(January 1959)

DC, 1954 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly, with the exception of Feb., May, Aug., and Nov.
On-sale date
1958-11-20
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.


Superman's Pal of Steel! (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Jimmy Olsen
Reprints

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

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

Superman's Pal of Steel! (Table of Contents: 2)

Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
John Giunta ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White
Synopsis
Jimmy falls into a stream purported to be the river Styx and then finds himself invulnerable to all harm.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

inker id by Bob Hughes

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Private Pete / 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
My uncle sent me this barometer.
Genre
humor; military
Reprints

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

Little Pete / 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
Care for a game of ping pong?
Genre
humor; children
Reprints

The Underworld Journal (Table of Contents: 7)

Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane;
Synopsis
Jimmy receives a small newspaper called The Clarion as an inheritance and quits the Daily Planet. Perry, Lois and Clark are horrified when the paper immediately begins publishing scandalous stories intended to damage Superman's reputation.
Reprints

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

Tootsie Roll Pop / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Casey the Cop / 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
I've got to check on the new numbers the men got around here!
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

Jimmy Olsen's Pen Pals / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Lise Molmud, Leslie Fenton, Deadline Dick, Edna Falk, Penelope Burks, Peter Ross, Professor Neal Young.

The Most Amazing Camera in the World (Table of Contents: 11)

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; Professor Potter; Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; Lois Lane
Synopsis
Jimmy borrows a camera from Professor Potter that can capture objects inside of itself using fourth-dimensional rays. But a member of the underworld finds out about the camera's properties and uses it to draw Superman into a trap.
Reprints
Keywords
kryptonite

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

Tootsie Roll Fudge / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

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

National Radio Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Superman's Pal of Steel!
    Jimmy Olsen
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  3. 2. Superman's Pal of Steel!
    Jimmy Olsen
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. ["Can an invulnerable gorilla..."]
    Superman
  6. 5. ["My uncle sent me this barometer."]
    Private Pete
  7. 6. ["Care for a game of ping pong?"]
    Little Pete
  8. 7. The Underworld Journal
    Jimmy Olsen
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  10. 9. ["I've got to check on the new numbers the men got around here!"]
    Casey the Cop
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Jimmy Olsen's Pen Pals
  12. 11. The Most Amazing Camera in the World
    Jimmy Olsen
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    National Radio Institute
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Nick Caputo
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Sean Williams
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Chris Boyko
  • Matthew Head
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  • Allen Ross
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