(May 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
1960-03-25
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 copyright registration. On-sale date of March 24 in ad in Superman #137.


Lana Lang, Superwoman! (Table of Contents)

Lois Lane / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye; Kurt Schaffenberger (Lois' head)
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman; Lana Lang
Reprints

What's Wrong with These Pictures? (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Bernard Baily
Inks
Bernard Baily
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
non-fiction; advocacy
Synopsis
Five ways not to behave are depicted.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Later appeared in DC comics cover-dated May 1965.

The Girl That Almost Married Clark Kent! (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; Clark Kent [also appears as Superman]; Doris Drake; Jimmy Olsen
Synopsis
Doris Drake recieves an amulet from an Indian Fakir that allows her to read minds. She finds out Superman's secret identity and sets out to marry Clark Kent.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Martin O'Hearn

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

Supergram the Superman Puzzle Game / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Martin Naydel
Pencils
Martin Naydel; Jack Burnley (Superman figure)
Inks
Martin Naydel; Jack Burnley (Superman figure)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is always dropped in the harbor...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Reprints

Indexer Notes

puzzle page

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Lana Lang, Superwoman! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane [as Super-Lois]; Lana Lang [as Super-Lana]; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Brainiac; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen
Synopsis
Superman uses a blood transfusion to give both Lois and Lana super powers, but refuses to tell them why. But after they are drawn to an old mill, and survive its explosion, Superman reveals that he gave them powers a part of a bargain with Brainiac to keep the alien from destroying Earth.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Martin O'Hearn

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Peg / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mother, we just had a wonderful cooking lesson in school!
Genre
teen
Characters
Peg

Coming... Super-Attractions! (Table of Contents: 7)

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: 8)

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 Holly Hart; Ted Diamondstein; Cindy Yarman; Phyllis Jackson; Judy Goldberg; John Wilkey; Will Ravenal; John Dodero; Joel D. Weintraub.

How Lois Lane Got Her Job (Table of Contents: 9)

Lois Lane / comic story / 8 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]; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen
Synopsis
Lois remembers three scoops she got before she met Superman.
Reprints

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

Honey in Hollywood / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Cut!
Genre
humor
Characters
Honey; Ten-Percent Davis
Reprints

[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)

Joe Weider / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

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

Wilson Chemical Co. / 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. Lana Lang, Superwoman!
    Lois Lane
  2. 1. What's Wrong with These Pictures?
  3. 2. The Girl That Almost Married Clark Kent!
    Lois Lane
  4. 3. ["This is always dropped in the harbor..."]
    Supergram the Superman Puzzle Game
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  6. 5. Lana Lang, Superwoman!
    Lois Lane
  7. 6. ["Mother, we just had a wonderful cooking lesson in school!"]
    Peg
  8. 7. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Action Comics; Superman; Adventure Comics
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Letters to Lois
  10. 9. How Lois Lane Got Her Job
    Lois Lane
  11. 10. ["Cut!"]
    Honey in Hollywood
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Joe Weider
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
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