(August-September 1967)

DC, 1954 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
84
Indicia Frequency
monthly, with the exception of Feb., May and Nov.
On-sale date
1967-06-13
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 (credited); E. Nelson Bridwell (assistant editor, uncredited)
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

Also designated on cover as 80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #G38 and as G-38 on indicia page.

On-sale date from copyright registration.


Jimmy's Weirdest Adventures (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
Jack Adler ?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints

Table of Contents (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Characters
Jimmy Olsen (inset)
Synopsis
Table of Contents for this issue.

The Boy Who Hoaxed Superman (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; Professor Dekker; Miss Jenkins
Synopsis
Jimmy tries to trick Perry into giving him a raise by pretending to quit his job and getting his new identity hired to take his position.
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The Super-Lad of Space! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Superman [Clark Kent]; Zolians
Synopsis
Jimmy, while wearing a Superman costume, attends the launching of an engineless rocket into outer space by Superman. To get a scoop, he sneaks aboard to take photos, and ends up traveling through space. When he crash-lands he finds that he now has super-powers and can live out his super-fantasies. But he can't maintain a secret identity because everyone calls him Jimmy Olsen.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Private Pete / 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
I just answered an ad from a magazine!
Genre
humor
Characters
Private Pete
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The Wolf-Man of Metropolis! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Lucy Lane; Superman; Lois Lane; Perry White; Supergirl [Linda Lee]
Synopsis
Jimmy drinks a potion left behind by Merlin that turns him into a Wolf-Man every night, a spell which can only be broken by a kiss from a beautiful maiden. Jimmy tries to hide his condition from Lucy Lane until he finds, with Superman's help, a beautiful maiden who will kiss him.
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Keywords
Flying Newsroom

Indexer Notes

People wear Batman, Robin, Superman, Green Arrow, and Speedy costumes at the masquerade ball in this story.

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

Cap's Hobby Hints / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Job Number
6530
First Line of Dialogue or Text
What are you going to do with your mother's old hair net?

Indexer Notes

Idea from Ken Ropp, St. Louis, Mich.

The Boy in Superman's Body! (Table of Contents: 7)

Superman / comic story / 9.5 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Ruben Moreira
Inks
Al Plastino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Blacky Baird
Synopsis
Superman gives Jimmy Olsen a new trophy he found on an alien planet. Jimmy uses the device to transfer Superman's mind into Jimmy's body and Jimmy's mind into Superman's body.
Reprints
Keywords
Flying Newsroom

Indexer Notes

original title: "The Non-Super Superman"

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

Jimmy Olsen's Pen-Pals / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

The Giant Turtle Man! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Lori Lemaris; Goxo
Synopsis
Jimmy finds an enlarging ray-gun and accidentally fires it through a turtle, striking himself, turning him into a giant turtle-man. When Jimmy begins to collect tons of steel objects, dumping them in an island volcano, Superman is called out to stop him. But Lori Lemaris tells Superman that an Atlantean criminal created the ray-gun and controlled Jimmy telepathically as part of a plan to protect pirate treasure buried on the volcanic island. Superman restores Jimmy with Brainiac's shrinking ray and recovers the pirate loot.
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Keywords
Fortress of Solitude

Indexer Notes

Inspired by the cover of the July 1940 issue of Thrilling Wonder Stories.

The Elastic Lad of Metropolis! (Table of Contents: 10)

Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 7.5 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Jimmy Olsen [as Elastic Lad]; Perry White; Lois Lane; Professor Potter
Synopsis
Lois accidentally gives both Clark and Jimmy a drink of Professor Potter's elastic serum. Jimmy becomes Elastic Lad, but Superman must figue out a way to cover for the fact that the serum doesn't effect him.
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Indexer Notes

Last 2/3 page modified to fit half-page.

The Mystery of the Tiny Supermen! (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Superman Emergency Squad (first appearance); Jimmy Olsen Fan Club; Perry White; Lois Lane; Supergirl [Linda Lee]; Superman [Clark Kent]
Synopsis
While Superman is on a mission in the past, the Superman Emergency Squad monitors Metropolis and discovers that Supergirl has accidentally left a clue to her existence and the Superman Emergency Squad jumps into action to remove the evidence of Supergirl's existence.
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Keywords
Bottle City of Kandor; Flying Newsroom; Fortress of Solitude

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

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

The Boy Witch Doctor! (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Lois Lane; Superman [Clark Kent]; Jungle King [Duke Brannigan]; Lucy Lane; Mbongu
Synopsis
Jimmy becomes a Witch Doctor while visiting natives on an island.
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Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Jimmy's Weirdest Adventures
    Jimmy Olsen
  2. 1. Table of Contents
  3. 2. The Boy Who Hoaxed Superman
    Jimmy Olsen
  4. 3. The Super-Lad of Space!
    Jimmy Olsen
  5. 4. ["I just answered an ad from a magazine!"]
    Private Pete
  6. 5. The Wolf-Man of Metropolis!
    Jimmy Olsen
  7. 6. ["What are you going to do with your mother's old hair net?"]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  8. 7. The Boy in Superman's Body!
    Superman
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Jimmy Olsen's Pen-Pals
  10. 9. The Giant Turtle Man!
    Jimmy Olsen
  11. 10. The Elastic Lad of Metropolis!
    Jimmy Olsen
  12. 11. The Mystery of the Tiny Supermen!
    Jimmy Olsen
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  14. 13. The Boy Witch Doctor!
    Jimmy Olsen
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Dwayne Best
  • Matthew Head
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