(May 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 Phantom 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

For the Best in Comics Entertainment (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

inside front cover; house ad for DC comics

The Phantom Lois Lane! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jerry Siegel ?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Superman; Lana Lang; Lori Lemaris; Mon-El (cameo); Jax-Ur (cameo); Perry White (cameo); Jimmy Olsen (cameo); Linda Lee Danvers [Supergirl] (cameo); Phantom Zone
Synopsis:
After Superman gives Lois and Lana brooches made of space metals, Lana sends Lois and Lori Lemaris into the Phantom Zone. But Superman realizes Lana is acting out of character and figures that the brooch must be responsible, destroys it, and frees Lois and Lori.
Reprints:

[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 Erin Farrell; Irwin Simner; Richard Haywood; Eugene Strebel; Mimi Becker; Stephen Faro; Paul Seydor

["Look at him up on that high wire."] (Table of Contents)

Homer / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Homer

The Candid Camera Kid! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Superman
Synopsis:
Lois goes undercover at a small-town newspaper to uncover a counterfeiting ring.
Reprints:

Just One Second! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for The Flash (DC, 1959 series) #128

Is It a Bird? Is It a Plane? No, It's Superbaby! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #97, on sale April 3

["Wow, look at that - a girl lifeguard!"] (Table of Contents)

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jerry
Reprints:

Lois Lane, Slave Girl! (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; Joe; Professor; Crassus; Petronius; Julia; Superman
Synopsis:
Lois Lane is sent to ancient Rome by a "Time Bomb" used by criminals so she won't testify against them.
Reprints:

Time-Out for Talk! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Synopsis:
Tim and Mike learn to talk out their disagreements instead of fighting.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Phantom Lois Lane!
    Lois Lane
  2. 1. For the Best in Comics Entertainment
  3. 2. The Phantom Lois Lane!
    Lois Lane
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Letters to Lois
  5. 4. ["Look at him up on that high wire."]
    Homer
  6. 5. The Candid Camera Kid!
    Lois Lane
  7. 6. Just One Second!
    Flash
  8. 7. Is It a Bird? Is It a Plane? No, It's Superbaby!
    Superboy
  9. 8. ["Wow, look at that - a girl lifeguard!"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  10. 9. Lois Lane, Slave Girl!
    Lois Lane
  11. 10. Time-Out for Talk!
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