(November-December 1958)

DC, 1958 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1958-09-16
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); Mort Weisinger (actual)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

First letters page this issue.

The Fattest Girl in Metropolis! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints

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

Honor House Products Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Superman's Greatest Sacrifice! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Robert Bernstein
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It never happened before and Lois was beginning to believe it would never happen!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman; Dolores Drake; Perry White
Synopsis
Lois meets heiress Dolores Drake who seems to be an exact double of her. Superman mistakes Dolores for Lois, and as Lois watches, he seems to prefer Dolores over the real Lois.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from 80-Page Giant #3 (September 1964) reprint credits.

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Look to the Stars! (Table of Contents: 4)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
Bob and his friends are saved from being lost in the woods because Bob knows how to find Polaris, the North Star.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

Do You Know the Legend of Superman? (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

House ad for the Superman family of comic books (Action Comics. Adventure Comics, Lois Lane, Jimmy Olsen, Superboy, Superman, World's Finest Comics) in the form of a rebus. Also includes cover of Superman (DC, 1939 series) #125.

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

Johnny and Janie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
And this time, please watch your table manners, Johnny...
Genre
humor
Characters
Janie; Johnny
Reprints

The Girl of 100 Costumes! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman; Perry White; Joyce Van Ressler
Synopsis
Due to a misunderstanding, Lois thinks Superman will like her better if she changes her look frequently. She contrives to be dressed in many different and exotic outfits whenever Superman is supposed to be around, but he never notices.
Reprints

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

Tootsie Roll Pop / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

Linda and Larry / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lampert ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You've been fighting again, Herby?
Genre
teen
Reprints

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Hank Weisinger; Joan Randall; Mrs. Jane Anthony; Lorna Vale; Thomas Emory

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

Jerry the Jitterbug / 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
Wait 'till you see what I got for my birthday!
Genre
humor
Reprints

Wings and Winnie Winchester Bag a Thief (Table of Contents: 12)

Winchester Skates / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

The Fattest Girl in Metropolis (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Professor Colby
Synopsis
Professor Colby's ray turns Lois fat and she tries to keep Superman from seeing her.
Reprints

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

American Specialty Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Fattest Girl in Metropolis!
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Honor House Products Corp.
  3. 2. Superman's Greatest Sacrifice!
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. Look to the Stars!
  6. 5. Do You Know the Legend of Superman?
    Superman
  7. 6. ["And this time, please watch your table manners, Johnny..."]
    Johnny and Janie
  8. 7. The Girl of 100 Costumes!
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  10. 9. ["You've been fighting again, Herby?"]
    Linda and Larry
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Letters to Lois
  12. 11. ["Wait 'till you see what I got for my birthday!"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  13. 12. Wings and Winnie Winchester Bag a Thief
    Winchester Skates
  14. 13. The Fattest Girl in Metropolis
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Charles Atlas
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    American Specialty Co.
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