Superman Fan Podcast Episode #309 Part I: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated September 1960: Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #47!

Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #47!

Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #47!

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SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 47, September 1960, was published around July 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 issue’s third and final story. All three stories have been reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN FAMILY vol. IV.

– THE KING OF CRIME (9 pgs.), was written by Robert Bernstein, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by John Forte.
– JIMMY OLSEN GROWS UP (8 pgs.), written by Otto Binder, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by John Forte.

– THE MONSTER FROM EARTH (9 pgs.), written by Jerry Siegel, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by John Forte. This was Siegel’s 102nd silver age Superman Family story, and his 147th overall for the era. Previously he wrote three stories for SUPERBOY 83, September 1960:

– THE DREAMS OF DOOM, drawn by George Papp.

– THE OLD MAID OF SMALLVILLE, drawn by Al Plastino.

– THE INVASION OF KRYPTON, also drawn by George Papp.

Also highlighted in this episode are the issue’s ads and other features, including the JIMMY OLSEN’S PEN PALS letter column.
Next Episode: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED SEPTEMBER 1960 PART II: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 112!
Next Week: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED AUGUST 1963: PART I: SUPERMAN 163 & PART II: ACTION COMICS 303!

In 2 Weeks: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED OCTOBER 1960: PART I: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 20 & PART II: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 48!

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