(February 1960)

DC, 1958 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly with the exception of Mar, June, Sept, Dec
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 Super-Family of Steel! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Van-Zee; Sylvia De Witt; Lyle; Lili
Reprints:

The Super-Family of Steel! Part 1: Super-Husband and Wife! (Table of Contents)

Lois Lane / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Van-Zee; Sylvia De Witt; Laura Barton
Synopsis:
A girl who looks very much like Lois Lane meets a man who looks and acts very much like Superman and they get married by a native chief on a remote island.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer identification from Martin O'Hearn.

["Nice day for a stroll, eh, Peg?"] (Table of Contents)

Peg / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Peg

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1959
Owner: National Comics Publications, Inc., H. Donenfeld, J.S. Liebowitz, P.H. Sampliner, G. Donenfeld, S.U. Sampliner, F. Iger, I. Donenfeld; S. Iger, A. Donenfeld, J.S. Liebowitz and A.S. Herzog as trustees for I. Donenfeld and S. Donenfeld, I. Rappaport and A.S. Herzog as trustees for L. Liebowitz and J.H. Liebowitz, H. Donenfeld Foundation, Inc., all at 575 Lexington Avenue, New York 22, N.Y.

["Deliver these and come right back."] (Table of Contents)

Varsity Vic / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Varsity Vic

[The Super-Family of Steel!] Part II: The Bride Gets Super-Powers! (Table of Contents)

Lois Lane / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Van-Zee; Sylvia De Witt; Miss Jingles; Lyle; Lili; Lana Lang
Synopsis:
The couple go on their honeymoon in space, then settle on Venus where they have twin children, after which the girl who looks like Lois gets superpowers.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude; Kandor

Indexer Notes

Writer identification from Martin O'Hearn.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Plastino ? (logo illustration)
Inks:
? (logo illustration)
Colors:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Joan Barnett; J. Higgins; Dennis Farrell; Kathleen Williams; Jimmy Horwitz; Andy Rahl; Robbie Church; Alan Dreyfus; Edna Simmons

["Sure, Timmy. I'll be right over"] (Table of Contents)

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jerry the Jitterbug

Coming Super-Attractions! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Ad for Adventure Comics #269, Action Comics #261, and Superboy #79.

[The Super-Family of Steel!] Part III: The Secret of the Super-Family! (Table of Contents)

Lois Lane / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Van-Zee; Sylvia DeWitt; Lyle; Lili; Superman; Lois Lane; Lana Lang; Superman robot
Synopsis:
All is revealed and Van-Zee and Sylvia move into the bottle city of Kandor.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bottle City of Kandor; Fortress of Solitude; Kandor

Indexer Notes

Writer identification from Martin O'Hearn.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Super-Family of Steel!
    Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane
  2. 1. The Super-Family of Steel! Part 1: Super-Husband and Wife!
    Lois Lane
  3. 2. ["Nice day for a stroll, eh, Peg?"]
    Peg
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. ["Deliver these and come right back."]
    Varsity Vic
  6. 5. [The Super-Family of Steel!] Part II: The Bride Gets Super-Powers!
    Lois Lane
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Letters to Lois
  8. 7. ["Sure, Timmy. I'll be right over"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  9. 8. Coming Super-Attractions!
  10. 9. [The Super-Family of Steel!] Part III: The Secret of the Super-Family!
    Lois Lane
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
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  • Dwayne Best
  • Ed Boner
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen