Superman #129
(May 1959)

DC, 1939 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly, with the exception of March, June, September and December
On-sale date
1959-03-19
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Mort Weisinger
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched (squarebound #183, 187, 193, 197, 202, 207, 212, 217, 222, 227, 245, 252, 272, 278, 284)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


The Ghost of Lois Lane! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White
Reprints

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

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

The Ghost of Lois Lane (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Professor Grail
Synopsis
After Superman accidentally causes Professor Grail's experimental teleporter chair to explode while Lois is sitting in it with his x-ray vision, he sees visions of a ghostly Lois. But Lois communicates through Jimmy's new typewriter to let Superman know that she is trapped in the fourth dimension and can be returned by the pull of a lever in Professor Grail's lab.
Reprints

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Clyde Beatty & Cole Bros. Circus at Palisades Amusement Park (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Peg / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You men are all alike...
Genre
humor
Reprints

Coming Super-Attractions (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Action Comics; Adventure Comics; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Clark Kent, Fireman of Steel! (Table of Contents: 7)

Superman / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Fire Chief Hogan
Synopsis
Assigned to join the fire department for a few days for a story, Clark must protect his secret identity and deal with a skeptical fire chief.
Reprints

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

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

Introducing the Girl of Steel! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Action Comics; Supergirl / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Metropolis Mailbag / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Editorial replies promote an upcoming Superbaby "untold tale" in Superboy and Supergirl's first appearance in Action Comics.

The Girl in Superman's Past! (Table of Contents: 11)

Superman; An Untold Tale of Superman / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lori Lemaris; Lois Lane
Synopsis
Superman recalls his college romance with Lori Lemaris, a mermaid from sunken Atlantis.
Reprints

[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) /

Zenith Company / 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 Audubon Nature Program / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Ghost of Lois Lane!
    Superman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  3. 2. The Ghost of Lois Lane
    Superman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. Clyde Beatty & Cole Bros. Circus at Palisades Amusement Park
    Palisades Amusement Park
  6. 5. ["You men are all alike..."]
    Peg
  7. 6. Coming Super-Attractions
    Action Comics; Adventure Comics; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane
  8. 7. Clark Kent, Fireman of Steel!
    Superman
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  10. 9. Introducing the Girl of Steel!
    Action Comics; Supergirl
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  12. 11. The Girl in Superman's Past!
    Superman; An Untold Tale of Superman
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Company
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    The Audubon Nature Program
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