(April-May 1975)

DC, 1974 Series
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Volume
22
Price
0.50 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1975-01-16
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [circle]
Editing
Julius Schwartz (co-editor); Murray Boltinoff (co-editor); E. Nelson Bridwell (associate editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Squarebound (#164-176); Saddle-stitched (#177-222)
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #114.


The Kid Who Adopted Jimmy Olsen; The Superman-Lois Hit Record; The Green Sun Supergirl (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Supergirl / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese ?

Job Number
B-2400
Genre
superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Superman [Clark Kent]

Batman and the Mummy (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Batman; Hostess Twinkies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Kid Who Adopted Jimmy Olsen (Table of Contents: 2)

Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
B-2097
Genre
superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Val; Perry White; Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Lasa; Avar; Damian; The Rip-Off Gang; Magus; The Black Coven
Synopsis
A small child is left in Jimmy's care. This child has magical powers that help Jimmy capture the Rip-Off Gang.
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Indexer Notes

A note in the letters section explains that Kurt Schaffenberger based the boy in the story on his grandson.

Both Feet in the Grave (Table of Contents: 3)

Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Job Number
B-2166
Genre
superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Mitch Korba; Superman [Clark Kent]
Synopsis
When mob boss Mitch Korba gets out of prison he decides to show the mob how things were done in the old days by killing Jimmy Olsen.
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The Green Sun Supergirl! (Table of Contents: 4)

Supergirl / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Jim Mooney
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Joan; Dragomonsters; Ant-Men
Synopsis
While Supergirl is helping NASA test a spacesuit her space capsule is sucked into a "Warp Stream" and crashes on the planet Lumal. Lumal has a green sun and Supergirl has no powers.
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The "Superman-Lois" Hit Record! (Table of Contents: 5)

Lois Lane / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein; Kurt Schaffenberger (Lois figures)
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Job Number
N-1270
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Don Weeder; President John Kennedy (Photo on wall in story); Winston Churchill (Photo on wall in story); Nikita Kruschev (Photo on wall in story); Lana Lang; Perry White; Steve Allen (Comedian)
Synopsis
A parody of a then current President Kennedy parody record by Vaughn Meader. John F. Kennedy, Winston Churchill and Nikita Kruschev's photos appear in the story and comedian Steve Allen appears in person in the story.
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Indexer Notes

Per Bob Bailey, the Lois Lane heads are inked by Schaffenberger and the rest of the story is inked by Klein. This was a short-lived practice around 1963-1964 on special stories.

The Reporter of 1,000 Faces! (Table of Contents: 6)

Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Curt Swan (illustrations)
Inks
George Klein (Panel 1); John Forte (Panel 2,6); Ray Burnley (Panel 3,5,9); Stan Kaye (Panel 4,7,8)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
N-1273
Genre
superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Superman [Clark Kent]
Synopsis
Examples of disguises Jimmy has used in previous stories.
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Indexer Notes

Illustrated with single panels taken from each of the following issues: Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #74, 47, 27, 44, 21, 38, 36, and 12.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Murray Boltinoff
Pencils
Curt Swan (illustration)
Inks
George Klein (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
B-2399

The Invulnerable Imp! (Table of Contents: 8)

Mr. Mxyzptlk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Edmond Hamilton; Cary Bates (idea)
Pencils
George Papp
Inks
George Papp
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
N-1269
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Mr. Mxyzptlk; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent
Synopsis
Mxyzptlk has his name changed to Mxypyxm so it is the same no matter how he says it and then travels to Earth to plague Superboy.
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Indexer Notes

Originally a Superboy feature.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Kid Who Adopted Jimmy Olsen; The Superman-Lois Hit Record; The Green Sun Supergirl
    Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Supergirl
  2. 1. Batman and the Mummy
    Batman; Hostess Twinkies
  3. 2. The Kid Who Adopted Jimmy Olsen
    Jimmy Olsen
  4. 3. Both Feet in the Grave
    Jimmy Olsen
  5. 4. The Green Sun Supergirl!
    Supergirl
  6. 5. The "Superman-Lois" Hit Record!
    Lois Lane
  7. 6. The Reporter of 1,000 Faces!
    Jimmy Olsen
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Jimmy Olsen's Pen-Pals
  9. 8. The Invulnerable Imp!
    Mr. Mxyzptlk
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