Giant Jimmy Olsen Album #9

Published
October 1973
Page count
68
Cover price
0.25 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Matte colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Planet Comics (1)
 
Planet Comics (1)

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Girl Who Was Made of Money (Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen) Cover, 1 page

""Stay away superman! She gave it to me! It's all my money!" "No it's not--and I've got to take it away from you!" The Girl Who Was Made of Money. Jimmy Olsen's Most Unusual Adventures "Happy Birthday Lois! I hope you like this golden piece of jewelery I made for you!" "What Jewelery, Superman? I don't see anything!" "Jeepers! It's funny how things vanish every time I snap this camera." The Most Fantastic Camera in the World. "Bizarro-Jimmy! Turn your cup around!" "What, and fill it with coffee? What you think me am...crazy?" "Jimmy! What's the meaning of having the compositor set up this kookie front page?" Jimmy Olsen, The Bizarro Boy!"

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Nick Cardy, line art
 
, line art

Reprint history

First print
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #80 — Jimmy Olsen, the Bizarro Boy! [Jimmy Olsen, the Bizarro Boy! Part 1] (page 1)
Based on
United States
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #154 (November 1972)
The Girl Who Was Made of Money
 
Unknown
 
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #34 — The Most Amazing Camera in the World (page 1)

Notes

Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen 154, November 1972 (Art: Nick Cardy) with locations of Jimmy, Superman and woman changed and additional ocean. Image at bottom right from first panel of story from Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen 80, October 1964 (Art: John Forte/George Klein). Image at bottom left from first panel of story from Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen 34, January 1959 (Art: Curt Swan/Ray Burnley).

Show/hide 1. The Girl Who Was Made of Money (Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 14 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero
Code
B-1490

Credits

Writing
Leo Dorfman, scripter
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger, penciller
 
Vince Colletta, inker
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, editor [as E Nelson Bridwell]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #154 (November 1972)
The Girl Who Was Made of Money
Also printed
Australia
Mighty Comic (KG Murray, 1973 series) #123 ([June 1978?])
The Girl Who Was Made of Money
Show/hide 2. Jimmy Olsen, The Bizarro Boy Part 1 (Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Jerry Siegel , scripter
Art
John Forte, penciller
 
George Klein, inker
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #80 (October 1964)
Jimmy Olsen, the Bizarro Boy! [Jimmy Olsen, the Bizarro Boy! Part 1]
Also printed
Australia
Mighty Comic (KG Murray, 1973 series) #121 ([November 1977?])
Jimmy Olsen, The Bizarro Boy
 
United States
Superman: The Amazing Transformations of Jimmy Olsen (DC, 2007 series) ([July] 2007)
Jimmy Olsen, the Bizarro Boy! [Jimmy Olsen, the Bizarro Boy! Part 1]

Synopsis

When Prof. Potter creates a normalizer ray to turn the Bizarros human, Jimmy plays a joke on him by pretending to be Bizarro-Jimmy and letting himself be exposed to the ray. But the joke is on Jimmy when the ray turns him into a Bizarro! Bizarro-Jimmy does all sorts of wacky Bizarro-things until Bizarro-Superman arrives to whisk him away to Bizarro World.

Show/hide 3. Exiled on the Bizarro World! [Jimmy Olsen, the Bizarro Boy! Part 2] (Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Jerry Siegel , scripter
Art
John Forte, penciller
 
George Klein, inker
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #80 (October 1964)
Exiled on the Bizarro World! [Jimmy Olsen, the Bizarro Boy! Part 2]
Also printed
United States
Superman: The Amazing Transformations of Jimmy Olsen (DC, 2007 series) ([July] 2007)
Exiled on the Bizarro World! [Jimmy Olsen, the Bizarro Boy! Part 2]

Synopsis

Jimmy fits right in on Bizarro World until Bizarro-Lex Luthor exposes him to a modified version of blue kryptonite, which restores Jimmy's mind. Now an outcast, Jimmy has to create a Bizarro-Prof. Potter to invent a Bizarro-normalizer ray to restore him so Superman can bring him home.

Show/hide 4. The Scoop of Suicide Slum (The Newsboy Legion, The Guardian) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Newsboy Legion, The Guardian
Genre
Superhero
Code
X-280

Credits

Writing
Joe Simon, scripter
 
Jack Kirby, scripter
Art
Jack Kirby, penciller
 
Joe Simon, inker
Text
Howard Ferguson, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Star Spangled Comics (DC, 1941 series) #13 (October 1942)
The Scoop of Suicide Slums!

Synopsis

The boys get a loan from Officer Harper to start publishing their own local newspaper, and Harper suggests they run a contest called "Cops and Robbers", with photos of known criminals on the lam, and offering a $1000 reward to citizens who can finger the criminals' whereabouts.

Show/hide 5. The Most Fantastic Camera in the World (Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 6. Murder in Metropolis (Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero
Code
J-1793

Credits

Writing
John Albano , scripter
Art
Mike Sekowsky, penciller
 
Mike Esposito, inker
Editing
Joe Orlando, editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, editor [as E Nelson Bridwell]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #153 (October 1972)
Murder in Metropolis!
Also printed
Australia
Mighty Comic (KG Murray, 1973 series) #122 ([March 1978?])
Murder in Metropolis

Synopsis

Jimmy gets involved in a gang war. With Superman's help several gang members end up behind bars.


Notes

This is the first Planet Comics issue.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 768

Entry created

  • 08/12/2003

Cover added

  • 29/11/2014

Index completed

  • 08/12/2003

Last updated

  • 29/11/2014