(May-June 1958)

DC, 1958 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1958-03-18
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor); Mort Weisinger (actual editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover, newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched (squarebound #68, 77, 86, 95, 104)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


Superman's Forbidden Room! (Table of Contents)

Lois Lane / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman
Reprints

Indexer Notes

art credits by Bob Hughes; previously credited to Al Plastino

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Jowett Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Superman's Secret Sweetheart (Table of Contents: 2)

Lois Lane / comic story / 8 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]; Polly Smith; Vera Stevens
Synopsis
Lois tries to help a lonely college girl gain acceptance with her classmates by setting her up as Superman's girl friend, and gets Superman to go along with the ruse.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

The New Adventures of Charlie Chan / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Cora the Car Hop / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Do you bring food right to the car?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Cora

Lois Lane in Hollywood (Table of Contents: 5)

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; Jimmy Olsen; Daryl Zorne; Gilda Glamarr
Synopsis
Director Zorne is making a movie about Superman, and Superman, Jimmy, and Perry all play their own parts, but Lois is replaced by Gilda Glamarr. A series of accidents makes everyone believe that Lois is trying to spoil the movie shoot because she is jealous.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

writer verified by Martin O'Hearn

Buzzy Scoffs at "That Deep Dark Secret!" (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy; teen
Characters
Buzzy
Synopsis
Margie learns that having a mental patient in the family is nothing to be ashamed of.

Indexer Notes

Previously appeared in DC comics cover-dated July 1952.

Gag Bag (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Honey in Hollywood / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How now, brown cow?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Honey
Reprints

Superman's Forbidden Room (Table of Contents: 9)

Lois Lane / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Rackets Williams; Dan Jones (Superman Impostor, Elevator Operator at the Daily Planet); Perry White
Synopsis
Rackets Williams and Dan Jones try to trick Lois into thinking that Dan is really Superman.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Martin O'Hearn.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wait till Valerie sees this box of candy...
Genre
teen
Characters
Jerry
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Zenith Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

American Geographical Society's Around the World Program / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Superman's Forbidden Room!
    Lois Lane
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute
  3. 2. Superman's Secret Sweetheart
    Lois Lane
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    The New Adventures of Charlie Chan
  5. 4. ["Do you bring food right to the car?"]
    Cora the Car Hop
  6. 5. Lois Lane in Hollywood
    Lois Lane
  7. 6. Buzzy Scoffs at "That Deep Dark Secret!"
    Buzzy
  8. 7. Gag Bag
  9. 8. ["How now, brown cow?"]
    Honey in Hollywood
  10. 9. Superman's Forbidden Room
    Lois Lane
  11. 10. ["Wait till Valerie sees this box of candy..."]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Company
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    American Geographical Society's Around the World Program
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Jim Walker
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Matthew Head
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