(July-August 1957)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whtiney Ellsworth (credited); Mort Weisinger (actual)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

First Lois Lane feature in her own title.


Mrs. Superman! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; Ira Schnapp (logo design)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits changed from Ruben Moreira pencils to Al Plastino by Bob Hughes. Logo design credit from Todd Klein via his Facebook page, used with permission.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Garcelon Stamp Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Girl in Superman's Past (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jerry Coleman
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Lana Lang; Superman [Clark Kent]
Synopsis:
Lois meets Lana Lang for the first time, and the girls immediately compete to see whom Superman likes better. But Superman refuses to fall into their traps.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Artist changed from Ruben Moreira by Bob Hughes.

For the Best in Comics Entertainment (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Binky Shows "How to Make New Friends!" (Table of Contents)

Binky / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy; teen
Characters:
Binky; Allergy; Bob; Pete
Synopsis:
Binky suggests Allergy make friends with a new kid, Bob, but Pete does instead and then gets Allergy and the rest of the gang interested.

["Some years ago when the Associated Press..."] (Table of Contents)

Odd Newspaper Items! / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The New Lois Lane (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; "Con" Conners
Synopsis:
Superman hopes that Lois' constant snooping to find his identity will provide evidence to convince "Con" Conners that he is wrong in believing that Clark Kent is Superman.
Reprints:

["May I see you a minute, Joan?"] (Table of Contents)

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Reprints:

["The word edition originated from the Latin..."] (Table of Contents)

Newspaper Talk / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

Sleuths in Skirts (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

Mrs. Superman (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Jimmy Olsen; Lulu Lyons (introduction)
Synopsis:
Lois dreams she's married to Superman.
Reprints:
Keywords:
coma

Indexer Notes

Artist corrected from Ruben Moreira by Bob Hughes 2006-03.

["This is for me!"] (Table of Contents)

Ollie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Stephens Credit Sales / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Mickey Mantle Goes to Bat for the "Unlucky Fishermen" (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Junior Sales Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Mrs. Superman!
    Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  3. 2. The Girl in Superman's Past
    Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane
  4. 3. For the Best in Comics Entertainment
  5. 4. Binky Shows "How to Make New Friends!"
    Binky
  6. 5. ["Some years ago when the Associated Press..."]
    Odd Newspaper Items!
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  8. 7. The New Lois Lane
    Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane
  9. 8. ["May I see you a minute, Joan?"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  10. 9. ["The word edition originated from the Latin..."]
    Newspaper Talk
  11. 10. Sleuths in Skirts
  12. 11. Mrs. Superman
    Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane
  13. 12. ["This is for me!"]
    Ollie
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  15. 14. Mickey Mantle Goes to Bat for the "Unlucky Fishermen"
    Junior Sales Club of America
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