(October 1970)

DC, 1954 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly, with the exception of Feb., May and Nov.
On-sale date
1970-08-25
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [character]
Editing
Murray Boltinoff; 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.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Kirby; Al Plastino (see notes)
Inks
Vince Colletta; Al Plastino (see notes)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
X-111
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jimmy Olsen's our leader! He gives the orders!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Superman [Clark Kent]; Yango; Flek; Newsboy Legion 2 [Gabby, Jr.; Tommy; Flipper Dipper; Scrapper, Jr.; Big-Words];
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Alterations on Superman by Al Plastino. Different version of this cover used as cover of Jimmy Olsen: Adventures by Jack Kirby (DC, 2003 series) #2.

Jimmy Olsen Superman's Pal Brings Back the Newsboy Legion! (Table of Contents: 1)

Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Kirby
Pencils
Jack Kirby; Al Plastino (see notes)
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Newsboy Legion 2 [Gabby, Jr.; Tommy; Flipper Dipper; Scrapper, Jr.; Big-Words] (first appearance); Morgan Edge (first appearance); Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Intergang; The Outsiders; Iron Mask; Vudu; Yango; Flek; Gandy
Synopsis
Jimmy Olsen's new boss Morgan Edge assigns Jimmy to do a story on the Newsboy Legion and their Whiz Wagon which leads him to the mysteries of the Wild Area and the Outsiders and their leader Yango. Jimmy is joined there by Superman, after he survives an assassination attempt on Clark Kent by Inter-Gang, directed by Morgan Edge.
Reprints
Keywords
green kryptonite; Whiz Wagon

Indexer Notes

Alterations on Clark Kent/Superman and Jimmy Olsen by Al Plastino. Clark Kent was untouched on page 5, Jimmy Olsen on pages 1 and 2.

Jack Kirby -- Continued (Table of Contents: 2)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Kirby; Murray Boltinoff
Letters
typeset

Job Number
X-112
Genre
biography
Characters
Jack Kirby
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Short text auto-biographical piece by Jack Kirby. Introduction by editor Murray Boltinoff.

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

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

Script
Murray Boltinoff
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
B-737
Characters
Jimmy Olsen

Indexer Notes

Letters section appears in between pages 13-14 of the main story. Letters from Henry Hoffman, Gerard Triano, Gregory Kent, Robert H. Black, Richard D. Bishop, Steven Virshup and M.K. Tomashevshky.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Jimmy Olsen's our leader! He gives the orders!"]
    Jimmy Olsen
  2. 1. Jimmy Olsen Superman's Pal Brings Back the Newsboy Legion!
    Jimmy Olsen
  3. 2. Jack Kirby -- Continued
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Jimmy Olsen's Pen-Pals
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  • Steve Jenner
  • Darrel McCann
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Jim Van Dore
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