(July 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
1963-05-23
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 Superboy #106 and copyright registration.


The Secret of Silver Kryptonite! (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Superman
Reprints

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

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

Jimmy Olsen's Boo Boos! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Superman; Superman Revenge Squad; Superman Junior Revenge Squad
Synopsis
Jimmy makes so many serious errors that the Man of Steel dissolves their friendship.

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

[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) /

Missile Attack / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Human Robot! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; Professor Brunt; Fergol; Lucy Lane
Synopsis
Jimmy is turned into a robot by Venusians.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Sharon Rhom, Marilyn Rourke, John Wachter, Brenda Avnet, Captain Evan Hughes, Gordon Thomas, Alan Deneroff, Oscar Hobart.

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

Little Pete / 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
You spend too much time sitting and watching Superman movies on TV.
Genre
humor
Characters
Little Pete; Pete's Mom; Pete's Dad
Synopsis
Pete's mom feels he spends too much time in front of the TV.

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

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

The Secret of Silver Kryptonite! (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Superman [Clark Kent]; Supergirl; Lori Lemaris; Professor Potter; Perry White; Lois Lane; Lana Lang; Look-Alike Squad [Zol-Lar; Ar-Rone; Vol-Don; Lori Lemaris double; Lana Lang double; Lois Lane double]; Element Lad
Synopsis
Jimmy and Professor Potter collaborate on a scheme to manufacture Silver Kryptonite.
Reprints

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

Varsity Vic / 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
Of all the nerve!
Genre
humor
Characters
Varsity Vic; courting couple
Synopsis
Vic thinks that he has caught his girl cheating on him.
Reprints

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

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

Fight Global Air Battles with Planes of All Nations (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Convoy Terror / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Task Force / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

American Bodybuilding Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Best Values Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Secret of Silver Kryptonite!
    Jimmy Olsen
  2. 1. ["Hi! Boys and girls..."]
  3. 2. Jimmy Olsen's Boo Boos!
    Jimmy Olsen
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Giant Batman Annual
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Missile Attack
  8. 7. The Human Robot!
    Jimmy Olsen
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Jimmy Olsen's Pen-Pals
  10. 9. ["You spend too much time sitting and watching Superman movies on TV."]
    Little Pete
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  12. 11. The Secret of Silver Kryptonite!
    Jimmy Olsen
  13. 12. ["Of all the nerve!"]
    Varsity Vic
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  15. 14. Fight Global Air Battles with Planes of All Nations
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Convoy Terror
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Task Force
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    American Bodybuilding Club
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Best Values Co.
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