([July] 2003)

DC, 2003 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
19.95 USD
Pages:
196
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
DC [bullet]
ISBN:
?
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Jack Kirby (original series); Bob Greenberger (Senior Editor, Collected Edition)
Color:
Color
Paper Stock:
Glossy
Binding:
Squarebound Trade Paperback

Issue Notes

This issue reprints Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen (1954 series) #133-139 and 141. Volume One on spine only, not in indicia.


[untitled] (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Steve Rude
Colors:
Richard Horie; Tanya Horie

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Superman; Dubbilex

Title Page & Table of Contents (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
David Tanguay
Letters:
typeset

Introduction (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Evanier
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
David Tanguay
Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby; Al Plastino (Superman figure)
Inks:
Vince Colletta; Al Plastino (Superman figure)
Colors:
David Tanguay
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Jimmy Olsen; Yango; Newsboy Legion
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Superman figure redrawn by Al Plastino.

The Newsboy Legion (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby; Al Plastino (some Superman heads)
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
David Tanguay
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Newsboy Legion (Gabby, Jr.; Tommy; Flipper-Dipper; Scrapper, Jr.; Big Words); Morgan Edge (first appearance); Superman; The Outsiders; Yango
Synopsis:
Jimmy Olsen's new boss Morgan Edge assigns Jimmy to do a story on the Newsboy Legion and their Whiz Wagon which leads him to the mysteries of the Wild Area and the Outsiders and their leader Yango. He is joined there by Superman, after he survives an assassination attempt on Clark Kent by Inter-Gang, directed by Morgan Edge.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Most Superman heads are redrawn by Al Plastino.

The Mountain of Judgment! (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby; Al Plastino (some Superman heads)
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
David Tanguay
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Yango; The Outsiders; The Newsboy Legion (Tommy; Flipper-Dipper; Scrapper, Jr; Gabby, Jr.; Big-Words); Superman; Morgan Edge; Jude; The Hairies; Darkseid (on monitor, first appearance, 1 panel)
Synopsis:
In the Wild Area, Jimmy, the Newsboy Legion, Superman, and The Outsiders encounter the Mountain of Judgment and its captain Jude.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Most Superman heads are redrawn by Al Plastino.

Evil Factory! (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby; Al Plastino (Superman heads)
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
David Tanguay
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mokkari; Simyan; Superman; Jude; Jimmy Olsen; Newsboy Legion (Tommy; Flipper-Dipper; Scrapper, Jr.; Gabby, Jr.; Big-Words); original Newsboy Legion (Tommy; Flipper-Dipper; Scrapper; Gabby; Big-Words); Darkseid; Golden Guardian
Synopsis:
Superman leads Jimmy and the Newsboy Legion to The Project where the original Newsboy Legion work as scientists to crack the DNA code and create clones. Meanwhile, minions of Darkseid, Mokkari and Simyan, dispatch their own clone of Jimmy to The Project complex.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Most Superman heads are redrawn by Al Plastino.

The Saga of the D.N.Aliens (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby; Murphy Anderson (some Superman and Jimmy Olsen heads)
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
David Tanguay
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Newsboy Legion (Tommy; Flipper-Dipper; Scrapper, Jr.; Gabby, Jr.; Big-Words); Jimmy Olsen; Golden Guardian; Superman; Scrapper Troopers; Darkseid; Simyan; Mokkari; original Newsboy Legion (Tommy; Flipper-Dipper; Scrapper; Gabby; Big-Words); Dubbilex; The Hairies
Synopsis:
The Golden Guardian defeats the clone of Jimmy Olsen and Jimmy and the Newsboy Legion learn more about DNA and cloning, while Simyan and Mokkari try to develop a new clone to attack The Project.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Most Superman and Jimmy Olsen heads redrawn by Murphy Anderson.

Jack Kirby -- Continued (Table of Contents)

Jack Kirby / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
David Tanguay
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Short auto-biographical piece by Jack Kirby with a small illustration from the story from Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #137.

The Four-Armed Terror! (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby; Murphy Anderson (some Superman and Jimmy Olsen heads)
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
David Tanguay
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Gandy; Yango; Jimmy Olsen; Superman; The Hairies; Newsboy Legion (Tommy; Flipper-Dipper; Scrapper, Jr.; Gabby, Jr.; Big-Words)
Synopsis:
Superman fights the latest clone unleashed on The Project by Simyan and Mokkari.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Most Superman and Jimmy Olsen heads redrawn by Murphy Anderson.

The Whiz Wagons Are Coming! (Table of Contents)

The Whiz Wagon / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
David Tanguay
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Jack Kirby
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Text article on The Whiz Wagon with a Kirby self-portrait illustration.

The Big Boom!! (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby; Murphy Anderson (some Superman, Jimmy Olsen, and Perry White heads)
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
David Tanguay
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Superman; The Guardian; the original Newsboy Legion [Big Words; Gabby; Tommy; Flipper-Dipper; Scrapper]; Newsboy Legion 2 [Big Words; Gabby, Jr.; Tommy; Flipper-Dipper; Scrapper, Jr.]; Perry White; Terry Dean; Simyan; Mokkari; Morgan Edge; Laura Conway; Intergang; D.N.Alien; Bernard
Synopsis:
The cast escapes from the clone from the previous story and prevents Simyan and Mokkari from unleashing more clones on The Project.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Most Superman, Jimmy Olsen, and Perry White heads redrawn by Murphy Anderson.

The Hairies -- Super-Race -- Or Man's Second Chance (Table of Contents)

The Hairies / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
David Tanguay
Letters:
?

Characters:
The Hairies
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Text article on The Hairies with an illustration.

The Guardian Fights Again!!! (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby; Murphy Anderson (some Superman and Jimmy Olsen heads)
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
David Tanguay
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Superman; Golden Guardian; Big-Words; Newsboy Legion (Tommy; Flipper-Dipper; Scrapper, Jr.; Gabby, Jr.; Big-Words); Scrapper Trooper; Laura Conway; Goody Rickles; Ugly Mannheim; Tommy Thompkins
Synopsis:
Morgan Edge's latest scheme involves Don Rickles look-alike Goody Rickles, a UFO that traps Superman as Clark Kent and sends him into space, and an Inter-Gang kidnapping plot involving Jimmy Olsen, Guardian, and the Newsboy Legion.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Most Superman and Jimmy Olsen heads redrawn by Murphy Anderson.

Will the Real Don Rickles Panic?!? (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby; Murphy Anderson (some Superman and Jimmy Olsen heads)
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
David Tanguay
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lightray; Jimmy Olsen; The Guardian [Jim Harper]; Goody Rickles; Don Rickles; Laura Conway; Morgan Edge; Ugly Mannheim; Intergang; Apokolips; a Boom Tube; Para-Demons
Synopsis:
Lightray helps Superman escape the UFO, while Jimmy, Goody Rickles, and the Guardian foil Ugly Mannheim's plot to kill them.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Most Superman and Jimmy Olsen heads redrawn by Murphy Anderson.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen / cover reprint (on interior page) / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Neal Adams; Jack Kirby
Inks:
Neal Adams; Vince Colletta; Murphy Anderson
Colors:
David Tanguay
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Jimmy Olsen; Newsboy Legion [Tommy; Flipper-Dipper; Scrapper, Jr.; Gabby, Jr.; Big-Words]; Golden Guardian; Goody Rickles; Don Rickles; Dubbilex
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Multiple cover reprints, not one per page, and includes smaller illustrations by Jack Kirby and Vince Colletta. Covers to #134-136 by Neal Adams; #137, #138 & #141 by Jack Kirby and Neal Adams; #139 by Jack Kirby, Vince Colletta, with Murphy Anderson. Not all characters listed appear on each cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [untitled]
    Jimmy Olsen
  2. 1. Title Page & Table of Contents
  3. 2. Introduction
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Jimmy Olsen
  5. 4. The Newsboy Legion
    Jimmy Olsen
  6. 5. The Mountain of Judgment!
    Jimmy Olsen
  7. 6. Evil Factory!
    Jimmy Olsen
  8. 7. The Saga of the D.N.Aliens
    Jimmy Olsen
  9. 8. Jack Kirby -- Continued
    Jack Kirby
  10. 9. The Four-Armed Terror!
    Jimmy Olsen
  11. 10. The Whiz Wagons Are Coming!
    The Whiz Wagon
  12. 11. The Big Boom!!
    Jimmy Olsen
  13. 12. The Hairies -- Super-Race -- Or Man's Second Chance
    The Hairies
  14. 13. The Guardian Fights Again!!!
    Jimmy Olsen
  15. 14. Will the Real Don Rickles Panic?!?
    Jimmy Olsen
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Jimmy Olsen
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Mike Nielsen
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