Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #20

Published
November 1956
Page count
24
Cover price
1/- [0-1-0 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Matte colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Jimmy Olsen Speed Demon (Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen) Cover, 1 page

"Featuring "Jimmy Olsen Speed Demon!" "It's a rocket!" "It's Superman!" "No…it's Jimmy Olsen! And he's got my super-speed!""

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #15 (September 1956)
Untitled
Show/hide 1. Little Pete (Little Pete) Comic story, 1 page

"We'll build a real big aeroplane."

Featuring

Feature
Little Pete
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor
 
Mort Weisinger, Story Editor
 
George Kashdan, Story Editor
Management
Jack Schiff, Managing Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #225 (June 1956)
We'll build a real big airplane
Show/hide 2. Jimmy Olsen, Speed Demon (Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 7.6 pages
Show/hide 3. Varsity Vic (Varsity Vic) Comic story, 0.4 pages

"How about a soda, Ella?"

Featuring

Feature
Varsity Vic
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer

Reprint history

First print
Unknown
Show/hide 4. The Boy Planeteer (Tommy Tomorrow) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tommy Tomorrow
Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
Jim Mooney, line art
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #250 (March 1959)
The Boy Planeteer
Also printed
Australia
The Hundred Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #34 ([July 1959?])
 
Australia
The Hundred Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #34 ([July 1959?])
The Boy Planeteer

Synopsis

5 1/2 year old Dikky Hale joins the Planeteers and demonstrate a "sixth sense," knowing when disasters are going to strike before the Planeteers do. But Tommy quickly realizes Dikky is not who he appears.

Show/hide 5. The Raft of Doom (Aquaman) Comic story, 5.6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Ramona Fradon, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #179 (August 1952)
The Raft of Doom
Also printed
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #22 ([July 1962?])
The Raft of Doom
Show/hide 6. Jerry the Jitterbug (Jerry the Jitterbug) Comic story, 0.4 pages

"What a doll! Those packages seem heavy for you. May I help you with them?"

Featuring

Feature
Jerry the Jitterbug
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, Story Editor
 
George Kashdan, Story Editor
Management
Jack Schiff, Managing Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #256 (January 1959)
"What a doll!"
Show/hide 7. Chip (Chip) Comic story, 1 page

"Is Joan in? Come on in, Chip… Joan says she'll be ready in a few minutes…"

Featuring

Feature
Chip
Genre
Humour

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
A Date With Judy (DC, 1947 series) #18 (August-September 1950)
Chip

Synopsis

Chip arrives to pick up Joan, but offends her when he does not interrupt a conversation to greet her.


Status

This issue includes help from

  • Bruce Paterson

AusReprints ID

  • 1644

Entry created

  • 04/09/2004

Cover added

  • 06/07/2015

Index completed

  • 15/09/2009

Last updated

  • 06/07/2015