(January 1960)

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:
1959-11-12
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 #259 and copyright registration.


Lois Lane's Secret Romance! (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 [as Batwoman]; Batman (in photo)
Reprints:

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

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

Three Nights in the Fortress of Solitude! (Table of Contents: 2)

Lois Lane / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Superman robot
Synopsis:
Lois spends three nights in the Fortress of Solitude, as Superman schemes to prove it would not be the ideal honeymoon cottage.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude

The Best Present of All! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy; teen
Characters:
Binky; Allergy; Mr. Biggs
Synopsis:
Allergy feels bad that he didn't buy fancy presents for his family but they remind him of all the other good things he did for everyone over the holidays.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Previously appeared in DC comics cover-dated February 1954 and January 1956.

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

Peg / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Oh, Daddy, what a nice trench coat!
Genre:
humor
Characters:
Peg

Coming Super-Attractions... (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Superboy; Superman, Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Lois Lane's Soldier Sweetheart! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Clark Kent [also appears as Superman]; Perry White; Eddie Banning, Jr.; Ed Banning Sr.
Synopsis:
Lois falls for a young soldier whose father is a movie producer. But is it all a plot just to get into films?
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Martin O'Hearn

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Nancy Pearl; Jean Oliva; John Costa; Lillian Spencer; James Brashears; Clark Bent; Claire Newman; Susan Jane Cohen

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

Task Force / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Lois Lane's Secret Romance! (Table of Contents: 9)

Lois Lane / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Supergirl [also appears as Linda Lee]
Synopsis:
Supergirl schemes to get Lois married to Superman. (First in a series). She even sends her a Batwoman costume and pretends it's a present from Batman to make Superman jealous.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Martin O'Hearn

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

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

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

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Bob's Christmas Gift! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Lois Lane's Secret Romance!
    Lois Lane
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  3. 2. Three Nights in the Fortress of Solitude!
    Lois Lane
  4. 3. The Best Present of All!
    Binky
  5. 4. ["Oh, Daddy, what a nice trench coat!"]
    Peg
  6. 5. Coming Super-Attractions...
    Superboy; Superman, Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen
  7. 6. Lois Lane's Soldier Sweetheart!
    Lois Lane
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Letters to Lois
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Task Force
  10. 9. Lois Lane's Secret Romance!
    Lois Lane
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Charles Atlas
  14. 13. Bob's Christmas Gift!
    Daisy Air Rifles
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Walker
  • Bob Hughes
  • Katie
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Matthew Head
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Mike Nielsen