Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #56

DC Comics

United States

Published
October 1961
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/16512

Credits

Editing
Mort Weisinger

Issue contents Hide all

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

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
John Forte
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 1. Test Your Talent (Art Instruction, Inc.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Art Instruction, Inc.

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. The Son of Jimmy Olsen! (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger

Notes

Imaginary story.

Show/hide 3. Untitled (Tootsie Roll) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tootsie Roll

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 4. "Hi, Peg!" "I hear you have a date with Bill Williams tomorrow..." (Peg) Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Peg
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 5. Untitled (Palisades Amusement Park) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Palisades Amusement Park
Show/hide 6. Untitled (Giant Superman Annual; Secret Origins) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Giant Superman Annual; Secret Origins
Show/hide 7. The Jinx of Metropolis! (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 7.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Jimmy Olsen; Jor-El (flashback); Lara (flashback); John F. Kennedy

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
John Forte

Synopsis

Superman gives the Kryptonian deflector to President John F. Kennedy.

Show/hide 8. Untitled (Tootsie Roll Fudge) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tootsie Roll Fudge

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 9. Untitled (Jimmy Olsen's Pen-Pals) Letters page, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen's Pen-Pals

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 10. Untitled (Centre Coin Company) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Centre Coin Company

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 11. Untitled (Revolutionary War Soldiers) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Revolutionary War Soldiers

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 12. "It's a nice day for a stroll in the park!" (Moolah the Mystic) Comic story, 0.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Moolah the Mystic
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 13. Coming... Super-Attractions! (Superman; Action Comics; Adventure Comics) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman; Action Comics; Adventure Comics
Show/hide 14. Jimmy Olsen's Sweethearts! (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 7.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Jimmy Olsen; Marilyn Monroe; Tuesday Weld; Gina Lollobrigida; Brigitte Bardot; Jayne Mansfield; Rock Hudson

Credits

Script
Robert Bernstein
Art
Al Plastino

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Century Comic (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #69 ([February 1962?])
Jimmy Olsen's Sweethearts

Notes

Script added by Bob Bailey. This came out less than a year before Monroe's death.

Show/hide 15. Untitled (Tootsie Roll Ice Cream Bar) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tootsie Roll Ice Cream Bar
Show/hide 16. Untitled (Frontier Cabin) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Frontier Cabin

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 17. Untitled (150 Civil War Soldiers) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
150 Civil War Soldiers
Show/hide 18. Untitled (Jowett Institute of Physical Training) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Jowett Institute of Physical Training

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 19. Untitled (Wallace Brown, Inc.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Wallace Brown, Inc.

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

Bob Bailey reported a copy with an arrival date of August 12, 1961.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 35530

Entry created

  • 30/12/2007

Index completed

  • 17/03/2018

Last updated

  • 17/03/2018