Superman Fan Podcast Episode #339 Part II: Superman Family Comic Cover Dated January 1962: Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #58!

Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen 58, January 1962!

Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen 58, January 1962!

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SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 58, January 1962, was published on November 21, 2016. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein. It featured the issue’s third and final story.

– JIMMY THE SODA JERK (8 pgs.), written by Robert Bernstein, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein. This story was also reprinted in SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 122, August/September 1969, published on June 9, 1969. It was a 64 pg. Giant for the cover price of 25¢.

– JIMMY OLSEN’S SUPER-BIRTHDAY (9 pgs.), writer unknown, drawn by John Forte.

– THE BOY WITCH DOCTOR (8 pgs.), written by Jerry Siegel, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein. This story was reprinted in SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 104, August/September 1967, published on June 13, 1967, an 80 Pg. Giant for 25¢.

Also highlighted in this episode are the issue’s ads and other features, including the JIMMY OLSEN’S PEN PALS letter column.

Elsewhere in DC Comics, 28 titles carried the January or January/February 1962 cover date, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics.

Next Episode: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED FEBRUARY 1962: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 123!

Then we will cover: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED MARCH 1962: PART I: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 59 & PART II: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 124!

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