Thursday, March 15, 2012

Episode #219: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated June 1957: Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #21!

Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #21!



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SUPERMAN'S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 21, June 1957, was published around April 16, 1957. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of a dime. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by Ray Burnley, who were the art team for all three 8 page stories, written by Otto Binder. All three stories were reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN FAMILY vol. I.

- THE LEGEND OF GREENBEARD OLSEN

- WONDER LAD

- THE WEDDING OF JIMMY OLSEN

Elsewhere in DC Comics, 32 titles carried the June or June/July 1957 cover date.

Next Episode: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED AUGUST 1960: SUPERMAN 139 & ACTION COMICS 267!

In 2 Weeks: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED JULY/AUGUST 1957: SHOWCASE 9 & WORLD'S FINEST COMICS 89!

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