(April 1972)

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Volume:
15
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly (semimonthly Sept.)
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
DC [character]
Editing:
Dorothy Woolfolk; Ethan C. Mordden (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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Lois Lane / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Oksner; Murphy Anderson (Superman head)
Inks:
Bob Oksner ?; Dick Giordano ?; Murphy Anderson (Superman head)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino
Job Number:
D-809

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Superman; Thorn; Julie

Indexer Notes

Possible Oksner or Giordano inks per Nick Caputo, June 2011. Previous indexer listed Murphy Anderson as cover inker, but he only redrew Superman's head, which was company policy in this period.

Everything You Wanted to Know about Lois Lane * But Were Afraid to Ask! (Table of Contents)

Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Cary Bates
Pencils:
Werner Roth
Inks:
Vince Colletta; Murphy Anderson (Superman heads only)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
D-758

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Julie Spence; Jack Foster; Marsha Mallow; Kristin Cutler; Rose Forrest (cameo)
Synopsis:
Returning to Metropolis several weeks after her sister's death, Lois quits her job at the Daily Planet so that she can work freelance on important stories. She also tells Superman that they are finished, and moves into an apartment with three roommates.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
? (logo illustration)
Inks:
? (logo illustration)
Colors:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
D-805

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Bob Rozakis; Illona R. Arywitz; Maria Torres; Frank C. Verzyl; Joe Peluso; Mike Flynn; Gerard Triano; Matt Graham

Master Plan (Table of Contents)

Rose and the Thorn / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Rich Buckler ?; Werner Roth ?
Inks:
Mike Esposito ?; Vince Colletta ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
D-789

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thorn [Rose Forrest]; Lois Lane (cameo); Phil Forrest (cameo flashback)
Synopsis:
The Thorn tracks Lois Lane to her apartment while reflecting on a new battle plan against the 100 that will involve Lois and Superman.

Indexer Notes

Kanigher script per bio info as published in Robin Snyder's the Comics # 8, August 2001. Previous indexer credited Cary Bates.

Original indexer credited Buckler with pencils and Esposito with inks. Kurt Mitchel credits Roth with pencils and Colletta with inks.

The Amazing Brain Machine! (Table of Contents)

Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
D-831

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Clark Kent; Superman robot; Lana Lang; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen
Synopsis:
Lois and Lana each use a super-computer to try and learn how to get Superman to marry her.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Lois Lane
  2. 1. Everything You Wanted to Know about Lois Lane * But Were Afraid to Ask!
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Letters to Lois and Rose
  4. 3. Master Plan
    Rose and the Thorn
  5. 4. The Amazing Brain Machine!
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Bob Hughes
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Dwayne Best
  • Per Sandell
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bill Wormstedt
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen