(July-August 1957)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whtiney Ellsworth (credited); Mort Weisinger (actual)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

First Lois Lane feature in her own title.


Mrs. Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; Ira Schnapp (logo design)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits changed from Ruben Moreira pencils to Al Plastino by Bob Hughes. Logo design credit from Todd Klein via his Facebook page, used with permission.

The Girl in Superman's Past (Table of Contents)

Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Coleman
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Lana Lang; Superman [Clark Kent]
Synopsis:
Lois meets Lana Lang for the first time, and the girls immediately compete to see whom Superman likes better. But Superman refuses to fall into their traps.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Artist changed from Ruben Moreira by Bob Hughes 2006-03.

Binky Shows "How to Make New Friends!" (Table of Contents)

Binky / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy; teen
Characters:
Binky; Allergy; Bob; Pete
Synopsis:
Binky suggests Allergy make friends with a new kid, Bob, but Pete does instead and then gets Allergy and the rest of the gang interested.

["Some years ago when the Associated Press..."] (Table of Contents)

Odd Newspaper Items! / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

The New Lois Lane (Table of Contents)

Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; "Con" Conners
Synopsis:
Superman hopes that Lois' constant snooping to find his identity will provide evidence to convince "Con" Conners that he is wrong in believing that Clark Kent is Superman.
Reprints:

["May I see you a minute, Joan?"] (Table of Contents)

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor; teen
Reprints:

["The word edition originated from the Latin..."] (Table of Contents)

Newspaper Talk / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

Sleuths in Skirts (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

Mrs. Superman (Table of Contents)

Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Jimmy Olsen; Lulu Lyons (introduction)
Synopsis:
Lois dreams she's married to Superman
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Artist corrected from Ruben Moreira by Bob Hughes 2006-03.

["This is for me!"] (Table of Contents)

Ollie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Mrs. Superman!
    Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane
  2. 1. The Girl in Superman's Past
    Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane
  3. 2. Binky Shows "How to Make New Friends!"
    Binky
  4. 3. ["Some years ago when the Associated Press..."]
    Odd Newspaper Items!
  5. 4. The New Lois Lane
    Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane
  6. 5. ["May I see you a minute, Joan?"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  7. 6. ["The word edition originated from the Latin..."]
    Newspaper Talk
  8. 7. Sleuths in Skirts
  9. 8. Mrs. Superman
    Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane
  10. 9. ["This is for me!"]
    Ollie
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