(September 1955)

DC, 1954 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly, with the exception of January, May, July and November
On-sale date
1955-07-17
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)
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 King of Marbles! (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; Target Kid
Reprints
Keywords
marbles

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

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

The Amazing Mirages (Table of Contents: 2)

Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Superman; Mickey Todd; Hal Otis; Ted Blaine
Synopsis
Three teenagers go uranium hunting and boast that they will strike it rich. Jimmy follows along using the Flying Newsroom.
Reprints
Keywords
Flying Newsroom; Signal Watch; Uranium

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

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 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)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pardon me, young man!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Varsity Vic; older gentleman
Reprints

The Scoop of 1869! (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; Clark Kent; Mr. Barton; the Sheriff; Cal Clayton
Synopsis
Jimmy is transported back to the year 1869 where he hopes to get the scoop on the completion of the transcontinental railroad at Promontory Point, Utah.
Reprints
Keywords
time travel

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

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

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

Shorty / 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
Wow! All these packages.
Genre
humor
Characters
Shorty; two unnamed men

Pothole of Gold (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Text story with masthead illustration. Based on an old western legend.

The King of Marbles (Table of Contents: 10)

Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Superman; Perry White; Lois Lane (cameo); Target Kid; Cyrus Colby
Synopsis
Olsen enters the Metropolis Marbles Championship Tournement. His opponent, the Target Kid, appears to be unbeatable.
Reprints
Keywords
marbles

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

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

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

Fashion Frocks, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Colonial Studios, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Miracle Aid / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The King of Marbles!
    Jimmy Olsen
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  3. 2. The Amazing Mirages
    Jimmy Olsen
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  6. 5. ["Pardon me, young man!"]
    Varsity Vic
  7. 6. The Scoop of 1869!
    Jimmy Olsen
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  9. 8. ["Wow! All these packages."]
    Shorty
  10. 9. Pothole of Gold
  11. 10. The King of Marbles
    Jimmy Olsen
  12. 11. ["Gangway, Fosdick!!"]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil; Fearless Fosdick
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Fashion Frocks, Inc.
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Colonial Studios, Inc.
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Charles Atlas
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Miracle Aid
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