(April 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
1960-02-09
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 #262 and copyright registration.


The Kryptonite Girl! (Table of Contents)

Lois Lane / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman
Reprints

Draw Lincoln (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Art Instruction, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Lois Lane's Signal-Watch! (Table of Contents: 2)

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]; Jimmy Olsen; Lucy Lane; Lefty; Biff
Synopsis
Superman gives Lois a signal watch and she drives him crazy calling about stupid things.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Bob Hughes

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

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 Frank M. Bruno; Richard Sax; Judith Stevens; Lyle Victor; Victor Martinex; Ethel Gatlier; Lorraine Sharon; Roger Lane; Kirk Smythe.

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

Varsity Vic / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wasn't that picture simply super, Vic?
Genre
teen
Characters
Varsity Vic
Reprints

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

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

The Mystery of Skull Island! (Table of Contents: 6)

Lois Lane / comic story / 9 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; Carlos Floyd; Edna Van Cleve Floyd; Willis
Synopsis
Perry has Clark and Lois disguise themselves as a butler and maid in order to spy on Hollywood movie star Carlos Floyd.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Martin O'Hearn

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

It's the Talk of the Teen / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Martin Naydel
Pencils
Martin Naydel
Inks
Martin Naydel
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Flip the grip, chum!
Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Several teen-age slang expressions are depicted.
Reprints

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

Pyro Plastics Corporation / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Kryptonite Girl! (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]; Jimmy Olsen; Lucy Lane; Duke (Lucy's dog); Perry White
Synopsis
Lois disobeys Superman's warning, opens a strange box from outer space and gets Kryptonite vision.
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) /

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

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

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Kryptonite Girl!
    Lois Lane
  2. 1. Draw Lincoln
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  3. 2. Lois Lane's Signal-Watch!
    Lois Lane
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Letters to Lois
  5. 4. ["Wasn't that picture simply super, Vic?"]
    Varsity Vic
  6. 5. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Superboy; Action Comics; Superman
  7. 6. The Mystery of Skull Island!
    Lois Lane
  8. 7. ["Flip the grip, chum!"]
    It's the Talk of the Teen
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Pyro Plastics Corporation
  10. 9. The Kryptonite Girl!
    Lois Lane
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Charles Atlas
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
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