Episode #223: Superman Comic Book Cover Dated August 1957: Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #22!

Episode #223: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated August 1957!

Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #22!

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SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 22, August 1957, was published around June 6, 1957. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 10¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by Ray Burnley, who were the art team for all three 8 page stories. Otto Binder wrote every story in this issue. These stories were reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS:SUPERMAN FAMILY vol. I.

– THE MYSTERY MILLIONAIRE HOBOES

– THE SUPER-HALLUCINATIONS

– THE SUPER BRAIN OF JIMMY OLSEN, also reprinted in SUPERMAN: THE AMAZING TRANSFORMATIONS OF JIMMY OLSEN and GIANT SUPERMAN ANNUAL 1.

Elsewhere in DC Comics, 35 titles carried the August or August/September 1957 cover date.

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