(May-June 1955)

DC, 1954 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Mort Weisinger (actual)
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

The Story of Superman's Souvenirs (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Superman
Reprints:

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

Stephens Credit Sales / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Boy Olympics! (Table of Contents: 2)

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; Perry White; Tommy Blair; Cal Dawson
Synopsis:
With a rival newspaper going out of business, Jimmy helps the paperboys put on a showcase of their talents to help raise money to save their jobs.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Signal Watch

["How many volumes did the Chinese Encyclopedia printed in 1726…have?"] (Table of Contents: 3)

Quick Quiz / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
H. T. Elmo
Pencils:
H. T. Elmo
Inks:
H. T. Elmo
Colors:
?
Letters:
H. T. Elmo

Indexer Notes

puzzle page

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

Stewart-Warner Bike Speedometers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Binky Gives "Tips on Camping!" (Table of Contents: 5)

Binky / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy; teen

The Brain of Steel! (Table of Contents: 6)

Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Superman; Lois Lane; Professor Todd; Jumbo
Synopsis:
A new computer is installed at the Daily Planet. When Clark ends up handcuffed to Lois the computer is able to tell Jimmy how to stop various disasters, preventing Lois from finding out that Clark is Superman.
Reprints:
Keywords:
computer; Flying Newsroom; steeplejack

["Gosh, I'm hungry! Let's go to a restaurant!"] (Table of Contents: 7)

Daffy & Doodle / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Lit-Win
Pencils:
Lit-Win
Inks:
Lit-Win
Colors:
?
Letters:
Lit-Win

Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Fearless Fosdick; Wildroot Cream-Oil / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

["In the old days it was gold prospecting..."] (Table of Contents: 9)

Shorty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Mystery in the Maine Woods (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

The Story of Superman's Souvenirs (Table of Contents: 11)

Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Killer Burke; Superman; Lefty Orton (in flashback); Superman; Lex Luthor (in flashback)
Synopsis:
Killer Burke breaks into Jimmy's apartment and tries to use Jimmy's Superman souvenirs to escape the police.
Reprints:
Keywords:
invisibility; meteor

["To the boys and girls of America..."] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Action Comics; Adventure Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

["Oh Pete, come on over here, will you!"] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre:
humor

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

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

Judy and Jim Defy Savage Gorilla! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Story of Superman's Souvenirs
    Jimmy Olsen
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  3. 2. The Boy Olympics!
    Jimmy Olsen
  4. 3. ["How many volumes did the Chinese Encyclopedia printed in 1726…have?"]
    Quick Quiz
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Stewart-Warner Bike Speedometers
  6. 5. Binky Gives "Tips on Camping!"
    Binky
  7. 6. The Brain of Steel!
    Jimmy Olsen
  8. 7. ["Gosh, I'm hungry! Let's go to a restaurant!"]
    Daffy & Doodle
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Fearless Fosdick; Wildroot Cream-Oil
  10. 9. ["In the old days it was gold prospecting..."]
    Shorty
  11. 10. Mystery in the Maine Woods
  12. 11. The Story of Superman's Souvenirs
    Jimmy Olsen
  13. 12. ["To the boys and girls of America..."]
    Action Comics; Adventure Comics
  14. 13. ["Oh Pete, come on over here, will you!"]
    Little Pete
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  16. 15. Judy and Jim Defy Savage Gorilla!
    Wilson Chemical Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Gene Reed
  • Matthew Head
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bill Wormstedt
  • Allen Ross
  • Mike Nielsen