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SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 45, April 7, 2014, was published on April 7, 1960. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 10¢. The editor was Mort Weisinger, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by Stan Kaye, It featured the issues first story (and reminded me of the cover to SUPERMAN 123, August 1958, which featured the very first Supergirl story. That story was covered back in Episode 123 for the week of Wednesday, March 2, 2011). All three stories have been reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN FAMILY vol. IV. The art team for all three stories was penciller Curt Swan and inker John Forte.
– TOM BAKER, POWER LAD (9 pgs.), written by Otto Binder.
– THE GUNSMOKE KID (9 pgs.), writer unknown.
– THE ANIMAL MASTER OF METROPOLIS (9 pgs.), writer Robert Bernstein.
Also highlighted in this episode are this issue’s ads and other features, including the JIMMY OLSEN’S PEN PALS letter column.
I also feature the latest comic books that were on MY PULL LIST.
Next Episode: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED JUNE 1960 PART II: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 110!
Then we will feature: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED MAY 1963: PART I: SUPERMAN 161, PART II: ACTION COMICS 300!
Afterwards we will return to the Superman Family Comic Books, this time cover dated July 1960: PART I: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 18 & PART II: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 46!
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