(February 1965)

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

Superman's Secret Wife! (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; Superman

Don't Give Fire a Place to Start! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Clark Kent]
Synopsis:
Superboy puts out a fire at the Smallville Teen-Age Club which inspires them to start a project to educate people about fire prevention.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Previously published in DC comics cover-dated July 1954.

Lois Lane's College Scoops (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger (signed)
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vivian Berg

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Superman [Clark Kent]; Jimmy Olsen; Pete Ross (Flashback)
Synopsis:
Lois tells the story of three scoops she got in college. Unknown to Lois, Superman had influenced all three scoops, even though they had not yet met.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

It is established in this story that Lois Lane and Pete Ross went to the same college.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Letters to Lois / letters page / 0.66 page (report information)

Script:
Mort Weisinger ?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Gary Benjamin; Frances Lux; Susan Bates; Rich Walls; "Gordion the Panthan"; C. Miller and R. M. Alejo; Glenn Barry

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1964
No circulation information given.
Owners: National Periodical Publications, Inc,. Harry Donenfeld, J.S. Liebowitz, P.H. Sampliner, Irwin Donenfeld, S.U. Sampliner, Sonia Iger, all at 575 Lexington Avenue, New York, N.Y.

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

Varsity Vic / comic story / 0.66 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Varsity Vic
Synopsis:
After Vic changes a pretty girl's tire, her boyfriend comes out of hiding.
Reprints:
  • from ?

Superman's Secret Wife! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger (signed)
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Snapinn

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Superman [Clark Kent]; Circe; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Professor Phineas Potter; Lucy Lane; Lori Lemaris; Ronal; Lana Lang
Synopsis:
Lois learns that Superman has secretly been married and tries to figure out who he had married.
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude

The Fingergirl of Death! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger (signed)
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Snapinn

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Jimmy Olsen; Roger "Rajah" Drake; Monk; Perry White
Synopsis:
Lois Lane goes undercover as a mobster's moll to bring down Roger "Rajah" Drake. but Superman makes it appear that Drake has killed Jimmy, Perry, and Clark to convince her not to take on any more dangerous assignments.
Reprints:

["Readers... the most sensational bargains in thrilling stories today..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan; Sheldon Moldoff; Joe Kubert (illustrations)
Inks:
?; ?; Joe Kubert (illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Characters:
Superman; Batman; Sgt. Rock

Indexer Notes

house ad for 80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #5 (Batman), #6 (Superman), and #7 (Sgt. Rock's Prize Battle Tales)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Superman's Secret Wife!
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  2. 1. Don't Give Fire a Place to Start!
    Superboy
  3. 2. Lois Lane's College Scoops
    Lois Lane
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Letters to Lois
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. ["Oh, oh - a damsel in distress"]
    Varsity Vic
  7. 6. Superman's Secret Wife!
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  8. 7. The Fingergirl of Death!
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  9. 8. ["Readers... the most sensational bargains in thrilling stories today..."]
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