Superman Fan Podcast Episode #269: Superman Family Comic Books Cover Dated March 1959: Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #35 & World’s Finest Comics #100!

Superman's Pal jimmy Olsen #35 & World's Finest Comics #100!

Superman’s Pal jimmy Olsen #35 & World’s Finest Comics #100!

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SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 35, March 1959, was published around January 1, 1959. 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, featuring the third and final story. All three stories were written by Otto Binder, and have been reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN FAMILY vol. III.

– THE MENACE OF SUPERMAN’S FAN MAIL (9 pgs.), pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by Stan Kaye.

– THE ROBOT JIMMY OLSEN (8 pgs.), pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by Ray Burnley.

– SUPERMAN’S ENEMY (9 pgs.), pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by Ray Burnley.

WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 100, March 1959, was published around January 15, 1959. Jack Schiff was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by Stan Kaye.

– THE DICTATOR OF KRYPTON CITY (12 pgs.), written by Bill Finger, pencilled by Dick Sprang and inked by Stan Kaye. This story has been reprinted in WORLD’S FINEST COMICS ARCHIVE vol. II and SHOWCASE PRESENTS: WORLD’S FINEST vol. I.

– Tomahawk starred in the 6 page story, MYSTERY OF THE VANISHING BOYS, drawn by Bob Brown.

– Green Arrow and Speedy starred in the 6 page story, THE CASE OF THE GREEN ERROR CLOWN, written by Ed Herron and drawn by Lee Elias.

Elsewhere in DC Comics, 33 titles carried the March or March/April 1959 cover date. These titles were covered at the end of Episode184.

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