Sunday, May 27, 2012

Episode #227: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated October 1957: Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #24!

Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #24!



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SUPERMAN'S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 24, October 1957, was published around August 22, 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 Stan Kaye. All three stories were done by the same creative team, writer Otto Binder, penciller Curt Swan and inked by Ray Burnley, and have been reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN FAMILY vol. II.

- THE SUPERMAN HALL OF TROPHIES (6 pgs.)

- THE GORILLA REPORTER (10 pgs.)

- THE LUCKIEST BOY IN THE WORLD (8 pgs.)

Elsewhere in DC Comics, 38 titles carried the October or October/November 1957 cover date.

Next Episode: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED NOVEMBER 1960: SUPERMAN 141 & ACTION COMICS 270!

In 2 Weeks: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 1957: WORLD'S FINEST COMICS 91!

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