(August 1957)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1957-06-25
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) (editor); Jack Schiff (managing editor); Mort Weisinger (assistant editor); George Kashdan (assistant editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Sir Jimmy Olsen, Knight of Metropolis! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
Jack Adler
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
After I finish this jousting practice, Superman...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Jimmy Olsen
Reprints
Keywords
armor; bicycles; jousting; knights; lances; Vumania

Yogi Berra Homers in the 9th - Wins Big Game! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Sir Jimmy Olsen, Knight of Metropolis (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh-Oh! Those crooks are going to spoil Jimmy's plans!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Jimmy Olsen; Professor Peabody; Lois Lane; Sea Gang
Synopsis
If Jimmy can perform three knightly deeds he can become King of Vumania.

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

Roadmaster / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Earn While You Learn! (Table of Contents: 4)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy; teen

Congo Bill's Useless Partner (Table of Contents: 5)

Congo Bill / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller
Pencils
Nick Cardy
Inks
Nick Cardy
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ha, ha - - That jungle boy tried to help Congo Bill out of the quicksand...
Genre
adventure; drama; jungle
Characters
Congo Bill; Janu the Jungle Boy
Synopsis
Janu has a mental crisis, believing that he is no longer useful to his friend Bill. Bill works so hard at massaging Janu's ego that when he really does need assistance Janu ignores him.
Reprints

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

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

Stunts for a Rainy Day (Table of Contents: 7)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

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

Shorty / 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
Is the water deep?
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Academy Awards of Space (Table of Contents: 10)

Tommy Tomorrow / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Jim Mooney
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Colonel Tomorrow, step forward!
Genre
adventure; science fiction
Characters
Colonel Tommy Tomorrow; Planet Pete
Synopsis
Tommy receives the Planeteers' equivalent of an 'Oscar' for various of his brave deeds.
Reprints

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

Charlie Cannonball / comic story / 0.67 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
Did you check the firing pin?
Genre
humor

Superman's Secret Message (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Supermen of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Josely Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Junior Sales Club Batting Tips (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Junior Sales Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Sir Jimmy Olsen, Knight of Metropolis!
    Superman
  2. 1. Yogi Berra Homers in the 9th - Wins Big Game!
  3. 2. Sir Jimmy Olsen, Knight of Metropolis
    Superman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Roadmaster
  5. 4. Earn While You Learn!
  6. 5. Congo Bill's Useless Partner
    Congo Bill
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  8. 7. Stunts for a Rainy Day
  9. 8. ["Is the water deep?"]
    Shorty
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  11. 10. The Academy Awards of Space
    Tommy Tomorrow
  12. 11. ["Did you check the firing pin?"]
    Charlie Cannonball
  13. 12. Superman's Secret Message
    Supermen of America
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Josely Co.
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
  16. 15. Junior Sales Club Batting Tips
    Junior Sales Club of America
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
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