(March 1962)

DC, 1954 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly, with the exception of Feb., May, Aug., and Nov.
On-sale date
1962-01-04
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical 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.


Jimmy Olsen, Freak! (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Superman; Vangar; Duran; Berek
Reprints

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

Joe Weider / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Stranded in Evolution Valley! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Titano

Super-Previews from Two Great Magazines! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Adventure Comics; Action Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Little Pete / 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
I'll bring these magazines over to Willy...
Genre
humor

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Average sales per issue previous year - 520,000.

Jimmy Olsen in Scotland Yard! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Lucy Lane; Superintendent Baker; Purple Pimpernel [Lord Bunkley]; Sergeant Kipper; Superman; Stumpy
Synopsis
Perry sends Jimmy to England to work for Scotland Yard for a week. While there Jimmy tries to capture the Purple Pimpernel.
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 Gary Bennett, Alix Boggs, Jack Kirkness, Mark Finley, Peter Karicik, Doug Storer, and Elsie Morgan.

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

Shorty / 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
Now in the job here, one thing is important - you must collect!
Genre
humor
Reprints

Coming... Super-Attractions! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

Jimmy Olsen, Freak! (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Ilona; Lucy Lane; Vangar; Duran; Rogor; Berek; Superman; Lois Lane; Lana Lang
Synopsis
After being rejected by Lucy Lane once again, Jimmy meets Ilona from the Sunev Galaxy who asks him to marry her. But before Jimmy can accompany Ilona back to her home for their wedding, he is confronted by four more aliens, who transform him into a freak. Superman arrives and explains that the aliens are Ilona's four other husbands and helps his pal get out of his engagement to Ilona.
Reprints

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

Chet Atkins Method / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Jerry / 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
So long, Tommy!
Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

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

Best Values Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

100 Toy Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Jimmy Olsen, Freak!
    Jimmy Olsen
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Joe Weider
  3. 2. Stranded in Evolution Valley!
    Jimmy Olsen
  4. 3. Super-Previews from Two Great Magazines!
    Adventure Comics; Action Comics
  5. 4. ["I'll bring these magazines over to Willy..."]
    Little Pete
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
  7. 6. Jimmy Olsen in Scotland Yard!
    Jimmy Olsen
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Jimmy Olsen's Pen-Pals
  9. 8. ["Now in the job here, one thing is important - you must collect!"]
    Shorty
  10. 9. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Action Comics; Superboy; Adventure Comics
  11. 10. Jimmy Olsen, Freak!
    Jimmy Olsen
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Chet Atkins Method
  13. 12. ["So long, Tommy!"]
    Jerry
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Best Values Co.
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Matthew Head
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Chris Boyko
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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