Superman Fan Podcast Episode #367 Part I: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated March 1964: Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #75!

Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen 75, March 1964!

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SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 75, March 1964, was published around January 16, 1964. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein. It featured the issue’s third and final story.


– THE MYSTERY OF CONVICT 313 (9 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman and drawn by John Forte.


– THE VOYAGE OF THE MARY CELESTE II (9 pgs.), written by Jerry Siegel, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein. This was Siegel’s 77th Silver Age Superman Family story and his 122nd overall for the era.


– WHEN SUPERGIRL REPLACED JIMMY OLSEN (8 pgs.), written by Jerry Siegel, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein. This story was reprinted in SUPERMAN: DAILY PLANET. It was also Siegel’s 78th Silver Age Superman Family story, and his 123rd overall for the era.


Also highlighted in this episode are the issue’s ads and other features, including the JIMMY OLSEN’S PEN PALS letter column.


My condolences to Stan Lee and his family after the death of his beloved wife Joan, and to Ilya Salkind after the death of his son.


Next Episode: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED MARCH 1964 PART II: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 140! (This issue marks Jack Schiff’s last as editor, before Mort Weisinger brings the title into the Superman stable of titles.)


Then we will feature: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED APRIL 1964: PART I: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 48 & PART II: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 76!

The home for THE SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is http://thesupermanfanpodcast.blogspot.com. Send e-mail to supermanfanpodcast@gmail.com.

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SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of the following:

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The theme of this podcast is PLANS IN MOTION, composed by Kevin MacLeod, and part of the royalty free music library at http://incompetech.com.

Superman and all related characters are trademark and copyright DC Comics. Any art shown on this podcast is for entertainment purposes only, and not for profit. I make no claims of ownership of these images, nor do I earn any money from this podcast.

Thanks for listening to the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST and, as always, thanks to Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, creators of Superman!

And don’t forget to take care of each other out there!

Superman Fan Podcast Episode #365 Part II: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated January 1964: Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #74!

Superman’s aPal Jimmy Olsen 74, January 1964!

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SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 74, January 1964, was published on November 27, 1963 (one day before my Mother’s 25th birthday). It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein.


– THE PRANKS OF JIMMY THE IMP (8 pgs.), written by Jerry Siegel, pencilled by John Forte and inked by George Klein. This was Siegel’s 75th silver age Superman Family story, and his 120th overall for the era.


– JIMMY OLSEN AND THE FORTY THIEVES (9 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein.


– JIMMY OLSEN’S SECRET LOVE (8 pgs.), written by Jerry Siegel, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein. This story was also reprinted in SUPERMAN FAMILY 177, June/July 1976, published on March 4, 1976. It contained 48 pages for the cover price of 50¢. It was Jerry Siegel’s 76th silver age Superman Family story, and his 121st overall for the era.


Also highlighted in this episode are the issue’s ads and other features, including the JIMMY OLSEN’S PEN PALS letter column. 


At the beginning of the episode I review STAR WARS; ROGUE ONE, which I received the blu-ray of for Father’s Day.


Elsewhere in DC Comics, 31 titles carried the January or January/February 1964 cover date, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of Comics.


Next Episodes: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED FEBRUARY 1964: PART I: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 139 & PART II: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 47!

The home for THE SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is http://thesupermanfanpodcast.blogspot.com. Send e-mail to supermanfanpodcast@gmail.com.

You can join the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST Group or Page on facebook, and follow the podcast on twitter @supermanpodcast. You can also keep track of the podcast on TumblrMediumFlipboard, the Internet Archive and Stitcher.

SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of the following:

– The SUPERMAN WEBRING of websites, and

The theme of this podcast is PLANS IN MOTION, composed by Kevin MacLeod, and part of the royalty free music library at http://incompetech.com.

Superman and all related characters are trademark and copyright DC Comics. Any art shown on this podcast is for entertainment purposes only, and not for profit. I make no claims of ownership of these images, nor do I earn any money from this podcast.

Thanks for listening to the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST and, as always, thanks to Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, creators of Superman!

And don’t forget to take care of each other out there!

Superman Fan Podcast Episode #364 Part I: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated December 1963: Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #73!

Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen 73, December 1963!

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NOTE: Halk-Kar left a comment on Episode 363 Part II, about the story, THE SUPERMAN-LOIS HIT RECORD. He felt this story may have been inspired by a popular comedy album titled, THE FIRST FAMILY, by Vaughn Meader. It was a comedy spoof of the Kennedy White House. If you’re interested in listening to the album, click on the link.

SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 73, December 1963, was published on October 10, 1963. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan, inked by George Klein and lettered by Ira Schnapp.


– THE KID WITH THE GOLDEN TOUCH (8 pgs.), writer unknown, pencilled by John Forte and inked by George Klein.


– THE FIVE FANTASTIC FEATS OF JIMMY OLSEN (9 pgs.), writer unknown, drawn by Al Plastino.


– JIMMY’S INTER-DIMENSIONAL ROMANCE(9 pgs.), writer unknown, pencilled by John Forte and inked by George Klein.


Also highlighted in this episode are the issue’s ads and other features, including the JIMMY OLSEN’S PEN PALS letter column.


Next Episode: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED DECEMBER 1963 PART II: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 138!


Then we will feature: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED JANUARY 1964: PART I: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 46 & PART II: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 74!


Also, if you’re listening to this episode Friday evening, June 2, 2017, or Saturday morning June 3, 2017 before 10:30 a.m. the social media platform Twitch is wrapping up a marathon run of the PBS series, MR. ROGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD. If you would like to watch some of the series’ final episodes click on the link. It’s free, and if you would like you can make a donation to public television, although it’s not required.

The home for THE SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is http://thesupermanfanpodcast.blogspot.com. Send e-mail to supermanfanpodcast@gmail.com.

You can join the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST Group or Page on facebook, and follow the podcast on twitter @supermanpodcast. You can also keep track of the podcast on TumblrMediumFlipboard, the Internet Archive and Stitcher.

SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of the following:

– The SUPERMAN WEBRING of websites, and

The theme of this podcast is PLANS IN MOTION, composed by Kevin MacLeod, and part of the royalty free music library at http://incompetech.com.

Superman and all related characters are trademark and copyright DC Comics. Any art shown on this podcast is for entertainment purposes only, and not for profit. I make no claims of ownership of these images, nor do I earn any money from this podcast.

Thanks for listening to the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST and, as always, thanks to Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, creators of Superman!

And don’t forget to take care of each other out there!

Superman Fan Podcast Episode #362 Part II: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated October 1963: Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #72!

Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen 72, October 1963!

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SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 72, October 1962, was published on August 15, 1963. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan, inked by George Klein and lettered by Ira Schnapp. It featured the issue’s first of three stories.

– THE WORLD OF DOOMED OLSENS (9 pgs.), written by Jerry Siegel, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein. This was Siegel’s 74th silver age Superman Family story, and his 119th overall. This story has been reprinted a number of times: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 140, August/September 1971, published on June 3, 1971. It contained 64 pages for the cover price of 35¢; ADVENTURE COMICS 500, June 1983, published on March 3, 1983. It contained 144 pages for the cover price of $1.75; LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES ARCHIVE vol. II; SHOWCASE PRESENTS: LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES vol. I; SUPERMAN: THE AMAZING TRANSFORMATIONS OF JIMMY OLSEN (which was where I first read this story). For different perspectives on this story, listen to Episode 22 of the LEGION OF SUBSTITUTE PODCASTERS for the week of March 9, 2009 and Episode 38 of the podcast SUPER FUTURE FRIENDS for the week of April 6, 2013.

– THE SUPER-TEST OF JIMMY OLSEN (8 pgs.), writer unknown, drawn by John Forte.

– THE SECRET OF MONSTER ISLAND (8 pgs.), writer unknown, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein.

Also highlighted in this episode are the issue’s ads and other features, including the JIMMY OLSEN’S PEN PALS letter column.

Elsewhere in DC Comics, 30 titles carried the October or October/November 1963 cover date, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics.

Next Episodes: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED NOVEMBER 1963: PART I: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 137 & PART II: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 45!

The home for THE SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is http://thesupermanfanpodcast.blogspot.com. Send e-mail to supermanfanpodcast@gmail.com.

You can join the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST Group or Page on facebook, and follow the podcast on twitter @supermanpodcast. You can also keep track of the podcast on TumblrMediumFlipboard, the Internet Archive and Stitcher.

SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of the following:

– The SUPERMAN WEBRING of websites, and

The theme of this podcast is PLANS IN MOTION, composed by Kevin MacLeod, and part of the royalty free music library at http://incompetech.com.

Superman and all related characters are trademark and copyright DC Comics. Any art shown on this podcast is for entertainment purposes only, and not for profit. I make no claims of ownership of these images, nor do I earn any money from this podcast.

Thanks for listening to the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST and, as always, thanks to Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, creators of Superman!

And don’t forget to take care of each other out there!

Superman Fan Podcast Episode #361 Part I: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated September 1963: Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #71!

Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen 71, September 1963!

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SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 71, September 1963, was published around July 3, 1963. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. The editor was Mort Weisinger, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan, inked by George Klein and lettered by Ira Schnapp.

– THE PLOT AGAINST OLSEN (8 pgs.), writer unknown, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein.

– JIMMY OLSEN MEETS CLEOPATRA (9 pgs.), writer unknown, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein.

– THE NINE LIVES OF JIMMY OLSEN (9 pgs.), written by Edmond Hamilton and drawn by John Forte. This story was reprinted in SUPERMAN FAMILY 180, November 1976, published on August 19, 1976. That issue contained 48 pages for the cover price of 50¢.

Also highlighted in this episode are the issue’s ads and other features, including the JIMMY OLSEN’S PEN PALS letter column.

The episode begins with a comment made on the previous issue covered, and the monthly MY PULL LIST segment. This time I review the comic books cover dated February 2017, which I received in my monthly shipment from Discount Comic Book Service.

Next Episode: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED SEPTEMBER 1963 PART II: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 136!

Then we will feature: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED OCTOBER 1963: PART I: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 44 & PART II: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 72!

The home for THE SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is http://thesupermanfanpodcast.blogspot.com. Send e-mail to supermanfanpodcast@gmail.com.

You can join the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST Group or Page on facebook, and follow the podcast on twitter @supermanpodcast. You can also keep track of the podcast on TumblrMediumFlipboard, the Internet Archive and Stitcher.

SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of the following:

– The SUPERMAN WEBRING of websites, and

The theme of this podcast is PLANS IN MOTION, composed by Kevin MacLeod, and part of the royalty free music library at http://incompetech.com.

Superman and all related characters are trademark and copyright DC Comics. Any art shown on this podcast is for entertainment purposes only, and not for profit. I make no claims of ownership of these images, nor do I earn any money from this podcast.

Thanks for listening to the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST and, as always, thanks to Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, creators of Superman!

And don’t forget to take care of each other out there!

Superman Fan Podcast Episode #358 Part II: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated July 1963: Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #70!

Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen 70, July, 1963!

Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen 70, July, 1963!

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SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 70, July 1963, was published on May 13, 1963. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. The editor was Mort Weisinger, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by John Forte. It featured the issue’s third and final story.

– JIMMY OLSEN’S BOO BOO’S (8 pgs.), written by Jerry Siegel and drawn by John Forte. this was Siegel’s 73rd silver age story we’ve covered in the podcast, and his 118th overall for the era.

– THE HUMAN ROBOT (9 pgs.), writer unknown, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein.

– THE SECRET OF SILVER KRYPTONITE (8 pgs.), writer unknown, also pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein.

Also highlighted in this episode are the issue’s ads and other features, including the JIMMY OLSEN’S PEN PALS letter column.

If you’re interested in the comic books I ordered in the December Previews, check out the Previews Spotlight Episode 110 of the Comic Book Page Podcast.

The final episode before Christmas will feature: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED JULY 1963 PART III: GIANT LOIS LANE ANNUAL 2!

Our final episode of 2016 will highlight: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED AUGUST 1963 PART I: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 135!

The first episode of 2017 will focus on: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED AUGUST 1963 PART II: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 43!

The home for THE SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is http://thesupermanfanpodcast.blogspot.com. Send e-mail to supermanfanpodcast@gmail.com.

You can join the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST Group or Page on facebook, and follow the podcast on twitter @supermanpodcast. You can also keep track of the podcast on TumblrMediumFlipboard, the Internet Archive and Stitcher.

SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of the following:

– The SUPERMAN WEBRING of websites, and

The theme of this podcast is PLANS IN MOTION, composed by Kevin MacLeod, and part of the royalty free music library at http://incompetech.com.

Superman and all related characters are trademark and copyright DC Comics. Any art shown on this podcast is for entertainment purposes only, and not for profit. I make no claims of ownership of these images, nor do I earn any money from this podcast.

Thanks for listening to the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST and, as always, thanks to Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, creators of Superman!

And don’t forget to take care of each other out there!

Superman Fan Podcast Episode #357 Part I: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated June 1963: Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #69!

Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen 69, June 1963!

Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen 69, June 1963!

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SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 69, June 1963, was published on April 4, 1963. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan, inked by George Klein and possibly lettered by Joe Letterese. It featured the issue’s first of two stories.


– THE DYNAMIC DUO OF KANDOR (18 pgs., which was also the title of the nine page first part) was written by Edmond hamilton, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein. This story was also reprinted in SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 140, August/September 1971, published on January 3, 1971. It was a 64 Pg. Giant with the cover price of a quarter. It was also reprinted in SUPERMAN; THE BOTTLE CITY OF KANDOR.


– Part II: THE SUPER-SHOWDOWN IN KANDOR (9 pgs.)


– JIMMY OLSEN’S VIKING PRINCESS (8 pgs.), written by leo Dorfman and drawn by John Forte. This story was reprinted in SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 122, August/September 1969, published on June 19, 1969. It was a 64-Pg. Giant for the cover price of 12¢.


Also highlighted in this episode are the issue’s ads and other features, including the JIMMY OLSEN’S PEN PALS letter column.


Next Episode: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED JUNE 1963 PART II: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 134!


Then we will feature: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED JULY 1963: PART I: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 42, PART II: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 70 & PART III: GIANT LOIS LANE ANNUAL 2!

The home for THE SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is http://thesupermanfanpodcast.blogspot.com. Send e-mail to supermanfanpodcast@gmail.com.

You can join the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST Group or Page on facebook, and follow the podcast on twitter @supermanpodcast. You can also keep track of the podcast on TumblrMediumFlipboard, the Internet Archive and Stitcher.

SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of the following:

– The SUPERMAN WEBRING of websites, and

The theme of this podcast is PLANS IN MOTION, composed by Kevin MacLeod, and part of the royalty free music library at http://incompetech.com.

Superman and all related characters are trademark and copyright DC Comics. Any art shown on this podcast is for entertainment purposes only, and not for profit. I make no claims of ownership of these images, nor do I earn any money from this podcast.

Thanks for listening to the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST and, as always, thanks to Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, creators of Superman!

Superman Fan Podcast Episode #355 Part II: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated April 1963: Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #68!

Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen 68, April 1963!

Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen 68, April 1963!

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SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 68, April 1963, was published on February 21, 1963 (on my Grandmother’s 53rd birthday). It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan, inked by George Klein and lettered by Ira Schnapp. It featured the issue’s third and final story.

– THE HUMAN METAL EATER (8 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics and the Grand Comic Book Database. The Comic Book Database credits Jerry Siegel as the writer. Since there is some disagreement about the writer credit I won’t count this story toward Siegel’s silver age production. John Forte was the artist.

– THE RICHEST BOY IN METROPOLIS (9 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein.

– THE HELMET OF HATE (8 pgs.), written by Jerry Siegel, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein. This was his 72nd silver age Superman Family story, and his 117th overall for the era. This story was also reprinted in SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 113, August/ September 1968, published on June 11, 1958. It was an 80-Pg. Giant for the cover price of a quarter.

Also highlighted in this episode are the issue’s ads and other features, including the JIMMY OLSEN’S PEN PALS letter column.

Elsewhere in DC Comics 29 titles carried the April or April/May 1963 cover date, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics. They were covered at the end of Episode 304 Part II for the week of Wednesday, October 22, 2014.

Next Episodes: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED MAY 1963: PART I: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 133 & PART II: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 41!

The home for THE SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is http://thesupermanfanpodcast.blogspot.com. Send e-mail to supermanfanpodcast@gmail.com.

You can join the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST Group or Page on facebook, and follow the podcast on twitter @supermanpodcast. You can also keep track of the podcast on TumblrMediumFlipboard, the Internet Archive and Stitcher.

SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of the following:

– The SUPERMAN WEBRING of websites, and

The theme of this podcast is PLANS IN MOTION, composed by Kevin MacLeod, and part of the royalty free music library at http://incompetech.com.

Superman and all related characters are trademark and copyright DC Comics. Any art shown on this podcast is for entertainment purposes only, and not for profit. I make no claims of ownership of these images, nor do I earn any money from this podcast.

Thanks for listening to the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST and, as always, thanks to Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, creators of Superman!

Superman Fan Podcast Episode #354 Part I: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated March 1963: Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #67!

Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen 67, March 1963!

Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen 67, March 1963!

Download Episode 354 Part I!

SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 67, March 1963, was published on January 3, 1963. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan, inked by George Klein and lettered by Ira Schnapp. It featured the first of the issue’s three stories.

– THE DUMMY THAT HAUNTED JIMMY OLSEN (9 pgs.), written by Edmond Hamilton and drawn by John Forte.

– LESLIE LOWE, GIRL REPORTER (9 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein.

– SUPER LUCY LANE (9 pgs.), written by Jerry Siegel and drawn by John Forte. This was Siegel’s 71st silver age story we’ve covered on the podcast, and his 116th overall for the era. The story was also reprinted in SUPERMAN FAMILY 167, October/November 1974, published on July 25, 1974. It was a 100 Pg. Giant for 60¢.

Also highlighted in this episode are the issue’s ads and other features, including the JIMMY OLSEN’S PEN PALS letter column.

Next Episode: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED MARCH 1963 PART II: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 132!

Then we will cover: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED APRIL 1963: PART I: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 40 & PART II: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 68!

The home for THE SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is http://thesupermanfanpodcast.blogspot.com. Send e-mail to supermanfanpodcast@gmail.com.

You can join the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST Group or Page on facebook, and follow the podcast on twitter @supermanpodcast. You can also keep track of the podcast on TumblrMediumFlipboard, the Internet Archive and Stitcher.

SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of the following:

– The SUPERMAN WEBRING of websites, and

The theme of this podcast is PLANS IN MOTION, composed by Kevin MacLeod, and part of the royalty free music library at http://incompetech.com.

Superman and all related characters are trademark and copyright DC Comics. Any art shown on this podcast is for entertainment purposes only, and not for profit. I make no claims of ownership of these images, nor do I earn any money from this podcast.

Thanks for listening to the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST and, as always, thanks to Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, creators of Superman!

Superman Fan Podcast Episode #352 Part II: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated January 1963: Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #66!

Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen 66, January 1963!

Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen 66, January 1963!

Download Episode 352 Part II!

SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 66, January 1963, was published on November 22, 1962. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. The editor was Mort Weisinger, and the cover was pencilled by curt Swan and inked by George Klein. It featured the issue’s third and final story.

– THE BURGLAR KIT FROM THE FUTURE (9 pgs.), written by Edmond Hamilton, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein. This story was reprinted in SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 131, August/September 1970, published on June 9, 1970. It was a 64-Pg. Giant for the cover price of a quarter.

– JIMMY OLSEN’S LAST STAND (8 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman and drawn by John Forte.

– THE CABINET FROM KRYPTON (9 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman and drawn by Kurt Schaffenberger. This story was also reprinted in SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 131.

Also highlighted in this episode are the issue’s ads and other features, including the JIMMY OLSEN’S PEN PALS letter column.

Elsewhere in DC Comics, 30 titles carried the January or January/February 1963 cover date, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics. They were covered at the end of Episode 295 Part III, for the week of April 16, 2014.

Next Episodes: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED FEBRUARY 1963: PART I: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 131 & PART II: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 39!

The home for THE SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is http://thesupermanfanpodcast.blogspot.com. Send e-mail to supermanfanpodcast@gmail.com.

You can join the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST Group or Page on facebook, and follow the podcast on twitter @supermanpodcast. You can also keep track of the podcast on TumblrMediumFlipboard, the Internet Archive and Stitcher.

SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of the following:

– The SUPERMAN WEBRING of websites, and

The theme of this podcast is PLANS IN MOTION, composed by Kevin MacLeod, and part of the royalty free music library at http://incompetech.com.

Superman and all related characters are trademark and copyright DC Comics. Any art shown on this podcast is for entertainment purposes only, and not for profit. I make no claims of ownership of these images, nor do I earn any money from this podcast.

Thanks for listening to the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST and, as always, thanks to Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, creators of Superman!

Superman Fan Podcast Episode #351 Part I: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated December 1962: Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #65!

Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen 65, December 1965!

Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen 65, December 1965!

Download Episode 351 Part I!

SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 65, December 1962, was published around October 4, 1962. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. The editor was Mort Weisinger, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan, inked by George Klein and lettered by Ira Schnapp.

– THE ALIEN JIMMY OLSEN FAN CLUB (8 pgs.), was written by Jerry Siegel, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein. This story is the 69th silver age Superman Family Jerry Siegel story we’ve covered on the podcast, and his 114th overall for the era.

– THE HUMAN PORCUPINE (7 pgs.), written by Jerry Siegel, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein. This story is Jerry’s 70th silver age Superman Family story we’ve covered on the podcast, and his 115th overall for the era so far. SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 122, August/September 1969, published on June 19, 1969 (64 pgs. 25¢), also reprinted this story, along with SUPERMAN: THE AMAZING TRANSFORMATIONS OF JIMMY OLSEN (released in 2007).

– THE MYSTERIOUS LORD OF DEVIL’S ISLAND (9 pgs.), written by Robert Bernstein and drawn by John Forte.

Next Episode: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED DECEMBER 1962 PART II: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 130!

Then we will cover: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED JANUARY 1963: PART I: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 38 & PART II: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 66!

The home for THE SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is http://thesupermanfanpodcast.blogspot.com. Send e-mail to supermanfanpodcast@gmail.com.

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SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of the following:

– The LEAGUE OF COMIC BOOK PODCASTERS,

– The COMICS PODCAST NETWORK,

– The SUPERMAN WEBRING of websites, and

The theme of this podcast is PLANS IN MOTION, composed by Kevin MacLeod, and part of the royalty free music library at http://incompetech.com.

Superman and all related characters are trademark and copyright DC Comics. Any art shown on this podcast is for entertainment purposes only, and not for profit. I make no claims of ownership of these images, nor do I earn any money from this podcast.

Thanks for listening to the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST and, as always, thanks to Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, creators of Superman!

Superman Fan Podcast Episode #349 Part II: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated October1962: Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #64!

Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen 64, October 1962!

Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen 64, October 1962!

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SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 64, October 1952, was published around August 16, 1962. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein. It featured the issue’s third and final story.

– JIMMY OLSEN, HOLLYWOOD STAR (8 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein.

– JIMMY OLSEN’S FIERY FRIENDS (8 pgs.), written by Edmond Hamilton and drawn by Al Plastino.

– JIMMY OLSEN’S SUPER-ROMANCE (9 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman and drawn by John Forte.

Also highlighted in this episode are the issue’s ads and other features, including the JIMMY OLSEN’S PEN PALS letter column.

Elsewhere in DC Comics, 27 titles carried the October or October/November 1962 cover date, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics.

Next Episodes: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED NOVEMBER 1962: PART I: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 129 & PART II: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 37!

The home for THE SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is http://thesupermanfanpodcast.blogspot.com. Send e-mail to supermanfanpodcast@gmail.com.

You can join the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST Group or Page on facebook, and follow the podcast on twitter @supermanpodcast. You can also keep track of the podcast on TumblrMediumFlipboard, the Internet Archive and Stitcher.

SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of the following:

– The LEAGUE OF COMIC BOOK PODCASTERS,

– The COMICS PODCAST NETWORK,

The SUPERMAN WEBRING of websites, and

The theme of this podcast is PLANS IN MOTION, composed by Kevin MacLeod, and part of the royalty free music library at http://incompetech.com.

Superman and all related characters are trademark and copyright DC Comics. Any art shown on this podcast is for entertainment purposes only, and not for profit. I make no claims of ownership of these images, nor do I earn any money from this podcast.

Thanks for listening to the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST and, as always, thanks to Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, creators of Superman!

Superman Fan Podcast Episode #348 Part I: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated September 1962: Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #63!

Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen 63, September, 1962!

Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen 63, September, 1962!

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SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 63, September 1962, was published around July 3, 1962. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan, inked by George Klein and lettered by Ira Schnapp. It featured the issue’s first of three stories.

– THE LEAGUE OF FANTASTIC SUPERMEN (9 pgs.), written by Jerry Siegel, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein. This was the 68th silver age Jerry Siegel story we’ve covered, and his 113th overall for the era, on this podcast. The story was also reprinted in SUPERMAN FAMILY 169 (which continued the numbering of this title beginning with issue 164), February/March 1975, published on November 26, 1974.

– JIMMY OLSEN, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF (10 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein. This story has been reprinted in BEST OF DC 6, July/August 1980, published on April 10, 1980. It contained 100 pages for 95¢.

– THE TOM THUMB JIMMY OLSEN (9 pgs.), writer unknown, drawn by John Forte.

Also highlighted in this episode are the issue’s ads and other features, including the JIMMY OLSEN’S PEN PALS letter column.

The episode begins with the monthly MY PULL LIST segment, this time reviewing the comic books carrying the September 2016 cover date, which were published in July 2016, that I received .from Discount Comic Book Service

Next Episode: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED SEPTEMBER 1962 PAT II: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 128!

Then we will feature: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED OCTOBER 1962: PART I: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 36 & PART II: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 64!

The home for THE SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is http://thesupermanfanpodcast.blogspot.com. Send e-mail to supermanfanpodcast@gmail.com.

You can join the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST Group or Page on facebook, and follow the podcast on twitter @supermanpodcast. You can also keep track of the podcast on TumblrMediumFlipboard, the Internet Archive and Stitcher.


SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of the following:
– The LEAGUE OF COMIC BOOK PODCASTERS,

– The COMICS PODCAST NETWORK,
– The SUPERMAN WEBRING of websites, and


The theme of this podcast is PLANS IN MOTION, composed by Kevin MacLeod, and part of the royalty free music library at http://incompetech.com.
Superman and all related characters are trademark and copyright DC Comics. Any art shown on this podcast is for entertainment purposes only, and not for profit. I make no claims of ownership of these images, nor do I earn any money from this podcast.


Thanks for listening to the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST and, as always, thanks to Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, creators of Superman!

Comic Book Central – Episode #137: Mehcad Brooks

He might be Superman’s pal in the comics, but he’s the Maid of Might’s pal on the hit show, Supergirl! Actor Mehcad Brooks takes center seat in the Lair to chat about bringing the iconic character of Jimmy – sorry, JAMES – Olsen to life! http://traffic.libsyn.com/comicbookcentral/CBC_Ep_137_Mehcad_Brooks.mp3 http://comicbookcentral.net Subscribe to the show in iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/comic-book-central-podcast/id737621226?mt=2 Subscribe to the show on Blubrry: https://www.blubrry.com/comicbookcentral/ Listen to the show via Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/comic-book-central "Like" Comic Book Central on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/comicbookcentralnetwork Follow Comic Book Central on Twitter: https://twitter.com/comicbookctrl email: joe@comicbookcentral.net

He’s Superman’s pal in the comics, and the Maid of Might’s pal on the hit show, Supergirl! Actor Mehcad Brooks takes center seat in the Lair to chat about bringing the iconic character of Jimmy – sorry, JAMES – Olsen to life!
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Superman Fan Podcast Episode #346 Part II: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated July 1962: Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #62!

Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen 62, July 1962!

Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen 62, July 1962!

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SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 62, July 1962, was published on May 24, 1962. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by Sheldon Moldoff. It featured the issue’s first of three stories.

– SUPERMAN’S PHANTOM PAL (9 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein. This story was reprinted in SUPERMAN FAMILY 178, August/September 1976, published on May 6, 1976. It contained 48 pages for the cover price of 50¢. It was also reprinted in TALES OF THE PHANTOM ZONE.

– JIMMY’S DUEL WITH GOLIATH (9 pgs.), written by Robert Bernstein and drawn by John Forte. This story has not been reprinted.

– JIMMY’S ROBOT SLAVE (9 pgs.), was written by Robert Bernstein, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein. This story has not been reprinted.

Also highlighted in this episode are the issue’s ads and other features, including the JIMMY OLSEN’S PEN PALS letter column.

Next Episodes: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED JULY 1962 PART III: GIANT LOIS LANE ANNUAL 1!

– SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED AUGUST 1962: PART I: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 127 & PART II: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 35!

The home for THE SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is http://thesupermanfanpodcast.blogspot.com. Send e-mail to supermanfanpodcast@gmail.com.

You can join the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST Group or Page on facebook, and follow the podcast on twitter @supermanpodcast. You can also keep track of the podcast on TumblrMediumFlipboard, the Internet Archive and Stitcher.


SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of the following:
– The LEAGUE OF COMIC BOOK PODCASTERS,

– The COMICS PODCAST NETWORK,
– The SUPERMAN WEBRING of websites, and


The theme of this podcast is PLANS IN MOTION, composed by Kevin MacLeod, and part of the royalty free music library at http://incompetech.com.


Superman and all related characters are trademark and copyright DC Comics. Any art shown on this podcast is for entertainment purposes only, and not for profit. I make no claims of ownership of these images, nor do I earn any money from this podcast.


Thanks for listening to the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST and, as always, thanks to Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, creators of Superman!