SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 3, Jan./Feb. 1955, was published around November 18, 1954. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 10 cents. Mort Weisinger was the editor. The cover was pencilled by Curt Swan and featured the third and final story of the issue, THE MAN WHO COLLECTED EXCITEMENT! All three stories were done by the same creative team, writer Otto Binder, penciller Curt Swan and inker Ray Burnley.
– THE BOY MILLIONAIRE: (6 pgs.)
– THE FASTEST GUN IN THE WEST: (6 pgs.)
These first two stories were similar to two episodes of THE ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN TV show.
– THE MAN WHO COLLECTED EXCITEMENT: (8 pgs.)
WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 74, Jan./Feb. 1955, was published around November 30, 1954. It also contained 32 pages for the cover price of a dime. The editor was Jack Schiff. The cover was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by Ray Burnley.
– Superman/Batman: THE CONTEST OF HEROES (10 pgs.) was written by Bill Finger, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by Stan Kaye.
– Green Arrow: GREEN ARROW’S KID BROTHER, (6 pgs.) was drawn by George Papp.
– Tomahawk: GRAY WOLF’S REVENGE, (6 pgs.) was drawn by Bruno Premiani.
Elsewhere in DC Comics, 30 titles carried the cover date of January, or January/February 1955.
Next Episode, in honor of Curt Swan’s birthday: CURT SWAN’S EARLIEST COMIC BOOK STORIES!
In two weeks: SUPERMAN FAMILY OF COMICS COVER DATED MARCH/APRIL 1955: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 4 & WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 75!
And in three weeks we will return to our look at the Superman titles cover dated August 1958: SUPERMAN 123 & ACTION COMICS 243!
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