Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #38

DC Comics

United States

Published
July 1959
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/15125

Credits

Editing
Mort Weisinger

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Olsen's Super-Supper! (Jimmy Olsen) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Show/hide 1. Be Sure of Your Facts! (Buzzy) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Buzzy
Genre
Teen

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Win Mortimer
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Notes

On inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. The MC of the Midnight Scare Theater! (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8.67 pages

Featuring

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

Credits

Script
Robert Bernstein
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
John Forte

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Giant Jimmy Olsen Album (Colour Comics, 1966 series) #2 ([September 1967?])
The MC of the Midnight Scare Theatre
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #50 (August 1969)
The MC of the Midnight Scare Theatre
 
United States
The Superman Family (DC, 1974 series) #170 (April-May 1975)
 (One panel only)

Synopsis

Jimmy fills in for Phanto as host of the late night horror movie, but every night he seems to scare someone to death.

Show/hide 3. Tootsie Roll ad Advertisement, 0.33 pages
Show/hide 4. "I made quite an impression on Jean..." (Jerry Jitterbug) Comic story, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jerry Jitterbug
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 5. Palisades Park ad Comic story, 0.67 pages

Featuring

Characters
Superman
Show/hide 6. Blackhawk #138 Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page
Show/hide 7. Jimmy Olsen's Wedding! (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8.67 pages

Featuring

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

Credits

Script
Robert Bernstein
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
John Forte

Reprint history

Also printed
New Zealand (Aotearoa)
Century the 100 Page Comic Monthly (KG Murray (NZ), 1958? series) #41 ([December 1959?])
Jimmy Olsen's Wedding!
 
United States
80 Page Giant Magazine (DC, 1964 series) #2 (September 1964)
Jimmy Olsen's Wedding
 
Australia
Giant Jimmy Olsen Album (Colour Comics, 1966 series) #2 ([September 1967?])
Jimmy Olsen's Wedding

Synopsis

Jimmy dreams he's married to Lucy.

Show/hide 8. Tootsie Roll Pops ad Advertisement, 0.33 pages
Show/hide 9. "All right, Pete" (Little Pete) Comic story, 0.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Little Pete
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 10. Coming Super-Attractions Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages
Show/hide 11. Untitled (Jimmy Olsen's Pen Pals) Letters page, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen's Pen Pals

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 12. Olsen's Super-Supper! (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 7.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Lois Lane; Lucy Lane; Dr. Falke

Credits

Script
Robert Bernstein ?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
John Giunta ?

Synopsis

Dr. Falke gives Jimmy a special pill to help him win the Planet eating contest so he can buy a new car and impress Lucy. Of course, the Dr. has an ulterior motive.

Notes

Writer id by Bob Hughes 2/09; inker id by Bob Hughes 3/09

Show/hide 13. Tootsie Roll Fudge ad Advertisement, 0.33 pages
Show/hide 14. Bear + V = Brave (Annie Gram) Activity, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Annie Gram

Credits

Script
Martin Naydel
Art
Martin Naydel
Letters
Martin Naydel

Notes

puzzle page


Notes

Some secondary sequences added by Ed Boner, July 2009.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 40476

Entry created

  • 24/10/2015

Index completed

  • 24/10/2015

Last updated

  • 24/10/2015