(November-December 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); Mort Weisinger (actual)
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

Issue Notes

First letters page this issue.


The Fattest Girl in Metropolis! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Superman
Reprints:

Superman's Greatest Sacrifice! (Table of Contents)

Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane / comic story / 8.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Bernstein
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Superman; Dolores Drake; Perry White
Synopsis:
Lois meets heiress Dolores Drake who seems to be an exact double of her. Superman mistakes Dolores for Lois, and as Lois watches, he seems to prefer Dolores over the real Lois.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from 80-Page Giant #3 (September 1964) reprint credits.

Look to the Stars! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Lou Cameron
Inks:
Lou Cameron
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Bob and his friends are saved from being lost in the woods because Bob knows how to find Polaris, the North Star.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

Do You Know the Legend of Superman? (Table of Contents)

Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

House ad for the Superman family of comic books (Action Comics. Adventure Comics, Lois Lane, Jimmy Olsen, Superboy, Superman, World's Finest Comics) in the form of a rebus. Also includes cover of Superman (DC, 1939 series) #125.

["And this time, please watch your table manners, Johnny..."] (Table of Contents)

Johnny and Janie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Janie; Johnny

The Girl of 100 Costumes! (Table of Contents)

Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane / comic story / 7.66 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Letterese ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Superman; Perry White; Joyce Van Ressler
Synopsis:
Due to a minunderstanding, Lois thinks Superman will like her better if she changes her look frequently. She contrives to be dressed in many different and exotic outfits whenever Superman is supposed to be around, but he never notices.
Reprints:

["You've been fighting again, Herby?"] (Table of Contents)

Linda and Larry / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Lampert ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Letters to Lois / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mort Weisinger ?
Pencils:
? (logo illustration)
Inks:
? (logo illustration)
Colors:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Hank Weisinger; Joan Randall; Mrs. Jane Anthony; Lorna Vale; Thomas Emory

["Wait 'till you see what I got for my birthday!"] (Table of Contents)

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 0.66 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

The Fattest Girl in Metropolis (Table of Contents)

Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Perry White; Professor Colby; Jimmy Olsen
Synopsis:
Professor Colby's ray turns Lois fat and she tries to keep Superman from seeing her.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Fattest Girl in Metropolis!
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  2. 1. Superman's Greatest Sacrifice!
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  3. 2. Look to the Stars!
  4. 3. Do You Know the Legend of Superman?
    Superman
  5. 4. ["And this time, please watch your table manners, Johnny..."]
    Johnny and Janie
  6. 5. The Girl of 100 Costumes!
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  7. 6. ["You've been fighting again, Herby?"]
    Linda and Larry
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Letters to Lois
  9. 8. ["Wait 'till you see what I got for my birthday!"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  10. 9. The Fattest Girl in Metropolis
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
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  • Dwayne Best
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