(November 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:
1959-09-20
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

The Shocking Secret of 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:
Superman; Lois Lane
Reprints:

New Stars for "Old Glory" (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:
History of the United States flag and the custom of adding one star for each state.

Indexer Notes

inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

Introducing ... Lois Lane's Parents! (Table of Contents)

Lois Lane / comic story / 9 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]; Sam Lane (introduction); Ella Lane (introduction); Perry White; Lucy Lane
Synopsis:
Superman flies Lois home to Pittsdale (population 1,101) for the 100th anniversary of the Pittsdale Star. Through a misunderstanding, everyone thinks they have come there to be married.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Martin O'Hearn

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Marriage A La Mode! / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Unusual wedding customs from China, Southern Europe, India, and ancient Britain.

Alias Lois Lane! (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; Superman; Hal Brent; Chips Rogan; Anti-Superman Gang; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Krypto
Synopsis:
Two crooks hire Sadie Blodget to impersonate Lois Lane, not realizing Sadie is Lois in disguise.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Martin O'Hearn

[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 Andrew Scallet; Charlotte Chambers; David G. Yas; Bob Wallace; Donald Schlesinger; Hilary Dole; Barbara Vitagliano; Evelyn Pace

["Gee! This muffler is going faster than I thought it would!"] (Table of Contents)

Bonny / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bonny; Leopold

The Shocking Secret of Lois Lane! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Circe; Lana Lang (cameo)
Synopsis:
Circe gives Lois Lane the face of a cat to punish her for snooping, and Lois tries to hide the transformation from Superman by wearing a lead box on her head.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Martin O'Hearn

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Shocking Secret of Lois Lane!
    Lois Lane
  2. 1. New Stars for "Old Glory"
  3. 2. Introducing ... Lois Lane's Parents!
    Lois Lane
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Marriage A La Mode!
  5. 4. Alias Lois Lane!
    Lois Lane
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Letters to Lois
  7. 6. ["Gee! This muffler is going faster than I thought it would!"]
    Bonny
  8. 7. The Shocking Secret of Lois Lane!
    Lois Lane
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Jim Walker
  • Bob Hughes
  • Katie
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bill Wormstedt
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen