(May 1964)

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 Unknown Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman's Girl Friend 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; Bamor

The Unknown Superman! (Part I) (Table of Contents)

Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Superman; Dr. Drolic; Joe Brant; Mr. Grant; Strong Bear [Bamor]
Synopsis:
Dr. Drolic has a machine that will find the greatest unknown person in a given category. Lois uses it to find the greatest unknown super-person which leads her to Strong Bear.
Reprints:

['So long, Mom. We've got a big history exam today!'] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Varsity Vic
Synopsis:
Vic has an important history exam.

["Be Kind to Animals" Week] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Shorty

The Secret of Strong Bear! (Part II) (Table of Contents)

Superman's Firl Friend Lois Lane / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Strong Bear [Bamor]; Dr. Drolc; Lana Lang (cameo); Superman
Synopsis:
Lois learns the truth about Strong Bear.
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 Rick Hutchins; Mary Ann Garvinowicz; Anna Savvides; Jane Kadonaga; Shelley Karol; Joyce M. Bakiun; Connie Gillett; Pat Flaherty

Ride a Sea-Going Thunderbolt... (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Irv Novick
Inks:
Irv Novick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

house ad for Capt. Storm (DC, 1964 series) #1, on sale March 12

Lois Lane, Beauty Queen! (Table of Contents)

Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane / comic story / 8.66 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Forte
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Rex Koven; Perry White (cameo); Jimmy Olsen (cameo); Superman
Synopsis:
Lois Lane enters a beuty contest to try to get an interview with Rex Koven, a burglar-alarm manufacturer serving as a contest judge.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Unknown Superman!
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  2. 1. The Unknown Superman! (Part I)
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  3. 2. ['So long, Mom. We've got a big history exam today!']
    Varsity Vic
  4. 3. ["Be Kind to Animals" Week]
    Shorty
  5. 4. The Secret of Strong Bear! (Part II)
    Superman's Firl Friend Lois Lane
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Letters to Lois
  7. 6. Ride a Sea-Going Thunderbolt...
    Capt. Storm
  8. 7. Lois Lane, Beauty Queen!
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bill Wormstedt
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen