Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #59

DC Comics

United States

Published
March 1962
Page count
36
Cover price
0.12 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/16839

Credits

Editing
Mort Weisinger

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Jimmy Olsen, Freak! (Jimmy Olsen) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Superman; Vangar; Duran; Berek

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
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. Stranded in Evolution Valley! (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Titano

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
John Forte
Colours
?
Letters
?
Show/hide 3. Super-Previews from Two Great Magazines! (Adventure Comics; Action Comics) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Adventure Comics; Action Comics

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Colours
?
Letters
?
Show/hide 4. No title recorded (Little Pete) Comic story, 0.67 pages

"I'll bring these magazines over to Willy..."

Featuring

Feature
Little Pete
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colours
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 5. No title recorded Statement of ownership, 0.33 pages

Credits

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Notes

Average sales per issue previous year - 520,000.

Show/hide 6. Jimmy Olsen in Scotland Yard! (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Lucy Lane; Superintendent Baker; Purple Pimpernel [Lord Bunkley]; Sergeant Kipper; Superman; Stumpy

Credits

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colours
?
Letters
?

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #11 ([August 1962?])
Jimmy Olsen in Scotland Yard
 
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #11 ([August 1962?])
 
United States
The Superman Family (DC, 1974 series) #165 (June-July 1974)
Jimmy Olsen in Scotland Yard!
 
Australia
Giant Jimmy Olsen Album (Colour Comics, 1966 series) #11 ([October 1974?])
Jimmy Olsen in Scotland Yard
 
Australia
Giant Jimmy Olsen Album (Colour Comics, 1966 series) #11 ([October 1974?])
 
Australia
Mighty Comic (KG Murray, 1973 series) #121 ([November 1977?])
Jimmy Olsen in Scotland Yard
 
Australia
Mighty Comic (KG Murray, 1973 series) #121 ([November 1977?])
This version
Superman Family 165, June-July 1974

Synopsis

Perry sends Jimmy to England to work for Scotland Yard for a week. While there Jimmy tries to capture the Purple Pimpernel.

Show/hide 7. No title recorded (Jimmy Olsen's Pen-Pals) Letters page, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen's Pen-Pals

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Colours
?
Letters
typeset

Notes

Letters from Gary Bennett, Alix Boggs, Jack Kirkness, Mark Finley, Peter Karicik, Doug Storer, and Elsie Morgan.

Show/hide 8. No title recorded (Shorty) Comic story, 0.67 pages

"Now in the job here, one thing is important - you must collect!"

Featuring

Feature
Shorty
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Colours
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 9. Coming... Super-Attractions! (Action Comics; Superboy; Adventure Comics) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Action Comics; Superboy; Adventure Comics

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Colours
?
Letters
?
Show/hide 10. Jimmy Olsen, Freak! (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Ilona; Lucy Lane; Vangar; Duran; Rogor; Berek; Superman; Lois Lane; Lana Lang

Credits

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colours
?
Letters
?

Synopsis

After being rejected by Lucy Lane once again, Jimmy meets Ilona from the Sunev Galaxy who asks him to marry her. But before Jimmy can accompany Ilona back to her home for their wedding, he is confronted by four more aliens, who transform him into a freak. Superman arrives and explains that the aliens are Ilona's four other husbands and helps his pal get out of his engagement to Ilona.

Show/hide 11. No title recorded (Chet Atkins Method) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Chet Atkins Method

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Colours
?
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 12. No title recorded (Jerry) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"So long, Tommy!"

Featuring

Feature
Jerry
Genre
Humor; teen

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Colours
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 13. No title recorded (Best Values Co.) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Best Values Co.

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Colours
?
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 14. No title recorded (100 Toy Soldiers) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
100 Toy Soldiers

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Colours
?
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 15. No title recorded (Junior Sales Club of America) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Junior Sales Club of America

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 16. No title recorded (American Seed Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
American Seed Co.

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Colours
?
Letters
typeset

Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 36757

Entry created

  • 24/06/2008

Cover added

  • 30/01/2020

Index completed

  • 30/01/2020

Last updated

  • 30/01/2020