Giant Jimmy Olsen Album #2

Published
September 1967
Page count
84
Cover price
0.20 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy 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's Greates Adventure with his Pal Superman (Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen) Cover, 1 page

"Jimmy Olsen's greatest adventure with his pal Superman Origin of Elastic Lad; The Son of Superman (Happy Father's Day to my dad, Superman, from your son, Jimmy); Jimmy's Wedding; Flame Boy; Human Skyscraper; The Alien Olsen; Pinocchio Jimmy; Extra "The War Between Jimmy Olsen and Superman!""

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
George Klein, inker

Reprint history

First print
United States
80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #2 (September 1964)
Show/hide 1. The War Between Superman and Jimmy Olsen (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Al Schwartz, scripter [as Alvin Schwartz]
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #253 (June 1959)
Also printed
United States
80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #2 (September 1964)
 
United States
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #16 (September 1981)
 
United States
Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #Vol. One ([September] 2005)

Notes

This story is often reported as "The War between Jimmy Olsen and Superman" because of this title on the cover of Action Comics 253, June 1959.

Show/hide 2. The E-L-A-S-T-I-C Lad (Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 3. The Jimmy Olsen From Jupiter (Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 10 pages
Show/hide 4. The Super Nose for News (Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 5. The MC of the Midnight Scare Theatre (Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Robert Bernstein, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
John Forte, inker
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #38 (July 1959)
 
United States
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #38 (July 1959)
The MC of the Midnight Scare Theater!
This version
United States
80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #2 (September 1964)
 (The MC of the Midnight Scare Theater)
Also printed
United States
The Superman Family (DC, 1974 series) #170 (April-May 1975)
 (One panel only)
Show/hide 6. The Human Skyscraper (Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Ray Burnley, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #28 (April 1958)
The Human Skyscraper
Also printed
Australia
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #132 ([July 1958?])
The Human Skyscraper
 
United Kingdom
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #100 (August 1958)
The Human Skyscraper
 
United States
80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #2 (September 1964)
The Human Skyscraper
 
Australia
Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #9 (January 1966)
The Human Skyscraper
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #53 ([May 1970?])
The Human Skyscraper
 
United States
Superman: The Amazing Transformations of Jimmy Olsen (DC, 2007 series) ([July] 2007)
The Human Skyscraper

Synopsis

When Prof. Potter gives Jimmy the wrong pill for a toothache, Jimmy ends up several stories tall, with the mind of a child. Trying to relieve Jimmy's toothache pain, Superman stumbles on the very antidote necessary to reverse Jimmy's transformation.

Show/hide 7. The Human Flame-Thrower (Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Ray Burnley, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #33 (December 1958)
This version
United States
80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #2 (September 1964)
Also printed
United States
Superman: The Amazing Transformations of Jimmy Olsen (DC, 2007 series) ([July] 2007)
Show/hide 8. The Son of Superman (Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 9. Jimmy Olsen's Wedding (Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Robert Bernstein, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
John Forte, inker
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #38 (July 1959)
This version
United States
80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #2 (September 1964)

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Spiros Xenos

AusReprints ID

  • 2615

Entry created

  • 05/07/2005

Cover added

  • 05/07/2005

Index completed

  • 10/05/2009

Last updated

  • 20/07/2015