(July 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
1959-05-14
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 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 ad in Action Comics #253 and copyright registration.


Baby 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
Lana Lang; Superman; Baby Lois Lane
Reprints
Keywords
babies

Buzzy Says "Be Sure of Your Facts!" (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
advocacy; teen
Characters
Buzzy
Synopsis
When the clubhouse boys jump to conclusions and believe Jim stole the club's money, Buzzy advises them to stay calm and double-check before making accusations.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Previously appeared in DC comics cover-dated April 1952.

The Cry-Baby of Metropolis! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Lana Lang; Superman; Professor Lockhart
Synopsis
Lois uses Professor Lockhart's youth ray to reverse her natural aging process. Unfortunately she will carry on regressing unless the Man of Steel trains his x-ray vision on her.
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)

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

Shorty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Visitor's Day aboard ship.
Genre
humor
Characters
Shorty
Reprints

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Having Date Trouble? (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

A Date with Judy / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Lois Lane's Romeo! (Table of Contents: 7)

Lois Lane / comic story / 8.67 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; Dino Del Monaco; Gina Loretti
Synopsis
Lois falls for an Italian artist who is trying to trap an American woman into marriage to obtain U.S. citizenship.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Martin O'Hearn.

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

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

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

Sgt. Route-Step O'Malley / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Irwin Hasen
Pencils
Irwin Hasen
Inks
Irwin Hasen
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Beautiful day for a hike...
Genre
humor
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 Margie Loughran; Bruce Burgess; David Freedman; Alex Calenda; Randy Bowling; Bobby Strauss; Ralph Edwards (in appreciation for his guest appearance in the previous issue).

Lois Lane's Super-Seance! (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
Robert Bernstein ?
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Mike the Moose; Madame Zabanga; Jinx Hoxey; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen
Synopsis
Superman convinces everybody Lois is a real mystic and can speak to the dead.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Bob Hughes.

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

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

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

Peg / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Let's go in for a soda, Peg!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Peg
Reprints

Coming Super-Attractions... (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Superman; Action Comics; Superboy / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

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

Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Baby Lois Lane!
    Lois Lane
  2. 1. Buzzy Says "Be Sure of Your Facts!"
    Buzzy
  3. 2. The Cry-Baby of Metropolis!
    Lois Lane
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. ["Visitor's Day aboard ship."]
    Shorty
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  7. 6. Having Date Trouble?
    A Date with Judy
  8. 7. Lois Lane's Romeo!
    Lois Lane
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  10. 9. ["Beautiful day for a hike..."]
    Sgt. Route-Step O'Malley
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Letters to Lois
  12. 11. Lois Lane's Super-Seance!
    Lois Lane
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  14. 13. ["Let's go in for a soda, Peg!"]
    Peg
  15. 14. Coming Super-Attractions...
    Superman; Action Comics; Superboy
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
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  • Bob Hughes
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  • Mike Nielsen
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  • Dwayne Best
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