(August 1957)

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
1957-06-02
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 Super-Brain of Jimmy Olsen! (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
Keywords
kryptonite; super-intelligence

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Mystery of the Millionaire Hoboes (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; Lois Lane; Perry White; Roger Craig; Dan Conrad; John Cyrus
Synopsis
Jimmy uncovers why three millionaires are pretending to be hobos.
Reprints
Keywords
hobo; kryptonite; signal watch

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

Josely Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

Ollie / 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
I'd like a room!
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

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
Who discovered the Nile River?
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

The Super-Hallucinations (Table of Contents: 7)

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
Synopsis
Jimmy's signal watch is causing Superman to misuse his vision powers.
Reprints
Keywords
signal watch

Earn While You Learn! (Table of Contents: 8)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy

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

Jerry the Jitterbug / 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
Wow!" "Shame on you, Jerry...
Genre
humor

Card Tricks You Can Do (Table of Contents: 10)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

The Super-Brain of Jimmy Olsen (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 [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Professor Potter
Synopsis
When Jimmy allows Prof. Potter to demonstrate his evolution accelerator on him, he becomes a human from 1,000,000 A.D. who calls himself the Cosmic Brain. Transformed, Jimmy forces Superman to create a crater in the Antarctic icecap and fill it with heavy materials. Only once Jimmy has reverted to his normal self does Superman discover that as the Cosmic Brain Jimmy had figured that the clustering of the Earth's main land masses around the North Pole would some day lead to the destruction of the planet.
Reprints
Keywords
kryptonite

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Junior Sales Club Batting Tips (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Super-Brain of Jimmy Olsen!
    Jimmy Olsen
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  3. 2. The Mystery of the Millionaire Hoboes
    Jimmy Olsen
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Josely Company
  5. 4. ["I'd like a room!"]
    Ollie
  6. 5. ["Who discovered the Nile River?"]
    Shorty
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  8. 7. The Super-Hallucinations
    Jimmy Olsen
  9. 8. Earn While You Learn!
  10. 9. ["Wow!" "Shame on you, Jerry..."]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  11. 10. Card Tricks You Can Do
  12. 11. The Super-Brain of Jimmy Olsen
    Jimmy Olsen
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
  15. 14. Junior Sales Club Batting Tips
    Junior Sales Club of America
  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:
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