Superman Fan Podcast Episode #247: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated August 1958: Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #30!

Episode #247: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated August 1958!

Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #30!

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SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 30, August 1958, was published around June 5, 1958. 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. All three 8 page stories were reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN FAMILY vol. II.

– THE SON OF SUPERMAN, written by Otto Binder, pencilled b Curt Swan and inked by Ray Burnley.

– THE CUB WHO CRIED WOLF, written by Alvin Schwartz, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by Ray Burnley.

– SUPERMAN’S GREATEST ENEMY, written by Otto Binder, pencilled  by Dick Sprang and inked by Ray Burnley.

Elsewhere in DC Comics, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, 35 titles carried the August or August/September 1958 cover date. Click on the link to explore the other DC titles this month. These books were covered at the end of Episode 168.

Next Episode: GIANT SUPERMAN ANNUAL 3!

In 2 Weeks: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED SEPTEMBER 1958: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 4, WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 96 & SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 31!

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Tuesday 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. Clockwork Comics is the home website for amazing web comics and e-books!

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