(February 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.
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 (editor)
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

The Super-Family of Steel! (Table of Contents)

Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Van-Zee; Sylvia De Witt; Lyle; Lili
Reprints:

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

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Hi-Power Binoculars / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Super-Family of Steel! Part I: Super-Husband and Wife! (Table of Contents: 3)

Lois Lane / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Van-Zee; Sylvia De Witt; Laura Barton
Synopsis:
A girl who looks very much like Lois Lane meets a man who looks and acts very much like Superman and they get married by a native chief on a remote island.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer identification from Martin O'Hearn.

["Nice day for a stroll, eh, Peg?"] (Table of Contents: 4)

Peg / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Peg
Reprints:

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1959
Owner: National Comics Publications, Inc., H. Donenfeld, J.S. Liebowitz, P.H. Sampliner, G. Donenfeld, S.U. Sampliner, F. Iger, I. Donenfeld; S. Iger, A. Donenfeld, J.S. Liebowitz and A.S. Herzog as trustees for I. Donenfeld and S. Donenfeld, I. Rappaport and A.S. Herzog as trustees for L. Liebowitz and J.H. Liebowitz, H. Donenfeld Foundation, Inc., all at 575 Lexington Avenue, New York 22, N.Y.

["Deliver these and come right back."] (Table of Contents: 6)

Varsity Vic / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Varsity Vic; Fran
Reprints:

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

Continental Schools, Inc. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[The Super-Family of Steel!] Part II: The Bride Gets Super-Powers! (Table of Contents: 8)

Lois Lane / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Van-Zee; Sylvia De Witt; Miss Jingles; Lyle; Lili; Lana Lang
Synopsis:
The couple go on their honeymoon in space, then settle on Venus where they have twin children, after which the girl who looks like Lois gets superpowers.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude; Kandor

Indexer Notes

Writer identification from Martin O'Hearn.

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Joan Barnett (Leavenworth, Kansas); J. Higgins (Philadelphia, Pa.); Dennis Farrell (Roslyn Heights, N.Y.); Kathleen Williams (Hollis, N.Y.); Jimmy Horwitz (Albuquerque, New Mexico); Andy Rahl (Evanston, Ill.); Robbie Church (Houston, Texas); Alan Dreyfus (Great Neck, N.Y.); Edna Simmons (Chicago, Ill.)

["Sure, Timmy. I'll be right over!"] (Table of Contents: 10)

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jerry the Jitterbug
Reprints:

Coming Super-Attractions! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

[The Super-Family of Steel!] Part III: The Secret of the Super-Family (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Van-Zee; Sylvia DeWitt; Lyle; Lili; Superman; Lois Lane; Lana Lang; Superman robot; Sir Essex
Synopsis:
All is revealed and Van-Zee and Sylvia move into the bottle city of Kandor.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bottle City of Kandor; Fortress of Solitude; Kandor; Pittsdale

Indexer Notes

Writer identification from Martin O'Hearn.

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

Aircraft Carrier / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

150 Civil War Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 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 Body Building / 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. The Super-Family of Steel!
    Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Hi-Power Binoculars
  4. 3. The Super-Family of Steel! Part I: Super-Husband and Wife!
    Lois Lane
  5. 4. ["Nice day for a stroll, eh, Peg?"]
    Peg
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
  7. 6. ["Deliver these and come right back."]
    Varsity Vic
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Continental Schools, Inc.
  9. 8. [The Super-Family of Steel!] Part II: The Bride Gets Super-Powers!
    Lois Lane
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Letters to Lois
  11. 10. ["Sure, Timmy. I'll be right over!"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  12. 11. Coming Super-Attractions!
  13. 12. [The Super-Family of Steel!] Part III: The Secret of the Super-Family
    Lois Lane
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Aircraft Carrier
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    150 Civil War Soldiers
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Body Building
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
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