(April 1963)

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
1963-02-21
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 ad in Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane #40 and copyright registration.


The Helmet of Hate! (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
Keywords
Daily Planet; red kryptonite

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

Made Simple Self-Teaching Encyclopedia / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Human Metal-Eater! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
John Forte
Inks
John Forte
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Lucy Lane; Perry White; Krypto
Synopsis
Jimmy is slightly bitten by a metal-eater beast, he then becomes a metal eater himself!

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 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
Oh dear, there's a leak in the roof.
Genre
humor
Characters
Little Pete; Pete's Mom
Synopsis
Pete shields his Dad's chair from a leak in the roof.

Coming... Super-Attractions! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

The Richest Boy in Metropolis! (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; Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; Lois Lane; Lucy Lane; Jimmy Olsen Fan Club
Synopsis
Jimmy thinks that he has won $50,000 in a charity sweepstakes.

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

Missile Attack / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Grit Publishing Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Jaro Stamp Co.; Maxim Stamp Co., Inc. / advertisement / 0.5 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

The Helmet of Hate! (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Superman; Lois Lane; Perry White; Kandorians
Synopsis
Whilst wearing the "Helmet of Hate", Jimmy exposes Superman to Red Kryptonite causing the Man of Steel to become evil and weak.
Reprints

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

104 Kings' Knights / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

147 Famous Automobiles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

American Body Building Club / 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. The Helmet of Hate!
    Jimmy Olsen
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Made Simple Self-Teaching Encyclopedia
  3. 2. The Human Metal-Eater!
    Jimmy Olsen
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. ["Oh dear, there's a leak in the roof."]
    Little Pete
  6. 5. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Action Comics; Adventure Comics; Superboy
  7. 6. The Richest Boy in Metropolis!
    Jimmy Olsen
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Missile Attack
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Grit Publishing Co.
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Jaro Stamp Co.; Maxim Stamp Co., Inc.
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Jimmy Olsen's Pen-Pals
  12. 11. The Helmet of Hate!
    Jimmy Olsen
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    104 Kings' Knights
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    147 Famous Automobiles
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    American Body Building Club
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
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