(November 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:
1960-09-22
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 Superman #141 and copyright registration.


The Battle Between Super-Lois and Super-Lana! (Table of Contents)

Lois Lane / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Lana Lang
Reprints:

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

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Dolls of Doom! Part 1: The Lois Lane Doll (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Cyril Madison; Anti-Superman Gang; Van-Zee (cameo); Sylvia (cameo); Lili (Van-Zee and Sylvia's daughter, cameo); Lyle (Van-Zee and Sylvia's son, cameo); Perry White; Jimmy Olsen
Synopsis:
The Anti-Superman Gang builds Lois Lane dolls so they can hide a bomb in one and destroy Superman's Fortress of Solitude.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude; Kandor

Indexer Notes

One panel from this story was reprinted in Superman Family (DC, 1974 series) #178.

Keep Learning -- the Key to Success! (Table of Contents: 3)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy
Synopsis:
Frank wants to quit school until he realizes how it will affect his future.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

Just Imagine! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Justice League of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

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

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

[Dolls of Doom] Part II: Trapped in Kandor (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Superman [also appear as Clark Kent]; Van-Zee; Sylvia; Dik-Zee (Van's twin brother); Lili; Lyle; Cyril Madison
Synopsis:
Lois Lane spends some time in Kandor to escape poison gas in the Fortress of Solitude.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Kandor

[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 Gloria Higgins; Martin Mazzel; "Last Lady"; Jim Larrabee; Dick Sale; Raymond Derucki; R. Twill; Carol Ruth Roswall.

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

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:
I was shot down in flames!
Genre:
humor; non-fiction
Synopsis:
illustrated colloquial expressions
Reprints:

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

Garcelon Stamp Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Battle Between Super-Lois and Super-Lana! (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Lana Lang; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]
Synopsis:
Lois and Lana gain superpowers and decide to fight it out for Superman's hand in marriage.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Martin O'Hearn.

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

National Radio Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

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

Motor's Auto Repair Manual / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Battle Between Super-Lois and Super-Lana!
    Lois Lane
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Charles Atlas
  3. 2. Dolls of Doom! Part 1: The Lois Lane Doll
    Lois Lane
  4. 3. Keep Learning -- the Key to Success!
  5. 4. Just Imagine!
    Justice League of America
  6. 5. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Action Comics; Adventure Comics; Superman
  7. 6. [Dolls of Doom] Part II: Trapped in Kandor
    Lois Lane
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Letters to Lois
  9. 8. ["I was shot down in flames!"]
    It's the Talk of the Teen
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  11. 10. The Battle Between Super-Lois and Super-Lana!
    Lois Lane
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    National Radio Institute
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Motor's Auto Repair Manual
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