(August 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
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 Super-Brain! (Table of Contents)

Lois Lane / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Bizarro; Lois Lane
Reprints:

Lois Lane's Super-Brain! (Table of Contents)

Lois Lane / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Lucy Lane; Professor Holt; Dr. Von Schmitt; Perry White; Garry Moore; Jimmy Olsen; Bizarro
Synopsis:
After tampering with Professor Holt's brain machine Lois gives herself super-intelligence, but also makes her head grow out of proportion with her body. She then tries to hide this mutation from everyone she meets.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Martin O'Hearn.
Lois appears on the real-world television show "I've Got a Secret" (hosted by Garry Moore) in this story.
One panel from this story is reprinted in The Superman Family (DC, 1974 series) #169.

["Look -- horse rides."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Little Pete; Pete's dad

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

The Battle of the Sisters! (Table of Contents)

Lois Lane / comic story / 8.66 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Lucy Lane; Superman; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Lana Lang; Bor-Jak (Kryptonian); Kandor; Van-Zee (cameo); Sylvia (cameo)
Synopsis:
Lois is shocked when Superman asks Lucy Lane to marry him. She teams up with Jimmy Olsen to figure out what's really going on, and it turns out to be Bor-Jak, yet another Kandorian double for Superman

The Inside Stories of Batman and Robin's Top Secrets (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan; Sheldon Moldoff; Dick Sprang
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Batman Annual (DC, 1961 series) #1, on sale June 29

[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 Joan Lee; Larry Mandell; Dennis Weil; Betty Makohan; Richard Gorsky; Bonnie-Jo Jacobson; Larry Gates; Joel Marks

The Last Days of Lois Lane! (Table of Contents)

Lois Lane / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; General Horton; Professor Van Hess; Dr. Jerrold; Sam Lane; Ella Lane
Synopsis:
Lois believes she's got less than a week to live due to radiation poisoning and tries to get stories that no other reporter would attempt.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Martin O'Hearn.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Lois Lane's Super-Brain!
    Lois Lane
  2. 1. Lois Lane's Super-Brain!
    Lois Lane
  3. 2. ["Look -- horse rides."]
    Little Pete
  4. 3. See the Many Fantastic Faces of Superman...
    Superman
  5. 4. At Last!
  6. 5. The Battle of the Sisters!
    Lois Lane
  7. 6. The Inside Stories of Batman and Robin's Top Secrets
    Batman
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Letters to Lois
  9. 8. The Last Days of Lois Lane!
    Lois Lane
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen