(July 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:
1961-05-18
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 Wife of Superman! (Table of Contents)

Lois Lane / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

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

The Day Superman Married Lana Lang! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Lana Lang; Superman; Clark Kent robot; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen
Synopsis:
Superman marries Lana and gives his wife super-powers, crucially, Lana is immune to kryptonite and has to save her husband on numerous occasions. To allow Superman his self-respect she eventually leaves the Man of Steel and the Earth forever.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Imaginary Story

["Cora, I can use you in a television commercial tonight."] (Table of Contents)

Cora the Car Hop / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Cora; Al

Lois Lane's Childhood (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Lucy Lane; Sam Lane; Ella Lane; Jor-El; Lara; Kal-El; Krypto; Zor-El; Alura
Synopsis:
Lois and Kal-El's childhood are paralleled on different worlds, amazingly the future Superman is still able to save Lois's life.
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 Cameron Berg; William C. Nelson; Ezra Lajeune; Sharon Bush; Glenn Chisholm; Doug Hudgins; Ruth Kogel

["It's a nice day for a stroll in the park."] (Table of Contents)

Moolah the Mystic / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Moolah the Mystic

The Mad Woman of Metropolis! (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]; Jimmy Olsen; Dr. Blake; Lucy Lane; Ben Hur (cameo); Jonathan Kent (cameo)
Synopsis:
"Killer" Meigs' men try to convince Lois she is going insane to get revenge for her helping put their boss in prison.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Martin O'Hearn

["What a tiresome job!"] (Table of Contents)

Private Pete / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Private Pete

See the Many Fantastic Faces of Superman... (Table of Contents)

Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 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) #3, on sale June 22

At Last! (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Secret Origins (DC, 1961 series) #1, on sale June 15

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Wife of Superman!
    Lois Lane
  2. 1. The Day Superman Married Lana Lang!
    Lois Lane
  3. 2. ["Cora, I can use you in a television commercial tonight."]
    Cora the Car Hop
  4. 3. Lois Lane's Childhood
    Lois Lane
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Letters to Lois
  6. 5. ["It's a nice day for a stroll in the park."]
    Moolah the Mystic
  7. 6. The Mad Woman of Metropolis!
    Lois Lane
  8. 7. ["What a tiresome job!"]
    Private Pete
  9. 8. See the Many Fantastic Faces of Superman...
    Superman
  10. 9. At Last!
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