(February 1959)

DC, 1958 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of Mar, Jun, Sept, Dec
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

The Girl Who Stole Superman's Heart! (Table of Contents)

Lois Lane / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Ray Burnley
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Superman; Superboy; Lana Lang
Reprints:

The Magic Card! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
A group of kids discover the library.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Also appears in DC comics cover-dated January 1966.

Lois Lane's Kiss of Death! (Table of Contents)

Lois Lane / comic story / 7.66 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Perry White; Jed Blanton; James Paxton; Pete Malloy
Synopsis:
After three men who have kissed Lois die under mysterious circumstances, she develops a reputation of being cursed.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Martin O'Hearn

Just One Second! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for The Flash (DC, 1959 series) #105 [first Silver Age issue], on sale December 23, 1958

Meet TV's Lois Lane (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Colors:
? (illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
biography
Synopsis:
Artlcle on Noel Neill, who portrayed Lois Lane in the syndicated television series The Adventures of Superman from 1953 to 1958.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

includes illustration of Noel Neill

When Lois Lane Forgot Superman! (Table of Contents)

Lois Lane / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Dr. Zweikopfen; 'Killer' King
Synopsis:
Lois has herself hypnotized to forget Superman ever existed -- but then she falls for Clark Kent.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Martin O'Hearn; later confirmed by Alvin Schwartz

["Dear Editor: I'm curious about Lois Lane's family tree."] (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 Agnes Broadwin; Michael Prisament; Elleawease Murphy; Richard Conn; Jackson Denny; Ethel Guiness

["I'll put another nickle in the juke box..."] (Table of Contents)

Varsity Vic / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Varsity Vic

["Pete, you got all your arithmetic homework correct!"] (Table of Contents)

Little Pete / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Little Pete

The Girl Who Stole Superman (Table of Contents)

Lois Lane / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Coleman
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Lana Lang; Superman; Superboy (flashback)
Synopsis:
Lana comes to stay with Lois when she becomes unemployed but Lois is convinced Lana is using her to get to Superman.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Martin O'Hearn

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Girl Who Stole Superman's Heart!
    Lois Lane
  2. 1. The Magic Card!
  3. 2. Lois Lane's Kiss of Death!
    Lois Lane
  4. 3. Just One Second!
    Flash
  5. 4. Meet TV's Lois Lane
  6. 5. When Lois Lane Forgot Superman!
    Lois Lane
  7. 6. ["Dear Editor: I'm curious about Lois Lane's family tree."]
    Letters to Lois
  8. 7. ["I'll put another nickle in the juke box..."]
    Varsity Vic
  9. 8. ["Pete, you got all your arithmetic homework correct!"]
    Little Pete
  10. 9. The Girl Who Stole Superman
    Lois Lane
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