(February 1962)

DC, 1958 Series
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Price:
0.12 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

The Jealous Lois Lane! (Table of Contents)

Lois Lane / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

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

["First, we would like to thank you for having bought this DC magazine..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Letter from the publisher announcing the price increase from ten cents to twelve cents.

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

The Magic Spectacles! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
John Forte
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Lucy Lane
Synopsis:
Lois acquires a pair of magoc glasses that show her what animal each person she encounters most resembles in personality. Superman must somehow stop her before she looks at Clark Kent.

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

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Superman Annual (DC, 1960 series) #4

Let Science Serve You! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger ?; Tommy Nicolosi ?
Inks:
Morris Waldinger ?; Tommy Nicolosi ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Facts about scientific discoveries and a reminder to have an annual physical to take advantage of advances in medicine.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

The Jealous 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; Professor Potter; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Betty Drew; Lori Lemaris; Topo (Aquaman's pet octopus); Lana Lang
Synopsis:
Lois is wearing Professor Potter's new invention, a machine that rings when the user is jealous, but she goes to great lengths to keep the bell from ringing so that no one will know that she minds when Superman is nice to other women.
Reprints:

["Gosh, I never thought I'd make it!"] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Shorty

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Letters to Lois / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mort Weisinger ?
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger (logo illustration)
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger (logo illustration)
Colors:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Richard Cohen; Larry Kempster; Sheila Roberts; Kerry Knudsen; Donald Osterbauer; Gary Bookman

The Unforgettable Superman! (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; Lana Lang; Doug Tanner; Jimmy Olsen; Clark Kent [only appears as Superman in flashback]; Roy Sands
Synopsis:
Lois and Lana both meet handsome military men and consider getting married, but neither one can give up on the idea of someday marrying Superman.

["Brr, it's nasty. I'll have a bowl of hot soup"] (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; Alice

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1961
Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months: 515,000
Owners: National Periodical Publications, Inc., H. Donenfeld, I. Donenfeld, S. Iger, H. Donenfeld Foundation, Inc., J.S. Liebowitz, P.H. Sampliner, S.U. Sampliner, all at 575 Lexington Avenue, New York 22, N.Y.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Jealous Lois Lane!
    Lois Lane
  2. 1. ["First, we would like to thank you for having bought this DC magazine..."]
  3. 2. The Magic Spectacles!
    Lois Lane
  4. 3. Watch for the Fourth Superman Annual!
    Superman
  5. 4. Let Science Serve You!
  6. 5. The Jealous Lois Lane!
    Lois Lane
  7. 6. ["Gosh, I never thought I'd make it!"]
    Shorty
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Letters to Lois
  9. 8. The Unforgettable Superman!
    Lois Lane
  10. 9. ["Brr, it's nasty. I'll have a bowl of hot soup"]
    Cora the Car Hop
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bill Wormstedt
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen