(July 1960)

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
1960-05-19
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 ad in Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane #18 and copyright registration.


Jimmy Olsen, Orphan! (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Supergirl [Linda Danvers; Kara Zor-El]; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]
Reprints

Buzzy Says: "Free Speech-- Free for All!" (Table of Contents: 1)

Buzzy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Editing
Jack Schiff

Genre
advocacy; teen
Characters
Buzzy Brown; Tom
Synopsis
Tom is tearing down the campaign posters of the candidate his father opposes, until Buzzy shows him that his father is much more fair-minded.
Keywords
elections

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Previously published in DC comics cover-dated January 1953.

Jimmy Olsen, Orphan! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
John Forte
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Supergirl [Linda Danvers; Kara Zor-El]; Perry White; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]
Synopsis
After losing his memory, Jimmy Olsen is assumed to be an orphan and sent to the same orphanage where Supergirl lives in her civilian identity.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Showcase Presents: Supergirl (DC, 2007 series) #1 credits the inks to George Klein.

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

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
Well, that's the last of my newspaper delivery!
Genre
humor

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

The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Irresistible Jimmy Olsen! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen
Reprints

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

Peg / 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
How do you like these new shorts...
Genre
humor
Reprints

Coming... Super-Attractions! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Adventure Comics; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane; Action Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 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

Elastic Lad's Greatest Feats! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Elastic Lad [Jimmy Olsen]
Reprints

[Spry Wood Rat] (Table of Contents: 10)

Let's Go Hunting! / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Martin Naydel
Pencils
Martin Naydel
Inks
Martin Naydel
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Jimmy Olsen, Orphan!
    Jimmy Olsen
  2. 1. Buzzy Says: "Free Speech-- Free for All!"
    Buzzy
  3. 2. Jimmy Olsen, Orphan!
    Jimmy Olsen
  4. 3. ["Well, that's the last of my newspaper delivery!"]
    Ollie
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis
  6. 5. The Irresistible Jimmy Olsen!
    Jimmy Olsen
  7. 6. ["How do you like these new shorts..."]
    Peg
  8. 7. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Adventure Comics; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane; Action Comics
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Jimmy Olsen's Pen-Pals
  10. 9. Elastic Lad's Greatest Feats!
    Jimmy Olsen
  11. 10. [Spry Wood Rat]
    Let's Go Hunting!
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Matthew Head
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Allen Ross
  • Mike Nielsen