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Issue Details

Issue #39
Published January 1990
Cover Price 0.75 USD; 0.95 CAD
Pages 52
Editing Mike Carlin; Jon Peterson (associate)
Notes 16 page advertising insert in this issue.

Cover Details

Characters Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Jimmy Olsen
Genre Superhero
Pencils Jerry Ordway (signed)
Inks Jerry Ordway (signed)
Notes 16 page advertising insert in this issue.

22 page Superman story "Jimmy Olsen's Excellent Adventure"

Characters Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Jimmy Olsen; Professor Emil Hamilton; Lois Lane; Allie; Whit; Peg Adam (intro); Number One (clone of Jimmy Olsen's Dad); Husque; Jimmy Olsen's father (flashback); VILLAINS: The Syms (first appearance)
Synopsis Superman and Professor Hamilton rescue Jimmy from the inter-dimensional limbo. Clark decides to accept Collin Thornton's offer to be managing editor of Newstime Magazine.
Genre Superhero
Script Jerry Ordway
Pencils Kerry Gammill
Inks Bob McLeod
Colors Glenn Whitmore
Letters John Costanza

16 page MRC-Tamiya Lightning Racers advertisement "Lightning Racers"

Characters Mr. Gibbons; Dr. Micro (villain)
Genre Superhero
Notes Ad for MRC-Tamiya Lightning Racers.

1 page Metropolis Mailbag letters page "Metropolis Mailbag"

Script KC Carlson
Letters typeset
Notes Letters from readers - Michael T. Miller, Mark Lucas, Joe Frank, Uncle Elvis, Colin Whatley and Jason Reilly - and responses from K.C. Carlson.