(October 1967)

DC, 1958 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
84
Indicia frequency:
monthly with the exception of March, June, and December
On-sale date:
1967-06-29
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

Issue Notes

Also designated on cover as 80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #G39 and as G-39 on indicia page.


A Collection of Lois' Greatest Shockers! (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 [Clark Kent]

Indexer Notes

cover art credits corrected 5/09 by Ted Watson

Scrap of the Century! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
adventure; historical

Indexer Notes

inside front cover; house ad for Tomahawk (DC, 1950 series) #112, on sale July 5

Table of Contents (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Lois Lane

The Witch of Metropolis (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Perry White; Professor Jason
Synopsis:
Lois thinks she turns into a witch at night.
Reprints:

Lois Lane -- Convict (Table of Contents)

Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane / comic story / 7.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Perry White; Baldy Pate
Synopsis:
Lois takes a bribe and is forced into crime by Baldy Pate.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Last 2/3 page compressed to 1/2 page in this reprinting. Writer identification by Martin O'Hearn.

He's More Fun Than... (Table of Contents)

Leave It to Binky / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
teen

Indexer Notes

house ad for Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #70, on sale July 25

The Six Lives of Lois Lane! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Lois Lane (as Barbara Frietchie; Florence Nightingale; Betsy Ross; Annie Oakley; Queen Isabella of Spain); Jimmy Olsen; Perry White
Synopsis:
After an accident Lois Lane believes she's various famous women from history.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from index of original printing.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Synopsis:
a selection of letters from previous issues

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Hilary Dole; Lorraine Sharon; Joan Barnett; Dennis Farrell; Alex Calenda; John Rakowski; Charlotte Augusto; Pamela Harris; Lynda Leigh; William C. Nelson; Albert Smith; Larry Bates; Susan Friedman; L.K. Sanders; James Brashears; Francine Kotler; George McCready; Joe Pedicino; Tania Sawa; Larry Mandell

The Mad Woman of Metropolis! (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 [also appears as Superman]; Jimmy Olsen; Dr. Blake; Lucy Lane; Ben Hur (cameo); Jonathan Kent (cameo)
Synopsis:
"Killer" Meigs' men try to convince Lois she is going insane to get revenge for her helping put their boss in prison.
Reprints:

Lois Lane's X-Ray Vision! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Perry White; Dr. Wendell; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Lana Lang
Synopsis:
An accident causes Lois' glasses to become X-Ray glasses.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Brown; Gil Kane
Inks:
Bob Brown; Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

listing of DC comics on sale early in July 1967; includes cover art from Tomahawk (DC, 1050 series) #112 and Green Lantern (DC, 1960 series) #55

Another Adventure of Major Matt Mason Mattel's Man in Space (Table of Contents)

Mattel; Major Matt Mason / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Major Matt Mason

Indexer Notes

First page is a comic of Matt Mason, second is various equipment for the Matt Mason figures.

The Ghost of Lois Lane (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Coleman
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Professor Grail
Synopsis:
After Superman accidentally causes Professor Grail's experimental teleporter chair to explode while Lois is sitting in it with his x-ray vision, he sees visions of a ghostly Lois. But Lois communicates through Jimmy's new typewriter to let Superman know that she is trapped in the fourth dimension and can be returned by the pull of a lever in Professor Grail's lab.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Last 2/3 page compressed to a 1/2 page.

["We interrupt this ad..."] (Table of Contents)

Superman and Batman with Robin / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #169, on sale July 25

Lois Lane's Darkest Secret! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Sandra Thorne; Jacques of Paris; Rita; Professor Boone; Kurt
Synopsis:
Lois uncovers a blackmail ring.
Reprints:

The Fattest Girl in Metropolis (Table of Contents)

Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane / comic story / 7.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Perry White; Professor Colby; Jimmy Olsen
Synopsis:
Professor Colby's ray turns Lois fat and she tries to keep Superman from seeing her.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Last 2/3 page compressed to a 1/2 page.

["To get a better advantage for your slot car on the curves..."] (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:
6522

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

hint submitted by Dolor Saquing, APO San Francisco, California

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. A Collection of Lois' Greatest Shockers!
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  2. 1. Scrap of the Century!
    Tomahawk
  3. 2. Table of Contents
  4. 3. The Witch of Metropolis
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  5. 4. Lois Lane -- Convict
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  6. 5. He's More Fun Than...
    Leave It to Binky
  7. 6. The Six Lives of Lois Lane!
    Superman
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Letters to Lois and Lana
  9. 8. The Mad Woman of Metropolis!
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  10. 9. Lois Lane's X-Ray Vision!
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  12. 11. Another Adventure of Major Matt Mason Mattel's Man in Space
    Mattel; Major Matt Mason
  13. 12. The Ghost of Lois Lane
    Superman
  14. 13. ["We interrupt this ad..."]
    Superman and Batman with Robin
  15. 14. Lois Lane's Darkest Secret!
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  16. 15. The Fattest Girl in Metropolis
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  17. 16. ["To get a better advantage for your slot car on the curves..."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
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