(January-February 1955)

DC, 1954 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1954-11-02
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched (squarebound #95, 104, 113, 122, 131)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


Man Who Collected Excitement! (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Indexer Notes

Inker credit from reprint in Showcase Presents: Superman Family #1.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Jowett Institute of Physical Training / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Boy Millionaire! (Table of Contents: 2)

Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Jimmy Olsen; Agatha Ames; Henshaw; Perry White; Lois Lane; Anthony "Slick" Slade
Synopsis
Jimmy Olsen is given $1,000,000 by a weathly widower for saving her cat. Anthony "Slick" Slade tries to steal his money.
Reprints
Keywords
Signal Watch

Now More Than Ever- (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Superman Playsuit / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Little Pete / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My, Elsie, Hubert plays the violin beautifully!
Genre
humor

The Fastest Gun in the West! (Table of Contents: 7)

Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Superman [Clark Kent]; Gunsmoke Gus; Ranny Holton
Synopsis
Jimmy travels to Tumbleweed to cover a rodeo and finds a modern-day gunfighter terrorizing the town.
Reprints

[Dreadnaught] (Table of Contents: 8)

Word Maneuver / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Martin Naydel
Pencils
Martin Naydel
Inks
Martin Naydel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Puzzle page.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Peg / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Peg!" "I hear you have a date with Bill Williams tomorrow...
Genre
humor
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Smith Brothers Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Dubble Bubble Gum / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jerry, I'd like to talk to you!
Genre
humor
Reprints

Peril on the Rooftop (Table of Contents: 13)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Masters
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Varsity Vic / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Vic! The whole gang is going to the movies this afternoon...
Genre
humor
Reprints

The Man Who Collected Excitement! (Table of Contents: 15)

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; Flying Newsroom; Jumbo Jones; Alphonse Baker; "Sneaky" Storch; Avery Squinch
Synopsis
Jimmy has been getting tips of breaking news but others suspect him of creating the accidents.
Reprints
Keywords
Flying Newsroom; Signal Watch

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Schwinn Corvette / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Howdy Doody Color Television Set / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Electric Baseball / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Man Who Collected Excitement!
    Jimmy Olsen
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  3. 2. The Boy Millionaire!
    Jimmy Olsen
  4. 3. Now More Than Ever-
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Superman Playsuit
  7. 6. ["My, Elsie, Hubert plays the violin beautifully!"]
    Little Pete
  8. 7. The Fastest Gun in the West!
    Jimmy Olsen
  9. 8. [Dreadnaught]
    Word Maneuver
  10. 9. ["Hi, Peg!" "I hear you have a date with Bill Williams tomorrow..."]
    Peg
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  12. 11. ["Look - There's Ruffy!"]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  13. 12. ["Jerry, I'd like to talk to you!"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  14. 13. Peril on the Rooftop
  15. 14. ["Hi, Vic! The whole gang is going to the movies this afternoon..."]
    Varsity Vic
  16. 15. The Man Who Collected Excitement!
    Jimmy Olsen
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Schwinn Corvette
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Howdy Doody Color Television Set
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Electric Baseball
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Mike Nielsen
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  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Matthew Head
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