Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #86

DC Comics

United States

Published
July 1965
Page count
36
Cover price
0.12 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/19316

Credits

Editing
Mort Weisinger

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Team of Brainiac & Olsen! (Jimmy Olsen) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Brainiac; Jimmy Olsen; Superman [Kal-El; Clark Kent]

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Show/hide 1. Treasure Chest of Fun (Honor House Prod. Corp.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Honor House Prod. Corp.

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. Jimmy Olsen, Ape Man (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Congorilla; Jimmy Olsen; Juma; Perry White; Lucy Lane; Congo Bill; Creel

Credits

Script
Leo Dorfman
Art
George Papp
Letters
Vivian Berg

Synopsis

Jimmy uses Congo Bill's ring to become Congorilla and prevent two men from collecting Kryptonite.

Show/hide 3. No title recorded (G. I. Joe) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
G. I. Joe

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

On the page between page 4 and page 5 of the previous story sequence.

Show/hide 4. Binky Shows "How to Make New Friends!" (Binky) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Binky
Genre
Advocacy; teen
Characters
Binky; Allergy; Bob; Pete

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Bob Oksner
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Synopsis

Binky suggests Allergy make friends with a new kid, Bob, but Pete does instead and then gets Allergy and the rest of the gang interested.

Notes

Title elaboration, genre, character appearances, and synopsis from Donald Dale Milne.

Show/hide 5. No title recorded (80 Page Giant Magazine; Batman) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
80 Page Giant Magazine; Batman
Show/hide 6. No title recorded (Silly Putty) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Silly Putty
Show/hide 7. Jimmy's D-Day Adventure! (Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Adolf Hitler; General Dwight D. Eisenhower; Hermann Goering; Lotte Lutz

Credits

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Letters
Milton Snapinn

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #24 ([December 1965?])
Jimmy's D-Day Adventure!
 
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #24 ([December 1965?])
 
United States
The Superman Family (DC, 1974 series) #168 (December 1974-January 1975)
Jimmy's D-Day Adventure
 
Australia
Giant Jimmy Olsen Album (Colour Comics, 1966 series) #13 ([October 1975??])
Jimmy's D-Day Adventure
 
United States
Superman: Past and Future (DC, 2008 series) ([December] 2008)
Jimmy’s D-Day Adventure!
Original
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen 86 July 1965
This version
Superman Family 168, December 1974-January 1975
From GCD
From Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 Series) #86 (July 1965).
 
from Superman’s Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #86

Synopsis

After Jimmy sees film of a look-alike Nazi officer standing with Adolf Hitler, he takes a time travel device of Professor Potter’s and joins the allied forces at D-Day. Accidentally infiltrating the Nazis, he uses his knowledge of the war to rise within the ranks, eventually posing for the newsreel footage he saw, before returning to the present.

Show/hide 8. No title recorded (Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios) Advertisement, 1 page

"Are Cheerios your favorite cereal, Bullwinkle?"

Featuring

Feature
Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios
Genre
Anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Rocky the Flying Squirrel; Bullwinkle the Moose

Synopsis

Bullwinkle crashes into a whale.

Notes

Ad, in comic story form, for Cheerios cereal from General Mills, between pages 4 and 5 of second story.

Show/hide 9. How to Beat Your Dad at Racing! (AMT Models) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
AMT Models
Genre
Car
Characters
Dad; Jack

Credits

Art
Murphy Anderson ?

Synopsis

Dad and Jack try out AMT slot cars.

Notes

Ad, in comic-story form, for AMT slot cars. Appears between pages 7 and 8 of second story.

Show/hide 10. No title recorded (Palisades Amusement Park) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Palisades Amusement Park

Notes

On the page between page 7 and page 8 of the previous story sequence.

Show/hide 11. No title recorded (Big State Coin Company) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Big State Coin Company

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 12. The Team of Olsen and Brainiac! (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Brainiac; Jimmy Olsen; Superman [Kal-El; Clark Kent]; Perry White

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Letters
Milton Snapinn

Synopsis

When Jimmy Olsen's brain is injured in an foiled robbery, Brainiac offers to help. However, he installs a computer brain in Jimmy that makes Jimmy his servant.

Notes

first part of a 2-part story continued next issue

Show/hide 13. No title recorded (40 Army-Navy-Marine Medals & Insignias) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
40 Army-Navy-Marine Medals & Insignias

Notes

On the page between page 4 and page 5 of the previous story sequence.

Show/hide 14. No title recorded (Jimmy Olsen's Pen Pals) Letters page, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen's Pen Pals

Credits

Script
Mort Weisinger
Letters
typeset

Notes

Letters from: Richard Wells, Jon Haber, Jackie Ringer, Ronald S. Zarowitz, David Ferris, Joan Walker.

Show/hide 15. No title recorded (Lucky Charms) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Lucky Charms
Show/hide 16. 10 Issues of Adventure for Only $1.00 Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page
Show/hide 17. No title recorded (American Body Building Club) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
American Body Building Club

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 18. No title recorded (Task Force) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Task Force

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 22080

Entry created

  • 18/04/2019

Cover added

  • 18/04/2019

Index completed

  • 18/04/2019