SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 25, December 1957, was published around October 15, 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 Stan Kaye. All three 8 page stories were done by the same creative team, writer Otto Binder, penciller Curt Swan and inker Ray Burnley. These stories have been reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN FAMILY vol. II.
– THE SECRET OF THE SUPERMAN DUMMIES
– THE SECOND SUPERBOY
– THE DAY THERE WAS NO JIMMY OLSEN
Also highlighted in this episode were the other features in this issue, and my Father’s Day weekend.
Elsewhere in DC Comics, 33 titles carried the December or December 1957/January 1958 cover date. Click here to learn more about Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer in comic books, at Bill Jourdain’s website, GOLDEN AGE OF COMIC BOOKS.
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