Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #31

DC Comics

United States

Published
September 1958
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/14622

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (Jimmy Olsen) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Al Plastino
Show/hide 1. The E-L-A-S-T-I-C Lad (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen [Elastic Lad]; Superman; "Silky" Smith [also as Prof. Bolton]; green kryptonite

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Five-Score Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #9 ([January 1959])
The E-L-A-S-T-I-C Lad
 
United States
80 Page Giant Magazine (DC, 1964 series) #2 (September 1964)
The E-L-A-S-T-I-C Lad
 
Australia
Giant Jimmy Olsen Album (Colour Comics, 1966 series) #2 ([September 1967?])
The E-L-A-S-T-I-C Lad
 
United States
Superman: The Amazing Transformations of Jimmy Olsen (DC, 2007 series) ([July] 2007)
The E-L-A-S-T-I-C Lad
 
United States
Superman: The Amazing Transformations of Jimmy Olsen (DC, 2007 series) ([July] 2007)
From GCD
in 80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #2 (September 1964)
in Superman: The Amazing Transformations of Jimmy Olsen (DC, 2007 series) #[nn]
 
from Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #31 (September 1958)
 
from Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #31

Synopsis

When Jimmy accidentally exposes himself to a green substance from space, his entire body becomes like rubber. Hiding out as Elastic Lad in a freak show, Jimmy falls in with criminals who use his abilities to carry out their plots, but Jimmy turns the tables on them before his elastic abilities fade.

Notes

first Elastic Lad story

Show/hide 2. Know Your Pet! Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Fact
Characters
Jimmy; Jimmy's mom; Rags (dog)

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Lou Cameron
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Reprint history

Printed in
United States
Hopalong Cassidy (DC, 1954 series) #131 (September-October 1958)
Know Your Pet!

Synopsis

Jimmy tries to treat his dog like a poodle, not realizing that different pets need different care.

Show/hide 3. Untitled (Casey the Cop) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Casey the Cop
Genre
Gag

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 4. The Mad Hatter of Metropolis (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 7.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #35 ([November 1965?])
The Mad Hatter of Metropolis
Show/hide 5. Untitled (Shorty) Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Shorty
Genre
Gag

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 6. Read 'Em and Laugh Text article, 1 page

Credits

Author
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 7. The Boy Who Hoaxed Superman (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; Professor Dekker; Miss Jenkins

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman's Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #2 ([December 1958])
The Boy Who Hoaxed Superman
 
Australia
Superman's Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #2 ([December 1958])
 
Australia
Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #12 ([April 1966?])
The Boy Who Hoaxed Superman
 
Australia
Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #12 ([April 1966?])
 
United States
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #104 (September 1967)
The Boy Who Hoaxed Superman
 
United States
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #104 (September 1967)
 (80 Page Giant #G38)
 
Australia
Giant Jimmy Olsen Album (Colour Comics, 1966 series) #3 ([September 1968?])
The Boy who Hoaxed Superman
 
Australia
Giant Jimmy Olsen Album (Colour Comics, 1966 series) #3 ([September 1968?])
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Superman Family (DC, 2006 series) #2 (2008)
The Boy Who Hoaxed Superman
From GCD
in Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #104 (September 1967)
This version
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen 104, August-September 1967 (80 page Giant Magazine G-38)

Synopsis

Jimmy tries to trick Perry into giving him a raise by pretending to quit his job and getting his new identity hired to take his position.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 32775

Entry created

  • 22/07/2007

Index completed

  • 12/08/2011

Last updated

  • 29/09/2007