(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
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.


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

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

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 most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • 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