Giant Jimmy Olsen Album #11

Published
October 1974
Page count
68
Cover price
0.30 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Planet Comics (1)
 
Planet Comics (1)

Credits

Editing
, editor

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Show/hide Cover Untitled (Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Nick Cardy, line art
 
Al Plastino, line art (Jimmy Olsen #76)
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
various, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #272 (February 1974)
Special All-Magic Issue!
 (Partial)
 
United States
The Superman Family (DC, 1974 series) #165 (June-July 1974)
Untitled
 (Partial)
Adapted
Australia
Giant Lois Lane Album (Colour Comics, 1964 series) #14 ([June 1976?])
The Whale with Lois Lane's Face
 (Part of the cover only.)

Notes

'The Identity Change' image is from from the interior of Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #157 (March 1973) and the 'Olsen the Explorer' image is from the first page of story in Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #76 (April 1964). The other two images reprint two cover vignettes.

Show/hide 1. The Demons from Pandora's Box! (Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Lana Lang; Professor Lang; Superman [also as Super-Demon]; Lori Lemaris; Lenora Lemaris;

Credits

Writing
Jerry Siegel, scripter
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #81 (December 1964)
The Demons from Pandora's Box!
Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents Wonder Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #4 ([August 1965?])
The Demons from Pandora's Box!
 
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #272 (February 1974)
The Demons from Pandora's Box!
 
Australia
Mighty Comic (KG Murray, 1973 series) #123 ([June 1978?])
The Demons from Pandora's Box
 
United States
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #38 (July 1983)
The Demons from Pandora's Box!

Synopsis

Whilst aiding Professor Lang on an archeological expedition, Jimmy opens Pandora's Box and unleashes evil demons into the world.

Notes

This story is probably sourced from the reprint in Superman (DC, 1939 series) #272 (February 1974).

Show/hide 2. The House Where Time Stood Still (The Newsboy Legion) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Newsboy Legion
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-964
Characters
The Guardian [Jim Harper]; The Newsboy Legion [Tommy Tompkins; Big Words [Anthony Rodriguez]; Gabby [Jonathan Gabrielli]; Scrapper [Patrick MacGuire]]; Hector Presby; Julius Presby; August (villain, Nazi spy); Karl (villain, Nazi spy)

Credits

Writing
Joe Simon, scripter [credited]
 
Jack Kirby, scripter [credited]
Art
Jack Kirby, penciller [credited]
 
Arturo Cazeneuve, inker [credited as Joe Simon]
Text
Howard Ferguson, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited as F. W. Ellsworth]
 
Jack Schiff, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Star Spangled Comics (DC, 1941 series) #21 (June 1943)
The House Where Time Stood Still
Also printed
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #442 (August-September 1974)
The House Where Time Stood Still
 
United States
The Newsboy Legion by Joe Simon & Jack Kirby (DC, 2010 series) #1 (February 2010)
The House Where Time Stood Still

Synopsis

Citizens are very concerned that the Presby brothers haven't been seen in over 25 years, so the boys and the Guardian investigate, only to learn that they locked themselves in their home to avoid contact with World War 1 and now World War 2. However, that plays right into the hands of a couple of Nazi spies who intend to use their home as a secret Nazi radio station to contact submarines.

Show/hide 3. Mr. Mxyztplk Returns! (Superman) Comic story, 11 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Mr. Mxyztplk

Credits

Writing
Don C. Cameron, scripter
Art
Ira Yarbrough, line art [as John Sikela]
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited as F. W. Ellsworth]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #80 (January 1945)
Mr. Mxyztplk Returns!
Also printed
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #272 (February 1974)
Mr. Mxyzptlk Returns!
 
Australia
Giant Superman Album (Murray, 1978? series) #34 ([October 1978?])
Mr Mxyztplk Returns

Synopsis

When unusual and weird things begin affecting Clark Kent, there is only one answer for it: that imp from another dimension has returned, and that means more headaches for the Man of Tomorrow!

Notes

This printing, incorrectly credited to John Sikela, is sourced from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #272 (February 1974).

Show/hide 4. The Death March (Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Lois Lane; Clark Kent; Garver (Owner of the rival newspaper The Sentinel)

Credits

Writing
Leo Dorfman, scripter
Art
Al Plastino, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #76 (April 1964)
The Death March!
Also printed
Australia
Century Comic (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #99 ([September 1964?])
The Death March
 
United States
The Superman Family (DC, 1974 series) #164 (April-May 1974)
The Death March!
 
Australia
Mighty Comic (KG Murray, 1973 series) #122 ([March 1978?])
The Death March

Synopsis

Perry White's Great-Grandfather is accused of having lead a "death-march" in the desert. Perry then decides to re-enact the march in order to clear his Great-Grandfather's name.

Notes

This story has in introductory panel and is sourced from the reprint in The Superman Family (DC, 1974 series) #164 (April-May 1974).

Show/hide 5. Case of the Ancient Clues (Plastic Man) Comic story, 15 pages

Featuring

Feature
Plastic Man
Genre
Superhero
Code
J-1643
Characters
Plastic Man [Patrick "Eel" O'Brian]; Woozy Winks; Chief Branner; Malina (villain); Oxtlatl (villain); Association of Ancient Aztecs (villains, introduction for all)

Credits

Writing
Bill Woolfolk, scripter
Art
Jack Cole, line art
Text
Jack Cole , letterer
Editing
George Brenner, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Police Comics (Quality, 1941 series) #75 (February 1948)
The Case of the Ancient Clues
Also printed
United States
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #149 (May 1972)
Case of the Ancient Clues!

Notes

This story is sourced from the reprint in Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #149 (May 1972).

Show/hide 6. Jimmy Olsen in Scotland Yard (Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

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

Credits

Writing
Leo Dorfman, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
George Klein, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #59 (March 1962)
Jimmy Olsen in Scotland Yard!
Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #11 ([August 1962?])
Jimmy Olsen in Scotland Yard
 
United States
The Superman Family (DC, 1974 series) #165 (June-July 1974)
Jimmy Olsen in Scotland Yard!
 
Australia
Mighty Comic (KG Murray, 1973 series) #121 ([November 1977?])
Jimmy Olsen in Scotland Yard

Synopsis

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

Notes

This story is probably sourced from the reprint in The Superman Family (DC, 1974 series) #165 (June-July 1974).

Show/hide 7. Free Coin Collection Worth 85c (Seven Seas Coins of Dubbo) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Seven Seas Coins of Dubbo

Notes

Last 68 page issue; first and only 30 cent issue.

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Spiros Xenos

AusReprints ID

  • 770

Entry created

  • 08/12/2003

Cover added

  • 26/01/2020

Index completed

  • 17/07/2006

Last updated

  • 30/01/2020