SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 87, September 1965, was published on July 8, 1965. It contained 32 pages for cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan, inked by George Klein and lettered by Ira Schnapp. It featured the issue’s first of three eight page stories.
– (4:57) THE ARENA OF DOOM, written by Jerry Siegel, drawn by Al Plastino and lettered by Milt Snappin. This was Siegel’s 94th silver age Superman Family story and his 148th overall for the era. (NOTE: During the recording I mistakenly said it was his 55th Superman story.)
– (22:47) BIZARRO-JIMMY, ROCK – ‘N’ – ROLL STAR, written by Jerry Siegel, pencilled by John Forte and inked by Sheldon Moldoff. This was Siegel’s 95th silver age Superman Family story and his 149th overall for the era.
– (35:38) JIMMY OLSEN’S PEN PALS letter column.
– (41:38) ‘ORACLE’ OLSEN’S FUTURE SCOOPS, written by Otto Binder, pencilled by Curt Swan, inked by George Klein and lettered by Ira Schnapp.
Also highlighted in this episode are the issue’s ads and other features.
Next Episodes: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED SEPTEMBER 1965: PART II: 80 PAGE GIANT 14 (starring Lois Lane), PART III: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 152 & PART IV: ACTION COMICS 328!
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