(December 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.
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

The Human Porcupine! (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

["Hi, everybody! Meet Johnny DC..."] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Alien Jimmy Olsen Fan Club! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Showcase; Tommy Tomorrow / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Superman Talks About... "Pennies for UNICEF!" (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp
Editing:
?

Genre:
advocacy; superhero
Characters:
Superman [Kal-El; aka. Clark Kent]; Joe; Tom
Synopsis:
After Joe claims he's going to keep the pennies for himself, Superman takes Joe and Tom to Asia, South America and Africa to show them first-hand how much good the pennies they collect for UNICEF can do.

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

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

The Human Porcupine! (Table of Contents: 7)

Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Miss Gzptlsnz; Mr. Mxyzptlk; Superman; Lucy Lane; Perry White
Synopsis:
When Jimmy rejects Miss Gzptlsnz, she turns him into a human porcupine until he can trick her into saying her name backwards and return her to the 5th dimension.
Reprints:

["Oh, Midge, the handsomest boy moved in next door..."] (Table of Contents: 8)

Peg / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Reprints:

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

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

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Letters from Mike Golden, Gail Anderson, Fred Bronson, Tim Ploof, Elaine C. Maier, Everett Sheehan, R. Luftig.

["This sweater is pure wool, the finest grade!"] (Table of Contents: 11)

Shorty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

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

Zenith Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Mysterious Lord of Devil's Island! (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre:
superhero

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

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

["Tricksy, I have to go out of town now."] (Table of Contents: 15)

Tricksy World's Greatest Stunt Man / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Coming... Super-Attractions! (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

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

Convoy Terror / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Task Force / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

American Body Building Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Schwinn Hollywood / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Human Porcupine!
    Jimmy Olsen
  2. 1. ["Hi, everybody! Meet Johnny DC..."]
  3. 2. The Alien Jimmy Olsen Fan Club!
    Jimmy Olsen
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Showcase; Tommy Tomorrow
  6. 5. Superman Talks About... "Pennies for UNICEF!"
    Superman
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    American Specialty Co.
  8. 7. The Human Porcupine!
    Jimmy Olsen
  9. 8. ["Oh, Midge, the handsomest boy moved in next door..."]
    Peg
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Jimmy Olsen's Pen-Pals
  12. 11. ["This sweater is pure wool, the finest grade!"]
    Shorty
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Company
  14. 13. The Mysterious Lord of Devil's Island!
    Jimmy Olsen
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  16. 15. ["Tricksy, I have to go out of town now."]
    Tricksy World's Greatest Stunt Man
  17. 16. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Action Comics; Superboy; Adventure Comics
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Convoy Terror
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Task Force
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    American Body Building Club
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Schwinn Hollywood
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:
  • Bill Wormstedt
  • Allen Ross
  • Mike Nielsen