(August 1971)

DC, 1958 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly [semimonthly Sept.]
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
DC [character]
Editing:
E. Nelson Bridwell
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

[A Tree Grows in Metropolis!] (Table of Contents)

Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Giordano (signed)
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino
Job Number:
N-336

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Superman
Reprints:

A Tree Grows in Metropolis! (Table of Contents)

Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Cary Bates
Pencils:
Werner Roth
Inks:
Vince Colletta; Murphy Anderson (Superman heads)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
N-204

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Superman; Rzalin
Synopsis:
Superman saves an alien tree, the last remaining life-form on its planet, by bringing it to Earth and planting it in Metropolis Park. However, the "tree" is really a female alien who wants Superman for herself, and tries to kill Lois.
Reprints:

More for Your Money...And Better (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Superman (DC, 1939 series) #241, on sale June 15

["Let's stop and rap a moment..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Carmine Infantino
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
explanation for the price increase and page increase for all DC comics beginning this month

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
Ross Andru (logo illustration)
Inks:
Mike Esposito (logo illustration)
Colors:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
N-337

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Nicole Schneider; Gerard Triano; Marcie Newman

Superman's Secret Family! (Part I) (Table of Contents)

Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-341

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Superman; Perry White; Professor Burke; Mooki; Nipper; Superman robot
Synopsis:
Using a super-telescope, Lois sees Superman fly to a distant planet where he appears to be hiding a mermaid wife and son.
Reprints:

Take a Giant Step... (Table of Contents)

Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #140 [80 Page Giant #G-86[, on sale June 3

The Robot Paradise! (Part II) (Table of Contents)

Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-342

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Superman; Superman robot X-3; Mooki; Nipper; Superman robots (flashback); Krypto (cameo flashback)
Synopsis:
Lois and Superman learn the truth about the super-family -- defective Superman robot X-3 built a robot mermaid wife and son on the faraway planet because he wanted a life like Superman's.
Reprints:

Rock and Rose (Table of Contents)

Rose and the Thorn / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Dick Giordano
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Snapinn ?
Job Number:
N-219

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thorn [Rose Forrest]; Detective Danny Stone; Leo; Vince Adams; the 100
Synopsis:
The Thorn saves her would-be assassin when the 100 turns on him, then helps him start on the right path.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [A Tree Grows in Metropolis!]
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  2. 1. A Tree Grows in Metropolis!
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  3. 2. More for Your Money...And Better
    Superman
  4. 3. ["Let's stop and rap a moment..."]
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Letters to Lois and Rose
  6. 5. Superman's Secret Family! (Part I)
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  7. 6. Take a Giant Step...
    Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen
  8. 7. The Robot Paradise! (Part II)
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  9. 8. Rock and Rose
    Rose and the Thorn
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