Superman Fan Podcast Episode #235: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated February 1958: Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #26!

Episode #235: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated February 1958!

Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #26!

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SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 26, February 1958, was published around December 5, 1957. It 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. It featured the third story on the cover. The creative team for all three 8 page stories were writer Otto Binder, penciller Curt Swan and inker Ray Burnley. They were reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN FAMILY vol. II.

– THE WORLD’S ‘HEAVY WEIGHT’ CHAMP

– JIMMY OLSEN, FOREIGN CORRESPONDENT

– THE BIRD BOY OF METROPOLIS

Elsewhere in DC Comics, 36 titles carried the February or February/March 1958 cover date.

Next Episode: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED FEBRUARY 1961: SUPERMAN 143 & ACTION COMICS 273!

In 2 Weeks: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED MARCH 1958: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 27, SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 1 & WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 93!

Comic book legend Joe Kubert passed away on Sunday, August 12, 2012. To learn more about his illustrious career, click on the following podcast links:

– Collected Comics Library Episode 334

– Comic Geek Speak: Classic Geek Speak: A Conversation With Joe Kubert

– Legendary Cartoonist Joe Kubert’s Life Rocks Biography! (2009 Interview)

Order Bill Shelley’s book: Man Of Rock: A Biography Of Joe Kubert from Amazon.com.

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 at http://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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