(November 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 Periodical 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

Last 10 cent issue.


[The Irresistible Lois Lane!] (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; Green Arrow; Aquaman; Batman: Lana Lang; Superman (on poster)

Indexer Notes

Lana Lang's hair is miscolored blonde.

Lois Lane's Secret Identity! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
John Forte
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane [Lorelei Larue]; Superman; Mr. Mxyzptlk; Jimmy Olsen; Lucy Lane; Lana Lang; the Society Bandit [Tyrone Westmore]; Mr. Snyde
Synopsis:
Lois goes undercover as Lorelei Larue to catch the Society Bandit. When Superman meets her, he falls in love with "Lorelei" and asks her to marry him a few days later. Lois figures out that Superman is being affected by Mr. Mxyzptlk's magic and tricks the imp into saying his name backwards.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Martin O'Hearn

Shake Hands with a Shark! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Russ Heath
Inks:
Russ Heath
Colors:
Jack Adler ?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

house ad for Sea Devils (DC, 1961 series) #2, on sale September 12

Wanted: Safe Bus Riders! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
safety tips for bus riders

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

The School for Scoops! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Robert Bernstein
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Superman [also as Clark Kent]; Jimmy Olsen; Nick Roker
Synopsis:
Lois is asked to teach a journalism course at the University of Metropolis, and gangster Nick Roker sends two goons to enroll in disguise so they can kill her before she finds out too much about him.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Martin O'Hearn

["All set for the beach picnic, Babs?"] (Table of Contents)

Babs / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Hy Rosen
Pencils:
Hy Rosen
Inks:
Hy Rosen
Colors:
?
Letters:
Hy Rosen

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Babs; Jerry
Reprints:

[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 Bill Schubert; Robert Hitsous; Duncan MacIvor; Pat Pollet; Bill Sarill; Kevin Stewart; Rhoda Leroy; Clementine Kenny; Jim Conkright

The Irresistible Lois Lane! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Robert Bernstein
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Green Arrow; Aquaman; Batman; Lana Lang; Krypto; Perry White; Superman
Synopsis:
Lois receives a secret signal to implement "Plan L," which will save Superman from a Kryptonite trap, but to conceal her true intentions, she must kiss three Justice League members, to the consternation of Lana Lang.
Reprints:
Keywords:
green kryptonite

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Martin O'Hearn

["Oh, Midge, the handsomest boy moved in next door..."] (Table of Contents)

Peg / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Peg; Bill
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [The Irresistible Lois Lane!]
    Lois Lane
  2. 1. Lois Lane's Secret Identity!
    Lois Lane
  3. 2. Shake Hands with a Shark!
    Sea Devils
  4. 3. Wanted: Safe Bus Riders!
  5. 4. The School for Scoops!
    Lois Lane
  6. 5. ["All set for the beach picnic, Babs?"]
    Babs
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Letters to Lois
  8. 7. The Irresistible Lois Lane!
    Lois Lane
  9. 8. ["Oh, Midge, the handsomest boy moved in next door..."]
    Peg
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