(September-October 1958)

DC, 1958 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1958-07-17
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.


The Super- Courtship of Lois Lane! (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

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

Jowett Institute of Physical Training / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Super-Courtship of Lois Lane (Table of Contents: 2)

Lois Lane / comic story / 7.67 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]; Jimmy Olsen; Professor Z. Parker
Synopsis
Trying to be helpful, Jimmy uses a doctored tape of Clark's voice to hypnotize him into proposing to Lois, but when Lois refuses Clark, he tries again as Superman. However, it's April Fools' Day, so Lois refuses Superman too, thinking it's just a joke.
Reprints

A Ton of Laughs... (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Lois Lane / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Know Your Pet! (Table of Contents: 5)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Lou Cameron
Inks
Lou Cameron
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Editing
?

Genre
advocacy
Characters
Jimmy; Jimmy's mom; Rags (dog)
Synopsis
Jimmy tries to treat his dog like a poodle, not realizing that different pets need different care.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I made some chili today, Cora.
Genre
teen
Characters
Cora

Lois Lane, Working Girl (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Jerry Coleman
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Perry White; Ron Harris; Jed Brant; Joe Hogg
Synopsis
Lois is offered a starring role as a working girl in a play, but the director thinks she needs some practical experience, so he gets her a job in a pretzel factory. The foreman there resents Lois because she was hired in place of his girlfriend, so he tries to get her fired, and Superman has to help her keep her job.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Martin O'Hearn

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

Peg / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sorry, Elmer, I can't make it tonight...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Peg; Elmer
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

DeLuxe Photo Service / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Chuckle Box / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (logo illustration)
Inks
? (logo illustration)
Colors
? (logo illustration)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

page of jokes

Annie Oakley Gets Her (Super) Man (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]
Synopsis
Lois gets amnesia and thinks she's Annie Oakley.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Martin O'Hearn

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

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

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

The National Sports Council / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Super- Courtship of Lois Lane!
    Lois Lane
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  3. 2. Super-Courtship of Lois Lane
    Lois Lane
  4. 3. A Ton of Laughs...
    Lois Lane
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  6. 5. Know Your Pet!
  7. 6. ["I made some chili today, Cora."]
    Cora the Car Hop
  8. 7. Lois Lane, Working Girl
    Lois Lane
  9. 8. ["Sorry, Elmer, I can't make it tonight..."]
    Peg
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    DeLuxe Photo Service
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Chuckle Box
  13. 12. Annie Oakley Gets Her (Super) Man
    Lois Lane
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    The National Sports Council
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