(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)

Editing
Related Scans
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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