(February 1959)

DC, 1958 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly, with the exception of March, June, Sept. and Dec.
On-sale date
1958-12-24
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 Girl Who Stole Superman's Heart! (Table of Contents)

Lois Lane / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman; Superboy; Lana Lang
Reprints

The Magic Card! (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Bernard Baily
Inks
Bernard Baily
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
A group of kids discover the library.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Also appears in DC comics cover-dated January 1966.

Lois Lane's Kiss of Death! (Table of Contents: 2)

Lois Lane / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Perry White; Jed Blanton; James Paxton; Pete Malloy
Synopsis
After three men who have kissed Lois die under mysterious circumstances, she develops a reputation of being cursed.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Martin O'Hearn

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Just One Second! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Meet TV's Lois Lane (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
biography
Synopsis
Artlcle on Noel Neill, who portrayed Lois Lane in the syndicated television series The Adventures of Superman from 1953 to 1958.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

includes illustration of Noel Neill

When Lois Lane Forgot Superman! (Table of Contents: 6)

Lois Lane / comic story / 8.67 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]; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Dr. Zweikopfen; 'Killer' King
Synopsis
Lois has herself hypnotized to forget Superman ever existed -- but then she falls for Clark Kent.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Martin O'Hearn; later confirmed by Alvin Schwartz

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Editor: I'm curious about Lois Lane's family tree.

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Agnes Broadwin; Michael Prisament; Elleawease Murphy; Richard Conn; Jackson Denny; Ethel Guiness

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

Varsity Vic / 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
I'll put another nickle in the juke box...
Genre
humor
Characters
Varsity Vic
Reprints

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

Little Pete / 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
Pete, you got all your arithmetic homework correct!
Genre
humor
Characters
Little Pete
Reprints

The Girl Who Stole Superman (Table of Contents: 11)

Lois Lane / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Lana Lang; Superman; Superboy (flashback)
Synopsis
Lana comes to stay with Lois when she becomes unemployed but Lois is convinced Lana is using her to get to Superman.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Martin O'Hearn

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

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

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

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

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

Jowett Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

150 Civil War Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Girl Who Stole Superman's Heart!
    Lois Lane
  2. 1. The Magic Card!
  3. 2. Lois Lane's Kiss of Death!
    Lois Lane
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. Just One Second!
    The Flash
  6. 5. Meet TV's Lois Lane
  7. 6. When Lois Lane Forgot Superman!
    Lois Lane
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  9. 8. ["Dear Editor: I'm curious about Lois Lane's family tree."]
    Letters to Lois
  10. 9. ["I'll put another nickle in the juke box..."]
    Varsity Vic
  11. 10. ["Pete, you got all your arithmetic homework correct!"]
    Little Pete
  12. 11. The Girl Who Stole Superman
    Lois Lane
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    150 Civil War Soldiers
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