(October 1963)

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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
1963-08-15
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 #44 and copyright registration.

Copyright 1963 by National Periodical Publications, Inc.


The World of Doomed Olsens! (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Superman; Elastic Lad [Chameleon Boy]; Giant Turtle Man [Colossal Boy]; Human Porcupine [Cosmic Boy]; Wolf-Man [Proty II]
Reprints

Treasure Chest of Fun (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Honor House Prod. Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The World of Doomed Olsens! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Superman; Legion of Super-Heroes [Mon-El [also as The Collector]; Colossal Boy [also as The Giant Turtle Man]; Bouncing Boy [also as Fat Boy Jimmy]; Cosmic Boy [also as The Human Porcupine]; Chameleon Boy [also as Elastic Lad]; Shrinking Violet (cameo); Sun Boy (cameo); Lightning Lad (cameo); Saturn Girl (cameo); Triplicate Girl (cameo)]; Proty II [also as Wolf Boy Jimmy]; Legion of Substitute-Heroes [Fire Lad; Polar Boy; Night Girl; Stone Boy] (all in cameos)
Synopsis
Jimmy is taken by The Collector to the world Gion-El, which is seemingly inhabited by duplicates of him in the forms into which he has been transformed in the past. But when Jimmy realizes he is being hoaxed, the Legionnaires reveal that he has passed his initiation test and they bring him to the 30th century to officially be made an honorary member of the Legion of Super-Heroes.
Reprints

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

The Flashiest News of the Year... A Giant Flash Annual! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Giant Flash Annual / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

The Super-Test of Jimmy Olsen! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Superman; Professor Potter; Freddy Foster; Wilfred Warder; Slick Smorley; The Jimmy Olsen Fan Club
Synopsis
Skeptical Wilfred Warder believes that Jimmy is overrated. It is then down to the cub reporter to prove otherwise.

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

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

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

Jimmy Olsen's Pen Pals / letters page / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Darrell J. Turner, David C. Jackson, Linda Fine, Foster E. Driver III, J. Schutza.

Coming... Super-Attractions! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane; Superboy; Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

102 Ships of All Nations / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Garcelon Stamp Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Secret of Monster Island! (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Superman; Noah
Synopsis
Perry and Jimmy are marooned on an uncharted island populated by incredible monsters. They must survive until they can manage to get the Flying Newsroom's radio working again.

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

Ollie / 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 feel a cold coming on.
Genre
humor

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

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

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

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

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

147 Famous Automobiles / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

100 Toy Soldiers / advertisement / 1 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) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The World of Doomed Olsens!
    Jimmy Olsen
  2. 1. Treasure Chest of Fun
    Honor House Prod. Corp.
  3. 2. The World of Doomed Olsens!
    Jimmy Olsen
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. ["Get these favorite, exciting and entertaining comics magazines..."]
  6. 5. The Flashiest News of the Year... A Giant Flash Annual!
    Giant Flash Annual
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  8. 7. The Super-Test of Jimmy Olsen!
    Jimmy Olsen
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Jimmy Olsen's Pen Pals
  11. 10. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane; Superboy; Superman
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    102 Ships of All Nations
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  14. 13. The Secret of Monster Island!
    Jimmy Olsen
  15. 14. ["I feel a cold coming on."]
    Ollie
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Roman War Soldiers
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    147 Famous Automobiles
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    American Body Building Club
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Wallace Brown, Inc.
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