(December 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
1956-10-09
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 Radioactive Boy! (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; Superman
Reprints

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

Honor House Products Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Jimmy Olsen in the 50th Century (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; Superman; Professor Xerxes [Jon Smyth]
Synopsis
Jimmy travels to the year 4956 where everyone believes that Jimmy is really Superman.
Reprints
Keywords
meteor; signal watch; time travel

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

Peg / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How was your blind date last night, Peg?
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

Smith Brothers Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Gifts to the United Nations! (Table of Contents: 5)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Ruben Moreira
Inks
Ruben Moreira
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy

The Case of the Cartoon Scoops (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; Superman; Lois Lane; Perry White; "Sly" Saunders
Synopsis
Jimmy draws Superman cartoons for the Daily Planet.
Reprints

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

Zenith Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Daffy & Doodle / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Lit-Win
Pencils
Lit-Win
Inks
Lit-Win
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Eyow-w!
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

Shorty / 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
My first airplane ride!
Genre
humor

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

Movyland Studios; Dean Studios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Wrath of the White Waters (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jeb MacKay
Letters
typeset

The Radioactive Boy (Table of Contents: 12)

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; Barney Bolton
Synopsis
Criminal Barney Bolton tricks Jimmy into thinking he is radioactive.
Reprints
Keywords
atomic pile; Flying Newsroom; radioactivity

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

Little Pete / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now remember what I told you about etiquette, Pete!
Genre
humor

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

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

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Jowett Institute of Physical Training / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Radioactive Boy!
    Jimmy Olsen
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Honor House Products Corp.
  3. 2. Jimmy Olsen in the 50th Century
    Jimmy Olsen
  4. 3. ["How was your blind date last night, Peg?"]
    Peg
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  6. 5. Gifts to the United Nations!
  7. 6. The Case of the Cartoon Scoops
    Jimmy Olsen
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Co.
  9. 8. ["Eyow-w!"]
    Daffy & Doodle
  10. 9. ["My first airplane ride!"]
    Shorty
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Movyland Studios; Dean Studios
  12. 11. Wrath of the White Waters
  13. 12. The Radioactive Boy
    Jimmy Olsen
  14. 13. ["Now remember what I told you about etiquette, Pete!"]
    Little Pete
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Matthew Head
  • Max Capp
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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