(July-August 1964)

DC, 1957 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1964
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Murray Boltinoff
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Keywords:
comedy; Hollywood; horror; monster; robot

Scared Silly! (Table of Contents)

The Adventures of Jerry Lewis / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Oksner ?
Inks:
Bob Oksner ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jerry Lewis; Dracula; Wolf Man; Frankenstein's monster
Synopsis:
Jerry Lewis cheerfully encounters monsters.
Keywords:
celebrity; comedy; horror; monster

Treasure Chest of Fun (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Scared Silly! Part 1 (Table of Contents)

The Adventures of Jerry Lewis / comic story / 10.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnold Drake
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jerry Lewis; Boris Killoff (Krankenstein); Bela Le Ghouli (Count Drinkula); Peter Leery (Dog-Boy); Sy Coe; Jeri Coe; Bride of Krankenstein
Synopsis:
Jerry Lewis rents a creepy house and finds it occupied by out of work horror movie actors, who hope to terrify a director and inspire him to re-hire them.
Reprints:
Keywords:
celebrity; comedy; Hollywood; horror; monster; movie; robot

["I like chocolate fudge best!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll Fudge / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

["I got some money for my birthday..."] (Table of Contents)

Willy and Dilly / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Willy; Dilly
Synopsis:
Willy and Dilly discuss how to spend birthday money.
Keywords:
toys

["Watch for the first 80 page Superboy Annual!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

["We've got to cover this hole..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

L. C. Leprechaun; Lucky Charms / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Scared Silly! Part 2 (Table of Contents)

The Adventures of Jerry Lewis / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnold Drake
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

["Are Cheerios your favorite cereal, Bullwinkle?"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Tootsie Rolls go on and on after other candy is gone!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Learn from Your Hobbies! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
advocacy
Characters:
Jim; Brad; teacher
Synopsis:
Jim scorns stamp collecting and geography, but comes to to realize geography will be important once he becomes a pilot.
Keywords:
Mount Everest

Indexer Notes

Misspelling in second panel -- "lof" for "lot."

["The whole Batman family!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Batman Annual / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

["Be my guest at America's greatest amusement park"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Man Behind Jerry Lewis (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.66 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Article on Bob Oksner, artist for "The Adventures of Jerry Lewis"

Indexer Notes

"Based on Arnold Drake's more fully developed, highly hilarious story, beginning in this issue, the art has more verve and comic sharpness, encompasses more detail and greater dimension. This is the work of Bob Oksner...."

Statement of Ownership, Management, and Circulation (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.34 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Legally-required statement of ownership, etc.

Indexer Notes

Filing date October 1, 1963; average of 353,000 copies printed for each issue in previous 12 months; average of 184,730 circulated; signed by Irving Donenfeld, Business Manager

Scared Silly! Part 3 (Table of Contents)

The Adventures of Jerry Lewis / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnold Drake
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

["What makes a Tootsie Pop so special?"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll Pop / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

["Be first in your neighborhood to read each issue of Jerry Lewis"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

The Adventures of Jerry Lewis / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

["Brother, can YOU spare a dime?"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

American Body Building Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Boys and girls! Now you can get the Superman plastic hobby kit"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Superman Plastic Hobby Kit / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Scared Silly!
    The Adventures of Jerry Lewis
  2. 1. Treasure Chest of Fun
  3. 2. Scared Silly! Part 1
    The Adventures of Jerry Lewis
  4. 3. ["I like chocolate fudge best!"]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  5. 4. ["I got some money for my birthday..."]
    Willy and Dilly
  6. 5. ["Watch for the first 80 page Superboy Annual!"]
    Superboy Annual
  7. 6. ["We've got to cover this hole..."]
    L. C. Leprechaun; Lucky Charms
  8. 7. Scared Silly! Part 2
    The Adventures of Jerry Lewis
  9. 8. ["Are Cheerios your favorite cereal, Bullwinkle?"]
    Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios
  10. 9. ["Tootsie Rolls go on and on after other candy is gone!"]
    Tootsie Roll
  11. 10. Learn from Your Hobbies!
  12. 11. ["The whole Batman family!"]
    Batman Annual
  13. 12. ["Be my guest at America's greatest amusement park"]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  14. 13. The Man Behind Jerry Lewis
  15. 14. Statement of Ownership, Management, and Circulation
  16. 15. Scared Silly! Part 3
    The Adventures of Jerry Lewis
  17. 16. ["What makes a Tootsie Pop so special?"]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  18. 17. ["Be first in your neighborhood to read each issue of Jerry Lewis"]
    The Adventures of Jerry Lewis
  19. 18. ["Brother, can YOU spare a dime?"]
    American Body Building Club
  20. 19. ["Boys and girls! Now you can get the Superman plastic hobby kit"]
    Superman Plastic Hobby Kit
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