(July-August 1955)

DC, 1954 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1955-05-15
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 (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

The 100 Pieces of Kryptonite! (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Jimmy Olsen
Reprints
Keywords
kryptonite

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

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

The King of Magic! (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; Trikko; Superman; Sir Hocus
Synopsis
Jimmy and Superman catch a con man who is posing as a magician.
Reprints
Keywords
counterfeit money; signal watch

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Hollywood Ha-Lights / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Harry Lampert
Pencils
Harry Lampert
Inks
Harry Lampert
Colors
?
Letters
Harry Lampert

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ladies and gentlemen, on this tour...
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

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

Binky Says "Family Projects Can Be Fun!" (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy; teen

Jockey Olsen Rides Star Flash (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
Superman; Jimmy Olsen; Star Flash (horse); Perry White; Lois Lane
Synopsis
Jimmy is on a diet so he can participate in a horse race and Superman is helping him stay on his diet.
Reprints
Keywords
diet; horse racing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

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

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hello, Janet. This is Jerry!
Genre
humor
Reprints

The White Menace (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller
Pencils
Raymond Perry
Inks
Raymond Perry
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

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

Varsity Vic / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now I'll explain the game to you as it goes along!
Genre
humor
Reprints

100 Pieces of Kryptonite! (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
Superman; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; "Angles" Archibald; Professor Todd
Synopsis
When a kryptonite meteor explodes over the city "Angles" Archibald gathers as much as he can hoping to use it against Superman.
Reprints
Keywords
Flying Newsroom; kryptonite; meteor; signal watch

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

Littleton Stamp Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Let Me Give You a New He-Man Body! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Daisy Air Rifle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The 100 Pieces of Kryptonite!
    Jimmy Olsen
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  3. 2. The King of Magic!
    Jimmy Olsen
  4. 3. ["Ladies and gentlemen, on this tour..."]
    Hollywood Ha-Lights
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Fearless Fosdick; Wildroot Cream-Oil
  6. 5. Binky Says "Family Projects Can Be Fun!"
    Binky
  7. 6. Jockey Olsen Rides Star Flash
    Jimmy Olsen
  8. 7. ["To the boys and girls of America..."]
    Action Comics; Adventure Comics
  9. 8. ["Hello, Janet. This is Jerry!"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  10. 9. The White Menace
  11. 10. ["Now I'll explain the game to you as it goes along!"]
    Varsity Vic
  12. 11. 100 Pieces of Kryptonite!
    Jimmy Olsen
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  14. 13. Let Me Give You a New He-Man Body!
    Charles Atlas
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifle
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Katie
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Nick Caputo
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Matthew Head
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Gene Reed (R.I.P.)
  • Jim Van Dore