SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 33, December 1958, was published around October 2, 1958. 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 stories were pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by Ray Burnley, and have been reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN FAMILY vol. II.
– THE LEGENDS THAT CAME TO LIFE (10 pgs.), written by Otto Binder.
– THE LADY KILLER FROM METROPOLIS (8 pgs.), written by Alvin Schwartz.
– THE HUMAN FLAME THROWER (8 pgs.), featured on the cover and written by Otto Binder. This story was also reprinted in 80 PG. GIANT 2, September 1964, and SUPERMAN: THE AMAZING TRANSFORMATIONS OF JIMMY OLSEN.
WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 98, December 1958, was published around October 16, 1958. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of a dime. Jack Schiff was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by Ray Burnley.
– The 12 page Superman/Batman story was titled THE MENACE OF THE MOONMAN, written by Bill Finger, pencilled by Dick Sprang and inked by Stan Kaye. This story was reprinted in WORLD’S FINEST COMICS ARCHIVE vol. II and SHOWCASE PRESENTS: WORLD’S FINEST vol. I.
– Tomahawk starred in the 6 page story, THE STRANGE HERO OF FORT MASON, drawn by Fred Ray.
– Green Arrow and Speedy starred in the 6 page story, THE UNMASKED ARCHERS, written by Ed Herron, pencilled by Jack Kirby and inked by Roz Kirby.
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