Superman Fan Podcast Episode #175: Superman Family Of Comics Cover Dated September/October 1955: Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #7 & World’s Finest Comics #78!

Episode #175: Superman Family Of Comics Cover Dated September/October 1955: Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #7 & World's Finest Comics #78!

Episode #175: Superman Family Of Comics Cover Dated September/October 1955: Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #7 & World’s Finest Comics #78!

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SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 7, September 1955, was published around July 14, 1955. Beginning with this issue, It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 10¢. The editor was Mort Weisinger, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by Stan Kaye. All three eight page stories were written by Otto Binder, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by Ray Burnley.

– THE AMAZING MIRAGES
– THE SCOOP OF 1869
– THE KING OF MARBLES (featured on the cover).

They were reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN FAMILY vol. I.

WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 78, September/October 1955, was published around July 28, 1955. It contained 32 pages and sold for the cover price of a dime. Jack Schiff was the editor, and the cover was drawn by Win Mortimer.

– The twelve page Superman/Batman story was titled, WHEN SUPERMAN’S IDENTITY IS EXPOSED, written by Otto Binder and drawn by the classic silver age Batman team of penciller Dick Sprang and inker Charles Paris. This story was reprinted in WORLD’S FINEST COMICS ARCHIVES vol. I and SHOWCASE PRESENTS: WORLD’S FINEST vol. I.

– The six page Green Arrow story was titled, GREEN ARROW – ACE REPORTER, drawn by George Papp.

– Tomahawk appeared in the issue’s final six page story, THE FRONTIER PREACEMAKERS, drawn by Fred Ray.

Elsewhere in DC comics, 32 titles carried the September or September/October 1955 cover date.

Next Episode: SUPERMAN COMICS COVER DATED NOVEMBER 1958: SUPERMAN #125 & ACTION COMICS #246!

In two weeks: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED OCTOBER 1955: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN #8!

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