Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #21

DC Comics

United States

Published
June 1957
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/13596

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Wedding of Jimmy Olsen! (Jimmy Olsen) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Superman

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 1. Untitled (Littleton Stamp Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Littleton Stamp Co.

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. The Legend of Greenbeard Olsen (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Superman; Perry White; Lois Lane; Professor Peter Shaw

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (Colour Comics, 1955 series) #31 ([November 1957])
The Legend of Greenbeard Olsen
 
Australia
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (Colour Comics, 1955 series) #31 ([November 1957])
 
United States
The Superman Family (DC, 1974 series) #175 (February-March 1976)
The Legend of Greenbeard Olsen
 
Australia
Mighty Comic (KG Murray, 1973 series) #114 ([August 1976?])
The Legend of Greenbeard Olsen
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Superman Family (DC, 2006 series) #Volume One (2006)
The Legend of Greenbeard Olsen
From GCD
from Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #21.
 
from Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #21 (June 1957)
Original
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen 21, June 1957
This version
Superman Family 175, February-March 1976

Synopsis

Jimmy discovers that one of his ancestors was the pirate Greenbeard and he is destined to become a pirate himself.

Show/hide 3. You'll Want Up Join Up with Sgt. Bilko (Sgt. Bilko) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Sgt. Bilko
Show/hide 4. Untitled (Shorty) Comic story, 1 page

"This is real backwoods country!"

Featuring

Feature
Shorty
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 5. Untitled (Varsity Vic) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"It was very sweet of you to take your mother out to dinner!"

Featuring

Feature
Varsity Vic
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 6. Untitled (Palisades Amusement Park) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Palisades Amusement Park
Show/hide 7. Wonder Lad (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen [also as Wonder Lad]; Superman; Lois Lane; Tommy Todd

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley

Reprint history

Also printed
United Kingdom
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #90 ([September 1957?])
Wonder Lad
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #34 ([August 1965?])
Wonder Lad
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Superman Family (DC, 2006 series) #Volume One (2006)
Wonder Lad
From GCD
from Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #21.

Synopsis

Superman gives Jimmy a gift of an invulnerable suit, equipped with flying jets, from an alien world and Jimmy uses it to become the superhero Wonder Lad.

Show/hide 8. Worldwide Adventures in Science! Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Advocacy

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Ruben Moreira
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 9. Crisis for "The Kansas Kid" Text story, 2 pages

Credits

Author
Pencils
Joe Kubert (spot illo)
Letters
Typeset
Show/hide 10. The Wedding of Jimmy Olsen (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Superman; Lois Lane; Perry White

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley
Letters
Pat Gordon ?

Synopsis

Jimmy mistakenly believes that Lois is in love with him and asks her to get married.

Show/hide 11. Untitled (Lionel and His Lions) Comic story, 1 page

"Are you Lionel the celebrated lion tamer?"

Featuring

Feature
Lionel and His Lions
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 12. Untitled (Honor House Products Corp.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Honor House Products Corp.

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 13. Untitled (Stephens Credit Sales) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Stephens Credit Sales

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 14. Untitled (100 Toy Soldiers) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
100 Toy Soldiers

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 33298

Entry created

  • 27/08/2007

Index completed

  • 04/09/2019

Last updated

  • 04/09/2019