Superman Fan Podcast Episode #352 Part II: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated January 1963: Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #66!

Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen 66, January 1963!

Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen 66, January 1963!

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SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 66, January 1963, was published on November 22, 1962. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. The editor was Mort Weisinger, and the cover was pencilled by curt Swan and inked by George Klein. It featured the issue’s third and final story.

– THE BURGLAR KIT FROM THE FUTURE (9 pgs.), written by Edmond Hamilton, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein. This story was reprinted in SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 131, August/September 1970, published on June 9, 1970. It was a 64-Pg. Giant for the cover price of a quarter.

– JIMMY OLSEN’S LAST STAND (8 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman and drawn by John Forte.

– THE CABINET FROM KRYPTON (9 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman and drawn by Kurt Schaffenberger. This story was also reprinted in SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 131.

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, 30 titles carried the January or January/February 1963 cover date, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics. They were covered at the end of Episode 295 Part III, for the week of April 16, 2014.

Next Episodes: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED FEBRUARY 1963: PART I: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 131 & PART II: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 39!

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