(March 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
1959-01-06
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Mort Weisinger
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 Enemy! (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

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

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

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Menace of Superman's Fan Mail! (Table of Contents: 2)

Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Labs Logan (villain)
Synopsis
A criminal attempts to murder Superman by sending him fan mail with Kryptonite-laced envelopes.
Reprints
Keywords
kryptonite

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Varsity Vic / 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
That must be the new girl at school...
Genre
humor

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

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

American Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Robot Jimmy Olsen (Table of Contents: 7)

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 [Clark Kent]; Perry White; Lois Lane (cameo)
Synopsis
Superman lets Jimmy borrow a robot suit with super-powers intended for his 21st birthday present, but then is unable to remove it. When Superman gets called away on an emergency, Jimmy uses the suit to perform heroic deeds around Metropolis.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Jimmy's age is implied to be 19 in the last panel, when he is estimating the number of months until his 21st birthday.

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

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

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

150 Civil War Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Superman's Enemy! (Table of Contents: 12)

Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; Lois Lane
Synopsis
Superman returns from space with a strange jewel and gives it as a gift to Jimmy. Shortly afterwards, Jimmy begins to treat Superman with contempt and puts their friendship in jeopardy.
Reprints

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

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

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

Colorfoto / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Army Grenade / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

Zenith Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Superman's Enemy!
    Jimmy Olsen
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Charles Atlas
  3. 2. The Menace of Superman's Fan Mail!
    Jimmy Olsen
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. ["That must be the new girl at school..."]
    Varsity Vic
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
  8. 7. The Robot Jimmy Olsen
    Jimmy Olsen
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Jimmy Olsen's Pen-Pals
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    150 Civil War Soldiers
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  13. 12. Superman's Enemy!
    Jimmy Olsen
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Colorfoto
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Army Grenade
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Company
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
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