(May-June 1958)

DC, 1958 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor); Mort Weisinger (actual editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #68, 77, 86, 95, 104)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Superman's Forbidden Room! (Table of Contents)

Lois Lane / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Superman
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

art credits by Bob Hughes (February 2008); previously credited to Al Plastino

Superman's Secret Sweetheart (Table of Contents)

Lois Lane / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger ?
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Polly Smith; Vera Stevens
Synopsis:
Lois tries to help a lonely college girl gain acceptance with her classmates by setting her up as Superman's girl friend, and gets Superman to go along with the ruse.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Cora the Car Hop / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Cora

Lois Lane in Hollywood (Table of Contents)

Lois Lane / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane: Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Daryl Zorne; Gilda Glamarr
Synopsis:
Director Zorne is making a movie about Superman, and Superman, Jimmy, and Perry all play their own parts, but Lois is replaced by Gilda Glamarr. A series of accidents makes everyone believe that Lois is trying to spoil the movie shoot because she is jealous.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

writer verified by Martin O'Hearn

That Deep Dark Secret! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Buzzy
Synopsis:
Margie learns that having a mental patient in the family is nothing to be ashamed of.

Indexer Notes

Previously appeared in DC comics cover-dated July 1952.

Gag Bag (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Honey in Hollywood / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Honey

Superman's Forbidden Room (Table of Contents)

Lois Lane / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Coleman
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Rackets Williams; Dan Jones (Superman Imposter, Elevator Operator at the Daily Planet); Perry White
Synopsis:
Rackets Williams and Dan Jones try to trick Lois into thinking that Dan is really Superman.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Martin O'Hearn.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jerry
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Superman's Forbidden Room!
    Lois Lane
  2. 1. Superman's Secret Sweetheart
    Lois Lane
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Cora the Car Hop
  4. 3. Lois Lane in Hollywood
    Lois Lane
  5. 4. That Deep Dark Secret!
    Buzzy
  6. 5. Gag Bag
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Honey in Hollywood
  8. 7. Superman's Forbidden Room
    Lois Lane
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Jim Walker
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bill Wormstedt
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen