(May 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

Lana Lang, Superwoman! (Table of Contents)

Lois Lane / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Stan Kaye; Kurt Schaffenberger (Lois' head)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

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

What's Wrong with These Pictures? (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:
Five ways not to behave are depicted.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Later appeared in DC comics cover-dated May 1965.

The Girl That Almost Married Clark Kent! (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; Clark Kent [also appears as Superman]; Doris Drake; Jimmy Olsen
Synopsis:
Doris Drake recieves an amulet from an Indian Fakir that allows her to read minds. She finds out Superman's secret identity and sets out to marry Clark Kent.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Martin O'Hearn

["This is always dropped in the harbor..."] (Table of Contents)

Supergram the Superman Puzzle Game / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Martin Naydel
Pencils:
Martin Naydel; Jack Burnley (Superman figure)
Inks:
Martin Naydel; Jack Burnley (Superman figure)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

puzzle page

Lana Lang, Superwoman! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane [as Super-Lois]; Lana Lang [as Super-Lana]; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Brainiac; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen
Synopsis:
Superman uses a blood transfusion to give both Lois and Lana super powers, but refuses to tell them why. But after they are drawn to an old mill, and survive its explosion, Superman reveals that he gave them powers a part of a bargain with Brainiac to keep the alien from destroying Earth.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Martin O'Hearn

["Mother, we just had a wonderful cooking lesson in school!"] (Table of Contents)

Peg / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Peg

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Holly Hart; Ted Diamondstein; Cindy Yarman; Phyllis Jackson; Judy Goldberg; John Wilkey; Will Ravenal; John Dodero; Joel D. Weintraub

How Lois Lane Got Her Job (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen
Synopsis:
Lois remembers three scoops she got before she met Superman.
Reprints:

["Cut!"] (Table of Contents)

Honey in Hollywood / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Honey; Ten-Percent Davis
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Lana Lang, Superwoman!
    Lois Lane
  2. 1. What's Wrong with These Pictures?
  3. 2. The Girl That Almost Married Clark Kent!
    Lois Lane
  4. 3. ["This is always dropped in the harbor..."]
    Supergram the Superman Puzzle Game
  5. 4. Lana Lang, Superwoman!
    Lois Lane
  6. 5. ["Mother, we just had a wonderful cooking lesson in school!"]
    Peg
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Letters to Lois
  8. 7. How Lois Lane Got Her Job
    Lois Lane
  9. 8. ["Cut!"]
    Honey in Hollywood
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Jim Walker
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