The Son of Jimmy Olsen! last edited by bloodstream on 08/26/22 03:27PM View full history

    1. The Son of Jimmy Olsen! (an imaginary story starring Jimmy Olsen, Superman, Lois Lane, Lucy Lane, Lex Luthor / written by Jerry Siegel : reprinted in: Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #117)

    Jimmy Jr. wants to marry Lola Kent, but she has super-powers.

    1. Peg (gag strip by Henry Boltinoff)

    2. The Jinx of Metropolis! (Jimmy Olsen, Superman, Lois Lane, Perry White, Jor-El, Lara, President Kennedy / written by Jerry Siegel)

    Jimmy finds a small object that makes bad things happen around him. Can he find out in time?

    1. Moolah the Mystic (gag strip by Henry Boltinoff)

    2. Jimmy Olsen's Sweethearts! (Jimmy Olsen, Lucy Lane, Lois Lane, Marilyn Monroe and other Hollywood stars / written by Robert Bernstein)

    In Hollywood, Jimmy is seen with Marilyn Monroe and other stars. Will this make Lucy Lane mad as part of Jimmy's (who is mad because she stood him up) plan? 

    Note:  All of the movie stars who appeared in this issue were in fact look-alikes.

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    I am not sure how to rate this.  As an example of the golden age it is almost a painstakingly perfect example of what to expect from the era at times, but in so doing, it is also inadvertently funny at many times as well.  The three stories are all not very well conceived and really by today's standards would even be considered fairly racist and sexist.  In truth I hunted down this issue for one reason and one reason only, and that is that this is one of Marilyn Monroe's few comic book appearanc...

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