(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
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
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

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

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) (Expand) /

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

At Last! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
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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