(February 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
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

When Lois Lane Hated Superman! (Table of Contents)

Lois Lane / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Superman; Larry Kent

Hi Kids! I'm Your Friend, Johnny DC! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan (illustration)
Inks:
George Klein (illustration)
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Indexer Notes

inside front cover; house ad for DC Comicpacs ("4 brand-new DC comics in a bag, which sell for 47 cents"); includes cover art from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #158

The Girl Who Hated Superman! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Superman; Larry Kent; Perry White; Lana Lang; Jimmy Olsen (cameo); Lori Lemaris (cameo); Circe (flashback)
Synopsis:
On their third wedding anniversary, Lois discovers that Superman is keeping paintings of his old girlfriends hidden in a safe, but he won't tell her why, which threatens their marriage.

Indexer Notes

Imaginary Story

Health Myths Debunked! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
How to treat frostbite, a black eye, and does cutting your hair make it grow faster?

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Previously appeared in some November 1962 DC titles; later appears in May 1966 titles.

Lois Lane's Romance with Clark Kent! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Clark Kent [also appears as Superman]; Lana Lang; Perry White
Synopsis:
A doctor advises Lois that her feelings for Superman are endangering her health and she should transfer her affections to another man, so she chooses Clark.

[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 Michael E. Colby; Gloria Chittum; Linda Katz; Larry Gurwin; Douglas Bull; Paul Gambaccini; John Wright; Fred Bronson

["Oh, Officer!"] (Table of Contents)

Casey the Cop / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Casey

The Kryptonian Courtship! (Table of Contents)

Lois Lane / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Lucy Lane; Supergirl; Superman; Lori Lemaris; Krypto; Jor-El (flashback); Lara (flashback)
Synopsis:
Supergirl gives Lois a Kryptonian invention that enables her to watch the courtship of Jor-El and Lara as it happened, and Lois decides to copy what worked for them as she pursues Superman.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1962
Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months; 490,000
Owners: National Periodical Publications, Inc., Harry Donenfeld, Irwin Donenfeld, Sonia Iger, J.S. Liebowitz, P.H. Sampliner, S.U. Sampliner, Harry Donenfeld Foundation, Inc., all at 575 Lexington Avenue, New York 22, N.Y.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. When Lois Lane Hated Superman!
    Lois Lane
  2. 1. Hi Kids! I'm Your Friend, Johnny DC!
  3. 2. The Girl Who Hated Superman!
    Lois Lane
  4. 3. Health Myths Debunked!
  5. 4. Lois Lane's Romance with Clark Kent!
    Lois Lane
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Letters to Lois
  7. 6. ["Oh, Officer!"]
    Casey the Cop
  8. 7. The Kryptonian Courtship!
    Lois Lane
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
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  • Dwayne Best
  • Bob Hughes
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