(January 1961)

DC, 1954 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthy, with the exception of Feb., May, Aug., and Nov.
On-sale date
1960-11-22
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.


The Super-Life of Jimmy Olsen! (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Jimmy Olsen
Reprints

Test Your Talent (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Art Instruction, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Lord of Olsen Castle! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Krypto; Supergirl; Bizarro #1
Synopsis
Supergirl, Krypto, and Bizarro No. 1 help trick Jimmy into passing three tests in order to inherit a castle and a title. But Jimmy's one act as Lord is to sign away his title and holdings.
Reprints

Get a Grip on Your Gripes! (Table of Contents: 3)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Bernard Baily
Inks
Bernard Baily
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy

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

Ollie / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here's that new scale I was telling you about, Ollie!
Genre
humor

You Asked for It! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Showcase; Aquaman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

The Weirdest Asteroid in Space! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Superman
Synopsis
Jimmy and Superman land on a strange asteroid that wakes up, breathes fire, and requires Supes to juggle glowing rocks to hypnotize it and send it back to slumberland.
Reprints

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Renee Rose, Kay Eudaley, Mike Doyle, Thomas Koefin, Raleigh Hughes, Eric Rosenfeld, and Diane Smith.

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

Giant Superman Annual / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Super-Life of Jimmy Olsen! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Superman; Prof. Potter
Synopsis
Professor Potter perfects an unsucessful invention of Lex Luthor's that switches a percentage of Superman's powers to Jimmy during a surprise birthday party for Jimmy. But he sets the machine improperly and Jimmy gets 100% of Superman's powers. Jimmy spends endless hours at Super-Speed re-wiring the maching to reverse the effects and return his powers to Superman.
Reprints

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

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

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

Task Force / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Revolutionary War Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Super-Life of Jimmy Olsen!
    Jimmy Olsen
  2. 1. Test Your Talent
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  3. 2. The Lord of Olsen Castle!
    Jimmy Olsen
  4. 3. Get a Grip on Your Gripes!
  5. 4. ["Here's that new scale I was telling you about, Ollie!"]
    Ollie
  6. 5. You Asked for It!
    Showcase; Aquaman
  7. 6. The Weirdest Asteroid in Space!
    Jimmy Olsen
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Jimmy Olsen's Pen-Pals
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Giant Superman Annual
  10. 9. The Super-Life of Jimmy Olsen!
    Jimmy Olsen
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Task Force
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    National Radio Institute
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
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  • Per Sandell
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