(November 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

The 'Superman-Lois' Hit Record! (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; Clark Kent; Don Weeder

Your United Nations at Work / From the Files of the World Health Organization (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:
Lin Tan
Synopsis:
Burmese Lin Tan goes to WHO nursing school in Rangoon. She then discovers the bubonic plague in her home village.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; published as a public service in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly, coordinating organization for national health, welfare and recreation agencies of the U.S.

The "Superman-Lois" Hit Record! (Table of Contents)

Lois Lane / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein; Kurt Schaffenberger (Lois Lane heads)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Don Weeder; Lana Lang; Perry White; Steve Allen (comedian); President John Kennedy (Photo on wall in story); Winston Churchill (Photo on wall in story); Nikita Krushchev (Photo on wall in story)
Synopsis:
Lois is furious when a novelty record mocking her relationship with Superman becomes a giant hit.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

A parody of a then current President Kennedy parody record by Vaughn Meader.
Inks: Lois Lane heads by Schaffenberger and the rest of the story by Klein. This was a short-lived practice around 1963-1964 on special stories. Inks and Synopsis info by Bob Bailey, 2005-03-19 (Per Sandell ed.)

The Flashiest News of the Year... (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Kubert (on main figure)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Flash Annual (DC, 1963 series) #1

The Girl with the Golden Arm! (Table of Contents)

Lois Lane / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Superman; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Ace Bower; Jerry Lewis (cameo); Bob Hope (cameo); Prince Rainier of Monaco (cameo); Princess Grace (cameo)
Synopsis:
Lois goes on a crusade against gambling, but starts to win big money in Ace Bower's casino, which leads to an underworld attempt on her life.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Letters to Lois / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

First two-page letter column; letters submitted by Alan Dean; John Bogusz; Gary Gerding; Mike Meridier; Chris Huba; Jean Swift; Mrs. Hope Buyukmikei; Gene Adams; Karen Ruck; Robert Fleischmann; John A. Lenfesty; Elva Evans; Reginald Gibson

"Dear Dr. Cupid!" (Table of Contents)

Lois Lane / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Bill (the mailman)
Synopsis:
Lois gets a new assignment to replace the "Advise-the-Lovelorn" columnist, who has broken her leg. She gets the idea that Clark is writing anonymous letters describing his secret love for her, and she waits for him to propose so she can turn him down.
Reprints:

["There's Peg and a girl friend."] (Table of Contents)

Peg / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Peg; Willy Jones
Synopsis:
Peg does her utmost not to notice Willy in his honking car.

Here It Is, Fans-- (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Roussos
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Johnny DC

Indexer Notes

subscription ad for The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series), now featuring hero team-ups; includes cover art from issue #50

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The 'Superman-Lois' Hit Record!
    Lois Lane
  2. 1. Your United Nations at Work / From the Files of the World Health Organization
  3. 2. The "Superman-Lois" Hit Record!
    Lois Lane
  4. 3. The Flashiest News of the Year...
    The Flash
  5. 4. The Girl with the Golden Arm!
    Lois Lane
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Letters to Lois
  7. 6. "Dear Dr. Cupid!"
    Lois Lane
  8. 7. ["There's Peg and a girl friend."]
    Peg
  9. 8. Here It Is, Fans--
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Bailey
  • Bob Hughes
  • Katie
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Per Sandell
  • Chris Boyko
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bill Wormstedt
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen