(June 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
1968-04-11
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 (editor); E. Nelson Bridwell (assistant editor)
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.


Elastic Lad Wrestles the Ugly Superman! (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen [Elastic Lad]; Ugly Superman (wrestler)

Jimmy Olsen, Boy Wonder! (Table of Contents: 1)

Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 11.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Scorpion Gang; Mystery Analysts of Gotham City [Commissioner Gordon; Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Kaye Daye; District Attorney Danton; Martin Tellman; Hugh Rankin; Art Saddows]; Alfred; Aunt Harriet; Valerie
Synopsis
Jimmy Olsen trades places with Robin to try to fool the Mystery Analysts of Gotham, whom he wants to join.
Reprints
Keywords
Batcave; Batmobile; Eyrie (Secret Hideout)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from George Dolack, Steve Williams, Joseph Kurey, Julie Glista, Robert Martin, Ann Demers, Gwen Lawrence, Michael Shepelak, David Boyle.

Elastic Lad's Wrestling Match! (Table of Contents: 3)

Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Bernstein; E. Nelson Bridwell (4 new pages only)
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
John Forte; George Klein (4 new pages only)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Elastic Lad [Jimmy Olsen]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Ugly Superman (World Champion Wrestler); Duke McCone; Blubber Ben (wrestler); Mac the Martian (wrestler); Ed; Totem Tom (wrestler); Tiger Tom (wrestler); The Abominable Snowman (wrestler); Lucy Lane; The Gladiator (wrestler); The Bee (wrestler); Tumbler Ted (wrestler); Rudy the Reindeer (wrestler); Mr. Goliath (wrestler)
Synopsis
Jimmy Olsen takes up a challenge to last an hour in the ring against all wrestlers. If he lasts the hour $5,000 will be given to charity.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

4 extra pages added to this reprint

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

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

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

Job Number
6608
First Line of Dialogue or Text
What are you doing with the masking tape, son?

Indexer Notes

Tip on using masking tape to keep top of paint jars clean from Joe Gregory, Greensboro, North Carolina.

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

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

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

Ideal; Motorific / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Elastic Lad Wrestles the Ugly Superman!
    Jimmy Olsen
  2. 1. Jimmy Olsen, Boy Wonder!
    Jimmy Olsen
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Jimmy Olsen's Pen-Pals
  4. 3. Elastic Lad's Wrestling Match!
    Jimmy Olsen
  5. 4. ["What are you doing with the masking tape, son?"]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  7. 6. ["Now...the hottest wheels on the pike..."]
    Ideal; Motorific
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Nick Caputo
  • Katie
  • Valmiki Annamanthadoo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Matthew Head
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Chris Boyko
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bill Wormstedt
  • Allen Ross
  • Mike Nielsen