(July 1959)

DC, 1958 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly with the exception of Mar, June, Sept, Dec
On-sale date:
1959-05-14
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Mort Weisinger
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

Baby Lois Lane! (Table of Contents)

Lois Lane / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lana Lang; Superman; Baby Lois Lane
Reprints:
Keywords:
babies

Be Sure of Your Facts! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Buzzy
Synopsis:
When the clubhouse boys jump to conclusions and believe Jim stole the club's money, Buzzy advises them to stay calm and double-check before making accusations.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Previously appeared in DC comics cover-dated April 1952.

The Cry-Baby of Metropolis! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Lana Lang; Superman; Professor Lockhart
Synopsis:
Lois uses Professor Lockhart's youth ray to reverse her natural aging process. Unfortunately she will carry on regressing unless the Man of Steel trains his x-ray vision on her.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Martin O'Hearn.

["Visitor's Day aboard ship."] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Shorty
Reprints:

Having Date Trouble? (Table of Contents)

A Date with Judy / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen

Indexer Notes

house ad for A Date with Judy (DC, 1948 series) #71

Lois Lane's Romeo! (Table of Contents)

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 [also appears as Clark Kent]; Perry White; Dino Del Monaco; Gina Loretti
Synopsis:
Lois falls for an Italian artist who is trying to trap an American woman into marriage to obtain U.S. citizenship.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Martin O'Hearn.

["Beautiful day for a hike..."] (Table of Contents)

Sgt. Route-Step O'Malley / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Irwin Hasen
Pencils:
Irwin Hasen
Inks:
Irwin Hasen
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

[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 Matgie Loughran; Bruce Burgess; David Freedman; Alex Calenda; Randy Bowling; Bobby Strauss; Ralph Edwards (in appreciation for his guest appearance in the previous issue)

Lois Lane's Super-Seance! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Robert Bernstein ?
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Mike the Moose; Madame Zabanga; Jinx Hoxey; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen
Synopsis:
Superman convinces everybody Lois is a real mystic and can speak to the dead.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Bob Hughes (February 2008).

["Let's go in for a soda, Peg!"] (Table of Contents)

Peg / comic story / 0.66 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Peg
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Baby Lois Lane!
    Lois Lane
  2. 1. Be Sure of Your Facts!
    Buzzy
  3. 2. The Cry-Baby of Metropolis!
    Lois Lane
  4. 3. ["Visitor's Day aboard ship."]
    Shorty
  5. 4. Having Date Trouble?
    A Date with Judy
  6. 5. Lois Lane's Romeo!
    Lois Lane
  7. 6. ["Beautiful day for a hike..."]
    Sgt. Route-Step O'Malley
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Letters to Lois
  9. 8. Lois Lane's Super-Seance!
    Lois Lane
  10. 9. ["Let's go in for a soda, Peg!"]
    Peg
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Jim Walker
  • Bob Hughes
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Gene Reed
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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