(May 1959)

DC, 1939 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Mort Weisinger
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #183, 187, 193, 197, 202, 207, 212, 217, 222, 227, 245, 252, 272, 278, 284)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Ghost of Lois Lane! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White
Reprints:

The Ghost of Lois Lane (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Professor Grail
Synopsis:
After Superman accidentally causes Professor Grail's experimental teleporter chair to explode while Lois is sitting in it with his x-ray vision, he sees visions of a ghostly Lois. But Lois communicates through Jimmy's new typewriter to let Superman know that she is trapped in the fourth dimension and can be returned by the pull of a lever in Professor Grail's lab.
Reprints:

[Tootsie Roll ad] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
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[Clyde Beatty and Cole Bros Circus at Palisades Amusement Park] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
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Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Characters:
Superman; Emmett Kelly

["You men are all alike"] (Table of Contents)

Peg / filler / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Coming Super-Attractions (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Promotes upcoming issues of Action, Adventure, and Lois Lane.

Clark Kent, Fireman of Steel! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Fire Chief Hogan
Synopsis:
Assigned to join the fire department for a few days for a story, Clark must protect his secret identity and deal with a skeptical fire chief.
Reprints:

[Tootsie Roll Pops ad] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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[Supergirl in Action Comics] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Metropolis Mailbag / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Editorial replies promote an upcoming Superbaby "untold tale" in Superboy, and Supergirl's first appearance in Action.

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

Superman; An Untold Tale of Superman / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lori Lemaris; Lois Lane
Synopsis:
Superman recalls his college romance with Lori Lemaris, a mermaid from sunken Atlantis.
Reprints:

[Tootise Roll Fudge ad] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
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Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Ghost of Lois Lane!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Ghost of Lois Lane
    Superman
  3. 2. [Tootsie Roll ad]
  4. 3. [Clyde Beatty and Cole Bros Circus at Palisades Amusement Park]
  5. 4. ["You men are all alike"]
    Peg
  6. 5. Coming Super-Attractions
  7. 6. Clark Kent, Fireman of Steel!
    Superman
  8. 7. [Tootsie Roll Pops ad]
  9. 8. [Supergirl in Action Comics]
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  11. 10. The Girl in Superman's Past
    Superman; An Untold Tale of Superman
  12. 11. [Tootise Roll Fudge ad]
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