Saturday, September 15, 2012

Episode #239: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated April 1958: Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #28!

Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #28!



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SUPERMAN'S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 28, April 1958, was published around February 25, 1958. 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 8 page stories were done by the same creative team: writer Otto Binder, penciller Curt Swan and inker Ray Burnley, and have been reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN FAMILY vol. II.

- THE SPENDTHRIFT AND THE MISER

- THE BOY WHO KILLED SUPERMAN, which was the story featured on the cover, was also reprinted in SUPERMAN ANNUAL 4.

- THE HUMAN SKYSCRAPER was also reprinted in SUPERMAN ANNUAL 4, published with the DC Comics cover dated January 1962, and also in SUPERMAN: THE AMAZING TRANSFORMATIONS OF JIMMY OLSEN trade paperback.

Elsewhere in DC Comics, 37 titles carried the April or April/May 1958 cover date.

Next Episode: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED APRIL 1961: SUPERMAN 144 & ACTION COMICS 275!

In 2 Weeks: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED MAY 1958: SUPERMAN'S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 2 & WORLD'S FINEST COMICS 94!

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