(October 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
1955-08-23
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.


Jimmy Olsen, Crooner! (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

Draw Bob Hope! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Art Instruction, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Betrayal of Superman (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 [also as Sherlock Holmes Junior]; Superman; Dick Crane; Bart Gordon
Synopsis
With this private eye friend Dick Crane in the hospital, Jimmy helps him by taking his next case, finding out Superman's secret identity.
Reprints
Keywords
private detective

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

Schwinn American / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Buzzy Asks: "What Are You Getting Out of School?" (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
advocacy; teen

Superboy for a Day (Table of Contents: 5)

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 [also as Superboy]; Superman; Peter Crane; Mrs. Crane; Cal Trent (custodian of the Superboy Museum)
Synopsis
Superman and Jimmy Olsen travel to Smallville for Superboy Day. While there Jimmy dresses as Superboy to reenact some of Superboy's exploits.
Reprints
Keywords
Superboy Museum

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

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Davy Crockett and Daniel Boone (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Frontier Fighters; Daniel Boone; Tomahawk / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Varsity Vic / 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
Well, will you be able to fix my car?
Genre
humor

Parakeet Fervor (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Jimmy Olsen, Crooner (Table of Contents: 10)

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; Lois Lane; Charles Gordon
Synopsis
A cold gives Jimmy a singing voice that makes him famous but he must decide between being a crooner and a reporter.
Reprints
Keywords
signal watch

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

Bebe / comic story / 1 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
We've been playing a long time, Bebe!
Genre
humor

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

Artistic Card Co., Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Niresk Industries, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Jimmy Olsen, Crooner!
    Jimmy Olsen
  2. 1. Draw Bob Hope!
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  3. 2. The Betrayal of Superman
    Jimmy Olsen
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Schwinn American
  5. 4. Buzzy Asks: "What Are You Getting Out of School?"
    Buzzy
  6. 5. Superboy for a Day
    Jimmy Olsen
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
  8. 7. Davy Crockett and Daniel Boone
    Frontier Fighters; Daniel Boone; Tomahawk
  9. 8. ["Well, will you be able to fix my car?"]
    Varsity Vic
  10. 9. Parakeet Fervor
  11. 10. Jimmy Olsen, Crooner
    Jimmy Olsen
  12. 11. ["We've been playing a long time, Bebe!"]
    Bebe
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Artistic Card Co., Inc.
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Niresk Industries, Inc.
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Matthew Head
  • Gregory Fischer
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