(October 1961)

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
1961-08-17
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. Bob Bailey reported a copy with an arrival date of August 12, 1961.


The Son of Jimmy Olsen! (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
John Forte
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero

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

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

The Son of Jimmy Olsen! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Imaginary story.

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Peg / 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
Hi, Peg!" "I hear you have a date with Bill Williams tomorrow...
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

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

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

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

The Jinx of Metropolis! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Jimmy Olsen; Jor-El (flashback); Lara (flashback); John F. Kennedy
Synopsis
Superman gives the Kryptonian deflector to President John F. Kennedy.

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

Tootsie Roll Fudge / 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) /

Centre Coin Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Revolutionary War Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Moolah the Mystic / 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
It's a nice day for a stroll in the park!
Genre
humor
Reprints

Coming... Super-Attractions! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

Jimmy Olsen's Sweethearts! (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Jimmy Olsen; Marilyn Monroe; Tuesday Weld; Gina Lollobrigida; Brigitte Bardot; Jayne Mansfield; Rock Hudson

Indexer Notes

Script added by Bob Bailey. This came out less than a year before Monroe's death.

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

Tootsie Roll Ice Cream Bar / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

150 Civil War Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Wallace Brown, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Son of Jimmy Olsen!
    Jimmy Olsen
  2. 1. Test Your Talent
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  3. 2. The Son of Jimmy Olsen!
    Jimmy Olsen
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. ["Hi, Peg!" "I hear you have a date with Bill Williams tomorrow..."]
    Peg
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Giant Superman Annual; Secret Origins
  8. 7. The Jinx of Metropolis!
    Jimmy Olsen
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Jimmy Olsen's Pen-Pals
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Centre Coin Company
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
  13. 12. ["It's a nice day for a stroll in the park!"]
    Moolah the Mystic
  14. 13. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Superman; Action Comics; Adventure Comics
  15. 14. Jimmy Olsen's Sweethearts!
    Jimmy Olsen
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Ice Cream Bar
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    150 Civil War Soldiers
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Wallace Brown, Inc.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Bob Bailey
  • Nick Caputo
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Per Sandell
  • Matthew Head
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bill Wormstedt
  • Allen Ross
  • Mike Nielsen