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Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen (1954) - #133
"Jimmy Olsen Superman's Pal Brings Back the Newsboy Legion!"
DC Comics


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  Writer(s):
Jack 'King' Kirby

Penciller(s):
Jack 'King' Kirby
Al Plastino

Inker(s):
Vincent Joseph Colletta - 'Vince, Vinnie'

Colorist(s):
(Unknown Creator)

Letterer(s):
(Unknown Creator)
(Typeset)

Editor(s):
Murray Boltinoff
E. Nelson Bridwell

Cover Artist(s):
Vincent Joseph Colletta - 'Vince, Vinnie'
Jack 'King' Kirby
Al Plastino
 

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Cover Date: October 1970
Cover Price: US $0.15

Issue Tagline: Kirby is here! Introducing the Newsboy Legion plus the wonderous whiz wagon! You gotta see it - - to believe it!

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 32 pages

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Letters Column: Jimmy Olsen's Pen-Pals

Synopsis:
Jimmy Olsen is sent on an assignment by newspaper publisher Morgan Edge, who recently purchased The Daily Planet. The assignment requires someone young and will be dangerous. Jimmy is introduced to and teams up with the new Newsboy Legion, sons of the original Legion. Meanwhile, Superman is out to aid Jimmy.

Reprinted/Collected in:
Jack Kirby's Fourth World (2007) Omnibus HC vol. 01
Jack Kirby's Fourth World (2007) Omnibus SC vol. 01
Superman In The Seventies (2000) TPB
Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen (1954) TPB Kirby vol. 01

Notes:
The Kirby era begins at DC.

Superman heads redrawn by Al Plastino, except for those on pages 5-6. Mark Evanier has written an interesting discussion about this head-swapping process on his website.

"Jack Kirby - - Continued" one page text piece.

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