(June 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
1964-04-09
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 Superboy #113 and copyright registration.


The Colossus of Metropolis! (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; Lucy Lane; Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Jimmy is dressed as Colossal Boy from the Legion of Super-Heroes.

Are You a Good Neighbor? (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

The Colossus of Metropolis! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen [also as Colossal Boy]; Titano; Superman; Allura; Ilona (in portrait); Rona (in portrait); Lucy Lane; Lois Lane
Synopsis
When Titano returns and snatches Lucy Lane, Jimmy takes an enlarging compound and puts on a duplicate of Colossal Boy's costume to subdue the giant ape. Just at that moment, Allura -- Jimmy's former flame and ruler of a giant world -- arrives and proposes marriage. But the enlarging compound wears off and Jimmy reverts to normal size, so Allura returns to her giant world with Titano in tow.
Reprints

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Philip Dixon, Kevin Tierman, Margot Zubrill, Stella Weng, Charles Qualls, Lane Tyson, Dean Silver, and Bruce Bartlett.

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

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

The Kid Who Couldn't Lose! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Jimmy Olsen Fan Club; "Skip" Wallow; "Bet-On-Anything" Wallow; Superman [Clark Kent]; Mr. Dill; Lucy Lane
Synopsis
The Jimmy Olsen fan club is conned out of their Jimmy Olsen trophies by "Skip" Wallow. Jimmy must help them get them back.

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

Casey the Cop / 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
Casey, you have a very bad sore throat.
Genre
humor
Characters
Casey the Cop
Synopsis
Casey has a sore throat but he is still on traffic duty.

Coming... Super-Attractions! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

World's Finest Comics; Superboy; Adventure Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

Jimmy Olsen, Super-Thief! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Lucy Lane; Superman [Clark Kent]
Synopsis
Jimmy lands on a planet where everybody is a thief.

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

100 Magnets / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Astroforce / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Mike Marvel System / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Task Force / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Colossus of Metropolis!
    Jimmy Olsen
  2. 1. Are You a Good Neighbor?
  3. 2. The Colossus of Metropolis!
    Jimmy Olsen
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Jimmy Olsen's Pen-Pals
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Giant Superboy Annual
  6. 5. The Kid Who Couldn't Lose!
    Jimmy Olsen
  7. 6. ["Casey, you have a very bad sore throat."]
    Casey the Cop
  8. 7. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    World's Finest Comics; Superboy; Adventure Comics
  9. 8. ["Be first in your neighborhood to read each issue..."]
  10. 9. Jimmy Olsen, Super-Thief!
    Jimmy Olsen
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    100 Magnets
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Astroforce
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Mike Marvel System
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Task Force
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