([July] 2003)

DC, 2003 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
19.95 USD; 32.95 CAD
Pages:
196
On-sale date:
2003-07-23
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC [bullet]
ISBN:
1-56389-984-1 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
9781563899843 51995
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 (signed)
Colors:
Richard Horie; Tanya Horie

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

Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Superman [Clark Kent]

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

Characters:
Guardian [Jim Harper's clone]; Goody Rickels

[Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #133] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby; Al Plastino (see notes)
Inks:
Vince Colletta; Al Plastino (see notes)
Colors:
David Tanguay
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino
Job Number:
X-111

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Superman [Clark Kent]; Yango; Flek; Newsboy Legion 2 [Gabby, Jr.; Tommy; Flipper Dipper; Scrapper, Jr.; Big-Words]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Alterations on Superman by Al Plastino. Variant used as cover of Jimmy Olsen: Adventures by Jack Kirby (DC, 2003 series) #2.

The Newsboy Legion! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Newsboy Legion 2 [Gabby, Jr.; Tommy; Flipper Dipper; Scrapper, Jr.; Big-Words] (first appearance); Morgan Edge (first appearance); Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Intergang; The Outsiders; Iron Mask; Vudu; Yango; Flek; Gandy
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

Alterations on Clark Kent/Superman and Jimmy Olsen by Al Plastino; Clark Kent was untouched on page 5; Jimmy Olsen on pages 1 and 2.

The Mountain of Judgment! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby; Al Plastino (see notes)
Inks:
Vince Colletta; Al Plastino (see notes)
Colors:
David Tanguay
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
X-114

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Yango; The Outsiders; The Newsboy Legion 2 [Tommy; Flipper-Dipper; Scrapper, Jr.; Gabby, Jr.; Big-Words]; Superman [Clark Kent]; 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

Al Plastino redrew most of the Superman and Jimmy Olsen faces throughout the story.

Evil Factory! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby; Al Plastino ? (see notes)
Inks:
Vince Colletta; Al Plastino ? (see notes)
Colors:
David Tanguay
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Clone of Jimmy Olsen #43; Giant Clone of Jimmy Olsen; clone of the (Golden) Guardian [Jim Harper's clone]; Simyan; Mokkari; Superman [Clark Kent]; Darkseid (2 panels); the Hairies; Jude; Newsboy Legion 2 [Gabby, Jr.; Tommy; Flipper Dipper; Scrapper, Jr.; Big-Words]; the original Newsboy Legion [Gabby; Tommy Thompkins; Scrapper; Big-Words]; Flipper Dipper's Dad
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:
Keywords:
Apokolips (mentioned)

Indexer Notes

This issue the Jimmy Olsen and Superman faces were inked mainly by Vince Colletta. Plastino may have altered the faces of Superman on pages 10-11, and Murphy Anderson apparently on page 18, panel 2. Jimmy's face was altered on page 20, panel 4 by Plastino. Info per Nick Caputo, May 2013.

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

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

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Vince Colletta; Murphy Anderson (alterations)
Colors:
David Tanguay
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Super-Man [Clark Kent]; The Newsboy Legion 2 [Flipper Dipper; Big-Words; Scrapper, Jr.; Gabby, Jr.; Tommy]; giant clone of Jimmy Olsen; Scrapper-Troopers; the original Newsboy Legion [Gabby; Tommy Thompkins; Scrapper; Big-Words]; Flipper Dipper's Dad; The (Golden) Guardian [Jim Harper's clone]; Darkseid; Simyan; Mokkari; Dubbilex (introduction)
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

As noted by Mark Evanier, Murphy Anderson inked the faces of Superman & Jimmy Olsen instead of Colletta.

Jack Kirby -- Continued (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; the Four-Armed Terror
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
Inks:
Vince Colletta; Murphy Anderson (Superman and Jimmy Olsen heads)
Colors:
David Tanguay
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
X154

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Superman [Clark Kent]; The Hairies; The Newsboy Legion 2 [Gabby Jr.; Scrapper Jr.; Tommy; Big-Words; Flipper Dipper]; The Outsiders [Yango; Gandy]; Simyan; Mokkari; the Four-Armed Terror
Synopsis:
Superman fights the latest clone unleashed on The Project by Simyan and Mokkari.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Superman & Jimmy Olsen heads are inked by Murphy Anderson. Colletta inks Jimmy's face on page 4; page 9; panel 2 and page 11.

The Whiz Wagons Are Coming! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Jack Kirby ?
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 / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Vince Colletta; Murphy Anderson (Superman and Perry White heads)
Colors:
David Tanguay
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
X-157

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Superman [Clark Kent]; The Guardian [Jim Harper's clone]; the original Newsboy Legion [Big-Words; Gabby; Tommy Thompkins; Scrapper]; Flipper Dipper's dad; 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.Aliens; 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

Murphy Anderson inks Superman and Perry White faces throughout. Colletta inks most of the Jimmy Olsen faces, with the exception of page 23, panel 3.

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:
typeset
Job Number:
X-138

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
Inks:
Vince Colletta; Murphy Anderson (Superman and Jimmy Olsen heads)
Colors:
David Tanguay
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
X-163

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Guardian [Jim Harper's clone]; Big-Words; Tommy Thompkins; Newsboy Legion 2 [Tommy; Flipper Dipper; Scrapper, Jr.; Gabby, Jr.; Big-Words]; Scrapper Trooper; Morgan Edge; Laura Conway; Goody Rickles (introduction); Ugly Mannheim (introduction)
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

Jimmy Olsen and Clark Kent/Superman heads inked 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
Inks:
Vince Colletta; Murphy Anderson (Superman and Jimmy Olsen heads)
Colors:
David Tanguay
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Clark Kent [Superman]; Lightray; Jimmy Olsen; The (Golden) Guardian [Jim Harper's clone]; Goody Rickles; Don Rickles; Laura Conway; Morgan Edge; Ugly Mannheim; Intergang; 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:
Keywords:
Apokolips; Boom Tube

Indexer Notes

Jimmy Olsen and Clark Kent/Superman heads inked by Murphy Anderson.

[Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #134] (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen / cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Neal Adams; Jack Kirby
Inks:
Neal Adams; Vince Coletta
Colors:
David Tanguay
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B 792

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

Indexer Notes

An illustration of Superman from Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (1954 series) #139 is added in addition to the reprint of the cover.

[Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #135] (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen / cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Neal Adams; Jack Kirby
Inks:
Neal Adams; Vince Colletta
Colors:
David Tanguay
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?
Job Number:
B 857

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Superman [Clark Kent]; miniature Superman clones; Newsboy Legion 2 [Gabby, Jr.; Tommy; Flipper Dipper; Scrapper, Jr.; Big-Words]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

An illustration of Newsboy Legion 2 from Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (1954 series) #133 is added in addition to the reprint of the cover.

[Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #136] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Neal Adams; Jack Kirby; Murphy Anderson (see notes)
Inks:
Neal Adams; Jack Kirby; Murphy Anderson (see notes)
Colors:
David Tanguay
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; giant clone of Jimmy Olsen; the Newsboy Legion 2 [Flipper Dipper; Big-Words; Scrapper, Jr.; Gabby, Jr.]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

As told to Mike May by the artist, Murphy Anderson finished the left side of the Jimmy Olsen figure, primarily the leg. Information submitted through the GCD Errors list, February 2009. The Newsboy Legion figures were pencilled by Kirby, the only portion of the cover retained from the original version. Info per Neal Adams in Jack Kirby Collector # 17, November 1997.

[Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #137] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Neal Adams
Colors:
David Tanguay
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino
Job Number:
X-161

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Superman [Clark Kent]; The Newsboy Legion [Gabby Jr.; Tommy; Big-Words; Scrapper Jr.; Flipper Dipper]
Reprints:

[Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #138] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Neal Adams
Colors:
David Tanguay
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?
Job Number:
X-166

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

Indexer Notes

Cover art includes photo elements.

[Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #139] (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen / cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Vince Colletta; Murphy Anderson (Superman and Jimmy Olsen heads); Neal Adams
Colors:
David Tanguay
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino
Job Number:
X-178

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Superman [Clark Kent]; The Guardian [Jim Harper's clone]; Goody Rickles; Don Rickles (photograph of a charicature)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Jimmy Olsen and Superman heads inked by Murphy Anderson. An illustration of the Guardian from Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (1954 series) #141 is added in addition to the reprint of the cover.

[Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #141] (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen / cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Neal Adams; Vince Coletta
Colors:
David Tanguay
Letters:
?
Job Number:
X192

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; The Guardian [Jim Harper's clone]; Jimmy Olsen; Goody Rickles; Don Rickles (photograph)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

An illustration of Dubbilex from Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (1954 series) #136 is added in addition to the reprint of the cover.

The Stars of the DC Universe Can Also Be Found In These Books: (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Kirby is Here! (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen / recap / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? (promo copy)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby
Colors:
David Tanguay
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jack Kirby

Indexer Notes

Back page.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [untitled]
    Jimmy Olsen
  2. 1. Title Page & Table of Contents
  3. 2. Introduction
  4. 3. [Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #133]
    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. [Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #134]
    Jimmy Olsen
  17. 16. [Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #135]
    Jimmy Olsen
  18. 17. [Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #136]
    Jimmy Olsen
  19. 18. [Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #137]
    Jimmy Olsen
  20. 19. [Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #138]
    Jimmy Olsen
  21. 20. [Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #139]
    Jimmy Olsen
  22. 21. [Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #141]
    Jimmy Olsen
  23. 22. The Stars of the DC Universe Can Also Be Found In These Books:
  24. 23. Kirby is Here!
    Jimmy Olsen
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