gives Jimmy Olsen a new trophy he found on an alien planet. Jimmy uses the device to transfer Superman's mind into Jimmy's body and Jimmy's mind into Superman's body.
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Indexer Notes

original title: "The Non-Super Superman"

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen's Pen-Pals / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

The Giant Turtle Man! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Lori Lemaris; Goxo; Fortress of Solitude
Synopsis:
Jimmy finds an enlarging ray-gun and accidentally fires it through a turtle, striking himself, turning him into a giant turtle-man. When Jimmy begins to collect tons of steel objects, dumping them in an island volcano, Superman is called out to stop him. But Lori Lemaris tells Superman that an Atlantean criminal created the ray-gun and controlled Jimmy telepathically as part of a plan to protect pirate treasure buried on the volcanic island. Superman restores Jimmy with Brainiac's shrinking ray and recovers the pirate loot.
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Indexer Notes

Inspired by the cover of the July 1940 issue of Thrilling Wonder Stories.

The Elastic Lad of Metropolis! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Jimmy Olsen (as Elastic Lad); Perry White; Lois Lane; Professor Potter
Synopsis:
Lois accidentally gives both Clark and Jimmy a drink of Professor Potter's elastic serum. Jimmy becomes Elastic Lad, but Superman must figue out a way to cover for the fact that the serum doesn't effect him.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Last 2/3 page modified to fit half-page.

The Mystery of the Tiny Supermen! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Superman Emergency Squad (First Appearance); Flying Newsroom; Jimmy Olsen Fan Club; Perry White; Lois Lane; Supergirl [Linda Lee]; Fortress of Solitude; Bottle City of Kandor; Superman [Clark Kent]
Synopsis:
While Superman is on a mission in the past, the Superman Emergency Squad monitors Metropolis and discovers that Supergirl has accidentally left a clue to her existence and the Superman Emergency Squad jumps into action to remove the evidence of Supergirl's existence.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Direct Currents / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
DC comics on sale mid-June 1967.

The Boy Witch Doctor! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Lois Lane; Superman [Clark Kent]; Jungle King [Duke Brannigan]; Lucy Lane; Mbongu
Synopsis:
Jimmy becomes a Witch Doctor while visiting natives on an island.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Jimmy's Weirdest Adventures
    Jimmy Olsen
  2. 1. Table of Contents
  3. 2. The Boy Who Hoaxed Superman
    Jimmy Olsen
  4. 3. The Super-Lad of Space!
    Jimmy Olsen
  5. 4. ["I just answered an ad from a magazine!"]
    Private Pete
  6. 5. The Wolf-Man of Metropolis!
    Jimmy Olsen
  7. 6. ["What are you going to do with your mother's old hair net?"]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  8. 7. The Boy in Superman's Body!
    Superman
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Jimmy Olsen's Pen-Pals
  10. 9. The Giant Turtle Man!
    Jimmy Olsen
  11. 10. The Elastic Lad of Metropolis!
    Jimmy Olsen
  12. 11. The Mystery of the Tiny Supermen!
    Jimmy Olsen
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  14. 13. The Boy Witch Doctor!
    Jimmy Olsen
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bill Wormstedt
  • Allen Ross
  • Mike Nielsen