(May 1967)

DC, 1958 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly with the exception of March, June, and December
On-sale date:
1967-03-23
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

Superman's Unbeatable Rival! (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; Superman; Hero
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

cover art credits corrected 5/09 by Ted Watson

Superman's Unbeatable Rival! (Table of Contents)

Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Hero [revealed to be Bizarro-Flash]; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Lana Lang; Bizarro No. 1; Bizarro-Batman; Justice League [Green Lantern; Green Arrow; Hawkman; Flash; Batman; Wonder Woman; Atom; Aquaman] (cameo)
Synopsis:
A super-powered man appears in Metropolis and insists on marrying Lois. Superman reveals that he is really Bizarro-Flash, created by Bizarro No. 1, who wants to form a Bizarro Justice League.
Reprints:

Crunch! Yip! Blam! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #138 [80 Page Giant #G-35], on sale March 14

Sweetheart of Robin Hood! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Clark Kent; Robin Hood; Maid Marian; Sheriff of Nottingham; Wizard of Sherwood Forest
Synopsis:
Lois and Clark are in England covering the opening of the Robin Hood Museum when Lois scratches herself on a poisoned arrow, causing her to faint and dream of living in Robin Hood's time, where she uncovers his secret identity and is jealous of his relationship with Maid Marian (who resembles Lana Lang).
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Bob Hughes 5/09

[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

Characters:
Lois Lane; Lana Lang

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by David Lewin; Laura Mafchir; Andrew Steckiw; Spyro Kalas; Johnny Province; Linda Fried; Nancy Goldstein; Steve Ward; Dan Solis

They're the Maniaks (Table of Contents)

The Maniaks / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky ?
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

house ad for Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #68, on sale March 23

["I can't get this drawer of my work table open..."] (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
Job Number:
6496

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

hint submitted by Alfreda Doyle of San Antonio, Texas

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino; Bob Brown (illustrations)
Inks:
George Roussos; Bob Brown (illustrations)
Colors:
? (illustrations)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

listing of DC comics on sale late March / early April 1967; includes partial cover art from Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #200 and Challengers of the Unknown (DC, 1958 series) #56

BEM Shows Up! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Synopsis:
Brains, Emotions and Muscles should be used in combination for best results.

Indexer Notes

inside back cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Superman's Unbeatable Rival!
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  2. 1. Superman's Unbeatable Rival!
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  3. 2. Crunch! Yip! Blam!
    Superboy
  4. 3. Sweetheart of Robin Hood!
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Letters to Lois and Lana
  6. 5. They're the Maniaks
    The Maniaks
  7. 6. ["I can't get this drawer of my work table open..."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  9. 8. BEM Shows Up!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Bob Hughes
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