(January 1963)

DC, 1958 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of Mar, June, Sept, Dec
On-sale date:
1962-11-15
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 Girl Who Refused to Marry Superman! (Table of Contents)

Lois Lane / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

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

The Invisible Lois Lane! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Professor Potter; Perry White; Roy Wilkins (Test Pilot)
Synopsis:
Lois drinks a potion that makes her invisible so she can learn Superman's secret identity.

Here Is Your Formula for a New Thrill In Comic Book Reading! (Table of Contents)

Strange Sports Stories / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

house ad for The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #45

Featuring the Mightiest Super-Heroes of All Time! (Table of Contents)

Superman / 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 Superman Annual (DC, 1960 series) #6, on sale November 15

The Secret Adventures of Batman and Robin! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan; Win Mortimer; Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Stan Kaye; Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Batman Annual (DC, 1961 series) #4, on sale November 8

["I'm ready, Vic!"] (Table of Contents)

Varsity Vic / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Vic

Lois Lane's Signal Watch! (Table of Contents)

Lois Lane / comic story / 7.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Mike Kimbo; "Muscles" (Mike Kimbo's henchman and Superman look-alike); Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Doc
Synopsis:
Mike Kimbo and his gang trick Lois with a fake Superman signal watch.

Hi, I'm Johnny DC... (Table of Contents)

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rube Grossman ?
Inks:
Rube Grossman ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
children; fantasy

Indexer Notes

house ad for Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Annual (DC, 1962 series) #[13 1962-1963]

[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 Nordquist; Joe Pedicino; Jim Watson; Lorraine Turner; Joseph Devine; Linda Love; Madelaine Eickles; Tommy Crawford; Andrew Koleszar, Jr.

Touchdown for Picasso! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Stan; friend of Stan's; Biff Drake
Synopsis:
Stan learns that even tough football players can appreciate the fine arts as well.

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

The Girl Who Refused to Marry Superman! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Lana Lang; Superman; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Red Kryptonite
Synopsis:
Red Kryptonite robs Superman of his powers. He decides to find out if Lois or Lana would still love him as a normal person.

["I'll pick Nancy up and off we'll go..."] (Table of Contents)

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 0.66 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jerry; Nancy
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Girl Who Refused to Marry Superman!
    Lois Lane
  2. 1. The Invisible Lois Lane!
    Lois Lane
  3. 2. Here Is Your Formula for a New Thrill In Comic Book Reading!
    Strange Sports Stories
  4. 3. Featuring the Mightiest Super-Heroes of All Time!
    Superman
  5. 4. The Secret Adventures of Batman and Robin!
    Batman and Robin
  6. 5. ["I'm ready, Vic!"]
    Varsity Vic
  7. 6. Lois Lane's Signal Watch!
    Lois Lane
  8. 7. Hi, I'm Johnny DC...
    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Letters to Lois
  10. 9. Touchdown for Picasso!
  11. 10. The Girl Who Refused to Marry Superman!
    Lois Lane
  12. 11. ["I'll pick Nancy up and off we'll go..."]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
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