(January 1964)

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
1963-11-27
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 #46 and copyright registration.

Copyright 1963 by National Periodical Publications, Inc.


The Pranks of Jimmy the Imp! (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Superman; Perry White; Lucy Lane
Reprints

You Get What You Vote For! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Editing
?

Genre
advocacy; teen
Characters
Joe; Buzzy Brown; Mr. Brown
Synopsis
Joe discovers you can't get what you want if you don't vote.

Indexer Notes

Printed in black-and-white on inside front cover.

The Pranks of Jimmy the Imp! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; Lois Lane; Lucy Lane; Mr. Mxyzptlk
Synopsis
Mxyzptlk transfers his magical powers to Jimmy, then controls his mind from the Fifth Dimension.
Reprints

Coming... Super-Attractions! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

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

Jerry the Jitterbug / 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
Pardon me, mister - You dropped your wallet!
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

Zenith Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Jimmy Olsen and the Forty Thieves! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen [as Ali Baba]; Superman; Lex Luthor [as Abu Hassan]
Synopsis
Jimmy is transported back through time to the era of the Arabian Nights and assumes the identity of Ali Baba.

The Fastest Cars in the World! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Aurora; Model Motoring / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

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

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

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Jimmy Olsen's Secret Love! (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen [as Magi the Magnificent]; Lucy Lane [as Sandra Rogers]; Superman; Perry White
Synopsis
Disguised Jimmy, (Magi), meets disguised Lucy, (Sandra), and they begin to fall for each other without disclosing their true identites.
Reprints

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

Giant Batman Annual / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Fred Bronner Corporation / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

126 World War II Fighting G.I.'s Commandos / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

National Radio Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Fly-Over Chicane (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Gilbert Auto-rama / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Pranks of Jimmy the Imp!
    Jimmy Olsen
  2. 1. You Get What You Vote For!
    Buzzy
  3. 2. The Pranks of Jimmy the Imp!
    Jimmy Olsen
  4. 3. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Action Comics; Adventure Comics; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane
  5. 4. ["Pardon me, mister - You dropped your wallet!"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Company
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Giant Superman Annual
  8. 7. Jimmy Olsen and the Forty Thieves!
    Jimmy Olsen
  9. 8. The Fastest Cars in the World!
    Aurora; Model Motoring
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Jimmy Olsen's Pen-Pals
  11. 10. Jimmy Olsen's Secret Love!
    Jimmy Olsen
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Giant Batman Annual
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Fred Bronner Corporation
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    126 World War II Fighting G.I.'s Commandos
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    National Radio Institute
  16. 15. Fly-Over Chicane
    Gilbert Auto-rama
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Jim Walker
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Gregory Fischer
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