(August 1956)

DC, 1954 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly, with the exception of Jan., May, July and Nov.
On-sale date
1956-06-05
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 Boy Superman! (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen
Reprints
Keywords
bear; cave; skunk

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

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

The Feats of Chief Super-Duper (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
Synopsis
When a totem pole is found with Jimmy's face carved into it, Superman takes Jimmy into the past to discover the secret of Chief Super-Duper.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

buffalo; Native American; totem pole; time travel; peace pipe; smoke signal

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

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

Mike Was a Rolling Menace Until... (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

U. S. Royals / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Peter Porkchops Solves "The Case of the Careless Camper!" (Table of Contents: 5)

Peter Porkchops / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy; anthropomorphic-funny animals

The Meek Jimmy Olsen (Table of Contents: 6)

Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Superman; Lois Lane
Synopsis
An inventors machine changes Clark and Jimmy's temperaments, making Jimmy timid and Clark rash.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from reprint in in Showcase Presents: Superman Family #1.

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Professor Eureka / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You will be in real wild country...
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Skooter / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Skooter--Go in to play right field!
Reprints

I Chased a Runaway Blimp (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Mabely
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

The Boy Superman (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; Superman; Lois Lane; Perry White; Petunia; Moose Morton
Synopsis
Superman leaves his super-suit in the Flying Newsroom. Jimmy later crashes the Flying Newsroom and wears the suit for protection but runs into hillbillies who believe he is really Superman.
Reprints
Keywords
Flying Newsroom; hillbilly; Signal Watch

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

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

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

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

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

The National Sports Council / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Boy Superman!
    Jimmy Olsen
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  3. 2. The Feats of Chief Super-Duper
    Jimmy Olsen
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  5. 4. Mike Was a Rolling Menace Until...
    U. S. Royals
  6. 5. Peter Porkchops Solves "The Case of the Careless Camper!"
    Peter Porkchops
  7. 6. The Meek Jimmy Olsen
    Jimmy Olsen
  8. 7. ["Boys and girls! Here's the new you've been waiting for..."]
  9. 8. ["You will be in real wild country..."]
    Professor Eureka
  10. 9. ["Skooter--Go in to play right field!"]
    Skooter
  11. 10. I Chased a Runaway Blimp
  12. 11. The Boy Superman
    Jimmy Olsen
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    The National Sports Council
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
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
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bill Wormstedt
  • Allen Ross
  • Mike Nielsen