Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #37

DC Comics

United States

Published
June 1959
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/15078

Credits

Editing
Mort Weisinger

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Elastic Lad of Metropolis! (Jimmy Olsen) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colours
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 1. No title recorded (Joe Weider) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Joe Weider

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. Superman's Super-Rival! (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
John Forte
Colours
?
Letters
?

Synopsis

Introducing Mysterio, a new super-hero wrapped in lead foil who really wants to be Jimmy's best friend.

Show/hide 3. No title recorded (Tootsie Roll) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tootsie Roll

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Colours
?
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 4. Fred Finds a Way! Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Advocacy
Characters
Fred; Jimmy; baseball coach

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Bernard Baily
Colours
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Editing
?

Synopsis

Fred finds that there are other ways to participate in his favorite activity of baseball, despite physical limitations or being rejected for the team.

Show/hide 5. No title recorded (Jerry the Jitterbug) Comic story, 0.67 pages

"There! I wrote the most beautiful love letter to Amy!"

Featuring

Feature
Jerry the Jitterbug
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Colours
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 6. Coming Super-Attractions... (Action Comics; Adventure Comics; Superboy) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Action Comics; Adventure Comics; Superboy

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Colours
?
Letters
?
Show/hide 7. The Jimmy Olsen Signal-Watch! (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 7.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Otto Binder ?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colours
?
Letters
?

Reprint history

Also printed
United Kingdom
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #113 ([September 1959?])
The Jimmy Olsen Signal-Watch
 
United States
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #95 (September 1966) —80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #G25
The Jimmy Olsen Signal-Watch!
 
Australia
Giant Jimmy Olsen Album (Colour Comics, 1966 series) #4 ([September 1969?])
The Jimmy Olsen Signal-Watch
This version
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen 95, August-September 1966 (Giant G-25)

Synopsis

For her birthday, Jimmy gives Lucy Lane a Jimmy Olsen signal watch so he can be her "genie" for a day. Unfortunately, today he's also modeling his wardrobe of odd getups for his Fan Club. So everytime Lucy calls, he's in some sort of inappropriate outfit.

Show/hide 8. No title recorded (Tootsie Roll Pop) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tootsie Roll Pop

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Colours
?
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 9. No title recorded (Jimmy Olsen's Pen-Pals) Letters page, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen's Pen-Pals

Credits

Script
?
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 10. No title recorded (Peg) Comic story, 1 page

"Then in the third period we came back and tied the game."

Featuring

Feature
Peg
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colours
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 11. Clyde Beatty & Cole Bros. Circus at Palisades Amusement Park (Palisades Amusement Park) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Palisades Amusement Park
Characters
Superman; Emmett Kelly

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Colours
?
Letters
?
Show/hide 12. The Elastic Lad of Metropolis! (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 7.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Jimmy Olsen [Elastic Lad]; Perry White; Lois Lane; Professor Potter

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley
Colours
?
Letters
?

Synopsis

Lois accidentally gives both Clark and Jimmy a drink of Professor Potter's elastic serum. Jimmy becomes Elastic Lad, but Superman must figue out a way to cover for the fact that the serum doesn't effect him.

Show/hide 13. No title recorded (Tootsie Roll Fudge) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tootsie Roll Fudge

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Colours
?
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 14. No title recorded (Northwest Schools, Inc.) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

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Feature
Northwest Schools, Inc.

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?
Art
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typeset
Show/hide 15. No title recorded (Army Grenade) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

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Feature
Army Grenade

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?
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typeset
Show/hide 16. No title recorded (Stephens Credit Sales) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Stephens Credit Sales

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Script
?
Art
?
Colours
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Letters
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Show/hide 17. No title recorded (Littleton Stamp Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Littleton Stamp Co.

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 18. No title recorded (Wilson Chemical Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Wilson Chemical Co.

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Colours
?
Letters
typeset

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

Some index information from Ed Boner.

On-sale date from ad in Action Comics #252 and copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 36009

Entry created

  • 26/02/2008

Index completed

  • 10/02/2020

Last updated

  • 10/02/2020