(February 1967)

DC, 1958 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly except March, June and December
On-sale date:
1966-12-20
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Mort Weisinger; E. Nelson Bridwell (Assistant Editor)
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

Lois Lane's Aquaman Tricks! (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:
Lois Lane; Clark Kent

Indexer Notes

cover art credits corrected 5/09 by Ted Watson

Lois Lane's Aquaman Tricks! (Table of Contents)

Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger (signed)
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Professor Trenton Thorne; Ina Lemaris (Lori Lemaris' sister); Lori Lemaris (cameo flashback); Lew; Gus Franklin; Artis; Benny; Octavius (Octopus); Cyrano (Swordfish); Leonardo (Flying Fish); "Big-Mouth" Benny; "Artie the Ape"; "Kid Gloves" Carey; Harry; Jud
Synopsis:
Lois meets Professor Thorne, who has created a machine to allow him to communicate with fish, which she uses to help Superman against a gang trying to hijack a nuclear submarine.

Peace on Earth (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
the words "peace on earth" translated into many different languages

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

Even the Enemy Voted... (Table of Contents)

Sgt. Rock's 6 Battle Stars / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

house ad for Our Army at War (DC, 1952 series) #177 [80 Page Giant #G-32], on sale December 13

It's Yo-Ho-Ho and a Bottle of Root Beer... (Table of Contents)

Swing with Scooter / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Orlando
Inks:
Mike Esposito ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
teen

Indexer Notes

house ad for Swing with Scooter (DC, 1966 series) #5, on sale December 22

["Look at this. I bought a card of luminous plastic..."] (Table of Contents)

Cap's Hobby Hints / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

hint submitted by David Oswald of Chicago, Illinois

The Forbidden Box! (Table of Contents)

Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Superman; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Ber-Tal (Kandorian); Lana Lang
Synopsis:
Superman decides to test Lois to see if she can resist her curiosity by leaving her a sealed box that she is not to open.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Bob Hughes 5/09

Holy Pin-Ups! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino (illustrations)
Inks:
Murphy Anderson; Joe Giella (illustrations)
Colors:
? (illustrations)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin; Riddler; Joker; Penguin
Synopsis:
ad for 11 x 14 pinups- 3 sets of two suitable for framing; all six] for $1.00

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Irwin Donenfeld
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1966
Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 530,808
Actual number sold for issue nearest filing date (total paid circulation): 532,768
Owners: National Periodical Publications, Inc., Estate of Harry Donenfeld, J.S. Liebowitz, P.H. Sampliner, Irwin Donenfeld, S.U. Sampliner, Sonia Mondschein, all at 575 Lexington Ave., New York, N.Y. 10022

Watch Your Step! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
holiday safety message

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

listing of DC comics on sale late December 1966 / early January 1967

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Letters to Lois and Lana / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger (logo illustration)
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger (logo illustration)
Colors:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Christine Willment; Sheila Fyfe; Bruce Miller; Irene Vartanoff; Debbie Becraft; Deuise Rutledge; Jan Lockletz

Battle Grounds of the World (Table of Contents)

Adventures in the GI Joe Club with Andy and George / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Irv Novick
Inks:
Irv Novick
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

inside back cover; membership advertisement for the G.I. Joe Club

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Lois Lane's Aquaman Tricks!
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  2. 1. Lois Lane's Aquaman Tricks!
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  3. 2. Peace on Earth
  4. 3. Even the Enemy Voted...
    Sgt. Rock's 6 Battle Stars
  5. 4. It's Yo-Ho-Ho and a Bottle of Root Beer...
    Swing with Scooter
  6. 5. ["Look at this. I bought a card of luminous plastic..."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  7. 6. The Forbidden Box!
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  8. 7. Holy Pin-Ups!
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
  10. 9. Watch Your Step!
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Letters to Lois and Lana
  13. 12. Battle Grounds of the World
    Adventures in the GI Joe Club with Andy and George
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