(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)

Editing
Related Scans
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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