Superman Fan Podcast Episode #193: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated June 1956: Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #13!
SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 13, June 1956, was published around April 19, 1956. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of a dime.Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by Stan Kaye. All three 8 page stories were written by Otto Binder, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by Ray Burnley, and were reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN FAMILY vol. I.
- THE SIX JIMMY OLSENS
- THE STOLEN SUPERMAN SIGNAL (was also reprinted in SUPERMAN IN THE FIFTIES)
- JIMMY OLSEN’S SUPER ILLUSIONS
Michael Bradley, of THE THRILLING ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN podcast, sent me an e-mail about several links to the 1970 SUPERMAN BUMPER BOOK reprint edition from the U. K.
Tony does answer questions, but because of the volume of inquiries and the time involved in research, he does ask for a donation.
I forwarded these links to to the listener who sent an e-mail asking about the Interplanetary Zoo story reprinted in this edition. If anyone has any more specific information, send it in! It will be much appreciated.
Elsewhere in DC Comics, 31 titles carried the June or June, July 1956 cover date.
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