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Issue Details

Issue #50
Published January 1961
Cover Price 0.10
Pages 36
Editing Mort Weisinger

Cover Details

Genre superhero
Pencils Curt Swan
Inks Stan Kaye

9 page Jimmy Olsen story "The Lord of Olsen Castle!"

Characters Jimmy Olsen; Krypto; Supergirl; Bizarro #1
Synopsis Supergirl, Krypto, and Bizarro No. 1 help trick Jimmy into passing three tests in order to inherit a castle and a title. But Jimmy's one act as Lord is to sign away his title and holdings.
Genre superhero
Script Jerry Siegel
Pencils Curt Swan
Inks Sheldon Moldoff

1 page public service announcement "Get a Grip on your Gripes!"

Script Jack Schiff
Pencils Bernard Baily
Inks Bernard Baily
Letters Ira Schnapp

8 page Jimmy Olsen story "The Weirdest Asteroid in Space!"

Characters Jimmy Olsen; Superman
Synopsis Jimmy and Superman land on a strange asteroid that wakes up, breathes fire, and requires Supes to juggle glowing rocks to hypnotize it and send it back to slumberland.
Genre superhero
Script Otto Binder
Pencils Curt Swan
Inks Sheldon Moldoff

9 page Jimmy Olsen story "The Super-Life of Jimmy Olsen!"

Characters Jimmy Olsen; Superman; Prof. Potter
Synopsis Professor Potter perfects an unsucessful invention of Lex Luthor's that switches a percentage of Superman's powers to Jimmy during a surprise birthday party for Jimmy. But he sets the machine improperly and Jimmy gets 100% of Superman's powers. Jimmy spends endless hours at Super-Speed re-wiring the maching to reverse the effects and return his powers to Superman.
Genre superhero
Pencils Al Plastino
Inks Al Plastino