(May 1963)

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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

Superman's Romance with Lana Lane! (Table of Contents)

Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Countdown on Excellence (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Jerry; Jerry's father
Synopsis:
Jerry gets a lecture from his father on the importance of doing every job right.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Later appears in DC comics cover-dated March 1967.

The Devil and Lois Lane! (Table of Contents)

Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Superman; Jimmy Olsen; Lance Jason; Perry White; Lucy Lane; Lana Lang (cameo)
Synopsis:
When Superman overhears Lois tell her college boyfriend, Lance Jason, that she would sell her soul to the devil for a chance to marry Superman, he decides to teach her a lesson and masquerades as Satan, offering Lois her dream marriage in exchange for her soul.
Reprints:

Winners of Lois Lane Hair-Style Contest (Table of Contents)

Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger (illustrations)
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger (illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Synopsis:
Results of a contest announced in Lois Lane Annual #1; over 20,000 votes received; the winning 6,551 votes were for keeping Lois's hairstyle the same.

Indexer Notes

One indexer felt that one of the drawings resembled actor Teri Hatcher, who was to portray Lois Lane in the 1993-97 television series Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman.

["Oh-oh, a damsel in distress."] (Table of Contents)

Varsity Vic / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Vic
Reprints:

The Super-Suitor of Soomar! (Table of Contents)

Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Super-Male [Irn Brimba]; Crystal Ganyrog; Superman (cameo)
Synopsis:
Lois visits the planet Soomar where she meets a girl reporter much like herself, except that she resists the attentions of Soomar's super-hero, Super-Male.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Letters to Lois / letters page / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Mort Weisinger ?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Bobby Pelzel; Herman Cummings; Janice Leeland; Fred Hunter; Cathy Willard

Superman's Romance with Lana Lane! (Table of Contents)

Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Lana Lang; Superman; Lana Lane
Synopsis:
While visiting Superman's Fortress, Lois and Lana find a picture of Superman proposing to a girl who looks like both of them. He tells them the story, which they have forgotten, of how they were temporarily merged into one girl a few years earlier.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Superman's Romance with Lana Lane!
    Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane
  2. 1. Countdown on Excellence
  3. 2. The Devil and Lois Lane!
    Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane
  4. 3. Winners of Lois Lane Hair-Style Contest
    Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane
  5. 4. ["Oh-oh, a damsel in distress."]
    Varsity Vic
  6. 5. The Super-Suitor of Soomar!
    Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Letters to Lois
  8. 7. Superman's Romance with Lana Lane!
    Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane
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