SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 20, April 1957, was published around February 21, 1957 (which was my late Grandmother’s 47th birthday). This issue 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 inked by Ray Burnley. They have been reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN FAMILY vol. I.
– JIMMY OLSEN’S SUPER PET!
– THE TRIAL OF JIMMY OLSEN!
– THE MERMAN OF METROPOLIS!
Elsewhere in DC Comics, there were 34 titles which carried the April or April/May 1957 cover date.
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