(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)

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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
  • Jim Walker
  • Bob Hughes
  • Katie
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Gene Reed
  • Matthew Head
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Chris Boyko
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen