(January 1961)

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:
1960-11-15
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

Lois Lane's X-Ray Vision! (Table of Contents)

Lois Lane / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Lana Lang; Clark Kent [Superman]
Reprints:

The Day When Superman Proposed! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Superman; Cleopatra; Helen of Troy; Marie Antoinette; Van-Zee (Cameo); Sylvia (Cameo); Perry White (Cameo); Jimmy Olsen (Cameo); Lana Lang; Lois Lane Robot; Fortress of Solitude; Kandor (Cameo); Red Kryptonite; Green Kryptonite
Synopsis:
After accidental exposure to Red Kryptonite Superman proposes to Lois Lane.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Otto Binder credit replaced with Jerry Siegel [MN 4/2008]. Jerry Siegel credit from letter published in one of the Adventure Comics Digests.

["Why so sad, Al?"] (Table of Contents)

Cora the Car Hop / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Cora; Al

Watch for the Second Superman Annual! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Superman Annual (DC, 1960 series) #2

Get a Grip on Your Gripes! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Synopsis:
Fred loses his temper all the time until he is confronted by Joe.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

Lois Lane's X-Ray Vision! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Perry White; Dr. Wendell; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Lana Lang
Synopsis:
An accident causes Lois' glasses to become X-Ray glasses.
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:
Al Plastino ? (logo illustration)
Inks:
? (logo illustration)
Colors:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Robert Wong; Anne Zeek; Lee Clark; Linda Leigh; Kenny Blythe; Ben Adler; Paul Aiesi; Albert Smith; Larry Bates; David Black

["That was Ronnie."] (Table of Contents)

Peg / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Peg; Ronnie; Peg's mom

Sweetheart of Robin Hood! (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; Robin Hood; Maid Marian; Sheriff of Nottingham; Wizard of Sherwood Forest
Synopsis:
Lois and Clark are in England covering the opening of the Robin Hood Museum when Lois scratches herself on a poisoned arrow, causing her to faint and dream of living in Robin Hood's time, where she uncovers his secret identity and is jealous of his relationship with Maid Marian (who resembles Lana Lang).
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Bob Hughes (May 2009)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Lois Lane's X-Ray Vision!
    Lois Lane
  2. 1. The Day When Superman Proposed!
    Lois Lane
  3. 2. ["Why so sad, Al?"]
    Cora the Car Hop
  4. 3. Watch for the Second Superman Annual!
    Superman
  5. 4. Get a Grip on Your Gripes!
  6. 5. Lois Lane's X-Ray Vision!
    Lois Lane
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Letters to Lois
  8. 7. ["That was Ronnie."]
    Peg
  9. 8. Sweetheart of Robin Hood!
    Lois Lane
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