(November 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
1959-09-22
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

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration. On-sale date of September 20 in ad in Mystery in Space #55.

The Shocking Secret of 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
Superman; Lois Lane
Reprints

New Stars for "Old Glory" (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
History of the United States flag and the custom of adding one star for each state.

Indexer Notes

inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

Introducing... Lois Lane's Parents! (Table of Contents: 2)

Lois Lane / comic story / 9 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]; Sam Lane (introduction); Ella Lane (introduction); Perry White; Lucy Lane
Synopsis
Superman flies Lois home to Pittsdale (population 1,101) for the 100th anniversary of the Pittsdale Star. Through a misunderstanding, everyone thinks they have come there to be married.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Martin O'Hearn

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

Marriage a la Mode! / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz
Pencils
Morris Waldinger
Inks
Tom Nicolosi
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When a Chinese bride rides a sedan...
Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Unusual wedding customs from China, Southern Europe, India, and ancient Britain.
Reprints

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Alias Lois Lane! (Table of Contents: 5)

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; Hal Brent; Chips Rogan; Anti-Superman Gang; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Krypto
Synopsis
Two crooks hire Sadie Blodget to impersonate Lois Lane, not realizing Sadie is Lois in disguise.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Martin O'Hearn

Coming Super-Attractions... (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

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 Andrew Scallet; Charlotte Chambers; David G. Yas; Bob Wallace; Donald Schlesinger; Hilary Dole; Barbara Vitagliano; Evelyn Pace

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

Bonny / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee! This muffler is going faster than I thought it would!
Genre
humor
Characters
Bonny; Leopold
Reprints

The Shocking Secret of Lois Lane! (Table of Contents: 9)

Lois Lane / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Circe; Lana Lang (cameo)
Synopsis
Circe gives Lois Lane the face of a cat to punish her for snooping, and Lois tries to hide the transformation from Superman by wearing a lead box on her head.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Martin O'Hearn

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

Garcelon Stamp Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

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

American Geographical Society's Around the World Program / 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 Shocking Secret of Lois Lane!
    Lois Lane
  2. 1. New Stars for "Old Glory"
  3. 2. Introducing... Lois Lane's Parents!
    Lois Lane
  4. 3. ["When a Chinese bride rides a sedan..."]
    Marriage a la Mode!
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    American Specialty Co.
  6. 5. Alias Lois Lane!
    Lois Lane
  7. 6. Coming Super-Attractions...
    Action Comics; Superman; Adventure Comics
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Letters to Lois
  9. 8. ["Gee! This muffler is going faster than I thought it would!"]
    Bonny
  10. 9. The Shocking Secret of Lois Lane!
    Lois Lane
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    American Geographical Society's Around the World Program
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