(March 1968)

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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly, with the exception of Feb., May and Nov.
On-sale date
1968-01-11
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

On-sale date from copyright registration.


Luthor's Pal, Jimmy Olsen! (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Jimmy Olsen; Lex Luthor

Luthor's Pal, Jimmy Olsen! (Table of Contents: 1)

Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Pete Costanza (signed)
Inks
Pete Costanza (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lex Luthor; Superman; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Lois Lane; "Muscles" Mannigan; The Warlock; Lena Thurol; Professor Potter
Synopsis
Luthor uses a timescope to see the future and discovers that Jimmy Olsen will become Superman's friend so he befriends him before Jimmy joins the Daily Planet and convinces him that Superman is evil.
Keywords
green Kryptonite gas

Indexer Notes

Imaginary Story

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Letters
typeset

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1967
Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 791,000
Owner: National Periodical Publications, Inc., Estate of Harry Donenfeld, J.S. Liebowitz, P.H. Sampliner, Irwin Donenfeld, S.U. Sampliner, Sonia Mondschein, all at 575 Lexington Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10022

The Human Octopus! (Table of Contents: 4)

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]; Perry White; Rocky Doyle; Lucy Lane
Synopsis
When Jimmy accidentally eats a space fruit, he grows four extra arms. At first Jimmy thinks his new extra arms are great, but when Lucy rejects him and he is forced to act as a pickpocket by a gang of thieves, he asks Superman to help him reverse his condition.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Luthor's Pal, Jimmy Olsen!
    Jimmy Olsen
  2. 1. Luthor's Pal, Jimmy Olsen!
    Jimmy Olsen
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Jimmy Olsen's Pen Pals
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. The Human Octopus!
    Jimmy Olsen
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