Superman Fan Podcast Episode #214: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated April 1957: Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #20!!

Episode #214: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated April 1957!

Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #20!

Episode #214!

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.

Next Episode: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOK COVER DATED JUNE 1960: ACTION COMICS 265!

In 2 Weeks: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED MAY/JUNE 1957: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 88!

Check out SLIPSTREAM, the weekly web comic book I’m drawing and lettering, which is written by Jeffrey Taylor, co-host of the FROM CRISIS TO CRISIS PODCAST and contributor to the SUPERMAN HOMEPAGE. New pages of SLIPSTREAM can be found each Saturday athttp://www.clockworkcomics.co.uk. Adam Dechanel, another contributor to the SUPERMAN HOMEPAGE, also writes and draws E. O. S. for Clockwork Comics, and new pages are available on Tuesdays and Thursdays.


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