(September 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:
1959-07-02
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

Some information for this index from Ed Boner.

On-sale date from copyright registration.


The Super-Lad of Space! (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen
Reprints:

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

Jowett Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Super-Lad of Space! (Table of Contents: 2)

Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Bernstein
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Superman [Clark Kent]; Zolians
Synopsis:
Jimmy, while wearing a Superman costume, attends the launching of an engineless rocket into outer space by Superman. To get a scoop, he sneaks aboard to take photos, and ends up traveling through space. When he crash-lands he finds that he now has super-powers and can live out his super-fantasies. But he can't maintain a secret identity because everyone calls him Jimmy Olsen.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer ID by Martin O'Hearn.

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

Little Pocahontas / 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:
Going to school, Pocahontas?
Genre:
humor
Reprints:

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

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

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

Zenith Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Million-Dollar Mistakes! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; Lois Lane; Flying Newsroom; Manager "Champ" Carson; "Whiz" Wilson; Professor Potter; Samuel Gotrocks
Synopsis:
Jimmy watches $1,000,000 blow out of a window. Superman rescues the money, but Jimmy's luck runs true, as he builds up to another $1,000,000 debt.
Reprints:

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Thomas Neal, Sarah Jane Riggs, Andy Cameron, Melvin Orbach, Evelyn Rountree, Harold W. Dixon, Jr., Elva Stuart, Salvatore Schifano, Sam Ogle, Ed Moore.

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

Peg / 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:
Oh, Daddy I had a neat time at the baseball game
Genre:
humor

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

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

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

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Oh Jerry, we had a wonderful discussion in science class...
Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Coming Super-Attractions... (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Adventure Comics; Superboy; Action Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Jimmy Olsen's Super-Signals! (Table of Contents: 13)

Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Superman [Clark Kent]; Professor Potter; Anti-Superman Gang; Flying Newsroom; "Ace" Manton
Synopsis:
After carelessly almost losing his signal watch and getting chewed out by Superman, Jimmy falls asleep and hides the watch in his sleep. Now he has to figure out how to summon Superman without the watch.
Reprints:

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

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

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

40 Foreign and American Cars / 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) /

Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

American Geographical Society's Around the World Program / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Super-Lad of Space!
    Jimmy Olsen
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute
  3. 2. The Super-Lad of Space!
    Jimmy Olsen
  4. 3. ["Going to school, Pocahontas?"]
    Little Pocahontas
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Company
  7. 6. The Million-Dollar Mistakes!
    Jimmy Olsen
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Jimmy Olsen's Pen-Pals
  10. 9. ["Oh, Daddy I had a neat time at the baseball game"]
    Peg
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  12. 11. ["Oh Jerry, we had a wonderful discussion in science class..."]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  13. 12. Coming Super-Attractions...
    Adventure Comics; Superboy; Action Comics
  14. 13. Jimmy Olsen's Super-Signals!
    Jimmy Olsen
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    150 Civil War Soldiers
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    40 Foreign and American Cars
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    American Geographical Society's Around the World Program
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Matthew Head
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Chris Boyko
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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