(July-August 1964)

DC, 1957 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1964
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Murray Boltinoff
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Keywords:
comedy; Hollywood; horror; monster; Robot

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?. (artwork); ? (photograph)
Inks:
? (artwork); ? (photograph)
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
18 small ads, with order coupon, from Honor House Prod. Corp.
Keywords:
jiu jitsu; Joy buzzer; x-ray glasses

Scared Silly! (Table of Contents)

Jerry Lewis / comic story / 23.5 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)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for Tootsie Roll Fudge

Willy and Dilly (Table of Contents)

Willy and Dilly / comic story / 0.66 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
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)

Superboy / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.34 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Superboy
Synopsis:
Promo for "Giant Superboy Annual" #1

Indexer Notes

Thumbnail of cover

L.C. Leprechaun (Table of Contents)

Lucky Charms Leprechaun (advertising character) / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Lucky Charms Leprechaun; kids
Synopsis:
Ad for Lucky Charms cereal

Indexer Notes

Comic story is signed "Williams."

Rocky and Bullwinkle (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Rocky the Flying Squirrel; Bullwinkle the Moose
Synopsis:
Ad for Cheerios cereal
Keywords:
Bicycle

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

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for Tootsie Rolls

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)

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

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Batman
Synopsis:
Promo for "Giant Batman Annual"

Indexer Notes

Thumbnail of cover

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

Superman / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Superman (cameo)
Synopsis:
Ad for Palisades Amusement Park, with coupons for rides and parking

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

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

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for Tootsie Pops

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

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

Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Jerry Lewis; pretty girl
Synopsis:
Promo with order coupon for subscriptions to "Jerry Lewis" and other titles.

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Ben Rebhun; Bill Butler
Synopsis:
Ad with order coupon for American Body Building Club

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

Superman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Bill; Mr. Handy; Bill's friend; Bull's sister; Superman (cameo)
Synopsis:
Comic story in which Bill buys and assembles the Superman model kit from Aurora
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Jerry Lewis
  2. 1. Treasure Chest of Fun
  3. 2. Scared Silly!
    Jerry Lewis
  4. 3. ["I like chocolate fudge best!"]
  5. 4. Willy and Dilly
    Willy and Dilly
  6. 5. ["Watch for the first 80 page Superboy Annual!"]
    Superboy
  7. 6. L.C. Leprechaun
    Lucky Charms Leprechaun (advertising character)
  8. 7. Rocky and Bullwinkle
    Rocky and Bullwinkle
  9. 8. ["Tootsie Rolls go on and on after other candy is gone!"]
  10. 9. Learn from Your Hobbies!
  11. 10. ["The whole Batman family!"]
  12. 11. ["Be my guest at America's greatest amusement park"]
    Superman
  13. 12. The Man Behind Jerry Lewis
  14. 13. Statement of Ownership, Management, and Circulation
  15. 14. ["What makes a Tootsie Pop so special?"]
  16. 15. ["Be first in your neighborhood to read each issue of Jerry Lewis"]
    Jerry Lewis
  17. 16. ["Brother, can YOU spare a dime?"]
  18. 17. ["Boys and girls! Now you can get the Superman plastic hobby kkit"]
    Superman
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